New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania
7 Feb 1998

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7 Feb 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - February 7, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Last night s scores Laurel. Shenango. 52 49 Reynolds. Wilmington. 67 .51 new Castle. 79 Farrell. .94 Shaler. .53 Riverside. .41 Mohawk. .51 Butler. ,47 Ellwood City. .44 sen. Valley. .46 Neshannock. 65 Blackhawk. .46 Union. ,55 Beaver Falls. 44 High school Roundup pages 18, 19 inside. Classified.26-32 comics to .f-5 crossword.30 daily record.5 entertainment.16 horoscopes.30 living.12-15 money.6 obituaries.5 sports.17-21 residents recall their Days Page of working on the Railroad remember teaching Harmony a a victim of prejudice while going to school in the �?T60s, Eric Gunn is Back in the classroom trying to instill in students respect for everyone first in a four part weekly series by Lugene Hudson new Castle news Black history _ month surrounded by a sea of Little desks and colourful Blue chairs blackboards displaying messages like a a in a special because a and attentive faces Eric Gunn is at Home. His Home a Way from Home is the second Grade classroom of the West Side primary Center where he a worked for the past nine years. An educator for 27 years Gunn is the Only african american teacher in the districts primary centers. But the new Castle native did no to always know education would be his permanent vocation. He Wasny to even sure he wanted to attend College. A at the time my Only goal was to get out of High school get a car and have an apart Motthew s. High news West Side primary school teacher Eric Gunn has been educating Young minds in new Castle for 27 years. Ment a Gunn said. However he wound up at Westminster College during the 1960s. During his Junior year Gunn spoke to a group of elementary students and began to realize teaching was possibly the a direction i wanted to ultimately he received a Bachelor of arts degree in elementary education at Westminster and later earned a masters degree As a Reading specialist from Youngstown state University. The gentle mannered soft spoken Gunn who grew up on new castles West Side recalled the turbulent times of the �?T60s were marked frequently with racial unrest. He knew of some racial tensions because his please see Harmony Page 2 pc phar mor planning new store in county special Section. Up 8 Jameson Center will help elderly tax base Matthew s. High news visitors tour the occupational therapy room in the newly constructed Jameson care Center after yesterday s dedication ceremony. By Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news along with providing a Home and care for the aged and sick the new Jameson care Center on Wilmington Road in Neshannock township is expected to offer other benefits to the area. The 78-bed Long term care nursing Home and 36-unit assisted living apartments will employ about 125 personnel when fully staffed. The building is expected to generate about $17,000 per year in wage taxes. The nursing Home will accept its first patients this month. Jameson health system inc., its Parent company has been planning the nursing Home and assisted living Complex for 10 years. By Nancy Lowry new Castle news construction of the $7 million facility began last fall financed by a Bond Issue. It was completed in six months a which is record time a according to Gale e. Measel jr., president of Gem inc., general contractor and construction manager. Whenever a project of this magnitude is built there Are always spinoff benefits to the Community said Measel who also is chairman of the Neshannock supervisors. Wage taxes will be one of the biggest benefits he pointed out. Workers pay a 1 percent wage tax. The municipality where the person lives and the school District in that municipality each receive half of the tax. Whether the township school District and county will receive property please see Center Page 2 phar mor is coming to Lawrence county probably by summer according to a top company official. The question is will it be in Neshannock or Union township John Ficarro chief administrative officer of the Youngstown based discount pharmacy Chain confirmed yesterday the corporation is negotiating with the owners of Field club commons in Neshannock township to open this summer in the former Josephus Market at the South end of the Plaza. Hank Forney one of the owners of Field club commons however tells another Story about prospective tenants. Forney said he has spoken with phar mor representatives a but nothing came of it. I Haven to heard from them since october or november. A after negotiations fell apart in be been talking to a big hardware store. Id estimate that in a about three weeks away from closing those negotiations and making an Forney said he understood phar mor had become interested in Union township and was looking at the two new shopping centers along . 224. Ficarro however was certain of the prospective Neshannock township address but said he is not certain exactly when everything will be in place. A but we expect to be operational this summer a he said. Since coming out of bankruptcy in september 1995, Ficarro said phar mor a has been growing Back our now with 105 stores the corporation anticipates opening an additional location next month. The new Castle store will be the fifth or sixth new phar mor since 1995, he said. The new Castle facility will be what the Chain Calls a a warehouse District store a Ficarro said featuring produce and grocery items along with phar More a usual Stock a it will be similar to the store in Boardman but not As it will also include a video department and pharmacy he said. Ficarro said phar mor is a midwestern entity concentrating in Ohio Pennsylvania Virginia and the Carolinas. There Are 15 phar mor stores in the Pittsburgh area he Castle news Dave Vanasco a 3-Pointer with two seconds left in overtime lifts Laurel Over Shenango 52-49 and into the Opial playoffs Page 18 saturday sunday new Castle a february 7-8,1998 118th year no. 129 copyright 1998 now Castio Newt today a obituaries late breaking news meet Samuel Teolis Sandra Covelli 87, 1116 s. Mercer St. Stillman j. Klein 71, Rome . Walter g. Miller or. Hastings Mic weather mostly sunny today tomorrow and monday. High each Day 35 to 45, Low All three Days 15 to 25. Pulaski slayings probe takes plunge into Pond by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news state police believe evidence crucial to a 1994 quadruple homicide in Pulaski township is lying at the Bottom of a Pond behind Cascade Park. Police said yesterday the Pond located off Cascade Boulevard is being drained in search of the supposed evidence. The police did not provide information about what the evidence May be. Thomas h. A a Hank Kimbell 35, of 727 Lawrence ave., Ellwood City is charged with four counts of homicide and one count of abuse of a Corpse in the stabbing deaths of Bonnie Lou dry Iise 34, her two daughters Heather 4, and Jacqueline 7, and their Cousin Stephanie Herko 5. They were found dead in the Dryfuse residence on Ambrosia Road the afternoon of june 15,1994. Kimbell who was arrested dec. 23, 1996, has denied involvement in the killings. The police said yesterday they please see Pond Page 5 occupation funeral director Samuel Teolis funeral Home inc. Lawrence county Deputy Coroner since 1956 Community service lobbied to get Ellwood City a new fifth Street Bridge named for the veterans member for 52 years veterans of foreign wars Post 252 member for 43 years and past commander american legion Post 157 past chaplain disabled american veterans chapter 112 mayor of Ellwood City from 1966 to 1970 director Ellwood City area school District from 1957 to 1963. Birthrate sept. 25,1926 Hometown born on a Slippery Rock township farm and moved to Ellwood City at age 2 first childhood memory at about age 4. My dad had been dead three years and there were eight of us children living on division Avenue. I remember someone coming in on Christmas eve with a huge tray of toys and Candy last Book i read a the Peoples tragedy by Orlando figes a history of the russian revolution people May be surprised to know in a the Only Catholic in 105 years to serve As mayor of Ellwood City three words that describe me Best determined patriotic helpful Best advice i Ever heard if you want to know How Many friends you have run for Public office. If you want to know who they Are Start a business

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