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'woffle' builds business - page 10 gas prices soar .ml., tim 1 itis scare chools face menin eighth-grader hospitalized after trip to washington, d.c a 13-ycar-old was of progress experiencing "wc don't know where he contact. it's easier catch washington. d.c. from been exposed while being 3-ycar-old last week and diagnosed with spinal meningitis exhibiting symptoms on field lhc nation's capital. ; county health officials reported monday that the cighdi-gradcr, who attends amherst junior high school, is in stable condition showing signs foot pain, diarrhea, disorientation. returning trip, taken hospital by his mother monday, may 3, according school district educa tional services director judy alexander. contracted it or how, wc never be able pinpoint that," said communicable disease control nurse janinc trotticr lorain general district. "this can only transmitted through respiratory tract, sharing drink very close cold." 7 press release issued kenneth pcarco, still unconfirmed whether student has viral meningo coccal (bacterial) meningitis. about 200 students wore involved school's april 28 30, they contacted administered preventative medication 12 young individuals shared hotel room bus ajat boy. none beverage boy, she said. 'theoretically could have incidental fired up him when returned," i'earcc. average incubation period three four days, but as little two long ten. continued 9 reading 'sweeps week' preps kids for new test jason hawk news-times reporter what do three-legged dogs, race car, drivers, mimes common? arc all helping 600 children develop crucial writing skills. second third-graders at powers elementary learned you canine, speedster, trapped box, literacy building block success. part their annual "right read week" celebration, met chagrin falls author sandra philipson, penned "max & annie" book scries, which based her english springer spaniels. philipson prompted write own real-life experiences, did dog annie, lost leg cancer five years ago. now annie's story thousands nationwide, even developed movie animal planet cable network. were also introduced racers elliot fisher dave buck, transformed week's theme into "race read" teaching will fuel whatever choose life. fridav. powers, joined troupe encouraged think outside box stories then later day, brought those literary works addition, power service donating used books trimble elementary, an appalachian athens, ohio. gave away more than 900 favorite stories, "research shows experiences tendency retain knowledge much better," principal paula roth. "when letters, apply knowledge, car drivers come share how important everyone every really influences kids." dedicated 15 minutes each schoolday classrooms, day well. teachers added effort attending seminars including curriculum. "i we're taking hard look foundations children. if can't read, science, social stud ies, math," roth "it's block. we miss pago 3 "we're not coloring blowing bubbles anymore. challenging children's thinking push ing abilities. " . -paula ,bove, racer autographs iooi wednesday, 1979 steele graduate pn educational performer mr. hatbox visits jpe friday, statewide right t above, campaign designed promote literacy. below, second-graders steven werner (left) russell bartlomo area (right) pen letters schools across u.s., asking life shupe other cities, improving both studies skills, german, croatian visitors tackle america european eyes exchange (from left right) masa piljlc croatia julia wiedemann, henrike tesdorpf, christian vonder bruck germany home. teenagers bruck, .and tesdorpf live closer together united states native germany. students, hail western germany, berlin, hamburg, surprised learn beginning 2003-2004 year lived within three-block radius relatively tiny city amherst. gentian friend. 17-year-old piljic, proximity helped thetn during many europeans germans french, especially ' unpopular here because stance war in. iraq. "everyone so nice us. didn't matter going rest world, our host families friends kind had lean on, too," 18-ycar-old tesdotpf. cross-cultural credits, return continent june plenty tell. "everything big america," quipped 17. super sized." 17, one prominent memories dissecting cat biology class activity would illegal though poked fun out date american tech nology consider u.s. washing machines, refrig erators, mobile phones antiques make no bones loving local television. "i'll probably cry i watch finale 'friends'." watches german-dubbed version europe astounded sheer number channels avail states. "there's just from, spe cialized stations like planet, discovery channel, travel channel. few. show kinds shows." german television :is blessed ,wiih seven channel choices, wal-mart pitch deflected, again planners bounce cooper foster project angry disillusioned possibility 149,551 -square fool back yards, residents amhcrstlornin border lust are hurry bring "falling prices" 36 acres near sears hardware plaza. 150 witnessed lorain's planning commission vote 4-q wednesday postpone decision regarding rczoning project, deferring council earliest consideration july. move, came fiv.e-nionth hiatus, latest wcstlake-bttscd carnegie development co.'s romance world's largest retailer spoce park road plaza, third time stalled pub lic lorain, vice president bob berryhill accused keeping 350 "good paying" $8, $9, $10 per hour jobs county. presented findings traffic impact study indicated forced handle un additional 293 vehicles peak hours. incieass, labels 'insubstantial," plan proposes partially subsidizing expansion lanes cost $400,000, contingent incremental tax financing council. independent land use gould association commissioned $4,500 stated prop erty question unsuitable residential despite ': proposed hi , iwahmart j-p' coopey foerrrdt""' kreagedr. route 2 lijl:ljj development's rezoning bid was. revisited unsuc cessfully vvaek tbo commslon.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2004-05-12|
|Date of Original||2004-05-12|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2004-05-12|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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