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The Mendon-Honeoye Falls-Lima sentinel. (Honeoye Falls, N.Y.) 1989-current, July 13, 1989, Image 1

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86322-11809 10 720) 0')/04/89 MRNDON PUBLIC LIBRARY l'i MONROI-: ST HONIWYR FALLS NY 1447}. BUU<RATI CAA-ATSORT U.s. POSTAGE PAID ~FIIII,NY \. 34 MENDO~ - nVI~I:V' c rl'\LW - LIIYI\ VOLUME 1 NUMBER 17 THURSDAY. JULY 13.1989 Going for the Gold JoaD treasures time !peDtat home, right, with her pareDts DIck aDd ADua Smith of Hoaeoye raUL Left: .loiii Smldl .,...,. tlees tarpt aboot1na. oae ball the skU .. Deeded to compete In the biathlon. The Remarkable Story olOne Woman's Determination by Bobbie Reifsteck Schoolers. and early on recog- What does it mean to nized Joan's potential. Through devOletheprimeofyouryouth to the yean she has been the conti- dreams of Olympic glory? Ask dant and publicist, eager to assist Joan M. Smith, attractive blonde with progress or problems, the daughler of Dick and Anna Smith rmt person 10an calls.after each of 350 Monroe St, Honeoye Falls rerum home. Dennis Downing of and watch her face glow with the the BiaIhIon Club in Ithaca ~ answers, as applied to her own very helpful with the basic strat- life. At 22, Joan is a prime candi- egy of shooting, espccia1Jy as date for a slot on the women's combined with Nadk skiing. And Biathlon Team (recently S8DC- always, there is the love and fi- tioned by the U.S.), to represent nancial suppon or 1oan's imme- her country at the '92 Winter dia1e ramily. Olympics in the Prench Alps. She By the time 10an en- has been geoeraUy heading in tcrcd High School she was seri- that direction since 4th grade. OO8ly competing in Non:Uc ski Define Biathlon: \Run mc:c:IS, exhibiting a natlI'al SlrCngth as fast and long as you can; then and coordination. She won the sit down and thread a needle\ is Biathlon Gold Meda181 the New the humorous reply. The dic- York Empire Games inallfouro( tionary labels it a contest involv- her high school years. In 1985, as ingcross-countryskiingandrifle a 17-year-old, she became the marksmanship. You carry your youngest member ever named to gear on your body. Each race can the NatiOOaJ Biathlon Team. Joan be 7.5 kin or 15 kin, and the woo thecombinedNonh Amm- rounds of target shooting at SO can/National Championship that meters involve two or (our sta- same year, and rWized she had a dons, in prone or Slanding posi- speCial gift. In 1988, she made the lion. Joan thinks she bas been World Cup Seriea (an ongoing skiing since she was perhaps five winter circuit), competing in It- years old, although she didn't aly,Germany,AIlStria,and Nor- seu1e into a routine until she was way. Ranked 4th at the tryouts, nine. The concept of combining she raced in the World Otampi- martsmanship\with skiing fired cmhip in Pnn:e (an annual CYCnt. bet imagination the fiJSt time she equivalent to and replaced by the witnessed this eveot81an Empbe Olympic Games every 4th year). games weekend. Sbe bad shot No alhletc bas every- BB guns with bet older btotbers. dUng come up fOSC3. In February and figured she could handle:n 1989, entering the World Cups in long rifle exercise as wen. Germany, she rank.c:d second at . RuthHaycsofYorkSL UY-OUlS, one of CWO women to bas been Joan's primary 1DCDUlr. qualify. During that competition., She developed a ctOSHOUDtry Joan hit an icy parch on the 1rai1, ski pogmm {(r ManerIDl MWJc . saiJed offinlO abc woods, broke a pole and a binding on her ski, and sevcral chooks fnxn her rifle SIOCk. Ignoring her physical Shatines.1, she completed the course llSing one borrowed ski, two (eet longer than her own original one, (rule: you must finish with one of your starting skis), Later, stripping off her suit, she dUcoven:d a large puncture wound in her lelt shin, rrquhing several sblChcs, nIthoogh she'd had no idea she'd been injured. Joan traveled to Austria (or the lSkm World Champion. ship race, determined to over- come the physical and psycho- logical problems of the week before. Still later ,she took rourth place out o( over 40 entries, rep- resenting the USA and Nazareth College at World Univenlty Gamea in Bulgaria. Por the rant time, the schedule was slightly more rewed, allowing the com- petilOr! to absorb some of the cultlin': II'Jd mingJc with the k>wm- people. Lest you think Joan Smith is a ~ ath- lete, there are ocher (acets of her which need an overview: in high school she was occ:asionaJly i~­ spired as a poet, and carries IIWld the world leucrs from friends and philosophical expressions wbkh sustain her goals. Woodworking is a hobby she thoroughly enjoys; she refmishes cabinets and furni- ture for friends in exchange for room and board. She bas played the saxOphone for years; jazz is her favaile C8Itgory. As a young- ster she found school diffICult, ContlnUfld on ptII(18 2 35 t copy S 12.50 year Lima P(anning BQill!L Keppler Subdivision Rezoning Discussed Member! of the Town of Lima Planning D08n! worked on a heavy agenda at their meet· ing of July S. Be.'1idcs rtp(X1.'J (rom the Code Enforcement Orncer and the Zoning Boord of Appea/!l, the board also met with repn:&Cnta· tivesoftheCulliguo Company to di.!cuss the Keppler subdiviltion on Route !SA ju.'It south eX Caby's Collision. A sketch plan showing three lou on seven and one half acres with one cnlranCe from Route ISA, Wl1.'l dlsc\WCd. 'The fU'St lot, housing a 3200 square (oot building. would be devel- oped Immediately; the other two at a later date. The buUdlng, set back f'urther than the required minimum or 80 feet. would in- clude space ror a 1200 square foot office with the remaining nrca devoted 10 a warchou.'Ie. Since the II1nd in qUC5- tion is currently zoned agricul- ture, wning would have to be changed 10 highway busineas. One or the problems encountetc:d b that a wedge shaped piece of land about two acres in sju; between the north border of the proposed development and Corby's may not be contigUOUJ 10 me Corby southern propeny line. If thai provea to be the ca.1C. it would present a checkerboard zoning; Corby's business; wedge of land. agricuhunal; proposed CuJJigan development. business. Owner- ship of the wedge will have 10 be further checked. The boonS n:conlDlC'Jldcd that the Culligan people begin the process for relOning and the boon! will wort on II 1\.. 8000 8.1 ~.ible. In other bu.,inca.\ Druce Dock and Bob Topping, repre- SUllativcs of the S. W. Auoclates Subdivl'lioo, di,'lC:lWICtl their plnn' for a len lot subdlvl,lon on 8.3 acres of land bordering Idc:soo Rood. The property l. now on water. the land petb well but II wOldd be nccc:s.wy to use Indi· vidual septic tank. •. Since this Is only In the early planning ltages, dlJCU.1· slon centered on conngul1luon of rOlt, description of homes Alld dc:dlclldon of rood.t. Planner Don Dartold suggcsted that !he bulld. Ct3 present another map and abo dillCuss with the Town Boord it.'l feelings on rood dedication. Abo repnling rood dedication, members o(!he Plan· ning 800nJ It8f'CCd that If1cy wooJd like the Town Board to make I (ormaJ resolution to dedicate Doran Lane before they proceed any further with plans (ot a minor subdivision on thai road. This rew.c.1O the prop- erty owned by John Payne who would like to divide It InlO three lots. Andy Mauhcws, who plans on moving the house ncxtlO the Uma Diner, Is intereSkd in the most WICm iot HF Trustees Open Bids On Fire Apparatus by Suzanne Auburn The July S meeting of the Honeoye Palls Village Board orTrustecs wasca1Jed lOordc:l81 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Mary Louise MeiscnzahL The fUll order of busineas was to open the bids on the ISOO gaUon pet minule fire pumper appcuaws. Bids wen: n:cdved from SWord Co. 01 f.a1t Syracuse. R.D. Murry Inc. 0( Hamburg and P.M.C., Inc. of Westflcld. The bidt were rd'c:rred to the fllC dcpanmenl truck commiuec and Mike Tobin, vil- lage a.uomcy. ror review and recommendation. rile departmem (hiel Tom McOory requcstedan infor· mal meeting with the villaSC trustees to ctiscuss future pbns for the Honeoye Palls Pire De· panment, future planning and growth of the community, reo placement of the ladder truck within the next live years. and dilfcrtnC truclc pun:hasing opcb1s. ReprdinS ICtion on the proposed Loca.ILaw No.4, the shailr s dcpartmcnC reviewed !he proJXl8aI and commenced th81 the law WIIS wriuen too broadly. Harking bIc.k to the old adage that one should POt use alholgun when a sling shop would do, Mr. Tobin .ugealCd that 1M law be rcwrillen as a preamble to a JIAl. ure. It could then be pauc:d as a simple law swine that no gaso- Ilne station shall opetIIC between the bouts (j( 11;00 pm. and S:3O Contkluod on PIIf1II2

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