The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on March 28, 1998 · Page 26
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 26

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Saturday, March 28, 1998
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S C THE PALM BEACH POST SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1998 5B r 1 WE SHIP ANYWHERE!!! f-.2 v L :J "C Appeal centers on link to charges judge, dropped NO MINIMUM, NO RESERVE GO asm turf J Open Mon.-Sat. 10-7 Sun. 12-5 212 U.S. (14 Block South charges from the allegations surrounding the counts that were dismissed. He has also said the jury was tainted because an alternate juror spoke on the phone with one juror during the deliberations. Prosperi was a fixture of Palm Beach society, a patron of the arts and past president of the Norton Museum of Art. He was college friends with Bill Clinton at Georgetown University, and prosecutors said some of Donovan's money was donated to the White House Historical Association. Prosperi has been suspended from practicing law since 1995. "Chapter 11 Bankruptcy" After Over a Quarter of a Century WERCO Persian & ORIENTAL RUGS has filed Chapter 1 1 . Over 1 .8 Million Dollars of handmade PERSIAN & ORIENTAL Rugs to be Liquidated to Satisfy Vendors. Over 2000 Fine Rugs PERSIAN, OUBOSSON, including Owners' Private Collection. The Majority to be Sold to the Highest Bidder, Piece by Piece, Regardless of Original Value. TO FURTHER OUR BANKRUPTCY! Tum-of-the-Century Antiques, New & Semi-Antiques Collected Since 1910 from All Over The World in every color and pattern from scatter to oversize absolutely every rug comes with a certificate of authenticity, DON'T MISS THIS HUGE ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY I NO EXTENSION r No minimum. No reserve on majority of rugs Hwy 1 at Northlake Blvd. of Northlake, Next to Papa John's Pizza) - (561) 840-8586 since 1 970 Now there's no excuse to cut your conversation short. i Introducing AT&T Digital PCS for as low as 9i a minute and $40 off digital phones. t fROSPERI i From IB $1.4 million he took from Dono-van's business. Prosecutors said ; he didn't report an additional $1 million he took in 1987 and 1988. In all, Carlton said, Prosperi , took $7.9 million from Donovan until 1995, when the Internal Revenue Service began investigating. "This defendant hit the gold-I en egg with Patrick Donovan, and J; he drained it for eight years," he j'said. At his trial, Prosperi denied ; stealing from Donovan and said the two were partners in several real estate ventures. He also said .Donovan was trying to conceal - his own tax problems in Ireland; Donovan has since paid $4 million in back taxes there. - Prosperi's lawyer, Thomas Puccio. said he will seek a new "trial on grounds that jurors could not have separated the tax 'What we Lar is a lot of pain . . . and sadness' COUNSELOR From IB pening?" "I have a gun and I'm planning to use it on myself," he said. Her mind raced. She wanted to separate the gun from the boy, and to find out where he was, but she had to be careful. She let him talk. "He was very depressed," she said. "He felt nothing in his life was going right." , The phone clicked. The student's doctor was returning his call. This gave Mazzella her first chance to yell for colleagues to call police and get the boy's parents' phone numbers. Back on the line, Mazzella could hear the sounds of metal. She asked if he had more than one gun. "Oh yeah, my father's a collector, he said. "I said, 'Do me a favor. Could you please uncock the gun? It would make me feel so much better.' He said OK" Eventually, she persuaded him to activate the gun's safety and, after several tries, to give his location. "I couldn't believe how calm I was," Mazzella said. "Even now, I just feel tired and drained. Unrelated to Thursday's inci dent, Palm Beach County school officials are training all employ ees to recognize students at risk of suicide. Indeed, counselors are increasingly helping students through problems as serious as sexual and physical abuse, pa rental neglect and crime. There were 816 violent crimes reported on Palm Beach County school campuses in 1997, although 'school crime overall decreased 28 percent from 1996 to 1997. , "What we hear is a lot of pain, emotional and physical, and sad ness, and sometimes all you can do is listen and try to help the student see his way past it," Mazzella said. Sharp focus strategy of brief campaign UNITED WAY From IB processing firm MBNA, a new comer to Boca Raton, donated $64,000 more than last year. The United Way added 22 companies to its payroll enroll ment and 21 companies in creased giving by more than $5,000 each. Howden compressed the cor porate campaign into three months instead of the traditional six. "That gave us a sharp focus by not having a prolonged campaign," said United Way Chairman John F. Flanigan, of the West Palm Beach law firm of Moyie, Flanigan. The other major boost came from the Alexis de Tocqueville Society - individuals who give more than $10,000 each. They gave $18 million, up $300,000 from 1996-97. The total includes $438,000 of a $1.3 million gift from Sara Jo and Arthur Kobacker that will be given over three years. PERSIAN & ORIENTAL RUGS of Atlanta, GA (404) 237-2584 o all within your reach. JENSEN BEACH Treasure Coast Mall 3434 N W Federal Hwy (Next to FJenttey s. fust north of the food court) Open 10am-9pm. M-Sat 12pm-6pm Sun 561 692-0030 f QlAT4LWJ8ELESi SERVICES Si SC0TTY S WALGREENS SERVICE MERCHANDISE Tm m4 Fufe tenm and condwwtt anr ceromrf m f AW rVifwis There couldn't be a better time to sign up for AT&T Digital PCS. Besides low home airtime rates and a great deal on digital phones, there's automatic credit programs available and no activation fee. All that on the largest digital wireless network in North America. AT&T Wireless Services The following rates apply for the first three months: Custer 200 500 I200 2000 . . minutes for minutes for minutes for minutes for ciaSntee" $29.?-'- $49. $99. $149. 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