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   Wellsville Daily Reporter (Newspaper) - December 20, 1977, Wellsville, New York                                Karen Wolfe named Jaycees Outstanding Young Person While only one can represent the Wellsville Area Jaycees at The Outstanding Teenage Young Person at Buffalo all four local nominees were termed winners by program chairman Dale jKaren Wolfe was announced the choice of the judges last night at the Cameo where the participants and their parents were guests of the Matthew John Osborn and Vickie Vossler are at the top of their senior class at Wellsville High Miss Wolfe is fourth academically in a class of with an average of She participates in the Owl school newspaper and the Gras singing She teaches Sunday school and plans on attending Matthew Horton is at the top of the class with an average of He is on the Owl staff and participates in and John Osborn is second in the class with an average of He is a track man Vickie third with an average of is a member of soccer team and the International All received plaques denoting their participation in The four were interviewed 14 by Dan editor of the Wellsville Daily Reporter Dale Jaycees internal vice president Joe manager of First Federal Savings and Loan Bob administrator of Jones Memorial Hospital and Bob club Burgess observed it was a hard Dorothy representing Wellsville High thanked the Jaycees for helping to give the students the recognition they The OTYP dinner also doubled at Bosses when club members host the men they work The event promotes understanding and cooperation of employers when the clubs service activities compete for an employees The evening was highlighted by a slide presentation by Henry anesthesiologist at Jones Memorial of the many components of the facility and staff that make the many little miracles Guests were brought up to date on the Jaycees activities so far this including the drive to keep Childrens Hospital the Muscular Dystrophy Holiday for the and the Haunted OTYP NIGHT Karen Wolfe was announced the Wellsville Area Jaycees Outstanding Teenage Young Person Shown are club Internal Vice President Dale Burgess at President Robert and program participants Vickie Matthew Horton and Miss Wolfe Absent is John Reporter photo Freedom Wellsville Reporter Allegany and Potter Counties Watchful Newspaper Ninety Seventh Year New Tuesday December 1977 15 Cents Per Copy Contracting for sub teachers Wellsville passes for now FINAL ACTS One plus one equals one in the case of the Town and Village of Friendship The village board had its last regular meeting as a vil lage with final plans for dissolution The town which will be responsible for the area encompassing the village beginning in attended the meeting to wish the villagers well and to get informed on what business it will be picking up in Sitting from left are Carl outgoing town supervisor Gerald mayor of the village and Clair incoming Standing from left are Bob town councilman Harris village trustee Bette town and village clerk Richard village trustee George villsge trustee Keith town justice and Howard Die town Reporter By DAN BABCOCK The Wellsville Central School District could stand to lose up to next year thanks to a federal law which would force school districts to pay unemployment benefits for substitute the Wellsville School Board last night voted to table a proposal which would have approved the advertsing of bids for the contracting of substitute teacher If the board contracted with an agency for substitute teacher it would not be responsible for paying unemployment But the board became leery of such a move last night after Superintendent Stanford Masin said that to hire substitute teachers now through contract would be to invite Masin said that although he favored contracting substitute teacher he didnt want to place Wellsville in the position of being a possible test The state education Masin has not yet accepted the legality of substitute contracting because there is nothing on record that gives precedence for The superintendent advised the board to wait for a ruling by the state attorney general on the legality of contracting substitute teacher Vote in favor of the motion to table was 6 to Opposed were Ron Preston Lucas and President Senta Bolander said passage of the motion simply enabled the board to solicit Lucas We cant afford the liability of unemployment In other the board approved 6 to 3 formation of an ad hoc committee to participate in the process come the new Such a committee would involve from 13 to 17 community people selected by the board to provide input and suggestions on the schools next James Gardner said he was concerned that the board would tend to choose members which might not be representative of the community or those who might only think one way about the It could be Farewell night for effects show ANGELICA The farewell All persons who have not seen the Vltec lm Lite Showyet or those tosee it Central School has been again are scheduled for on 22 at Admission donations will be taken at Angelica the yv jr SNOW SCENE Wellsville1 s village side streets looked like scenes one would see a postcard Monday after up to a half foot of snow fell in some areas Sunday night and early Monday This scene shows a view on Earley Reporter Photo Weather Periods of rain mixed with snow late then changing to snow during the night with a winter storm watch in Low tonight about Snow con tinuing Wednesday with a high in the mid Chance of precipitation 100 per cent tonight and HIGH 36 LOW 29 The high occurred at noon and 3 and the low at 6 There was a trace of rain and and the barometer at read and Temperatures were 36 3 36 6 33 9 30 32 3 31 6 29 9 30 and New director Announcement of the appointment of Dawn Murken of Belfast to the position of executive director of the Allegany County Unit of the American Cancer Society has been made by Peggy unit Murken will assume the position Tuesday and is presently working closely in orientation of local office and unit function with Shelby Legacy whose resignation becomes effective Murken was raised in the Elmira area and graduated from Southside High School She has lived in Belfast for the past 10 years and has three children 16 14 and They live on a farm where they raise Morgan Murken was affiliated with Diet Workshop as a lecturer in Olean and Cuba for three Since 1976 she has been on the office staff at K Mart in Saying she has found her work with volunteers in Allegany County very Legacy I feel good putting the unit in Dawns hands she is extremely and is highly motivated to work with volunteers and to continue present programs and the Second man charged with arson in area blaze HORNELL A 20yearold Wellsville man was arrested Monday by the Steuben County Sheriffs Department in connection with the alleged intentional burning of a Bald Hill Road Hornellsville last Don Thomas of 224 Madison was charged with thirddegree arson for his alleged involvement in the suspicious fire which destroyed the home of Samuel Nisbet of Hornell RD Nisbet was arrested Saturday by the sheriffs charged with thirddegree Nisbets arrest was made after a complaint filed by Steuben County Deputy Fire Coordinator Eugene According to the sheriffs department Nisbet is alleged to have agreed to pay Thomas for his services as soon as he collected from an insurance company carrying the homeowners The house was covered under a policy at the time of the Thomas and Nisbet were arrested by Undersheriff Joseph Nisbet and Thomas are alleged to have poured gasoline in the Nisbet Bolivar Yule concert slated BOLIVAR Three choirs and two bands will be featured at the Bolivar Central School Annual Christmas Concert Open to the the concert begins at in the school Pam Graffius will direct the fifth and sixth grade choir in its while Norene Ferris will direct the junior and senior high Ralph Butler will conduct the junior and senior high Both modern and traditional Christmas music will be offered at the homes Thomas was arraigned before Avoca Town Justice Mary Shults Monday and his case was adjourned day to day after a request was made for He was committed to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of cash bail or property Nisbet is also being held in the Steuben County Jail in lieu of cash bail or property Richard Stevens said the method of selecing such members should be specified to allow for some practical people on George Quinn said 13 to 17 people would make for an unmanageable and he said such a committee would be a high He opposed the as did Stevens and Max In other the board APPOINTED Sue Duel as temporary typist at the high school at per ACCEPTED the resignation of middle school science Edward who be taking a position in industry after DENIED a request from Elsie Swartz to have her maternity leave shortened by about a The board reasoned that it had already committed itself to a substitute teacher for a predeterminod period of HEARD Streeter say that the schools cultural education program was progressing Students have attended many performances and have heard informative both in Wellsville and at Alfred NOTED that evaluation forms on Superintendent Masin will be turned in and discussed with Masin at the next work Masiris contract is coming up for HEARD a report by James Gardner and Ann Fleeger which argued for the reinstitution of an honor roll in grades 912 this Gardner said two honor rolls might be a good idea one for academic achievement and one for significant academic He said the concept could be reviewed at the close of the md he quoted Masin as saying What can we lose by an honor roll The concept will be voted on in IN TRAINING Dawn at will assume the duties of exeputi ve director of the Allegany County Unit of the American Cancer Society beginning Shelby at whose resignation from the position was announced in the Reporter last is train ing the new director this Reporter Photo   

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