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ct rn magazine lauds nordson pagi it' - amherst news-time c f! challenge team tops page 1 0 meet the candidates: candidates for primary featured in this issue of news-times. no yard is without a sign. baby remains not kissed. hand has been left unshaken. it's election time amherst, and intraparty politics have shaken community like cola can ready to burst fizz when residents hit polls on may 6 decide which candi dates will represent their politi cal ideals november. but 2003 different animal than 2000, especially mayoral race. three years ago, mayor john higgins was re elected opposition from his parly, while year he faces hard fellow administrator democratic party member g. (d) incumbent mayor, hig gins holds b.a. uni versity dayton, where majored government eco nomics. since taken ad ditional courses at univer sity detroit, lorain county college, iron & steel institute. employed u.s. 35 years, retiring as maintenance manager. political experience includes two terms four (eight years) city council president, six ward one councilpcrson, scat planning commission 1996 present. alliance, worked campaigns congressman don pease, judge henry webber, martin hcberling, tom januzzi, commissioner betty blair, state senator ron nabakowski, auditor mark stewart, sherrod brown, sheriff phil stammitti. my goals are to: continue improve expand parks. responsibly develop maining open land by taking into consideration citizens' concerns resolving demands environ mental protection agency. upgrade utilities keep an eye cost, live within our means, ensure rate hikes. bring more commercial business con trolling amherst's growth. waste wa ter treatment plant with storm water manage ment plan. milan avenue north lake street intersection. democrat kathleen litkovitz, nearly 14-year treasurer. both promote rally voting troops, address ing heavy-hitting issues such spiraling budget, much-needed overhauls, need recruit ing, jackson bridge debacle, -to coop erate environmental pro tection agency demands. winner brawl advance face republican challenger david taylor, whose name appear ballot because run ning contest republicans. m. ' litkovitz' currently trea surer, litkovitz degree administration kent university real estate dyke college. also active downtown better association, st. joseph catholic church, national women, oiiio public treasurers associa tion, firclands income tax sociation, northwest ohio commissioners womcns club (and past vice president auditor), federation wo men, demo cratic club. now her fourth term treasurer (13 years), served (six councilpcr son, serving fi nance commiucc chairperson. actively pursue expansion .of city's base encouraging work ongoing infilt ration sanit ary sewers. closely monitor capital im provement projects and. be ac countable completion "do it right first time" policy. revisit contracts sewer rates commit improvements electric service, delivering them cost-effectively possible. strict adher ence laws passed council. pledge prudent spending taxpayer dollars end unfettered spending. create long-range plan allow de sign rather crisis. up grabs scat, filled diet rich, being sought steve p'simcr (d), dennis walters (r), peter kastanis (r). non-vodng council, directs limits discussion floor, well presiding over votes other procedures. trie works ministration coun cil's interests negotiations meetings that affect am herst's future. major overhauls arc possible composition coun- continued 7 a. taylor (r) retired consultant, graduated central school then bowling green 37 trwnelson's stud welding division, gaining sales, purchasing, customer ser vice, human resources, labor lations, union negotiation, long short range planning, budget management. had experi process second person 1970 1972. director 1972 1980, safetyservice direc tor 1980 1982. 1990, won area chamber commerce service award. attends involved com munity co-chair un ited way nsw, coached cyo basketball, presi dent quarter back club, athle tic initiate fiscal responsibility determine stands finance. complete if finished jan. 1, 2004. pressure various areas city. implement planned growth program enrich enhance versely affecting existing property owners. find repair leaks system cost thousands each year. , aggressive using money improvement fund. invest safety forces. fly woather little chilly, sunshine wind were perfect (or annual great kite flight lawn joint vocational saturday. dozens youngsters ap savings aid library duiipg cuts jason hawk nows-timos roportor once again safe books, say activists who rallied against proposed reduction funds would deci mated systems across state. mmm students loam tasty math class, lesson pi day, pies they brought happy day helps kids learn apple, apple crumb, choco late cream, french silk, cherry, pumpkin, banana lemon, oreo, cheesecake, peanut butter... your moudi watering yet? sixth, seventh eighth grade rnnth satisfied pie cravings celebrated march 14 exactly 1:59 p.m., equals 3.14159. me peared, along parents tow, kites. here, janasko family: jim, nie, michael, maria, get kites fly. according judy dworkin, officials house representatives backed off intentions eli minate local fund extensive media coverage outcry. "we're still expecting 10 20 percent cut elaine mangcs's classes asked few demons trate equations, pics poured in. small groups, used tape measures measure circumference, diameter radius pics. formulas, calculated value pi, circumference pies, top surface area. fortunately i don't think much effect us all," said dworkin. "we ally fiscally responsible we able put away money.' her, t 7. final task deter mine mathematical accu racy how divide equal pieces. came wardeach pic pieces eaten. let die whole know about all fifth through gathered halls minute before dismissal bell, 1:59, loudly proclaimed "happy dayl"
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-04-30|
|Date of Original||2003-04-30|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|