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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - April 18, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioTies3papar project Ohio historical society 1-71 and 17th ave. Colmbus Ohio 43211five lanes planned for it. Washington plans Are underway Quot to Widen a portion of Beechmont ave running through it Washington to five lanes. A amt. Washington has been asking for this for some Lou Trippel of the City Engineer s office noted the request has been considered in the past but Only recently moved into the priority Range for the City. Beechmont will be widened to five lanes from the interchange with St. It 32 at the foot of the Hill to Corbly. Trippel said no starting Date for the project has been Given but Trippel said it would probably be at least two years before the project is Complex a since Beechmont ave is in fact part of a state Highway t Ohio 125the project will be funded on a 70-30 basis with the Federal government picking up the bulk of the Tab state or City sources will provide the rest of the funds. Trippel estimated the Complete Cost of engineering buying right of ways and construction at about 52,8�o.ono before bids can be let on the expansion a Mountain of paperwork including an environmental Impact statement must be completed. Trippel explained Speed limits on the widened stretch w ill be 50 m p h in the business District and 55 m p h elsewhere there will be no parking along this Section of the Avenue Trippel noted that the City architectural office has been working with the it Washington business development commit tee on alternative parking in the area As part of the Community work program. Congestion and a heavy traffic flow Are Given As reasons for the expansion two lanes will run East and two will run West with the Center Lane being used for turning traffic Engineer Tom said that the last traffic count taken in May. 1077, on that portion of Beechmont showed 30.657 vehicles using the Road daily. Area news briefs to rest tells journal april 18/1978 a single copy 15c Sand cleaning coming Anderson township streets Are expected to be cleaned of Sand and gravel from Winter beginning in the next few Days according to John o Brien Anderson township trustee who has engaged Rumpke of Kentucky for the work a Power vacuum merely sucks up the debris o Brien noted. Township had to wait until Rumpke finishes streets in a couple of other Hamilton county communities who hired the firm earlier. Township does not have the equipment or manpower for the task. Trustees urged the residents to remove their vehicles from the sides of township streets so the roads can be cleaned properly. They said the same procedure As during Winter Snoj removal is needed now. More Sand was used this past Winter than Ever before because of the Salt shortage and thus the new problem trustee explain. John Dahlheimer head of est township Road department is now recuperating at Home after suf Felting a heart stoppage easter sunday while visiting his daughter and her family in Lima o. Of Brien expects Dahlheimer to be Back on the Job about May 1 but Hopes he will resume duties gradually. Since he has been Home. Dahlheimer has made at least one trip to the township offices. That was after he insisted in finding documents for trustees to take to the county in certifying Road mileage. Newtown bans junk Newtown police Are now citing violators who have junk on their premises Ben Joehnk police chief has compiled a list of potential offenders while cruising the Village. If cited residents and business persons have 15 Days to get rid of the debris. A trash truck will be dispatched to cruise All Village streets beginning at 8 a m april 20 and pick up discharged material. Items placed at near the streets will be picked up under a new Law junk consists of worn out cast off. Discarded articles any used vehicle that is inoperative or dismantled and any dismantled portion of a vehicle. Believes signal still needed the Board of the Sherwood civic Assn. Believes that a traffic signal continued to Page 16 to con will a think Carmel Hills now i think Iii have one More this youngster was undoubtedly More interested in these treasures than the Art exhibit at the Anderson Hills office of the first National Bank of Cincinnati. But there were some not too much older who found interest in at least the sculpture there. More photos and Story on Page x. B y de weight or. Editor to con corp. Is going to a stand Back Quot and a a think about their proposed $21 million apartment condominium development. This was the forecast of Jerome Donnellon counsel for the firm immediately after he presented his plan and heard objections from officials from Anderson township Newtown and neighbouring property owners. Donnellon told those gathered in High Quality restaurant proposed Anderson township planning and zoning commission has unanimously voted to recommend to the township trustees that conversion of the Edwin g. Groll Home into a Quality restaurant similar to the famed heritage would be in general accordance attention readers you have been receiving the journal each week at your residence. And we want you to enjoy All the news and advertising featured in its pages designed especially for you. Our carriers Are paid for each paper they deliver. In addition they Are paid commission from each voluntary collection they make. We certainly Hope you will be satisfied with your Carrier s service. The Carrier would really appreciate your help by becoming a paid customer by paying 40 cents per collection time Only a dime per wee to make his Job a Complete Success. Most important. Don t forget to ask for your collection receipt when you pay. This time it is Worth $1,00 off any meat at the International House of pancakes Beechmont and Wolf Angel Forestville. If you have any questions or Carrier problems please Call me at our special circulation number 528-0296,9a.m. 5 . Thank you Ron Hartman circulation manager with the townships guide plan. Dave Peck and attorney and Craig Martin a builder have purchased the Groll property which includes the Home. They propose to Covert the Home into a restaurant that would seat 175 in several rooms. The principal would be similar to the conversion of Home into the heritage on Wooster Pike just South of Newtown re intersection. The Groll property is one residence away from the locker room on the South Side of Beechmont near Markley. The Home sits Back from the Street. There have been rumours that the Comisar family which operates the Golden Lamb. Chester Road House and others is considering operating in Anderson township. Peck confirmed this but said he and Martin have not talked with anyone from that operation adding that joining forces at this time would be a putting the cart before the horse. A at the april 11 meeting of the a amp a group Only one person spoke against the project. That was Bob Biddle who lives on Shangrila past Ticonderoga intersection. Biddle seemed reasonably Content with information furnished at the meeting and with answers to his questions and concerns. Martin and Peck said they talked with the property owners on Shangrila and nearby area who had led objectors against earlier zone changes for that property. They said they would be a Happy to talk with others in that area who have concerns even going to the Homes of the interested parties and discussing the matter. Six or seven of the Shangrila Homes have Back Yards abutting the Groll property. Peck and Martin propose a restaurant serving both luncheon and dinner and a sunday alter Church Bruch or lunch. They Newtown seeks help to end sewer work new town Village solicitor Albert Wettstein is seeking assistance in getting the rest of the Village s sewer project completed. About 90 per cent of the pipe for the sanitary sewers has been Laid but no work has been done since january nothing has been heard from the Higgins construction., the contractor since the contract expired feb. 21. According to Village officials. Village paid the Ypsilanti. Mich firm $113.000 for work completed Between dec. Hand Jan. 20. Sewer project has Cost Newtown More than $1.7 million and officials Are not planning on giving the remaining $425.000 to Higgins until the Job is done. Completion would take about six weeks the officials said. Higgins did not request an Extension of the contract at the expiration time Telephone Calls and letters to the firm by Village officials have not been answered they said the Village fathers Are joining i out ii sued to Page 16 propose to apply for d-2, d-3 and d-3a liquor permits which do not allow sunday Sale. Piped in music would be utilized. Plans Call for no sunday liquor sales and no open patios. Continued to Page 16 sem plans 100 More apartments sem Manor has proposed to construct another 100 units possibly As an addition to the present location in Forestville. This would nearly double the present Manor capacity of 144 apartments. Trustee Tom Taylor suggested that sem work with the township planning and zoning group and the Park commission and then bring Back the proposals to the trustees. Winston Folker of sem Board said that sem is beginning to face a time deadline in seeking Hud funds. Deadline is june 15 for applications. Folker said. Folker noted sem has two options in its expansion plans. Sem can somehow acquire the land now used for recreation and owned by the township behind the township maintenance building or can possibly Purchase land at St negate apartments. Some 100 units could be constructed on three floors on five acres said Folker. George Hurst of the sem Board also told of the need for additional living quarters for senior citizens. The township trustees meeting room at the Anderson firehouse april 12 that he was trying to get local thinking on the proposal called Carmel Hills proposed on 112 acres of Hill on the South Side of or 32 just West of eight mile re. Proposed was 770 units. Six High rises buildings in the Back of the site would contain 72 two and three bedroom units two would have 60 such units and one would have 70 one bedroom unit. Two and three bedroom town houses also Are planned. Development would have 40 acres for open space and recreation. A three acre tract would be set aside for commercial use including fast service convenience shops. Prior to making his presentation to the 25 or 30 officials and residents Donnellon told reporters that the township trustees and planning commission members were for the plan when he first proposed it to them in March Ai two charged with robbery of Turpin Home Only two Turpin High school students have been charged with aggravated robbery of the Home of George Broderick 2896 Lengle rd., on March 24, according to police. The journal reported on april 11 that four were involved based on erroneous information from the Hamilton county sheriffs office. Charged with the aggravated robbery were Roy Dunlap 18, 6860 continued to Page 16 Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 icon coverage of Anderson township it. Washington a Newtown California every tues a. Forest Mills journal april 18, 1978. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 circulation audited by Rice chairman erf the advisory township planning unit said this was untrue when asked by the journal. If to con decides not to go through with the plan the firm probably will sell the land Donnellon indicated. Prior to the nearly two hour discussion on the extensive project Donnellon thought the project would not be pursued if the local officials had objections. And Donnellon got plenty of that from All sides. Most officials were disturbed that Donnellon did not have More Concrete answers to their questions he said it would Cost too much to invest in the research to provide the answers wanted and then find out that rezoning could not be granted. Donnellon believes it would take eight years to build such a project. Inflation of construction costs is increasing at the rate of 1.25 per cent per month or 15 per cent per year he said. This Means that units would Cost 120 per cent More continued from Page 16 permit needed for burning chief warns Anderson township residents today were urged to get a permit before they do any burning on their property. Making the request of de Stagnaro. Anderson township fire dept chief who is trying to prevent further grass fires. He also asks that those with permits that plan to Burn notify the fire department 231-9099. Before they do. Stagnaro wants to Cut Down the number of false alarms which Cost the tax payers unnecessary expense. In the past several weeks the fire department has had several grass fires several of which he Calls a Man such blazes he said a can outrun Stagnaro is worried that one of the firemen might have a heart attack while fighting one of the blazes. He believes there fires could easily be presented if the Burner practice Normal caution. Burning permits Are available Only from the southwestern Ohio air pollution dept., according to Stagnaro

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