Sunday, January 21, 2001

Local Digest

Dead man found in burning vehicle

        Oxford police reported Saturday that a dead man was found in a burning parked vehicle.

        Police identified him as Edward C. Thier, 45, of the 700 block of Millville Ave., Hamilton.

        Police said they and firefighters responded to the blaze on Judy Drive in Miami Mobile Home Park about 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

        The body was turned over to the Butler County coroner. No further details were available.

Man dies after car crashes into tree

               Mark Lindsay, 49, of 7187 Hetzler Road, in Butler County's Madison Township, died late Friday after his car hit a tree, according to sheriff's spokesman Brad Kraemer. He said Mr. Lindsay was alone when his car left the wet pavement on Hetzler near his home, He died at Miami Valley Hospital.

Environment panel elects chairwoman

               The Hamilton County Environmental Action Commission, responsible for initiating county environmental projects, elected a new chairwoman, Ann Gunkel.

        Ms. Gunkel is chairwoman of the Environmental Engineering Technology Program in the Engineering Technologies Division at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

        The commission was started in 1991 by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to address concerns over toxic substances in the environment.

Forum to examine election disputes

               HAMILTON — Two professors will be hosts for “The Incredible Elections of 1888 and 2000,” at 4:30 p.m. Monday in Room 408, Mosler Hall, Miami University Hamilton, 1601 Peck Boulevard.

        Leading the forum will be Susan Kay, professor of political science at Miami University, and Allan Spetter, professor of history at Wright State University.

        The forum is free and open to the public. Information: 785-3251.
        Information: 522-2182.


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