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The Press. (Cortland, N.Y.) 1972-1990, October 09, 1987, Image 2

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: 1 1 R ! ! · r ~ ·: ·c 1 ( : r 1 ! ,. > • ~ :o ) ~ ~ , ! : , 1 . , TWO/Tite Press/Friday, Odoba' 9, 1987 NEWS BRIEFS International- Iraq vowed to avenge an Iranian missile attack on Baghdad that killed or wounded ''many civilia.ns,\ and a Cypriot vessel raided by Iraq blazed out of control in the Gulf. The U.S. Navy meanwhil~ said the pilot of a Marine helicOtpter that crashed in the Gulf Sunday was listed as missing. Three other crewmen were rescued. , Me;1nwhile, the Senate, frustrated by the Gulf situation, gave unanimous approval to a bill that would ban all U.S. trade with Iran. The House was expected to approve a simillu measure in a vote Tuesday. International - Soviet human rights activists announc- ed yesterday the creation of a Moscow branch of the lnter- natiol'lal Society for Human Rights, a Frankfurt-based orgar.ization with branches in 20 countries. On Monday night, Soviet Foreign Minister Shevard- nadze lleld an unexpected street meeting with about 200 peopte demonstrating for equal rights for Soviet Jews. Local Jewish leader Pedro Scolovsky said Mr. Shevard- nadze told him \there now is a political opening and that he h~pes the problem [with Jews in the Soviet Union] can be solved. Int-ernational - Hosni Mubarak, who was running unop:pmed, won a second six-year term as Egypt's Presi- dent by a sweeping majority of 97.12 percent in a national r referendum, the government announced Tuesday. Referendum supervisers said voter turnout at the more than 23,000 polling stations nationwide was exceptionally high. at 88.47 percent of thQSe eligible. ln the last national vote, to elect a parliment in May, the turnout was about 50 percent. M11barak was first elected President days after Muslim extremists assassinated his predecessor, Anwar Sadat, at a paracle in Cairo in 1981. · National - A major earthquake, registering 7.0 on the Richter scale, occurred Tuesday in the South Pacific, 250 miles south of Western Samoa, the Pacific Tsunami Warn- ing Center reported. The U.S. geological survey reported the quake as measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale on the Soufh Pacific island of Tonga. S(llokesman Don Kelly said survey scientists estimated- that the quake occured about 200 miles southwest of Pago Pago in American Samoa, just after midnight. No damage reports had been received as of Tuesday moriling and nq tidal-wave warning was issued. NCJ.tional- The Environmental Protection Agency an- noullced new water pollution standards Monday that it said could force the closure of up to 61 plants in the orgct.nic chemical, plastic, and synthetic fiber industries. According to one new rule, water supply systems must notify their customers about any amount of lead in the water and its health effects. Systems have been required in tile past to notify customers only if the levels exceeded the federal standard. National- The Florida House and Senate approved different bills to close a loop-hole in a new gun law that all~wed Floridians to openly carry sidearms. 'Lhe bills, which passed unanimously Monday, would reinstate an 1893 law forbiddng the open carrying of guns that was voided by the new law. 'the new law was intended to make it ~sier to get lice-nses to carry concealed weapons. L()c.al - James H. Sarvay has been selected to receive the 1987 College-Community Appreciation Award pres.ented annually by State University College at Cort- lancl. Sarvay will receive the award at a luncheon in Corey Uni.,n on Oct. 16, as part of Homecoming/Community Weekend at the College. SUCC President James M. Clark said that the award is designed to recognize people \who have demonstrated a high degree of interest in the College at Cortland and who hav€ participated with the College in programs and pro- ject=! that directly benefi\t the campus.\ Clark added that the award is a \way of saying thank yo11\ to persons who have assisted SUCC in a significant manner. \We believe that the individual efforts of persons selei!Cted for the award reflect most positively on the spirit of college-community cooperation that is greatly ap- preciated by students, faculty, and staff members. ~arvay is president of Sarvay Shoe Company, Inc., whl.cl1 w~ recently relocated from 13 Central Ave. to 50 M~n St. ·~ Cortland. The s~oe company has been a family bu&:mess smce 1893 when It was founded by his grand- fatlner, Merton E. Sarvay. Central Avenue was the store's onl, location until the recent move. \tlis. space is reserved for corrections and ·. el•~fieat~ons. Any ~Jstakes in the p_aper should. be_ ~epnrted to the. editor ot The Press by calling 7$j~~803. > ,!·, The Department of Theatre presents ARISTOPHANES' LYSISTRATA Translated by Douglass Parker Directed by james C. Palmer Costumes by Joseph R. McFate Setting by Howard Lindh Lighting by Daniel Veaner O<T 21-24 at 8:15PM Dowd Fine Arts Theatre State Univer~ity College at Cortland T1ckets: $5.00 General Public $4.00 SUCC Facility/Staff $3.00 SUCC Students Dowd Fine Arts Box Office open 11 :30-1 :00 PM. October 19-23 or call753·5719. Tickets on sale at the door. . WARNING: '-.. ·. Strong language, sexual content, part1al nud1ty. ad~lt '!>ltu.lllon~. lr, ·:·1. ·. ,,! -,·· ... it·Jlt Life ,md rltl ·'Itt, l' ,,t l~t\· L1k The 7th annual Alcohol & Drug Education Faire A Festival of Choices . . . , an event designed to promote responsible drinking, alcohol alternatives and drug awareness education. Wednesday, Octo6er 21, 1987 12 noon .. 5 pm, Corefl Union Lobby SPECIAL EVENTS: )':( Free helium balloons ).\r Breat ftalizer demonstration * Films & videos - . . * Non-alcqflolic ·fN.vtrage sampliHa ~ Free dis,trihulidn cf l'ducalionai lih't£1!11\' • 1.( Cueit speakets . .' · . .. '! Rep;r~ntat'iiJ~s (l'om· etJ/Iegr. l(llllllll .md .shU~ offices· ag~H~il's. · ] cl (( cl Sl cl n Sl d d q a: ti L tl n C4 C4 ec u p J! Y4 cc ((I a• IT ir R a G s s gl le {( u p II 1.:• 'p n p u b p 0 ( (

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