New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania
28 Mar 1998

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28 Mar 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - March 28, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Saturday sunday Newcastle a March 28-29,1998 118th year no. 171 copyright 1998 new Castle news new Castle news game previews Page 15 Nal four Kentucky 133-41 is. Stanford 36-41 5 42 my 1 North Carolina 34-31 l in Utah 29-3 8 pm we an Antonios iriving a sinking woman recounts near drowning in 1942 Steamboat crash on Ohio River by Judy Hruska news correspondent Dorothy Gregg almost died in a Steamboat crash in 1942. Today she credits the spirit of her deceased Mother and the Wisdom of her Friend Bob Mcintire for her survival. When the movie a a titanic was released it brought Back memories to Gregg 79, of the North Hill but she a decided its a film she wont see. A once you come that close to drowning you re not interested in seeing anything like that a she said. A i can to even stand to see anyone go under water on Gregg then Dorothy Baughman was 23 when the Katie Lyons a Stern Wheeler she was aboard was swept against a fog bound Bridge pier on the Ohio River in Bellaire Ohio. She had just began to work As a chambermaid and was part of a Crew heading South from Pittsburgh towing for american Barge. Gregg who was born in a West Virginia logging Camp was Only 5 when her Mother Katherine Baughman died in childbirth. Raised by Sev please see sinking Page 3 author wants to bring Back Small towns Thomas Hylton stresses importance of communities in visit by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news Thomas Hylton drove through Sharon and Farrell yesterday morning reflecting that those Mercer county towns once were communities where everything was within walking distance a stores schools and libraries. Hylton a journalist and author of a save our land save our towns a was a keynote speaker at a seminar yesterday titled a for All its Worth the future of the Neshannock the event attended by about 100 government officials and citizens from Lawrence and Mercer counties was sponsored by the Neshannock chapter of Trout unlimited and funded by the league of women voters. Its intent was to examine How to protect the resources of the Stream provide for development and to launch an Effort toward that goal. Hyltone a message was that in order for pennsylvanians to save their landscape they need to rebuild and redesign the towns they already have. In route to Mercer county he first drove through Cranberry township in Butler county wincing at the suburban sprawl saying it was aptly described by a local newspaper As a a Pennsylvania a poster child for bad Hylton 50, grew up in Wyomissing outside of Reading where he walked to kindergarten by himself. He currently resides with his family in Pottstown another town he boasts is a a pedestrian Community the kind no one has been building in Pennsylvania for about 50 years where a child can Stop to visit his grandmother on the Way Home from school. Hylton highlighted the City of Philadelphia As a one time fashionable place to live that now a Block after Block lies in ruin. A the Countryside scenery has been nearly obliterated by sprawling development a he said noting the four counties surrounding Philadelphia have lost a fourth of their Farmland while the population of Philadelphia has decreased. People Are moving into the country As a Way of life and a worst of All we be lost that sense of country that we used to enjoy a he said. During a slide presentation Hylton showed a photograph of the Neisner building As a closed storefront blighting downtown new Castle. A we took this picture in 1994. I understand it looks exactly like this today a he said. Hylton advocates comprehensive Community planning in which municipalities identify certain growth areas As the Only places where development is allowed. There has been a movement across the United states in the past three or four years to rebuilt and develop neighbourhoods with houses on Small lots he said. The Walt Disney clip. Is fostering one such a sustainable Community please see author Page 14 Neshannock Grad travelling with Clinton in Africa by Bob Mcdowell new Castle news Carol s. Castiel former Lawrence county resident Carol s. Castiel an Independent journalist and consultant is a member of the press corps covering president Clinton on his tour of Africa. The Neshannock High school graduate is based in Washington d.c., where she is a consultant on Trade and investment in Africa. She is the daughter of Zena Samuels of Neshannock township and the late Sherman Samuels. Castiel 39, has travelled extensively and written various articles on Africa for newspapers and magazines. Late last november she reported from behind the scenes at the fourth Middle East North Africa conference in Doha Qatar. Attending from the United states were Commerce Secretary William Daly and Secretary of state Madeleine Albright. Her political Economy feature ran in the december Issue of a West she also prepared a report on the same conference for voice of America where she is a part time broadcaster. On this trip she will be writing predominately for Chevron her underwriter. Castiel will report on the various countries she will visit and How the political reforms that have opened the door for United states Africa Trade will Impact the Petroleum giant. The United states sees Africa As a huge potential Market with per capita income rising in 31 countries. Clinton a journey is the longest foreign trip of his presidency and the first time an american president has visited any of the six countries on the itinerary. Even though Castiel could have used her influence with senators or embassy contacts to help secure a spot on this trip her Mother said it was Castiel a Broad experience with african travel and a warm regards for the african people a that most impressed Chevron of her qualifications. Castiel a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh studied French for a year at the sorbonne in Paris. She received a masters degree with honors in International affairs. In addition to French she Speaks portuguese. After College Castiel worked nearly 10 years for the afro american Institute in new York City. Her Job was to bring african students to this country to continue their education. She please see Africa Page 6 inside. Classified.21-28 comics to .f-5 crossword.24 daily record.5 entertainment 20 horoscopes.25 living.9-12 money.8 obituaries.5 sports.15-19 civilian conservation corps celebrates 65th birthday z Matthew s. High news Dorothy Gregg reflects on the harrowing Day in 1942 when the Steamboat she was on Sank into the Ohio obituaries weekend weather meet Nick j. Maiorano George h. Walters 81, Scott township re 3see Page 5 Juk aide Dies Boston apr Dave Powers the Boston irishman who was John f. Kennedy a famously devoted aide every step of the Way to the White House and served after a fkr a assassination As the keeper of the Camelot legend died yesterday at 85. Powers came to be known As Kennedy so coat Holder and a Sancho Panza because he spent his life tending to a fkr a career his widow and children and finally his legacy As curator of the John f. Kennedy Library sunday High 65 to 75 High in the 70s Low 55 to 65 Low in the 50sthe week ahead showers m6nday. High in 70s, Low 45 to 55. Showers tuesday. High 65 to 75, Low in 50s. Showers wednesday. High 55 to 65, Low in 40s. Occupation owner operator aaa fire Protection co. New Castle City councilman birthrate Jan. 11,1960 Hometown new Castle favorite word can if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Italy to visit the Vatican least favorite word can to if i do one thing to improve the Community it would be Unity the last Good Book i read a afield of Hope by Brett Butler people May be surprised to know that i have played the Drums since i was 8 what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county ethnic backgrounds ethnic foods three words that describe me Best hard working outspoken caring Best advice Ever Given gotten listen think then speak what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven that i was a Good husband Good father and Good Community servant

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