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August 5, 1981     Mercer Island Reporter
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MERCER ISLAND REPORTER, Wednesda,A st 5, Page A2 Forthcoming meetings: UTILITY BOARD will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Aug 5, in the Community Center at Mercer View to discuss water and sewer revenue and expenditure reports and other related utility busi- ness. PLANNING COMMISSION meeting scheduled for tonight, Aug. 5. has been cancelled because it lacks a quorum. CITY COUNCIL will meet at 7:45 p.m. Monday, Aug 10 at the Community Center at Mercer View to discuss an appeal of its decision on a dock length extension requested by Frederick Rogovy and Edward Rock; to hear Utility Board recommenda- tions with regard to the comprehensive water report prepared by CH2M Hill, which recommends some $9 I million in improve- ments: and to discuss other unannounced and routine matters. Recent action: SCHOOL BOARD on July 30 approved the reappoint ment of Jim Radcliffe and Paul Dendy to the fiscal committee: approved the funding of one full-time equivalent staff leader for the stu- dent learning objectives project: approved the appointment of Dorothea Roberts as administrative intern at South Mercer Ju- nior High: approved the reappointments of Dr. Alfred Skinner as school physician and Christopher Hirst as legal counsel for the 1981-82 school year; and approved the retirement of teacher Lawrence Barich. f Ken Kamel and Brian LOGS direct a Mercer Island Department of Public Safety diver to the spot where they think their companion, Nel )ort High School athlete David Zeller. 17, disappeared. Story is on page A1. (Photo by Jim Halfas) There already is ample recrea- Aladerson said the opportunity for law enforcement representatives able behavior" there, according to tional opportunity for Mercer Is- kids to help one another and learn said community problems with the report. land teens, concluded a recent to copewithstressesseemedmorerestless teens had somewhat sub- An effort to raise awareness study by the city's Recreation, important to respondents thansided. An anti-loitering law, aboli- about vandalism has resulted in its Cultural and Social Services more recreation, lion of incoming calls on the public reduction, as well. Also, the Board. The board recommends and extra policing there during the tires to squelch destructiveness. shifting its effort toward moreAlthough there were not many payphonein front ot the 7-11Store. schools have used positive incen- suggestions to expand teen aetivi- summer months have reduced ju- Another suggestion was classes counseling programs in the sec- ties here, Anderson welcomes venile crime at that location, for parents, rather than ways to ondary schools. Peggy Anderson, board mem- more input from those with differ- fill their children's time. ber. conducted an informal survey ent views. A few isolated ideas There still ts a congregation of Those with more suggestions of adults and teens from May gleaned fromthediscussionswere "pre-driving age" youth at the should phone Anderson. 232-2765, summer music, art or other con- South End Shopping Center which or another member of the RCSS ( communitythr ugh JUneneedtO seeforifmorethereteenageWere a tests in the parks; a "Mr. Bill's produces "a plethora of undesir- board. programs or places for socializ- Place. " like the teen social center ing. Representatives from in the north end of Seattle: more schools" the p iice divisi n' the parentteendiscussi nf rmats: ', l dfi id II } business community and youth or- converting a gymnasium into a S an re aBe a ca s ganizations wereasked, "Is there roller-skating rink: more commu- a lack of teenage recreation on nity events such as movies, street Mercer Island? If so. do you have fairs and so forth: and pressure on 8:37a.m. AidcaJUlYo20~222blk78th--female responded to apartment fire Smell of smoke only No fire; unknown cause ~' with chest pain. Hypertension, high blood KONA is an eight-month-old male collie-Australian shep- herd, paper-trained, very friendly and playful. He would make an excellent watchdog and family companion, and he does not like other animals" invading his territory. Kona awaits adoption at The Humane Society, 13212 Eastgate Way, Bellevue. where telephone is 641-0080. 100 oz. Bars .75 over Spot Kruggeran s 6.3% over Spot GOLD & DIAMOND EXCHANGE 464-7086 HRS 10-5 400 Bldg. Suite 306 400 lOBth NE. Bellevue any suggestions?" the school board to allow free use The eoncensus was that "'a vast of gymnasiums for "open-gym" pressure Transported to Virginia Mason July 25 9:lSa.m.Aidcall:3000blk78th--female 5:,~Z p.m, Aid call: Luther Burbank -- majority of Mercer Island youth programs after school hours fell onto pavement. Lacerations and abra- maLe fell off dock. Pain in back and ankle sions to face. hand and elbow Treated and Possible fractured leg. Transported to are overloaded with activities, Some merchants and juvenile released Owrlake jobs and outlets for extracurrieu- 10:40 a.m. Fire call: 6500 blk 82rid -- re- lar programs," and that the spondedtosmeliof smoke Found aquarv S.08p.m. Aldeall: EastSeuttleScbool-- "hang-around" group prefers un- Seattle Summerun um heater plug overheated. Burn mark on male fell from skateboard omo beck. Tim- rug. Advised to have plug changed, derness to back and hip. Transported to structured activity and probably before Seafair Friday ,I:30a.m.Aidcall: 9700blkN. Mercer-- Overlake. would not take advantage of new teen centers or activities, male stung by bee. Dizziness. difficu|% The most popular suggestion Radio KING and REI Co-op are breathing. Transported to Overlake July 27 II:44a.m.Aidcall: 3200 blk Lexington -- 2:58p.m. Aid call: 3000 bik 78th -- male was to extend the high school's sponsoring the Seattle Summerun, three day old female with difficulL~ cut bottom of foot on rocks at beach. Ban- R&R Place and the "'natural help- a 3.5 mile fun run preceding the breathing. Mucous caught in throat daged and advised to contact physician. ers program" to the junior high Seafair Torchlight Parade, at 6 Breathing restored. Did not transport Transported to Overlake by private vehi- p.m. on Friday Aug. 7. The racel:tTp.m. Aid call : 6400 blk E. Mercer-- cle will start in Memorial Stadium at female with internal illness. Transported the Seattle Center owIngt-U '" the toHarborview. 6:$3 p.m. Aid call: 2500 blk 72nd -- female C :lardale 560-3506 parade route down to Seneca and bitten by rat. Simple bzte, Animal control finishing in Denny Park contacted Advised to contact physician U-PICK SEASON OPEN JUNE-JULY-AUGUST OPEN DAILY CONTAINERS PROVIDED North 405-Exit 22 (thru Woodinville) 16728 Broadway Snoilomilh Registration brochures are July 23 available at REI Co-op, 1525 llth 1O:03a.m.Aidcall: 1-90floaUngbridge-- Avenue. Seattle. No registrations male involved in motorcycle-truck acci- dent. Cut lip, puncture wound to leg Possi- will be accepted at the stadium ble fracture to leg. Transported to Over- lake Runners are urged to get into the Seafair spirit and wear costumes. REI gift certificates will be awarded to the top male and fe- male finishers and to the runner in the most unusual running attire CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED BRIGHTEN SOMEONE'S DAY Our clown delivers Balloon Bouquets or sends any place in U.S.A. WE DELIVER SMILES Please save me l'm not in the Phone Book. CALL 821-3442 Competitively Priced From $20,975 MERCEDES-BENZ TRUCKS Provide You These Exceptional Features: Low Price -- Durability - High Resale -- High MPG -- Comfort - Handling - Excellent Maneuverability. RENT, BUY OR IilU| AT 6715 Corson Avenue South Seattle, Washington 763-2144 Service and sales by active -- the LeSport com:ept. Loehrnann' s Plaza athletes 643-42OO moroer bland tmvol Inc. 282 July 28 6:13 a.m. Fire call: 3000 blk Island Crest -- reponded to sleeping bag and mattress fire. Extinguished 9:10 p.m. Aid call: 7800 blk 28th -- male with possible broken ribs, asthma breath- mg problems, cut to eye Transported to Overlake July 29 5:2T p.m. Fire call: 9100 blk 44th -- re- sponded to fully involved storage shed. July24 Child playing with matches Extin- 1:51 p.m. Fire call: 3200 blk Concord -- guished Mercer Island medic Steve Beltz treats a local accident vm- tim before the injured party is transported for medical care. (Photo by Pat Spak.) $25,000 damage in local collision Three persons were injured and Nelson, 51, Seattle. Nelson report- two ears incurred an estimated edly had stopped in the northbound $25,000 in damages after a head-on lane when he saw the approaching collision at 11:17 p.m. Saturday. Datsun. Aug. l in the 4400 block of West Nelson suffered a lacerated nose Mercer Way. and his passenger, Sally Nelson, According to the police report 44. a broken ankle. Bruce Williams, 24, Bothell. was trateling southbound in the north- Williams incurred facial cuts bound lane on West Mercer Way and his teeth were |oosened. He and his two-door Datsun crashed was charged with reckless driving into a 911 Porsche driven by Albert and driving while intoxicated. INSURED TO $I00,000 Interest Floats with Prime Rate CURRENTLY PAYING ON ONE YEAR TERM For more information, please call a f