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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - January 3, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Saturday sunday new Castle a january 3-4,1998 118th year no. 99 copyright 1998 now cattle news double trouble Justin Farris and David Young score 23 and 22 Points respectively to help new Castle High dump Seneca Valley 75-50 Page 13 last night s scores new Castle .75 Seneca Valley .50 aliquippa.76 Siewic Klepac. .58 Elwood City. 58 Beaver Falls. 52 blackhawk.73 Beaver .47 Neshannock. 56 South Side. 54 butler.67 ambridge.46 Sharpsville. 55 wilmington.37 High school re Kenn. Chr. .80 comm. Perry .16 hindus Page 13 inside a a a classified. .20-23 comics to. .f-5 crossword. .21 daily record. .11 entertainment .11 horoscopes. .22 living. .7-9 Money. .12 obituaries. .5 sports. .13-18 Kartell Stewart featured on this weeks Steemers photo Page Pace attorney accused Only tried to get help a nevertheless Charles Stewart to be held for trial on attempted homicide charge by Rick Elia new Castle news Charles Stewart did no to intend to kill a female juvenile when he headed to new Castle High school with a double edged a in his vehicle his lawyer said yesterday. Instead court appointed defense attorney Joseph j. Kearney contended the action resulted from his clients frustration with being unable to get Legal counsel on another Case. Despite the defense a position charges of attempted homicide attempted aggravated assault and intimidation of a witness or victim were ordered held for common pleas court during a preliminary hearing before District Justice Charles Abraham. Stewart 48, of Elwood City rd1 was arrested dec. 11 near the school after City and state police responded to a report that he was on his Way there to kill a 16-year-old female who was living at Cray youth and family services at the time. He also is facing charges of rape and other sex related offences for allegedly raping the girl in a previous incident and a corruption of minors charge for allegedly showing a pornographic tape to her and another female juvenile. The defendants wife of 25 years Charlene Stewart testified she and her husband argued earlier that Day after she heard him using profanity during a Telephone conversation. A the became very upset a she said. A the said that he should just get it Over with. If he was going to jail for something he did no to do he ought to go and he ought to just kill her the juvenile and get it Over mrs. Stewart said she told her husband she would Call the police and he replied a a do what you have to she said she saw him leave with a Long handled implement which she assumed was a Sledge Hammer. Police reported finding the a in his vehicle when he was arrested. Kearney asked mrs. Stewart if she believed her husband would kill the girl. A i done to believe he was going to actually go through with killing her a she said. A i Wasny to going to take that please see Stewart Page 6 window Matthew s. High news Joe Lutz of Bob Lutz and son Beveline works on removing one of the stained Glass window panes from the Temple Israel Sanctuary yesterday morning. All the stained Glass windows from the Temple Israel synagogue Are being reinstalled into a synagogue created for the merging of the Temple Israel and Tiferet Temple congregations. Cowam sanitation splits Over decision on Christofer by Lugene Hudson new Castle news in a split vote former new Castle mayor Richard Christofer was named general manager and administrator of the new Castle sanitation authority during a special session yesterday afternoon. Christofer was hired by a 6-1 vote. He replaces general manager Richard Ross who is recovering from triple bypass surgery. Christofer is currently an inspector for Copple Rizzo amp associates the City a consulting engineers on the expansion project. Rosss employment contract expired wednesday. Board member Frank Bonfield voted against the appointment questioning whether or not the hiring was Hasty. A the Ross left this position because he was sick a Bonfield said. A but did we act properly considering he a in the Hospital we seemed prepared to act immediately. A emr. Ross never mentioned he was ready to retire and and i wanted to know the urgency in making this move so Larry Kelly Board solicitor said Richard Christofer when the Board approved Rosss two year contract in 1995, it was under the Assumption that when it expired his services As a consultant would be retained for one year. A a we a be doing a disservice to this Community if we allowed the West Bank and expansion projects to Stop a Kelly said. A the mayor is concerned that the sanitation authority has operated in the past month without a general Ross will be Active in a consulting capacity Kelly continued. A we Hope he stays on As consultant but right now its unclear whether hell be Here in the immediate Christofero a appointment goes into effect immediately. Sam Abraham Board chairman please see decision Page 6 Ellwood councilman leaves Public service by Maryalice Meli new Castle news Ellwood City councilman Glenn Jones leaves Public service at the end of 1997 and will retire from his profession in late 1998. A native of West Pittston near Scranton Wilkes Barre Jones has worked for 33 years As a claims adjuster with state farm in Brighton township Beaver county. Hell retire in november but said hell remain Busy doing investigative work relating to insurance for Law firms. Jones who failed in his recent bid for a third four year term said a i was disappointed in a Way. Id like to have had another four years but in a not Overly distraught Over As chairman of councils electric committee Jones took a Large share of the heat generated by a citizens Glenn Jones inside. Anthony a lefty Decarbo is ring Ellwood Council. See Page 2 group Over electric company Billing practices policies and fees. Ellwood City buys electric Power from the Pennsylvania Power co. For resale to residents to earn income in lieu please see Ellwood Page 6today�?Ts obituaries weekend weather a no meet Joseph s. Bellissimo or. Vivian Boren 74, Ellwood City Julius e. Dicianno 87, Wampum Florence Freda 73, 27 lower Idlewild drive Lester h. Johnson 90, Ellwood City 2 George r. Lehberger 98, Canton Ohio Dorothy m. Mccullough 78, Ellwood City Kenneth Meyer 72, 617 e. Reynolds St. Ruth e. Schell 85, new Wilmington Delbert d. Zimmerman 75, Lowellville Ohio see Page 5saturday High 45 to 55 Low 35 to 40 sunday High 40 to 50 Low 35 to 45the week ahead rain monday. High in 40s, Low in 30s. Rain tuesday. High in 40s, Low in 30s. Partly Cloudy wednesday. High 35 to 45, Low 30 to 35. Occupation attorney Community service recently elected to the Ellwood City area school Board birthrate dec. 28,1968 Hometown new Beaver Borough first childhood memory sitting on my parents living room floor and crying that i wanted a baby sister while my relatives were telling my mom she was going to have another boy. I was right. My sister Laurie Ann was born the greatest influence on my life without a doubt it was and continues to be my parents Joseph and Rosemarie Bellissimo last Book i read a Midnight in the Garden of Good and evil and a a Othello people May be surprised to know i met my wife in a video store where she worked three words that describe me Best motivated god fearing generous Best advice i Ever heard a if you dream it you can achieve it and a time is what you make of it
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