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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 163

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2B THE PALM BEACH POST FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1998 W PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE Up to 20 stories from 56 area communities at www.GoPBI.comYourToum WEST PALM BEACH The 500 block of ' Clematis Street, between Rosemary and South Z Quadrille, has been nominated for listing on kJ the National Register of Historic Places, an 'S honor that comes with no money but could improve the tax base and development of the i properties, saia tmny Elevens oi uie ciiy s ' historic preservation program. If approved, Silk Noile Short Set from Stunt 40 Off A beautiful silk noile camp shirt in natural, rose, sand, fuchsia, chamois, denim blue, coral or lemon to wear with a dyed-to-match pull-on short. Sizes S-XL, Camp Shirt, Reg. $28 Now $16.99 Matching Short, Reg. $22 Now $11.99 businesses within the district could get feder x CD -y ,, i J i- v 3 I ' ' -yV. 7 X"h Y i V i -' ' .-' , " ' tf, I ' .J Q y ,. . , x - -i i v- rJ i al tax credits for any improvements and pro tection from any projects that might threaten its buildings. The 500 block has the highest concentration of historic buildings on Clema WEST PALM BEACH Keith Cojocar, 26, must serve more than 32 years in prison for the drunken driving accident that killed a Jupiter woman and her daughter, a judge ruled Thursday. But prosecutors have to find Cojocar first. He has been missing since Jan. 9, when he skipped the last day of his DUI manslaughter trial. Cojocar's lawyer, Michael Salnick, and his mother told Circuit Judge Howard Berman they had not heard from Cojocar since the trial, and they don't know where he is. Cojocar's truck crossed the center line on Indiantown Road on Aug. 24, 1996, and hit a car, killing driver Alice Tyler and daughter, Heather Durkin, 15. FORT PIERCE Both sides rested Thursday in the federal trial to decide whether Robin Summerhays and Glenn Day conspired to possess for distribution $32 million worth of marijuana and hashish oil. The jury is expected to render a verdict today. The men, both from Ontario, were among those arrested in September on charges connected to smuggling drugs in working fuel tanks from Jamaica and attempting to distribute them in America. William Kiernan of North Palm Beach, the owner of the boat in which the drugs were found, has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with prosecutors, as is his brother, James Kiernan of Merritt Island. The Kiernans' sentencing is expected this spring. tis Street, dating from 1918 to 1929. WEST PALM BEACH A survey of elderly ' Jewish resident in Palm Beach County is under wav to determine their needs and preferenc es for housing and health care services. The STORE HOURS: Daily 10 to 7, Saturday 10 to 6, Sunday 11 to 5 Joseph L Morse Geriatric Center, which is mailing the survey to 8,500 homes, plans to use the responses to improve or expand its services. "Older adults today are different from previous generations and what they want in living environments, services and amenities (has changed)," said Drew Gack- enheimer, center executive director. Seniors will fill out their survey answers anonymous Juno -622-2924 JupiterTequesta - 747-0006 Palm Springs - 965-6591 West Lake Worth - 965-4665 Boynton Beach in Sunshine Square - 369-1773 Stuart in Cedar Point Plaza - 220-8066 Stuart Center - 287-7123 Vero Beach -562-0480 MASTERCARD VISA AMERICAN EXPRESS DISCOVER ly. Thirty free slash pine seedlings per person are ready for the taking at the county's Department of Environmental Resources Management nursery. The county paid $720 for 18,000 seedlings last month from the state's Department of Forestry. About 5,000 have been potted and will be planted on public conservation land. Slash pine is a native Flor ida species and grows well in sandy soil. The seedlings can be picked up Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To get to the nursery, take Interstate 95 to Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach and go west past Congress Avenue. announces rjew Pricing -pituzst Make a right on Fifth Street, and the nursery i . - " f is at the end of the street tor information, call Monica Perez-Bedmar at 233-2496. Three musicals, two of them Tony Award WEST PALM BEACH Sheriff's deputy Mark Kolakowski sued Sheriff Robert Neumann Thursday saying the sheriff did not abide by the findings of a termination review board and tried to fire him. The lawsuit filed in circuit court, says Neumann did not review the record of Kolakowski's internal review hearings before deciding to fire him, thereby denying Kolakowski his rights. Neumann fired Kolakowski in November, saying he had lied to superiors. Neumann has since reinstated Kolakowski, but he is on paid leave. Neumann filed his own lawsuit challenging the review board's power to reinstate deputies. WEST PALM BEACH Proposed guidelines for employees who work in the county Planning, Zoning and Building Department may have prevented Building Inspector Harry Boomer from making eight times his investment on a property after zoning Director Marty Hodgkins approved the land for a house. The lot was previously worthless because a buffer was too big to fit a full-sized house. The new policy will be discussed by county staffers today. It stipulates that county employees who engage in land use development should not work on their private projects on county time and should not use use their positions to get information that gives them an edge over the public. winners, are on the Mastercard Broadway Se I 1 v ; ; C.X'z?fd J J I ries of Palm Beach in the 1998-99 season. Scheduled for the Kravis Center are Tony winners Chicago Jan. 5-10 and Bring in 'Da NoiseBring in 'Da Funk March 24-28, 1999. The other at the Kravis is VictorVictoria Nov. 24-29. At the Royal Poinciana Playhouse, the series will feature Two Pianos, Four Hands Jan. 12-24, and The Gin Game March 2-14. Subscriptions for all six shows range from $133.50 to $333, depending on dates and seat locations. New subscriptions are available by f 50 Off ' You Pay Only And You Receive Rlinutes per month! US $(1530 JUPITER Two Jupiter Middle School stu You Pay Only calling (800) 520-2324. LAKE WORTH Organizers of Finlandia Days expect between 4,000 and 5,000 people at its celebration Saturday and Sunday at Bryant Park. The festival opens at 10 a.m. both days with an opening ceremony at 1 p.m. each day. Saturday's schedule includes Katrillit, a Finnish Folk Dance Group, at 2 p.m., the Chamber Choir of Sibelius-Lukio at 3 p.m. and Eija Merila at 3:30. After opening ceremonies Sunday, the Vox Sonora Choir of Pakila and St Andrew's Finnish Choir perform at 1:10 p.m., followed by Katrillit and a barbershop quartet. An outdoor dance begins at 2:10 p.m., followed by the Sibelius chamber choir at 2:40 and the Conga Se Menne Band at 3:10. dents were sent home Thursday and will be disciplined further after scaring two teachers And You Receive m Minutes per month! with a toy gun in a school hallway. An eighth-grader brought the realistic-looking weapon to school and a seventh-grader shot it up in KJ)MJ)"iYouPay Only And You Receive the air just as school was starting, said Prin r UK wDer month! PA aw You Pay Only eS2 Also Available cipal David Culp. The teachers realized it was a fake and a school police officer chased the seventh-grader behind a portable where he was apprehended. The incident was particularly frightening because of this week's middle school shooting in Arkansas which left four students and a teacher dead. Authorized Agent of ' As Low JU 90 Per Minute 5 UnOmtted Nights a Weekends Home Rata Roaming! Phone Prlcei starting at 1 ( (wmonthly service plan) BELL SOUTH Mobility RIVIERA BEACH Two more lewd assault charges have been filed against a John F. Kennedy Middle School band teacher, bring- BOCA RATON A new editor-in-chief of WEST PALM BCH BOYNTON BEACH BOCA RATON P0MPAN0 BCHJFT. LAUD WESTON FT. LAUDERDALE PEMBROKE PINES . ing the total of alleged student molestations Florida Atlantic University's student newspaper, the University Press, is expected to be named next week. One of four candidates is acting OKEECHOBEE BLVD BOYNTON BEACH BLVD WEST GLADES ROAD 1481 S. FEDERAL HWY. WESTON ROAD 1539 E. COMMERCIAL BLVD NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE 561-687-8888 561-737-6400 561-477-5885 954-788-1000 954-3854884 9544934646 954435-2021 KENDALL FT. LAUDERDALE DADELAND SUNRISE DEERFIELD BEACH MIAMI MILLS DRIVE 2408 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY SOUTH DIXIE HIGHWAY NORTH UNIVERSITY DRIVE HILLSB0R0 BLVD BIRD ROAD 305-275-2502 954-568-3666 3054704440 954-746-7199 954-7254200 3054694442 editor James "Jake" Richardson, 24, under whom the weekly resumed publication Monday after not having published March 16, when student government president Mike Miller fired editor Jennifer Goddard. God- acra a 3 00 moniNy oa toward morthrir and dqxal oon rwrjnO Cuomar wW m 50 o thm monWy mm to iw fw Oral thra nor on qutfrtwcf murMM of mtorm mcTi mom for nw Mrm o tamca igrMmM Airtim tor lh IS OS ValuaSU pMn in inu of t StMc ID nol approval dapaM and cnoManon taa A oonnacbon charga or 1 24 par morwn wM apply durm any rti to 10, police said I nursday. In the latest cases, Maurice E. Le Flore, 22, of 1258 W. 26th Court, is accused of fondling two girls, ages 14 and 15, in his office during school hours. Marlinda Mitchell, the 16-year-old Boca Raton girl who police say confessed to driving the car that killed 13-year-old Tylee McLeod, was charged as an adult Thursday, Broward County Assistant State Attorney Alex Urruela said. Mitchell is charged with leaving the ncramanta Doaa not otJur long ifearanoa 0 roanwig n a cat ongnalad Irom Via oaautar priooa MrmmakM xntamM i a 8aSouft MobMy Cellular Sarvca AoraamanL "Raouraa n Bat SouVi MobMy accotA. courts ot CaUar Waranouaa dard and other staffers were accused of sabotaging the newspaper's computers because the government had taken control of hiring and firing at the paper. Goddard has met with student affairs administrators, but she must fight her dismissal through student " scene of an accident involving a death, a felo- government said assistant dean of students !lS0R ! Web KM Allen Ward. " ny, and driving without a valid driver license in the Feb. 27 crash in Deerfield Beach. If charged as a juvenile, she could have faced detention in the juvenile center for up to 36 months. Charged as an adult, Mitchell could face up to 15 years in prison, Urruela said. Friends in high places PGA develooer Llwvd Ecclestone never knew how many friends he had until he mentioned to Economic Council Director Tom Watkins that he wanted to reclaim his former seat on the county's Aviation and Airports Advisory Board. Five separate kiss-up sup port letters have been stuff ing county commissioners' mailboxes ever since. Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Harold Cohen has approved a pay plan for lawyers in the state's tobacco lawsuit that would give the attorneys $100 million in fees half from the state, half from cigarette makers up front and send them to arbitration by Nov. 1, the judge told the lawyers in a letter Thursday. Cohen's decision to adopt language from the tobacco industry's settlement with Texas will : be frozen at least until next week by an ap- "They got overexcited," said Ecclestone, who sat on the board from 1985. when TEACHERS! The Educational Services Department of The Palm Beach Post is having a Native American History workshop at Riverbend Park on Saturday, April 25, 1998. About 45 members of the Estelusti Seminole Tribe, dressed in native costume, will be joining us where the Battle of Loxahatchee took place. These tribe members are the descendents of the original Seminole Tribe which was led on the "Trail of Tears" from Florida to Oklahoma. Participating teachers will need to dress comfortably because there will be lots of walking, very hands-on! Payment and registration deadline is Friday, April 17, 1998. Component 517-395-00, 15 in-service points, $30 fee. For more information, call 800-432-7595 ext. 4648 or 561-820-4648. the committee began, until 1993. He micromanaged " peal filed by attorney Bob Montgomery. the airport's design . Montgomery is among a group oi tne state s ; : trial lawyers who are seeking to be paid un- down to the tiles and palm trees. This time around, he : der a contract wiui tne state giving uiem percent of the settlement denied having any special agenda for the airport "I just think it needs some tender loving care. But the letters point out the timing is opportune: Ecclestone would add a "highly The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday re- uu-tArl thp lptpt anneal from Death Row in- : " malp Paul William Srntt Srntt. who was con- respected voice to the discussion of the many important issues facing both PBLA and ' virtvri in 1Q7Q in trip hfatincr Hpath of Bora "I the general aviation facilities." j Name:. Rebecca Goldsmith Raton florist James Alessi, said scheduling - conflicts put him at a disadvantage at a 1996 " ; hearing at which he tried to find new evi- : ' dence that his co-defendant delivered the fa- 'tal hlnu.- TTinncrh SroM't lawyer. Martin Home Address: CityStateZip: Phone: : McCain, missed part of the hearing, another School Name: lawyer was there, and tne nign court saia trie . hearing was proper. Please mail with your payment to: The Palm Beach Post, I j I Educational Services Dept.. PO Box 24700, West Palm Beach. FL 33416

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