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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1991, Syracuse, New York
Local news John City editor 470-2177 the Post Standard january b-3 sputtering engine grounds air traffic reporter Dpi arrests in big numbers the Onondaga county sheriff s department was busier than Ever last making More drug and Drunken driving arrests than in any previous year. Undersheriff William b. Burns said 578 people were arrested by deputies on drug while 868 people were charged with driving while intoxicated. In the department made 449 drug busts and 759 Dpi arrests. Total number of All arrests made by deputies in 1990 was up 7 percent from in 1989. A sheriffs department report attributed the increase in narcotics arrests to the department s tinted on fighting drugs. Department spokesman Robert Burns said the Rise in Dpi arrests should not be taken As a sign that More people Are driving drunk. He credited stepped up enforcement of Drunken driving Laws. Relates to the amount of Money getting Back into the Agency from Dpi the spokesman said. Money is used for More the released also shows there were 32 rapes reported to the department in up four from 47 up 102 Down 668 Down Lar up 183 Auto up and 29 up 14. The number of murders reported to the department dropped from one in 1989 to none in 1990. Offering flexibility to a school year the state May not be ready to mandate a longer school but it seems to be inching that Way. The state Board of regents is expected today to give its support to a proposal to allow school districts to hold classes on weekends or during the summer. The districts still would not be allowed to have school in session for More than 180 Days a year. Not saying extend the school state education department spokesman Chris car Penter said. We re saying is let s allow More flexibility in when those Days will be but Carpenter conceded that such legislation would an obstacle out of the of an extended school year. In his state of the state address earlier this gov. Mario Cuomo called on the regents to consider extend ing the school year. Syracuse schools superintendent Henry Williams has said he would support a longer school year if the state provided extra Money for it. He said the extra time would help local students compete with students in countries like Germany and who get several More weeks of schooling each year than their american counterparts. Nominations sought for Brady award Catholic charities of Syracuse and Onondaga county is accepting nominations for the annual monsignor Charles j. Brady award. The award is presented each year in memory of who was known for his dedication and efforts on behalf of the poor in Syracuse. The award recipient is chosen on the basis of humanitarian con Cern for creativity and responsiveness to individual needs. Nomination letters must be submitted by feb. 8 to the monsignor Charles j. Brady Catholic 1654 w. Onondaga Syracuse 13204. The award will be presented at Catholic shanties annual meeting May 2 at the hotels at Syracuse Square. Staff reports m cold the Onondaga a City com pm needs workers to reduce a reported shortage of family Day providers in Onondaga county. Providers we Camci care in Homes tar Ottar the is offer thu two workshops to provide 7atmmoa elementary school and the same hours 20 at Clay town Hal. For inform Call 472-6919. Longtime Pilot cuts Short lands in Quarry by Mike Mcandrew the Post Standard traffic reporter Anthony j. Bom Bardo or. Became the big news of the morning Rush hour tuesday when he made an emergency land ing in his plane near Jamesville. Who broadcasts traffic reports from the cockpit of his Cessna was on the air on when his engine began to sputter. Just quickly signed off and con Bombardo said after Ward. He safely landed the single engine Craft about . On a gravel Road in a general crushed Stone Quarry bed. Bombardo was unable to Broad cast his traffic report to four radio stations that contract his services. But of does t frighten easily. He flew his plane out of the Quarry late tuesday afternoon after Federal aviation administration officials from Rochester examined it. Tuesday marked the second time in four years that King has had to make an emergency Landing. He cooly landed a plane on its belly in june 1987 on a Grassy strip at Hancock International Airport after a Hydraulic fluid leak caused his Landing gear to malfunction. Bombardo has been a Pilot for about 21 years. He was known for 13 years As capt. Scott King on when am radio until last fall. When holds the trademark to the name and a different Pilot now flies for them under that Moniker. Bom Bardo started his own traffic network in january. Bombardo said late tuesday that an iced up fuel injector caused his engine troubles. The Pilot said he plans to be Back on the air this but hell be broadcasting from a lower Altitude. Be on the but i la be drive said who Hopes to have the plane fixed this after noon. File photo air traffic reporter Anthony Bombardo or. With his of shown Here in june 1989. War limits numbers at March for life by Jonathan d. Salant Washington Bureau with War raging in the persian the 18th annual March for life monday was anything but routine. Janet Mcmahon of Clyde could t get into the Longworth House office building until she first shed her Winter coat and sent it through an a Ray and then walked through the magnetometer guarding the visitor s Entrance. Not that we re not concerned about what s going on Over Mcmahon there Are More babies being killed every Day than soldiers that Are going to be killed in this War or any other Margaret Healy of part of a Busload of Syracuse area residents who attended the acknowledged that this year s anti abortion Mes marking the anniversary of the 1973 Roe is. Wade supreme court decision that legalized Abor might be dwarfed by the attention Given the persian Gulf. Everybody s Atten Tion is focused on but As Mother Teresa there s going to be no peace in the world As Long As we re slaughtering the Healy said. The National Park police and . Capitol police estimated the crowd at two thirds fewer than the who attended last year s rally. Were several state delegations that Felt that because of concern about the Gulf this was t the appropriate time to said Susan associate legislative director of the National right to life commit tee. She said delegations from Pennsylvania and Missouri stayed away. The marchers heard president Bush Tell anti abortion advocates to keep urging the . Supreme court to reverse Roe is. And to keep pushing Congress to outlaw abortion. After a number of the marchers walked through the streets of Washington. Along the they passed a number of eight foot each inscribed with the names of sup porters of abortion rights. Hoisting old glory Josa liw roofing Tim Pool slim dirt in a hard to miss show of support for . Soldiers in the persian Flag and yellow ribbon adorn a Large Crane on tuesday at Josalle off Baird Avenue in Dewitt. Missing Mother Case baffles detectives brother Hopes Shell Call him by Mike Mcandrew the Post Standard nearly a year Margaret reome disappeared. Onondaga county deputies fear the 32-year-old Mattydale woman May be a victim of foul play. The taxi Driver was last seen alive feb. In a James Street restau rant. Her three Young children have not heard from her since Jan. 1990. Beat a lot of Bushes trying to get a Lead on but it dead sheriff s department detective Leonard Storto said in a recent interview. Reome s brother holds out Hope. Believe the girl is said Dave Burton of 1018 w. Colvin ave. Wish she would Call some body. I Don t want to think the much of the reome probe has focused on her Boyfriend who also vanished recently. But he appears to have an Alibi. Detectives say George w. Geddes is a fugitive. Geddes was scheduled to be tried october 1990 in Onondaga county court on allegations that he raped a 13-year old girl on numerous occasions. He never showed up for the trial. Geddes is wanted on charges of second degree second degree sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a according to assistant District attorney Richard Plochocki. Reome and who lived together at 304a Raphael had a Stormy relationship in the weeks preceding her disappearance. Geddes told authorities he believed reome was having an affair with another and they had been fighting for several according to Syracuse police reports. Detectives initially wondered if Geddes might have had something to do with her disappearance. But since information has been developed that suggests otherwise. Geddes was arrested feb. Margaret reome missing february of the rape charge and held in the Public safety building jail in lieu of bail. Friends of reome told authorities they saw her alive two Days later on Valentine s Day. Geddes was not released from jail until March 16. Not a Storto said. Was be of the last people to see her. In that we were looking at but detectives Aren t sure if reome has met with foul play. We first looked at it looked like it might be foul play. But the More we looked at it looks like she May have got fed up and left town. We re still hoping she will show Storto said. Reome has taken off for weeks at a time in the according to rela Tives. Burton added that reome did not get along with Many of her rela Tives. If she does t want to be associated with she should just he said. Reome was reported missing feb. 26 to Syracuse police by Jeri Lyn her 14-year-old Daugh Ter. Reome s three children now reside with her Gerald on the City s near West Side. Reome is described As a White about 5 feet 6 120 to 130 with Brown Hazel and a Section scar on her Abdomen. Anyone with information about reome is asked to Call Storto at 435-3081. Shooting hard to Tough to report on some mail Worth wrote Doris m. Am disturbed to read about the Homeowner who lives Oneida Street in shooting the Young who was about creating mischief on property. Was t there another there usually if you will take Doris says she knows this have been a victim of violence on our streets in and it still the two matters should not be connected in any Way is a Nasty according to president Bush but the presi Dent could t find another Way either and now there is a War i the persian Gulf. Just before War began. President Bush made one last Appeal. He said it was All up to Saddam the iraqi president. Unless you believe in lawyers who smell a fee or ancient con artists he doing the right thing never of Ever up to the other Guy. It is up to Robertr. You. The other Day i looked into the Hospital room of the kid that Van shot. The kid was on his Back breathing into a mask. He Shook his head no when asked if he Felt like ans Wenng questions. Did t even want to give his name when he was brought said a woman who was standing outside the Hospital room door said Doris. Mac is Leav ing a comm prestige. He has a Loving and is now 60. To me it appears he has it All right Here in Syracuse. People would love to have just one thing he has. Faith i have in Healing and even a Miracle. Everyone has a different perspex but i Hope his new life is this Good. Lucky luckily Mac is taking All those Good things with which he will need along with patience in order to turn the patriots into a football team instead of a lawyer s dream. A stronger a better was printed on the front of the Post card. Did you wrote Ordinary Post Standard on the other Side of the your editors the Para graph on skin color m today s paper in the the same article on the kid and Van that Doris mentioned in her Post card. In the article suggests Van is peace Loving and quiet. His Black neighbors were featured on to As supporting him. Why make an Issue of your article was otherwise Well i can t speak for my editors they know How to do it better than i do but for Van said not me. What 1 did do was try to capture the flavor As Well As the exact words of a 45-minute interview in 800 words or so. Leaving that out would have made the Pic Ture Van painted for me in his Kitchen incomplete and dishonest. Van is a quiet family Man who said what was on his mind. He did not appear to be a Man who minces cuts hides his opinions. I tried to present him that Way. Thinking about it perhaps i also needed to go out and talk to one of his Blair neighbors in order to write a better Story Van is but he also shot someone. That illustrates the fact that living on Oneida Street in America in 1991 is times confusing and that s what i was trying to write about
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