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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - April 25, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Saturday sunday Newcastle a april 25-26,1998 118th year no. 195 copyright 1998 new cast news new Castle news out to my after losing their nil playoff open sin iome thursday the Pittsburgh penguins tie their series with Montreali Gan today but to do so they re of ctr to keep the canadians from stilling Bromir jagr again. Sports Page 17 inside. Classified .23-31 comics tv.�?z.32 crossword___________.27 daily record .5 entertainment 22 horoscopes.29 living .9-12 money.�?z.8 obituaries.5 sports.17-20 its hard to recall a time when be Coney dogs weren to around 3? this is not a 9-to-5 Job a Ito Esno to even closely resemble that Cable channels Vintage car race coming to town a enthusiastic crowd for event could win City Money for the Library by Nancy Lowry new Castle news a positive attitude could win new Castle a great american City award and $5,000 for its countywide Library when the history Channel great race comes to town. The race will pull into new Castle on june 11. A a we re vying for that prize a a said mayor Tim of Wilkerson. A your countywide Library system could use the prize will be donated by the history Channel. The event kicks off the City a Bicentennial blast 200th birthday Celebration which climaxes the weekend of july 11-12. The Vintage cars will hit new Castle in time for lunch. Area businesses and individuals Are invited to take a racer to lunch. A they consider a variety of things a the size of the crowd the enthusiasm the appearance of the City coming monday. A look at All the summertime events scheduled to help Mark new castles 200th anniversary. The hospitality they re shown a said Debbie Baron a member of the local great race committee. A we want everyone to get behind us on this and show them what a great Community we events will include some school projects. Store fronts will also be decorated. Cars Are expected to arrive about 11 . A this will be the 12th Day of a 14-Day event a she said. A the participants a Drivers navigators and Crews a will have a lot of stories to Baron said Many of the cars in the race Are a museum relics Quot taken off display once each year for this race. Anyone interested in hosting a racer May Contact Baron at 654-1414, the Lawrence county chamber of Commerce at 654-5593 or the please see race Page 7 a o on x i a Matthew s. High news at a jul ., most people Are just beginning their Day. However Tom Howell owner of Eastbrook equipment rental has already been on the Job for a couple hours. I non. B Standar shift downsizing leads to longer hours for those still on the payroll As Well As for cutback victims who have now started their own businesses first in a two part weekly series on workplace issues in the �?T90s. By Lugene Hudson new Castle news despite modern time saving advances some people still say they Rush at work or done to have enough hours in the Day. Hasni to anything changed Are people continuing to work through lunch drive Home Way past dark and postpone leisurely vacations for Tom Howell a new business owner Long hours Are necessary to achieve a profit. Howell of Eastbrook equipment rental on Rogers Road starts his Day at 6 . And works until 10 nearly every night. A i take a break for Good behaviour and meals a he joked. Since his business is less than a year old Howell believes he needs to spend More time assuring its Success. A this is not a 9-to-5 Job a it does no to even closely resemble eventually Howell Hopes to hire More employees and slow Down his Pace. But for now he just wants to get off to a Good Start and is willing to make sacrifices. He a not alone. Florist Tom Penwell owner of special arrangements spends Long Days working too. Currently just one other employee assists with arrangements but with heightened business More staff May be hired. A starting in april i put in 60 to 65 hours a week a Penwell said noting work sometimes begins at 5 ., especially if a Large wedding is involved. A these things require a lot of prep time a he said looking around his Wilmington Road shop surrounded by colourful Centrepieces wreaths and Lacy table runners. Yet Penwell does no to really mind All the extra hours because he loves what he a doing. A making someone else Happy makes everything despite the hectic Agenda he still manages to always eat dinner with his family and reserves sunday for Church dinner and relaxation. Please see shift Page 7 classrooms begin going commercial a schools forging ties with advertisers although some fear student exploitation Harrisburg apr the Butler area school District considered putting students pictures on Corn flakes boxes for free last year a an idea that excited students in the Western Pennsylvania District. A it does wonder Fil things for the school spirit and its great for self esteem a said Chuck Fleming whose Carlisle Cereal co. Has put thousands of students on Cereal boxes including Many students from Pennsylvania. But spirit and self esteem were not enough incentive for school officials. A the conclusion was this simply Isnit going to serve us any purpose outside of perhaps generating sales for a Cereal company which really should not be the purpose of Edu cation a said Edward Fink superintendent of the Butler District. There Arentt Many school districts like Finks. Some have jumper at the Chance to forge relationship with advertisers. Only a handful o Pennsylvania schools have corporate sponsorship in the thousand of dollars according to a California based organization that keeps such statistics. Advertising is not new to the states schools. In Small ways companies have peddled soft drinks designer Wear and other products there for decades. But today consumer and Educa Tion organizations say a bold new Era of commercialism is invading Public schools and it is hurting the Quality of education by exploiting s captive audience and distracting them from their lessons. Take Channel one news Foi example which Loans televisions please see schools Page 6today�?Ts obituaries weekend weather meet Rick Deblasio Mary Gretta Kirker 81, 409 Butz St. Elaine Prioletti 56, 1006 Dewey ave. See Page 5 six die in Rescue try Assiut Egypt apr six men died yesterday trying to Rescue a 4-year-old child who fell into a sewage pit in Southern Egypt police officials said. The child Fadl Gaafar Saleh fell into the pit in the town of Dairus 179 Miles South of Cairo. He survived by grabbing hold of a pole protruding from the pit. The boys father and five uncles went in to attempt a Rescue but All died in the pit after inhaling poisonous sewage High 55 to 65 Low 35 to 45 sunday High 55 to 65 Low 40 to 50the week ahead partly Cloudy monday. High 55 to 65, Low 35 to 45. Cloudy tuesday. High 55 to 65, Low 35 to 45. Showers wednesday. High in 60s, Low 35 to 45. Occupation administrator Silver Oaks nursing Center president of new Castle City Council birthrate nov. 5,1955 Hometown West Pittsburg favorite word peace if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Hawaii least favorite word hate if you do your current work what would you do i would like to teach civil War history at the College level if i could do one thing to improve the Community it would be improve the Economy of Lawrence county the last Good Book i read a Abraham Lincoln by lord Longford people May be surprised to know that i played the Organ at holy Cross Church in West Pittsburg for 15 years what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county no doubt its wonderful people three words that describe me Best sincere understanding compassionate Best advice Ever Given gotten spend a moment every Day thinking of someone or something you re thankful for what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven a Rick come in and join me from now through eternity

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