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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - August 8, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Nairobi Kenya apr twin terrorist bombings at . Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania crumpled buildings and blew apart buses yesterday trapping people under piles of Concrete and twisted steel that rescuers cleared with backhoes torches and their Bare hands. At least 81 were killed and More than 1,700 injured officials said. The blasts occurred 450 Miles from each other but just minutes apart turning Busy streets in the two african capitals into bloody zones of terror. A this appears to have been a very Well coordinated very Well planned attack a clearly not the work of amateurs a National Security Council spokesman Vej. Crowley said in Washington. No one immediately claimed responsibility. At least eight americans including a child were among the dead in Kenya and five americans were missing said . Embassy spokesman Bill Barr. One american who had been listed As missing was found at a Hospital. The blast in Nairobi occurred at about 3 35 Rescue workers try to Clear debris with heavy machinery following yesterday s terrorist bomb blast outside the . Embassy in Kenya. . Est toppling a crowded building toward the embassy and a Street packed with cars trucks and buses. At least 74 people were killed and 1,643 wounded there red Cross and ambulance officials said. Almost simultaneously an explosion in the parking lot of uie . Embassy in the tanzanian capital of dares Salaam destroyed nearly two thirds of the building. At least seven people were killed and 72 Hurt officials said. The officials were unable to determine which bombing occurred first but car bombs were believed to have caused both blasts kenyan and tanzanian officials said. In Nairobi the explosion left a Large blackened Crater in a parking lot behind the embassy. Bodies Hung out of windows in a charred bus in the kenyan capital. Shattered cars were left soldering on the Street amid the debris. Police helicopters hovered overhead. Please see blasts Page 3 related stories on pages 2,11 Westminster English professors from left Frederick Horn Ross Wastvedt and Deborah Mitchell sort through items salvaged from their West Hall offices. Salvage Mission a occupants of West Hall offices take Stock of what a left following fire at Westminster College by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news or. William a a Doc Mctaggart was disheartened wednesday morning when he was escorted into the remains of his first floor office in Westminster colleges West Hall. It was his first up close View of what was left of his books and other belongings after a fire raged through the second floor of the two Story building on new Wilmington a South Market Street last week. A i could barely get in. Parts of the ceiling and Walls Are Down and everything in there is Black a he said. The offices of English professor Mctaggart and assistant professor David Swerdlow sustained the heaviest damage from the six alarm fire that broke out around 11 . July 31. The Blaze gutted the top floor of the building which please see Salvage Page 11 Matthew s. High news a lawsuit brought by Volant Borough Council against business owners John and Craig Marett Over charges for the boroughs sewer system has been put to rest. Judge Ralph d. Pratt dispensed with the Case in a settlement reached yesterday in the absence of a jury that had been selected wednesday to make the decision. Neither Borough officials nor the a Retts attorney would discuss the terms of the settlement. Borough Council will vote on it at its regular meeting at 7 . Tuesday. Details of the cases Resolution Are to be discussed at that time. The settlement ended a three year old lawsuit and a jury trial that began wednesday. The dispute was Over whether the Paretts should the amount they were assessed in sewer connection and user fees for their Academy Square and depot buildings. Yesterdays settlement was reached by an order of the judge after the Borough Council presented All of its testimony and the a Retts attorney Phillip l. Clark jr., entered a motion for a compulsory non suit. A a we re Happy with the Resolution of the Case and we look Forward to working with the Borough in the future a Clark said yesterday afternoon. Although the Paretts have paid the Borough for some of their sewer charges they disagreed with the amount they were charged and claimed the rates were unfair and unconstitutional. This weeks trial in the Lawrence county court of common pleas was being held before judge Ralph d. Pratt As an Appeal of the Borough to an arbitration ruling held last year in the obituaries weekend weather meet Carol Whitty Gladys l. James 90, Beaver palls Joseph Russo 98, Ellwood City see Page 5 guitarist Dies Tulsa okla. Apr Eldon Shamblin a guitarist whose fluid style and Western swing innovations helped create the classic sound of Bob wills and the Texas playboys died wednesday of heart failure. He was 82. Rolling Stone Magazine called Shamblin a the worlds greatest rhythm guitar musician Magazine dubbed him one of the a most important prime movers in guitar High 85 to 95 Low 65 to 75 sunday High in 80s Low in 60sthe week ahead humid with a Chance of showers or thundershowers monday tuesday and wednesday. High each Day 75 to 85, Low All three Days 55 to 65. Occupation sixth Grade teacher at the North Side elementary school in Ellwood City a explorations in science instructor for the Carnegie Mellon Institute for talented elementary students birthrate april 18,1961 Hometown bom in Washington pa., and raised in Ellwood City first childhood memory climbing a neighbors dog pen in Canonsburg a. An International figure id like to talk with Imelda Marcos id ask her do you want to compare shoe collections last Book i read a a child called it a by Dave Pelzer people May be surprised to know i would love to write a novel or a children a Book three words that describe me Best honest Friendly driven the greatest influences on my life Best advice i Ever heard my husband Kevin and sons Joe a let go and let god 15, and Daniel 12 saturday sunday new Castle a August 8-9,1998 118th year no. 285 copyright 1998 now Castle news new Castle news Mettle to the pedal cyclist to test endurance on round trip Between Boston and Montreal just five years ago Joel Dillon took up bicycling for fun and the sport has taken ing at the Low biker Tim next week Dillon take on his biggest Bike if Challenge yet. On thursday the Mahoning township resident will begin a biking expedition that will take him from Boston to Montreal and Back to Boston. It will be a test of fit endurance physical for Dillon of the Wal Mart township which Dillon and the other participants were required to qualify for is patterned after one in France which extends from Paris to Brest to Paris and is called a Tondeur. Next year Dillon plans to be part of the event in France. Considered by his Peers and cycling enthusiasts As one of the Best Amateur bicyclists in this area Dillon works with a Trainer from Boardman to remain in the Best physical shape possible. Wofford jokes at what started out to be a simple Hobby for his Friend. A i created a monster a he laughed. For More about Dillon a training regimen and what hell encounter on his journey see Page 2. Money.12 obituaries 5 sports.15-19 Volant sewer Battle settled a terms of judges order in lawsuit inside., classified.21-28 comics to. 20 crossword. 26 daily record. 6 entertainment. .13 horoscopes. 25 living .7-10 menus. 5 Africa blasts kill 81 a it is shocking. It is inhuman. A a Rescue workers dig through rubble seeking survivors after terrorist bombings outside . Embassies in Kenya Tanzania with Paretts will be announced tuesday by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news

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