New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania
17 Oct 1998

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17 Oct 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - October 17, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Saturday sunday new Castle a october 17-18,1998 119th year no. 32 copyright 1998 now Castlo now Streak Greenville won its 30th straight regular season game dating Back to 1995 with a shutout Over the visiting Wilmington greyhounds. Page 15 last night s scores new Castle. .46 Monaca. Fox Chapel. 20 Neshannock 0 Riverside. 15 Greenville. .14 Mohawk. .8 Wilmington. .0 Union. .36 w. Allegheny 26 s. Academy., 23 Ellwood City. 14 Rochester. 39 Butler. 15 Laurel. 14 n. Allegheny. 14 classified. .21-27 comics to. 28 crossword. 24 daily record. 3 entertainment. 13 horoscopes. 25 living. .9-12 Money. 3 obituaries. 5 sports. .15-20 High school Roundup pages 15-17 couple lives american dream Pace by owning operating shoe step 1 the mane event Fox family champs at the bit for stable life of miniature show horses. By Lugene Hudson new Castle news in Sharp contrast to City noises such As honking horns and screeching brakes quiet farms Dot acres and acres of Lawrence county. Nestled in the gentle Hills near Enon Valley is a farm of a different sort. Although 10 sheep Are raised at glad Hun farm its also a Haven for 11 miniature horses owned by Donald Fox and his family. The horses look just like their larger counterparts. But in order to be registered As a miniature Breed the critters can stand no taller than 34 inches from the shoulder to the ground. Each horse is registered with the american miniature horse association. It May seem like a 360-degree turnaround from the Days Don served in the state legislature but actually the land he lives on has been in the family for years. So the idea of moving from the political life which he said he does no to miss to running a stable of horses miniature ones at that May not be so bizarre after All. Tucked away off Petersburg Road Only a mile or two from Snoj the Royal Star miniature horses stable is in the midst of the 100 acres he owns. In fact Don grew up on the very land he still Calls Home. Until two years ago the site housed a Dairy farm but he quit milking cows 10 Paul Hawthorne news please see mane Page 6 former state legislator Don Fox enjoys a Romp with two of his miniature horses at his property in Enon Valley local seniors staying Active the key to aging gracefully last in a six part series by Lugene Hudson new Castle news growing older does no to necessarily mean sitting Back and waiting for the inevitable to happen. Stay Active is the advice several area residents give about those advancing years. Bernice Schrantz was widowed in 1968. Now 80, she lives in Mahoning town a Cedar Crest apartments. Schrantz previously owned a Mobile Home. A a in a completely on my own a she said taking a break from activities at the senior Center at first presbyterian Church in downtown new Castle. Although Schrantz said she is Lively in Overall Good health and does no to take any medicines most of the residents in her apartment building Are a the next step to a nursing she Cooks and cleans her own apartment which she said requires less Upkeep than maintaining a Home. And when the work is done she takes time out for exercise and fun. Schrantz also still drives bowls one evening a week and line dances at the Church. A a in a pretty please see Active Page 13 Are your turning to lust the news examines issues important to local senior citizens older adults often the target of a too Good to be True scams by Cathy Quimby new Castle news today commonsense advice for the future although he has never been scammed out of Money in a fraud Robert d. Smith feels As though he knows every conceivable con. Smith is chairman of the local seniors and Law together Salt a advisory Council. Salt is a part of triad a group of Law enforcement and senior citizens working to fight crime and victimization of the elderly when a senior citizen gets conned out of Money through a telemarketing pitch or mail scheme often they Are reluctant to admit it he said. A a they re More to encourage dialogue on what gimmicks have been used locally Smith said he is organizing a group at the Mcgill Community Center. The seniors there will be open to talk with their Peers he said. Older adults Are More susceptible to scams because they tend to be trusting and gauge credibility from manners and How convincing a person sounds Smith said. A anything that sounds too Good to be True it is a he said reciting Sage advice. Smith credited lobbying by the state Harp for getting new telemarketing fraud Laws in place. The Law has a number of restrictions please see scams Page 6 building emptied by threat a whispering caller tells Secretary he would a blow up office by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news a bomb threat made by Telephone to an attorneys office in the Temple building around quitting time yesterday emptied 40 people occupying about 20 office suites onto North Street. The five Story building owned by Frank Gramieri was searched by police and fire officials but they found no evidence of a bomb new Castle police it. Rick Russo said. The occupants were allowed to reenter less than an hour later. Housed in the building Are attorneys offices doctors offices and other businesses. Attorney George Micacchione whose office received the threatening Call said a newly hired Secretary answered the phone when it rang shortly after 4 . The Sec please see threat Page 2 firs Energy Swap wont have Impact on county by John k. Manna new Castle news Pennsylvania Power co. Customers in Lawrence county and throughout its service area will feel no Impact from an agreement that has Duquesne Light co. Acquiring three Power plants from firs Energy corp. Ellen Raines spokeswoman for firs Energy Penn Powers Parent company said yesterday the agreement will have a no effect on where they customers get their in the agreement announced thursday Duquesne Light will acquire three Coal fired plants firs Energy owns in West Pittsburg and in Avon Lake and Niles both in Ohio. In Exchange Akron based firs Energy will acquire Duquesne lights minority shares in nuclear please see Swap Page 3today�?Ts obituaries weekend weather weekend focus Laura Marie Berner 100, St. Petersburg Fla. Dale t. Brown 90, Cody Wyoming Mary m. Perrott 73, Hillsville Marybelle shorts 75, Grove City see Page 5 War Veteran Dies los Angeles apr Richard Cloke one of the surviving members of a Force of americans that fought in the Spanish civil War died tuesday of a heart attack. He was 82.saturday High upper 70s Low 45 to 55 sunday High mid-70s Low in the 40sthe week ahead cooler with a Chance of showers on monday highs 55 to 65. Variable cloudiness on tuesday highs in the mid-50s. Lows will be in the upper 30s. 20 years after his election Pope asks poles for prayers by Frances do Emilio associated press Vatican City a marking his 20th anniversary As Pope John Paul ii yesterday reminisced sentimentally with fellow poles and asked for prayers so he can keep doing gods work a right to the a i thank god for having Given me the Grace to announce the Good news of salvation to Many Peoples and Many nations on All the continents and among them also my compatriots on polish soil a John Paul said speaking slowly but steadily from an armchair placed under a canopy on the Steps of St. Peters Basilica. About 20,000 poles Many of them journeying overnight on buses from their Homeland streamed into St. Peters Square for a mass in polish celebrated by Warsaw Cardinal Jozef Glemp in the Pope John Paul ii circles St. Peter s Square in pop Mobile yesterday. Popes Honor. A i ask you again to Pray so that i can carry out right to the end the work that god entrusted to me please see Pope Page 3

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