New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 19 Oct 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - October 19, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Sports. Pat 9two ii 1 Row Bemie Williams cracks a two run Homer to ignite Yankees to a 9-3 rout of san Diego giving new York a 2-0 Lead in world three set sights on governors Job a despite key injuries Steeles rip Ravens for second time this season and move a game closer to first place Jacksonville by Steve Treu new Castle news Pittsburgh a Dewayne Washington flinched so the Pittsburgh Steeles were called for delay of game. The penalty handed a gift first Down to the Baltimore Ravens who were set to punt. That kind of mistake normally enrages Steeles coach Bill Cowher but he was in a Jovial mood when discussing the foolish penalty afterwards. A i told the officials it was a Good Call a Cowher said. A you have to Tell those Guys when they do something winning has a funny Way of brightening Cowherd a spirits. Charles Johnson scored the teams Only touchdown on a 55-Yard pass from Kordell Stewart lifting the Steeles to a 16-6 Victory Over Baltimore at three Rivers stadium yesterday. Despite the absence of injured starters Jerome Bettis will Wolford Earl Holmes and Nolan Harrison the Steeles 4-2 still had enough in them to beat the Ravens 2-4 and move one game behind Jacksonville 5-1 in the acc Central division. The jaguars lost to Buffalo 17-16. Pittsburgh s John Fiala causes Jermaine Lewis of Baltimore to Fumble the Ball on a fourth Quarter Kickoff return. Steeler Chris Oldham ended up with the by Paul hawthorne119th year no. 33_new Castle a monday october 19. 1998_a-wm.single copy 35 cigarette blamed in Blaze two die Aliquippa apr nearly All the residents of an apartment building for elderly people have returned Home following a fire that killed two women. Three residents of Sheffield towers 10th floor remained in shelters or with friends yesterday. Seven people were treated after they inhaled smoke. A woman smoking a cigarette caught her Couch on fire saturday night and the fire spread around her tenth floor apartment in the 130-unit building in Aliquippa Beaver county authorities said. Several dozen people were evacuated either on foot in wheelchairs or on stretchers. Freda Bambi 71, and relatives were watching a Walker Texas rangers when the alarms went off. She left without her Medicine which someone brought to her at a shelter yesterday. A it was hell a said Candy Sellers. A there was All this clanging. Some of these people Are sick and can to run out of there. We were just trying to help get other people Down the stairs. It was really Marcella Koenig headed for the hallway after smelling smoke. A i got out of my wheelchair and made it to the stairs. A Guy carried my Walker Down the stairs. I done to know How the hell i made it but i did a Koenig said. The evacuation took 15 minutes said Kathleen Crago the buildings manager. Beaver county Coroner Wayne Tatalovich said Ascenza Cipriani 88, and Erma Ziggas 75, both of the 10th floor died of smoke inhalation. A it could have been a lot worse. We were fortunate we Only lost two a Tatalovich said. State police fire investigator Janice Wilson of the new Castle station said the fire began accidentally from a lit cigarette in Ziggas a apartment. Neighbors said that Ziggas had fallen asleep with cigarettes before. Patch work in terms of size and Quality this years Batch of gourds is among the Best Ever local pumpkin growers say. Local Page 2 Sweet treats looking to tickle the taste buds of Little tricksters Candy Isnit the Only thing to satisfy a Sweet tooth. Living Page 7castle news a despite advantages in race Ridge says a you be got to earn it first in a series on the candidates and issues before Pennsylvania voters in the nov. 3 election by Peter Jackson associated press Philadelphia a As morning schedules go this one was not extraordinary for gov. Tom Ridge an Early flight to Philadelphia. A breakfast appearance at City Hall to help his pal mayor Edward g. Rendell court the democratic National committee As it scouts Host cities for the party a 2000 convention. A speech before jewish leaders working to promote business ties Between Pennsylvania and Israel. At midday he chucked his gubernatorial Cap a but kept the state police chauffeur a and dived into a hectic afternoon of campaigning. A private fund Raiser at a Chester please see Ridge Page 2 a political Veteran Itkin eager to break free from obscurity Philadelphia apr for 26 years Ivan Itkin has been an invisible Force behind Laws that changed pennsylvanians lives. He is credited with crafting such major Laws As the one that improved accessibility to Public places for people with disabilities 20 years before Congress passed the americans with disabilities act in 1990. In 1993, As majority Leader he facilitated talks Between competing phone companies to provide for Telephone fiber optics wiring in hard to reach Rural areas and inner cities. But his accomplishments have been behind the scenes and even his supporters admit his weak name recognition works against him As the democratic nominee for governor against Republican incumbent Tom Ridge. A a he a the Long shot in the election. Please see Itkin Page 2 a crusade continues As Luksik seeks Post for a third time by Jim Strader associated press Bellwood a. A not surprisingly there is something of a crusade to Peg Luksik a third Campaign for governor. Speaking recently to a group of 20 people in a picnic shelter in a Small Blair county town the constitutional party candidate was undeterred by the Low turnout. Not unlike the a each one teach one practice of spreading the gospel she was counting on each of these people to pass her message along to others. It is a message that has grown broader since her previous campaigns when she was pegged As a one Issue candidate opposing abortion. The Litany Luksik preaches on the Campaign Trail this fall Calls for lower taxes and less government please see Luksik Page 2 today s obituaries Mildred a. Betker 92, Overlook clinic Grace a. Booher 87, Euclid Avenue Cecelia h. Borst 93, Wampum l. Dewitt Emrick 90, Neshannock township Donald l. Fischer 61, Ellwood City John w. Jamrozik 67, 1014 Clearview ave. Vincent j. Plevnic 88, Bessemer Robert Skul 67, Ellwood City see Page 5 around the world Page 6 lethal forces a a train crash near afr Al Dawar Egypt claims 52 lives and injures 101. A at least 51 Are injured when palestinian Man throws two grenades into bus station in Israel. A at least 420 die in explosion of nigerian Oil pipeline. Weather partly Cloudy tuesday. High in 50s, Low 35 to 45. Showers wednesday. High in 40s, Low in 30s. Tt�1 Vul classified .13-19 comics 20 daily record 5 entertainment.l2 horoscopes 15 living 7-8 money.5 obituaries 3 sports 9-ii tomorrow cruising the county
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