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

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26 Oct 1998

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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - October 26, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania Finalists preparing dishes for news Holiday Kookoff see Page 7castle news 119th year no. 39new Castle a monday october 26, 1998 Wayne woman found slain a Ellwood City Man charged with homicide in strangulation death by Rick Elia new Castle news lending a helping hand College High school students among those determined to a make a difference saturday by Nathan Hall news correspondent residents of Crawford Avenue got some free maintenance work done on their Homes saturday thanks to neighbors and volunteers imbued with a new holidays spirit. Freda Nelson helped to coordinate the East Side parents association with More than 30 volunteers from Slippery Rock University for their make a difference Day project. Earlier in the week she had distributed forms to homeowners in the area asking what work they needed to have done and what supplies they could donate. A we decided to Start on Crawford because so Many houses Here were targeted for code violations a Nelson said. A we always have projects that we re doing and we try to get students to Nathan Jones she and other volunteers of All Ages helped paint Walls Weed gardens Burn trash and perform other Home maintenance tasks. Nathan Jones an exercise science major at Slippery Rock University helped get his fellow students interested in making a trip to new castles East Side. As an employee of the Community service learning Institute he works with social organizations and individual students who want to improve the area. A we always have projects that we re Matthew s. High news Laurel High school students donated blood to the american red Cross. First time donor Jenine Ritchie reclines while collection specialist Holly Hudspath and student Volunteer Curt Johns watch Over her. Doing and we try to get students to Volunteer a Jones said. On saturday members of the Phi Sigma i honors fraternity were part of the Slippery Rock volunteers. But at the nearby habitat for humanity site it was just another Day. Local contractors and members of the Bell memorial presbyterian Church please see hand Page 2 Matthew s. High news residents and volunteers collect trash and clean up residences along Crawford Avenue for make a difference Day. Dry Wells in Greenville area blamed on earthquake a temblor May have shifted water tables officials believe Maysville a. Apr the fall earthquake in Northwestern Pennsylvania apparently pulled the plug on the water Supply for a few dozen Rural Homes. The quake shifted water tables below the Earth rendering useless Wells that had been dug at great expense to homeowners. Missy Strausser said the water in her taps became coloured immediately after the quake. Her farm animals would not drink it. A it turned like a cup of Coffee a she said at her farm in West Salem township about 75 Northwest of Pittsburgh. The water later cleared up but stopped flowing altogether last tuesday. About 30 families who live East of Greenville Are without water. Officials of the . Geological Survey told homeowners that the Wells might have been drained As the Earth shifted slightly on sept. 25. A Many residents have lived Here their whole lives and never had any problems with their Wells a said state rep. Rod Wilt of Mercer county. Strausser said a new Well could Cost $2,000 that she and her husband Larry cannot afford. He had worked at a factory for 26 years but is on disability with a Back injury. Her insurance does not cover Well damage and she said most Well drillers Are unwilling to set up a payment plan that she might be Able to afford. A right now $500 would thrill us to Strausser said. Chances Are slim for state assistance said Marko Bourne a spokes Man for the state emergency management Agency. A i really feel for what they Are going through but unfortunately there Are no mechanisms in place for this kind of situation a he said. He said if the township declares a disaster the state could Send in water tankers temporarily. Companies have been drilling replacement Wells at some Homes and have started a waiting list. Drillers need to go about 140 feet Down to hit water. A their machinery is taking a beating but they re working nonstop a Larry Strausser said. State police said they done to know the motive of an Ellwood City Man who is accused of killing a woman he knew saturday morning. Julius Allen Carper 35, of 2115 Railroad ave. Is charged with criminal homicide in the death of Cynthia boots St. Clair 32, of 400 14th St., Wayne township. The cause of death was asphyxiation due to strangulation Lawrence county Deputy Coroner Samuel a. Teolis reported. A there was some Type of argument a said Cpl. William Cook crime unit supervisor at the state police Headquarters in Union township. A a we re not sure what it was about. He Carper never specified Why they started Carper was found inside the residence by the victims Brothers Joseph and Andy boots who had gone there about 4 30 . Police believe the woman was killed Between 4 and 4 30 . Cook said Carper admitted he was there All evening. St. Clair lived there with her 12-year-old son but he was away at the time Cook said. Please see slain Page 6 police Hunt for killer of doctor a Buffalo gynaecologist a a name was on internet list of abortion performers marked for death Buffalo . Apr dozens of Flower bouquets blocked the door to or. Barnett Slepian a clinic a Small Garden of autumn reds yellows and blues. A Banner on a nearby Bush read a we wont go Back a defend the right to abortion a taped to his office door yesterday was a photo of a smiling Slepian cradling a baby he had just delivered and a hand painted sign a respect life done to murder Slepian a 52-year-old obstetrician gynaecologist was killed Friday shortly after he and his wife returned to their Amherst Home from synagogue. Investigators in Northern new York and Canada a faced with their fifth sniper attack on an abortion provider in the past four years and the first one to take a life a have not named a suspect. Private funeral services for Slepian were scheduled for today. The killer armed with a High powered Rifle shot through a Kitchen window where the blinds had been raised. The single shot entered the doctors Back pierced his lungs exited his body and ricocheted into another room. Please see doctor Page 3 John a. Butler 85, 3501 Meadowview Myrtle e. Eppinger 80, new Bedford Joydise d. Gunn 75, 124 Oakwood ave. Harry e. Hardesty 80, Bessemer Esther t. Hensley 87, Indian Creek Center j. Elizabeth Klaber 96, Hill View Manor Robert e. Lovell 63, Burke a. Albert j. Mastroddi 74, 825 s. Cascade St. Today s obits Dorothy l. Means 79, Volant re 3 Mary e. Mooney 76, 116 Ashberry Lane Ralph a. Nagel 87, Ellwood City Edward Panasewicz 73, Louisville Colo. Margaret Rhodes 102, Haven Home Jean Rowlands 66, Fombell Carole a. Sorbo 60, Mahonin town Cynthia boots St. Clair Ellwood City Mary e. Steese 76, Tujunga Calif. See pages 5, 14 on the Campaign Trail gop congressional candidate Mike Turzai becomes new father see Page 2 a Mitchel Olszak writes that negative campaigns shun the intellectual approach opting for the smear see Page 4 weather partly sunny tuesday. High near 70, Low in 40s. Partly sunny wednesday. High in 60s, Low in 40s. Index classified .15-20 comics 10 daily record 2 entertainment 9 horoscopes 16 living 7-8 money.7 obituaries .5,14 sports 1m4 tomorrow cruising the county

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