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Two Students Suspended in Cross-Burning

April 2, 1986

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) _ A University of Alabama official says it is unlikely that two students will try to get back into school after suspensions for burning a cross outside the planned new home of an all-black sorority.

A disciplinary committee suspended the two indefinitely after they admitted burning the cross early Saturday outside a cottage that will be the residence for Alpha Kappa Alpha, said Mike Ellis, direct contact federal officials by telephone twice a week, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Diane Giacalone, adding that he last checked in on Friday.

She said releasing Dellacroce on bond was ″a judgment call based on the security he posted and the circumstances of his father’s death.″

Dellacroce’s bond was secured by his mother’s bank account and a Manhattan co-op owned by an aunt and uncle.

Ms. Giacalone said there were several thousand dollars in the bank account put up by Mary Dellacroce for her son’ys, sluggish manufacturing again forced pennsylvania’s economic growth into a holding pattern. this is despite a February unemployment rate that fell below the national average for the first time in four years. Penn State University economist Bill Anderson says, ″It’s disappointing in that in December and January we saw our first increase in manufacturing job levels in several months. We started getting some indications that perhaps the job losses in manufacturing were coming to an end.″ Overall, (five point 22) (M) million Pennsylvanians were employed in February. The state’s unemployment rate for the month dropped from (seven point five) percent in January to a seasonally adjusted (seven point one) percent, compared with (seven point three) percent nationally, the survey says.

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Opera star Luciano Pavarotti has entered final rehearsals for a concert at the city’s sports arena saturdday to benefit students and highlight winners of his voice competition for young singers. The Italian tenor is donating his time for the performance, ″A Pavarotti Salute to Youth.″ The Opera Company orchestra and a four-hundred-voice chorus will fill out the cast. Proceeds will be divided between the Opera Company of Philadelphia-Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition and Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools.

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