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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 30, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Volleyball teams heat up in playoff action BRAUNF flDC BO HERALDZ TUESDAY bcr 2001 pigcs ill 2 sections r VCINMII PASO ix A 297 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Aquifer meeting addresses concerns BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer The potential impact of planned Trinity Aquifer with drawals led to a briskly arranged forum today at the Edwards Aquifer Authority Conference 1615 Marys in San Starting at 1 Trinity Aquifer geologists and hydrol ogist will provide key infor mation to public officials who will guide development over the said Gal secretary of the Hill Country Alliance of Groundwater Con servation The alliance is a coopera tive association of groundwa ter districts in Med Kenand Gille spie The group is responsible for Trinity Aquifer which the state has designated a priority groundwater man agement Alliance members want decisionmakers to hear what scientists have to say about the impact of extensive Trin ity Aquifer water marketing activities underway in north ern Bexar Perrine One of the most extensive of proposed developments is the PGA targeted for north of 281 and Loop Comal County Commis sioner Jay Millikin called PGA Village a monstrous project that is so close to Comal County that we can throw a stone at Millikin said he planned to attend the forum and hoped Bexar County Commission ers Court and San Antonio City Council joined We are greatly concerned about the growth in north ern Bexar County over the Trinity Aquifer and we are all concerned about the potential withdrawal of Millikin Mission to ride Horseman raising money for firefighters JESSIE Les Nichols makes his way northward along Interstate 35 Monday Inviting donations and riders along the Nichols says he hopes to raise money for the families of the firefighters and police officers who died in the New York BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Sometimes a man gets involved in a cause that is bigger than any one person and so important he will drop what he is doing to make a Thats how it is for horseman Les Nichols of recently left the shrine of the Texas with his collie Posse and his thoroughbred horse He is riding to the World Trade Center to raise money for families of the fire fighters and police officers who died try ing to evacuate the twin The Alamo and the World Trade Center share a commonality in that both have galvanized a Nichols I could have started this ride up I started at the Alamo because both places are hallowed he See Officials say mail delivered at home safe BY JEFFREY BAIR Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Average Americans have lit tle or nothing to fear from their health officials said More incidents of mailroom contamination were report ed at the State Department and a building that houses offices of the Food and Drug Administration and Voice of But while the sites where anthrax has been found han dle large amounts of postal and health officials said there was no significant danger from mail people receive at We believe very strongly that people who received mail in the are at extremely are at essentially at no risk of inhalation Patrick Meehan of the Cen ters for Disease Control and Prevention said There have been no docu mented cases at all of an indi vidual getting a letter per sonally from a contaminat ed facility and winding up getting added Anthony Fauci of the Nation al Institutes of Individuals at home are not in a situation where they would be shaking or agitating the materials so anthrax spores could be lifted into the air and Meehan There may be a remote possibility that a letter has a few spores on it because it passed through a contami nated mail he In that he the individual may have a very small risk of cutaneous type The skin ver sion of the disease is milder and more easily treated than the pulmonary which has killed three people and sent others to Meehan said health offi See MAIL73A Victims So Far Died of inhalation anthrax Robert photo the American Media Boca Died Thomas Morris Washington postal Died Joseph Washington postal Died Contracted Inhalation anthrax Ernesto mail room worker at AMI in Boca Released from hospital a mail handler from State Department offsite mail room remains Leroy Washington postal worker remains Washington postal worker remains hospital New Jersey female postal remains hos Contracted skin anthrax Erin assistant to NBC anchorman Tom New Another NBC aide has sus picious and probable Sevenmonthold son of ABC News New Claire assistant to CBS anchorman Dan New Johanna assistant to editorial page editor at New York Another Post employee has suspected Teresa letter carrier at West Trenton post office in Patrick who sorts and loads mail in Another Hamilton employee likely had skin anthrax but tests to confirm could not be done because he had already been treated with TxDOT No stop light at Texas FM 3159 JESSIE Despite the highspeed TxDOT says no to a traffic light at Texas 46 and FarmtoMarket BY DANA JONES HeraldZeitung Correspondent A recent study at Texas 46 and Farm toMarket Road 3159 revealed the traf fic load does not meet state standards for a The Texas Department of Trans portation told the Comal Independent School District this past week traffic load at that intersection did not warrant a traffic the school district report We are naturally super intendent Jim Grunert We wont give up We will con tinue to work with TxDOT and our leg islative officials to see what else we can do to get a light at that The intersection serves as a connec tion to the main entrance of Smithson GRUNERT Valley A blinking yellow light on Texas 46 currently controls traffic along with stop signs on FM 3159 and Smith son Valley TxDOT lowered the speed in that aroa to 50 More than st udonts attend the Hill Country Shortly after school lot out on a threecar accident sent two pooplo to North Central Baptist According to Department of Public See INSIDE Abby Classifieds 3B Crossword 5A Forum 6A 4A Movies 5A Obituaries 3A Sports 2A Key Code Teen Upstarts celebrate by showing off spooky skills today BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Call it an upstart but a group of New Braunfels teens have devised a Halloween Happening just for adults from to today at 251 San Antonio It is part of the way members of a new entrepre neurial program for atrisk youth are celebrating the end of a successful first quarter and raising funds for the said Vicki Upstarts educa tion program Upstarts staff has provid ed afterschool and week end tutoring for local high school and middle school youth since its Juno 20 In addition to help with school papers and students are instructed in computer technology and are assigned two mentors from a chosen field of voca tional Its a very homelike envi Redding The kitchen is one of their favorite The eating is One of the biggest expenses weve found since starting is feed ing The programs first fund raiser includes Halloween palm a pro fessional a raffle and homemade food items for The students worked all day Saturday to prepare jars of homemade jelly and homomado hot sauce for Redding During a silent participants can bill on items such as a satellite microwave1 restaurant gift and a family membership and birthday party at the New Braunfels Childrens Happening WHO Upstarts partic ipants WHAT Halloween Happening WHEN today WHERE 251 San Antonio Street FOR Adults only please II ;