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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - August 1, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioFe3p�p6? project Ohio historical society 1-71 and 17th ave. Columbus Ohio 43u Forest vol. Ii no. 13 tuesday August 1,1171 single copy 15c a Jill mfr go be Jujj Jug a kkg%3 sunlit Pool expansion seen Taft officials discuss old Coney plans by de Wrightjr. Executive editor by. This time next year plans for the future of old Coney will be known. De Mchale general manager of the Park said that plans have not been formulated As yet but should be within six months or so. Charles s. Mechem jr., chairman of Taft broadcasting co., owner of the Park told a stockholder s meeting last week that by tafts 1979 annual july meeting at the latest an announcement would be made Mchale told the journal. A we Are discussing everything from mini Parks to shop areas and running the Gamut said Chalot he said that there has been and continues to be considerable brain storming on the Parks future. By labor Day expansion of the water areas at sunlit Pool probably will be announced. Mchale predicted. A proposal has yet to be submitted to tafts corporate officials but plans Are to be made soon so the expansion can be in effect next summer he said. Mchale said tafts plans All along were to have a developed Park when the 1-275 Bridge opens to Kentucky by 1980. The Bridge is located about a mile from the old Coney property. Meanwhile Taft is exploring what to do with property on the North Side of Kellogg Avenue . 52. There were plans for a hotel there Mchale revealed. However prospects for that have diminished As the enthusiasm of Taft officials Wains on that project Mchale indicated he added he did not know Why. Exploration of other uses for the land is now taking place he said. Business at the Park has picked up this year both the swimming Pool and Tennis courts have pulled in customers Mchale said. Picnic business is increasing As Well. When Kings Island was developed in 1971 the Coney Island amusement Park closed All operations except the swimming Pool the worlds largest recirculating Pool. As the 1-275 Bridge became More of a reality More interest was Given to the Park by Taft officials who spent considerable time developing Kings Island and their other regional amusement Parks around the country besides entering the cartoon entertainment business in a big Way through the Hanna Barbera division. Corps wants hearing on Queen City Grain by de Wrightjr. Executive editor the Queen City Grain facility controversy Isnit Over yet. The . Corp of engineers has set a hearing for 7 30 . Thursday aug. 31 at Post 318 american legion Hall Forest re. Bill Christman chief of the permit evaluation Section with the Louisville corp of engineers said monday the notice was being prepared that Day. A there is always the Chance 1 in 100 that the District Engineer will change the Date but it is unlikely a he told the journal. The notice was to go out today tuesday to stay within the Law. Law is that the hearing can not be held before 30 Days from the time the notice of the hearing is mailed from the corp office. Christman said that the corp office handles 150 to 200 permit applications a year but that Only three or four to to hearings. A like number is being held this year including the Grain facility hearing. Among those scheduled to be at the hearing from the corp office Are the District Engineer chief of operations a stenographer an attorney and Christman. A and that a the minimum a said Christman. Christman told Anderson township trustee president Tom Taylor last week that the Complete Case history of the application will be on file for Public review at the my Washington Branch Post office. The corp has been deluged with correspondence from opponents of the facility. Darriol Hawkins of the permits and evaluations Section said the corp has Only jurisdiction Over the Barge loading facility. The Grain terminal could be constructed on the land if Grain was to be disbursed by train and or truck. It is not seen As Likely this would work on such a facility located on the Ohio River near four mile re. There have been no known suits brought against the Hamilton county Board of zoning appeals. The Anderson township Board of trustees and the residents of Kentucky View drive decided not to plan Legal action in attempts to Stop the development. If the corps approves the application construction on the $800,000 project could begin As soon As the firm has the necessary permits from the Ohio Gold medallist Pace scheduled for Anderson kiwanis meeting Darrel Pace 1976 olympic Archery Gold medallist will speak and give a demonstration of his skills at the aug. 14 meeting of the Anderson Hills kiwanis club. Dinner meeting is at 6 30 . At Ayer elementary school Forest Road near eight mile Road. Those wishing to Dine with the club should make reservations with e. W. Titus 231-4944, by aug. 7. Also speaking will be George Helwig a resident of it. Washington and Captain of the United states olympic Archery team. Mrs. Kletis Wheatley a member of several National Archery groups and a member of the it. Washington bowmen will speak. Pace will Tell of his experiences in Montreal two years ago and do some Arrow shooting in the school cafeteria according to Titus who is setting up the club s Archery night. The program starts at 7 15 . Those wishing to come Only for the program May do so at no charge. Reservations May be made to Titus at 2568 Ambar ave., Cincinnati 0. 45230. Check for $2.75 per person must accompany the reservation. Just Over two years ago july 30, 1976, Pace was at the Montreal olympics and remarked to a companion a president Ford said our country has a Gold shortage. I Hope to do something about that afternoons round called for 36 arrows at30 meters. He scored 350 out of a possible 360 Points on the final 36 shots winning with a total of 2,571 for 268 arrows. Pace did something about the Gold shortage. He won a Gold medal by a margin of 69 Points beat the worlds Best and set five olympic records All after holding 19 of a possible 20 world Marks. Environmental Protection Agency. Larry Martin corps permit Section officer has said that the Grain firm could submit another application if the corps rejects the plans. The corps took its time reviewing the proposal because of the controversy Martin has said. Among the latest to oppose the unanimous approval of the facility by the Board of zoning appeals Are the fruit Hill interested citizens Assn. And Emerson a a Dusty Rhodes president of the Hamilton county township Assn. Rhodes charged the action was a typical of commissioner appointed county boards and said he thought the Board should have taken into consideration the opposition from the township trustees. Rhodes is running for county commissioner in the nov. 7 election. Taylor is among those upset with the decision by the zoning appeals Board. He said a historically in developing urbanized communities because of poor decisions on zoning questions As one Factor people become apathetic disenchanted and moved away. For this reason and others we have become familiar with the term suburban flight. A Many people will agree and have either seen or directly experienced this problem in the City of Cincinnati and As a result settled in suburban communities like Anderson township. The decision in favor of Queen City Grain in my opinion is that Type which can have just this effect to cause people to move away and devalue property. Watermelon Day celebrated by Henry Nagel descendants one of the seven in the closing Day he. Was americans Parade. Pace from Reading o., says his. Greatest memory of the olympics two years ago is the a Star spangled a i had heard it Many times but when i stood on the platform listening and they raided the american Flag i Felt a Tingle. I was representing 215 million americans a he was quoted. A every time i hear the Star spangled Banner now i feel a Tingle and rember the moment. An experience like that changes your whole he has another name a cd handle. It s Golden Nugget. He drives a jeep and uses a citizens band radio. During the blizzard last Winter he monitored distress this week in Forest Hills Hooray we made it to August now regarded As the Back to school month due to the Calendar and Winter weather. But there Are still some hot Sticky Cincy Days left. To help you through Here Are some highlights of what a in this Issue. American legion Post 318 did some marching recently. Photos on Page 2. The Ralston trial goes into another Day. Page 15. Knothole news and standings Are on Page 12. Anderson kiwanis May have come up with a project that May be taken on by both the Ohio and National kiwanis. Anderson playground details Are on Page 3. Children a books worry a former journal columnist. Page 21. Business Church classifieds fashion a 14 17-20 11 lifestyle real estate restaurants writ things 20 1417 13 it Forest Hills journal 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 Calls on his cd and drove around the county using his jeep and a Chain to pull stranded motorists out of trouble. In a three Day period he worked 18 hours and drove 700 Miles. Pace came up through Helwig a program. Helwig 60, worked 40 years at Procter amp Gamble retired and teaches Archery in the physical education program at Miami University. Every year since about 1928 the descendants of Henry f. Nagel have held a family reunion known As Watermelon Day. Each reunion is held around aug. 1, the anniversary of the marriage of Henry Nagel and Carolina Wolf Angel. Watermelon Day received its name from the fact that Watermelon was served at their wedding reception and at every anniversary. This year Marks the 100th wedding anniversary of that ancestral couple who last celebrated their own marriage in 1934. Also on aug. 1, 1934 a granddaughter Mabel c. Kuntz married Medford Mccoy. Both Henry and Carolina died the following year. Henry and Carolina were both children of immigrant German parents. She was the daughter of Gottfried and Christiana Windel Wolfangel who emigrated from Germany about 1852. Gottfried worked in the vineyards of Nicholas Longworth. Henry whose parents were Christoph and Dorothea Klostermeier Nagel was a Road builder. One of his projects Nagel Road was no Ned after him. On this Road was his festival supports legion activities one of the biggest events of it. Washington a summer is scheduled for aug. 11 and 12. If is the it. Washington Post 484 american legion annual carnival at the Post Home 1837 Sutton ave. Diere will be games prizes and food and refreshments As Well As hourly attendance prizes. Past commander Jim Johnson is chairman of the event. Proceeds Are used to support the legion which mainly concern the youth of the Community and sex servicemen in need of assistance Johnson said. Post 484 has spent approximately $7500 in the past year on youth people s programs such As nine Knothole teams an american legion baseball team supported solely by Post 484, six soccer teams and pee wee football teams. Aside from sports the Post sends three High school representatives to boys state to learn go Emmen t in action. All these programs involve approximately 400 youngsters in the Community. The Post also has assisted Many needy sex servicemen in Many ways including the recent seventh annual blood drive for the a than 600 pints of blood were donated during the drive this year. The Post also gave assistance to needy families and directed Community services costing about $4,000 a your programs at Post 484 involve Many hours and Many members who Are proud of our Community and proud of our Post a said Johnson. A therefore we Are looking Forward to seeing supporters again this year. This support makes it possible for us to continue with these programs. There will be lots of fun and it is All for a Good cause a he concluded. Farm which has since become the Nagel Road recreational Park. The Nagels had six children Laura William Emma Charles Carolina and Amelia. Of the six three Are still living Emma 94, mrs. Frank Wolfer Orlando Florida Carolina 86, mrs. Dan Koester Anderson township and Amelia 83, mrs. James Monis Bismarck North Dakota. None of the three were Able to attend the reunion this year but some 45 of the 115 living descendants and their spouses were on hand july 30th when Watermelon Day 1978 was held. It was held at the Home of Marlene and Leverett Alcott of Anderson township. Mrs. Alcott is a great granddaughter of Henry and Carolina Nagel. Car training set car cardiopulmonary resuscitation training will be held 6-9 . Aug. 3 at it. Washington Pool 1734 Mears ave. Red Cross certification will be awarded. Minimum age for the certification is 13 years. Classes Are open to All. There is a $3 charge for books Hole a in one contest set by kiwanis aug. 12 it. Washing Pon Branch gets new librarian a Hole in one contest will be sponsored at sacred heart Seminary Field aug. 12 by Eastern Hills kiwanis club. Proceeds will go to the Salem senior Center and the Assn. For children with learning disabilities. The contest will be held from 10 . To 5 . 3 balls for a $1. The first 50 participants under 15 years of age will receive a certificate for two White Castle hamburgers and one regular size beverage. Grand prize in the adult category will be a Jack Nichlaus Golf bag with additional certificates and Many other prizes awarded. Eastern Hills kiwanis member and Salem senior Center have tickets or they May be purchased aug. 12. 100% coverage of Anderson township it. Washington Newtown a California every tuesday. Forest Hills journal August 1, 1078. Published weekly on tuesdays at 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Circulation audited by leg Woodland Mound Park grows the Woodland Mound regional Park is continuing to increase in acreage. Robert c Lewis acting director of the Hamilton county Park District which is construe Tiong the Park said he signed a Check for $224,000 july 27 for Purchase of 44 acres in the Park. Lewis mentioned this in discounting a report to the journal that no More land in that Park was being purchased because the Park District was using the funds to buy More acreage in Winto n Woods. Lewis said he had no plans to Purchase More land at Winton Woods in his capacity. Earlier he said he was stepping Down sept. 1 due to previous commitments. He did not know if the Park commissioners had plans to Purchase More land at Winto n Woods the new face at the busiest Branch Library in Hamilton county belongs to Ann Cox the new head of the it. Washington Library. She was recently promoted from the Westwood Library and to better serve readers she has moved from Westwood to live in it. Washington. A i am delighted to be Here a said mrs. Cox. A the staff is hardworking and Friendly and people in the Community have made me feel she was librarian at the Westwood Branch four years and originally is from Louisville. She has been in Cincinnati five years. A the it. Washington Library has a Large Book collection she said. A it is quite a Challenge especially since it has the highest circulation in the the my Washington Library had a total Book circulation of 284,816 for 1977. It offers adults 25,638 circulating and reference books and children can Delight in nearly circulating and reference 19.000 books. Tuition there Are Over i,5uu records 199 cassettes and 72 8 my and super 8 films All which May be borrowed free with a Library card. The Library will also continue its Book and travel club series beginning in the fall. Mrs. Cox invited residents to Stop by the Brach at 2049 Beechmont ave. And become better acquainted with the Library. She or her staff will be there to help All readers. N Ann Cox a
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