Union-Liberty Journal (Newspaper) - April 13, 1976, Hamilton, Ohio Lakota board awards contracts for garage, Hopewell addition By BECKY CHAMBERS Contracts were awarded April 5 for the addition to Hopewell Junior School, the bus garage, and site development for the new junior school by the Lakota board of education. The projects total Bids .for con- struction of the new junior school itself, expected to cost approximately million will be in June 1. Architect for the projects Al Voorhis, told board members that he had hoped the bids would be lower, but "so far we're right on schedule" as to costs. In the Hopewell -Junior School addition, the general contract was awarded to AHW Construction electric, Barker .Electric and heating, Monroe Heating Bids for plumbing will be rebid. General contract for the bus garage to be located next to the new junior school in Dutchland Woods went to Deger-Novak plus for heating, Monroe Heating plumbing, Tepe and electric, Hamilton Board members debated for some time between the building and a model costing more. Lower cost won out over skylights and enhanced appearance of the more expensive model. Site development for the middle school and bus garage will be done by Armrel Company at a cost of A contract for seeding the site was not approved by the board. In other matters before the board at the special meeting: -R.B." Brunneaman will supply carpet for six rooms at Liberty School at a cost of chalkboards at Union School will be purchased from Irwin Enterpriseds for -members approved purchase of a trailer for mowing grass. -a resolution, approving sale of million in bonds was passed. This follovvs the sale two months ago of in bonds. Total expenditures ap proved that night were Expenditures had been discussed and rediscussed at previous meetings, but only one school district resident a Lakota High School senior attended the final decision Tuesday, April 13, 1976 Vol. 4 No. 21 P.O. Box 107, Maud, Ohio 45069 777-1518 24 Pages 15' Bicentennial festival May 8 AUK YOU LISTENING, EASTER These Liberty Township .Youngsters arc posing by some of their craft work, completed at Orts Nursery School in Monroe. Shown left In right lire Kcrrl Alters. Christy Kusrr, (Kntilcr Ilrnd 1'ost and Kurt Vogelsang. Eighteen booths to date have been accepted for the Bicentennial Festival to be held at Liberty School May 8. The festival. is slated to open at 1 p.m. with a cake cutting ceremony. Booths will close at ,7 p.m. and a dinner .will be held from p.m.. followed by dancing until midnight. St. Susanna supper set The festival is sponsored by the Liberty Township Bicentennial Committee and booths will feature games, crafts and products available for sale to the public. Booths, according to Sandra Tugrul, festival chairman, are the responsibility of eroups them 'for exhibits, and antique farm equipment ribbons will be and old autos are being High hool -NO admission will requested to wear fashioned apparel, keeping with the theme. More wanted old As part of the bicentennial in celebration, the Liberty and Union Township Bicen- tennial Committees are co- organizations are sponsoring a concert May 2 to supply booths, from 3-5 n.m. at Lakota prescntalion by (he school chorale and band. Serving as publicity chairman for Liberty Township Bicenlnennial Committee is Walter G. Peck, 54 Bailey, Hamilton. Easter Bunny hops picture May 2 St. Susanna PTO will sponsor a spaghetti dinner Sunday, May 2 in the school cafeteria, 500 Reading Road, -Mason. Dinner will be served from 1-7 p.m. and the menu will include spaghetti with meat sauce, homemade roils, salad, dessert and coffee, tea or milk. (Pepsi, beer or wine will also -be Individual meals will be priced at for adults and for children between the ages of four and 12. Families 'may take ad- vantage of special family rates which will be offered at between the hours of 1 and 3 p.m. Carry-outs .will also be" available at regular prices. Tickets for the dinner will be sold after all, 'Masses April 18 and 25 and at the door May 2. Chairmen for the event are Janet Walsh, general chairman; Sue Jorden and Norma- Grone, purchasing chairmen and Sandy and Greg Lemmel, kitchen chairmen. Other committee chair- men are Charlotte. Wright, waitresses and waiter; Marge Parks, dessert; Joyce Fink, homemade Mary Kramer, wine and beer and Anne Brewer, publicity. By LOIS COCKERIIAM Mrs. Imogene Orts and Mrs. Barbara Alder of Monroe's Orts Nursery School, must feel quite a sense of accomplishment when Easter rolls around, just looking at the school's Easter egg tree. Between the two of them, they "blew the stuffings out of CO dozen eggs" for their young charges to dye for Easter celebration pur- poses. Recently, students ob- served open house by showing their easel pain- tings, soap pictures, and books they had designed about themselves. Other activities included the planting of marigolds and entertaining classroom guests. The guests were students from a New Miami home economics class who were studying children in the nursery school age group. The children enjoyed them almost as much as their second Easter bunny, or facsimile thereof. Upconiing plans include a Mother's Tea which will be held May 6. Registrations are now being accepted for next year s sessions. Classes for three and four year olds are held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, or Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons. The Easter egg tree, partially shown in this photograph, is one of. the school's most popular yearly projects. Ten eggs each arc dyed by the children. Two eggs arc placed on tree and (he rest, along with a branch, are lakcn home. An egg machine was also used for decorations this year, along with "slapping slyrofoam packing on the Easier also pic- lured in the photo. An open house lor prospective students will be held May 12 from a.m. Persons interested in learning more about the classes may contact Imogene Orls, 539-7977. Liberty Tree planted at Hopewell A part of Hopcnell School's Red, White and Blue Days was the planting of this "Liberty" tree on Hopewell School grounds. The tree, an American Sugar Maple, was purchased by PTA. Shown in-the above pholo are PTA members dressed as historic characters and student council members. Front row (left to right) are: Richard Battaglia, Matt Purvis, Scott Meyers, Karen Itudolph, Lori Huber. Lisa Bctzing, Bryan N'icol and Tim O'Keefe. Back row Roger Tatum, Peggy Conley, Lil Ostcndorf, Henrietta Finch, Gloria Hobbs and Rev. Rodney Vernon. Ipiirnal pholo by Lois Cockerham. Spring fever time again Mother Nature ina'de. her spring debut recently, causing undue suffering for-lhose trapped indoors on a beautiful day. Spring fever has turned UL.I staff members minds lo Ihoughls of Inmtin' mushrooms, goin' fishin, gardening and I don't know what ail. and you can't even find a good cup of sassafras lea in these parls. Journal photo by Lois Cockerham. Hopewell Elementary PTA meeting changed Wesf Chester .youth hurt Randolph Wllnams, in, 7002 Elkwood Drive, West Chester, is In fair condition today at Bethcstla North Hospital after his car, shown above, crashed Thur- sday in Unton Township. Stale highway patrolmen said he was southbound on Cincinnati-Dayton Road when Hie car went off .the west side of the road and struck a concrete bridge near Tri-County Speedway', between Dimmick Road and Crcsccntville Roail. Williams suffered a head injury. He was taken to the hospital by the Union Township life squad. Journal- News pholo by Chuck Klliolt. The Hopewell Elementary PTA meeting has been changed to April 27, p.m. Featured at the April meeling- will be a panel discussion on juvenile delinquency. Panel members will be Jack Milbaucr, chiel probation officer of Butlei County, Phillip Muldoon. deputy director of correc- tions for Hamilton County, and Sgt. Frank Richardson, Union Township police. Milbauer has served as a captain in the Butler County sheriff's department and has worked in probation for 12 years. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland. Muldoon is an instructor in the physiology depart- ment at the University of Cincinnati Medical School and a lecturer at UC evening college. He 'has done postgraduate work at (he University of Chicago. Richardson has served on the Union Township police department for the past five years. He is a graduate of Hughes High School, and served four years in the Air Force. He has been in police work for nine years. Following the panel discussion, election of held, officers will be Those nominated are Peg Conley, president; Gloria Hobbs, vice president; Sue Dar- byshire and Jan Nelson, corresponding secretary; Barbara Kcarns, recording secretary; Owighl Spaulding, treasurer; Ruthalie Napoli, historian; Dave T a c o s i k parliamentarian; and Angie Anastasia, Lil Oslendorf, and Kevin Wallace, delegates.