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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - December 12, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Saturday sunday new Castle a december 12-13,1998 119th year no. 80 copyright 1998 new cattle Newt new Castle news Judici a House panel approves three articles of impeachment against president Clinton Washington apr in a blend of constitutional drama and partisan struggle the Republican controlled House judiciary committee approved three articles of impeachment yesterday against president Clinton alleging perjury and obstruction of Justice. Clinton pleaded for the lesser punishment of a censure and the votes along party lines set the stage for a impeach momentous showdown next week on the floor of the House. The panel rendered its first vote against Clinton just moments after he stepped before the television cameras with his extraordinary Public apology a i am profoundly sorry for All i have done wrong a the 42nd president said to americans he misled for so Long about his sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky. A i would give anything to go Back and undo what i did a he added in remarks televised live from the Lawn of the White House. Clinton admitted to no specific Legal wrongdoing. And while his sternest critics instantly dismissed his a a remarks presidential aides said the comments inviting censure were intended to reach out to gop moderates who hold the Pivotal votes in the full House. A this vote says something about us a said rep. Henry Hyde r-i1l, the committee chairman As he presided Over a Long Day of High stakes debate. A it answers the question just who Are we and what do we stand for is the president one of us or is he a Sovereign a we vote for our Honor which is the Only thing we please see Clinton Page 16 inside. Classified.24-32 comics tv.23 crossword.27 daily record.5 entertainment.13 horoscopes.28 living.9-12 money.13 obituaries.5 sports. .17-21 Farrell woman held for trial in deaths of her children. See Page 2.r _ tiffan Wolfa news new Castle tans bid members of the red Hurricane football team goodbye and Good Luck As the canes depart for today s Pisa championship game in Hershey against Central Bucks West. Off to Hershey fans flock to Pep rally to support a canes by Kayleen Cubbal new Castle news new Castle High got a grand Send off to Hershey. Nearly 2,000 students and fans converged on the Neca i Field House yesterday to pay tribute to the red Hurricane football team four hours before another crowd greeted it when it boarded a charter bus for today Spica Quad a championship game at Hershey Park stadium. New Castle 11-3the Opial Champion will play Central Bucks West 14-0the states no. 1-ranked team for the title at 5 . The Bucks Are the defending state Champion. Master of ceremonies Angelo Ginocchi opened the Pep rally by announcing a a we re glad its Deer please see a canes Page 5 commissioners balance budget lower tax Bills by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news Lawrence county will have a balanced budget for 1999 that Calls for residents spending less in property taxes next year than they did this year. The commissioners looking frazzled after several hours of Fine tuning costs and expenditures started their Public budget meeting a half hour later than scheduled yesterday introducing a budget totalling $24,531,065.42 for next year. That compares with a $23,601,085 spending plan that was in place for this year. The 1999 taxes Are to be set at 27 Mills including 22.6 Mills for general operations 3.6 Mills As a debt service to pay off Bond issues for the county jail and a special purposes tax of 0.8 Mill to fund the Lawrence county Federated Library system. Those villages take into account the adjustment from the commissioners having raised the predetermined assessment ratio from 60 to 75 As of Jan. 1. This years taxes were levied at 34.5 Mills including 29 Mills for general purposes four Mills for debt service and one Mill As the Library tax. The commissioners last year were granted a one time permission by the court to raise the taxes for general purposes As High As 30 Mills. By state Law the ceiling for taxes is 25 Mills without the commissioners going to court for an increase. For next year they decided to raise the assessment ratio so they could receive the same amount of Money in taxes As they did this year without having to go Back to petition the court for it. The raise in the ratio requires that taxes be reduced accordingly. Thus taxes for next year if kept at the same Dollar amount As this year would have been 27.6 Mills and the general operating millage would have been reduced to 23.2 Mills. The commissioners Are reducing the general operating millage further to 22.6 Mills. That represents a reduction in the county a tax please see budget Page 16 Days 4 danger Paul Hawthorne news Gary Schooley Speaks to fans at yesterday s Pep rally for the red Hurricane. For More about the canes see Page 17. A drunk driving concerns cast pall Over holidays last in a series by Judy Hruska news correspondent a recent Survey showed the holidays Are becoming overshadowed by the concern of automobile accidents caused by drunk Drivers. The Survey released last month by the Allstate insurance co. And mothers against drunk driving reported that More than 80 percent of americans rank drunk driving As the number one Highway safety concern during the holidays. Lee Mcdermott executive director of drug and alcohol Community treatment services inc. On Highland Avenue said anyone who drinks and drives during the holidays or any time of the year can become the cause for this distress. A some done to have a problem with alcohol use but they overindulge too much at parties a he said. A in society no one thinks they Are going to be the one to have a problem. It does no to make any difference if we re talking about alcoholism cancer or heart disease or diabetes. There a a Basic american Way of thinking that these things Arentt going to happen to Many associate alcoholism and even getting arrested on Drunken driving charges with those who have hit Bottom in society Mcdermott said. However alcohol issues please see danger Page 16today�?Ts obituaries weekend weather a Mph meet David James Custozzo sister Mary Denis Dolan 88, Villa Maria Center Charles r. Hammond 88, 1107 Willowbrook Road Lloyd Jenkins sr., 91, new Wilmington John Rodgers 88, san Antonio Mary Woloszyn 90, Wampum singers Mother Dies Winchester a. Apr Hilda Hensley the Mother of country music Singer Patsy Cline died thursday. She was 82. Saturday High in 40s Low 20 to 30sunday High 35 to 45 Low in 30sthe week ahead partly sunny monday. High 35 to 45, Low 25 to 35. Sunny tuesday 45 to 55, Low in 30s. Partly sunny wednesday. High 45 to 55, Low in 30s. Occupation health officer Ellwood City food inspector . Department of agriculture Community service Church Deacon Lily vice Church of god Riverside youth baseball and football association birthrate sept. 30,1960 Hometown Ellwood City first childhood memory i remember looking out the window my dad was removing Large amounts of Snow from the car so he could go to work. The greatest influences on my life my father Carl Custozzo my pastor Steve show High school Navy Junior Reserve officers training corps College army Roth Penn state University and Alpha Gamma rho fraternity the last Book i read a the purpose driven Church a by Rick Warren people might be surprised to know i was on the Pennsylvania state championship High school Rifle team in 1977 who would play you in a movie biography John Belushi three words that describe me Best honorable conservative open ill Penn state
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