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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - April 11, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioTo rest my journal april 11, 1978 single copy 15c���?Ts Spring at last the buds Are coming along on the Trees and the Flowers. The daffodils and forsythia Are showing their vacations of yellow Flowers and baseballs Are being thrown around. It s Spring at last and we can put the Winter of 1978 behind us. Its a time to be glad we re alive and recall All the simple but Joyful things of life. J of Nta photo w right. Trustees plan to remove Sand from township roads Anderson township trustees Are planning to take whatever measures Are necessary to remove the Sand that has collected on township streets since the Winter. Tom Taylor president of the trustees said the Sand is hazardous in some township intersections where it has accumulated. Township he said never has had this problem before since Salt has never accumulated in such Large amounts. Township Road Crews had to use More Sand than Normal after the Salt Supply dwindled because of boats iced in at the Markland dam last february. Township was using three buckets of Sand to one bucket of Salt in the mixture Taylor. Said. Trustees expect to discuss the problem at the april 12 meeting if work Hasni to started by then. Trustees he added Are considering renting equipment they do it themselves Kathy Brill. 15, and Robin Day 13. Decided to sweep their Street Burline Hills and not leave it up to the township. Robin said it was Kathy a idea. They started at about 6 . Wednesday and hoped to finish the entire Street by sometime the next Day. Pebbles were flying up and hitting them when motorists drove Over the Sand Robin said. And this disturbed their play activities. From private contractors or making arrangements with the county. Alternatives of the various methods were being weighed by trustees last week a a general pass through the township by the equipment is planned Taylor said. Problem is a not isolated to one part of the township but is across the whole township from Turpin Hills to Anderson Hills to Summit estates he added a drive around and you la find a Quantity of Sand on the streets. Taylor said Bob Dorsey and Taylor spent half of april 1 in helping with the maintaining of service by the Road Crew since John Dahlheimer head of the Crew has been hospitalized with a heart stoppage since easter sunday. George Meyer of the department is keeping daily Contact with Dahlheimer who is expected Back Home soon to Complete . Train or of county police says no evidence to prove burglaries result of a organized crime the Hamilton county sheriffs dept has said patrol can a find no evidence to support an Assumption that the recent burglary problems in Anderson township is the a result of organized sgt. Frank Tramar Liaison officer to Anderson township trustees has written the trustees that residents should not a Rule out the possibility of persons responsible for criminal acts being from your immediate sgt. Trainor made his reply to a request from Board president Tom Taylor seeking information regarding the recent rash of burglaries in the township. Recycling project suggested for it. Washington a 5000 Here is the text of sgt. Trainor a letter april 7, 1v7s gentlemen the following is forwarded in reply to a request from trustee Tom Taylor for information regarding recent burglary problems within Anderson township. It has been recently brought to the attention of both your Board As Well As our department that Many rumours opinions mis truths and misinterpretations have been circulated regarding the burglary problems and subsequent investigation Progress it is hoped that this reply will answer clarify or explain the current problems. First of All there has been talk of the current problem being the result of organized crime. The sheriff s depart ment has explored this possibility and find no evidence to support such an assume Tion. This determination is based upon information gained by the patrol officers investigation made at the time of the reported incident As Well As subsequent by Julie Purnhagen journal contributor a recycling project in it. Washington was suggested by Gary Espenscheid for the use of the Charles Stuart Mott foundation Grant at the april 3 it. Washington civic club meeting. The Charles Stuart Mott foundation Grant is a $5000 fund to be used by the members of the Community to better the it. Washington area the establishment of an on going recycling Center similar to that in Hyde Park would conserve Energy in it. Washington according to Espenscheid. The Center in Hyde Park Plaza is run by five different Community groups and the groups split the profits earned. Collected Are by Metal tin or aluminium cans Clear or coloured Glass and newspapers. The Hyde Park Community groups collect full profit from the newspapers and half the profits from the Glass and cans. The remaining Money is received by the Cincinnati experience an organization of University of Cincinnati students who collect the materials for the recycling process. The Hyde Park recycling Center is approximately 60 feet by 80 feet and is open from 9a.m. To 2 30 . Fun saturdays. The location of the recycling Center in it. Washington a oui Nave to be decided by me Community. Other proposals for use of the Mott foundation Grant according to Dottie Reif Secretary to the it. Washington civic club include a projector and screen to be used for Forest Hills journal 54 Bata via Pika Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 ims coverage of am Donon towns hip a it. Washington Newtown a California every tuesday. Forest Hills journal april 11, 1978. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Circulation Quot audited by various Community presentations by mental health service East a pocket Park in the it. Washington Square the planting of Trees along the business District in it. Washington a clock for the it. Washington Pool and a scholarship for guardian Angle school. A we Hope to have the project decided upon by May a said Hubert Warford president of the civic club. It. Henry Klein of the Cincinnati fire department engine company no. 7, spoke to the civic club on disaster planning in it. Washington. A eighty per cent of tornadoes occur during april and explained Klein. A in Case of a Tornado above All remain Calm. You can accomplish much More in a. Calm a said Klein. A a it a important for families to have a plan established to go to a Safe area let the children know the plan a stressed Klein. A the sound of a Tornado is a Roar. If you have a basement get to it. If you done to have a basement go join mid territory the Southwest Corner of the House and find shelter. Hide under furniture. Open the windows in the House on the opposite Side of where the Tornado is coming from. Turn off the Gas water and he said. A have a weeks Supply of canned food and food for your pets on hand in your shelter area. Have a first Aid kit a Hammer nails hand saw and a fire extinguisher a said Klein. A a done to go out after the Tornado and Survey the area leave that to the fire department. Dangerous wires could be hanging Loose. Keep the phone lines open and rely on. The radio for additional information a said Klein. Quot the . Department of Commerce publishes a Quot spotters guide about Tornado. You can Contact them for a copy a he said. A the fire department has to take action to save lives. You can intact engine company no. 7 at 2058 Sutton if you have any questions a said Klein. Turpin robberies believed solved with arrest of 4 Hamilton county police say that eight or nine robberies in the Turpin area have been closed with the citing of four Turpin High track team members. The four were charged with aggravated robbery of a Turpin Hills Home. Col. Daniel Wolfangel and detective Robbert Hall said there have been a series of robberies in Homes in the Anderson i 11s-Britney-Salem re. Area. Police Are currently following up leads in these incidents Only adult identified was Roy Dunlap 18, 5860 Clough Pike who Hall said was offered a scholarship at Ohio state five mile first to qualify for Federal $ the five mile sewer is the first project of the metropolitan sewer District mob which has qualified for Federal funding. So says Richard Fahey superintendent of administration for mob. A we Hope we have More a he told the journal. Cost to local residents would have been More if the Federal Grant had not come through he said. Another first for mid is an informal hearing on the project. He has been with the department since it started in 1968 and it is the first such hearing has been held. One was talked about for the cough Creek project but the combination of the Christmas season and the bad january weather precluded it he said. Normally there a a months time Between the time the commissioners pass the Resolution of necessity and the formal Public hearing. Fahey said that a number of people want the Public hearing in their area but the state statute1 dictates that it be held in the county seat which Means the courthouse. The informal hearing will be at 7 30 p ,.,m. April 17 at the Anderson Middle school auditorium. The official hearing will be at 9 30 . May 3 at the Hamilton county courthouse. At least one county commissioner will attend the local hearing monday. The notices were sent out Middle of last week to the 500 or so homeowners who w ill be assessed. Part or All of these roads will be involved fireside drive Richard drive rolling Hills drive Cherry Street Beechmont ave., Chadwick Lane Prilla Lane Pamela drive Pine Well drive eight mile rd., Norkyke rd., Witt rd., immaculate Lane Asbury re. And Forest re. When the sewer was first initiated by the county in 1967 no Federal Grant was involved Fahey said. A lot of objections were raised. A year later mid came into being. Then 1-275 a reared its ugly head and half of the sewer plan had to be reworked. In 1973 Federal Grant Money was announced. Since then work towards construction has been progressing. He said such timing is Par for projects such As this one which he called a one of the bests done by mid. First word of the possibility of the informal hearing came prior to easter. Houses which do not presently have sewer service will be assessed $20 per front foot plus $100 base connection charge Fahey has explained. Typical assessment is estimated at $3000, using the average lot Width of 100 feet this amount is on top of the assessments for the trunk five mile sewer which the residents will have to pay. Cost of the local sewers is estimated at $3,4 million. A Federal Grant of $1.9 million is expect. The remaining $1.4 million will be raised by general obligation Bonds which will be repaid from the assessments. Fahey said. Financing formula is an Effort to equalize the Burden according to the mid administration superintendent. It is not completely equitable if merely front footage is used nor using just connection charges. University. Two 17-year-Olds and one boy 16, were also residents. All Are from Well to do township families Hall said. The four were charged with burglary March 24 at the Home of George Broderick 2896 Tengei re. Taken was a Safe containing a Coin collection Worth about $10,000 at face value. Some $8000 of the coins were recovered from a Coin shop near Owensville. At least one of the four Hall said was ringing door Bells to see if anyone was Home. If not they allegedly entered the premises he added the youths apparently knew when residents would be taking Winter vacations from talking with fellow students at the school the detective said. Det Hall praised a number of off duty and other county patrolmen for greatly aiding in the investigation. Taken from the Broderick Home was a Safe coniing the Coin collection and $15u, xxx Worth of Stock certificates. The Safe containing the certificates was recovered april 4 in the bed of Clough Creek said Hall. Anderson fire department helped police drag the Creek bed included in the robberies was Turpin High school and the archbishop Moeller knights of Columbus Hall nearly across from each other on Bartels re. Hall said the k of c Hall was broken into about 7 30 . And the High school about 10 . March 16. A Scales was the Only thing taken at Turpin High. Hall said. The string of robberies around the township unusually heavy was been going on since feb. 4 when a Home at 3020 Saddleback was robbed. Hall said most of the burglaries occurred in the Early evening. With information from the four High school students a search warrant was served april 5 on Kenneth e. Heller operator of Heller Coin shop. Pringle Corners about two Miles Northeast of and South of new tons v tile. Follow up investigation by the detectives of the sheriff s department investigative division at this Point the information and evidence indicates the burglaries to be the work five Niles and or Young adults. This was further substantiated1 with the fact that a number of House burglaries that took place during the easter period were closed last week with the apprehension of four subjects aces 16 to ii. Along with the recovery of some stolen property As Well As the information As to locations where the stolen items were being sold this latest incident also reflects another tact which surprises Many residents in Many cases when a crime of this Type is closed out the person or persons involved do not turn out to be transits or someone from another part of town but live in the township or area and in some cases live in the same sub division or even next door the Point to be made Here is Don t Rule out the possibility of persons responsible for criminal acts being from your immediate area. As you know the probability a of apprehension in the commission of a crime decreases As the time Between such commission and reporting thereof in. Creases. The patrol division of the Hamilton county sheriff s department needs the assistance of the citizen to Maximise the probability of apprehension. Those who Are civic association members have heard police officers address their groups and relate How they the citizen must get involved if they note activity that seems suspicious they should immediately Call the police dispatcher at 825 2280, giving the dispatcher All the a of proration they have the citizen should give their name and address so the responding patrol officer can talk to them personally it possible they should write the information Down the citizen should try to be sure on colors and physical description of subjects and most important try to get the License number if a vehicle is involved recently a citizen called when he noted what would appear As a major Utility service truck in the drive of his neighbors residence and the Driver at the Side of the House a very Good description of vehicle Ano Quot subject was Given along with the License number. By the officer Beni to stole to talk directly to this us corned citizen it simplified the officers a estimation As it turned out the Servic to it it was there on legitimate company Burness but it could have turned out otherwise. This is an example of great cooperation by the citizen. There have been other times when criminal damage has been observed by neighbors and they for reasons unknown did not a Call. This fact would then be established the following morning when a patrol unit was taking the report. In Many cases we have information furnished which is relate to a crime but we Are Able to determine that if is not relative to the Case but Are then criticized for what appears to be not following up on this information or not including it into a report. In these instances you May be sure the information is digested and much consideration has been Given prior to such exclusion As it would Only confuse the investigation it such non pertinent facts were put into a crime report a much could be done by police officers in the Way of Quot show or Quot just for effect Quot which would in Many cases appease the citizen we do not feel that such actions or Quot television Type productions Quot which May appease the citizen Are justification for the time involved time that could be spent on More productive efforts toward a solution to the crime the officer s workload also Many cases does not afford him the luxury of going into great detail with the citizen thus creating a void m understanding what can be done Why can t it be done or of what value it would be you May be sure that we in the sheriff s department and the patrol division Are just As concerned As the citizens Are and Are using every Aid we have to apprehend the persons involved in criminal activity and do the Best we can in preventive patrol to discourage this Type of criminal

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