New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania
15 Aug 1998

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15 Aug 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - August 15, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Saturday sunday new Castle a August 15-161908 118th year no. 291 copyright 1ws now Cottlo now. New Castle news Koy Detmers 20-Yard touchdown pass to Karl Hankton with 10 seconds remaining lifts the Philadelphia eagles to a 21-17 Victory Over Pittsburgh. Page 15 a fair to begin is expect to find music Rodeo tractor pulls and lots More family fun when the annual Lawrence county fair opens on monday. A tie 20 pro. Misi. A k us swim a a a it Lisl ses inside classified. .21-28 comics to. .14 crossword. .25 daily record. .5 entertainment .13 horoscopes. .27 living. .7-10 Money. .20 obituaries. .5 sports. .15-19 i n Sunn. 2 county May yet see Burt Reynolds by Bob Mcdowell and Nancy Lowry new Castle news Burt Reynolds stargazers in Lawrence county May have More than the constellations to Ogle in the fall. Burt Reynolds May be coming to film a movie. Charles a a chips Barletto confirmed thursday that Reynolds who received an Academy award nomination for his most recent film a Boogie nights a May be coming to new Castle in october to film a the master the filming he said could take six to eight weeks. Reynolds is expected to be in the area for two or three weeks. A the last time i spoke with film please see Burt Page 20 Paretts will pay $5,518 to Settle suit by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news Volant business owners John and Craig Marett have agreed in a court settlement to pay the Borough $5,518.67 As the balance of what they owe for their sewer connection fees. The Borough agreed to that amount by a vote at its Public meeting tuesday. The settlement puts to rest a lawsuit that began in 1995 when the Borough completed its sewer project and sued the Paretts. The Borough claimed the Brothers failed to pay what they were assessed in sewer tap in fees and user fees for businesses in the Academy Square and in the depot which houses shops. Although the Paretts have paid the Borough for some of their sewer charges they disagreed with the amount and the Way they were being charged and claimed the rates were unfair and Union Stith please see suit Page 5 horsing around a whether its running at the Meadows or making the county fair circuit a father son harness racing team is always out Riding the reins by Jeff Jones news correspondent Tiffany Wolfe news Bob Mcvicker finished fourth in the 2-year-old s harness race at the Clearfield county fair. He s seen Here on silent Aero. For Bob and Stephen Mcvicker horse racing is More than just something to watch its what they live for. The father and son team from Ellwood City bought a horse seven years ago from a Friend and began horse training and harness racing part time. Bob 45, works full time at firs Energy. Stephen 20, is a Junior at Clarion University where he is studying elementary education. He works part time for Starwood restaurant in new Castle. They own two fillies a 3-year-old Mcva squared and 2-year-old silent Aero. They race the horses on the fair circuit during the summer and at the Meadows in the fall. Explaining How they got into it Bob said a i was up at Ladbroke talking to a Friend and another Guy. The Guy got up and left and my Friend asked me if i knew who i was talking it turns out Bob was talking to professional horse racer and Trainer Charlie Flickinger who was watching one of his horses on television. A when he came Back he asked me if i wanted to come up to see his stable a Bob said. A we hit it off. He is a real personable Guy. My son and i went up and looked around his stables. I was interested immediately. He became my Mentor and helped me learn the after bobs first meeting with Flickinger the Mcvickers invested in horse racing. A a it a a pretty big investment when you first Start out. I had to Purchase a truck trailer equipment and horses. I had about $40,000 invested in it before i even ran a race a Bob said. Becoming a harness racer and Trainer is not easy according to Bob. A you have to get licensed through the United states trotting association. Its similar to getting a Drivers License. They give you a Book about 1,500 pages and you have to read through it and take a written test. After you take the written test they give you a practical test. It consists of doing Basic techniques with the horse a Bob said. A i still look through the manual if i have a problem with a horse. It tells you All about training managing and Bob has a fair and qualifying License which Means he can drive on the fair circuit and qualifying races at the Meadows. Along with the starting Cost of harness racing is the Cost of keeping the horses healthy. A my 2-year-old just had Colic of the stomach. Its similar to when a Newborn baby has he noted it can Block the intestines and possibly kill the horse adding the vets Bill was about $500. Please see harness Page 2 burning questions a what started this weeks tire fire in Washington township and will the owners face fines officials still have no answers. Another Story on Page 20 by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news a state official who visited the site of a Washington township tire fire thursday morning would not speculate on whether property owners Dick and Emma Leonard will face fines. More than 200 firefighters from 19 Volunteer fire companies responded to the wednesday evening Blaze which ignited More than 100,000 tires on the leonards property. The fire broke out around 5 p.m., and through a coordinated Effort of the fire departments was almost completely doused by 10 30. Rick Gilson solid waste manager of the state department of environmental Protection in Meadville said about 75 percent of the tires Are charred. A Fence Row of about 20,000 tires on the site were unaffected by the fire he said. The Dep is considering All of the circumstances of the fire Gilson said yesterday. A your objective is to get this cleaned fire officials Are calling the origin of the Blaze suspicious. Bert Failor state police fire marshal of the Beaver county station was to have visited the site but he could not be reached yesterday. The leonards said wednesday they have please see burning Page 20 Matthew s. High news smoke Billows from wednesday s Washington township tire obituaries weekend weather meet Anthony a boy Decarbo or. Irene e. Black 84, port Richey Fla. Walter Januszkiewic 81, Ellwood City infant Matthew Ryan Kristobak Cranberry township see Page 5 toilet maker Dies los Angeles apr Mas Sena a a Andy Gump whose portable toilet Empire brought convenient Relief to millions of Southern californians for More than 40 years died monday. He was 88. Andy Gump inc. Rents Shower trailers portable toilets solar powered restrooms and vip restrooms Complete with air conditioning Oak cabinets flush toilets and High 75 to 85 Low in 60s sunday High in 80s Low in 60sthe week ahead partly sunny monday. High in 80s, Low in 60s. Partly sunny with Chance of showers tuesday. High in 80s, Low 55 to 65. Mostly sunny wednesday. High 75 to 85, to 50 to 60. Occupation communications operator for the Pennsylvania state police in new Castle crematory manager for the de and Don Decarbo funeral Home birthrate dec. 7,1952 Hometown new Castle favorite word yes if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Hawaii with my wife least favorite word no if you do your current work what would you do i love what i do if i could do one thing to improve the Community it would be work with people to bring More jobs last Good Book i read the Bible people May be surprised to know that i took karate lessons five years ago and had a Green Belt what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county its the greatest place to live and raise a family three words that describe me Best witty dedicated compassionate Best advice i Ever heard put god first and then family and All else will fall into place what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven a Job Well done we have a place for you i in i Imara

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