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comets runners take second - page 6 seniors earn recognition pi amherst news-tim public library 221 spring street -i target is receiving a distinctly different reaction from local shoppers and small businesses than wal-mart did over the past several years. what does it mean? by jason hawk news-times reporter just mention name "wal-mart" watch eyes go flinty distaste bubble to surface. but throw out "target," suddenly arc all grins. popular support seems be swinging in favor of developer matt mcgill this week, after his announcement that property group solon will construct 126,800-square-foot on oak point road. ground already being broken at site, northwest cooper foster park road intersection, store scheduled for opening next fall. similarly-sized super big-box was proposed 2003 site current scars hardware farther cast without general public. plan, carnegie development, roundly criticized residents officials, resulted first picketing protests. then, massive election campaign, 59 percent voters ballots against zoning wal-mart. decision paved way new super-center, which opened last week oberlin. leading one protests sheet metal workers 33 organizer joseph thayer, who angry about wal-mart's anti-union stance, low-wage jobs, sales foreign goods, an anticipated negative impact amherst-lorain economy. "i don't care if they put cuba. 1 like wal-mart, no matter where are," he told continued pago 10 nk'y,m wj i deerfield project gets corporation backing high sign lias been passed. go. "it comes down getting some documents signed," said mcgill, had bulldozers running road, alms open doors 126,800-squarc-foot officials minnesota-based retail giant met tuesday approve deal, said, giving clearance though actual contract has not yet signed. see anything can break deal," news-times. "working with book. we've worked diligently both (amherst lorain) this, nut lot money into making happen." ' f work crews leveling proncrlg, located comer 11 tho nordson racers include (top bottom, right loft) dawn schrenk, kathy ladiner, cocilia render, maria mrosok, robert sandy, judy gonzalez, joan peterson, linda mlsencik, jaybe conroy, debra davisson, brand! thomas, jackie scorba, (in pink) breast cancer survivors julio bragg, stephanio cirilo, barb molnar. co-workers rally around world came crashing when she learned her sister cancer, schrcnk recalls. remember going house. crying, strong," said. six years ago. now sister, denisc bringman, celebrating life as survivor. doesn't mean family's tight disease qvcr. instead putting behind her, look future reins gathered core 30 fellow employees, family members, friends walk saturday's susan g. komcn race cure downtown cleveland. corporation, works, raised $13,500 pledges 5k race. weekend, team 17 employees 13 supporters took streets, among them proudly decked pink. "we've inspired our families, friends, coworkers," "the first-year hardest, then there are 30-ycar there. whole day hope." 5 matakovich wants connect parents teens . time kids aside little league, cartoons, happy meals, dolls matchbox cars. begin awkward phase longer children, adults. fragile, undeveloped stage, teenagers especially prone set dangers difficulties: drugs, 'if people want protect community, need come forward learn how help," says former school board member sandy matakovich. alcohol, peer pressure, driving, dating scratch hoping help community together cope those issues. pressures undergo all-time high. feeling younger ages wc did, that's scary thing," westchester drive. tonight, chair meeting newly-formed parent connection, non-profit believes keeping safe, knowledge power. held 7 9 p.m. main center, 255 ave, (the old post office), hopes members walks attend, parents. "if says. have staffers westlake founded 2002. mother 16, 13, seven-year-olds, part moms involved operation during exposure connection were presentations "huffing" inhalant cut themselves gain attention. definitely 21 st century search great pumpkin? good grief you think orange halloween, might also green. fewer, smaller pumpkins market year heftier price tags, thanks worst growing seasons half-century. "they died heat. could stand summer we year," andy hill pcnton's farm north ridge agriculture experts saying temperatures 90s summer, combined lack rain august pollinate, responsible shortage halloween grows near. ironically, other ohio fields, counties amherst, devastated floods, two strains pumpkin-rot heavy toll pennsylvania, jersey, york. "it's having noticeable effect find much pay them," hill, purchased left, matthew stephen mendak, students st. -school amhorst, pick ponton's -their father, robert. lack-o-lantem finds origins irish myth. "die story goes man named jack tricked devil climbing tree, carved wicked face trunk trap him branches. died, gavo single ember soe wandered ireland dark rest eternity. originally used turnips jack-o-lanterns, immigrants found far more plentiful america.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2006-10-18|
|Date of Original||2006-10-18|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2006-10-18|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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