New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
By The Associated Press
Temperatures indicate Friday’s high and overnight low to 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
New York City
National Temperature Extremes for Friday
High 76 at Fort Myers FI
Low 29 below zero at Roseau Mn
Saturday, Dec. 23
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Edwards Aquifer 675.6 feet Comal River 357 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 462 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 685 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 909.45 ft. above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report
6.290 million gallons Well water
Molds.....................755 (Provided courtesy of Dr.
Mountain Cedar. trace Frank Hampel)
First quarter...........Jan. 2
Full moon..............Jan. 9
Last quarter.........Jan. 16
New moon..........Dec. 25
Mostly cloudy Highs mid 50s Rain: <20 percent SE winds, 10 mph
Cloudy Lows near 50 Rain: 20 percent SE winds, 10 mph
Extended forecast: Sunday, mostly cloudy with a chance of light rain. Highs in the 60s. Christmas Day, mostly cloudy and cool with a chance of rain. Lows in the 40s. Highs in the 50s. Tuesday, cloudy and cold with a chance of rain, changing over to freezing rain Tuesday night. Temperatures remaining in the 40s.
Area stores putting in overtime, closing early for Christmas
By Ron Maloney Staff Writer
The true, dyed-in-the eggnog last-minute Christmas shoppers will be seen in Walgreen’s Monday morning, buying Billy Bass or a jackalope for that special someone.
Most of the rest of us who planned a little more carefully will want to finish shopping this weekend.
Most area stores will be running full or even extra hours today, but some will close earlier than usual on Christmas Eve, so be careful.
The Walgreen Drug store and pharmacy at San Antonio Street and Landa Avenue will be open from 8 a.m. to IO p.m. today, with pharmacy hours set from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and on Christmas Day, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Eckerd Drugs on Business 35 will be open from 9 a.m. to IO p m today. Sunday, it will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. It will be closed Monday.
Wal-Mart is open 24 hours a day except on Christmas Day. It closes at 6 p.m. Sunday and reopens at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26.
Target on Walnut Avenue will be open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. today. On Sunday, hours will be 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. It will be closed Monday, and will reopen Tuesday at 7 a.m.
The K-Mart Super Store, open 24 hours, will be open until 8 p.m. Sunday. It will reopen at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
The New Braunfels
Marketplace will be open for regular shopping hours today, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Christmas Eve, its hours will be noon to 5 p.m.
Some stores in the Marketplace have additional shopping hours. It’s best to call ahead for later shopping. The Hastings Book Store will be open today from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, Hastings will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. On Christmas Day, Hastings will be closed. Hours on Tuesday will be the regular 9 a.m. to IO p.m.
No music scheduled
DAM RED BARN Tonight
Pure Heart, 9 p.m., no cover charge
Happy Birthday to Cody Preiss (13 years) and Charlie Rose.
Happy Anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Villanueva.
Happy Belated Anniversary to Poncho and Marie Luna (38 years, Dec. 22).
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.
www. herald-zeitung .com
► Salvation Army donations
The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center of San Antonio needs donations of usable furniture, appliances, clothing and bric-a-brac.
Call (210) 223-6877 with your donation and get a tax deductible receipt. You also can drop off your donation at one of the conveniently located thrift stores or donation trailers.
The proceeds from donations go directly . to the Salvation Army Rehabilitation Center \ in the San Antonio area where individuals are given the help they need to recover from alcohol and drug abuse by providing a work therapy program, food, shelter and counseling.
The McKenna Sports Fitness and >
Rehabilitation Center, 750 Landa St., is forming a support group for people with fibromyalgia. The group will be meeting ,
monthly. For information, contact Mary ,
Breitung at 629-1525 or Jennifer Burgin at 606-3658, >
Fibromyalgia is defined as a rheumatic disorder that is characterized by widespread muscle pain and fatigue. In the morning, people with this condition wake up feeling unrefreshed and with aching or ,
stabbing muscle pain over the entire body, which often improves as the day proceeds. Fibromyalgia also seems to be closely linked to chronic fatigue syndrome and the two may occur together.
^ Children's museum
The Children’s Museum in New Braunfels is moving to a bigger location within the New Braunfels Marketplace Shopping Center. The museum’s current location is 651 35 N. Suite 530. The muse- ,
urn will move to Suite 1210.
The museum will close at 5 p.m. today ’
and will reopen on Jan. 2 at the new location. i
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► Fireworks safety
Fireworks can be spectacular to watch, but they also can be extremely dangerous in the hands of amateurs, say officials with the New Braunfels Fire and Rescue <
Department. Attend public fireworks displays put on by professionals.
GRUENE HALL 1281 Gruene Road, (830) 606-1281 Tonight
Mark Jungers, 1 p.m., no cover charge Adam Carroll, 7 p.m., no cover charge Sunday
Closed for Christmas Eve at 3 p.m.
SAENGERHALLE 255 Saengerhaile Road, 625-HALL (4255)
Closed for Christmas holidays
Biergarten is closed for parties during Christmas season
RILEY’S TAVERN Tonight
Music by Donny White, 9 p.m., no cover charge
Closed for Christmas Eve at 6 p.m.
Caroling at Eden Home
Youth members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church sang Christmas carols for residents and employees at the Eden Home Thursday night. The church is located at 138 W. Austin St.
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- “A New Braunfels Tradition Since 1944” _
• New Braunfels city offices
will be closed Monday. .
• New Braunfels will not collect garbage Monday. Otherwise, trash collection schedules will remain the same.
• Comal County offices will be closed ail day for Christmas, Monday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. -
• The New Braunfels post office will be open for normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to
noon today* The post office is closed Sunday and Monday. However, the post office will deliver Express mail packages, fruit and other packages that appear to be Christmas presents on Sunday and Monday.
• New Braunfels Utilities offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday in observance of the Christmas holiday.
Customers with bills due Monday have until 5 p.m.
Wednesday to pay their bills. Payments can be left in the night depository at the main office or in the drop boxes at Albertsons, H-E-B, Wal-Mart or Handy Andy (formerly Wuest’s Supermarket). Any problems or outages during this time period can be reported by calling 625-8564.
•The Herald-Zeitung offices will be closed Monday for Christmas. The offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
• Through June 6, 2001 — One lane each way of Farm-to-Market road 725 will be closed for one-quarter mile north and south of Interstate 35, and traffic will be shifted to the south side of the road while workers construct an overpass for FM 725.
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