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Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1990, Syracuse, New York Sunday vol. 110. To. 5.707 March men ran the final edition she s truly unsinkable Debbie re folds appears As at the landmark theatre for eight shows starting tuesday. Stan Anarch miraculous six adventurers from six nations become the first to Cross Antarctica on skis at the Well is drier the 70s Means fewer High school graduates today. Colleges scramble not Only to maintain class but Quality. Snow and colder mix of High in mid-20s Low of 10 tonight. Hoy a paranoia strikes into Orange hearts it does creep and amid the the High holy Day has arrived once More. The Day on which no Pew inside the bubbled nor most of those facing the to sets of an entire will go unfilled. Christmas has come and passover and easter Are up next big Deal. This one this occasion of the annual Winter visit to our Village by the Georgetown is the one which inspires most Knees to Bend in these parts. And this this year the zealots will howl perhaps As never before because the regular season big East conference title is on the line. Today s services Are set for noon inside the Carrier dome where some religionists will collect to see if the no. 10 orangemen Page a15 Bud Pou Qubi rail transportation suddenly became More popular this week a cd end. The strike by greyhound employees forced some people to travel by Amtrak from the Syracuse station. Many found the amenities of rail travel to their and Lett the driving to someone Etee. Amtrak hums to tune of greyhound blues by Janis Barth and Jonathan d. Salant staff writers sixteen minutes past 10 . And the Niagara Rainbow Buffalo to new York via Albany and miscellaneous Points South rum Bles off the horizon and bellies up to the East Syracuse Amtrak station in a migraine inducing fusion of hissing straining steel and noxious fumes. But this is the Romance of the rails. The great Iron horse forged this uniting a continent with Metal track and wooden ties. This is history. This is legend. This is every Man for himself. To new York boarding to your a door slides open. Passengers snatch babies and baggage off the platform. A Small Stampede forms in an East West direction. Ray Mactier a Syracuse University student heading a we train will be Romani pc tweet syr Aeise Art new two City Slart Lih in a14 Home to Schenectady for Spring does play by play and color. Are getting on the train. They Are being rude to one another. An old lady is prac timing Nin Jitsu on a this to borrow an old Arlo Guthrie has the disappearing greyhound blues. Service by the Only nationwide bus came to a halt Early Friday after the company s Drivers and office and maintenance workers walked off the Job. The strike stranded Spring break bound us students and just Plain folks who flocked to the train station saturday in a Renaissance of rail discovery. Behind the Orange Formica counter of the snack Amtrak Sandwich Man Daniel Birner was Selling sausage and egg biscuits As fast As he could press the heat pm up Button on the microwave. Traffic had tripled Over the past two he and the sudden flood of customers had caused him to run Short of the twin staffs of soda and Beer. No sooner said than holy cholesterol there went the last egg Sandwich. Kevin con a teen Ager from had to Settle for a nutritious breakfast of coca and Beer nuts he s not complain ing. This is exotic. This is different this is life on the rails. Microwave Alka 75 cents. A Buck. A cheese danish and a can of Coors for John a general electric worker from Syra Page a14 bus crushes picketed a greyhound competitors seek to cover some routes Herald american staff and news service reports a temporary Driver struck and killed a greyhound lines inc. Driver with a bus saturday on a picket line in California cannot accurately say if it was intentional or if it was just an unfortunate said red police investigator Ole Olson. He said the Driver was held for but police said he had t been arrested. It was the latest of numerous incidents around the nation since the walkout began Friday at the nation s biggest bus line. A Federal judge in Chicago has issued a court order against the use of violence As a tactic in the strike. The interstate Commerce com Mission began taking applications from smaller bus companies that want to temporarily provide ser vice on greyhound routes. There were scattered angry confrontations Between strikers and replacement although Union leaders appealed for Calm. In an International vice president for the local Union representing striking workers asked them to be careful in the Wake of the death saturday in Cali fornia. The As Sodatsu press a striking greyhound employee Breaks off the rear View Mirror of a rival bus in new York City saturday. Asking that All of our members on the picket line be extremely said Joseph Welch of the amalgamated transit. Union. Page a14. Buoyant Tunmer just does t say die a year after he talks of campaigning again by Jon Craig staff writer the 51-year-old assemblyman limps slightly As he Steps off the elevator at the state office build ing on East Washington Street a woman in a Black Raincoat and Beret recognizes him. Melvin n. Dressed in a Gray suit and flashy uses his left to hug his former physical whom he has t seen in 11 months. Zimmer s right dangles by his Side paralysed since his cerebral Haemorrhage exactly a year ago on March 1989. Feel he says. Recovery is says Kathy a health assistant at University Hospital. It clinically Zimmer is in very Good shape indeed. He was Semi comatose for two weeks before brain surgery drained m the Haemorrhage from under his Skull. Now his mind is his memory is Clear. He walks. He talks on the Telephone. He s regained some movement in his stricken Zimmer in his right Side. Office last week. Zimmer s status is Uncertain. An eight term he says he will run again. But already there Are whispers that a Deal has been Cut to find Zimmer a soft spot on the state payroll. Eight months from election Zimmer has difficulty speaking in full sentences. He certainly could not debate an Many wonder if he could withstand the Rigours of a difficult Campaign. In reports filed last his Campaign committee showed s825 in the Bank and in although his aides say Money now is being raised. Who was stricken at his Home at 261 Hood spent 51 Days at University Hospital and 47 Days at a rehabilitation Center in Cortland. He returned to work in his Syracuse office in september. Last he returned to Albany to work full casting 28 votes in the Assembly. He now under goes two hour speech and physical therapy sessions a week at University Hospital. Throughout his Zimmer and his family have refused to be interviewed. Last Zimmer welcomed a reporter to his Syra Cuse office with a left handed hug Page a12 Sweet times Maple sap. Through an Alchemy of nature and to be Maple syrup. Bert of Cortland has been following a late Winter ritual for 26 years. Sap flows Best when cold nights and warm Days put pressure on the tree roots. The sap is running at its Peak now. Abdallah and his daughter win collect sap until late this work that keeps Sweet steam wafting out of then sugar Shack. The Abda fians Down about 35-50 Gaytons of sap to produce each gallon of syrup. They make about 35 Gallons a keeping some in the Best neighbourly tra giving the rest away. The six week sugaring season ends around the time of the annual Maple festival in nearby March 31 and april 1. Peter photographer customer service 470-0050 a

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