New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania
2 May 1998

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2 May 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - May 2, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Saturday sunday new Castle a May 2-3,1998 118th year no. 201 copyright 199� new Castle news new Castle news dirty Day Indian Charlie favorite trick will be out to break a pair of jinxed in today a run for the roses at Churchill Downs see Page 21 Tose Pittsburgh slides to Brink of playoff elimination after Mark Recchio a two third period goals lift Montreal to 5-2 win see Page 17 hide. Classified.25-32 comics tv.24 crossword.30 daily record .13 entertainment.22 horoscopes.29 living.9-12 money.6 obituaries.5 sports.17-22 former department store clerks recall downtown sales service z a it Matthew s. High news demonstrators hand out leaflets outside the general mail facility on Cascade Street yesterday alleging unfair hiring practices by the . Postal service. Citizens allege postal service discrimination by Debbie we cheer Bonnie new Castle news about 10 people who say they want to see More fairness and less discrimination in hiring and promotion at the new Castle Post office picketed the general mail facility on Cascade Street for two hours during a driving afternoon rain yesterday. They displayed signs saying a new Castle Post office their demonstration was one of five such marches held recently by employees and others in Youngstown Warren and new Castle. Participants handed out information sheets showing that the new Castle Post office employs eight Blacks out of a total work Force of 332. Other cities such As Butler Grove City Ellwood City Sharon and Farrell have no Black employees the Sheet said. New Castle is part of the Erie District which has Only two Black supervisors out of about 600 management positions and one Black postmaster out of More than 500 positions. A there Are no Blacks in mid level or upper management a the Sheet said and out of about 4,000 employees there Are fewer than 30 Black employees. Neither a spokesperson for the new Castle facility nor the postal services regional communications specialist were available for comment yesterday afternoon about the activity. Staughton Lynd of Youngstown a member of the citizens committee of inquiry who also joined the demonstrators yesterday said information from the . Postal service and also that acquired with the help of Ohio congressman Jim Traficant showed that Only 11 percent of the hourly career employees of the Youngstown Post office Are african american whereas the population of Youngstown is estimated to be about 50 percent Black. At the end of 1996, there were 10 hispanic employees out of 659 workers which is fewer than 2 percent of the total the information showed. Please see postal Page 3 John r. Ackerman 83, Frew Mill Road Clara e. Abbes 86, old Plank Road Agnes b. Jaskiel 76, 134 n. Mercer St. Marjorie Albert Lingo 93, Blair neb. Marie l. Swisher 92, Rhodes estates see Page 5 Eldridge Cleaver Dies Pomona Calif. Cap a Eldridge Cleaver the fiery Black Panther Leader and literary voice of the Black Power movement who later renounced his past and became a Republican died yesterday. He was 62. For details see Page 7. Today a obituaries weekend weather meet Michael Joseph Lastoria tops in town a consolidated Glass Mcgill Center saluted As county a Best businesses by Cathy Quimby new Castle news the owner of consolidated Glass said the Honor of winning business of the year just reflects the Quality of his employees and their efforts. A i just want to dedicate this to the people that work Here and All their hard work a said Louis Merryman owner of the company. The winners were announced yesterday morning during a breakfast. The contest is co sponsored by the Lawrence county chamber of Commerce and the new Castle news. Merryman thanked the 57 workers for their a commitment and passion to work together to get us where we Are consolidated Glass located on North Cedar Street in an Industrial area near the former Rockwell Plant is a Glass Fabricator tem Perer. The company cuts Glass into various sizes for use in retail display cases. It also makes Glass for hockey rinks and an architectural Glass for Large buildings. The Winner in the non profit category was the Mcgill Community Center. Bernadette Schaffner executive director was interviewed by contest judges this week but did no to realize the Center was a finalist. A i was totally surprised when they announced our name a she said. A the employees were so sur please see tops Page 3 flex Appeal a More workers find adjustable schedules to their liking last in a two part weekly series on issues in the workplace by Lugene Hudson new Castle news Elaine Withrow knows what its like to spend Long hours on the Job. As a real estate agent for Howard Hanna she works unconventional hours and must be available practically 24 hours a Day. Because she a paid by commission Withrow a livelihood depends on being Able to make accommodations. A if you want to earn a living you do it a she said. Although she please see flex Page 3 0\ tin Job Matthew s. High news consolidated Glass owner Louis Merryman is congratulated along with his wife Lynn and daughter Madison after his firm was named business of the year. The week ahead Chance of showers monday and tuesday. High both Days 55 to 65, Low each Day 45 to 55. Occupation eliminate crime retired police officer with 26 years of service co owner with wife Linda of the last Good Book i read nibbles Market a the plumbers birthrate people May be surprised to know that april 7,1947 i made a Hole in one in 1978 Hometown new Castle favorite word than you if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Hawaii what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county a very Good melting pot of ethnic backgrounds three words that describe me Best concerned trustworthy and Friendly Best advice Ever Given gotten be yourself saturday High 60 to 65 Low in the 50s sunday High 55 to 65 Low 45 to 55 least favorite word can to if you could t do your current work what would you do Public relations if i could do one thing to improve the Community it would be _ what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven that your father is Here waiting for you

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