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2B THE PALM BEACH POST WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1997 w 2 teens escape briefly at troubled Pahokee reform center By Jennifer PeKz Palm Beach Post Staff Writer PAHOKEE Two teenagers escaped Tuesday from the Pahokee Youth Development Center, a privately run reform program ringed with razor wire, monitored by motion detectors and sealed with electronic locks. Staffers found the youths five hours later in an adjoining sugar cane field, administrators said. Still, the escape the first in the center's 11 months was a blow to a program already under attack. A Miami judge ordered three Dade County boys released two weeks ago, saying the program was more punitive than productive for teenagers who pose a "moderate" safety risk. On Tuesday morning, the two Polk County youths slipped away from their kitchen duties and out a back door leading to a rare area with one row of fence instead of two, Administrator Richard Hoffman said. They climbed over the chain links, avoiding the rings of razor wire, and ran into the field, he said. Hoffman said staffers found the boys by walking through the tall, dense growth after sheriffs deputies searched by heli Justice guidelines, escapes can be pun- copter. The youths, 17 and 18, were not hurt, Hoffman said. Their names were not released because of their ages. Hoffman said neither had been disciplined for breaking rules during his several months at the Pahokee center. Under state Department of Juvenile hours; they often are grounds for a transfer to a more restrictive program. Ron Williams, the department's Palni; Beach County chief, said it's not yet clear what will happen to the boys. Hoffman said administrators will work on security improvements. ,,.mi " ,'" i '" -4, mp Lunch in the park: Picnic, parables if -: nilll, LUcy SdW a llUllltn-oo :j Nina Nilson, holding her 3-month-old. daughter, Sabina, isn't much for orga-; sace. "It's a reinforcement of everything; I've come to believe, having been down on my luck and desperate. Usually, who opened the restaurant in 1995 to help put the down-on-their-luck back on their feet. Diners get encouragement and direction, if they want it. "No proselytizing, no preaching," said Gamarano. But Tuesday was different. Joe Gir-zone, the Catholic priest who wrote several inspirational works about Joshua of the Old Testament, told them Jesus was one of them. "I try to introduce the homeless to Jesus, who can be a companion when they fall asleep on a park bench," said Girzone, whose books inspired Gamarano to establish the cafe. "Jesus came down from the hills in his one robe his mother made for him, his hair uncombed. When people saw Cafe Joshua offers hope and a cookout to the homeless. By Tim O'Meilia Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH It was a spiritual retreat for the homeless where the lunchtime fare was grilled burgers and cole slaw for the body and parables of Jesus for the soul. The founder of Cafe Joshua, the unique restaurant on 7th Street devoted to the homeless, took his program to Dreher Park for a day to introduce 25 of his guests to a wanderer of the past. "With all our empowerment programs, we felt this was food for the soul as well as the body," said Joe Gamarano, there s a beautiful person inside. . . Harriet Sahagian clutched a Jesus t doll with a smiling face. The twinkle in the doll's eyes were a dove in the left and a heart in the right. Sahagian is undergo: . ine treatment for depression. "I like to be able to look up at the sky and say my prayers," she said. The Jesus , doll, she said, "is something to cuddle and feel safe." , JENNIFER PODISStaff Photographer Chef Arnold Kunz of Cafe Joshua and Linda Nace partake of the cookout-style fare in Dreher Park provided by the restaurant that is devoted to the homeless. 1GBG Q mm am 3323 S. DIXIE HWY. WEST PALM BEACH 3713 S. CONGRESS AVE. LAKE WORTH PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE Up to 20 stones from 56 area communities at www.GoPBI.comYourTown 7 A ABC AE ABC DELIVERS irmvnm 1-800-942-WINE or FAX 1-800-411-VINO REASONABLE RATES ' PROOF OF AGE REQUIRED MONDAY FRIDAY 1:30AM. -4:30 P.M. 1 probation; she also must pay $4,800 toward his hospital bills. When Lightburn was arrested in September, police said she had found another woman leaving the Southwest Avenue C Place apartment she shared with Walter Brown. Brown later said he did not want to press charges, Assistant State Attorney Douglas Fulton said. Lightburn and her lawyer could not be reached Tuesday. 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Lesia Owens, 31, of Lake Worth swerved to avoid the collision, ' but hit a sign and guardrail, officials said. Owens was not hurt. Eney was in serious condition at Delray Medical Center. The truck driver, Ri-chardo Russo, 48, of Goose Creek, S.C., was in fair condition at the medical center. No charges were filed. There were 16 accidents on 1-95 in Palm Beach County Tuesday. "Today was a slow day," said FHP Lt. Pembrook Burrows. "Sometimes we work eight accidents in an hour." 1 Imi High Life. 12-PKoS H T49 f (Mil LI I Budl ST. PAUL! GIRL 4.99 mi mi UPPER CANADA DERGY'S sun MOUWT MICHEL0B 3.69 hi mj 4.99 3.99 MIITU 3.99 Hmi 4.99 Mm W 99 J5 99 FOSTER'S 4.69 with 7JHA HARP LAGER BASS ALE 5.99 mini .11- WINE CELLAR RARTLES 8.99 I Mueller "HT 19.99 WtoclBiVrr R. Mondavi curat amour QuintadoNofal.nM. FLORIDA'S LARGEST WINE SELECTION BACARDI 24.99 7.99 8.99 8.99 379 HI SPECIAL ORDERS GLADLY TAKEN GOURMET FOODS CUSTOM GIFT BASKETS FINE CIGARS Clos Pegase euMiuwwm 18.99 Terruni I Puttied 14.99 St. Elena 15.99 Chat. St. ean r HOttfti tranciscan Ha Clan Acacia CLUNYOnyAS a Ml MacGregor. 18.99 Eberle SCOTCH iSHMlAJU kmwur 91 QQ row 10.99 5.99 18.99 WEST PALM BEACH Even if an ap-'. peals court overturns a judge's ruling that the city's $12.5 million sale of the Municipal Audi-; torium to the Jehovah's Witnesses is final, a referendum could not be held Dec. 16 as planned. There aren't enough poll workers ; available and too few polling sites, according to the city clerk. No referendum could take place before January, the clerk said. RIVIERA BEACH A man was in serious condition at St. Mary's Medical Center Tuesday after a steel beam being lifted by a crane fell and crushed his left lower leg, police reported. Eddie Hellmuth, 38, was injured at 11:13 a.m. on a construction site at Lincoln Elementary School, 1160 W. 10th St. WEST PALM BEACH The Governor's Commission for a Sustainable South Florida met Tuesday and will meet again today at the Sheraton West Palm Beach Hotel, 630 CJearwa- . ter Park Road. The all-day discussions, open to the public and held monthly since the commission was established in April 1994, are part of the panel's goal of enhancing South Florida's economy while protecting the environment. Eastward Ho! the proposal to steer development in Palm Beach, Dade and Broward counties toward the coast and away from the Everglades will be discussed today. Upon learning that Greenacres' new community center project could cost $150,000 more than its $1.2 million budget, the city council Monday night took immediate action: It froze its own contingency account, which is used to pay for small items that pop up during the year. The new building next to Ira Van Bullock Park will be bigger than planned because of design changes the council made in September. Deputy Mayor Jim Rawlins made a motion to indefinitely block spending the available $100,000. "That's not going to make (city) staff happy," Rawlins said. "That's their goody fund." DELRAY BEACH Officials have delayed a decision on whether to allow a developer to build more than 100 townhouse condominiums on North Federal Highway. Since hearing neighbors' complaints, the developer has said he wants to rework the plan, reducing the number of units. Residents have objected to the size of the complex and said they would prefer single-family homes. Commissioners will consider the proposal in January. JUPITER Lighthouse Habitat for Humanity will hold a groundbreaking at 3 p.m. Sunday for eight homes to be built early next year at 714 Center St. And at 1 p.m., the nonprofit organization, which builds homes for those in need, will dedicate a new home it built at 202 Second St. A volunteer appreciation day party will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. at 714 Center St. BOCA RATON The city will host its 27th annual holiday parade today along Federal Highway, from Southeast Eighth Street to Mizner Park, starting at 7 p.m. SCOTCH , 13.99 u Mll-lflcksofl Murpr-Goode Cockburn ladot Beaune HOOJUC! man Beaulieu M "" -2.00 ; 'i ijii'iii1 , 14.99 uu -3.00 sar 1199:;; 9.99 13.99 29.99 23.99 5.99 mm 11.5? Gold Seal 5.49 tm.m.m.mMm Guigat Hermitage Chat. Lotoure Gold Seal .7.14.99 m 15.99 Hardy aomuAtM tun. 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Wellington still wants a 50-meter pool and heard a presentation by the Aquatics Task Force on six options, ranging in price from $1.5 million with $250,000 in annual maintenance to $3.3 million with yearly costs of $365,000 per year. The village will continue to look at other pool options. UTILITIES: Passed an initial reading of an ordinance allowing the village to place liens on property for unpaid utility bills. HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS: Approved on first reading an ordinance limiting building heights to 35 feet in the village. Exceptions include church spires, monuments, towers, chimrieys and flag poles. PEACOCK POND: Signed an agreement with the South Florida Water Management District to maintain the 79-acre retention pond located in Wellington Country Place, avoiding fines or court action by the district. The pond hasn't been maintained since the 1980s. 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IITtiMt Ulit KM yBi AW Raynal VSOP m 9 E ft Brandy m 7.99 Hennessy VS m 11.99 OrtsTtaB trw tropttr , 19.91 17! LTR. v ii SI V City commissioners, with the exception of Vice Mayor Jamie Titcomb, who was absent, met Tuesday and voted 4-0 to: LAWSUIT SETTLEMENT: Pay John D. Hollinger $17,500 to settle a 1994 false arrest lawsuit. Hollinger said two officers stopped him in a convenience store parking lot because he is black, then beat him and sprayed him with a Mace-type spray. Charges of assault on a police officer against Hollinger were dropped. Hollinger originally asked for $150,000 before agreeing to the settlement. The city spent about $24,000 to defend the case. B MARINA GRANTS: Approve an agreement with Palm Beach County to accept $130,000 in grants for a proposed downtown marina. LAND DONATION: Give three lots in the Rolling Green Ridge neighborhood to Habitat for Humanity, which plans to build two single-family homes on the property. FEE WAIVER: Not collect $5,600 in building permit fees from the county for the construction of an in-line skating and hockey rink at Caloosa Park. B UNPAID BILLS: Turn over $62,851 in unpaid fire inspection fees and garbage collection fees to a collection agency. Blossom Hill Riunite 750 10.99 D0URTHE tm, jlW FRANZ REH umma 7W ism CM UUV . CtUflOOHMT, MlflLQl WEST PALM BEACH A grand jury has indicted William Jordan Lee, 54, on first-degree murder charges in connection with the Nov. 12 shooting of his stepson, according to the state attorney's office. Lee shot George Howard Taylor, 33, in their suburban Boynton Beach garage after Taylor jokingly criticized Lee's parking abilities, sheriff s deputies said. WEST PALM BEACH A Boca Raton builder sued Whitehorse developer George Elmore on Monday for breach of contract and interfering with business relationships. Orange-wood Homes says in its Palm Beach County Circuit Court suit that Elmore did not provide required landscaping, and took control of the homeowners' board without the builder's approval. Orangewood is seeking $1 million in damages. The 245-home project is on State Road 7, south of Forest Hill Boulevard. Elmore, founder of Hardrives of Delray paving company, could not be reached for comment. BELLE GLADE Arlene Lightburn, 24, admitted in court that she plunged a steak knife into her boyfriend's chest. Documents show she pleaded guilty last week to aggravated battery and was sentenced to five years' r f B&G FETZER TAYL0R 1006 itewuMr, kc j CMnruwitMR mi 1 mm 0OFT DUBOEUF UWKMM) KKR 10 mm UM1W ,J uu! 99 IW 6 10 1.5L1H VODKA I 'mZJfum WWW! 5 LTR CORDIALS 5) VIIIE IF 3! LIQUIURS I BRANDIES I 10' k CDXE LBUUMFIUUtt SCHWEPPS iKijcmieuitsifii JJ5 I ie urn mm, sits LTR. tm iiwl lrjM km: HHMI "f SAKM 1 AM ll?fflte'89aB ST. t'Sm'S'imml'Ji ' mmn mi Hil-tfJiili'lohniiJ.' 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