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Chronicle Telegram (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Elyria, Ohio Char okie a Grom by a of Fri. May expert fire is out at chernobyl reactor . A an irrational atomic Energy official said today that fire at the chernobyl nuclear Ictor has been put out. The Ivor of Kiev said a Quarter hum children will leave tool Early this year because of devastating Accident. Phe Agency official Morris sen told a news conference in 3cow that an adjacent read at the ukrainian facility feed some fire damage but Cooling system was working d there was no danger the reactor would release nation. Kiev mayor Valentin Gursky id schools attended by a Quarter million of the City s children will close Early this year because of the Power Plant Accident. He said the move was not an emergency measure. We Are simply advancing the Normal school Holiday a Little Gursky told a group of foreign reporters during a visit arranged by the soviet foreign ministry. Ukrainian health minister Anatoly Romanenko was quoted earlier As saying on Kiev radio that school children would be moved out of the area As a precaution. Kiev the nation s third largest City with 2.4 Mil lion inhabitants is 80 Miles South of the damaged reactor. At the Moscow news Confer ence Rosen said workers were trying to Seal off the no. 4 reactor at the chernobyl facility where a chemical explosion occurred april 26, setting off a fire and spewing a radioactive Cloud Over Europe. The aim is to encase the whole fourth unit in Concrete and work has begun to place a Concrete foundation under the he said. Ukrainian Premier Alexan Der Lyashkov had told Western journalists in Kiev on thursday that Crews still were trying to put out the reactor fire. The director of the International atomic Energy Agency Hans Blix flew Over the reactor thursday and said on soviet television that smoke was coming from the facility. But Rosen said today the fire is he said his information came from soviet officials and observations of a team from the Vienna Austria based nuclear watchdog Agency. He did not specify what observations led to the conclusion that the fire was out. There was no indication whether the release of radioactivity had stopped or whether the reactor Core meltdown had been halted. Blix said at today s news conference that the soviets have agreed to release daily radiation Levels beginning today from a monitoring station 37 vie Miles from the reactor and from six other stations along the coun try s Western Border. Rosen said most of the 204 people injured in the Accident which officials said began april 26, were firefighters and that All had been sent to Moscow for treatment. Romanenko warned in an article in today s Issue of the newspaper pravda Ukraine that people should Wash Well water Down streets and Yards and keep children indoors As much As possible. The situation has markedly improved since my last address. The level of background Radia Tion is gradually failing. At present it is in the limit of the norms recommended by nation Al and International organizations and does not represent a danger to the health of the population including he wrote. However it was not Clear whether he was referring to radiation Levels in the Accident area or in Kiev itself. Lyashkov also told Western reporters thursday that authorities had not ordered the major part of the evacuation until six Days after the Accident. Teens see grim reminder of drunk driving Ripps Howard news service West Warwick . On smashed rear window of the cd in front of the West Irwick senior High school was Itten this simple but poignant two toll Gate dents were killed in this car. N t let this happen to you. N t drink and t was the car 16-year-old ins John and Missie Stubbs Riding in five weeks ago a drinking at a party. The slammed into a tree and in the Driver died at the be. His sister died in the Spital two Days later he car was towed to West Irwick High thursday As a Ophic reminder to students not drink and drive at tonight s Lior prom. But it was a Ninder some found too graph students at toll Gate High 100 in Warwick the Stubbs is school turned Down a digestion from Warwick police if John f. Coutcher to Dis the car at their school. Y thought it would be too and too macabre the if said. And Many of the ends knew the victims and a the car would be trauma key said. Normand a. Archambault. Chairman of the West Warwick school committee said that displaying the car in his town was a bad idea and that he would be glad when it is removed today. It s too said Archambault. I Don t think it serves any useful John c. Farrell the guardian of the twins gave the wrecked 1977 Oldsmobile to the police after the crash and endorsed Coutcher s idea that the car be placed in front of Warwick schools. When the idea did not go Over in Warwick Coutcher let it drop. But Penelope d. Quinn the West Warwick student Council adviser had read about the tragedy and called Farrell to ask if the car could be displayed in West Warwick. Farrell approved. On thursday the wrecked car was All that students talked about. They clustered around the wreck throughout the afternoon looking at it and touching it talking about How two people their own age had died in it. And All said that no matter How gruesome the car looked no matter How depressing the sight bowing to custom Prince and Princess of Wales follow custom Friday by Riding their shoes in the Tatami Straw mat room As they n to an explanation from chief priest Takudo Ishikawa Shi Sendo a Kyoto Japan Temple belonging to the zen of buddhism. A Bora pushes new ceiling from Page Al taken a formal stand yet they la probably oppose lowering the ceiling. Mahaney and Bolin said present interest rates Are Justi fied Given the costs of maintain ing credit card programs. The overhead is much higher than in any other Type of credit that s Bolin said. Also it s the Riskiest Type of loan that s made because there s no Security Fox however disagreed. During the past 24 months the average interest rate for unsecured personal Loans has declined More than 1.5 he said. But credit card interest rates have remained almost the chronicle Telegram 225 East Avenue p 0. Box 4010 Elyria Ohio 44036 uses 110-020 May no. 129 second class postage paid at Elyria 0.44036 published daily except Christmas by the Lorain county printing publishing company. 125 East Avenue. P o Box 4010 Elyria. 0. 44036 single copy daily .25 sunday .50 Home delivery by Carrier ally sunday 11.85 per week adult motor route delivery Aily sunday per month payable in Advance mail within United states Aily sunday 40 per year payable in Advance postmaster. Send address changes to the chronicle Telegram. 25 East . Box 4010 Elyria 0.44036 phones -7000 Lora a 244-6295 Veland 777-3734 or 777-5545 Hotl toc 329-1110 hot line 329-7230 of broken Glass the wrecked motor the crushed seats and steering wheel the idea was a Good one because it will keep students from drinking and driving. Some students who said they might have had a few Beers before the prom said now they would not have any. It really scares said Kellie Petrocelli 18, a Junior who is going to the prom. My Boyfriend is driving and he will not Lori Barrette looked with anguish at the car hardly Able to believe that two human beings had been there. Yes she said it was grim but it was a needed reminder. Hearing to take up 911 phone network Elyria a 911 emergency dispatch Telephone network for Lorain county will be the subject of a Public hearing at 7 . Monday in the Public hearing room on the fourth floor of the Lorain county administration building 226 Middle ave. Lorain county commissioner Leonard Reichlin said state Law concerning the network will be discussed to determine if there is any interest from the major cities in participating in the 911 system. We want to see if it s feasible Reichlin said there Are several types of 911 services available one of which can pinpoint the location of a caller in distress instantly even if the caller is unable to speak. The cities of Lorain Amherst North Ridgeville and Vermilion already have a 911 system and those cities could keep their networks or go in with the county if they want. Stunt goes awry James Jarman 22, begins his run on a motorcycle in the top photo during a Charlottesville va., Charity fund raising stunt which resulted in serious injuries to him and to James Wooten 38. The stunt called for Jarman to ride his Bike on a Plank Over Wooten lying on a bed of 800 nails. However the Board shattered Bottom photo and Wooten of Revere mass., who Bills himself As the world s strongest Man grimaces in pain. A petitions ask teen be tried As adult by Cindy Leise it staff writer Berea As residents circulated a petition to have 15 year old Warren Paxton Brown tried As an adult in the murder of Robyn Field his aunt was indicted thursday in connection with the death. Meanwhile a juvenile court hearing on the Cuya hoga county prosecutor s request that Brown be tried As an adult was postponed until monday. The hearing originally had been set for today. Brown is charged with strangling Robyn 13, in his room after she left her school bus april 22 to talk with him about the break up of their relationship a week before. Council announces Street repair list Elyria a City Council committee has developed a tentative list of streets needing repair this year. Streets on the list which Are targeted for improvement up by Council s utilities committee include All or parts of University East and Rosealee avenues Taylor Saint Clair third Street and Georgetown drive. The committee examined the streets in april to determine which ones needed repair. They selected the streets based on their condition and the volume of traffic on them. The estimated repair costs total the Money will come from the City s vehicle tax fund mayor Michael keys said today. Keys added the list will probably be changed As it is reviewed by the finance com Mittee and the full Council. Police say they have linked him to the crime through Evi Dence found in his House a confession and discussions with his 29-year-old aunt Charlene Murphy indicted tuesday on charges of tampering with Evi Dence obstruction of Justice and Possession of criminal tools. Authorities believe that after Robyn was killed her body was put into Murphy s car and Murphy drove to the Rocky River to dump it. This week a petition is being circulated in Berea asking that the youth be tried As an adult. A copy of the petition is posted at the Fox discount drug 40 w. Bridge St. While the petition has no Legal bearing the Community is taken into account when the decision is made on whether the boy will be tried As an adult said juvenile court spokeswoman Elsie Day. Day said the decision for an adult trial for Brown rests on the youth s past on a physical and mental evaluation and on indications As to whether Brown can be rehabilitated in the juvenile court system or whether the safety of the Community requires that he be held beyond his 21st birthday the age at which juveniles Are released from the system. Brown s family has retained one of the area s top criminal lawyers William l. Summers of Cleveland to represent him Day said. Brown is charged with Delin Quency stemming from an aggravated murder charge. He is also charged with abuse of a Corpse in connection with the alleged disposal of the body in the Rocky River. It is highly unlikely that the decision on the adult charges will be made at monday s arraignment. Weather May have made Strawberry crop Patchy by George Verbanc to staff writer Elyria the first area Strawberry Harvest May be spotty this year because of the wild weather fluctuations this Spring. So be forewarned the tasty Northern Ohio Berry Delight May be More expensive for the Strawberry and Cream and Shortcake set. The Little Strawberry Blos soms which were brought out Early by warm april weather Are delicate and can be damaged easily by Frost the growers say. Because of Frost and freezing temperatures in recent weeks Harvest predictions Range from almost a total wipe out of the Early Strawberry crop to a Normal Harvest of mid and late season berries according to area growers who specialize in advertising pick your William Penton of pen ton s Market u pick Straw Berry farm 1333 North Ridge rd., said the most recent cold snap wiped out a year s he said he neglected to irrigate the blossoms on his Early berries when the cold set in. Penton has 15 acres of Straw berries at his location. On the other hand Gene Spiegelberg of Spiegelberg Strawberry farm on Dean Road in Birmingham said he expects his first crop in Early june. It seems like a Good Spiegelberg one of the largest Berry growers Here with 15 acres said. I got hit by the cold but i m fortunate enough to be equipped with spraying the plants with water during freezing temperatures forms a layer of ice on the plants that acts As insulation and protects the plants. Phil Dechant of 839 abbe rd., who cultivates an acre and a half emphasized that the mid season or late season berries were not Hurt by the cold. But it makes me he said i lost about 95 percent of the berries in my new Patch and 50 to 60 percent in an older he too was hit by the cold. If people would water their Strawberry plants at 33 Charles Behnke Agri cultural Extension they have a Good Chance of saving As water begins to freeze he explained a reaction called the heat of fusion takes place and a temperature of 32 degrees is maintained. The Ohio cooperative Exten Sion service thinks parts of Ohio South of interstate 70 May have Strawberry crops As Early As next week

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