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News (Newspaper) - January 10, 1998, Frederick, Maryland Oday Denzel Washington a new Grittier image will be showcased in the movie fallen opening january 16. A candid interview with one of today s leading actors. See today s feature Story in building and real estate do it yourself c-4 1998, the great Southern printing and manufacturing company vol.115 no. 73 r i a saturday january 10, 1998 Frederick Maryland 21705 Loon 1 a Newt 1 i -1_ Sunshine Welcome after heavy Rains 6 sections 50 by Bruce Hamilton news Post staff thunderstorms Tore through the county Early Friday but by after noon the Sun peered out from behind the Clouds shrinking puddles and banishing thoughts of thursday s flood. The department of natural resources issued a hazardous advisory on the upper Potomac River As Well As the Mono Cacy River near Frederick boating and other recreational uses of the Rivers should be avoided until monday the Mono Cacy crested overnight at 17 8 feet and started receding Fri Day according to the department of natural resources. The Potomac River crested at 19 9 feet Between 3 and 4 this morning according to the National weather service Bureau in Sterling a few county roads were closed Friday although 25 were closed thursday. Maryland state police handled no weather related Acci dents Friday state police handled at least five accidents thursday As Well As More than 20 service Calls. Although some City roads flooded thursday City Public works director Fred Eisenhart said the problems were unrelated to the Carroll Creek flood control project. On Highland Street storm drains were hit with too much water there was so much rain coming Down at the time the inlets could t handle the amount of he said mayor Jim Grimes said the City is looking into additional Engineer ing. Although there May still be some flood control challenges he said it s a far cry from what it used to the Bridge Over Israel Creek on Liberty Road flooded but residents can look Forward to a new Bridge in 1999. Last january gov. Parris Glendening said the state would spend million on the Bridge the project s bid opening is scheduled for july 23, according to the state Highway administration the notice to proceed is scheduled for sept. 28. The state plans to Start construction next year. On Friday the news Post sound source weather station recorded 05 inches of rain Between 4 arid . And .02 inches More at 11 winds reached Peak gusts of 28 Mph aftermath removal staff photo by Timothy Jacobsen continued on Page a-12 Stanley Cann left and Glenn Gibbons with the Frederick county roads department remove piles of leaves and debris from the Road wat along old receiver Road Friday. The build up along Many roadways and drainage ditches was caused by thursday s torrential Rains. Molly makes herself a Home news Post staff it used to be that visitors and residents to College View Center would ask receptionist Cindy mat tera How she was As they walked past her desk but now that Molly is there everyone asks about her. The cat usually can be found in the lounge on the windowsills. But when is Mattera shakes her Kitty snacks Jar the cat will come strolling into the front Entrance. Molly was the nursing Home s Early Christmas present she s a Long haired Calico with a full Fluffy Tail that she Waves High in the air As she prances around the first floor of the Center she recently started hiding out in resident Harold Waskey s Windowsill. Or Waskey likes to have fun with her and finds that others As Well As himself watch for her. Mary Brown was one of the first residents Molly opened up to and visits often. Is Brown said that everyone even her sister who telephones often asks what did Molly do the cat was a gift from some friends of a resident who found that Molly would set off their Home Security system while they were at work. They asked the nursing Home if they would like to take her in. And they accepted. When she first arrived she was quite shy and a Little thin after she adjusted to her new Home her coat became Long and shiny. Her Tail has even grown and Molly holds it straight up in the air As she journeys through College View. In the beginning residents would ask the staff if Molly had All her shots and if she would jump on their Beds at night while they were sleeping. Once they were assured that she had received her shots and that her bed was in the administrator s office just about every staff photo by Timothy Jacobsen Molly a Calico cat has taken up residence at College View Cen Ter giving warmth and affection to residents like Mary Brown. One began to warm up and enjoy her company administrator Jeannine Blomquist said that Molly has become quite a conversation piece. She brings Back pleasant feelings for residents they have even suggested a playmate for Molly. The cat has opened up communication for some residents. People who have never spoken to one another have conversations about cats or cats they be once said is. Brown. She added that Molly has Given the nursing Home feelings of warmth and togetherness it s kind of been like a luckily. Molly has not been a problem for Many residents who depend on canes or wheelchairs to get around employees have found that Molly knows when she is wanted and when she in t she also knows not to get under any one s feet or in the Way of their wheelchairs is Brown said that residents will Back up the wheel chair traffic and look for her As they travel the Halh Vays Molly initially was called Kitty Kitty until the Center had a draw ing residents and staff put suggested names in a hat and the residence Council Drew. Is Brown who had called her Molly since her arrival won since then residents have grown used to her new name and to her addition to the Center is. Brown was the first to Point out that you never own a cat a cat owns Vou Thurmont residents critical of proposed school Boundary changes by Douglas Tallman news Post staff a proposal to change the Atten dance area for Thurmont Elemen tary school has drawn Sharp criticism from town residents because a neighbourhood within town limits would be added to the Lewistown elementary area. Thurmont elementary has an enrolment of 743, about 2? percent More than the building was meant to hold. The second of three Possi ble options has garnered the most criticism the Bottom line is if for some reason option 2 is chosen and the school Board goes through with it the town of Thurmont is going to fight them on Thurmont mayor Terrence Best said Friday i Don t know what we d a citizens advisory committee was convened to see if any of the children attending Thurmont elementary could be shifted to sur rounding schools that have extra space Thurmont is running at 127 per cent of capacity Sabillasville is run Ning at 81 percent Lewistown at 72 percent and Emmitsburg As 91 per cent. The committee has narrowed its options Down to three and is accept ing Public comment. It plans to pick one option and hold a Public hear ing sometime in mid february after the hearing the committee would make its final recommendation to superintendent Jack Dale. He will be Able to alter the proposal before sending it to the Board of education which will hold its own Public hearing the Board is expected to make a decision in May which would Proba Bly take effect in september. We Haven t drawn any conclusions As to which is the most Desir said Raymond Barnes executive director for planning though the second option has created the greatest controversy continued on Page a-12 grand jury indicts couple charged with attempted Sale of toddler by Susan c. Nicol news Post staff a Frederick couple who allegedly sold their 15-month-old son for a used car and s100 were indicted Fri Day by a Frederick county grand jury. Kenneth Mark Vogelpohl 37, and Julie Pilafian were indicted on charges of offering to sell barter or Trade a child plus conspiracy or Vogelpohl was arrested in november by Maryland state police after he handed Over his son to Bill Gordon and an undercover trooper posing As or. Gordon s Friend or Gordon and his wife had raised the boy from the time he was 5 weeks old until last summer when the department of social services ruled that the boy should be with his natural parents according to charging documents the toddler is now with the Gor dons said trooper first class Mike Kretzer who headed the investigation for the state police. It was a tragic he said. I Hope things work out for the Gordons had Little or no con tact with the boy after the ruling until about mid november when or Vogelpohl allegedly contacted them by Telephone according to court records. The Day before thanksgiving continued on Page a-12 Holiday food drive collects ibs. By Bruce Hamilton news Post staff the 1997 Holiday food drive brought in 80.762 pounds of food according to the religious Coah Tion for emergency human needs the results were said Bradley sell executive director of food resources in Ember the boy scouts of America teamed up with the Frederick nears Porf and food resources. For the first time the three organizations combined efforts to reach More people than Ever before. Food resources is a Hagerstown based nonprofit organisation for in it has coordinated a food drive called bags of plenty in Washington county. It sends out baps in local newspapers Resi dents Are encouraged to fill the bags with canned goods and other items this year. Food resources extended the drive into Frederick county bags were inserted in the Frederick and the Leader is communications for Merly Frederick Cable vision. The Effort the Bov scouts visit thousands of Homes in Freder ick county annually and deliver empty plastic bags on each Doorknob this year scouting for food and bags of plenty combined. On nov. 1, the scouts delivered plastic bags to 50.000 Homes. Later that week about More bags were delivered in newspapers. On nov. 8. The scouts picked up filled plastic and paper bags from residents. Many who missed the pickup took their bags to local grocery stores. A the bags were taken to warehouses sorted and distributed to food Banks in Frederick City residents donated 44.865 pounds of food in Walkersville residents gave 10.850 pounds. Middletown donated pounds Thurmont 6.299, Brunswick Jefferson Emmitsburg. 1.169. According to the religious coalition the boy scouts bags collected -56.285 pounds throughout the county. The bags delivered in newspapers collected 25.976 pounds. Residents delivered an additional pounds. This massive Effort would not have been possible without the support of is communications and the Frederick news Post or sell wrote in a letter of thanks he said he hoped to continue the combined efforts in 1998. Business.a-8-9 classified .d-5-8 .e-l-8 f-l-8 comics .b-6 editorials. Letters.a-6 obituaries.a-5 real estate.c-4-12 d-l-4 religion.c-l-3 sports.b-l-5 to listings.b-7 weather.a-2 portions of 7aip frcdom1 news afe inn pm Foch Day on id Reify pm psf the Rte is rape also recyclable longtime auctioneer Ignatius lease Dies at 93 _ r i a it of a or Ignatius e acc lease 93. Of 6109 Quynn Orchard Road Frederick died thursday Jan 8, at Northampton Manor nursing Home where he had been a resident his wife. Charlotte m Knill lease died july 5. 1989 bom july 7, 1904. Near Frederick or lease was a son of the late George e. And Naomi Bacall lease or. Lease was a member of Grace United Church of Chest Frederick a life member of the Frederick county auctioneers association he was the oldest auctioneer in the county he retired in 1983 after 60 years of auction ering he was a Farmer and worked for a number of years at h b Duvall inc he was associated for Many years with the Frederick county a Nail Luria society which holds the great Frederick fair each year. He also was an avid Hunter surviving Are three children George 1 lease of Frederick Margaret n Guylon and husband Robert of Middletown. And Charles w lease and wife Joan of Arnold 11 grandchildren. 13 great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews friends maj Call from l to 9 p m sunday. Jan 11, at the Frederick funeral Home of Robert e Daile son. 1201 n Market St where the fam in will Serene friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p m funeral services will begin there at 10 monday Jan 12 the to Frederick a Wenner pastor of evangelical reformed United Church of Christ Fred Erick will officiate interment will be in mount Olivet cemetery. Frederick memorial donations May be made to Grace United Church of Chest 2 e second St. Fred Erk. My 21701, or Frederick county heart soc Iatan 1080 Patrick St Freder ick my 21702 Ignatius e. Lease res paper

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