New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 1 Aug 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - August 1, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Saturday sunday new Castle a August 1 -2,1998 118th year no. 279 copyright 1998 new Esetle news new Castle news Eken Clinton to testify on videotape Washington apr president Clinton commenting publicly for the first time about the aug. 17 testimony his lawyers fought to avoid said he will a completely and truthfully answer prosecutors questions about Monica Lewinsky. A i am anxious to do it a he said yesterday. A no one wants to get this matter behind us More than i do except maybe All the rest of the american people a Clinton told reporters in the Rose Garden two Days after his lawyers Cut a Deal with Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Starr for videotaped testimony on the presidents own terms. Clinton used a statement on the Economy to face the questions reporters have been shouting at him since wednesdays news that he would testify at the White House. His comments were clearly prepared carefully delivered and left no room for follow up queries. A wait wait wait wait wait a he called holding up both hands to clamouring journalists. A a everybody a got a question. Let me give you the answer to All of them. A i am looking Forward to the Opportunity in the next few Days of testifying. I will do so completely and truthfully. I am anxious to do it a he said. A but i Hope you can understand Why in the interim i please see Clinton Page 3 w a i m remember inside. Classified. 18-24 comics to. .12 crossword. .21 daily record. .5 entertainment. .11 horoscopes. .22 living. .7-9 Money. .11 obituaries. .5 sports. .13-17 boxing greats also Are a part of new castles Rich heritage n find someone you can Trust by. A Quot a a 1. N j i m i -1 As 3p \ judges order shows tax hike passed in error Paul Hawthore news Harry Altman works with windows 98 while on the internet at the Lawrence county vocational technical school. Altman who teaches an adult education class about the internet offers some tips for the Novice on Page 1 i. Translation station buying your first computer Here a some help with All the terms and numbers Pratt rules five Mill increase is valid Only for one year by John k. Manna new Castle news a property tax increase approved by the Lawrence county commissioners in december is valid for Only one year Lawrence county common pleas judge Ralph d. Pratt has ruled. The commissioners increased the property tax by five Mills after Pratt granted the county a petition to raise the Levy. The tax to cover general operating expenses was at the state mandated ceiling of 25 Mills. Fifth class counties such As Lawrence May increase the tax an additional five Mills with court approval. However in his order of july 21, Pratt said the court authorized the county to increase the millage up to a maximum of five Mills for 1998, a but also erroneously authorized the increase up to a maximum of five Mills in every fiscal year sub sequent to 1998.�?� state Law he said a restricts the courts authority to granting approval to increase the millage beyond the 25 Mills a in any one he added that if the county seeks to Levy the additional taxes for any one year beyond 1998, it must obtain court approval for each subsequent year. The commissioners increased the property tax by four Mills a one Mill Short of Pratt a authorization a to cover general operating expenses. They levied an additional Mill to pay for a countywide Library system. The property tax is currently at 34.5 Mills which includes 4.5 Mills for debt service. Commissioner de Fosnaught who did not vote for the tax increase said yesterday a i Don t think that order is he said the order will Force the commissioners to make a a serious Effort to reduce taxes. He added that because the county is at its limit the commissioners need to look at conducting a countywide please see Pratt Page 11 hearing for alleged car Acker postponed by Rick Elia new Castle news by Rick Elia new Castle news the die is about to be cast. Its time to enter the computer age. You be decided you want to buy your first Home computer. Your mind is filled with such terms As memory and Megahertz unfortunately you done to know exactly what they All mean. How can you take that first step from the world of computer illiteracy where so Many people reside to join the growing ranks of computer owners Jeri Hake manager of Castle comp systems suggests to forget All that technical stuff at first and think about what happens once you get the thing out of the Box. By that she Means the service agreement and technical support. The length of the service agreement what it covers whether the computer must be taken somewhere or mailed out of town when it needs repairs As opposed to having it done on site and How Long you will be without your machine if that occurs Are factors to consider. A a in be heard some horror stories about certain Brand names a Hake said. A they had to wait weeks to get their computers Back. Technical support How a manufacturer answers questions from the buyer a is also important she said. A make sure you re going to get Good support from wherever you buy it from because people always have problems a she said. A things will come up that they done to understand. That a Normal. You want to make sure you have someone to talk to to answer with the Assurance of a Good service agreement and the availability of proper technical support future computer owners can now turn their attention to what features to buy. Hake acknowledges that to someone with no knowledge of the subject the task can be overwhelming. She said a Good average computer costs about $1,500. The Best thing to do a if you really done to know anything is to find someone who is knowledgeable a Hake said. A find someone you can Trust. A there Are books out there. They Are going go be technical May be the last thing a babe in the computer Woods May want. With that in mind Hake outlined some numbers Worth knowing. One Factor in determining How fast programs open and close is the Speed of the processor. This is measured in Megahertz. The fastest on the Market is 400 Megahertz. Hake said that a More than people need. A once it goes so fast How fast can you go a she said adding that the Price difference Between 350 and 400 Mhz is about $200. A you can get lost in the numbers a she said. A computer with 166 Mhz. A is probably Fine for the average person. Right now probably the 233 is the most economic please see station Page 11 a preliminary hearing for a juvenile charged in an alleged new Castle car jacking was postponed yesterday. Michael Wells 15, of 810 of Wilkerson St. Is charged by City police with robbery of a motor vehicle robbery simple assault and recklessly endangering. The hearing was continued at the request of the defense. A new Date Hasni to been set yet. He was charged As an adult which is allowed under the Law for certain types of crimes. According to paperwork filed by police in the office of District Justice Charles Abraham Wells is accused of commandeering the car of James Johnston no address Given about 12 30 . July 28 in the parking lot of eaten Park restaurant on West Washington Street. Police said Johnston identified Wells after looking at Mug shots provided by investigators. Johnston said he was in his parked car talking to several other people when a male Rode up on a bicycle opened the door of the Auto and forced Johnston into the passenger seat. The assailant got behind the wheel threatened to kill Johnston and struck him in the face. The male displayed a handgun tucked in his pants police said. After picking up two other males the carjacked drove recklessly around the West Side police said. Johnston said the Trio appeared to be drinking 40-ounce bottles of Beer. Eventually they stopped at West Washington and Smithfield streets where the male and his companions got out police said. Johnston said he drove Back downtown and called the police who were notified about an hour after the alleged incident began. Police said a witness reported seeing a male Force his Way into the car. Today a obituaries weekend weather meet Chris Harlan Ryan Lukus bees 18, Russell a. Dona Thompson Berger 70, Drakes Island Maine Tillie Degennaro 68, Ellwood City Fred a. Kleeman 85, Jupiter Fla. Nell Scott Mcgaffic 89, Phoenix Raymond l. Miles 75, Youngstown Mark e. Reef sr., 75 523 n. Cedar St. See Page 5 saturday High 75 to 85 Low 45 to 55 sunday High 75 to 85 Low 45 to 55 the week ahead mostly sunny monday. High 75 to 85, Low in 50s. Partly sunny tuesday. High 75 to 85, Low 55 to 65. Chance of showers wednesday. High 75 to 85, Low 55 to 65. Occupation student Youngstown state University news summer break music critic birthrate ffeb.15,1977 Hometown new Castle favorite word sports if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Egypt a id like to see the pyramids i East favorite word ouch if you do your current work what would you do esp sports enter Host if i could do one thing to improve the Community it would be gain countywide support for the Warner Bros. Theater project last Good Book i read books what Are books people May be surprised to know that my picture once Hung in the Home of former pirate Bobby Bonilla. He was in it too what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county we re that area Between routes 60, 79 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike on the weather maps. Three words that describe me Best honest dependable competitive Best advice i Ever heard a if its Worth doing its Worth doing what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven a you lived your life on Earth for me. Now enter into
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