Fremont Tribune from Fremont, Nebraska on June 30, 1988 · 3
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J' - )' HaaL Page A3 .Fremont Tribune . " :, Thursday, June 30, 1988 4 State patrol keeps.check op fireworks BY SARA B. HANSEN Stall Writer State officials hope to limit the number of illegal fireworks entering Nebraska from Missouri and South Dakota this Fourth of July. The Nebraska State Patrol, however, does not have the personnel to set up road blocks along the borders. to check vehicles for illegal fireworks, said Lt. Richard Reitz, Lincoln. Instead, the state patrol routinely stops vehicles to check their licenses and registration along the Missouri border, Reitz said. Occasionally the stops net a few contraband explosives. Harold Sobotka, assistant state fire marshal, said fireworks larger than a Lady Finger are illegal in Nebraska. All fireworks must be approved before use in Nebraska, he said. If a firework leaves the ground, all particles that return must be cold, Sobotka said. If pieces are hot, smoking or on fire when they hit the ground, the firework is not approved. Bottle rockets, whizzy helicopters and other fireworks that are approved in many states are not legal in Nebraska because they are both a health and a fire hazard, Sobotka said. Once they leave the ground, you have no control of the direc- tion they take, he said. State fire marshal employees do not work as traffic cops, Sobotka said. Instead they work in conjunction with the state patrol, sheriffs departments and local police officers to arrest people with illegal fireworks. Occasionally fire marshal employees will cross the border and observe the purchase of fireworks. If Nebraskans 'Imy illegal fireworks, officials' will communicate with officers across the border who will then stop the car when it crosses into Nebraska. This is a very large problem. There are literally thousands of illegal fireworks being brought in, Sobotka said. . During the Fourth of July weekend, in addition to watching for illegal fireworks, the state patrol also will monitor for speeders on Nebraska 81 and Interstate 80, both of which are designated as Concentrated Accident Reduction Enforcement highways, Reitz said. State patrol officers also try to concentrate patrols around lakes and other recreation areas to stop alcohol violations. North Bend man bound over on A North Bend man waived his right to a preliminary hearing and was bound over to district court on a charge of possession of cocaine. Further proceedings against Steven Severson, 27, were continued to July 11. In other court action Tuesday: Proceedings against Robert W, Nelson, 20, Hooper, were continued to July 12. Nelson is charged with drunken driving, second-offense driving during suspension and giving false information to a police officer. George Petrzilka, 38, 1849 N. Logan St., pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed pistol in his car. Dodge County Judge Daniel Beckwith ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for July 26. Proceedings against Shane Sweet, 17, Wahoo, were continued to July 12. Sweet is charged with minor in possession of alcohol. Marie Weatherford, 24, 1940 N. uuHitT.u.mu.iA WE DELIVER THURS. - FRI. THURSDAY ONLY BBQ Ribs Chicken & Shrimp (All dinners include french fries or potato salad, cole slaw, buttered bread & pickles) W Fry The Cholesterol OPEN FOR BREAKFAS'M'OO Locally owned and operated 721-2015 . 33 West Cth Fremont We DeliveflThursd This scene from a photo Theater last year will not be Woman wants change in Social Security BY SARA B. HANSEN Staff Writer Bernadine K. Lane believes shes trapped in an unbreakable cycle. Despite her efforts to earn extra money and provide security for herself, the Fremont woman said shes thwarted by cuts in her Social . Security benefits. You dont have a fighting chance. Every day they take more money away from me, she said. They get you coming and going. Lane, 43, is legally blind. She formerly received $398.50 in monthly Social Security benefits. Beginning in July, her check will be reduced to $320 per month, she said. The cuts include a $24.80 monthly pre COURTHOUSE Broad St., pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. She was fined $35 plus court costs. Rogpr Weichman, 17, Ames, pleaded guilty to minor in possession of alcohol. Beckwith ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for July 19. Attorney Donald Schneider was appointed to represent Timothy Haynes, 21, 937 N. Hancock St., on a charge of minor in possession of alcohol. Proceedings were continued to July 12. ' Gerald Albers, 25, 2509 N. Bro&d St., No. 25, was denied a court-appointed attorney. Albers is charged with second-offense drunken driving and possession of marijuana less than an ounce. Proceedings were continued to July 12. Attorney David Hartmann was appointed to represent Jay E SAT AFTER 5:00 P.M. Free Wey taken at the Fremont Drive-In repeated after Monday nights mium charge for Medicare and other reductions because her rent is lower and because she is receiving money from babysitting, she said. Officials said they cannot discuss Lanes case specifically because of privacy regulations. Marsha Bartholomew, manager of the west Omaha Social Security office, said Social Se- , curity disability benefits are based on earnings paid in while working. Supplemental Social Security income is given based on need balanced with resources, she said. The more money people can . make on yieir own, the less assistance they receive through Social Security. The Medicare premium was set by Congress, she said. Overton, 18, 1426 W. 11th St., on a motion to revoke probation for theft. Charges allege Overton violated his probation by committing another theft, failing to pay restitution and complete community service work. Proceedings were continued to July 12. Keith Huisman, 20, 2428 N. Nye Ave., No. 107, pleaded guilty to minor in possession of alcohol. Beckwith ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for July 26. Preliminary hearing for Michael Goscha, 21, no address available, was set for Tuesday. Goscha is charged with Class III felony theft. Proceedings against Christopher Martinez, 24, 847 W. Military Ave., were continued to Tuesday. Martinez is charged with third-offense drunken drit-ing, driving during suspensio . and criminal mischief. Attorney John Bellavia was appointed to represent Sean ililM SKEINS - Box Office Opens at 8:30 p.m. LAST BLAST IN 88 The Nunc In Launder FromThc Hotaftcr 1 pictures rml RETURN TO SNOWY RIVER pakp the legend continues pg The Drive-In wO be dosing for the season . Monday, July 4th. shows. The drive-in is closing of lack of attendance. Plans for Jan Kellogg, income maintenance supervisor, Fremont office, Nebraska Department of Social Services, said the Medicare premium is deducted if people receive more than $375 " in income per month. Lane, who is in the process of purchasing a mobile home, said she planned to use the $108 she receives each month from babysitting for home improvements. I didnt want the money for fun. I wanted to use it for improvements." Lane estimates her monthly expenses at nearly $300. She hopes her concerns with the Social Security system will prompt others to band together to bring changes in how ben efits are paid. charges Morrissey, 21, 405 S. Nye Ave., on a Class IV felony theft charge. Preliminary hearing was set for Tuesday. Attorney Brad Holtorf was appointed to represent Matt Rueschhoff, 20, 405 S. Nye Ave., on a Class IV felony theft charge. Preliminary hearing was set for Tuesday. Mark Newton, 28, 505Vi W. Fifth St., pleaded guilty to charges of driving during suspension, driving without proof of insurance and driving without a motorcycle license. Beckwith ordered a presentence investigation and set sentencing for July 26. Attorney Leo Eskey was appointed to represent Tracy Parks, 27, Military Avenue and Bell Street, on a Class IV felony charge, of second-offense resisting arrest. Proceedings were continued to July 12. a C:v L . Aw Tribune File Photo for the season this year because next season are undecided. - t Fremont City Council OKs requests The Fremont City Council approved the following items Tuesday night: Michelle Myers' request to consume alcohol Aug. 6 at Christensen Field for a wedding dance and reception. Chapter IS of Fremont Disabled American Veterans request to consume alcohol Aug. 27 at Moller Center for a family picnic. Deanna Traudt's request to consume alcohol Sept. 10 at City Auditorium for a wedding reception. Fremont & Elkhorn Valley Railroads request to consume alcohol Aug. 7 for a chartered excursion train. First State Banks request to install a wood mansard on the exterior of the building at 225 N. Main St.. Reappointing Robert Dorfmeyer and Tom Smith and appointing Dan Rosenbaum to the Fremont Board of Plumbers. Reappointing Marianne Yost and John Kerrigan to the Fremont Library Board. Appointing Dr. Martin F. Sears as acting city physician to replace Dr. John Milligan, who resigned effective July 1; a permanent appointment will be made at the July 12 meeting. Denying Everett Harris' claim for injuries he alleges he received on Clarkson Street in October 1987 because there were no witnesses to his accident. Kurt and Connie Chudomelka's request to display articles for sale on the sidewalk in front of Dime Store Days, 109 E. Sixth St., if the merchandise is within 3 feet of the front of the store and is moved inside at night and if the Chudomelkas name the city as an additional insured on their liability insurance policy. Removing parking on the west side of M Street 600 feet south from the north edge of Jackson Street between 6 and 10 p.m. from June 1 to Sept. 1 to alleviate traffic congestion during softball games played at Miller Park. Removing parking on the east side of Milton Road 150 feet north from U.S. 30 until Dec. 1, 1989, when road construction in the area should be complete. Heard the third reading of an ordinice and approved re zoning land Just west of the former SuperValu Supermarket, 16th and Bell streets, from R-2 Two Family Residential to C-2 Highway Commercial, subject to payment of liens owed the city for weed mowing on part of the land. Continued a resolution to combine several lots at 16th and Bell streets into one to make way for a new supermarket because one landowner Vlcker's Petroleum Corporation has not completed negotiations with the proposed developers and has not signed the application for the lot combining. Third reading of an ordinance and approval of a sidewalk improvement district for certain sidewalks In the central downtown business district and a resolution to CINEMfAlIII) Tonight st 8:00 p.m. HELD OVER TONIGHT 8:00 tMeOanftCMasOOPOram STARTS FRIDAY 7:0L:15 CHEW CHASE i m HELD OVER SIXTH BIG WEEK IPgI A paramount CTU TONIGHT 8.-00 Drive-in From Page A1 Morton also manages the Cinema 3 Theater; at 700 E. 23rd St. He has been entertaining Frejnont movie-goers foi38 yeafs, one less than the age the drive-in. In 1950, Morton ws recalled for a year of . active service during the Korean War. Mark Kitzelman, a drive-in doorman from 1974 to 1980, said the closing will be a loss to the community, The drive-ins closing, he sid, reflected a continuing interest in family entertainment. Now a family can stay home and watch a movie on the VCR without all the inconveniences heat, rain or bugs and invite friends over or stop the movie if they want, Kitzelman said. Drive-ins also have to compete with the massive cinema complexes. People now have choices of six or eight movies at a single location. Ji Facts From Page A1 the idea that video cassette recorders hurts drive-in theater attendance. They say that VCRs also would affect the indoor theater business, which is booming. Teen-age population is shrinking. Traditionally, the majority of drive-in patrons are teens. Land values are soaring. Ol-terf, Selling the land to a developer is more profitable than maintaining the drive-in. direct the public works director to order repair of various sidewalks, and assess It to the property owners, if they do not have the work done by Sept. 1. Second reading of an ordinance that would allow fences in public right-of-way if they meet certain criteria. Continued the third reading of an ordinance to rezone the south 700 feet of the east 800 feet of the southeast one-fourth of the southwest one-fourth of section 9, township 17 north, range 8, east of the 6th prime meridian (land on the north side of West U.S. 30 near the Fremont Municipal Airport) from agricultural to 1-2 heavy industrial because no development plan for the land has been presented to the city. Authorizing the mayor and city clerk to sign an agreement with Burlington Northern Railroad Co. to construct a sewer on Schneider Street near the railroad crossing. Authorizing the mayor and city clerk to sign an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration to provide joint electrical service for new landing directional lights at the Fremont Municipal Airport and to accept and tentatively award the bids for the lights for $27,983 to Kayton Electric Inc., of Holdrege. Payment No. 2 for $3,123 to Goree Back-hoe k Excavating for a water main project at 12th and Roxe streets. A resolution approving plans, specifications and a cost estimate and granting permission to advertise for bids for 1988 sanitary sewer replacement work. A resolution allowing Standard Distributing Co., Inc., to eombinfe several lots at or near 601 E. Dodge St. into one lot. A resolution allowing Bobby Lee Hopp to subdivide a lot into two in Washington Heights Addition. .A resolution permitting Sawyer Gas n Wash, Inc., Helen Irene Huntington, Ronald J. Sawyer and Judith A. Sawyer to subdivide a lot near 19th and Bell streets into two lots. Heard the First reading of an ordinance to rezone the east 32.3 feet of lots 4, 5 and 6. block 2, Falrlawn Addition, at 19th and Bell streets, from R-2 Two Family Residential to C-2 Highway Commercial. Heard the First through third readings of an. ordinance change and approved it to permit advertising signs at public and semi-public facilities as permitted conditional uses, non-conforming uses or part of planned unit developments and approved addition of a digital message board on top of the score board at Military Memorial Park Football Stadium. A resolution authorizing the mayor and city clerk to authorize quit claim deeds for vacated Pebble Street from 19th Street north to Fairview Addition. Resolutions levying liens on property at 405 S. Broad St., 1742 E. Fifth St. and 1200-1202 N. Somers Ave. for weed mowing. A request to cut weeds at 707 E. Dodge St and assess the cost to the property. ENDS TONIGHT "RED HEAT" THIRD WEEK Bull A Major League Love Story in a Minor League Town. 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