New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 25 Jul 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - July 25, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Inside. Pandemonium erupted among tourists trying to escape the Capitol when the first gun shots rang out a see Page 12new Castle news a mural painted by local artist Ron Monroe is unveiled during a ceremony at the sanitation authority office in new obituaries weekend weather meet William j. Shuttleworth a in almost every instance when we make an improvement it seems to be contagious a rowing panes building sprouts new a windows a thanks to artists mural by Nancy Lowry new Castle news Paul Hawthorne news More than 100 hours of work went into the planning painting and installation of the mural unveiled yesterday morning on the front of the new Castle sanitation authority office at 110 e. Washington St. Artist Ron Monroe 30, created the mural which is 19 feet 8lh inches High and 14 feet 9 inches wide and depicts realistic looking arched windows. A a we re fortunate to have an artist of this Caliper who is willing to share his talents with the Community a said Roger Smith president of new visions for new Castle at yesterdays dedication. Smith also commended Monroe a dedication to the project. A a he a going right now on 52 hours without sleep a Smith told about 20 people assembled on the sidewalk in front of the authority a building. Although he a been painting and assembling the painted panels at his parents Home for a month Monroe began preparing the building on monday. His efforts were affected by the High winds and heavy rain that hit the area earlier in the week. To meet his deadline Monroe worked through the night wednesday and until late thursday night installing the panels. Minor finishing touches still remain to be completed. A native of Meadville Monroe has lived in new York City and Pittsburgh. He studied at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh specializing in visual communications illustrations and design and portraiture. As with most of his projects Monroe said he was assisted a by 30 to 40 of my closest special recognition he said is due to his parents Karen and e Lee Mcdermott who took an Active role in the project that took Over much of their Home for the past month. A a we re extremely proud of Ron and what he a done a his Mother said. New visions is a non profit affiliate of the Lawrence county chamber of Commerce dedicated to improving the appearance of new Castle. Over the years new visions has planted Trees created mini Parks cleaned up sections of town and encouraged others to take Pride in and improve their properties. Additional projects scheduled for the fall include facade improvements on the Triangle bar on East Washington Street and the building across from the Southern most drive of Cascade galleria. A a we be been reprinting the bricks a he said. A a we la be painting and planting Trees in front of Smith added the City also received a $2,000 Grant from the Pennsylvania forestry Council and anticipates planting another 20 Trees in the downtown. Since its inception he said new visions has planted 170 Trees in the downtown. More Are needed he said. A based on the City a size we have Only about 20 percent of the number of Trees we should new visions also anticipates please see panes Page 12 the 41st Castle news Golf tournament is being held today and tomorrow at tel things off Here Are 10 memorable moments from past tourneys. There have been Many great memories and memory makers in the 41 years since the new Castle news Golf tournament got its Start at Sylvan Heights Golf course. The tournament began on the hot windblown morning of aug. 31,1958, As a one Day pre labor Day event to determine Lawrence county a Amateur Golf Champion. A total of 52 golfers including four pros competed in the first event. For a number of years it was an invitational when Only golfers with a certain predetermined league Handicap could enter. The Date was switched to the last full weekend in july in the 1970s and for a time a qualifying round was held the weekend before the main event. On several occasions a grueling 27-Hole championship round was held on the same Day since then the tournament has been please see Golf Page 19 two killed in shooting at Capitol inside. Classified.21-38 comics to .f-2 crossword.24 daily record.12 entertainment.12 horoscopes.25 living.7-10 money.13 obituaries.5 sports.15-20 Ralph Litrenta misses a putt in 97 news tourney Victor e. Gillest 56, Davis Calif. Chris g. Papazekos 67, Miami Fla. Ruth Elizabeth Stinedurf 73, Sharon see Page 5 sex Ranger Dies Riverside Conn. Apr Buzz Patrick a former player coach and general manager of the new York rangers died thursday of a heart attack. He was 83. Occupation fitness instructor Ellwood City wellness Center birthrate Jan. 7,1957 Hometown Ellwood City first childhood memory dropping a gallon of milk in front of the to in the living room on my 7th birthday. It went everywhere. The greatest influence on my life my dad William e. Shuttle Worth retired Plant manager at Leeds amp Northrup. He had a totally committed love and Devotion to his family it was unwavering. Last Book i read textbooks. Ill finish my degree in exercise sciences in the fall at Youngstown state University. I just completed my certification with the american College of sports Medicine As a health fitness instructor. Three words that describe me Best caring compassionate contradictory Best advice i Ever heard consider the source then ignore it saturday sunday new Castle a july 25-26,1998 118th year no. 273 copyright 1998 new Castle news Washington apr two police officers were shot to death yesterday when a gunman invaded the . Capitol and opened fire. The suspect investigated two years ago for a veiled threats against president Clinton was wounded in an Exchange of gunfire that terrified tourists and lawmakers alike. One woman was also shot and wounded in the attack which occurred As summertime visitors crowded the historic building with its distinctive White dome. The House continued to meet. It was the first outbreak of shooting at the Capitol since 1954 when four puerto rican nationalists in the visitors gallery of the House opened fire. A bomb exploded outside the Senate in 1983 and led to stricter Security. The suspect was Russell e. Weston jr., 42, a native of Valmeyer 111., and a resident of Missoula mont., according to sources speaking Only on condition of anonymity. One official said the gunman a weapon was a .38-caliber gun. The Many a pickup a bearing expired plates a was located a few blocks from the Capitol. Weston a father interviewed at the family Home in Valmeyer by the Miami Herald said his son had few friends and drifted Between Illinois and a Montana plot of land where he mined for Gold. The younger Weston had claimed the government had planted land mines on that land his father said. A Capitol Hill police officer is wheeled out of the Capitol yesterday after two policemen a female tourist and a suspected gunman were wounded in an Exchange of gunfire inside the building. Weston or. Said he had a .38-caliber handgun but his son did not. Asked to Check for his own he came Back and said a a it a not rep. Bill Thomas r-cauf., who briefed reporters on the attack said a it was an individual who was determined to blast his Way into the Capitol. In fact he shot his Way into the one Federal Law enforcement offi Cial speaking on condition of anonymity said the gunman turned up on a secret service computer list a was sort of a Low level threat to the president. Another source said Weston had made comments that could have been construed As veiled threats and was interviewed by authorities. The slain policemen were Jacob Chestnut an 18-year Veteran of the Capitol police Force and John please see shooting Page 3saturday sunday High 70 to 80 High 75 to 80 Low 45 to 55 Low 45 to 55the week ahead partly sunny monday. High 75 to 85, Low 55 to 65. Chance of thunderstorms tuesday. High 75 to 85, Low in 60s. Fair wednesday. High 75 to 85, Low near 60
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