New Castle News Weekend in New-Castle, Pennsylvania 5 Sep 1998
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New Castle News Weekend (Newspaper) - September 5, 1998, New Castle, Pennsylvania
Last night s scores new Castle .27 Seton la Salle .0 Farrell .20 Laurel .12 Freedom Mohawk classified. Comics to. Crossword. Entertainment horoscopes. Living. Money. Obituaries. Sports. Keystone oaks.19 Ellwood City 13 West Middlesex 54 Neshannock. 13 crestwood.10 Wilmington.7 Woodland Hills 20 Sharon .6 27-0 shutout Over Western Beaver 13 union.7 High school Roundup pages 15, 16, 17 saturday sunday new Castle a september 5-6,1998 118th year no. 309 copyright 1996 new cattle news new Castle news Lii Ngip a a lint As Bacon a hogs cows and sheep mix with socializing and lunch at the Lawrence county livestock auction. Second in a weekly series by Debbie Wachter Bonnie new Castle news area Farmers have been Selling their pigs cows and sheep at the Lawrence county livestock auction for More than 50 years. Monday is the big Sale Day at the auction Complex on route 158, about a mile North of new Wilmington. Farmers from at least 10 counties in Pennsylvania Ohio West Virginia and even new York pull in with their livestock trailers to sell their Market animals. On a typical Sale Day an average of 1,000 head of livestock go on the auction Block. A a we re the largest one Day livestock auction for Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio a said manager Tom Skelton who runs the operation. The Sale also attracts a lot of meat packers. A a it a the Small ones who make the Market not just the big Guys a said Skelton a resident of Canfield Ohio who is also a Farmer. He drives to new Wilmington three or four Days a week to take care of the auction business which is owned by his Mother Zana who also lives in Canfield. For Many years the auction has filled a life in the trash Lane military helicopter crash kills All aboard a twelve die As Crews navigated through desert darkness Nellis air Force base Nev. Apr two helicopters whose Crews were believed to be navigating through the desert darkness with night vision goggles crashed in rugged terrain near the mysterious area 51 Early yesterday. All 12 aboard were killed. Recovery Crews struggled through the arid peaks and ravines looking for the remains and clues to the cause of the crash. A we were hoping for survivors a said Brig. Gen. Theodore Lay commander of the 57th Wing at this the Hh-60g pave Hawk helicopters part of a Rescue Squadron from this base outside Las vegas crashed about 1 . While on a practice Rescue flight. The wreckage was found about an hour later. A family support Center was set up at Nellis for grieving relatives. The choppers were flying through the rugged pin water Mountain Range an area of 6,000-foot peaks and mountainsides plunging 3,000 feet to desert Valley floors. It was overcast with Light rain and visibility of 7,000 to 9,000 feet Lay said. It Wasny to known if the helicopters crashed into each other or went Down separately Lay said. The Crews were on a Standard Mission to practice recovering please see crash Page 8 Lawrence county groups join states adopt a Highway program to help keep local roads litter free by Lugene Hudson new Castle news Jan Womer might be referred to As a woman with a Mission. The new Wilmington resident wants to beautify her Community. Perhaps that a Why several weeks ago Womer arose Early saturday morning and along with other members of the Wilmington township Lawrence county civic league cleared litter from a stretch of Roadway. Womert a organization is among 35 to 40 groups in Lawrence county helping to care for state highways by participating in adopt a Highway. That program and the keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Campaign a held annually the last saturday of april a Are sponsored by the Pennsylvania department of transportation. According to Joe Grippo Penn Dot a Lawrence county coordinator of adopt a Highway a group enters a contract with Penn Dot ensuring litter pickup will occur four times yearly and a sign is erected indicating which group is cleaning that piece of Roadway. The group is then responsible for maintaining its two mile segment. Those handling litter on an interstate Are responsible for one mile. About 8 ., wearing a Penn Dot safety Vest Womer and her cleanup committee pull on gloves to begin sprucing up along old Mercer Road Between routes 956 and 208. When her organization performed its initial Outing in april the litter was widespread Womer said. A we picked up 32 bags of garbage that first time although cans bottles fast food containers and wrappers make up the bulk of the debris there Are also newspapers and cigarette packs. She a encountered some a pretty Gross materials too but did no to elaborate. A my goal is to clean the whole township a said Womer admitting she detests lit Ter and has reported violators to police. A i can to stand to see trash on the nor apparently can Joe Ambrosini of Central heating and plumbing and the people he works with. For the past six years those employees have adopted a portion of route 60 extending one mile in both directions of the Mitchell Road interchange in Meshaq Joek township. Between 15 to 20 employees and family members generally show up to work and As an extra incentive a Cook out is held afterwards at the office Ambrosini said. A i have no problem getting people to sign up and we have a Good admitting he a sometimes surprised by the objects he encounters Ambrosini said perhaps the most unusual item found was a Brand new Pool stick in a Case. In addition to civic groups and clubs individuals and families May also participate in the 17-year-old adopt a Highway program said Phil Triani Penn Dot roadways programs specialist. At the end of the two year contract participants May decide to renew or end the agreement. Penn Dot has the option of not renewing if a group reneges on its Promise to clean up litter. All 67 Pennsylvania counties Are involved please see adopt Page 7 Poul Hawthorne news auctioneer Don Braham with his wife Tammi who is clerking sell off hogs at the Wilmington livestock auction As a couple of Amish men move pigs around the auction ring. Void for Farmers including the Amish who otherwise would have had no place to take their livestock to sell it Skelton said. It provides them a social Day away from the farm to gather have lunch and Exchange farm stories. A snack bar area inside the auction building Sells homemade sandwiches and pie to patrons and Sellers. A it got started out of a need for Farmers to have a Market for their livestock where they could count on getting a Check and be paid the same Day and they did no to have to look for a buyer a Skelton explained. The family operation also involves Toms wife Amy. Alice Mick is the office manager. Altogether nine women work in the office please see Bacon Page 6 today a obituaries weekend weather meet Denise Bryson Wilma Gillman 62, Columbus Ohio Harold Jackson 75, 507 s. Ray St. George e. Keller 63, new Middletown Ohio Mildred Mcneillie 84, Naples Fla. Aids Pioneer Dies Boston apr. Jon Athan Mann an Early Pioneer in the fight against aids was among the 229 people killed in the crash of Swissair flight 111 on wednesday. He was 51. Mann was Dean of the school of Public health at Allegheny University of the health sciences in Philadelphia. Saturday sunday High 75 to 85 High 75 to 85 Low 45 to 55 Low 55 to 65 the week ahead partly Cloudy monday. High 75 to 85, Low 55 to 65. Variable cloudiness tuesday with a Chance of showers. High in 70s, Low 55 to 65. Occupation self employed work part time As a Cook for Mary Mother of Hope Parish birthrate aug. 9,1953 Hometown Pittsburgh favorite word laughter if i had a free plane ticket to anywhere in the world i would travel to Germany least favorite word can to if you do your current work what would you do be a travel agent if i could do one thing to improve the Community it would be bring in new businesses last Good Book i read a stonehenge decoded people May be surprised to know that i love to travel what the rest of America should know about Lawrence county it has a caring Small town atmosphere three words that describe me Best organized dedicated caring Best advice i Ever heard live each Day to its fullest what would you want god to Tell you upon your arrival in heaven a Job Well done
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