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Syracuse Herald Journal (Newspaper) - August 9, 1993, Syracuse, New YorkSuburban monday. August 9. 1993 Syracuse Herald journal. Jans Earth. City editor 470-2265 metro turn Side for classifieds Basket maker weaves his happiness Bob Snyder and i Sal at two ends of an Ash log the other Day. We shot the Breeze and chewed on two ends of a Ham sub from the Deli in Copenhagen. This is Bob s front under a Box elder the Winter of damaged but did t kill it s Here he pounds logs with an a to loosen splints of Wood. Bob makes baskets from the splints. He s been in the Woods near Copenhagen. Lewis on lop of tug since he quit working for someone else in 19g7. He lives except for a dog. Nature is Friend and provider. All he needs is the now and hell go to the Vil Lage for a grocery or two. Once he visited Lowville. Down the Road a bit did t like the air he told next time he d take a Gas mask. If he can t buy it. Hell try to make it. Or borrow it from the Woods and Fields. I be been stopping by Bob s place nearly 20 years. He astounded me this last time by say ing he s to be 81 years old next month. He laughed and scratched a few Days collection of whiskers when he said that. I looked surprised. Bob s wintered Well. Baskets have been forming in his hands since he was a kid on the Hill he says he Learned by listening to the old Fellows and the indians. He also reads everything within reach about and anything for that matter. Bob got intense about baskets after he look Early retirement this time of he s cutting splints and fire but not weaving much. Baskets fall into place one after another during those cold Winters when the Snow s High enough outside to Bury the front door. If i make it Down the Long Road to Bob s place in the Spring. I have trouble finding him and the Mutt in the House for All the baskets. My Friend does Well by what he pounds out of those logs. His reputation As a craftsman grew in 20 years. During the de pression he swapped baskets for chickens. Now. Well. Bob Sells As Many As he which is a Nice we figured. Fans and buyers find their ways to his front which is always layered with bark and shavings. They can t Call Bob s House has no or electricity. Bob mentioned some of his Visi including iwo or three Good looking women. One stranger who came a knocking turned out to be the owner of a Chain of Basket stores in new England. He said he d heard of Bob and wanted to buy a few. The Basket maker loaded up his there s a woman in Wale town Bob claims owns 150 of his baskets. Another collector has 100. Each one. Hell Tell me. Is just a bit differ ent from the last one he made. And maybe a Little maybe Bob said. Hoc Bob the Basket will turn 81 next month. Truck flips a dump truck tire blew. The truck and it and its eight ton Load of gravel blocked an 1-81 ramp for an hour today. B2 dibs b4 High hurdle last month. 7.500 people took the state bar the last hurdle before practising Law in new York. Was like finals for eight saving time in time is Money. Some schools Are offering Bachelor s degrees in three saving students a year s Worth of room and Board. Up in the sky. The Best meteor Shower of the year and perhaps of the Century begins tuesday. Year s perseid show May be exceptional because of a Comet that passed this Way in december. Lovers of pure water find Hope Springs in Camillus it s Good for Home brewing. Health department does t test it by Suzanne m. Jackson staff writer Jim Wolburt s love affair began by Acci Dent on a summer night three years ago. Was driving Down the Road when i saw this Bright red pipe sticking out of the Side of the said Wolbery 41. Of Lime ledge Road. Marcellus. The pipe earned Spring water the Best tasting water around by some accounts to anyone who wanted it Wolbert s been going Back Ever since each time clutching five Gallons Worth of plastic jugs to collect water from the Hill Side on Gorge Road in the town of Camillus. Water is very and it does t have any off tastes or any doors or any thing like said Wolbery a human re sources manager for get who brews Beer and ale at Home. Have a Well that s treated with and it s not the kind of water you want to make Beer the state department of transportation closed the Northern end of Gorge Road nearly four months ago because of the dangers of the Winter but that has t stopped the water worshippers. Still they to collect the Spring water that rushes untapped from among the Trees and roots. There Are at least six other fresh water Springs in Onondaga according to Sauda. A Public health Engineer for the Onondaga county health department. They Are on Newell Hill Road in la Fayette. Nichols Road in Onondaga. Gulf Road in Pompey. Grand Avenue in Syra Cuse. Tully farms Road in Tully and Whis key hollow Road in Van Buren. The health department does t Monitor the water Quality of the Springs because there s no Way of regulating or controlling the water Supply. Sauda said. It s a Dunk at your own Rak Deal that does t bother the faithful who be been getting water on Gorge Road for years. Harry Stone is 74 and has lived in Camil to Lus All his life. Father told me the Spring was there when he was a Young Stone said. Lived to be legend has in that during the late Iso Osl and Early 1900s. A wooden trough wedged into the Hillside beneath the Spring. It provided a convenient and reliable Turing Hole for horses pulling wagons Home. Page b2 apartment Burns As occupants go shopping building damaged on Shuart Street a birthday party was planned. By sue Weibezahl Naylor and Brian can staff writers fire damaged an apartment in a House at 201 Shuart so in Syracuse this morning minutes after five occupants left for a shopping trip. No one was Hurt. The Blaze started at am. In a Back bedroom of one of the apart ments. Seven City fire trucks were at the scene and had the fire under control within a few minutes. Jennifer Greelish. Who lived in the apartment with her four Chil left the building about 15 minutes before a neighbor smelled neighbors said. She and the who Range in age from 1 to 8. Apparently had taken a bus downtown to buy a Pinata for a birthday party Greelish was plan Ning to hold tuesday at the apart ment fire investigator Mike Mccabe said the fire appeared to have started in a mattress in the Back bedroom. That room was destroyed. The fire spread to the Kitchen and another both of which were damaged by water and heat smelled so i had my Mother Call it in while i ran next door to make sure everyone was neighbor Paul Burgess said. No occupants of the other apart ments in the Wood House were Home at the time. After the fire was fire investors waited at the House to talk to Greelish when she re turned. A rash of burglaries police Are warning Cicero Resi dents to lock their cars and garages after a rash of late night burglaries in residential areas. In the past two police have responded to More than 30 thefts from unlocked cars and open garages. In some there were two cars in the but one was left untouched because it was locked. Police chief Warren Darby said. Cicero. Page b2 riiiuid1 Roseann Calabrese helps her son. Do Iii after he fell during a free test of in line skates sunday at Onondaga Lake Park. It was the fourth year of the annual hoc offer sponsored by rollerblade and Liverpool sports Center. Fifty people took advantage. The skates have wheels lined up behind each like an ice skate Blade. State plans for Blacktop on Towpath divides pals of canal staff and wire service reports plans to pave 120 Miles of the Erie canal Towpath by 1995 Are drawing mixed reviews from regu Lar visitors to the Towpath Parks. Some say Blacktop is unnecessary and will ruin the pastoral nature of the once used by mules to pull canal barges. Others say it s a Fine Way to boost tourism and increase use of the Public canal system. Sections of the path Are already but most of it is packed dirt and gravel left the Towpath would probably last another 150 said Robert Miller. Of Dewitt after biking the Towpath at the Cedar Bay Park in Dewilt it s not being left with All the heavy state officials said paving the Towpath would improve Access to the canal and makes it safer for joggers and cyclists. No said Andrew Calder of Liverpool As he walked along the 10-foot wide Tow path in Dewitt the path is Fine As is. He said. Don t think it could handle All those bikers and roller he said. Can t see Why they would need to do plans Call for paving the entire Towpath along the 350-mile which runs from Waterford. North of to to Nawanda. North of Buffalo. The thruway authority has said it will work with local officials in each area to determine whether to pave the Towpath. Mattydale woman walked in 1990 Boyfriend went to buy cigarettes. She fled a soul. Has heard from by Johndohl erty staff writer forty two Monafis ago wedness Margaret reome walked away from her Mattydale and vanished. Footprints in a Light dusting of Snow leading from her were All that remained of 31. A taxicab Driver and divorced Mother of three. That was feb. 1990. Teries part 2 reome s Fate puzzles Onondaga county sheriffs department detective Leonard who has been tracking reome since her Dis appearance. Don t have a lot to go she disappeared off the face of the Earth. She has t contacted her family or friends. No Storto said. Although there s no evidence that reome met with foul Storto is not ruling out that possibility. In was l the first time reome had but she always returned Storto said. Had a history of taking off for a few Days bul not for any do i woman. Page b2 Margaret a taxicab Driver and divorced vanished feb. 11.1990. I
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