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Eastern Hills Journal (Newspaper) - January 07, 1981, Cincinnati, OhioLibrary Ohio historical interstate 71 a Columbas of 43211 sixty 4 eth a v1 j-l-1 wik a al . Postage a 10 i net mum Ohi put hit to. Of Oakley beautification efforts cite Warners habits cafe win Ora accolades by Lisa Twyman c Oppi a Quot a residential honors in the annual Oakley beautification contest were Tom and Sally Warner of 3803 Drakewood or winning business entry was habits cafe on Madison Road. The event is sponsored by the Oakley residents Assn. The Warners acquired their Home last summer in a sheriffs auction. They had noticed a sign posted in front of the House indicating the Tipsie and place of bidding. Sally said the sheriffs office took this step because the first time the House was offered for Sale no one bid on it. Sally said tales on the Street Tell of the houses previous owner an elderly Recluse with 30 cats who died in the House. The woman lived without electricity or water and Sally said the result was a House in a dilapidated condition. But Sally said her husband Tom convinced her to put on some old work clothes a and tramp through the Tom who is a graduate of the us school of architecture obviously saw some potential in the House so As Sally said a on Blind Faith i agreed we should buy from september to june the Warners worked on the House. Sally said Tom had an idea of what he was doing but she just a rolled up her sleeves and Learned As i went the couple stripped the House to the a studs starting on the inside a because we did have to live in they subcontracted the heating and dry Wall work but did the carpentry and painting themselves. On the outside they removed the a Star paper Brick which was like roofing shingles Quot and revealed the Lap a siding. They also rebuilt one of the outside Walls. Sally said they still have some work to do such As adding a deck and other cosmetic improvements. De Hall one of the proprietors of the habits cafe termed the bar a a shot and bottled Beer Quot place before he and his partners Mark and Trish Rodgers acquired it. He said the place was a rundown Quot and that a some people in Oakley were not Happy when they Learned the new owners were going to make it a bar but Hall and company changed the whole character of the place. Hall said the first thing they did Quot was remove the from left Are the Halls de and Barb and the Rodgers Trish and Mark co owners of habits Quot cafe. Habits was named Winner off the business category. Pool table and scraped the diamonds off the 1 on the outside they repainted put in an awning Over the door Hung a contemporary a a habits a a sign and placed plants in the window. Inside Hall said they tried to a modernize but keep the old pub in keeping with this plan they worked around the original bar and Are now waiting for a stained Glass window scheduled to arrive in january to further Spruce up the place. The partners wanted to create a comfortable setting for the clientele so they exposed the Back Brick Wall Hung Burlap on the other Walls stuccoed the ceiling installed rotating Hunter fans and added old pictures posters instruments and other Para Phinilia to add a unique Charm to the place. Hall said they also have a a Jukebox pinball machine and darts team. Early next year the cafe anticipates permission from the health department to Start serv ing soups salads and sandwiches in addition to Beer and wine. Hall said this addition would do even More to promote the a conversation bar that habits is fast becoming Nancy Yenke who headed the Effort to recognize beautification efforts in Oakley said that All the Nomi n actions came of 4 from people in the Community. Next Yenke and her two judges looked Over the properties. For the residential they looked for the greatest improvement in a two year time Span and for commercial properties the time allotment was improvement Over one year. She said the two winners were Given an engraved plaque which is rotated to the winners each year. However Yenke said that As a permanent Keepsake the Warners and habits were Given a certificate As Well. Yenke said that the other nominations for residential were Randy Williamson 3106 Mark Breit Rick and Paula Helmes 2725 Hyde Park ave. David Schepmann 4223 32nd st. Stephanie Stringer and Cynthia Kintzer 3919 Taylor and Greg and Geri Rice 4112 Taylor. Commercial nominations were a amp a industries on Ridge for improvements to its parking facilities the Williamson co. And the Oakley masonic Temple on Madison and Tony Palazzolo rental properties. All of these were also cited for landscaping improvements. To place a classified and Call 731-7170 by 3 00 . Monday display advertising amp news Call 531-0234 paper delivery 731-4200 Eastern Shiffe Jami Cincinnati us Bimbane newspapers inc. Serr Irig j 7,000 Homes in Eastwood East Hyde Park Fairfax Hyde Park Madison place Madisonville Mariemont it Lookout Oakley a Shawano Trail Terrace Park y a Mark of cow Liioi est. 19�16 vol. 45 no. 1 20c Cincinnati Ohio wednesday Jan. 7, 1981 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 531-0234 Tom. And Sally Warner winners of the residential beautification category display their plaque. They also received a certificate As a permanent Board agrees to teacher wage hike by Marty Bartlett the Mariemont Board of education has unanimously accepted the recommendation of a five Man impasse panel to give teachers a 6.75 percent pay raise including fringe benefits based upon the Cost of bargaining figures presented to the Board dec. 31. Under terms of the proposed contract these items have been agreed to in principal a add 365 Day in Hospital medical rider. 80 percent of Hospital expenses covered up to $2,000 and 100 percent coverage Over $2,000, major medical. A Extension of limitation of major medical to a no yearly limit and a a $250,000/lifetime. A a increase dental plan. A increase term life insurance from $10,000 face value to $15,000 face value. Items agreed to by the Board but still to be approved by the teachers Are a salary increase of 6.75 percent including increments and fringe benefits. That Means that a starting teacher with no experience and a a degree will be paid $11,630 in the Mariemont system. A pick up increase on hospitalization limited to a Dollar amount equal to 6.75 percent increase. With new increases hospitalization now costs $99.51 for a family $40.46 for single the school system would absorb. Any increase up to $105.48 for a family $42.78 for a single. Teachers would pay any extra beyond that figure. The increased Cost to the school system will be $143, 962 .64 annually for a total of $2,276,742.52 annually in salaries and fringe benefits. The proposal now must be accepted by the teachers. The Board voted to offer full time non certified personnel such As office workers and building maintenance people the same contract except for the increase in term life insurance from $10,000 to a $15,000. The contract is for the year 1981. In its report the panel noted a the 6.75 percent increase will probably cause a deficit in 1982 if there is a 7 percent raise in. 1982. We Hope the teachers projections of increased income for the school District will come True and that other managerial moves will make possible at least a 7 percent raise in �?T82.�?� talks had started in Early november with an Exchange of information and continued with face to face talks in Early december. Representing the Board in negotiations was attorney George Roberts while Bob Ein Haus and John Hoffman represented the teachers. An impasse was declared on dec. 19. The teachers chose Tom Ader continued on Page 2. Irvin Westheimer founder of big Brothers Dies at 101 mental health unit offers free training course for volunteers the mental health Assn. Of Cincinnati has announced a 10-week course the Volunteer training program Ftp to acquaint prospective volunteers with the role of the Volunteer the extent of Community resources and a greater awareness of mental health. Since the course originated in 1963, More than 700 volunteers have completed it and Given their services to the Community. One is Mary Smith a Hyde Park resident and retired Procter amp Gamble Home economist and chemist. _ before taking the Ftp Smith had volunteered at Longview Hospital in its training in Independent living program til and the Hyde Park senior Center. Hearing about the Ftp she applied because a i Felt i needed More information to be a More Mary Smith discusses volunteering As granddaughter Martha Jevicks listens in. Effective agent in the mental health after graduating from the Ftp course Smith returned to til and helped in its merger with Cincinnati restoration inc. Jer she is currently on the Board As Volunteer advocate working to make the Volunteer a meaningful part of cri. For the graduates of the Ftp 1981 class Mary will be facilitating Agency placements. The role _ of the Volunteer is becoming More and More important in the 1980�?Ts to provide one on one support in agencies where staff reduction due to economic trends becomes apparent. Also More and More employed persons Are looking for challenging service opportunities now available in voluntarism a she said. The course 6 30-9 30 . Tuesdays and thursdays beginning March 3 at the Community Chest building 2400 Reading rd., features lectures and discussions by Community professionals cum the Fields of psychiatry psychology. Social work Medicine education and human relations. There will also be personal growth workshops Agency presentations and Tours of local mental health facilities. The course is free in Exchange for a commitment a two year four hour a week Volunteer position with any one of More than 50 agencies in town. Opportunities include such Volunteer positions As crisis support counselling social work and mental health assistants one on one relationships support group facilitators and Many More. The course according to Joanne Rowitz Mhaas director of Volunteer services does not formally train people for crisis phone counselling for example but if a Volunteer chooses this further training is arranged through the individual Agency involved. The prerequisites for the course limited to. 35 ,. Said Rowitz Are a genuine interest in people sensitivity time to take the class and give Volunteer service reliability and for further information or an application Call the mental health association 721-2910. Irvin Westheimer died in his sleep at his Hyde Park apartment on dec. 31. He was 101 years old. Westheimer distinguished himself nationwide As the founder of the big Brothers of America. The organizations beginning a tale which is fast becoming legend has Westheimer witnessing a Young boy. Rummaging through garbage. Westheimer was then a 23-year-old Salesman for his fathers distillery com any and he watched the y pull a scrap of food from the rubbish and share the morsel with a canine companion. Westheimer was moved to the Point where he approached the boy and took him to lunch. He Learned that the boy was from a family supported by the mothers income with no paternal influence to guide the boy on the often times tur inside the jew Wiff Page 2fix anticipates coming year w Ith Row Summit lose. Of Bryanville gallery hosts Harry Callahan. Page 3a Doc Kusel inducted to Hall of Fame Page 4mariemont satellite base monitors rainfall Clermont College courses Church events. Bulent trek through adolescence. So Westheimer continued his Friendship with the boy and thus we re sown the seeds for big Brothers. Westheimer nurtured the idea for a big brother support network by introducing it to businessmen in other cities and encouraging them to establish chapters of their own. As a Means of historic perspective big Brothers was born in an Era which predated any Type of social services prevalent today. Westheimer was advocating the organization before social Security unemployment benefits or food Stamps. Even today despite the shift towards a heightened social responsibility big Brothers remains a viable Force in the . And abroad. In 1977, big Brothers merged with big Sisters. The combined Effort has grown to comprise 400 agencies in the ., has taken Root in 18 other countries and helps More than 168,000 children. Besides his humanitarian achievements Westheimer was recognized As an adept businessman who believed strongly in the american free Enterprise system. He founded Cincinnati a largest investment and brokerage firm West Heimer amp co., in 1916. The company consolidated with the new York firm of Hayden Stone amp co., and Westheimer remained an Active member in the Enterprise until his 80th year. Westheimer was renowned around his Regency apartment Home As an amazingly Young 101. Visitors to the apartments could often catch a glimpse of the centenarian walking through the lobby and friends will attest to his alertness up to his death. Westheimer is survived by two sons Charles i. And Robert i. Of Cincinnati eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Irvin Westheimer uwp�vt4 hours mon Sai Noom arct Ink Sihu of its Gold Silver coins t Sterling we buy Cash payment Yod t Market ii1hegumu0f pokes and Willims Ive. In Norwood 631 2112 Ort 7 mys mum paint Center 4109 Plainville re 271 3210 iras available savings and loan company 6923 Madisonville Road Mariemont of

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