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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, April 10 - April 16, 1998 - 23 logos brochures + menus + posters display ads tees web site design packaging copywriting + editing Rosanne Pack photo As the old civic center building falls in Milton, the cupolas are conspicuous by their ab- sence. Later, discussion in town council solved the Milton mystery of the cupola caper, and it is known that the surviving structure is intact and well. Demolition of the center was com- pleted last week. The county library building stands in the background. Cupola caper at civic center: Milton mystery By Rosanne Pack Some Milton residents thought it a curious thing that cupolas from the late civic center disap- peared from the demolition site; however, their resting place came to light at a recent town council meeting. When P.D. Camenisch, town councilman, reported that the county librarian wanted the cupo- las for the library, and inquired as to their whereabouts, his question initiated discussion as to exactly who had what claim to the little domed structures that once graced the top of the doomed civic center. Mayor Jack Bushey asked what jurisdiction the town had, if any, since the property was sold to the county for $25,000 earlier this year. Sussex County purchased the property beside the county library so that there will be room for ex- pansion and adaptation of the building, or a new structure. The building that occupied the land, once used as a civic center, was empty for some time and in great disrepair. The transaction is seen as beneficial to both parties, since the county gains ground for in- creasing the size of its library, and the town can use proceeds from the sale to build a new storage and maintenance building. Regirding the cupolas on the now demolished building, Dennis Parkinson, Milton maintenance supervisor, said, "I t,alked to Bob Stickels and others at the county, and they said that if the county wanted them, they would have taken them long ago." Robert Blayney, town council member, then cleared up the issue of "where" by explaining that he Continued on page 24 Before you're out of pre-school, you can start building your college savings with an Education IRA. Parents, grandparents or anyone who loves you can make non- deductible contribu- tions of up to $500 per year up until your 18 'h birthday." The earnings grow tax-deferred and withdrawals are tax- free when used for qualified higher edu- cation expenses, So when your birth- day rolls around, ask for an Education IRA. An Education IRA lets you retire from high school with a nest egg for college. Contributions to Education lRAs may bc made beginning with the 1998 tax year. *Ccrtainincomclimitations mayapply. CoreStates Bank. N.A. Member FDIC CoreStates