The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania on February 5, 1991 · 16
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The Morning Call from Allentown, Pennsylvania · 16

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 5, 1991
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FOURTH ; $2 THE MORNING CALL, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1991 Weather Forecast ' . '? ... ... : y, . . . hi i iii " 'i i iii n ii in H I East is balmy, West is rajny Rain fell yesterday over parts of the Northwest and the lower Mississippi Valley and temperatures hit record highs from Montana to the East Coast. Showers and occasional thunderstorms extended from eastern Texas into southwestern Arkansas and western Louisiana, Rain also fell across central and western Washington state, western Oregon and northwestern Cal ifurnia, Heaviest rainfall during the six hours up to 1 p m. included 1.48 inches at Victoria. Texas; 1.32 inches at Bryan-College Station. Texas; and 1.03 inches at Houston, Temperatures hit record or record-tying highs in at least 36 cities in Pennsylvania, Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin. Michigan, Ohio, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Maryland. West Virginia, Virginia, and Delaware, the National Weather Service said. High wind blew along parts of the West Coast, Wind gusted to tfO mph during the morning at ocean park, along the southern coast of Washington Oregon wind gusts included 55 mph at Arch Cape. 60 mph at Astoria and Cape Disappointment, and 65. mph at Cape Blanco and Gold Beach. Yesterday's low for the Lower 48 states was 9 below zero at Alamosa, Colo. Temperatures around the nation at 3 p.m. ranged from 23 at Gunnison, Colo., to 80 at Sarasota, Fla. nmmwmtm Tuesday, Feb. 5 Accu-Weather forecast for daytime conditions SHOWERS RAIN T-STORUS FLURRIES SNOW CE v-i Associated Pess GraphksNet 1 V a p I Montreal f 29VJL I 4 Ir,jj45l nyyiJfiBSt0n60 KBuffalo 45J; Yorkl 65 I MyYX ' rK Atlantic ' Ocean 1 Pittsburgh 53 Jgf?yv1 Washington! 65 I ?aayyyyyy d a -r 1991 Accu-Weather, Inc. r tlAMJM 1 O Fu" moon 228 Rising or setting time of jg planets (within 30 minutes) J Last quarter 26 week of Feb. 3 tr. ' Li ; - ... Venus sets 6:59 p.m. J New moon -214 Mars sots 6:29 a.m. G Jupiter rises 7:29 p.m. , First quarter - 221 Saturn sets 6:1 3 p.m. Police Rape is reported in AHentown park A chance meeting at midnight Sunday on 6th Street in Allentown led to a rape early yesterday in Jordan Park, police said. -The man and the woman met in the 500 block of N. 6th Street and walked to the park, where the rape occurred before 1 a.m., police said. Police said the woman was struck several times during the assault before breaking free and running in to the Whitehall Township portion of the park, where police were notified. The suspect was described as a slender white male in his mid-20s with brown eyes and dark brown hair that is long in the back. At the time of the alleged assault, he was wearing a black baseball hat with an ABC Wide World of Sports logo, a light-blue, acid-washed jeans jacket and light-colored sweat pants. More BB damage reported in area In the wake of a massive BB- ! gun vandalism spree in Allentown, Whitehall and South Whitehall townships and other outlying communities, Kutztown has reported about six incidents of windows shot with a BB gun in the past month. 3)he latest incident came around 3 p.m. Sunday at the Hamilton Bank, 301 W. Main St. A BB or pellet gun was used to shoot a hole in the bank's front window, setting off an alarm, according to Kutztown Police Chief Edmund Pilarski. Earlier in the day, vandals caused about $800 in damage to a hapdrail and back porch at 302 W. Main St., directly across the street from the bank. The boroughs of Emmaus and Alburtis also reported BB-gun , shootings over the weekend. The front window at Doodles stationary and card shop on the downtown triangle in Emmaus was discovered shot Saturday, according to police there. And in Alburtis, Roger Fogel of N. Main Street reported the front picture window of his home was shot with a BB gun between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Thursday, police said. Today's Records High 50 in 1964 Low 1 in 1947 Today's Norms High 36 Low 19 and high temperatures 50 Caribou! 38 I COLD WARM Prttsur (B) O SUNNY PT. CLOUDY CLOUDY HIGH LOW SHOWERS vit Atmtatd Ami GnpMcsNM Both the Kutztown and Alburtis incidents differ from most other BB-gun vandalism that has occurred under cover of night. The Emmaus incident could have occurred over several days preceding its discovery. ; Police in all three communities couldn't say whether the latest incidents were related to the larger wave of vandalism in the area. Girl allegedly held against her will An Allentown man has been charged with taking a girl to New York last month and holding her against her will. , Allentown police said they arrested Carmelo Ramos, 27, of 825 N. 7th St. on Friday and charged him with forcing the 17-year-old girl, with whom he is acquainted, to his apartment and then New York City on Jan, 24. Ramos also threatened the girl and members of her family, police said.- Ramos was arraigned on charges of unlawful restraint, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats and corruption of the morals of a minor. He was remanded to Lehigh County Prison in lieu of $20,000. Fla. man arraigned in gas-theft try A Florida man charged with attempting to siphon gasoline from cars in the Easton Parking Garage , was arraigned Saturday before District Justice Joseph Leo and committed to Northampton County Prison on $1,000 bail. Police said Ronald E. Weidlick of Homestead had a 5-gallon gas can and a length of hose fitted to the can when he was spotted in the garage. He was charged with possessing an instrument of crime, , criminal attempt to commit theft and criminal trespass. Weidlick faces a hearing at 8:15 a.m. Monday before Leo. Antiques taken in Rush burglary Gold, silver and rare antiques pr coins were stolen in a burglary at an antiques shop in the Laneco Mall in Rush Township, Schuylkill ' ' v. SCRANTON .X STROUDSBURG 67739- C NEW YORK CITY , 6144 I I ALLENTOWN ( iJf ; urn- I Mjs. I -1 1 New Jersey HARRISBURG n , . i 5840- Pennsylvania i PHILADELPHIA lk " I Z 6840" X 4 WILMINGTON sS A A 62739- 'X"" I Pyr f BALTIMORE "7 ( AT!LCITYr 6342" fl ,S 6940" ' -f-f CAPE MAY J? . jf j? 57742- r Maryland I y ! WASHINGTON. Vs (. ' ' ' T 66744 4 J I J f Delaware ' '. - The Accu-Weather forecast for noon, Tuesday, Feb. 5. Lines show high temperatures. .50 AO STATIONARY E3 E3 ESI m RAIN T-STORUS FLURRIES SNOW ICE Last night Orion "the hunter" was in the southern sky at 8:30, as it is tonight. The three belt stars of Orion are, left to right, Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka. Mintaka, which means "the ' belt," is 2,300 light-years away. Rigel, one of the stars in Orion, is one of the biggest, hottest and brightest in the galaxy, and is some 25 solar masses and 65 times the diameter of the sun, (C) Michael Robertson County, state police said. An estimate of the loss at the Route 309 Market Place shop, For-get-Me-Not Antiques, hasn't been made. The break-in occurred between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday, police said. The burglars entered the shop by prying open a rear door. FOUNTAIN HILL Criminal mischief Reported Monday by Molly Hambrook of 1116 Broadway, rear window on vehicle smashed while parked in the 1100 block of Broadway; no value given. Criminar mischief Reported Monday by Adell Hansell of 1270 Delaware Ave., two BB holes in window of residence; $30 value. Charged Richard DeBellis of 1147 Broadway, with disorderly conduct Saturday; police said he became obscene while they were investigating a domestic dispute; citation issued. BETHLEHEM Burglary Reported yesterday by Marcia Gomez of 729 E. 4th St.; $500 cash and a radio, $20 value, taken from kitchen Saturday night. Burglary Reported yesterday by William Torres of 1210 Pembroke Road; video cassette recorder, $400 value, taken from living room Saturday night. Charged Andrew J. Bibyak III, 24, of 318 E. Garrison St., with harassment yesterday; police said he threatened a couple in the 300 block of Garrison St.; citation issued. Charged Modesto Perez Jr., 36, of 1116 Mansfield Court, with possession of drug paraphernalia Saturday; police said he was holding a syringe when they stopped him at Randolph Road and Fritz Drive; summons to be sent. Charged Hugh Temos, 47, of 1216 Dover Lane, with public drunkenness Saturday at Fritz Drive and Randolph Road; citation issued. Charged Samuel Perez, 25, of 1116 Mansfield Court, with possession and possession with intent to deliver cocaine Saturday; police said he was observed making a transaction at Fritz Drive and Randolph Road and later found 9 packets of cocaine under a automobile iack stand where he was standing; summonses tp be sent. Charged Darren E. Mason, 30, of 1221C Woodbine St., with possession of marijuana Saturday at Stefko Boulevard and Pembroke Road; summons to be sent " -: 'i Charged Carmen Dolores Rodriguez, 31, of 611 Broadway, with possession of heroin and drug paraphernalia Saturday; police said they found three packets of heroin in a metal key case and a syringe on her after she was stopped in he 1 100 block of Marvine Street; summonses to be sent. Charged Pedro Nieves Jr., 35, of 309 State St., with possession of drug para Sunrise today 708 am Sunset today , 5 24 p.m Moon&et today 9 54 a m New York I 40 'Degree 01991 Accu-Weather. Inc. 0 11 dfl SUNNY PT. CLOUDY CLOUDY phernalia Saturday; police said they found a syringe on the floor of the car he was a passenger in during a stop at Fritz Drive and Randolph Road; summons to be sent. Theft Reported Friday by Prentice Sanderson, 37, of 1245 Marvine St., $2,400 watch taken. Theft Reported Saturday by Pauline Ross, 22, of 3449 Wild Cherry Lane, East Stroudsburg, stereo cassette taken from car while parked in the 2300 block of W. Broad Street; $250 value. Criminal mischief Reported Saturday by Paul Kelly, 22,- of 3947 Birch Drive, rear window on vehicle smashed while parked at Hess's in the Westgate Mall; $200 value. Charged Charles E. Mest Jr., 21, of 1139C Garfield St., with harassment and criminal mischief Friday; police said he struck Andrew Felker, 1 7, of 1 1 7 E. Goepp St., in the 1200 block of Harry Street, and damaged a windshield on Felker's vehicle; citations to be sent. Criminal mischief Reported Sunday by Ray Fenner, 20, of 334 Franklin St., right side window on truck damaged with pellet gun; $300 value. Charged Jose Mendez, 24; Jesus Mendez, 19; and Alfredo Mendez, 22, all of 702 E. 4th St., with two counts each of harassment Sunday; police said they assaulted Juan Torres, 23, and Maria . Gonzalez, both of 209 E. 3rd St., in the 500 block of E. 3rd Street; citations to be sent. Charged Paul J. Vermuelen, 21, of 516 Second Ave., with simple assault Sunday; police said he struck Keith W. Mantell, 20, same address, in the head and face; Mantell treated at Muhlenberg Hospital Center; summons to be sent. Theft Reported Sunday by Michael Brown, 21, of 1704 Elliott Ave., radar detector taken from vehicle; $250 value. Criminal mischief Reported Sunday by Paul Christopher, 33, of 3340 High-field Court, two tires on vehicle slashed while parked at the Hotel Bethlehem parking lot; $300 value. Charged John Kozak, 72, of 1516 Livingston St., with driving under the influence and failure to yield the right-of-way Sunday; police said he drove out of a parking lot at Easton Avenue and Michael Street and struck a vehicle operated by Joseph Laposh III, 29, of 1924 Pinehurst Road; summonses to be sent. Charged Luis Enrique Santiago, 49, of 1630 E. 7th St., with criminal solicitation to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and solicitation to commit indecent assault Friday; police said he made improper proposals to an 1 1-year-old Bethlehem girl at the Stefko Boulevard Shopping Center; arraigned before District Justice James Stocklas and released under $1,000 recognizance bond. Charged Steven A. Garcia, 19, of 1222 E. Lebanon St., with disorderly conduct early yesterday; police said he made unreasonable noise and failed to disperse during an incident at the Getty Mart at the Five Points; citation issued. Charged Marcos A. Rivera, 23, of 1355 Fritz Drive, with simple assault and criminal mischief Saturday; police . m Mostly cloudy and mild today; high, mid to upper 50s, light wind, A 30 percent chance of showers tonight; low, around 40. A 40 percent chance of showers tomorrow; high, near 60. Yesterday's high was 65 (18C) at 2 p m ; low, 35 (2C) at 7:30 a.m. Yesterday's winds averaged! 6 mph from the southwest; maximum sus- . tained wind, 1 4 mph from the west at 1 p.m. There was no precipitation. .dlhlJ.M.W.ET Mostly cloudy today; high, near 50; light wind. A 30 percent chance of showers tonight; low, mid- to upper 30s. A 40 percent chance of showers tomorrow; high, low to mid -40s. Mostly sunny this morning; increasing cloudiness this afternoon; high, mid- to upper 50s; light wind. Mostly cloudy tonight; low, low 40s A 40 percent chance of showers tomorrow; high, near 50. The higher the degree days, the more fuel it takes to heat or cool your home. One degree day (DO) is recorded lor each degree below or above an average temperature of 65 degrees on any particular day To calculate changes in your bill in your latest billing cycle, take the difference in DDs between the previous and current billing cycles, multiply it by the extra kilowatt hours (KWH) per 00, times the estimated charge per KWH. Example: DD (difference) x KWH per DD x KWH charge change in heating, cooling cost. Seasonal' DD totals through Feb. 4, 1991 Heating Cooling This season Last season This season Last season 3035 3411 867 798 Day Seasons: Heating July 1-June 30 Cooling: Jan 1 Dec 31 PAST WEEK'S WEATHER Hi Low Avg DD Rain Snow Mon, 24 65 35 50 15 .00 00 Sun. 23 63 31 47 18 00 00 Sat. 22 51 24 38 27 .00 00 Fri. 21 33 18 26 39 , 00 00 Thu. 131 43 22 33 32 00 tr Wed. 130 46 35 41 24 12 00 Tue. 129 47 21 34 31 00 00 TODAY TOMORROW THURSDAY FRIDAY imk "mmt "mm Mostly cloudy - Chance of Chance of Chance of showers rain rain 5771 4C 5071 PC 4879C 4276C 404C 404C 3873C 331 C The National Weather Service broadcasts weather information continuously in the Lehigh Valley at 1 62.40 on the VHF-FM band of property equipped radios. said he struck Sonia Morales, 23, same address, and damaged a front door; arraigned before District Justice James Stocklas and committed to Northampton County Prison under $2,500 bail. Charged Joseph P. Werley, 22, of 1452 Lehigh Ave., Allentown, with pub lic drunkenness Saturday; police said he was banging on front doors in the 800 block of Main Street; citation issued. Charged Robert D. Haney, 43, of 604 S. Bergen St., Fountain Hill, with driving under the influence Saturday in the 400 block of Broadway; summons to be sent. BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL, 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. - BETHLEHEM AREA VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL SCHOOL JOINT COMMITTEE, 7:30 p.m., 3300 Chester Ave. UPPER NAZARETH ZONERS, special meeting, 7 p.m., East Lawn Fire Company; to consider appeal by "The Drug Treatment Program of the Lehigh Valley," MOORE TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS, 7;30 p.m., Municipal Building. NORTHAMPTON COUNTY DRUG AND ALCOHOL COMMISSION, 7:30 p.m.. Community Services Building, 520 E. Broad St., ' Bethlehem. NORTH CATASAUQUA COUNCIL, workshop, 7:30 p.m., Municipal Building. ST. LUKE'S Daughters: Martin and Brenda Fox, Bethlehem. Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Fenicle Jr., Bethlehem. Mr. and Mrs. Dean Harper, Bethlehem. Robert and Lora Fondl, Beth-' lehem Feb. 3. Sons: Iris Quinones and Enrico "' Mendoza, Bethlehem Feb. 1. Mr. and Mrs. K. Meehan, Bethlehem -r Feb. 2. Mr. and Mrs. Dean F. Bobko Sr. Jan. 28. ALLENTOWN Sons: Christine and Christopher Scheetz, Allentown - Feb,4. Robert and Cynthia Sargent, Stroudsburg. Mr, and Mrs. YongLip Kim. Macungie. Dr. and Mrs, Anthony Auteri. Macungie. Steve and Sheila Nagy, Allentown. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Oder. Alburtis. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Kuhns, Fogelsville, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Geneczko. Fogelsville - Feb 2. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Butz. Fogelsville. Gwen Witty and Tom Oravec. Bethlehem. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Lick, Zionsville Today's Forecast HI 10 Albany................ 41 30 Anchorage.......... 18 06 Atlanta............... 59 47 Boston.,....,..,.,.... 46 36 Buffalo.....,,,,,,,... 43 34 Chicago.............. 50 34 Dallas 69 41 Denver................ 47 26 Detroit................ .45 29 Fairbanks........... 02 -20 Honolulu 81 69 Houston............. 60 48 Us Vegas 63 40 Los Angela....... 72 50 Memphis............ 52 46 Miami 80 66 Minn.-St. Paul.... 48 27 New Orleans . 70 62 , New York . 50 43 Oklahoma City... 61 38 Orlando.............. 80 58 Phoenix 75 48 Pittsburgh.......... 48 40 Salt Lake City.... 41 29 San Francisco.... 62 45 Seattle................ 52 37 Tampa...;............ 79 61 Wash., D.C 60 45 OTLK cdy sn rn cdy cdy clr cdy cdy . clr cdy Clr cdy cdy cdy rn cdy , clr rn cdy cdy cdy clr . rn cdy clr cdy cdy cdy Yesterday'st International HI LO WTMA Amsterdam........ 30 27 clr Athens................ 36 27 cdy Bangkok............. 93 70 , clr Beijing................ 37 21 clr Bermuda............. 66 59 cdy Bogota 66 33 clr Buenos Aires..... 84 62 clr Cairo................... 63 45 cdy Dublin....... 43 34 cdy Geneva............... 37 28 cdy Helainki 21 14 clr Hong Kong......... 68 59 clr London............... 37 32 cdy Madrid................ 45 34 clr Manila 86 73 cdy Mexico City........ 72 39 clr Montreal............ 30 -02 cdy Moscow............. 10 10 cdy New Delhi 73 47 cdy Oslo....... ... . 33 26 cdy Paris....... ........ 30 25 clr San Juan............ 82 69 clr Seoul.................. 36 25 clr Tokyo 50 36 clr Toronto.............. 43 18 clr cdv - cloudy: clr - clear; m rain; in snow; M -- missing information . SATURDAY 287-2C Fair 4074C Feb. 1. Karen and John Milici, Wescosville. Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Colon, Bethlehem, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph White Jr., Allentown. Patricia Schadt and Robert Miller. Allentown. Mr and Mrs. Gregory Schrump, Kutztown. Michelle Col-lazo and Robert Calderon, Allentown. Crickett Christman and Randy Butler, Allentown. Jan. 31. Christopher and Eileen DaRe, Allentown Jan. 30. Daughters: Robin Moyer and Scott Olson, Kutztown Feb. 4. Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Schoenly, Allentown. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Williams, Allentown Feb. 3. Melissa Milburn and Darryl Barker, Allentown." Kim Evans and Richard Peck, ? Quakertown. Karen Lang and De-reck Bullard, Bath Feb. 2. Mr. and Mrs. David Arndt, Fleetwood. Linda and Thomas Christ, Whitehall Township Feb. 1. Judith Hernandez and Richard Aviles, Allentown. Debra Gift and Rodney Frymoyer, Kempton. Mr. and Mrs. Elio Griffin, Allentown Jan. 31. Dianne Matthias and William Wes-losky, Allentown Jan. 29. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Hartman, Barto Jan 3. - ' Twin daughters: Rod and Tracy Derstine, Quakertown Feb. 2. OSTEOPATHIC : - Sons: Randle R. Schoener Jr. and Robin Richardson, Allentown. Mr. and Mrs. John Hannis, Emmaus Feb. 3. Jeffrey and Sheila Grove, Limeport Feb. 2. ' i Daughters: Pennis and Lisa Schef-fler, Allentown Feb, 4. Mark and Donna Derr, Alburtis. Harry and Irene Pfeiffer Jr., Pine Grove. Feb. 3, Robert and Lisa Sharp Wolff, Macungie. Norma Reyes, Al-leptown Feb. 1. ;, GNADEN HUETTEN Son; Sheri Keegan of 241 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe -r Feb. 1. Daughter: Karen and Dane Snyder of 103 Gypsy Hill Gardens, Lehigh-ton Feb. 1: Georgine M. Wetzel, 229 E. Abbott St., Lansford Feb. 2. ... .. . Twins: Cathy and William Floyd. 517 Railroad St., Tamaqua , Feb. 1. ..... . EASTON Sons: Mr. and Mrs. Craig Sautner, 501 Russell Ave., Alpha. N.J. --Feb. 2 Mr. and Mrs. Kevin De-Mouth. Saylorsburg R.5 - Feb. 3. Daughter: Mr. and Mrs. Roland Brodt. 2240 Butler St.. Wilson Feb. 3- s

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