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November 18, 1992

Officials tour crumbling Park Elementary School

Park Elementary School's Citizen Advisory Committee has taken state and county officials on a tour of the deteriorating school building in hopes of winning support for school construction money.

The Board of Education has begun planning a new school, to be built behind the existing building on 11th Avenue in Brooklyn Park. But state officials will decide in December whether to authorize construction money.

CAC officials led Louis L. Goldstein, state comptroller and a member of the Board of Public Works, state Sen. Philip C. Jimeno and others past an ancient heating system, leaking radiators, poor ventilation, deteriorating bricks and a leaking roof.

Woman steals $40 from cash register

A thief grabbed $40 from the cash register of a Brooklyn Park convenience store Thursday, county police reported.

Detectives said the robber walked into the High's store in the 700 block of Church St. at 11 p.m. and brought two pieces of candy to the cash register. When the clerk rang up the items and the cash drawer opened, the robber reached over the counter and grabbed two $20 bills, the police report said.

Officers searched the area for a white woman with dark brown hair, about 5-foot-4 and 100 pounds. She was wearing a blue, hooded sweat shirt.

Fall Festival planned at St. Philip Neri

The Home and School Association of St. Philip Neri, 6401 Orchard Road, is sponsoring its annual Fall Festival on Friday in the school hall. Students will attend from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is welcome from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Santa is to visit the festival during the day and again in the evening.

There will be games of skill and chance, a tombola table, crafts and much more. Baked goods and food will be available. This event will take place rain or shine. Bridgett Moon is the chairwoman.

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