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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 23

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28 j THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 Prosecutors want teens jailed in killing t At Mi student, also used his skateboard The youths, accused in a Riviera Beach beating death, hope to be released to their parents. to hit Robert Boland, according to arrest reports. Brad Heard and Bouchard, a Jupiter High bchoo nil jto student, hit Charles Boland in the head with a golf club and skate Today, come out for fast-paced GREYHOUND RACING, SIMULCAST ACTION, POKER ROOM FUN, FINE DINING AND ' MORE. board, reports said. During Friday's court hear ing, attorneys for the teens also ooubleheader greyhounds 12:30 & 7:30pm asked the judge to order invest gators to preserve toxicology Brad Heard, 15, and Scott Heard, 17, both of Riviera Beach; were arrested on Thursday and charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder. According to police, an argument broke out after the Boland brothers allegedly bought beer for the teens. Roon told police that Robert Boland punched him because he believed the teen had told a convenience store clerk about Robert Boland buying beer for the teens. When Robert Boland came at Bouchard, Brad Heard struck Robert Boland on the head with a golf club, knocking him to the ground, according to police reports. Bouchard then hit him with a skateboard, reports said. Yinh, a Dwyer High School samples taken from the victims, Super Simulcasts: - $4,000,000 (1 1:30am) ' torney Craig Salisbury said prosecutors plan to treat them as adults and asked that they be held at the juvenile detention center because the fatal beating death of Robert Boland, 30, was "cruel and heinous." Boland's brother, Charles Boland, 32, is in fair condition at St. Mary's Medical Center. The judge has agreed to reconsider releasing the teens after he hears from the detectives at a court hearing Monday. Daniel Yinh, 17, of Palm Beach Gardens; Scott Roon, 16, of Palm Beach Gardens; Dennis Bouchard, 16, of Jupiter; and By Christine Stapleton 'aim Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH Five teens with clean records, decent grades and skilled lawyers sat shackled in court Friday as their parents and attorneys implored a judge to send them home despite their arrests for a beating death last weekend. Attorneys for the teens told Circuit Judge Karen Martin that Riviera Beach police detectives had told them Thursday they would agree to releasing the teens to their parents until prosecutors file formal charges. However, Assistant State At Tests for drugs and alcohol on the Boland brothers' blood "may be extremely relevant to the de Dubai World Cup - $500,000 (1 0:45am) ; Dubai Duty Free - $100,000 I, . fense, said Roons attorney, Michael Salnick. "There are some problems with the case," Salnick said after the hearing. Salnick declined to elaborate but said "self-defense will be prevalent." Philanthropist cuts ribbon on cancer center Simulcast action from top thoroughbred, greyhound, harness and jai alai facilities -23 different full-card simulcasts! a spectacular view in the Paddock Restaurant (561) 683-2222, ext. 1 99 for reservations. Poker Room fun featuring your favorite stud & draw games. Open 10:30am -1 :00am. r-' Zisson said he made the latest donation because he was impressed by the cancer institute's emphasis on medical treatment, counseling, literature and other services. "I never had that," Zisson said. As a result, when Norma Zisson died, Miles Zisson said he and his three children "really didn't know where to go. I was lost with my family." The donation by Zisson, 80, of Palm Beach, brings to $23 million the money raised by Intracoastal in its $27.5 million "Lifelines" campaign for the cancer institute, children's hospital, stroke and cardiac services and trauma treatment. Intracoastal operates Good Samaritan and St. Mary's medical centers. By George Bennett Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH Two weeks after donating $1 million to the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the Palm Beaches, philanthropist Miles Zisson cut the ribbon Friday on a new breast cancer center after giving $1 million to In-tracoastal Health Systems Inc. The Norma E. and Miles M. Zisson Comprehensive Breast Center at Good Samaritan Medical Center honors Zisson's first wife, who died of breast cancer in 1968. It is part of the Helen and Harry Gray Cancer Institute, which opened in November. Zisson Congress of Belvedere Reservations 683-2222 www.pbkennelclub.com You won't need a green thumb to Enjoy Our Plants Designer Silk Plants & Arranged Greenery for every room in your home. Over 100 styles at manufacturer-direct 30-60 Savings. ft PALM BEflCH INTERACTIVE Up to 20 stories from 56 area communities at www. 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COBAl SWINGS J055 N Uweraty Dr 3WM1 LAKE WOflTH-GSEENACflES 4180-1 Jog Ad 965-09'5 L'OfPHOUSE P0INI O0MPAN0 3640 N FeoeraJ Hj 785-4321 WEST PALM BEACH 6901 OmcIioOm Bfcd 683-5587 EAS'BOCAflATWBTCN FWfrartw 339-5366 PAiMBCH GARDENS 3956 Nomas BM 622-6636 tVEST BOCA WON 9220 Gaoes So Boa Lyons Ct . 463-7138 JUPITER 185 E Indnntowi Ad 744-3705 DElRAY BEACH 955 S Confess A 265-1820 JENSEN BEACH 3213 N W Feowil Hay 692-4833 BOWOfl 701 N Congress An 736-2805 VER0 BEACH iHORIZON OUTLET CENTER) 56916 LAKE WORTH City attorney Betty Resch said Friday she will reimburse the city $1,031 for an ethics class mandated by the Florida Bar for a legal rules violation. Mayor Tom Ramiccio said he would ask Resch to repay the money. Resch, whose salary is $71,186, said she wanted to put the matter behind her and would pay back to her department budget the $750 fee for the class and $281 for hotel expenses and mileage. Last summer, the Bar directed Resch to take the course cause she had contacted an opposing yer's client without the lawyer's permission. Jhe bar concluded that Resch did not appreciate the gravity of the violation. 1 i k a-" ML tpfy jji -Mjm&t. sadil wtm mmmi. UILDERS & CONTRACTORS Mr RIVIERA BEACH City Manager William J. Hunter is one of five semifinalists for the 1998-99 presidency of the International CityCounty Management Association. Three finalists will be chosen by Wednesday for interviews on May 1 in Washington, D.C. Hunter, who was hired in November, would keep his city job if chosen president. He is a former vice president of the association. WEST PALM BEACH The mayor has the right to veto a contract under the city charter, ruled Circuit Court Judge Frederick Hazouri on Friday. The decision is a defeat for Crystal Building Maintenance, which sued the city in October after Mayor Nancy Graham vetoed a $119,940 cleaning contract the company won from the city commission. But Hazouri said a contract is awarded by resolution, and since a resolution is legislation, it can be vetoed. A separate lawsuit filed by the commission, which also challenges Graham's veto power, is still pending. I o)"l J C i For this special sale we're giving our regular consumers the same low price that we give our builders and contractors. i- T'i t DESIGNER BERBER DENSE FOOTPRINT FIGHTER was 18.99 was 20.99 FANTASTIC PLUSH was 17.99 $Q99 INSTALLED W HEAVY PAD 99 9 Hard choices for school advisers Filling a vacancy on the Palm Beach County schools' audit committee was more difficult than expected Friday. Committee members wanted to choose the most qualified candidate but were stymied by school board mem $12 i : STUART Nancy Parisi, 19, of Jensen : jT Peach pleaded no contest Friday to armed robbery with a deadly weapon in a July 1997 holdup at Stuart Fine Foods. ! Martin Circuit Court prosecutors said Pa-"risi drove the getaway car while Joseph York, il8, of Jensen Beach, robbed the store owner ii)f a $29,000 bank deposit. The two were captured two weeks later in Georgia. York was ' Jlound guilty of robbery in a jury trial and was sentenced last week to 9lA years in prison. Pa-yisi's attorney, Richard Kibbey, said he will ask that she be sentenced as a youthful of- -lender to no more than four years in prison. '. iCKibbey said Parisi was supposed to be com- , fmitted to a mental health treatment facility at ; Jthe time of the holdup. No sentencing date was set. : Gary Gattis, a former Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue District commander, lost his civil -rights suit against the county. He sued in ,3991, claiming he was demoted because he criticized the department's changes to safety codes. Gattis had asked the U.S. Court of Ap- ;-fjeals to overturn a lower court decision, which was upheld in the March 3 ruling. The iJower court said he could not prove his . fclaims. ' t WEST PALM BEACH Misti Ehrlich, 21, fearfully told a jury Friday she "had no idea" Mier efforts to make sure a witness would testify for her boyfriend would end in the inadvertent slayings of a man and 2-year-old boy. TOn trial for first-degree murder, Ehrlich said Zher boyfriend, Robert Pransky, did not order ihe killing of Brian Goodine when he sus-jected Goodine was going to testify against iim in a drug case. She also said she didn't ienlist two men to kill Goodine, although she wanted them to go with her to talk to him. The two men opened fire Nov. 20, 1996, out-CSide a suburban West Palm Beach home, killing Brandon Babb, 2, and Todd Chilton, 21. goodine, who ducked into his home when he saw the men coming, was not injured. t&? MOHAWK t- SVl SPECIAL was 12.99 k -il $Q88 .- .j INSTALLED WHtAVT PAD THICK DUPONT I : '-! TEXTURE f - 4 wa 24.99 INSTALLED WMEAVY PAD INSTALIE0 WMEAVY PAD HEAVIEST MOHAWK NO fOOTPRINT DUPONT MASTERLIFE was 26.99 was 36.99 AWARD WINNING MOHAWK TWIST was 28.99 INSTALLED W HEAVY PAD 99 $ $199 $1199 Ull'UKD ber Diane Heinz, who told them of a new board policy on advisory board appointments. Each board member is to make appointments in succession, she said, rather than the old method of taking recommendations and then voting on them as a 21 I I -y J I INSTALLED WHLAVY PAD INSTALLED WHEAVY PAD INSTALLED WMEAVY PA0 Sr:.$vj STONE FINISH i ,J LOW MAIN ll.NANl.fc LONG LASTING M-F: 9:30am-8H)pm SAT: 9:30am-6K)0pni SUN: 11KM)am-5KH)piTi MONOCUTURA CtKAMIC HRS'l OUALIIY UJW PRICES FANTASTIC SELECTION 199 group. "I hope this doesn't put a whole new slant of politicization on this," said audit committee member Francis Giblin. Others agreed. Putting aside the new policy, the committee recommended Dryclean USA President Noah Silver for the post and Michael Matte, chief financial officer of Intime Systems International, as second choice. The final choice will be up to one board member. Stephanie Desmon INSTALLED , "With the lowest prices and best service... why would you buji from anyone elsei f - . i INSrU-LEO 'it1 pd 1 I , "i Original t.t n . A . I I!!IPERGOv1 'Ti FLOORING KAFIIOL Ir" y President y-v ;iGARPET&TILE Boaters warned about sewage law ANDWOOO Family nmeA amd operaud for over li yttm. V " 9640 Alt A1 A I . Promsnade Ptaz f ' (561(625-1700 latal Fata laact NW Comer at Hwy 441 A Soutnem BKrd (561)792-3444 ritM itKk Woolbngnt Rd. A Federal Hwy (561)732 9500 IMIMI 4786 N Congress Ava Boyntun Lakes Ftaza (561)439-4500 Mil Paia Mint 89? N Military Tr. 1 B S o Eteiveder (5611689-4100 By Justin Vaughan I'mmiirock Post SWfl Writer Tioat owners are being WiSied about illegally dumping si-nsae by the state Marine Patrol:. ."During the past week warnings have been issued to 24 of 42 bofUs inspected at Old Port Cove an4iorage in North Palm Beach ar 4 -I "hi! Foster Park in Riviera Bokh. Other docks in Palm LWaCh. Martin and St. Lucie cC'S-'k'S will also be checked. Honda Marine Patrol Officer Chris Canpora said. A sUte law requifvs house boat owners with vessels larger than 26 feet to install toilets that pump raw sewage into a holding tank. The waste has to be dumped at a marina or a waste collection station. Boat owners who violate the law face $50 misdemeanor citations. Boaters caught dumping waste face a $2.r0 citation and would have to appear in court. "We have a lot of transient boaters from other states or countries who are totally unaware of our Clean Vessel Act." said Campora. who distributed pamphlets as she conductr-d inspec tions Friday. "We're not gc;ng to be able to stop everybody from dumping, but if boaters are unaware, they can't comply," she said. Swimmers who encounter untreated waste could develop skin rashes, stomach aches or hepatitis. State DEP officials want to increase the number of public and private pumpout stations from 250 to more than f()0 to increase boater use. Boaters pay $5 to use any of the eight state-supported Palm Beach County stati -ns. t y - A A !! c-of f;-?i 3 pitriis Se so n Ll

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