( Netmen Capture Third Straight SUNYAC Title

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October 13, 1981
Netmen Capture Third Straight SUNYAC Title
Rob Karen won his match as Albany captured their third SUN V A C Championship In as many tries (Photo: Sue Mindich)
by Michael Carmen
Following a successful week o f
tennis against Hamilton College
Massachusetts, A l b a n y Slate
travelled lo Rochester to play in the
S U N Y A C Championships. The
Danes surprised no one , including
their coach, as they romped to their
third consecutive conference championship.
" I expected a Utile tougher light
from llinghamlon, but we're a
veteran team and the guys came
iluough c v c r y l l m c , " slated Dane
coach Bob Lewis.
Albany net men reached the finals
in all six singles' divisions. The only
loss occurred when the tournament's number one seed, Harry
l.evine, dropped his finals match lo
the University o f Buffalo's entry,
Russ Tringall, 7-5, 6-3.
"l.evine played very well lo Ihc
finals. The Buffalo player was extremely g o o d , " said Lewis.
The Danes' second seed, Dave
Ulrich, started the winning (tend by
volleying pasl B u f f a l o ' s Paul
Clvildy, 7-5, fi-.l. Ulrich was behind
3-5 in the first set, but started playing a serve and volley game to take
the last four games o f Ihc first set
and then the match.
Fred Gabcr also found himself in
trouble as he dropped the first set
3-6 and then Icll behind in Ihc second set 1-4. Bui Gaber would nol
die and began " h i t t i n g o u t " to grab
five straight games in the second set
to overtake Paul Ter/ano, 6-4.
Gabcr, having taken Ihc moment u m , gained his third S U N Y A C
championship, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.
losses of concentration. He docs
have the a b i l i t y , " said Lewis.
i n the doubles' competition the
Danes look one of the three matches. Lcvine and Gabcr defeated
Jim Clarke and Paul Eicholz of
Binghamton, 6-3,6-1. This victory
clinched the championship for Ihc
Dane netmen over second place
Binghamton (24 points) and Ihc
University or Buffalo (20 points).
Lcrner and Ulrich, playing late in
the match, losl their final 7-6, 6-3.
" T h e y played a very good
Binghamion team. Aftci losing the
first tiebreaker they had an obvious
letdown," stated the coach.
Rob Karen continued the Danes'
quest for a lillc by defeating
Binghamlon's entry, 6-0, 6-3.
"Karen peaked for this tournament
after playing well throughout the
The final match of Ihc day provweek," evaluated Lewis.
Dave l.erner, who also had a ed lo be the firsl match where
good week preceding the tourney, , Albany players didn't reach Ihc
finals. Karen and Hcatltt.il losl in
gained his third S U N Y A C crown,
(Ideating Binghamton's
Barry the semifinals to Binghamion, 7-6,
Goldberg, 7-6, 6-3. Lcrner has been 6-2.
The S U N Y A C Championship
having an excellent season, compilproved lo the Danes that they had
ing a 10-1 record.
Albany completed their perfor- been very well prepared and on lop
mance in Ihc singles competition as of iheirgames entering the tournaRuss
h i s ment,
On a personal note, Lewis' son
challenger, 6-2, 6 - 1 . "Russ gol his
game logelhcr for this lourney. He T i m Lewis, playing for Potsdam,
has been very erratic and has had fell to l.evine in the second round.
State University of New York at Albany
unheralded Colby 10-3 tin Sill in*
day, but Albany was more convlnefng. The Danes shut down the
I'ourlrwtiled offense in Division I I I ,
rouiinj.'. undefeated Ituffido .12-0 on
University Held.
T h e v i c t o r y was m a i l e d ,
however, by I he loss o f quurierhnck
Tom Prat I for ihc season. Pratt left
ilie panic in (he fourth quartet with
Knee Injury Downs Pratt;
May Be Out for the Year
by Marc Haspel
It had the makings to be one o f Ihc most satisfying Dane victories of
the season. Salurday's 32-0 shellacking ol Ihc Buffalo Bulls was exactly what the doctor had ordered to lift the Danes ul'lcr the previous
week's loss to Union.
The Danes were winners, but on this day Ihey suffered perhaps an
even greater loss. Thul was Ihc loss of their fine starling quarterback
junior T o m Pratt.
W i t h 9:05 left in the fourth quarter, Pratt went down after throwing
an incomplete pass under heavy Buffalo pressure. Prall was helped o f f
the field and spent Ihc remainder o f the game being attended lo in Ihc
A medical examination has since determined that Pratt suffered a
second degree sprain o f the knee, l i e has had a cast placed on i l , which
is expected lo remain there from three lo five weeks, according to
trainer Jack Koelmel.
Ironically, Pratt's injury struck during his finest hour as a Dane. A l
Jhe time o f his injury, he had rushed 18 limes gaining 65 yards and had
completed eight of 15 pass attempts for 155 yards without being intercepted once.
" I n j u r i e s arc a factor of l i f e , " commented head coach
Bob Ford. " N o one enjoys them — coaches, trainers and players."
Unfortunately for Albany, this lime Ihc injury struck the Danes'
number one quarterback late in the game, when for all intents and purposes, the Danes had the game all sewed up. Certainly, the Danes will
miss his services.
" T o m was progressing very well this year. Our quarterback situation was the big question m a r k , " Ford added, " b u t Pratt was developing into one o f the best we've had.
" W e ' l l miss him but life goes on. We'll have lo do the best with the
talent we have l e f t . "
The talent the Danes have left is embodied in iwo 5-11 sophomores.
T o m Kolh gol the call as Pratt's immediate replacement againsl lite
Bulls and the Danes also have Dave Napp available. Both are relatively
inexperienced right now, but as Dane eo-cuptuin Chuck P r i o r i hinted.
aflcr Ihc Buffalo game, they'll get on-lhc-job-lraining fast.
" I t ' s gonna hurl u s , " said Priore o f the loss o f Prull, " b u t we'll nil
have to play mat much harder, everyone else will pick up the slack."
by Howie Pollack
Toxic waste and chemicals in the
Niagara River Drainage Basin arc
more prevalent than previously
believed, according to a new study
released by the New York Public Interest Research Group ( N Y P I R G ) .
The study, entitled Ravaged
River, reveals thai 77 major corporations and their subsidiaries
dumped contaminated discharges
totaling more than 500 million
gallons per day into the Niagara
The three-year-long Investigation, conducted by N Y P I R G staff
scientists Walter Hang and Joe
Salvo, also i'ound scores of landfills
containing hundreds of millions o f
ions o f highly concentrated hazardous waslc scattered throughout the
Niagara River Basin.
Over 380,000 residents of Ihc
Niagara Falls area are supplied witli
drinking water from the basin
found to contain dioxin, Ihc highly
" W e rebounded real w e l l , " said
Albany head football coach Bob
" l i v c r y b o t l y just had to gel their
head back on their shoulders,"
noted Dane defensive tackle Mike
Scully. " W e knew what we had lo
A n d ihey did i l . l e d by an overpowering defense against the rush
and a very .well-balanced offensive
attack the Danes did exactly whal
they hail lo do.
" W e weie so intense,"liastman
said, " W e fell we had lo pul
pressure on the quarterback curly."
" T h e whole defense is playing so
g o o d , " added Scully. " I t ' s like a
big family out there—we're so
Braueaio and co-captain Gerry,
YVicr/hncki relumed to the lineup
lo bring the defense to lull strength.
Once again, though, C'aiilicld led
the way.
" H e was just a piece, o f
machinery. There's no question he
spearheads the point o f attack,"
said Ford.
O n offense Albany was similarly
impressive. The Danes scored on
four o f the six times they touched
controversial chemical found in porations licensed jointly by Ihc
Agent Orange, a defoliant used dur- U.S. Environmental Protection
ing the Vietnam War. In recent
Agency ( E P A ) and Ihc New York
years dioxin has fallen under Stale Department o f Environmental
scrutiny by scientists and Vietnam Conservation (DHC) with dumping
veterans, who charge I he chemical over 250 m i l l i o n gallons o f
has caused maladies ranging from • wastewater into the Niagara each
sterility to cancer.
day. Also mentioned were more
Also found in Ihc Niagara River I linn 700 industries which escape the
were highly dangerous chemicals in- licensing mechanism o f the Nacluding benzene, polychlorlnaled tional and Slate Pollutant and
biphenylcs (PCB's), phenol, carbon Discharge E l i m i n a t i o n System
by d i s c h a r g i n g
tetrachloride, and a series of other ( N - S P D E S )
chemicals suspected of being car- wnslewatei through M u n i c i p a l
Treatment Systems, instead o f
cinogens, Ihc report staled.
The Niagara Falls supply system directly into the Niagara River.
was cited as having I lie most severe
problem. The report noted thai 20(1
yards away from a hazardous dump
where more than 74,000 tons of
chemical waste is buried and immediately adjacent lo a massive
Hooker Chemical site is the
Municipal Treatment Plant lot
The report charged 77 major cor-
by Steve Gosset •
Students in Ulster County got the
right to vote in their college communites this week, following an
agreement by the county board of
elections there, according to A t torney o f Rcoords Lewis Oliver.
Ulster County attorney Frank
Murray had consented to the injunction a day before the U.S.
District Court was scheduled lo rule
on a motion filed last week to obtain an injunction in Ulster County,
Oliver explained.
Is pursuing the case
Dane quarterback T o m Prall (21) may be Inst Tor the season after suffering
a knee injury on Saturday. (Photo: Mark Nudlcr)
the ball in the first half, including a
60-yard punl reiurii by John
Dunham. They displayed a balanced attack, lushed for 16") yards and
passing for 172, bill more impol
Intllly, they varied ihcir plays well.
The Bull defense was o f f balance
lite entire game,
" W e had a good game plan. Il set
us up I'm the pass," said Dane split
end Bob l l i i e n , who made a team
record sis receptions lot 74 yards,
" W e moved the hall as good as
we have," Ford said, " W e did a loi
of things real w e l l . "
Albany moved the ball well from
Ihc stun of the game. Prall guided
the offense 45 yards aflcr the opening kickol'f to the Buffalo 26 yard
line, bin an offensive pass Interference penally stalled the drive,
Tlie Dulls couldn't move the ball,
ami Duiieaiu returned Beinie
Welter's in si punt 60 yunls down
ihc liglu sideline for a touchdown.
" F r o m the corner of my eye I saw
the pursuit |o ilu- left. I just look I
step to the right and took it up ihi
alley. Il was pretty easy," Dunham
Pratt completed a pass to backup quarterback Tom Roth for the
Ivvo-poiiu conversion and the Danes
led. 8-0.
Albany continued where they left
off on llieii ncsi possession. On a
ihird-doivu-and-cight piny from the
Album 38 yard line Prall found a
huge hole anil loped ll> yards on a
keeper, Plan completed a 9-yard
pass io lirien on the left side, and
then again hit the speedy end on a
30-yaul play-action pass over the
middle leaving Ihem oil the Buffalo
Three plays later halfback Rob
Ncaiing jaunted into Ihc end /one
from one yard out. T o m I incolu's
extra point made it 15-0,
On the Bulls' first play alter the
kickol'f, Darren, off to a very shaky
continued on page fifteen
Volume LXVIII Number 30
The treatment plants are intended
lo fillet mil the impurities, bin the
NYPIRCi report delercriiiined that
all ten municipal plants were inadequate and inappropriately designed
lo handle loxie Industrial wastes.
Major corporations charged in
Ihc siuily with contributing to the
toxic waste problem in the area include Hooker Chemical, O l i n .
plHifii: Slur, l l , M , ( t l r l
N j y * J J i ' L ' ' " ' J c e l Coordinator Jane Greenherg
Said the problem may get worse before it nets belter
Union Carbide, General Motors,
and Dul'oitt.
A spokesperson for for Hooker
responded that the corporation is
no worse lliau any other company
in the area and therefore should nol
be held responsible for the problem.
Hung, a specialist in molecular
biology, believes that " t h e first step
should be lo secure and eliminate
Ihc landfills in the immediate
continued on page eleven
Ulster Students Win the Right to Vote
a severely sprained knee (sec box).
The Danes put a lot of doubts to
icsi by playing with the same Intensity thai carried them to victories
ovei liliaca, Southern Connecticut
and Brock pot I before a relatively
Inckliisici performance against
Buffalo's offense had been rated
second in scoring in Division 111
with mi average of 3l) points tier
game anil boasted the lop passing
quiulcrhnck in M a n y Barren, bin
Ihc Dane defense did not seem lo
notice. Albany held Ihc Bulls lo -5
yards rushing, including 13 quarterback sacks. Baneii completed only
15 o f 32 passes with constant
pressure applied by the from foui
of Jim C'aiilicld, M a l l Biancalo.
Jeff Cat one, and Scully as well as
tincbackcis | : d 1-astmaii and Bob
October 16, 1981
Study Reveals Hazardous Wastes
Bull Offense No Match for Rebounding Danes
by Larry Kahn
After ihc Albany Stale fool ball
team was upset by a Circd-up Union
squad last weekend I hey knew they
had a j o b l o do. Essentially, thvy
had to iry l o convince (hi N C A A ,
and maybe themselves, dial last
Saturday was just mi o f f day, a
Union was some help, losing to
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The injunction, which contains
the same provisions as the Albany
County injunction issued last year,
will allow SUC-Ncw Paltz students
and others in the county to vote in
the upcoming election November 4 .
However, the injunction will not
affect Ulster County Board o f Elections' residency requirements, Murray said.
" T h e i n j u n c t i o n docs not
preclude the board f r o m i n vestigating a student's qualifications i f another residence can he
acknowledging thai for now the
Board of Elections is " t a k i n g a
neutral p o s i t i o n " on students,
" T h e Board will lake any applications that have been denied
because Ihc person was a student,
and reconsider t h e m , " Murray
The injunction was a result of a
suit filed on bclmlf of two New
P a l l / .students denied the right to
vote ill that college community.
This brings the number o f New
York State counties which allow
students io vote up to four: Albany
and Ulster by injunction, and
Broome and Onondaga by voluntary agreement.
Among the schools that will have
to wail for next year is SUCCortland, where the SA has waged
a bitter battle with the Cortland
County Board of Elections.
" O n the application it says thai
the student must live there yearround, although there is nothing in
the law that says anything about
year-round residence," Cortland
SA president Bill Thomas said.
The next step in Ihc current case
to w i n student voting rights
statewide is to combine an analysis
o f the "practices and procedures"
o f 18 counties fell to be representative o f lite slate, said attorney
Jack Lester, who is working on che
case. T h i s i n c l u d e s
statements from election commissioners, examining documents and
statistical analysis. The survey must
be validated by a political scientist.
" T h e whole process could take
months," said Lester.
Oliver said he hoped the ease
w o u l d be decided " b y next
September in time for the next election."
Referendum For State Prison Bond is Contested
by Demi B e l /
The announcement by Stale officials Wednesday that the stale
prison population is over 110% of
cell capacity highlighted a week of
controversy over the state's upcoming prison bond referendum.
The $500 million bond issue, to
be decided in November's general
election as Proposition One, is intended to raise funds fot the construction o f three new maximumsecurity prisons. The prisons would
provide approximately 4,000 new
Othet provisions o( the referendum provide funds fot refurbishing
existing prisons and improving
county jails.
The prison bond has become a
highly debated issue. Proponents
contend that the new cells aie
necessary to relieve dangerous and
inhumane overcrowing, Opponents
o f ihc measure claim thai judges
would quickly fill the new cells con-
tinuing the overcrowding, and
much more . cost-effective procedures are available to deal with
non-violent offenders.
The controversy continued this
week with debates and press conferences held from both those
favoring and opposing the bond.
In a meeting Wednesday with
editors of the Albany Times Union
Thomas Cough lin, Commission?)
of Correctional Services, said the
prisonci population in New York
State facilities exceeded 25,000 for
ihc first time in state history. The
official capacity o\ ihc stale's
piisous is approximate^ 2.1,000.
I he Wednesday announcement
was preceded by a press conference
Tuesday by Citizens Party mayoral
candidate l-ied Dusenhuiy, who announced his party's opposition to
the prison bond issue,
" E v e r y o n e in the (criminal
justice) system knows that the bond
issue will not reduce the crime
rate," Duscnbury said. He explained thai mosi of costs were not
mentioned in the referendum.
Figures prepared by Voters Against
the Prison Construction Bond, who
describe themselves as a coalition of
church, citi/ens and criminal justice
groups, assert that Ihc $500 million
is only part of the bond's ultimate
cost. They maintain that when
finance charges ovei the 30-year
payback peiiod o\' the loan are included, the bond's cost totttlS $1.5
Dusciibiuy adamantly opposed
the idea thai imprisoning offenders
reduced the crime rate, l i e said that
the pi ison-based c o r r e c t i o n a l
system circulated offenders between
the prisons and the outside world,
" Y o u rotate them from the street,
lo the prison, to the street, to the
-jails , . . ami that's why it fails —
that's why it's bankrupt."
Dnseuhniy stressed the importance o f alternatives to prison.
"Programs such as victim restitu- " W e do not have choir boys or
t i o n ; probation and community ser- choir girls in p r i s o n - - 70% have
vice are under-utilized, Too man) been convicted of violent crimes."
people — especially minorities and
M c N i f f ' s strong support o f the
low income — end up in jail who prison construction bond was opdon't belong there."
continued on page five
New York State Commission on t'j-V* •
Corrections Chair Kevin M c N i f f exJ^M
pressed his disagreement with
Duscnbuty's position at a breakfast
meeting Thursday of a public administrators' organization. In a
d e b ale w i t h
S U N Y- AIban y
Criminal .lust ice Dean Donald
Newman and Sehcncciad\ County
bxeeulive Robert MeUuiy, M c N i f f
stressed the dangerous overcrowing
in state prisons.
' I must say very frankly that the
situation in many o\ the state
facilites is at a critical and
dangerous p o i n t , " he said.
I ic also expressed doubt that
many prisoners could be released
into parole and community service
programs to ease overcrowding.
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•fciy| m^WLf
Candidate I r i d Dusenbury
Opposes referendum
Reagan Pushes A WACS
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) The extra week President
Reagan is getting to try to salvage his AWACS proposal
in the Senate could yield the margin of victory he needs,
Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. (R-Tcnn.)
said yesterday. "We have a certain momentum. I
haven't seen anyone announcing against It. It's now
winnablc. Several weeks ago, it wasn't," Baker told
reporters. Baker said that the. president's proposed $8.5
billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia even has a chancc-of
winning the support of the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee, set to vote on il later today. Although that
vote is generally expected 16 go against Reagan, Baker
predicted today's committee action "will swing on one
vote." Hours before the Foreign Relations vole, the
Senate Armed Services Committee voted lo endorse
I heir proposed sale or AWACS radar planes and other
armaments to the Saudis. The 10-5 vote was only advisory. "After examination •>• ihc military and technical
implications of the proposed sale . . . lo Saudi Arabia,
Ihc committee concludes thai the sale proposal is in lite
national security Interests of Ihc Unites Slates," a slaleinent by the majority concluded. The Armed Services
Committee chairman; Sen. John Tower (R-Tcxas) lold
reporters llial his panel's vole was nol limed in an aiicmpi lo influence the Foreign 'Relations panel's
Canetti Wins Nobel
STOCKHOM, Sweden (AP) The Swedish Academy
awarded Bulgarian-born wrllei Elias C'aneiii Ihc I'JKl
Nobel Prize in Literature yesieiday "for writings marked by a broad oullook, a wealth of ideas and nillslic
power." The 7fi yeai old Nobellsl, who writes in German, has pioduccd novels, plays and memoirs since Ihc
I930's. One of his mosl well-known works is a mcmnii
from his youth "Die Gurellele Zupge" The Saved
Tongue, published In l"77. Canelli has lived in London
since 1938. Foi a lime he lived in Austria and
Switzerland, where he learned German, the language in
which he writes, lie carries a British passpoii. Academy
sources said Canelli has long been in line fpi Ihc prize.
Cancrri got his literary hicakliirogh in 19.15 wiili the
novel "Die Blcndung" Auiodnl-'c. Me lias published
numerous works through ihc I960's and I970's, including Iravel noics, plays and essays. Translated into
English are "Die Blendung" Aulodafe — or The Tower
of Babel, "Masse und Machl" Crowds and Power,
"Die Pefrlstclcn" The Numbered or I lie Headlined anil
the navel book "Voices from Manakesh." This year's
Nobel Prize ill literature carries a SIKtt.tMM) award. The
18-member academy, which keeps its nominees,
deliberations and soles secret, reportedly was split on
ibis year's decision. The 1980 prize went lo expatriate
Polish-American poet Czeslaw Molsz. The year before
that Greek poel Odysseus L'lylls was honored and in
1979 another Polish expaiiitile, New Yorkei Isaac
Bashevis Singer who writes in Yiddish.
U.S. Sends Two AWACS
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) America's sophisticated AWACS
radar planes patrolled Egyptian airspace yesterday as
President Hosni Mubarak swore in his Cabinet and
ordered the death penally for anyone using unlicensed
weapons. Gen. Ahmed Nasser, commander of the Cairo
West military base, lold reporters Ihc Airborne Warning
and Control Systems planes entered Egyptian airspace at
noon — 6 a.m. EDT — and began patrolling. The
United States sent ihc two AWACS jets to Egypt lo
demonstrate confidence in Mubatak, who replaced
assassinated president Anwar Sadat. Nasser did nol
specify where the jets were patrolling. The state information director, Mohammed Hakki, said the decision lo
send the Airborne Warning and Conlrol System planes
to Egypt was made in Washington under an agreemenl
between the Iwo countries. Defense Minisler Ahdel
Halim Abu Ghazala, told reporters "It's an agreemenl
thai iwo AWACS be stationed here to watch over the
northern, western and southern borders." Abu Ghazala
also said Egypt had advisers in neighboring Sudan training the Sudanese. Sudan's president, Gaafar Nimeiri,
has said lie expects an attack from Libya at any moment. Abu Ghazala said dispatching the AWACS wus
nol related to Saudi Arabia. Because of Israeli Defense
Minister Ezcr Wei/man, who met briefly with Mubarak
today, said he did not think the Israelis would complain
about AWACS planes in Egypi because Egypt was "a
peaceful nation." An authoritative source in
Washington said the AWACS jets would remain indefinitely to help protect Egypt and Sudan. Bui Defense
Secretary Caspar Weinberger said Wednesday il was
impossible IO Increase arms shipments lo both nations at
the same lime.
Military P«U Increased
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) The 2.1 million men and
women in the armed forces arc gelling pay increases of
up lo 17 percent, which President Reagan says will attract "well-motivated, high-quality" people lo the
military. Reagan signed the $4.5 billion measure
Wednesday, making the raises retroactive lo Oct. I.
"Attracting and retaining well-motivated, high-quality
military personnel is a critical element of my commitment to strengthen America's defenses," the president
said in a statement, "This hill will enable us lo do thai."
"For too long," he added, "our dedicated military personnel have been undercompensated for the sacrifices
and family disruptions they have had lo enduic in protecting Ihc freedom of all of us." Enlisted personnel will
receive increases ranging from 10 percent lo 17 percent,
depending upon experience. Officers will receive a 14.3
pcrcenl raise. New recruits, Tor example, will gel a 10
percent pay boost from $501 lo $551 a month, while a
sergeant first class or chief petty officer wilh 14 years
service will gel a 17 percent'false, going from $1,138 a
month to $1,331. The hill also raises from $5000 lo
$8000 the maximum bonus paid for four-year
enlistments in certain critical skills.
"Propaganda" Charged
(AP) President Reagan yesterday
said a "Propaganda Campaign" has beer. la.inched
"llial would have Ihc world believe ihc capitalist U.S. is
ilie cause of world hunger and poverty." But he i ejected
thai idea and said I lie best way lot poor countries lo
achieve prosperity is ihiough free nations boosting llieii
private Investment and inteinaiional uade. Reagan, ina
speech selling the slage I'm next week's inicrnalional
conference In Canciin, Mexico, said ihc United Slates
has done ils pan when il comes lo foreign aid, "Far
from lagging behind and refusing lo do our part, ihc
United Slales is leading ihc way ill helping lo heller ihc
lives of citizens in developing countries," he said. "Free
people build free markets that ignite dynamic development for everyone," Reagan said, citing the United
Slales helps developing mil ions by providing open and
growing U.S. markeis for Iheh products. Americans
buy about one-half of all manufactured goods exported
by non-OPEC developing countries, Reagan said, and
U S , trade barriers are among the lowest in Ihe world.
He added that "No matter where you look today, you
will sec thai development depends on economic
freedom. In his prepared speech, Reagan lold the
World Afrairs Council of Philadelphia: "To listen lo
some shrill voices, you'd think our policies were as
stingy as your Philadelphia Eagles defense." Il was nol
clear what specific criticism of U.S. foreign aid policies
Reagan was referring to. In recent years, there has been
an undercurrent of criticism from industrial and Third
World nations'alike that the United Stales lias not been
doing its share in aiding poor nations. Robert S.
McNamara, the former president or the World Bank,
has frequently complained thai the United Slales was
giving less in aid in proportion to its wealth Ihan any of
Ihc major Industrial democracies and thai Ihe level of
aid has continued lo decline. However, world leaders
seem to have a wait-and-see attitude on Reagan's approach io foreign aid, pending the Cancun summit, and
ciflvd :to focus on Ihe economic lies between rich and
poor nations.
Gov't Attacks "Weakness"
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) A lop Stale Department
official, comparing pacifism In Europe now lo the mood
before World War I), warned today llial Western
"weakness, vacillation and appeasement" will only
heighten chances of a confrontation between the Uniied
Slales and ihc Soviet Union. Assistant Secretary of Stale
Lawrence Eaglchurgcr said Ihe only national cotiisc 1m
Ihe Wcsl is lo acl now "lo make clear lo the Soviet
Union thai Ihclr expansionist policies cannot succeed.
The age of empire has passed." Eaglcburgcr's remarks
,verc prepared for delivery to the Nonh All ic
Assembly in Munich, West Germany, lie chew ti panillel
between the currcni situation In Europe and ihe one
which cxlsicd 43 years ago, He noted tlinl British Prune
Minister Neville Chamberlain had I raveled lo Munich in
Oclober 1938 in search of "peace I'm oui lime, peace
wilh honor," "Within a month Europe was once again
al war," he said. "A combination of rear, wishful
thinking and misguided idealism led lo disaster. Il musi
ncvei happen again." Ilesaid those same scnllmenlsiiie
once again widespiead in Europe stemming finin concern iliiu Ihe United Slales may overdo ils cl'l'mls i i
restore Its milllnry power and face up la Soviet
Return to Returnables
On Saturday, Oelohcr 17, the New York Public Interest Research Group and oilier community groups will
march lo I lie Capital lo show their support concerning
legislation foi reluming in ihc relurnablcs. The clean-up
march will begin at 12:00 noon in front of the Price
Chopper (on Madison and Main) and proceed 10 the
The bill. If passed, would provide Incentive for people
lo slop littering. Each returned bottle or can would net
five cenls each. The legislation would potentially conserve energy as well as taw materials like glass, sieel and
Interested people should inecl at noon on Saturday,
October 17 al Price Chopper or call the NYPIRG office
ai 457-4624.
Humanists Are Higher
According to a recent study issued \ \ the Bell
Telephone system (American Telephone and Telegraph) and Ihc Association of American Colleges, college
graduates who receive their degrees in the Humanities
and Social Sciences have significantly better administrative skills than students in oilier areas.
For example, on a scale from I lo 5, Humanists and
social Scientists scored 3.1 In leadership skills, compared
lo 2.3 for Malh/Seienee, 2.4 for Engineering, and 2.7
for Business majors. Humanists and Social Scientists
also ranked highest among ihc four groups in Oral communication skills, Range ol Interests, and Creativity.
Moreover, Humanists and Social Scientists are promoted more quickly and in larger numbers: according lo
Bell's Managemeni Project Sludy,'Usingasamplcof274
college graduates employed by Bell, 46 of Ihc Humanists',
and Social Scientist, were judged lo have Middle
Managemeni potential, compared lo 26 of Ihc Engineers
and 31 or Ihc Business Majors. After 20 years, 43 had
reached a fourth level oi higher in the corporate hierarchy, compared to 23 of the engineers and 32 of Ihc
Business majors,
To learn more about Ihc career skills thai humanists
and other liberal arls majors can acquire al SUNYA,
and how these can he made attractive lo business, the
Humanities and Fine Arls Advisement Center (HU-117)
will be offering informal career counseling on Mondays,
from 11 lo 12, in collaboration wilh the Career Planning
V i l l i Placement Q'"ee.
Attention All-Americans
The Scholastic Ail-American Search has begun, bill
nobody seems to know about il.
According to President Mark A. Anderson, nol one
single student has submitted an application foi the lall
1981 class.
The goal of the annual Scholastic all-Amcrican Scaicli
is io admii lop students from each community college,
junior college, undergraduate, und graduate school in
ihc country. Students are chosen on Ihc basis ol then
leadership abilities, physical vigor, and intellectual prowess, Anderson said.
-However, il is unclear exactly what sludenls will
receive once their intellectual prowess is recognized.
Sludenls wishing further information are asked lo
send a stamped self-addressed envelope lo the Scholasm
All-Amcrican Honor Society, Post Office Box 237,
Clinton,'New York, 13323.
Make Friends With China
An orientation meeting for faculty and students in
Icrcslcd in spending a year in China on the SUNYAChina exchange program will be Wednesday, Ociohci
21, 1981 ul 7:00 pm. in Humanities 354.
After presentation of basic information on the ex
change, requirements for participation, and application
procedures, Professor Donald Slauffei of the English
Department will speak on his experiences as an exchange
professor at Peking University during 1980-81. Mr.
Joseph Dempsey, who has just returned from a yeai s
siudy ai Fudati University in Shanghai, will also addtess
Ihc meeting, show slides of his slay in China, and ansvvei
SUNYA litis exchange agreements with Peking
University, Fudun University, and Nanking University
in China. Undergraduates receive 24-30 SUNY credits
I'm successful completion of an academic year in China.
For more details contact Prol'essoi Marimnn
October 13, 1981
Albany Student Press
LC Maintenance Fee is Proposed
by Steve Grccnberg
A proposal lo impose a $45 fee
on any group using a lecture center
room on a weekend night is being
considered by the Plain Department, according to Ihc department's Director, Dennis Stevens.
The fee would be used to offset
Ihc cost of cleaning the lecture
center, Ihe hallway, and the
bathrooms for limes when classes
are nol scheducd, Stevens said.
SA Vice President Woody Popper, a member of the SA team
ncgotialing wilh 'Stevens, estimated
thai this proposal would cost SA
approximately $10,000 annually.
Albany Stale Cinema (ASC),
Tower East Cinema (TEC) and Ihc
Inicrnalional Film Group (IFG),
would be hardest hit if the fee is implemented. The SA film groups
each use Ihc lecture centers nearly
every weekend night.
Besides student groups, Stevens
said, university and student groups
use Ihe lecture center rooms.
According to Stevens, lecture
center usage v a r i e s . " S o m e
weekends nearly every lecture
center room may be used, but on
others (the lecture centers) may only
be used by the film groups," he
Stevens began to seek approval of
Ihe new fee a year ago. The Plain
Department Director said he received the final go ahead from the New
York Stale Department of Budget
on May 15, 1981.
Rather than implementing the fee
Immediately, Stevens said he decided "lo hold olT until Ihc fall at the
request of SA."
Currently representatives from
SA as well as other student groups
arc in the process of negotiating
with Stevens. Popper said SA is
drafting a proposal which should be
prcscnlcd lo Stevens in the "near
Also involved in the negotiations
is Dean of Student Affairs Neil C.
Brown, Jr.. Brown said he is involv-
ed on behalf of students and the
university; Like SA, Brown wants
Ihc fee to be eliminated or at least
Stevens admits that part of the
problem is indeed a lack of staff;
however, there is also a lack of
money. And despite both shortages,
there is still "an absolute need to
have lecture halls clean and in good
condition Monday mornings,"
Stevens said.
ASC President Diarmuid Quinn
said thai his group has offered to
clean up in the past but "ihe custodians lold us nol to bother."
Peter Engall,_Presldenl of TEC,
said that his group has also offered
to clean up and has been advised by
custodians that it would not be
necessary. When he informed a
custodian of the proposed charge,
the custodian "thought it was a
joke. He thought il was crazy to
charge sludenls," Engall said.
Engall pointed out the computer
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Dean of Sludcnl Affuirs Nell C. Brown, Jr.
Wauls lo see Ihe fee eliminated or reduced
center is open on weekend nights,
so cleanup is necessary regardless of
whether other groups arc using the
Stevens said he expects to meet
with representatives of SA and
Dean Brown's office soon to continue negotiations and arrive at an
agreemenl. He refused to comment
on the scope of Ihc discussions as
well as any specifics of wlial will be
Remedies to Pre-Audit Problems to be Studied
by Judie I'.isenherg
Deputy Comptroller R, Wayne
Diesel has promised to evaluate and
iry lo resolve problems arising out
of ihe prc-audil program recently
instated al SUNYA and Buffalo
Stale after a meeting wilh sludcnl
representatives earlier iliis week.
The pre-audit program, in which
financial aid and refund checks
must firsl be cleared wilh the
Department of Audit and Conlrol
in Albany before students can
receive them, is only being
simulated in SUNYA. However, 10
out of every 100 disbursements at
"live,"and, according to their SA
President Tommy Babs, some people have ycl to receive their checks. p
Associate Director of Student Accounls Kathleen Wakcnian said her
department has already hired one
lull-lime person for the simulated
prc-audil. When SUNYA goes live,
Wakcnian predicts,"we're going to
require a total of two full-time people" to work on the pre-audil.
The meeting, which included
Diesel, attorney John Dugan, SA
President Dave Pologe, Student
Union member Alan Weincr and
Student Association of Ihe Slale
University (SASU) Executive Vice
Prcsidenl Julia Leavy, was held
because, "We wauled to lalk the
issue over with the people who were
doing (Ihc pre-audil) and make sure
they know ihc problems involved,"
Pologe said.
"We said iliey were causing
delays and ihey were shocked,"
Pologe added.
However, Diesel explained, "We
established the pilot program lo see
if it caused problems. Initially, we
didn't think il would."
Diesel added that Ihe Department
of Audil and Conlrol hadn't ycl
studied Ihe potential impact the prcaudii program would have. He
plans to look into the mailer and
speak again wilh Ihe sludcnl
representatives by the middle of
nexi week.
The students proposed several
alternatives to the present system of
prc-auditlng, Pologe said. These include establishing a cash advance
syslcm, whereby ihc audil would
take place after the student receives
his/her check; giving a staff person
in Ihe university's Student Accounts office Ihc right lo prc-audil;
plum,: l.i.ls Sim
SA President Dave Police
Mel wilh Deputy Comptroller
If you have a
3 . 6 1 C.P.A.
(CPS) In Louisiana, long-lime compatriots like civil rights lawyers and
black college presidents arc feuding
wilh each oilier.
In North Carolina, Ohio and
Missouri, among other slales, Ihc
Iwo historic allies arc barely speaking lo each other.
in Washington, one governmenl
dcparlmenl proclaims college
systems it had condemned as
segregated last year integrated this
or higher and are a
(88 or more credits of which
50 have been taken at SUNYA)
and have not recieved a letter
from Signum lMudis please call
Robert McClain 449*3327
Andrea Seidner 458-9527
Pologe feels the cash advance account is the mosl promising of the
alternatives, but added llial "a lol
hinges on how many mistakes arc
found in Ihe prc-audil."
According lo Julia Leavy of
SASU, Diesel was responsive and
open to suggestions. "Wc were
good at getting across ihe fact that
(here's a difference between refunds
and financial aid checks," Leavy
said, adding that off-campus
students have problems paying rem
and utilities without litis money.
Associate Director of Sludcnl
Accounls Wakeman explained the
difference between refund checks
and whal she terms "exchange
Items such as over-payment or
return of money to a student who
has left Ihc university is regarded as
a refund, Wakeman said. But often
sludenls extract pan of a loan or
grant to pay a bill, and receive the
balance. This "making change
from a check" is what V'akcman
calls exchange checks, and it is the
area in which she feels students will
be hurt Ihc most by Ihc pre-audit.
"The refund checks won't be a
'problem," Wakeman said, adding
lhat'"lhe volume's nol there."
However, she said, all NDSL's,
continued on page eleven
Desegregation Spurs Uproar
sending someone from the Department of Audil and Conlrol lo the
campuses lo prc-audil; or creating
an independent corporation to lake
in lite checks nnd refund (he difference, thereby circumventing Ihc
law which requires Ihe prc-audil.
year. Another government agency
announces it isn't true.
All the confusion and turmoil arc
Ihc result of the Reagan administration's reversal of the traditional activist federal role in trying to
desegregate colleges and universities. Since coming to power in
January, it has abruptly approved
desegregation plans in eight states.
Washington had rejected some of
the same desegregation plans less
State University of New York at Albany
cordially invites you lo attend its
Wed., October 21,1981
Campus Center Ballroom
Come and talk with representatives
from graduate schools
Northeast who will
information on do
aciivi'ision requireme
financial aid, etc
than a year ago. And though some
civil rights leaders have been quick
to denounce the administration's
withdrawal from Ihe desegregation
business, some black college officials — who were prime movers in
bringing college segregation to
Washington's attention years ago
— say they're content with the new
Civil rights lawyer Margaret Ford,
for example, argues the administrating actions mean nothing
less than insuring American colleges
"will remain white and black, and
will never become integraled."
But Dr. Jesse Stone Jr., president
of predominantly-black Southern
University in Louisiana, lauds a recent administration approval of a
college desegregation plan for the
state because it "allows us to have
our cake and cal it, loo."
Louisiana isn't the only state
that, after more than a decade of
bitter litigation, -suddenly has a
government-approved desegregation plan.
Since January, the U.S. Dept. of
Education has at least tentatively
okayed integration plans for colleges in Tennessee, Missouri, West
Virginia, Florida, Ohio, South
Carolina and North Carolina, as
well as in Louisiana.
In the 11 preceding years of the
stugglc, the governmenl had apcontinued on page five
October 16. 1981
Anybody interested in working on State
Quad's production of
Openings arc available
on riLPI BOARD f o r
Please contact Debbie, 7-4770
or drop by room
2001 State Tower.
Anyone interested in
p a r t i c i p a t i n g i n decisions
a b o u t campus f i l m policy
should call:
Needed are choreographer, musical
director, stage manager and
art director.
Steve Gross 457-8087
The MousETi\Ap
Middle Earth is .sponsoring a
iVlbii's Consciousness Raisin;- (iroup
Location: T B A
Paul Stirpe
aony slbany
•Albany State
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the basis of race.
The Fund identified college
systems in len states as
discriminatory, but later added nine
more state systems to Ihc original
In the ensuing hearings and trials,
the accused states were eventual!)
required to develop detailed plans
for desegregating their colleges.
Under the agreements, Ihc stales
would continue getting federal
funds while they developed the
plans, which would have to be approved by Ihc government.
continued from page three
proved desegregation plans in only
four states — Arkansas, Georgia,
Oklahoma and Virginia.
The legal battle began in 1970,
when the NAACP Legal Defense
Fund (which isn't associated willthe National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People)
sued the government to slop funding colleges that discriminated on
continued from front pagi
posed by Newman and McEvoy.
While Newman agreed thai prisons
are "important facilities to imprison (some) people for the rcsl of
their natural lives," he stressed that
prisons are "probably the worsl
condition to rehabilitate in." He
said. "People who go to prison
come out, and worse lhan Ihcy go
Newman stressed communitybased corrections, and admitted
thai the stale would need "an imaginative subsidy system" to help
counties finance these changes.
McEvoy said the slate should
concentrate ils correction system on
Ihc eounlics." The first correctional
experience, and the most impor
tant, is on the local level."
He added dial, "building new
facilities and adding new cells in not
the answer on a county level," and
said llial the Slate Correction Services Department's cooperation
wiih the county jails should be expanded.
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merchandise. Moon never paid for
the shares and never reported them
as taxable income, the indictment
From March 1973 through
December 197), Moon had deposits
of about $1.6 million placed in per'
sonal accounts at Chase Manhattan
Dank and used the deposits for personal and business purposes, it was
During the same years the account earned interest of about
$112,000 which was taxable but
never reported, according to the indictment.
In 1975, Moon and Kamiyama
caused false, misleading and incomplete information to be given to
accountants who prepared Moon's
1974 and 1975 tax returns, it was
Since 1976, at various times
Moon, Kamiyama and their agents,
seeking to impede the tax investigation, caused changes to be made in
the corporate records of Tong II;
prepared false documents, or caused them to be prepared, concerning
the source of funds in Moon's bank
'ccounts, the government charged.
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documents to the government, products from Korea for sale in the
obstructing justice, and four counts United States.
of perjury during the investigations.
Dr. Mose Durst, president of the
The perjury counts stemmed Unification Church, said the church
from alleged false material declara- would issue a statement on the
tions under oath before a federal charges later in the day.
grand jury.
The indictment said Moon was
Moon, Kamiyama, and others board chairman of Tong II and
described as their agents were ac- Kamiyama was vice president and
cused of trying to impede the tax in- chief operating officer. It added
vestigation at various times since that in August 1973, Moon received
1976 by causing changes to be made $50,000 worth of stock in Tong II
in corporate records of Tong II and his wife, Hak Ja Han, received
Enterprises, Inc., a firm they form- $20,000 worth in consideration for
ed to import ginseng tea and other $55,000 worth of imported Korean
L-oniacl Midulc Kartu ui lf>'-j-75b8.
stock he and his wife received in I
trade for merchandise in 1973.
If convicted of the charges,
Moon could be imprisoned as long
as five years on the conspiracy
count and three years on each count
of filing false returns and be fined
Moon's co-defendant was identified as Takeru Kamiyama, 39, of
Tarrytown, N.Y. Besides the conspiracy count, Kamiyama was
charged with aiding the filing of
Moon's allegedly false returns for
1974 and 1975, submitting false
October 16th and 1 7th
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NEW YORK (AP) The Rev. Sun
Myung Moon, founder of the
Unification Church, and one of his
top aides were charged in a federal
indictment yesterday with conspiring since 1973, to cheat the government of income taxes.
Moon, 61, who has a home in Irvington, N.Y., was accused of filing
false personal tax returns for 1973,
1974, and 1975 and failing to report
about $112,000 in interest earned
on bank doposits during those
years. He also was charged with
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make more than 300,000 dollars this
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The tragic plight of Soviet Jewry is a from their past heritage. A party directive
so many people listen fo commercial radio. show. The power of the media should noi
topic that has faded from world concern in in 1970 discouraged employment of any The music is the same and the ads arc be underestimated!
the past few years. Yet Soviet Jews still
obscencl And so, I listen
I know some people who've Iried to gel
struggle against a growing whirlwind of work," including those whose parents are WCDB—SUNYA's radio station at 91FM. trained for these tasks, yd are having
anti-semitism in the USSR, a situation they
Their music is diverse and they alsc.plny hard time doing so.
are powerless to escape from due to Soviet not. A leading Soviet, Vladimir Begun, tunes that I've liked for years. It keeps my
Other than thai, 91FM is still heads
'closed door' emigration policies. The summed up party policy in 1979:
"I don't believe in (total) assimilation. tastes in tune but not in the Twilight Zone. above the obscenity of commercial radio.
emigration concessions granted by the
—Name Withheld Upon Rcguesl
Kremlin in the early I970's have once again There always remains something Jewish in a
Hopefully, 9!FM's news and sports will
been reversed, thus tightening the clamp Jew anyway."
Such a blanket policy of hatred includes improve. The staff docs not seem very amupon Soviet Jewish rights. And they are arc
pleading for your help.
the children of Jews who died on the bat- bilious—somclimes I tune .in for a news,
sities to apply pressure on those involved in To the Editor:
Soviet Jews have been denied basic tlefields for the USSR. Thus, even those this deepening crisis. But the campaign
In a matter of days and week . the vine
human rights since the beginning of a Jews who want to assimilate are denied this relies on your conscicnlous help and supwhether or noi lo oppose ill • sale of
"forced assimilation" campaign In 1948. out of persecution. So what is Vladimir
AWACs will come up in Ilk- I oiiw and
They have been since refused the rights of Begun's advice lo them? "Live quietly and
Each school involved will focus on a Senate, and although last week man ;
prayer and tradition that we Americans that's it!"
The result is often a severe emotional and single rcfuscnik family, lo give a personal pic were sure il would he defeated, Il looks
take for granted. Soviet Jews are denied the
means to express themselves through personal crisis for the Jews involved, dimension to an all-loo-impersonal situa- like Reagan mlghl once again manage lo
Judaism: Most Jewish cultural institutions described by one as "tantamounl to the loss tion. SUNYA's campaign will be for pressure the Senate towards voting Ills way.
in the USSR have been forcibly shut; of meaning of life." Yet each year, more 20-year-old Leonid (Lonya) Brasilovsky, In any case, il will be close,
Hebrew and Yiddish publishing houses and more Jews struggling for the basic- his parents, and his brothers and sisters.
While it seems thai mosl people oppose
The campaign will work in three ways:
destroyed, the type melted; Jews threaten- human right lo escape persecution are being
the sale of AWACs, il nevertheless startles
ed, beaten and jailed by KGB thugs for forcefully denied emigration rights. Jews
me that the sale has its supporters. While ii
publicly expressing the need for Jewish who request to leave face possible loss of make them aware of an outraged Western can be shown thai selling Ihc AWACs is a
employment, political and social ostracism public. A successful campaign depends on very serious ihreai lo our military security,
showing these officials that the plight of and threatens Israel (in addition lo oilier
As a religious group, Jews face more and even jail terms for the ludicrous charges
restrictions than any other in the USSR. of vagrancy (for having no job, since Soviel Jewry will remain an international r.iatiy negative points), Ihc besl urgumeiils
While there are only three functioning rab- ihcy'vc been fired) or hooliganism (for dar- issue. Writing about specific families will offered us by the Rcngan Administration
heighten the personal side of the issue, the focus around vague concepts like, "Well,
bis in all Russia to serve the country's three ing to protest their plight).
achillcs heel of the massive Soviet the AWACs really aren't Ihol good," or
million Jews, there arc no Jewish schools
Although approximatcy 16,000 exit visa
"Well, Ihey can always del Ihc Nlmrod (a
permitted to train more. Unlike the other affidavits arc sent monthly lo Soviel Jews, bureaucracy.
religious groups in the USSR, Jews cannot the USSR, at its peak, only allowed 4,000
—Pressure on elected U.S. officials to br- British inferior version of Ihc AWACs),"
have a central coordinating body, nor can Jews to leave per month. Thai number has ing Ihc situation to their attention. A or even better, "We don'l tram 10 hurl
they produce religious articles necessary for since dropped to below 1,000. Most families clamoring constituency will speak the Saudi pride." l-cn this Idler, I'd, like loadworship. It is also forbidden by Soviel law face up to a seven year wait in Ihc arduous political language: polcntial votes. The in- dress the real reason Ihc administration is
to teach Jewish culture and tradition in any process before they learn of their positive or dividual family focus will outline a clearer supporting Ihc sale: we are selling ourselves
out for Saudi oil. I'h.-n can lie the only
course for Ihc officials.
negative emigration status.
Besides sanctioning the murder of 24 imAt present, there are approximately 2,000
—Finally, personal letters lo the legitimate reason. Sure/j when Republicans
prisoned Jewish leaders in 1952, the families who have completed the process rcfuscnik families themselves will give the in the Senate an- told thai they should supKremlin has recently become a publishing and endured Ihc harassment," only to be llrasilovskys, and others, awareness of in- port the sale because il wouldn't be a good
house Tor rapid distribution of anti-semific refused outright, and have earned the ap- ternational solidarity with their plight. The idea lo go againsl President Reagan, you
literature throughout the USSR. These pellation "rcfuscniks." These Jews face the struggle for human rights in the Soviet must question iliis sale.
mass produced writings ostensibly attack worst plight of all potential emigres. The re- Union has placed a heavy burden on those
The Reagan administration, In Its typical
Zionism, yet Ihey arc merely vehicles for jection of a visa application creates tragic Jews participating. For them not to lose hypoericy, claims I hill selling some ol oui
Nazi-type stereotyping of a Jewish 'non-persons': individuals without any ID hope in the face of government harassment,
most sophisticated niilit.u \ equipment will
"counter productive influence" and the papers, unemployed, and denied governthey must feel the individual support of somehow promote peace, Why? Il has
need Tor a "solution." Anti-scmctic attacks ment services such as housing and medical
those outside the gqtcs.
something to do with ihc "Soviel threat" to
in the government-controlled press clearly
care. Yet these families are forced to remain
Please help the Brasilovsky family and the oil fields....I think It's tiboul lime the,
demonstrate the Soviet agenda of Jewish
in the USSR and suffer the raging hatred.
Ihc thousands of others in a similar plight to administration stopped using the paranoia
hatred and cultural genocide.
This ruthless persecution can and must be win the battle Tor freedom. Visil the Soviet- of the American public lo promote this sale
As a result, the number of Soviet Jews countered by an active worldwide display of
Jewry display this Monday, and contribute and other military-oriented ideas, The
willing to classify themselves as Jew in the
solidarity and concern for Soviet Jewry. the small amount of time it takes to gain for Reagan administration's claim thai Ihc
census has dramatically declined in recent
This Monday, October 19, JSC-Hillel's ex- the Brasilovskys the basic human freedoms AWACs are defensive is completely ildecades. Many intimidated Jews deny their
position on Soviet Jewry, in front of the we live and breathe every day. All il takes is logical; the fact is thai the AWACs can
heritage and cultural ties in order lo avoid
Campus Center, will provide you with an a letter to join the struggle to help eman- monitor an incredible amount of moving
government harassment, yet the Soviel
government, caught up in its hatred, does individual opportunity to help. JSC is cipate Soviet-Jewry from the hate filled aircraft, vehicles, etc. Used in conjunction
notseparateevensuch assimilated Jews organizing a letter writing campaign to I'asp of cultural genocide. Please help with F-15s and other offensive units, the
AWACs are considered by many lo be a
potentially very dangerous offensive
Russian Jews,
WCDB Praised
A Plea For Survival
AWACs Questioi^fT
But the best way lo figure out whether or
not the sale is a valid cause is to put the
good and bad points on a scale: for the bad,
I could go on for pages. Briefly, we're selling some of our best and most capable
weapons to an unstable country and
therefore allowing ourselves to be
blackmailed in the future by Saudi Arabia
("Give us the next batch of things we want
or your AWACs won't be much ol a
secret..."), we're threatening severely Ihc
security of the slate of Israel, one of oui only stable friends in the region, anil mosl importantly, we're telling the entire world thai
wj can and will compromise our mosl
valuable secrets and technologies if we're
simply pressured enough. Now for the good
aspects of, the sale: ??? Where are Ihey???
What do you and I, people living as citizens
in this country have to gain from this' • \ i c
we geiting anything oui of this nous
a V
^ " ' ~ ^ ^ ^
No, Saudi Arabia will continue lis
prices on oil (anyone who chooses It call
their prices moderate oi even remolds fa
is free to do so, 1 choose to Ihink the |>IM
are insane) and will have ihc benefit i
knowing they can pressure us any time the
want/need something, So that's what
comes down io; everj bad point coi
ceivable comes Into mind when thinkiti
about the sale, and die sale has no ltd vat
• •
Get Down
It's your town and it's there for the taking. We encourage you to hop on the bus this week
and take.
Why? Cohoes we like you.
While on the subject of the downtown dorms, It's Interesting to read the debate going in
the editorial pages of the ASP, In which Alumnites are complaining about their mlstreatmet
In general and the ASP'S callousness In particular. They're right on the first point to some
extent, but miss the mark on the second. I suppose the editors would have written a reply
mentioning the editor-ln-chlef, a managing editor, the news editor, two of the Aspects
editors and Ihe editorial pages editor all have lived on Alumni Quad at one time or another. .
But they didn't, which Is why things like "Letters From the Editor" are born.
Finally, have you seen those Charles Touhey for Mayor T . V . spots? Of course they say
nothing about the candidate's qualifications, but they d o poke a great deal of fun at the O l d
Grey Mayor Erastus Corning III. The first frame shows Corning at about age 11 (when he
was first elected) and fades Into a recent shot, in which he looks like a crazed Lloyd Nolan.
Throughout the commercial the voice-over announces that Corning was elected before
television, before space flight, before frozen f o o d , etc. T o Touhey's listings we might add
some of our own: The Mayor's been mayor since before Ziploc bags, optic fibers, ad roller
disco. Before hand-held pocket calculators, Dolby sound, and Jogging suits. A n d , of
course, before Ihe World of Lark Street. Wail a minute, that's silly. But so Is the whole commercial.
See you on Tuesday,
Rob Edelstein
s a result of first Impression,
Erik Nebenliaus was reasonably
sure thai he hated Robert
Pauley's guts. The beautiful thing about
this, of course, was thai Pauley hated
Erik's guls even more. At the end of their
first real conversation, Erik plainly stated,
"Fuck y o u . " This prompted Pauley's
obvious reply of "Fuck y o u . t o o . "
Lark Street grows up and Mike
Corcoran speaks out. Plus photos of
Saturday's Larkfcst. See 4a and 5a.
They didn't even want to know each
other. Unfortunately they were breed lo.
Erik's roommate was seeing a girl who
turned out to be Ihe best friend of Pauley's
girl friend. Erik the freshman and Pauley
the Junior transfer were trying to find new
friends among the 14.000 students at the
school. As they nervously crawled through
the "hello's" thai seem so Important during
those first classes, they carried Willi them
the knowledge that they were enemies.
A daughter
says goodbye,
friends may hello and what the third
man mays Is strictly up to you. See
Young p e o p l e who call
the Young Reptiles,
AD's and the Morons. This
on the Vision
That is until Ihe night Ihelt group dined
.it Sutlers. Etili, being in a rather
obnoxiously Idiotic mood, decided to play
class clown and stuck an entire burger in
his mouth. As he slowly choked lo a near
deatli, Pauley's reaction moved from
liysterical'laughler to on asthma attack.
Both had to be carried back dormward:
Erik to Ihe comforl of a warm bed and a
cold compress and Pauley to Ihe comfort
of a medi-haler.
Units, the
and other
Vpdlke Is back, Galllpoll Is great,
mate. And the staff hurries back for
the low-down on the Jukes. All on
the Vision page.
Is back
weekend on the Diversions page. Of
course there's also music, fun and
games and a new cartoon feature we
are not sure we understand,
think we like.
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Each time we discuss In these pages the revltallzatlon of Albany's downtown, I'm remind
ed of a conversation I had as a freshman. I lived on Alumni this year, and was lounging'
about In my rom one day when the telephone rang. I answered It, as I usually d o , and Inlj
fact still do today.
O n the other end was a young lady I had met in class, calling to say she was going
, down folAlbany High the, next day and would I mind If she dropped by.
" Of course I said yefs), and added that If she ever called me again I would strike her.
If you never lived downtown you probably wouldn't understand my reaction (though II
you knew the girl and ever saw her In a body suit you might). But what angered me was
this: What Is It about those living uptown that they think downtown Is about as accessible as
a country-western bar In Teheran? The nerve of this girl lo think that jusl because she was
braving the trek downtown she deserved an audlencel We're talking a ten-minute bus ride
and this babe thinks she'll need a passport.
The point here Is that we are talking about a ten-minute bus ride, maybe fifteen If you stay
on past the dorms. A n d If you do stay on, you're opening up a whole new world. The world
of Central Avenue. A n d of Washington Park. Of Robinson Square and Draper Hall and the
South Mall. A n d , of course, the world of Lark Street. Worlds as diverse and exciting as
these of larger cities, only with an Intimacy and accessibility that can't be matched by the
New Yorks and Bostons and Montreals.
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" Y o u have serious menial problems,"
said Pauley through a dying wheeze. Erik
let oul a short laugh and then, leellng
particularly bold, let out a short question.
"Why do we hate each other's guls?"
"1 know why I hale your guts. I don'l
know why you hate my guts though,
'cause I'm one helluva nice guy,"
" O . K . . asshole," replied Erik with a
smirk, "I'll rephrase the question. Why do
you hale my guts?"
"1 don't know, it's difficult lo put my
finger o n . " Pauley paused. "1 guess It's
because you're loo happy."
"What the hell is wrong with being
"No one is allowed to be happy when
I'm not happy."
"So then what's eating you?"
Erik sat patiently and listened intently to
(he sum of Pauley's beefs. He had
requested a non-smoking, clean-cut, quiet
business major roommate with a stress on
the smoking part. When Pauley moved In
on day one, he met his shaggy roommate
who was trying to relieve himself of a
hangover with a beer and a joint. The
roommate's second statement was "hello."
His first was, "want a hit?"
"You're a business major?" asked Erik.
"Yeah, why, what are you?"
" I don't know. I'll probably be an English
"Yeah, that's another reason why I hate
your guls."
depression that brought both Pauley a n d
Erik (rom a stale of withdrawn suffering
into one of casual laughter and openhearted discussion. They understood each
"I love her, man," declared Pauley.
"I know. Me too."
"Hey! Y o u stay away from her," said
Pauley with false rage.
" N o man, my girlfriend, ! love my
girlfriend," replied Erik with sarcastic
" O h , right."
They saw each other often and
exchanged stories of hurt, humor and
happiness. They used their time of
Innocence as a time of confidences and a
bond grew, For two years they would
laugh together and. unfortunately, cry
together until they became what they could
consider "old friends." And when Pauley
stood on the brink of graduation. Erik
begged him to slay.
"C'mon man. don't graduate! I've got
two years led. You can stick it out! Fail a
"Sorry, my number's up. When y«i gotta
go. y^\ gotta go!"
But together I hey would remain,
remembering what should be remembered
as well as what is best forgotten. Baring
the cold weather and baring Ihelr souls
they remained old friends and wlntei
companions, Lost in their overcoats and
wailing for the sunset. I 1
Emotional Recluse
Joanne Weiner
e looked a bit greyer and a touch
thinner. I had forgotten how long
it had been since Ihe last time I
saw him. A few more noticeable lines
under his eyes—the eyes that seemed to
get sadder and sadder as time wore o n . He
tried to hide the wear and tear, the
pressure at the office. He always thought
lie was fooling me, hiding behind that
smile. 1 always pretended to be fooled.
He told me everything was fine. He said
work was "lousy, as usual", but that his
backhand was stronger than ever. He was
proud to report that he was jogging a mile
every morning—"It's like meditation for
me." 1 could see he was lonely. I could
sense the desperation for a form of release.
1 iold him not to overdo it and he just
I thought she would never let go! I guess
she didn't want to. It had been a long time
since we hugged and Ihe warmth did feel
great, I didn't realize the void until she
brrught all the memories back. Could it be
"Tradition," replied Pauley, "Business
that 1 was still growing? N o . I guess women
majors are supposed to hate English
do shrink as they get older. Her head
rested on my chest, and I could swear
"Thanks, pal. Go o n . "
mine rested on hers last time.
Pauley told of how he had not been
Her hair was a bit redder, "1 bought the
accepted as a business major because six of wrong color last week," she explained. She
his credits had been denied due to a
said it was a welcomed change. 1 knew she
computer mix-up.
was bored. Time was moving fast and she
"That's not reason to be upset, m a n . "
was si 'tiding still.
said Erik, "that's reason to kill."
We Miked over dinner. I luld them about
"I wish I had II in m e . "
school—brought them up to date on the
Erik's eyes wandered to Pauley's wall.
gossip. They argued over who would dean
He noticed a picture of Pauley Willi his
the frying pan. 1 Just smiled,
arms wrapped around the waist of an
It seems Grandpa was sick and M o m
aubunVhaired girl with a bright smile lo
was pretty worried. 1 did notice her
compliment the one Pauley was wearing
furrowed brow—always a dead giveaway
"Who clat be?" asked Erik
whim she was tense or concerned. It was
"Dal be my gall," answeti I Pauley.
nothing serious, (hough. Mom worries n lot
"Where is she?"
about everyone but herself She was
horn h e r l i ^ ^ ^ getting mlgranes more frequently, but
"Th.il's funny," began Erik, "mine Is 150 refused to see a doctot 1 knew she was
scared, I was, loo,
She said she thought Dad was overdoing
wound In loving thouu,hls and seconds of
It. He was too old for tennis twice a week
and jogging every day. She wouldn't tell
him, though. She didn't want to make him
feel old.
He was aggravated that she wouldn't "
give In. He said they'd been arguing for
weeks and she just refused to see a doctor.
He dldn'l want to push her anymore. He
didn't want her to think that she could be
seriously ill.
I told them I was happy. Classes were
going well, and I loved my job. 1 didn't tell
them that 1 was restless and Impatient. I
didn't want them to think that I was
ungrateful for my education or thai I was
terrified of what my future held for me.
They told me how proud they were —1 just
We watched the 8 o'clock movie. She
slept through the firsl half of the picture
and he chomped on his peanuts through
the second. He had Ihe transistor radio
plugged into his ear so he wouldn't miss
ihe Met game. Every so often he'd scream
out an expletive and he'd wake her up. He
got frustrated when ihe Mets didn't play
well. She'd just smile.
We fought over the Arts and Leisure
section, He consented In read Sports firsl
i\\u\ she gave in to the crossword puzzle I
picked up my Economics hook to avoid
the quarrel, so no one read Arts and
Leisure. We all smiled.
I got into the car and took a deep
breath. I didn't want to look up again I
didn't want to see llieni wave. His eyes
looked too sad and her brow looked loo
furrowed. I wanted to run back lo them, lo
hold them and never let Ihem go Bui I
knew I couldn't do thai.
I knew that I'd make them smile When I
come home next time they'll smile. At
graduation they'll smile. When he curses
she'll smile and when she complains about
the tennis, he'll smile.
I turned the corner and pui on the radio.
One more deep breath. Through the tears.
I managed to smile, i I
World Report
Hubert -Kenneth Dickey
All things work together:
I liaue watched litem reverting.
And haue seen how theu jlaurlsh
And return again, each to his roots.
ncounter Is Just a brush wilh fale:
no real need exists for worry.
Always lurking close lo the
surface, fear finds its way into our hearts.
Of what? Or of whom? We rarely, if ever,
know the answers to these questions. The
hope of the future seems a tide to resolving
these fears.
The constant pressure to be here now
forces us all to burn Ihe Illusions from our
consciousness. In ways that are more alike
than we would first imagine, we each try to
move away from ihe pulsating mass of the
facts of life.
In the next room a "muffled" conversation is taking place, I try to recall
the Japanese ail ,,( "not hearing." Today,
I'm about as successful as I have been In
the past.
It seems (hat the two people Involved
are either unaware or uncaring of my
presence. Either way I'm still able lo
eavesdrop, so 1 do just that.
" I don't want you going out with other
people." a hlyh pitched female voice
screams across Ihe room.
A tenor or perhaps baritone voice
replies. "Look, you don't own me, I'm nol
your son or your husband, so back off
belore I blow Ihls scene altogether."
" Y o u can'l weasel out of a relationship
with me."
"Nol only can I. but I will do just that, If
you don't slop your attempts at controlling
"But I love you. I only want the best for
"Save the cornball for your father,
maybe he'll appreciate It. I know that I
"How-can you be so cruel?"
A m I really hearing this or is this some
old movie on T.V.? I try to pinch myself to
make sure thai I'm awake.
Before I can resolve Ibis, a loud series of
crashes explode upon the wall separating
the two rooms. Followed Immediately by a
shrill cry (male or female I can't tell).
My first thought is whether I should call
Ihe police. Maybe the lovebirds have gone
full circle and one of them has hurt or
killed Ihe other. None of my business
either way. I quickly reason. For all I know
some idiol may have jusl led his T . V . on
too loud,
Being Ihe biave sort, I decide to lay low
and wail. In the morning. I'll decide what
lo do,
You've gol lo calm down, I tell myself.
Knowing full well thai I'm becoming more
nervous with each passing moment.
I look al the clock; It's 3:301 What In
God's name am I going to do? The room
thai earlier was such a hotbed ol activity is
now strangely silent. I must be losing Jiiy
grip. There is nothing wrong. I tell myself.
Jusl He down and relax, you'll forget all
about this "non-exlslent couple."
Morning brings with II a new day. Wilh
each new day comes a chance to start
anew. Today I find a special comfort in
knowing this.
Deep in the heart of Texas you find
more or less what you (Ind in the middle of
Central Park, Nothing much, besides
people caught in tire struggle to survive
with some trace ,,l dignity and class. Does
anyone ever really care before the man is
killed or (lie woman Is raped?
New York and I encounter each other,
neither of us giving nor expecting anything
from Ihe other. It's rush hour in mldlown
Manhattan. The people of Ihe city are
pushing their way towards home. I'm silling
in a laxi stuck in traffic, trying to remember
thai the "fast lane" applies only to people,
nol cars.
My pockets, as well as my heart, are
filled wilh the love ol others. I've begun lo
leel the wild oats that were never meant lo
be eaten. All around me. broken glass
lakes on Ihe appearance of broken lives.The humanity of my lovers is lost within
Ihe circular filing cabinet.
A strange humming sound bites lis way
into my ear. The passing cars and buildings
take on a special haze, I'm searching the
soul ol humanity for the Eastslde exit. A
young thing from some dream I never had
stops me and asks for Ihe lime of day.
I'm not sure at first what to make of her.
She's Ihe only thing standing between me
and the end of lime. 1 wonder If she's got a
dime. Some clowns are on stage and
others jusl seem to show up. I'm not able
to wail for her, so I crack hard: "Going my
way pretty lady or are you still trying lo
play like you're a baby?"
"Gel d o w n , little man before you fall
and break your crown."
"Life hasn't left you at the gate but do
you have what It takes?"
"Save the trash for the can, I'm all here,
so what have you really got for me today,
"You've got the wrong sucker here,
sweetheart. The line goes: what are you
going lo do for me?"
Special mention should be made at this
poinl to those of you who are unable to
comprehend the necessity of the above
dialogue. There are limes In our lives that
require the full and undivided allonlion of
those Involved. A n d In case you've been
unable to follow this, it's only a nol so
fancy way of saying pay attention, The
facts In life will pile up just as quickly and
fast as all these words. D
October 16, 1981/ba
Albany's Greenwich Village To Some,
Lark Street Faces The Challenge of Growth
t's Just like any other day, only with
balloons." Thus grumbled a Lark
•Street local about Saturday's
Larkfest. With coat collar turned up against a
stiff breeze, he said he was leaving. And
though the sun came out soon after, it seemed doubtful he would have felt any better.
He's down on Lark Street anyway. If you ask
him what he thinks of this strip of refurbished
brownstones, quaint artsy shops and class
restaurants and bars, he'd say "sellout "
Andrew Carroll
After he left you'd have been hard to fine
anyone to agree with him. Steering clear of
some of the darker corners of "288" or one
of the other local hangouts, you'd have
found a crowd nearly unanimous In their
praise for what some are calling the
"Greenwich Village" of Albany. Larkfest was
the pel project of the Lark Street Associated
Merchants Group, a newly formed coalition
that is aiming to make Lark Street "the most
exciting street in Albany." The fest was
designed as a showcase lor shops that line
the street bordered on the north by
Washington Avenue and Ihe south by
Madison. Local bands thumped on a
makeshift stage set up at the corner of Lark
and Hudson. Storeowhers displayed their
wares on the street, and tourists and
regulars, the costumed and the conventional, paraded up and-down, stepping in
and out of the Ice cream parlors, clothing
stores and antique shops.
"We're still on cloud nine." That's Mark
Kelly talking, owner of the Sweet Appetlt
'•onfectionary shop and co-chairman of The
Merchants Group. He's proud of what his
qroup did in organizing the event, and prouder still of the changes he sees along a
street that was his "first love."
It's a street that'* gone through many
changes over the years. Once the street's
^rownstone mansions were residences for
Albany's bluebloods, yet typical urban
lecllne saw the deterioration of. "Albany's
oeorgetown" In the last thirty years. Man•ions became boarding houses, and streets a
launt for derelicts.
Towards the mid-seventies something
lew began happening along Ihe block. A
lew crowd
Tats—students, young couples, professionals—and more money began being
pumped into the area. Old businesses picked
up, and young enlrepeneurs Willi an eye on
profit opened new shops. The artistic and
civic minded followed, succeeding in having
Ihe area recognized for Its historical
Now designated as an historic district In
Albany, the street has been incorporated Into
the Hudson Park Center Square area; and
whatever happens on the street by way
of renovation or new construction must be
approved by The Capital Hill Architectural
Review Commission. Members of the Commission serve without salary and are appointed by Ihe mayor and governor to
oversee development and changes In the
Kelly's store, which he owns along with
Commission member Bill Allen, reflects Ihe
look, or one of Ihe looks, the commission Is
after. That translates Into tasteful graphics on
the outside, grey and white tile on the Inside,
and a feeling of restraint on the whole.
Mark Kelly:"Lark Streel was my first love."
It's Kelly's Merchants Group that seeks a
similar conformity among retailers. LSAMG
encourages stores that will be marketable,
while, according to Kelly, "working well with
the neighborhood."
Kelly is a bearded and blue-eyed twentyslx-year-old, a one-time tennis pro who
looks as if he enjoys the Frusen Gladje Ice
cream sold In his store. He was brought to
Ihe Capital District five years ago by the Colonic Tennis Club, In the heart of the suburban sprawl that characterized building trends
of the early 70's. He was resident pro and
general manager there by day, and came
home to Lark Slreel at nighl.
A store became available at the corner of
Madison and Lark, and Kelly saw an opportunity for fulfilling a dream. He gathered Ihe
capital and opened Timbuktu, a furniture
store. It did well for over 2 years, but spiraling interests rates encouraged Kelly lo look
for another venture.
Sweet Appetil was Kelly's new Idea. From
Ihe beginning, lie stressed the importance of
marketing, of achieving the "New York" at-
mosphere: the expensive Ice cream, fine
chocolates, and cut flowers of Ihe Greenwich Village cafe.
None of his plans would have come to
fruition if not for one thing: money. Kelly
says the area Is the third highest Income area
in Ihe Capital District. The professionals
moving Into the refurbished brownslonesare
able to afford Ihe high-priced Ireals al stores
like Kelly's and are mobile enough lo bring
others like them down to the street.
All this again brings to mind Ihe negative
grumblings heard al Larkfesl. When a crllic
says "sell out," he thinks of the Robinson
Square development a few blocks away. In
1975 the buildings along Hamilton Slreel
Jusl across from The Mall were In a stale of
delapidallon. The owners had eyes on
redeveloping the area, but plans for leveling
Ihe old structures were vetoed by
Neighborhood Associations. The developers
instead gulled the existing structures, and
created a lownhouse complex of 2(1 shops
and 116 apartment units.
Since they created an entirely new project.
they created an entirely new price bracket.
Most of the stores along Robinson Square
are hands-off, al least for students. And
apartment rents are equally sky high. And
while there's a wailing list for apartments,
some of the old-timers along Lark, who held
on through Ihe lean years, are loath lo see
the neighborhood go that way,
Kelly says that won't happen, due lo the
very fact that Lark Streel is a community,
and not a project per se. He admits his store
sellsexpensive stuff, and that rents have gone
over the heads of most students, bin still
thinks Lark Slreel Is a success. For sludenls,
says Kelly. Lark Includes some of Ihe must
popular nighl spots in the area, while
daytime shopping includes anything a sin
dent might want. And his Group's plans foi
Lark will not only enhance the Image: extended public relations, environmental betterment (streetlights, information kiosks.
park benches), and committees Increasing
awareness of the fundings available for such
Never-the-less, there are those who be
moan the loss of Lark's Bohemian .ilmosphere. These are artists, and writers,
and students who are looking elsewhere for
their Inspiration. For these, ll'll take more
than balloons to sell them on Lark Street. : ,
Close-up: A Local Wit's Parting Shots
ike Corocran. Ihe satiric wit of the
Lark Street area manages to insult
•-•••••••••neighbor hood friends and enemies
alike. In his now defunct tabloid IheLar/c,
Corcoran poked nasty fun at local bands
such as the Units and Blotto, and one time
employers The Albany Times Union and
Metroland. And now, under Ihe alias of
Yikes Crawford, Corcoran's back with his
newest tabloid, Exit 23 in which he proclaims that J.B Scotfs "has as much class as
a two dollar whore with a half-price sale."
Beth Sexer
It's my Intention lo offend, " said Corcoran. "If I do an issue and I can't offend
anyone, il's like I failed."
In his dated greenish yellow suit, purple
shirt and brown sweater Corcoran blends into the clothing racks of Daybreak on Central
Avenue, the antique clothing store in which
he works. With his lanky build, straight blond
hair and droopy blue eyes he hardly looks
like an enemy of the people. Yet, CorcoranV
been lambasted by the Times Union and pursued by the United States Secret Service.
Last December's issue of the Lark featured
a cartoon depicting the head of then
President-elect Ronald Reagan with a bull's
eye centered between the eyes and a caption
that read:
"Only 48 more assassination days until Inauguration."
Shortly after the issue was distributed,
Corcoran left for Honolulu. The Tfrrtes
Union (4-5-H1). labeling the.LnrJc "a tacky
badly-written little tabloid," hinted that Corcoran's departure was linked to the Secret
Service's investigation.
In fact, Corcoran, who voted for Reagan,
had planned to leave for Hawaii several
weeks before the search for him began, and
did not learn of the commotion his cartoon
had caused until two weeks into his stay in
Honolulu. Corcoran was visiting his parents
who had lived there for ten years. Corcoran
also operates a tabloid there titled the
Honolulu Babylon in which cartoon
characters hvdulge in sado-masochistic sex
and a column is named after John Lennon's
murderer, Mark Chapman.
.Corcoran has returned from Hawaii with
his new wife, Lisah, a petite woman with
wavy brown hair, but he hasn't left the Secret
Service incident behind. "I'm trying to think
of another way to make fools of the Secret
Service. They really can't do anything to
Besides, before his marriage, Corcoran
loved the attention'from women that the incident brought him. "Women love fugitives.
Take Dillinger — he got laid more than1
Right now Corcoran isn'l playing as much
as he used to. When he moved to Albany in
1 J79 Lark Street was "ihe hippest place in
town." At that lime Lark St. was the artistic
community of Albany, the punk bands that
hung out there, with their original music,
were the "creative hub of Albany, . . . Now
there's not a single bar on Lark Si. 1 would
go to." He even labeled 2HK. once a favorite
bar of his, as worthless. And although he
loves the artistic freedom of punk rock
music, he labeled Ihe resl of the scene as
phony, and the punk rockers as posers who
dress "for effect because they can'l do
anything else."
"Lark St, Is like a misconception. People
with money have taken over . . .tried lo
make It like Robinson Square. The renovation of the charming 19th Century
brownstones that line the streel have brought
"too many husybodies. too many people
saying what you can and cannot do" into Ihe
neighborhood. The three local associations
— Center Square, the Capitol Hill Renovations Committee and the Lark St. Merchant's
Association even have to okay the replacement of new doors in brownstone enIranceways. The area "is drifting away from
the Bohemian style." Corcoran said.
' Though Corcoran calls himself the
spokesman of the Lark Si. artistic community, his statements reveal traces of dlsillusion-
A Corcoran Sampler
O n Albany:
"I've got to be the absolute bent writer wherever I live. Unfortunately. I'm not very good
so I have to live In Albany."
photographs by Marc Henschel
Once in Albany, Corcoran wrote for Ihi
Times Union but quit because, "We jus'
get along; we were worlds apart." He com
plained that the Times Union did not like hi
approach to stories — Ihey were tamperini
with his self expression.
Aside from his work with Ihe Lark, Cm
coran also wrote a three-dot column (»
Metro/and last April until he tired of it in Jti
At ihe moment, Corcoran plans to kei'i
Ills sales Job at Daybreak while he publish.
Exit 23. He is also planning to produce .
Saturday Night Live type cable televtsi.
show through channel 16 In Scheneclaf!
called "The Yikes Crawford Show," Lisa'
an aspiring writer and actress who noworks at Just*a-Song. will be featured in lh
Corcoran doesn't plan to make money i
these ventures, but whenlie does strike it b
lie plans lo move to New York City. "Then
no way you can live in Albany and not iwi
It} live In New York."
Until then he'll stick to the satire "becau
that's what I do best . . . 1 don't l;i
anything loo seriously . . . like t
Mtchael Corcoran .'"Women hue fugitives.". Holocaust — I joke about it. It's really awl
but I still do II. The key Is not to think abon
too much."
Thai is why a really quiet guy can write .
merit and disinlcresl. But Corcoran Is used
article about Toxic Shock Syndrome head.
to changing directions and moods.
"Attention women; You're Dying." A'
The son of an air force officer, Corcoran
that's why an Irishman who sympathy
was raised as a military dependent. Although
with Bobby Sands can write: "Metrolu
he was born in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
publisher Peter Iselln is reportedly near de.
he lived in ten different locales throughout
in the fifth hour of his hunger fast to pro)'
the country until his father relired with his
the public's view of him as a puff maga/i
family to Honolulu in 1970. Corcoran didn't
rrjjnd the frequent changes of address.
"Something happens between you a
"Whenever you make mistakes you know
the paper that doesn't happen in real lift
you're going to be in another place in a
Corcoran explained. "When 1 write, it's i
really rational."
Corcoran studied journalism at the
And if it's not written seriously, Corcoi.
University of Hawaii for two years where he
concluded, "You shouldn't be offended.
was sports editor of the Ka Leo 6 Hawaii, or
You can do whatever you want as.- long .
the Voice of Hawaii. He then took his $200
you get away with it and don't hi
college loan, skipped school, and headed for
Los Angeles where he did free-lance work.
On The Difference Between Rich and Poor:
"Rich people took French In high school to prep for further studies in Paris: poor people
took Spanish because their neighbors spoke It."
On The First Lady:
"Nancy Reagan Is at her color schemes again, and again she's asking for private donations to cover the cost. This lime Nancy is asking for $6.7 billion to redecorate El Salvador."
On Bad Taate:
• "It was great to see Richard Pryor as a presenter al the Academy Awards but tsn 't it in bad
On The Lampoit:
taste that the Academy chose Charo lo be his co-presenter?"
"The club for losers who don't know It yet. Lolsa people call this the JapPost but the nighl
On The Timem-Vnlon:
I was there I didn't see one Oriental. Just a lot of fleshy Jewish girls who believe In Farrah
"William Randalf Hearst Initiated publication of the T-U only lo win a $250,000 bet with Fawcett-Majors and carry names of homosexuals on their jeans. Drink specially Is an
the late Howard Hughes. A source close lo Hearsl confided that Hughes often chided original concoction called 'Penis Colada,' a mixture of Clorox and buttermilk that's a
Hearst about the relative merltlessness of his San Francisco Examiner and bet him he favorite among coeds euen though most of them spit It put."
couldn't put out a worse paper If he tried."
cWOctober 16, 1981
The Local Scene Is Sound
our of Albany's best rock bands
performed at the corner of Lark
and Hudson streets last Saturday
as part of • the first annual Larkfest.
Demonstrating the spirit and drivejnvolved
In Albany's creative rock scene, The Young
Reptiles, The Units, T h e AD's and The
Morons played to enthusiastic crowds
throughout the day.
Ray Caligiure
The Young Reptiles were formed last
June by A l Kash (drummer for The Units)
and singer Brad Whiting. After the addition
of guitarist Dennis Herbert, the trio set out to
experiment with a simple guitar-drumsvocals line u p . Although there was no bass
player In the band (Whiting admits to difficulties In finding a good one), Whiting
believes the drummer and guitarist can (111 in
most of the bass holes. The band Is looking
for a conga player to play along with the
drummer. "We're trying to achieve African
rhythms on some of the songs," Whiting
Whiting has been Influenced of late by the
rhythms employed by The Talking Heads
and Public Image Ltd.. drawn to the primal
sound o l their music. He admires bands that
"don't make a big production number out of
it, and can cut down to the bare facts and still
achieve something."
The Young Reptiles have a 45 out called
"Screamin'," which includes "Nya Nya," the
name for an Indian Cobra, according to
Whiting. "It's not standard rock n' r o l l , " he
said. "We wanted to have some fun on the
B-slde, so we wrote this In the studio." In addition to these Eastern influences, Whiting
has been Inspired by rockabilly and music
from the early '70's such as David Bowie,
The New York Dolls and Mott the Hoople.
The Y o u n g RepHles will be appearing at
Bogart's on Oct. 19.
The AD's play rock n ' roll Inspired by the
great bands of the sixties, such as The Rolling Stones and The Kinks, says lead singer
Jim Furlong, a native of Albany who has
been with the band throughout Its two-year
The band has played at J . B Scott's,
Bogart's and The Chateau Lounge, to name
just a few clubs, and has just released their
second 4 5 called "1 Don't Want To Be Alone
Again" on Blue Lunch records.
Val Haynes leads the Units al Lark/esl.Homegroum vocals for the local yokels.
The AD's must gel some out of town airplay
to stir up Interest In the band. Next, they
must "go to a lown where you can hang out
in the clubs, where there will be people from
the record companies and the press? Furlong
sees thai the biggest handicap to a new band
is the lack o l places to play. "There's nol a
single club in lown that's devoted to the new
music," said Furlong. ''Some of the smaller
bars are taking In bands." Furlong hopes to
return soon, but his hopes are dimmed
Presently self-managed. The AD's mall
because he sees a deteriorating New York
records to radio stations, magazines a n d
local scene. "Right now, the good New York
newspapers to help promote themselves.
bands aren't getting enough exposure. Clubs
Furlong doesn't set his goals too high for the
are outbidding each other to get the major
near future. "We haven't gone for any major
European acts, which don'l really have a
label because we're not ready to be sucked in
bearing on this country." Furlong thinks thai
and manipulated by anybody who tells us
trends like Adam and The Ants' "antmuslc"
they know best for us. If some label did want
have hurt rock n' roll; "The real rock n' roll is
us, it would have to be on our own terms,
being dismissed as being old. worn out and
not any producer's dream about how we
dead. Rock n' roll was never supposed to
should sound."
keep flowing with every (stupid) trend that
Furlong knows that In order to succeed,
Furlong says the band plays mostly
originals with a few covers thrown Into their
repertoire. The A D ' s have over twenty
original songs which they regularly perform.
"We all write a fairly equal amount," he said.
"We've all got about four or five songs to our
name. We write some traditional lost-love
songs, and songs about societal attitudes
that may be wrong, or things we think should
by righted."
comes along."
Furlong (s not distressed, through. He
knows that ftard work is what makes a good
rock band.' "The bands who make It fast go
down as fast as they came u p . The bands
who have lasted the longest worked for 3, 4 ,
or 5 years In small clubs, building themselves
Into strong, talented, tight musicians."
The Morons are a new six-member rock n'
roll outfll which plays only original songs,
and because of this, has had trouble getting
booked Into small clubs and bars.
"It's hard to play In this area because most
of the bar owners want cover bands," explained Stone, 2 0 , who is originally from
New Jersey. "We'd rather go after the alloriginal aspect and just say what we want to
say," he said. Stone has found Ihe reaction
to The Morons to be "mixed, because It takes
a while for people to accept us — they want
to hear covers."
Their music Is mostly Influenced by the
basic roots of rock n' roll, and artists such as
Bowie, Mott Ihe Hoople. The Clash and
Elvis Costello. The Morons have played at
the Chateau Lounge and J.B. Sco,ll's. where
they've been the opening act (or bands like
The Cramps, as well as headlining a few
The Morons' lirst 4 5 . "Suburbanite."
released by Lark Beat records, has been
picked up by Faulty Products, a subsidiary c 'I
A & M Records, w h o are distributing Ihe
record nationwide. Although playing prospects are nol good. Stone is 51 111 optimistic
about the local scene; "There are a lot of
original bands out there now; Ihe scene Is
growing enormously. The talent Is definitely
there — Albany's a great city for that."
The Units may have a successful luture
ahead of them. The return of Val Haynes
this summer afler a two month hospitalization has the band sounding as good as ever.
The Units are working o n their debut L P .
and expect to tour the Northeast and New
York to help promote their record afler Its
release. Best of luck.
Speaking of success. Blotto musl be included In this roundup of local bands. Blotto
is the most marketable Albany band ever,
with a building reputation throughout the
Northeast. They could be breaking on a national level soon, which would put Albany
on the rock n' roll map, and help the
chances of the local bands who are trying to
get discovered.
Newcomers And Traditionalists
.ere are three of the newer albums
of the day. While one is a new effort from an older master, two of
the records are from "newer" bands wTilch
tell us that the formula's the thing. The formulas vary but for the most part they're successful. Enjoy and buy.
The band hits their peak with Ihe tune
"Enola G a y . " The Interaction belween
drums and keyboard work extremely well
but this .Is pretty much due lo the song's
dance beat. Other songs like "Electricity,"
and "Messages" stand out for this same
reason. Basically, this band is very successful
when they want you to move.
The problem lies In the slower tunes, with
the only winner being "Stanlow" which was,
O.M.D.Orchestral Manoeuvres I n
oddly enough, recorded at an oil refinery.
the Dark
Aside from that, many of the melodies are a
bit repetitive.
A major prerequisite to pop stardom is a
The Orchestral Manoeuvres formula is
formula. A specific vocal, keyboard or guitar
working. The problem now is how to chanstyle can usually earn an act some easy
nel this into faster material. That's where
popularity. Most of the "new wave" of British their long-term success lies.
bands catch on in Europe first, and a select
Shot o f Love
few break into the American charts.
Bob Dylan
Orchestral Manoeuvres In Ihe Dork Is starting to be heard In the U.S. Their formula lies
The only real Indication of Jesus on this
basically In stacatto keyboard work playing record Is the quote from Ihe New Testament
off electric and acoustic drums with the basic in the liner notes. Dylan's new record Is
British p o p voice In the background. While primarily about love and although this record
this formula does work, If seems to have a probably won't end up lo be a classic, it does
problem with variety. Some of Ihe tunes contain some really nice tunes i n ' the
here are really very well done. However, familiar Dylan vein.
others, which seem to be set down for artistic
The title song musically summarizes the
purposes, don't work qulle as well.
record. A medium-fast beat acts as ihe
This Is Ihe third album for Orchestral background for Dylan's straining voice and
Manoeuvres. Founding members Andy Mc- the gospel-like second vocals of Clydie King.
Cluskey and Paul Humphreys handle all the The Chuck Plolkln-Dylan production Is tlglil
gullars, keyboards and percussion. But and the words are good although not very
O.M.O. is nothing new. Il is a compilation o l significant. But they really don'l have l o be.
albums 6n a „ „ , | , w „ „ n ( j r e p r e s l i n | s , | , c b ( ! s ,
Dylan handles his love topic well through
Hi«y llMB | „ .JHJ..
"Heart of Mine," "Watered-Down Love"
Rob Edelstein
and "In the Summertime." But tire message
of love is not a very optimistic one. He seems
to be putting down the way man handles his
loves, with the exception of "Summertime"
which Is about a pleasant memory.
The album climaxes with "Every Grain of
Sand." It's a beautiful slow tune with some of
the best philosophical lyrics about man I've
heard In quite awhile.
Although Dylan does stray from his
thematic subject at limes. Ihe political tunes
do work well. "Dead Man, Dead M a n " and
"Trouble" d o not contain the lyrical quality
of some past songs, but he gets his point
across. Dylan seems to be just as successful
when he talks directly as when he sings
If Ihe music had been more varied In
sound, Shot o/ Love would have worked
even better. "Heart of Mine," a tune which
leatures Donald "Duck" Dunn o n bass and
Ron W o o d on guitar Is a perfect example of
talent which whould have been employed lo
a greater extent. However, all things considered, Dylan Ihe poul and Dylan the musician mesh well here, and ihls Is a worthwhile
New Traditionalists
Gone are the red flower pol hats. They've
been replaced by a slicked back blue primp
called "Devo Doo." This is par for Ihe course
Willi Devo, who's philosophy seems lo be "In
one album and out the other."
Bui wllh Ihe costume change conies a
slight musical change. Devo Is continuing the
October 16, 1981/7a
growth away Irom a guitar-oriented sound to
the point where they now boast their most
distinctive keyboard style yet. The music In
their new album (their fourth studio release).
New Traditionalists, seems light years away
from the debut Q: Are We Not Men? A: We
Are Devo!
This year's theme is summarized in the
tune "Through Being C o o l . " It's time for Ihe
spudboys to "eliminate the ninny's and the
twits" and just get serious. Aside from this
song, the topics under discussion are the
same as usual: relationships and a dash or
two of de-evolution. Quite a mix.
However, this time out they are nol as
successful. The best number Is "Jerkin' Back
' N ' Forth" because it has the most successful
Interplay between the synthesizer and
drums. The problem though Is that It's nol
qulle as catchy as the title (and best) cul from
their previous effort, Freedom of Choice.
Aside from "Going Under," "Love
Without Anger," and "Beautiful World," Ihls
is standard Devo. It's lovable In Its own way
but II lacks the one-two punch provided 111
their lasl record. The welcome addition here
Is the single "Working In Ihe Coal Mine," a
re-done, Allen Toussalnl number that
originally appeared' on the Heavy Metal
Devo Is best when Mark Mothersbaugh
sings and the keyboards and guitar follow Ihe
drums. The best taste one can gel of them Is
In conceit, and Iheli appearance al the
Palace Theatre on October 23 shouldn't be
pdikeUpdatesThe Rabbit Saga
ohn Updike's newest novel, Rabbit
Is Rich, Is either the last book of a
trilogy or one of many chronicles In
life and times of Harry (Rabbit)
Strom. Whethef he adds a fourth of fifth
•ven sixth sequel to the original work, Up1 has already given us In Rabbit one of Ihe
st poignant and enduring characters In
Hemporary American fiction.
[Jessica Treadway
pdike Introduced us to Rabbit twenty
| s ago in Rabbit, Run, which Illustrated In
pile detail Ihe ex-basketball star's life as It
^Rved around his pregnant, gin-sloppy
^Rjanlce, his three-year-old son Nelson,
H m l s job as a department store MaglPeel
BRnstrator, The ultimate tragedy of this
Ofcook, the drowning death of the
newborn daughter, provides ffie Angstrom
family a painful unity thai haunts and
strengthens them throughout the next two
• Ten years later, in Rabbit Redux, Harry
copes with ralsino Nelson alone after Janice
leaves him for the Greek salesman w h o
works at her father's car lot. Harry goes
through a period of experimentation and
liberalism — opening his home to a
rebellious black drug dealer and his teenaged
sidekick Jill — which ends abruptly when the
girl burns to death In a fire set upon Harry's
home by angry neighbors.
All of this segues neatly into Ihe third Rabbit book, which finds Harry and Janice ten
years older still — In their mid-forties — and,
as the title suggests, enjoying a life of prosperity brought about by the booming
Toyota business Harry has Inherited from his
father-in-law. The Angstroms have reconciled, and their marriage seems to have settled
into a comfortable, If tolerant, relationship
based on — finally — a qulel and genuine
love. Instead of drinking Old-fashloneds In
front of children's T V shows all day long,
which was how we first saw her In Rabbit,
Run, Janice n o w spends her afternoons
playing tennis at the country club, where
she and Harry belong to the " I n " crowd.
The troubles they have lived through
together still threaten their most Intimate
moments, but seem to have had the most
damaging long-range effect on Nelson, who
is now a twenty-three-year-old Kent State
dropout who returns to his family's home accompanied by his pregnant girlfriend.
Although there are several themes Intertwined here (most notably a twist on the archetypal father quest, as Harry wonders If
one of his car customers could be the
daughter he has never known), the novel is
primarily about the relationship between
Harry and Nelson. Harry wants his son lo do
more with his life than he has been able t o
do, but Nelson seems to Imitate exactly his
father's habit of fleeing when things are most
The similarities between father and son are
striking and significant. Like Harry, Nelson
feels obligated to marry the mother of his unborn child. Both of them were trapped In this
way at the same rate, although Harry never
went lo college as Nelson did but tried lo live
off the glory of his high school basketball
records. Both are probably condemned to
live a life as dreary as the Toyota lot,
although Nelson doesn't know this and
Harry has come to accept it.
Apart from Ihe parallels of their situations,
Nelson and Harry share several basic
character trails, especially In their atlitudes
toward women. Both see every woman Ihey
come In contact with as an explicitly sexual
consideration, which contributes t o ' the
undertones of incest throughout the book.
A n d both Nelson and Harry are seized wilh
infrequent but violent urges to hurt the
M "/ ^
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i •TT.V
John Updike's Rabbit Is rich, but there are still debts to be paid.
women who have made them what they are Run a n d Rabbit Redux reflect the
(or what they are not). These wishes are sociopolitical concerns — the literal
never acted out but are vivid In their Im- worldvlew — of their decades (Vietnam, the
agery; compare Harry's reaction to an an- first moon walk. Chappaqulddlck), Rabbit is
noying Janice — "Someday what would Rlclf-Ms chock full of A n n Beattie-esque
give him great pleasure would be to take a references to the most' modern staples of
large round and crush her skull with It" — t o American life, specifically the Love Boat,
Nelson's sudden Impulse " l o take up one of Charlie's Angels, and Saturday Night Live.
the beer bottles and smash it down Into the This subtle shift is perhaps not so much an
curly hair of Melanle's skull."
unconscious mellowing on Updike's part as a
These graphic passages enhance the characteristically accurate depiction of the
power of Updike's precise, often-poetic pro- things that are most Important to us as a
se, although we like Nelson and Harry less country and, thus, to Rabbit and his world.
Rabbll has grown a lot In the past twenty
for Ihe fury of their fantasies.
years. In an opehlng scene of Rabbit, Run.
Stylistically, Rabbit Is Rich follows closely
we remember, he was fascinated by the adult
the tight and well-timed construction of Its
Mousekeleer leader Jimmy, who urged
two predecessors. As In Ihe previous books,
every child in his audience to know thyself.'
Updike sets his characters agalnsl Ihe
Rabbit doesn't totally know himself yet, but
backdrop of the society In which Ihey live
he's getting there. A n d it's Updike's success
giving us Ihe minutiae of everyday life we
that we care that he makes 11.
can identify with instantly. But where Rabbit,
A Story Of Battle Is A Triumph
and Gibson encounler an old prospector,
who's"suprised to learn there's a war o n . He
can'l see the relevance in It for Australians,
who are already fighting Ihe Turks (who
allied wllh the Germans) on the beaches o l
Galllpoli. Lee, shocked al his apparenl
nalvllee, tells him if Ihey don'l slop Germany
Ihere. Ihey may end up here. The prospector looks around the desert surrounding him,
and laconically says, "They're welcome to
Weir, whose work is not well-known in the
Gallipot! is an adventure story about two United Stales, with the exceptions of Picnic
young men who run away and join Ihe ar- at Hanging Rock and The Last Wave. Is a
my,' cross deserts, climb the pyramids, and 'talented filmmaker who can tell-a sti ry
finally see Ihe awful truth of war, which they almost without words. Galllpoli is one of
those rare flints filled with moments that,
thought would be a great adventure.
y.i'In Ihe mold of Hollywood "buddy" films, devoid of words, still linger, and In many InHfttrallan actor Mark Lee is a male ingenue stances, make ihe most profound impacts.
In an almost surreal sequence, Australian
UrBrn a ranch on Ihe Australian outback. A l
soldiers sklnnydlp on the beach, which Is Still
flick meet, he meets an ostensibly more
jGjbane athlete, played by Mel Gibson, who being shelled. They dive for souvenelrs
under water, and when bits of shrapnel whiz
starred In George Miller's Auslralianby their heads, they childishly try lo catch
H o d u c e d action film, Mad Max. Partially
them. No one seems to realize any danger
fifompted by Ihe fact that girls like uniforms.
until a floating cloud of blood tips us (and
ffie Iwo go off to war together, seeing It as luthem) off thai someone's been hit. The
l l more than an extension of their advenwounded soldier Is carried out pf the water
amid cheers from his mates, as he holds up
• World War I, which is Ihe selling for Ihe
his Injured arm In triumph. It's a minor injury
J m was perhaps Ihe greatesl example of
- - a slatus symbol wound. When the
iture shock In history. Young men lined up
.Australians have to charge machine gun| i enllsl, none of them suspecting that chargfortlfled Turkish trenches, the wounds aren't
g a machine gun nesl might nol be fun. Ihe
fun anymore,
first time Archy (Lee) sees a shell explode
Galllpoll's climax can only be described as
( w a r him, he actually smiles. It's all*pari ol
haunting. Weir does not impose an Incredithe game.
ble hi >pv ending on his film. The viewer is
1'he point of view Wcii lakes throughout is
leli l u l l olasl reel wilh a knot In his stomach,
one of fun, simitar 1 1" Ihe view laken hy his
and limp at the finish.
characters. When the .adventure begins to
f all Peter Weir was saying In his
new film, Ga//ipo/i, Is that war is
hell, no one would be terribly Interested. That, afler all. Is one of Ihe great
cliche themes of cinema. Bui Weir, the beslknown of Ausltalia's up-and-coming filmmakers, goes beyond the substance-of his
theme, and presenls it in an unusual and
rowerful way.
Jim Dixon
gel hairy, the point Is all Ihe more powerful
lor the irony.
Gal/ipoll's script, written by David Williamson from a treatment by Welti !> remarkable
for its Intelligence and humanity. The
characterizations are well-drawn, Ihe themes
powerfully developed. The dialogue bristles
with credibility.
Having crossed the desert on loot, Lee
Technically, the film I?
clnemalographer Russell Boyd) and bonsls
production values which would be Impossible to match on an American production
with Galllpoll's three million dollar budget.
Producer Francis O'Brien, himself an
American, claims Galllpoli to be the most ex-
pensive movie ever lo come out of Australia.
Gal/lpo/l is nol a small foreign film of
limited appeal. This is a big movie, an
an adventure movie, an action movie. while
combat does not dominate the film, what
Ihere is is on a par wllh A Bridge Too Far
and Pal/is o / Glory. Galllpoli is a haunting,
Intelligent film and Ihe best movie lo come
oul this year so (ar. If the Australian direclors
slarl doing ihls sort of thing on a regular
basis, Sidney might make Hollywood obsolete.
A Sell-out Crowd
Catches Jukes' Fever
No one wanted to go home as Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes literally brought
down the balcony at the Palace Theater last night. Southside, notified backstage of a swaying balcony, invited the upstairs stampers and dancers lo join the boisterous and enthusiastic crowd downstairs.
The enthusiasm was dampened somewhat by Ihe failure of Ihe warm-up band Little Feat
to appear. Before the concert started a stage hand informed the audience llial Little Feat
would be delayed because of a transportation problem and that the Jukes would be appearing first. Later. Southside regretfully announced that Little Feat would nol show al all bul
promised the crowd a few extra numbers lo ease the disappointment.
For their pari, Ihe Jukes pul on a show that made most fans forgel Little Feat. They
showed their versalallty by opening wilh Ihe Supremes' hit "Stop, In Ihe Name ol Love,"
singing a cappella on Manfred Mann's "Doo Wall Diddy Dlddy" and surprising the crowd
with an encore medley of Rolling Stones' hits.
The Jukes supplied a large helping of Ihelt own material, playing such hits as "I'm So
Anxious" ami "Trapped Again" along wllh some lesser known songs as "My Utile Girl So
Fine" and "Take II Inside."
The (inns ol the Jukes performance was clearly Southside Johnny himself, who
dominated Ihe stage from Ihe outsot, I le developed a quick rapport with humorous comments about the Yankee game and playful give and lake with the ciowd. Southsldc's
frenetic style combined wllh trombonist Richie "Labamba" Rosenberg's entertaining and
rather unique movements addeil lo the crowd's enjoyment,
The Jukes are certainly no strangers to this city. Four years ago Ihe group played behind
Ihe Campus Cenlet bee of charge. Last night, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
played foi nearly Iwo hours lo a parked house ol loyal f a n s - l h e y were certainly having a
parly at the Palace,
- Jomine Walner
8a/October 16, 1981
J.B. Scoria
John Hall
Garland Jeffreys
The Units
Young Reptiles
Albany State-Cinema
Sllr Crazy (Rude Boy)
Fri, Sal
LC 18 7:30, 10:00
Tower East Cinema
Inside Mooes
Gemini Jazz" Cafe
Fals Jefferson
Micky Riizo
Tentatively Speaking
Eighth S t e p Coffee H o u s e
Martin Grossujendl
Sal 2:00 pm
Mary Murphy
Sal 8:45 pm
Bob Warren
Fri, Sat, Sun
7:00, 9:00
Spring Feuer
Fri, Sat. Surf
Fri, Sat, Sun
Fox 1 & 2 Colonle
Rich and Famous
Fri 7:00, 9:30
Sat & Sun 7:10, 9:45
The Night Porter
Fri 7:00, 9:30
Sal & Sun 7:00, 9:30
1. Genesis
2. Marianne Faithful
3. Rolling Stones
4. Tom Verlalne
5. Mink Deville
Tatoo You
Coup de Grace
— l u r r y Friedman
Recycling Needed
Narthas Alrheart
Mickey Rlzzo
David Bromberg will appear at Page Hall for two performances on Saturday, October 17
at 8:00 and 10:30 PM. The popular Instrumentalist will be joined by special guests Sonny
Terry and Brownie McGhee, a legendary blues duo.
The concerts are belnfl presented by Ihe Production company, In conjunction with l/ie
Performing Arts Loft and WCDB 91FM. Tickets are $6.00 jor students and $7.50 for ihe
general public and are available al Ihe PACfor student tickets only. Community Box offices
at Colonle Center, Proctor's Theatre, Empire Slate Plata and Uncle Sam Atrium, Jusl-ASong In Albany and Slraiuberries In Saratoga and.Schenectady.
Performing Arts Center
Straulnsky, Bartok
Annluersary Concert
Cafe Lena
Dave Von Ronk
Sal 8:00
Fri, Sat,
P a g e Hall
Dauld Bromberg
Shot o/ Love
Beauty and (lie Beat
Llue Shots
9. Joe Ely
10. Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons
Step Lfuely
11. Iron City Houserockers
Blood on the
12. Modettes
13. Ian Hunter
Short Back 'n Sides
14. Marshall Crenshaw "Something's. Gonna
"Holiday in Spain"
Climax Blues Band
Lucky /or Some
Flo & Eddie
Rock Steady
"Let Him Have tt"
Elvis Costello "Good Year for the Roses"
BTC's Are
Crossword Puzzle
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C A ii S
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52 Man's nick32 A continent 28 Fright
33 Small child
31 Despots
46 Abounds
53 River: Sp.
35 Wipe out
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48 Transaction 55 Speck
37 Girl's name 36 Missions
50 Chinese
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59 Ice hockey
40 Begin
41 Story
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By Steven Lehan
tages for us. That sounds like a pretty raw
deal to me.
Luckily, unlike other issues, there really
is something we can do about this situation.
College students here have voting rights,
and it turns out that one of the few
representatives from New York that favors
the sale happens to be from Albany. The
student voting block is not to be
underestimated: if we notify this representative, Samuel Stratton, that he will indeed
be on the unfavorable side come next election, and actually commit ourselves
towards voting against him when the time
comes, perhaps We will be accomplishing
something. Before we go telling ihe whole
world thai we're ready and willing to sell
ourselves out for a ridiculous thing like
AWACs, let's do something about it. Call
Mr. Stratton, or write, and voice your opposition. It's all we can do. His phone
number is 465-0700.
Fri & Sat
6. Bob Dylan
7. Go-Go's
Mff C©[email protected]®fi
Pauly's Hotel
Fri. Sal, Sun
Hellman Colonle 1 & 2
Continental Divide
Fri & Sal
Fri, Sat, Sun
7:00, 9:10
True Confessions
Lark Tavern
The Outlaw Beer Band
LC 1 7:30, 10:00
3rd Street Theatre
A Second Chance
Fri & Sat
Grand Larceny
Free Bird
The Lady Vanishes
Fri & Sal
Fri, Sat
LC 7 7:30, 10:00
International Film Group
Fantastic Animation Festival '
To the Editor:
There are certain problems common to
|many communities. One of these problems
concerns garbage—for example, used soda
cans and old newspapers. The solution is to
recycle these materials so thai they can be
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used again. There are many advantages to
recycling. Some arc saving resources and
aiding energy conservation. Recycling is not
difficult or burdensome to the community.
I encourage the SUNYA community to
become involved in recycling used
—Debra McGlnniss
Tennis Pitch
To the Editor:
On Saturday, October 10, a friend of
mine and I embarked on a trip to the Dutch
Quad tennis courts. We had agreed upon a
7:30 starting time.
When we arrived, we noticed that the
lights were not on. After looking for a way
lo turn them on, and not finding one, we
called Security.
Security told me that when the
temperature falls below a certain level, they
are instructed by the Physical Education
dcpartmenl not to turn on Ihe lights. The
reason? They arc afraid too many of us will
injure ourselves because we won't warm up
What the hell is this, anyway? Are we
kindergarten children, incapable of taking
care of ourselves? Physical Education
should mind their own damn business.
—Robert M. Saunders
Anwar Sadat: A Perspective
•'.rjVTo the Editor:
Anwar El Sadat had faith in his people,
he often said so.
Anwar El Sadal, a man who came from
beneath the collossal shadow of his
predesscsor Gamcl Abdcl Nasser, more
than any other political figure paved the
road for eventual peace in the Middle East.
A man of compassion, of intellect, and of
tremendous political savvy is dead—dead
because of a tragic Haw which, in Ihe final
analysis, must be Ihe demise of-men such ns
he, the ancient flaw of hubris, roughly
translated as excessive pride, but conjuring
up meanings far more profound.
Anwar El Sadnl believed in Egypt and in
the Egyptian. He believed that through
education and governmental assistance,
the poverty which had been Egypt for so
many years, poverty of wealth, of education, of self-image could be stemmed, returning Egypt if not to the glory of the
Pharaohs and Alexander, at least to the role
as the legitimate leader of the Arab World.
All this and more was the dream of Anwar
El Sadat, a dream which he felt would
. become a reality.
Yet, we must never forget that Anwar El
Sadat was a dictator, a tyrant. As such,
p benevolent or not, Sadat ran the risk of losing touch with the true feelings of his people because of his'clectoral aloofness. His
| peace wjth Israel, condemned by the Arab
World, was accepted by his people. His
continual battle with the mad Colonel of
Libya, condemned by the rest of the Arab
World, was accepted by his people. His expulsion of any Soviet influence and the
growth of American aid and assistance, a
maneuver of extraordinary statescraft,
was accepted by his people. However, his
recent restrictions of the basic human rights
of Egyptians was not accepted by anyone,
least of all his people.
It is because of these recent huhric
measures that it becomes necessary to
report his assassination. Sic semper lyrunnus.
The recent crack-down on all political
opponents of President Sadat reminded the
world that the man who hud accepted Ihe
olive branch from Meimclicni Begin was an
absoRttc dictator also capable of cracking
the whip. The harsh and unwai ranted arrest
of political and religious leaders, as well as
Ihe resliielions Of polillctll and religious
riglns was unacceptable lo the people ol
Anwar El Sadal, Ihe true Agamcmnonlan
tragic figure, forgot to take Into consldera
linn liis own political mortality. As a ruler,
Sadat had ihe dual responsibility to Improve the stale "l lii-. nullon, as well as be
responsive to the voice of his constituents,
to protect their basic freedoms, for progress
at the expense of freedom Is not progress at
all. Once Ihe government of a Slate infringes on the rights of its cili/.enry, the people have the right lo revolt, for basic human
rights arc inalienable. State before citizen is
as familiar a' doclrine as the people who
practiced it, most memorably Adolf Hitler
and Josef Stalin.
Anwar El Sudat was a leader who professed to have the greatest faith in his .people, yet his faith did nol permeate deep
enough for him to allow free elections, n
free press, opposition parties, or religious
factionalism. His faith was in a monolithic
Egypt which existed only in the chambers of
his mind.
Americans liked Anwar El Sadal. A man
of tremendous political savoir-faire, Sadal
was elcvalcd lo the role of diplomatic
super-star after his firsl visit to Jerusalem, a
role previously monopolized by Henry Kissinger, His fortitude in wilhstanding the
threats of the Arab World (mosl notably his
loss of Saudi Arabian financial assistance,
and the death threats of Libya) created a
sort of mystique around Sadat. He was portrayed in the American Press as having
spunk. Americans liked Sadat because of
his adherence to his principles in the face of
great opposition, and threats to his political
and corporeal life. Anwar El Sadat would
not knuckle under to pressure.
And yet it was not from outside that his
murder was accomplished, but by angry
Egyptians from whom basic freedoms had
been first denied arid then usurped. Had
Sadat survived, this would most certainly
have been the crudest cut of all.
Jimmy Carter has lost a friend, Egypt has
lost a leader. Lei it nol be said that Anwar
El Sadal did not have the interests of the
Egyptian people at heart when he instituted
harsh and repressive measures, for he was
nol a man obsessed with personal power.
He was a muirwith a vision for a better
Egypt, lor a peaceful Middle Eosi and,
Ironically, for basic human rights for
Palestinians, Perhaps il is lilting that his
death wus a factor of human rights, not
fighting foi them, but repression of them.
His death is a loss lo Egypt and Ihe
world. Il is a loss, however, which is
tempered by the knowledge thai Sadat was
indeed a tyrant.
Had only Sadal had mure faith in his
people, his people might have had greater
faith in him, and logclhei they could have
built a bettci Egypti a stable region, and a
bctlei world,
—Peter J, Pitts
An Educated Guess
What is law? More importantly, how is it interpreted? This question gets
tossed around from town courts to state courts and from state courts to federal
courts. It's been debated everywhere, from your law course to the Supreme
Court. The answers to these questions lie nol in law texts or in the "College
Knowledge" on the back of your milk containter, but rather in interpretation.
And while it's good lo comply with the law it sometimes leaves us wondering.
We look for reasons. Why is one law interpreted this way and not that way?
Whom docs il help? Whom docs il hurl?
Today's question is prc-auditing. The law is this: All state money must be
audited through the comptroller's office. The interpretation by the state is
this: Grants and loans fall under the classification of slate money.
Whom does il help? Whom docs il hurl? The answer to Ihe first question is
Ihe stale. Therefore, through,cducaied guessing, you can probably figure out
whal the answer to Ihe second question is. We lose out from prc-auditing
because il delays our receiving the money that we obviously need al Ihe beginning of each semester. Rem must be paid, food must be bought, and eventually,
books must be purchased. Prc-auditing puis u kink in our cash flow.
The slate predicts delays of only " a couple of d a y s . "
Facl One: Pre-audiling will not be handled by computers but by hand.
Fact Two: The comptroller's office docs nol plan to hire any new " h a n d s . "
Facl Three: Even now during pre-audil simulation many SUNY students arc
experiencing lengthy delays.
Therefore, by Ihe process of educated guessing wc venture to say thai this
may delay checks for almost " a couple of m o n t h s . "
So Ihe cost and the burden of hiring a pre-audit staff now fall on Ihe university. The money for this, which the university docs nol have, must come from
somewhere. The question is where? Student services — another educated
Wc believe the stale should reinterpret llieir law. Is money received through
loans and grants stale money? Isn't il the students who must use the grants lo
pay for school and must also use loans — which they will eventually have to
pay back — for the same purpose?
We agree with Ihe occasional prc-auditing of money thai will be refunded lo
students after it's been paid to the slice. However, prc-auditing these other
money outlets seems unnecessary. It is just a waste of lime.
n i l / tli cudln'f
EutMlthwd In 1016
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Sloven A. Gieenbeig, Dunn Doti, Managing Editors
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Now. Editor
Associate N o w . E d i t o r .
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Marc Haspel, Michael Carman
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Pioneer CTF-2121 Cassette tape
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Prices negotiable. Steve, 449-5988.
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ilaces, would you?) See you around
Love, Marie'
Indian Quad Board Presents Ladles
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Guys $1.50 with tax card. Saturday,
October 17 at 10 p.m. In Henways
Non-smoking female needed to
complete 3 bedroom apartment on
busline. Available Immediately. Call
Anne, 459-5112.
Dlal-A-Rumor, Call Steve N.
Remember everyone has the right to
P.S. But you have to share,
Have you ever tried to kiss a hubcap? For free lessons call Josle.
She has the split lip, sore nose,
broken nails and scraped knee to
prove that It can and was done on
Wednesday night In the State Quad
larking lot after a wild night at
Hello Sondra,
Well hello Sondra. It's so nice to
have you back where you b e l o n g . . .
We love you.
Terrl, Lisa, Julie
Happy Birthday Seth. Enjoy your
Egroeg Suolruc
Missing: Female, good looking
Brunette. Last seen studying In College of Saint Rose Library on Thursday, Oct. 8 about 1:30 p.m. Carrying
L.V. bag and wearing mocassins.
Please contact, 455-6947.
Thanks for being such a great
Country Clup
Sebastian Caldwell,
You spelled my name wrong.
Muray Kopplowitz
Take It Irom there.
See the nasty side of Jeremy; Amy
put In her place; and much morel
''Generally Hostile," Thursday, 9
p.m., Colonial Flagroom.
Never assume limits. Thanks for
Saturday night.
The Guys
I knew that It would work._
A mellow atmosphere with wine and
cheese — The Mousetrap — open
Thanks lor the papers, the apple 9:30 p.m until 1:30 a.m. Friday and
and the organization lesson. And Saturday nights.
never, ever, again, tell me I'm not
professional, when I Just went out Oneida 205 — The Super Freak
and bought 85 white collar shirts.
Suite. Worm It upl
Love and kisses, Marie
For Sandy, Annie, and Sue's hunk
Dlal-A-Rumor, Call Steve N.
Pumpkins. Big, bright and bold. Getting A's you don't, but they sure
Campus Center Lobby. Sold
through Oct. 16 and again Oct. But when the time comes for doing
26-Oct. 30, Irom 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sponsored by Psl Gamma Sorority.
I'm hiring you, cause you've got the
Happy Birthday.
I love you more today than yesterday, but not as much as tomorrow.
Vlnny and Jeff,
"Help — We Got Mouse." Sound
Dlal-A-Rumor, Call Steve N.
vaguely familiar? Thanks for dealMarie,
ing with 4 frantic, screaming The uniqueness about this place as- Todd;
Blrthdayl I don't hate you
women Jumping on chairs, tables,
tounds me.
the dirty looks and
out windows, and In refrigerators.
Sept. despite
sleepless weekends. Here's to a
We would surely lose our minds
great yearl
without you. (God only knows we're DarJ,
having nervous breakdowns with Happy 20thl Here's to another year
Love, Pam
you). Thanks again, but be "on
of great times.
Van Cort 105,
Love you, Randl, Karen and Lll Redeem this ad for one night of
Still Shaking, The J's
wild, uninhibited sex.
Skipper and Barbie,
Ayeyleyleyleylel It's fun being
Audrey and Rosa,
you, Gary, you think
Thanks for one of the best times.- Gladys with you but our blues don't
that's all there Is.
Love, Steve
. match I
P.S. Mention! was great.
Love, Scooter
Happy days always to a person
whose friendship I've cherished In
the past and treasure In the present.
Indian Quad Board Presents Ladles
Night. Ladles free with tax cards.
Guys, $1.50 with tax cards. Saturday, October 17 at 10 p.m. in HenRoute ISft (Between Western Avenue & Washington
ways U-Loungo.
Guys, (Oy Abruch),
Here's to Dominoes Pizza, stolen
clothes, police and a winning softball season.
P.S. Happy Birthday Ted and David.
Janet and Jodl,
Happy Blrthdayl It's been 3 years
and you are both still great. We
have to get together. Be good and
best of luck throughout the coming
Love, April
Robin R.,
Hope you get unstuck from ths mud
real soon. If not, beware of popcorn
kernels In the nlghtl
Love, M.M., L.M. and S T .
October 16, 1981
Albany Student Press
Chapel House Services — Masses: Sal. 6:30 p.m., Sun. 12:30
p.m. (Chapel House), Sun. 6:30 p.m. and daily 11:15 a.m.
(Campus Center, Rm 361). Lutheran Campus Ministry/Proles*
lam communiiy: Holy Communion, Sun. 11:00 a.m. (Chapel
JSC/Hlllcl will sponsoi a Sinuhal Total) Party, Wed. Oct, 21.
7 p.m. nt Chapel Hotlse,
"The (irniehil Dead/'ihe ultimale in eoiuvii Minis will he
shim ii on Oel. 19 at 7 p.m. til the Sehnelii line Aits Centei
(ISUSM'II Safe College). Admission; $ | .
Toxic Wastes
The Jawbone Rcudtng Scries of SUNYA's Department of
Inrlish will present Doug Bauer reading his poetry and Jeanne
Laurel her short fiction, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 12 noon to
1 p.m. in the Humanities Lounge (HU 354). All are inviicd.
Tclclhnn '82 — There will he a general interest meeting for
those interested in Sales Committee on Oct. 20, lJ:00 p.m. in
the Campus Center Cafeteria. Anyone Interested in submitting
Ideas Tar a theme for Telethon '82 mny suhmil them to the
Telethon mailbox in the SA office at any time.
Theie will be a Telethon '82 Talent Preview on Sal. Oct 24
I'IOIII 12:00-2:00 p.m., by the Lecture Centers for anyone Interested in the Talent Show for Parents Weekend.
" A n livening Willi Hnrhara Wallers" is open lo the public,
Salnuliiy, Oclobci 24 at 8 p.m. hi the University Gym in
ttssoeintion with Speakers Forum Community-University Day,
and I'm en Is Weekend. Tickets are on sale in the SA Contact
Office and the Campus Center Lobby.
When you need $65 fast,
you find out who your friends are.
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Questions Concerning
A representative will be at CC lobby
Mcfnday Oct. 19th 9:00am-l:00pm.
If necessary you may obtain
ke s or combination there.
Kick and Gary,
I'm going t o drag you through the
Much love and nappmess on this
very special birthday.
Love, Elyse
I couldn't ask lor a better roommate
or buddy. I love ya!
P.S. When's our next slumber party?
"Tomorrow, we shall be older, but
shall we be wiser?" Happy 19th Blrthdayl
My blue-eyed cutle,
Happy 6.25I Looking forward to
many more times o l laughing and
Another bb
Dlal-A-Rumor, Call Steve N.
Let's do the Time Warp againl No
folks It's not another Rocky Horror
Party. We're Time Warping the best
sounds from the 50's-80's. Offering
you the opportunity to Join FultonIrving on October 16 In Fulton's
basement, for a truly Warped Happening!
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NYPIRG seill copies o f the
leporl lo Governdr Hugh Carey,
Commissioner David Axclrod o f
tin' New York Slate Department o f
Health, ami Canadian environmental authorities, and urged these officials i n look Into lite danger.
A.xelrod's press seerelory Barbara
I liiiiiias Noble responded thai
"Niagara Falls is probably tile most
tested wuiei in New York State and
ihis dcpuiimeni sees no shorl-term
health problems from the water
siliutlion." She added, however,
"We- would like lo see some longrange planning in ordei lo correct
ihe shannon. Since 1978' the
Department o f Health has been in
intense opposition and litigation
wiih liookei Chemical, and we
hope to resolve (lie situation in die
continued from page three
bank cheeks and federal grants are
now subject l o pre-audii ami, when
S l I N Y A goes live, these checks
could be delayed up to 10 days.
A l s o , Wiikeman added, the
whole pre-audit process is purely
manual. Without computer supp o r l , the workload will be heavy,
she said.
" I l scares me to think about i l , "
she said. " I t ' s going to tie a mess —
especially when everyone (all 26
campuses to be included in Ihe preaudit program) is doing i l . "
Diesel said I lie pre-audit program
is " n o t creating operating problems
al litis end, but if students are not
getting their money, it's a problem.
" N o b o d y ' s looking lo create problems," Diesel assured. " T h i s is
not your standard case o f . . .
bureaucracy not caring about
human needs."
T.M. and Ace,
Let's stop the drooling and go for
those buns, muscles and white
Dear MaryBeth,
From Q-board to histology, from
Rocket to Bio, Irom Vlnnle to rapes,
this could go on for a mile. Happy
21st you sex goddess you.
All our love, Lisa and Sue
Rich "The Fish,"
Your voltage has Increased. Now
there's three. Remember: We want
you. Wo need you. Stop by.
Socrot Admirers number 1,2,3
You want a WIDGETI
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area," then "secure the water ircatment plants and update (heir si incline and design so the public is not
Hang estimates the net cost to be
between $9 and $36 per year for
each family in a radius of 100,000
Jane Greenberg, Project Coordinator and senior staff official of
the Albany branch of N Y P I R G ,
said the problem will get worse
before il gels better unless it is
followed up.
"Tile follow-up is to keep people
so well-informed thai they won't
tolerate ir," she said. "For years
noone lias done anything about it,
but we're not going to let this drop.
"People here (at N Y P I R G ) arc
ve'ry excited abiuil this; those who
used lo put in only an hour or so a
week Into il arc now putting in two
or three, When you have 65 people
winking here, I lull can make a big
\ spokesperson for lite Governor
said ( n i c y has no comment on Ihe
repitil al lliis lime.
Friends Forever!
To the G e n t l e m e n ol 3 0 0
Next time you want to throw a pizza
party have some consideration. I
don't llko Dominoes Pizza and Joel,
we don't run a dry cleaning service.
Happy Birthday Dave.
69 Russell
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Sports October 16, 1981.
Batmen Slug Way Through
Week of Doubleheuders
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by Marc Hammond
The Albany State baseball team
slugged its way through a whirlwind
week of doubleheuders, coming up
with a 2-3-1 record against
SUNYAC teams. And they're not
done yet.
On Saturday, October 10,
Albany played host to Binghamton
on what Albany coach Vincc
Carncvale termed the "darkest day
of the fall season." Binghamton's
Dan Tawkins no-hit the Danes 2-0
in the first game, while pounding
out a triple and solo homer for his
own cause. The second game saw
Binghamton flex its offensive muscle as they crushed Albany 17-9.
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Dave Pologe, SA Pres.
Kathy Franks, NYPIRG chair.
Jim Tierney, SASU Delegate
Dave Wysnewski, SASU Pres.
Sunday, October 18
Famous Foot Long Sandwiches
•th the exciting
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Then on Monday, visiting Cortland was greeted with a 13-0
shellacking as junior Mike Gartman
reeled off a smooth three-hitter .in
the first game. The second game
was called in the seventh inning on
account of darkness with the score
tied at 11-11. Dane Bobby Conklin's bat came alive as he lashed
out two singles, a double and a tworun homer to ensure a tie.
Oswego was the battleground on
Wednesday as hard-luck hurler
Ralph Volk, whom Carneyale considers, "my best pitcher, without a
doubt," dropped the first game 3-2.
Volk was the victim of Binghamton's 2-0 shutout on Saturday.
Albany capitalized on Oswego's
error-ridden play in the nightcap
and dumped them 8-4.
"They didn't play well," commented Carncvale. "They kind of
gave us the game."
Oneonta challenges the Danes
Friday on the home diamond in the
season finale.
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The women's tennis team faced a
formidable Binghamton squad and
t'ould not muster the upsets to overtake their opponents. The Danes
dropped the match 6-2 and their
record to 3-3.
"Binghamton was basically a
stronger team. We were also missing two key players, Cari Solomon
and Karen O'Connor," said coach
Peggy Mann.
Number one seed, Nancy Light
started Albany on the right track as
she defeated her cross net opponent, 6-4,6-2. Light played a basic
game, keeping the ball in play and
making very few errors.
The score was evened at one as
Joan Phillips proved not to be a
match for Binghamton's Leslie
Ferguson. "Joan made too many
errors and was not able to keep her
lobs in while using a newly strung
racket," evaluated Mann.
Albany's third ranked player
Pain Duchln, gave the Danes the
lead for the final time of the afternoon, defeating Bonnie Koppclman, 7-5,6-1. Duchin had a slow
start, but pulled her game together
late in the first set and became even
stronger in the final set.
There were not many highlights
in singles' competition as Danes
Elisc Solomon, Lauren Isaacs, and
Sandra Borrelle all lost their matches. The score stood at 4-0 in favor
of the home team, Binghamton and
the Danes would have to take all the
doubles' events to win the match.
The Danes' hopes were dashed as
Light and Phillips dropped their
match, 6-7,(7-5),6-3,1-6. The
Albany duo was ahead 4-2 in the'
, first set before Binghamton took
advantage of some Dane errors.
"The girls played an unusual 'i'
formation which initially psyched
out Binghamton, but eventually
made too many errors to win,"
stated the coach.
Duchin and Borrelle dropped
their match, 4-6,1-6, and Isaacs and
Solomon were unable to complete
their doubles games which was even
at one set apiece, due to darkness.
The team will travel to Union
College tomorrow and then to
Oneonta on Monday. "We are starting to get our games together and
we will beat Union and Oneonta,"
added Mann.
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r e c e i v e d a n d based u p o n p e r f o r m a n c e i n t h e p r e c e d i n g w e e k ' s g a m e s .
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to catch, carry,
a foreigner,
w h o had
i n g , s h o u l d s u b m i l a w r i t t e n n o m i n a t i o n i n t h e ASP s p o r l s m a i l b o x i n
g a m e b e f o r e , h a d been a s p e c t a t o r
at t h e A l b a n y S l a t e w o m e n ' s soccer
T h e n o m i n a t i o n should include the player's name, phone n u m b e r ,
p o s i t i o n a n d a b r i e f s u m m a r y o f his p e r f o r m a n c e i n t h e past w e e k ' s
g a m e s . T h e l e a r n c a p t a i n s h o u l d list his o r her n a m e , p h o n e n u m b e r ,
A l l i n f o r m a t i o n w i l l be v e r i f i e d w i l h A M I A , W I R A o r D o w n l o w n
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games p l a y e d O c t o b e r
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N o award will .
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I n g a m e s against
n v a r s i t y a t h l e t e o f t h e week w i l l be c h o s e n b y I h e ASP,
C a t h y Russo h a d an o u t s t a n d i n g game against M a n h a t l a n v i l l c , . c o r i n g Ihe
o n l y goal i n Ihe contest. ( P h o t o : W i l l Y i i r m n n )
h i g h l y s k i l l e d b r a n d o f soccer t h e y
• Varsity A t h l e t e o f Ihe W e e k — I n a d d i t i o n to the I n t r a m u r a l athlete
docs e x e m p l i f y the fact t h a t i n the
the extreme,
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W e use and r e c o m m e n d
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t w o games, he could
q u a l i f i c a t i o n a( all l e a n t m e m b e r s f r o m f u t u r e c o n s i d e r a t i o n as A S P
N o m i n a t i o n s f o r t h e first A S P A t h l e t e o f I h e W e e k w i l l be a c c e p t e d
something o f a liar.
league, learn n a m e , a n d the results o f the week's games.
r e c o r d s . T h e d i s c o v e r y o l ' false i n f o r m a t i o n w i l l result
and Caslleton
extremely physical game, the Danes
Ihe A l b a n y f i e l d .
c a m e o u t o n l o p 1-0.
w o n by
A s f o r l h e M a n h a t l a n v i l l e contest,
b r u t e f o r c e a n d b y f o r f e i l . T h e lat-
" t h e best t h i n g t h a t c a n be s a i d is
I hat w e s u r v i v e d , " e x p l a i n e d A l b a n y
the schedule,
conch A m y Kidder. In what was an
ihe Danes
a n d failed t o s h o w u p yesterday o n
Jeremiah had a powerful
influence on my lye.
He taught me the finer points
ofdrinkin'and dancin?
O f course, some g o o d d i d come
w o m e n ' s soccer t e a m b e t t e r e d t h e i r
r e c o r d t o 9 - 0 . T h e y r e c e i v e d a rest
f r o m t h e i r h e c t i c 14 g a m e s c h e d u l e
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Lastly, on a lighter note, the
sqund had a chance meeting with
soccer legend Pcle, who graciously
posed for a team picture with the
Sweet Jackie, Dnnce Hnll Girl.
Women Spikers
Look Uninspired
In Union Win
by Madeline Pascucel
was v i c t o r i o u s at
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D w y e r c o m m e n t e d t h a t w h i l e there
were n o o u t s t a n d i n g players, the entire t e a m , " f r o m the starters t o the
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O n T u e s d a y t h e t e a m beat U n i o n
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the v i c t o r y " u n i n s p i r e d , " w h i l e the
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Bad Luck Booters Search for Some Answers
State University of New York at Albany
by Marc Haspel
How do you explain it7 A team
seemingly full of good talent that
just can't get the lucky breaks. A
team set back so many times this
fall by misfortune. A team whose
preseason prospects were once so
rosy but now have all but faded.
How do you explain that? According to men's varsity soccer coach
Bill Schlieffelln it's just been one of
those years.
The booters suffered another loss
on Wednesday at University Field half the Danes played the 7-1-3 Bears. Schlieffelln described the against Union in very rainy condiagainst a very tough Keene State Owls very evenly. But problems Bears as perhaps the "worst team" tions the Danes played to their only
College team. The Danes played were evident in the Dane offense. the Danes have faced all season.Yet, tie so far this season at 0-0. Neither
them close the entire game and even Albany was able to move the ball up these are the unlucky Danes and squad could do much as both teams
the 3-0 score was deceiving. The the middle of the field and well into they dropped the match 3-1.
struggled the elements more than
first goal came at 11:34 as Joe Owl territory, but what was missing
"We should Iflve, had eight one another.
Bourassa got the credit for the score was that last good shot on goal.
goals," said Schiclfclin. "It was 1-0
Now that the season is over half
on a play originated from his own
"We know what we're doing but at halftime."
through, the tale has been pretty
corner kick. Bourassa then scored the last touch doesn't click," said
But one second-half goal by the much told. Looking for some exagain at 19:03 as he knocked in a Dane veteran Jorge Ferero. "We
Bears spurred them on and planation of this season, Schliefdeflected ball by Dane keeper Billy made a couple of mistakes at the
Potsdam went on to win.
felln just commented, "we're just
beginning. We gave up two goals,
The Wednesday before then having bad luck."
The rest of the way in the : st but these guys are pretty good."
We're not taking the shots on
goal," he added. "The open shots
we're not taking."
Albany opened the second half
with some good set ups as they
threatened a few times early. Ferero
passed the ball to Afrim Nezaj,
whose strong kick just missed the
net. Ne/aj also teamed up with
junior Paul Aspland but their efforts came up short and Ihc Danes
remained scoreless.
The Owls netted the final goal of
the contest at 13:49 of the second
half as Chris Pangalos booted the
ball in on a play thai continued
after Albany defenders fell that a
Keene hand ball should have been
For Ihc Danes, it was their third
^ ^ ^
straight defeat, lowering their
overall season record to 3-6-1, with
just five games remaining in the
^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ " , Saturday, 10-17 at Binnhantion, 2:00
Women's varsity volleyball vs. Slenn/Nurlh Adams
• Saturday, Albany traveled up Jerry Isaacs waits for a pass In the Albany Stale soccer team's losing effort
Monday, 10-19 at Siena, 7:00
against Keene Stale. (Photo: Sherry Cohen)
north to lake on the Potsdam
Question Mark Returns as Danes Face Cortland
by Larry Kahn
Davis Field. The Red Dragons sport
Quarlcrback Jay Cicply, a three week wiili a bad ankle, hut he is ex- feature of Ihc Dragon offense is
When Ihc season began the a 3-2 record, including a 24-3 poun- year starter, leads I he Red Dragons. pected to return tomorrow. Dave
their front line. "They have a huge
Albany Slate football team had one ding of Broekpoit. last weekend.
After four games Cicply had only Cook, a 5-11, 175 pound freshman, offensive line," said Loehlc.
big question mark—could an inexLast year Albany rushed for an completed 38.8 percent of his eat tied for over 160 yards last week "They're aggressive—they like lo
perienced quarterback, Tom Pratt, incredible 522 yards, including 182 passes, but he is a proven leader.
in only 21 carries.
hit people."
step in and guide the Dune .by fullback Chuck Prime, and
"He's a great field general," said
"He's like a little bowling ball,"
At the tackles Rich Ryan and
wishbone successfully?
whipped ihc lowly Dragons 41-7.
l.oehlc."Hc keeps his poise and he Loehlc joked.
Paul Alexander weigli in al 280 and
In 1980 Pratt saw limited duly as The Danes lead the series 4-0, but
has confidence In himself."
250, respectively, and the guards
Albany's backup quarterback and
this year Cortland is bigger, belter
Joining Cicply in the baekfield is
Cortland also boasis an excellent ' are two 240-pound bookcntls; Greg
was nol impressive, completing on- and more experienced,
a capable set of running backs. receiving corps. None of the Vain, and Bill Pinoiiiio. John
ly six of 24 passes. But in 1981 the
In general, the Cortland offense Mike Bowe returns al'iet entering receivers have o u t s t a n d i n g Irion, al 240 pounds, snaps die ball
question mark began to fade. In
is hard to pin down. Through the the Cortland record books in 148(1 statistics, bin the passing attack on ai center.
the starting role Pralt was rapidly
first four games -they threw an
by rushing for over 9(K) yards in the
"They should lest out defense,"
becoming the best to ever run the average of 19 passes and rushed 45 season and 244 yards in one game. Ihc whole is very well balanced.
Cicply likes Io throw to Howe oul of said Loehlc.
triple-option at Albany, completing
limes per game.
He was the team's leading scorer the baekfield and lo Tom Lee, Mike
But the Dane defense has nol fail35 of 65 passes and rushing lor 170
"They mix it up pretty well," with II touchdowns and he was Milliard and Pete Sell wan
ed loo many tesis lately. I ast week
ranked 17th in Division III rushing.
said Dane assistant coach Davt
they shutout one of the top ruled
Loehlc, "They show no tendenSo fat this season Rich Falasca is
"They all have great catching offenses in Division III in Albany's
ihc Dragons' leading rusher, ability.They all possess good speed 32-0 win over Buffalo, riirotlgh ihc
gives them. They'll pass on first averaging 85 yards per game and 5.3
and good agility," Loehlc noted.
first five games the Danes have
down, run on third down."
yards per carry. He was oul last
Maybe the most outstanding given u)i only 36 points, bui seven
But last Saturday against Buffalo
of those were the result of an inPrdtt was forced oul of the lineup
terception return so the defense is
with a knee injury and he is not exallowing an average of under six
pected IO return until the end of the
points per game.
season, if at all.
So now, six weeks into the
Last week the defensive line
season, Ihc Danes have come full
manhandled Buffalo up front,
circle. They again face that same
allowing only -5 yards on the
question mark—can an Inexperiencground and sacking tlie quarterback
ed quarterback, Tom Roth, step in
13 limes,.
and guide the wishbone?
Defensively, * Cortland lias only
Bob Ford hopes the answer is the
an average seeoiulaiy, but their insame.
terior linemen are hie and their
linebackers are solid.
"Torn Pratt was developing into
the best quarterback we've had in
"They have a line set of
the program. We did some things to
l i n e b a c k e r s , " said I o e h l c .
"They're all good nthlcles thej
exploit his ability," said Ford, the
inn well, they're hie and strong,"
Albany head coach. "Now we'll do
Ihe Dragons should be psyched
things Tom iRnih) can do. He's
up I'm the game tomornot us good a thrower, but he's
row'—Albany is iheii toughest comquick, he's agile and he's got a hell
petition lo dale and "they're comof.a head on Ins shoulders,"
ing off an emotional high," I oehlc
Tomorrow Kotli has the opporimled about ihe Hiockpoit game.
tunity to erase the question mark
Bui ihe Danes should be psyched
when the Danes lake on an improvThe Albany Slate foulhull team's defense has limited opposing teams lo an average of under six points per
up, loo. They have a question to
ed Cortland squad on Cortland's
name. Against lluffulo last week they held Ihc Bulls lo -5 yards rushing. (Photo: Murk Nudler)
October 20,1981
Volume LXVIII Number 31
Senate Tuition Tax Credit Bill Pending
phnlo! UPS
Financial Aids Director WliHIock
"77ie program « . . . not efficient"
by Susan Mllligan
and Frank Gil
A bill under consideration by the
U.S. Senate might help financing
for those who can already afford
college, but the Reagan administration's cuts in education aid make
the proposal irrelevant to lowerincome students, according to
SUNYA Financial Aids Director
Pending in the Senate Finance
Committee is a bill sponsored by
Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-N.Y.)
and Bob Packwood (R-Ore.) that
would allow a tax credit to offset
tuition costs of private elementary
and secondary schools as well as of
colleges, Moynihan staffer Jim
Moors said.
The policy would allow for the
deduction of up to $250 per year of
taxes owed although the credit may
not exceed one half of tuition costs,
Moors explained.
Moynihan's office estimates the
cost of the proposal, if fully instituted, to be $2.7 billion the first
year, fiscal 1983, and upwards of $6
billion by 1985.
with such proposals.
A special group of federal officers from Five agencies, including
the Departments of Education and
Treasury, has been established to
study the proposal's "feasibility
and specifics."
to education aid based on income,
such as Pell Grants.
But Moors said there is "no connection whatsoever" between the
Moynihan-Packwood bill and the
current and pending aid cuts.
Whitlock is opposed to such proposals.
Paradoxically, the Reagan administration — although trying to
reduce federal spending and subsidies — is expected to support the
proposal. Assistant Treasury
Secretary for tax policy John E.
Chapoton testified before a Senate
Committee that the Reagan administration docs support tax
credits for tuition, and said its cost
was "probably the most significant
matter" being considered by Administration members concerned
"The tuition tax credits will help
the wealthy subsidize private
schools for their children,"
Whitlock said. "Also, the middle
class will seek this as an opportunity
to grab a price of the pie . . . both
at the expense of the poor."
Moors explained that the bill was
introduced during the Carter administration and said " the cuts that
have been enacted would have occurred regardless of whether the
tax credit bill was passed." He
noted that Moynihan voted against
the education cuts.
Whitlock stated in addition that
the program "is not an efficient
way to provide educational
benefits. Students don't receive
money when it's needed at the
beginning of the semester, but at
the end,"
Many higher education institutions are concerned that the bill if
passed/ would justify in Congress a
proposal by the Reagan adminstration for an additional 12% in > ,s
OCA Director Dunlea Questioned
by Judie Elsenberg
Questions concerning the relationship between Mark Dunlea's
roles as SA's Off-Campus Association (OCA) Director and New York
State Citizen's Party Co-Chair, as
well as his reported use of SA
resources to engage in political activities, have been raised as the
result of an article recently printed
in the Schnectady Gazette.
In Ihe October 16 issue, Gazette
reporter Phil Blanchard reported
that SUNYA administrators were
currently investigating Dunlea's activities to determine whether they
were in violation of state regulations.
Specifically, the SUNY Board of
Trustees mandate that student activity fees may be . used in,
"Assistance to recognized student
organizations, provided that the
purpose and aciivitcs of the
organization are of educational,
cultural, recreational or social
nature," thereby implying fees
should nol be used in support of
political panics.
However, Dean of Sn lent Affairs Neil Hiown said no lu trial investigation in respect 10 ilii-. issue is
now underway.
According to Student Activities
Director Jim Dollefeld, "We're
basically in ihe information gather-
ing siage. At this point in lime we
have no evidence that Dunlea is
engaging in any inappropriate activity."
The Schnectady Gazette article
was based on a Citizen's Party
leaflet whlch>>gave Dunlea's name
and the OCA phone number for
further information, according lo
SA Vice-President Woody Popper.
Popper noted it is SA's responsibility to determine if action is
Bui he added, "Wc don't have
reason to believe thai Mark
(Dunlea) is using OCA funds lo
support the Citizen's Parly."
"As far as resources are concerned," Popper continued, "he's ad- .
mined to using the phone. I don't
think there's anything particularly
wrong with his receiving calls on a
once in awhile basis."
If Dunlea received phone calls to
a degree dial hampered his ability
to do his job, it would be wrong,
Popper said. But, al ibis point Popper doesn't perceive il to be a problem.
Dunlea said the only relationship
between OCA and the Citizen's
Parly "is me, obviously. It's obvious thai benusc I am in Ihe
Citizen's Party people questioned
the relationship.
Resignations Leave
New Paltz SA in Doubt
by Fcllciu Bcrgcr
All Ihe officers of Ihe SUNY College at New Paltz Student Association (SA) have resigned over academic and personal concerns, accor
ding to their SA Manager Nadine Spies.
Presently the only SA officer left is President Brenda Lewis, whose
resignation will become effective with Ihe election of a new SA president this week.
New Paltz students will vole for new government officers, as well as
for revisions made on their SA constitution, said Spies.
The revisions, written by an ad hoc student assembly, create a student senate to represent the needs and concerns of Ihe student body.
This senate is to be separate from the already existing Student Council, which is made up of SA'member organizations and concerns itself
primarily witli monetary matters.
"I'm not too worried," Dunlea
added. "I'm nol stupid — I don't
spend OCA money for the Citizen's
Dunlea added thai the four
community service interns working
in OCA were instructed not lo promote Citizen Parly candidates and
to otherwise keep the two groups
As for printing the OCA phone
number on Ihe Citizen's Parly
leaflet, Dunlea said he "didn't
think it through. II was a mistake —
it won't happen in Ihc future."
However, he sees nothing wrong
in accepting Citizen Parly calls in
the OCA office. "I work here from
10 lo 4. It's where the press can
reach me during the day," he said,
adding llial he did a loi of his OCA
work al night.
"They're going to call mc here
anyway," Dunlea added. "I'll
discourage llieni bin . . . . "
pfiiiln: Bob Leonard
Off-Campus Association Director Mark Dunlea
"I don't spent OCA money for Ihe Citizen's Party"
SA President Dave Pologe said,
"Wc don't want him to use the
OCA number as a contact point"'
but if someone calls in il would
seem ridiculous nol to answer ihe
As far as SA can tell, Pologe
said, Dunlea did not misuse student
activity fees. But Pologe has told
Dunlea he did not want Ihe OCA
number lo appear on further
Citizen Party leaflets.
Police Ponder Pine Hills Assault
by Susan Smith
A recent sexual abuse incident occuring in the Pine Hills area has
reopened the case of the Pine Hills
Molester, according to Albany
Police Captain John Dale.
On Monday, October 12, at 4:45
a.m., an assailant broke a window
and entered the Willct St. apartment of a 34-year-old Albany
woman. Dale said the assailant,
described as a black male between
17 and 20 years of age, "went to the
woman's bed . . . and knell down
on one knee at the foot of her bed.
He then put his hand under the
covers and was reaching to touch
her when she screamed." Dale said
the suspect then fled.
The suspect was described as
5'8", 140 lbs. and wearing blue
jeans, a sweat shirt, and sneakers.
The woman said she was able to see
the attacker because her apartment
was lit.
"We just don't know if it is the
same guy," said Dale, referring to
the Pine Hills Molester.
A rash of incidents involving the
molester look place over a year ago
in the Pine Hills area where many
students live. In those cases the
assailant slipped through unlocked
doors or windows into apartments
occupied by young females. The intruders fondled the women and fled
when they screamed.
"There arc similarities and differences between this crime and the
approximately 40 reports of the
past molester," Dale said.
The similiarities include the
physical make-up of the assailant
and the nature of the crime.
However, several differences
have lead Albany police to believe
the Willct St. attack may be an
isolated incident. The intruder in
this ease was described as having a
light compaction and freckles,
while Ihe Pine Hills Molcslcr was
believed lo havew a darker complcciion and no freckles.
Further, while the latest assailant
broke a window to enter the apartment, the Molester did not force entry.
Another difference is that women
attacked by the Pine Hills Molester
were somewhat younger than the
Willet St. victim.
Dale refused to comment on
whether Albany "Police would increase patrol cars in the Pine Hills
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