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Thursday, June 20, 2013 i g" N/Warren Town and County News Page Three NORWALK PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT [ r NORWALK POLICE CHIEF 1 "- LEISURE LINE " I ) The recently reported threats to Norwalk City Offi- cials have been resolved. A City staff member allegedly received a threatening telephone call from a person who identified himself as Jason Napodano Frida36 June 7. The OFFICE INFORMATION Pick up registration forms 24 hours a day at the Parks and Recreation office or print them off our website: www.ci.norwalk.ia.us. You can mail registration forms, place them in our drop box or walk in. Our office is located at 1100 Chatham Ave. (Public Safety Bldg.). Of- rice hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop box is open 24/7! If you have any questions, call us at 981-9206. Online registration is available. (See website: www.ci.norwalk.ia, us). UPCOMING REGISTRATIONS Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camp, through July 12; Jun- ior Police Academy, through June 21; Junior Fire School through July 28; Fitness: Step, Bootcamp, Early Bird, Kettle Bells, Zumba, June 24 through July 5; PeeWee Flag Football June 24 through July 5; Youth Flag Football June 24 through July 5; Soccer: Youth, Kindergarten, PreK, June 24 through July 5; Munchkin and Beginner Tennis, June 24 through July 5; Dog Obedience School, June 24 through July 5. NON-REGISTRATION EVENTS Wet and Wild Club, Mondays, began June 10; Fam- ily Swim Hour, Sundays, began June 9; Lap Swim: Adults, Dail) Noon to 1 p.m.; Shuffleboard League, Mondays, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at City Park. AMUSEMENT PARK TICKETS Adventureland Amusement Park tickets are now for sale for $32 (gate price $40) at our office. Lost Island, Blank Park Zoo and Worlds of Fun tickets are here too. BRICKS 4 KIDZ SUMMER CAMP Bricks 4 Kidz programs are kid-tested and educator- approved to deliver valuable learning experiences that correlate to a variety of cross-disciplinary curriculum objectives. Using LEGO bricks, your student will build in teams, Bricks 4 Kidz models. Kids will get a t-shirt and a mini figure to take home. This year there is a 20% sibling discount plus a 10% early enrollment discount. This program is for ages 6+. July 15 - 19 (9 a.m. - Noon) Bricks 4 Kidz Zoologist Camp Are you fascinated by the weird but true, wild and wacky, gross and yucky? This is the camp for you. Spend the week discovering the zany biology of our animal friends. Each day we'll explore fascinating facts about the animal kingdom. Build a different animal model each day and fill your "Animal Zoologist" booklet with the crazy and cool facts you learn. August 5 - 9 (9 a.m. - Noon) Amusement Park Rides Get your ticket to ride at Bricks 4 Kidz very own Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each da3 learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Motorized models maximize the action and fun. Each camp day includes games, group challenges, model-building and more. Registration Dates: Through June 28 (early bird discount), July 1 to July 12; Loca- tion: Norwalk Public Safety Bldg; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $180/camp, non-residents $207/camp; Minimum/ Maximum: 6/20. NORWALK JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY The Norwalk Police Department is again conducting the Junior Police Academy for the City of Norwalk. The program is a partnership between the Parks and Recre- ation Department and the Norwalk Police and is an opportunity for the police officers to build a positive bridge with the youth of the community. Cadets will take part in fingerprinting, investigating a crime scene, taking photos, casting footprints and running an obstacle course. Each student will receive a t-shirt at the end of the week. Registration Dates: Through June 21; Pro- gram Dates: July 9 - July 12 (students who completed grades 3rd - 6th); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk resi- dents $23, non-residents $26.50; Maximum: 16 students. NORWALK JUNIOR FIRE SCHOOL Learn basic firefighter skills to include use of fire hoses, ladders, hand tools, fire investigation and breath- ing apparatus training. Basic first aid and ambulance equipment will also be demonstrated. Fire department staff will be coordinating this fun program. Registra- tion Dates: Through July 28; Program Dates: July 29 - August 1 (students who completed 3rd - 6th grades); Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Location: Norwalk Public Safety Building; Cost: Norwalk residents $23, non-resi- dents $26.50; Maximum: 12 students. STEP BENCH AEROBICS/INTERVAL This is a class of high energy aerobic routines inter- spersed with intense cardio segments and followed by a recovery period. Class will improve cardio condition- ing. This class is for any fitness level and can be adjusted to a low or-high impact class depending on the level of fitness you are. The bench is provided and you may bring floor mat/towel and hand-held weights to increase intensity and improve muscle tone. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: June 24 through July 5; Dates: Monday/Wednesday -July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, August 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21; Time: 6:15 to 7:15 p.m.; Location: Oviatt Multi-Purpose Room (door #16); Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/30; Cost per 7-Week Session: Residents-1 class per week $24.50, non-resi- dents $28.20; 2 classes per week Norwalk residents $49, non-residents $56.40. EARLY BIRD BODY SCULPTING For those of you who get up with the chickens, come join this early morning class that will work on ultimate body sculpting, Pilates and Chicometrics. This class is designed to maximize core strength, firm and tone your butt, thighs and arms. This class will use dumbbells, big exercise balls (your own on designated days) and dynabands that will put you to the test with added in- tensity. Bring a mat/towel; hand weights are optional. Mary Jane Sharp is the instructor. Registration Dates: June 24 through July 5; Dates: Tuesday/Thursday-July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, August 1, 6, 8, 13, 16, 20, 22; Time: 5:30 to 6:15 a.m.; Location: Norwalk Easter Pub- lic Library ICN Room; Minimum/Maximum per class: 10/20; Cost per 7-Week Session: Norwalk residents 1 Concluded p. 15 weather, COOL rate! started on your summer projects today... 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The Norwalk Police Department expresses its grati- tude'to the Warren County Attorne36 Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Joint Terrorism Task Force, the Iowa Department of Public Safety Fusion Center, the Kalkaska County Sheriff's Department in Michigan, the Chicago Police Department and Batavia, Illinois Police Depart- ment. With their assistance actions have been taken to nullify the threat and assure the safety of Norwalk City Officials and our Community. We thank our Commu- laity for their ongoing support of our efforts to keep our community safe and to our neighboring law enforce- ment agencies as well for their offers of assistance. Those efforts have resulted in this situation being safely re- solved. The cooperation between agencies has proven invalu- able, especially the involvement of the intelligence staff from our State Fusion Center. They helped coordinate many different resources and information in many dif- ferent places. The FBI Counter Terrorism Team assisted us in making the personal contact to investigate and help us nullify the threat. We also appreciate the cooperation of City and School officials to help us make contingency plans had we not been able to resolve the matter. We thank you for your patience and support as many handsworked in many places to turn this case. " SHERIFF'S REPORT I I Disclaimer: All defendants are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. i ACCIDENTS June 7 - 8:30 p.m.: Mo- torcycle driven by Jason Hainline, 38, Prole, was traveling northbound on 60th Avenue. Deer came out of ditch in front of ve- hicle. Driver's evasive ac- tion put bike into a slide and collided with deer. Both driver and passenger injured. Driver did not have motorcycle endorse- ment and plates on motor- cycle were expired. Two citations were issued. Both driver and passenger went to hospital, passenger by ambulance, driver by per- sonal vehicle. June 9 - 1:45 a.m.: Michael Dunn, 32, Indi- anola, stated that he fell asleep while driving and went off the roadway. Truck struck a planted bush in the south ditch causing the truck to go air- borne. When truck next struck it landed on its nose and went airborne again. The' truck next landed on its top and continued to roll toward the west. The truck came to a rest on the passenger's side with the nose of the truck facing north. The driver crawled out and went home, leav- ing the truck in the victim's front yard. The victim woke up and called law enforcement when he dis- covered the truck. Warren County Sheriff's dispatch called the registered own- er and he came back to the scene of the accident. The distance from where the truck left the roadway to where it came to a rest is 292.3 feet. it's estimated that over 3,000,000 miles of dental floss are purchased in North America each year. 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