New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 29 Aug 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - August 29, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Saturday sunday new Castle a August 29-30,1998 118th year no. 303 copyright 1998 now a to nows Starr acquitted of rape charges a jury in psychiatrists retrial finds him innocent of assaulting patient by Rick Elia new Castle news or. Robert Starr was acquitted of rape charges by a jury in Lawrence county common pleas court yesterday afternoon. A panel of sue men and six women deliberated about two hours before finding the Falli viewing a Veteran Rock a no Roll Star shows Cascade Park audience Why he continues to be a real crowd please 38-year-old psychiatrist innocent of raping a woman patient. He was accused of sexually assaulting her twice in her apartment in 1995. It was Starr a second trial on the charges. In june a mistrial was declared after a jury was unable to reach a unanimous verdict. Defense attorney David h. Acker who claimed Starr had an Alibi for the time he was accused of committing the first assault said after the verdict that he Wasny to surprised by the swiftness of the jury a decision. A there was very Little difference Between this and the other trial a he said. A i just tried to cover the entire weekend from Friday through sunday rather than just the time period of the allegations. I think that made it More coherent and District attorney Matthew t. Mangino said he Wasny to going to second guess the jury a decision. A it was a difficult Case we knew that a he assistant District attorney Diane Doughty worked very hard with the evidence we had and that a what our Job is. We present the evidence to the jury and they please see Starr Page 13 or. Robert Starr by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news Tom Tomidajewicz and Steve Tirabassi listened to Frankie Vallis music when they were growing up. When they saw him in concert three years ago in Andover Ohio they were enthralled. The two Struthers Ohio residents both 19, were among some of the younger members of a 50s-aged crowd who showed for Vallis fourth new Castle appearance last night in Cascade Park. More than 2,000 people attended. Tomidajewicz and Tirabassi were wearing Ozzie Osborne to shirts they bought at a recent of fest but their newly purchased Valli to shirts were Slung Over their shoulders. The two were sold on the 1950s Singer the first time they heard him and they were Back last night for More. It was a night new Castle will remember for a Long time. Valli tinged with Gray and creeping toward 60, seemed to be fed by the Energy of the audience As he strolled onto the stage in a Black Tuxedo. The crowd Sang along with some of the most famous songs that Ever hit music charts a a a can to take my eyes off of you a a grease a a a in be got you under my inside. Classified 21-28 comics to f-4 crossword.26 daily record 5 entertainment .13 horoscopes.25 living .7-10 menus.11 money.14 obituaries.5 sports.15-20 giant Mirror Frankie Valli serenades the audience during his concert at Cascade Park last night. Paul Hawthorne news skin and a big girls done to his vocals although still Strong have dropped a couple of octaves since his falsetto Days. Vallis still enthusiastic performance was backed by a dynamic troupe of musicians including his own group of non original four seasons and a Sharp brass Section assembled by trumpeter Anthony Pecoraro of new Castle. Valli delivered hit after hit including his More recent a who loves you a a swear to god a a ooh what a night a and his oldies More loved by the �?T50s crowd a Dawn a usher rvs a a working my Way Back to you a and a walk like a his audience travelled from Ohio and the Tri state area. A this is the no. 1 fan a said Sharon Leckie of Masury Ohio holding onto the Arm of her Boyfriend Steve Brannon 55, of Brookfield. A the four seasons a that Sall there is a he said. The couple went to their first drive in movie in years and the speaker was play please see Valli Page 3 Apple of their eyes Johnston family reigns Over Wilmington township Orchards surrounding Castle i re i a or non lir on Tri Cifone non cup How d hot lev first in a weekly series by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news one of Lawrence county a biggest commercial treasures is one of its oldest Orchards. The Apple Castle on route 18 in Wilmington township has been in the Ralph Johnston family for More than 100 years and six generations. And its been growing apples for about 80 years. Some of its Trees have been growing for 65 years. The family Ever studying the changes in the Apple Industry continuously adapts the Orchards to meet the demands of the times. The Apple castles business is a lot More than growing and Selling apples so it takes the efforts of the whole family. The business is operated by Lyle Johnston and his wife Sandy. They have three children Mark Mindy and Steven. Steven 13, the youngest also works at the farm. Although Lyle a parents Ralph and Ruth Are retired they remain involved in the operation. Ralph tends to a hive of honeybees and does other Odds and ends. Ruth helps with the bookkeeping. A retail store on the premises its facade shaped like the front of a Castle is a Haven for tour buses As Well As thousands of people who visit throughout the year. Upon entering customers have Lawrence county country tour sept 26-27 their olfactory glands tickled by the Aroma of homemade doughnuts combined with the smell of apples fresh picked from the Trees. A colourful array of fruit Candy and country cupboard items is displayed on old Apple picking and sorting apparatus. Of course apples of various types and colors for eating or baking Are the Staple retail item. In the fall cider Indian Corn gourds squashes and pumpkins abound. Jellies jams pickled items and other gourmet Type foods and Kitchen gadgets Are arranged on shelves. Johnston a grandmothers cupboard holds a variety of sugar less jams and jellies. The Apple Castle makes its own doughnuts in two flavors Honey wheat and Apple. The shop also boasts of a live Beehive behind Glass so visitors can see How a honeycomb is formed. Some fruits and Sweet Corn Are grown by the Johnstons on the farm. They sell raspberries blueberries cherries peaches nectarines pumpkins and a variety of other vegetables. Cider made off site from Johnston grown apples is another of the shops specialities along with limited amounts of cheeses and meats kept in a refrigerated Glass Case. The store features a variety of old fashioned candies such As Licorie bags of sugar coated hardtack and Long bands of Flavoured Taffy. It also carries assorted Candy Sticks and crystallized Honey Sticks. Please see apples Page 3 a a 22xhxox\ piece of Glass that arrived in Wampum for polishing in 1994 soon will be part of an Observatory Telescope in Hawaii by Nancy Lowry Newcastle news after four years of painstaking polishing a 22v2-ton hunk of Glass is about to be converted to the worlds largest one piece Telescope Mirror. It is ready to be crated and shipped to the Observatory at Mauna Kea in Hawaii. There it will be coated with aluminium to become highly reflective. The Mirror will become the most expensive part of the $250 million Subaru Telescope currently under construction in Hawaii by the japanese government. The Telescope will collect Light from the Edge of the universe. The Glass was polished by contrives Brashear systems a Pittsburgh based optical company in the climate controlled vibration free former Wampum Limestone mine off a. 18, now Gateway Commerce Center. Mark Young of contrives said about nine tons of Glass were polished off the original chunk which weighed in at about 33 tons when it arrived from Erie four years ago it is now 8 inches thick and 8.2 meters a about 27 feet a in diameter. The Mirror was buffed with custom built polishers made in Germany to a precision of five billionths of an Inch. A a that a precision a Young said. The National astronomical Observatory in Japan has accepted the Mirror which is expected to be installed in the Telescope and become operational in january. Young said the Mirror will be the worlds largest one piece Telescope Mirror. There is a 10.2-meter Telescope he said but is is operated with a segmented Mirror. With the Mirror installed the Tele please see Mirror Page 2 today a obituaries weekend weather meet Peggy Petrak Viola m. Shira 81 Highland Avenue Alveta Irwin 87, Baden see Page 5 lyricist Dies Santa be . Apr Marshall Barer who wrote the words for the Broadway musical a once upon a mattress and penned the lyrics for the a mighty mouse cartoon theme song died tuesday of cancer. He was 75. Saturday High 75 to 85 Low 55 to 65sunday High 75 to 85 Low 55 to 65the week ahead partly Cloudy monday. High in 70s, Low 55 to 65. Mostly sunny tuesday and wednesday. High each Day in 70s, Low both Days 45 to 55. Occupation computer application instructor at Sci career Institute Beaver Falls Community service sunday school director at Bell memorial presbyterian Church in Ellwood City birthrate May 1,1954 Hometown Ellwood City first childhood memory going to my grandmothers for sunday dinner every sunday. Fried Chicken mashed potatoes Gravy and homemade bread were my favourites a and Sticky buns the greatest influences on my life my father Karl Krebs. He had the greatest practical Wisdom to live your life by that in be Ever known people May be surprised to know i really like to be by myself sometimes i like quiet times and Reading three words that describe me Best compassionate patient enthusiastic Best advice i Ever heard a take one Day at a time a from my dad a amp a
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