Sunday, May 05, 2002

Local Digest


Galbraith Road bank branch robbed again

        NORTH COLLEGE HILL — An armed bank robber stole an undisclosed amount of money Saturday morning from the Bank One branch in the 1500 block of West Galbraith Road.

        This was the second time since January that the branch was robbed.

        Officer Keith Gardner said police are looking for a man who entered the bank about 9:20 a.m. and demanded money.

        The man, whose age has not been disclosed, was armed with a revolver and was dressed in dark blue coveralls. He wore latex gloves and a latex “Michael Myers” mask.

        Tellers put the cash, along with dye packs, in a blue plastic grocery bag. The man tripped and fell before running from the bank and driving away in a small white car.

        Hours later, police found clothing and other items now under investigation.

        To leave an anonymous tip, call CrimeStoppers, 352-3040.

Aviation film fest continues at museum

        WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio — The U.S. Air Force Museum's Aviation Classic Film Festival continues, offering The Dawn Patrol at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the museum's Carney Auditorium.

        This 103-minute, subtitled 1938 film stars Errol Flynn, David Niven and Basil Rathbone. The story is set during World War I in the French headquarters of the British Royal Flying Corps, 59th division.

        Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. and a 50-cent donation is requested. Tickets will be available at the museum souvenir shop the evening of the film.

        The museum is located on Springfield Pike, six miles northeast of downtown Dayton.

        For more information, call (937) 255-3286, Ext. 312.

Foundation to give $30K to city, schools

        The Knowledge Works Foundation is expected to announce Monday that it will give $30,000 to the city of Cincinnati and its school district to help coordinate the district's $900 million building plan.

        The announcement will coincide with Monday's scheduled joint meeting between City Council and school board members on the building plan. That meeting will be at 3 p.m. at City Hall, 801 Plum St.

Program offered about rave drugs

        MADEIRA — “The Rave Culture: Ravers & Their Drugs” is the subject of a communitywide program 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Madeira Junior/Senior High School cafeteria, 7465 Loannes Dr., Madeira.

        Officer Dan Aultman of Columbus, former Madeira police officer, will present. Topics include: rave drugs and their effects, music, rave dress and paraphernalia, history of raves and rave locations.

        The Madeira School Drug Task Force is sponsoring the free program. It is open to adults only.

       



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