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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - August 15, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioHew3p�p$r project Ohio historical society 1-71 and 17th ave. Columbus Ohio 43211detest a a to journal vol. 18 no. 15 tuesday August 15,1978 single copy 15c Anderson firemen want two Mills on Levy by Mark Heglin managing editor the amount of the fire Levy to be placed on the november ballot in Anderson township has not been determined despite a special trustees meeting for that reason last thursday. Fire chief de Stagnaro and More than a dozen members of the township fire department failed to convince the trustees of the need for a two Mill Levy during the special meeting. Debate on the Levy is expected to continue at the regular trustees meeting this thursday. During last weeks meeting fire it. Dennis Fries read a letter from the township Volunteer firemen a association supporting chief Stagnaro and his request for two Mills. A the members feel that this minimum millage is absolutely necessary to enable the fire department to maintain its excellent fire and life squad ser vices in the immediate future a the letter read. The firemen say the funds Are needed for additional personnel and equipment including an Aerial platform truck estimated to Cost $250,000. Stagnaro also said there is a need for a fourth firehouse to be built near Turpin High school. There Are now township firehouses on Beechmont Avenue Salem Road and Broadwell Road. J More men Are needed the chief said partly because fire departments Are changing. A the Day of the Volunteer firemen is coming to an end a he said. A the Day of the daytime Volunteer fireman is fast coming to an end. It takes a very very dedicated just no Way these men can keep running the Way they be been running. A a Stagnaro said his projected needs Are for the equivalent of six new men annually. Besides the Aerial platform equipment needs include a heavy Rescue unit costing More than $50,000 and new radios which could Cost As much As $20,000. The fire department budget now Stagnaro announces wish to retire soon resignations on school Board Agenda six resignations including that of Turpin athletic director Roger Walz were to be discussed at last nights regular meeting of the Forest Hills school District Board of education. Walz cited personal reasons for his decision. , president of the school Board said a financial conflict is the apparent cause for Walzy a resignation. Walz is reportedly under contract with the Greenhills Forest Park school District. A the did a quite adequate Job for us a Memke said. A we hate to see him a new athletic director was not expected to be named at mondays meeting. As Many As eight men Are being considered to replace Walz Memke said. Turpin principal Jerry Chance is expected to recommend a replacement soon. Other resignations on the Agenda for last nights meeting include those of Nancy Hayes Ayer elementary teacher for personal reason Anna Marie Panzera Anderson High teacher for personal reasons Patricia Ann Roche Anderson Middle school teacher because of relocation Ray Thompson Turpin High teacher because of other employment and Betty Fischer Wilson elementary Cook for personal reasons. All the resignations would take effect aug. 31. The administration was also to recommend approval of the appointment of nine employees during last nights meeting. Marta Lake Otto Liske and Karen Miller were to be recommended for appointment As Turpin High teachers Sharon Mcdermott and Diane Tuckey As Anderson High teachers Margaret Griffith and Julie Maschinot As Newtown elementary teachers and Janice Delong As Turpin Middle school teacher. Margaret Rutledge was to be recommended for Secretary at Anderson Middle school. Extended service appointments salary recommendations and changes in assignments were on the Agenda. Lunch and milk programs and the daily time schedule for the coming school year were also to be discussed. Eight a enough try 14 by Mark Heglin managing editor Anderson township fire chief de Stagnaro 64, announced his impending retirement during last thursdays special meeting of the trustees concerning the november fire Levy. The chief said later there is a no connection Between his announcement and the apparent reluctance of the township trustees last week to Settle on the two Mill figure requested by the fire department. Two Mills which would generate $406,000, Are needed to hire More firefighters Purchase an Aerial platform and other equipment and construct a fourth firehouse in the township the department claims. A i intend to retire within the next two years a Stagnaro said during the special meeting. A a in a like to see a firm commitment made on those improvements before then a the chief said the Aerial apparatus which would Cost about $250,000, would help to department fight fires in schools stores and factories. A report by the states insurance services division three years ago mentioned the need for such a platform. Stagnaro said. Adding. A a it a been seven years since i first approached the former Board of trustees about an Aerial Stagnaro has served As chief of the Anderson township fire fire chief de Stagnaro department since 1971. He began working As a Volunteer for the department in 1961, and has been a continued to Page 4 includes $50,900 a year for equipment purchases. Township clerk Bill Skeen called that a a paltry sum and added a if we done task two Mills this year we will have to ask for two Mills in 1980.�?� township trustee Bob Dorsey however pointed out that the total millage now levied to operate the township is 4.08 Dorsey questioned the willingness of taxpayers to accept the 50 per cent increase in local taxes that the two Mills would represent. Quot two Mills in my opinion is More than we need to run a Good fire1 department a Dorsey said. Both Dorsey and trustee John of Brien maintained that a two Mill Levy if passed would generate a surplus of about $202,000 after five years. That estimate however did not allow for the hiring of More firefighters or the construction of a fourth firehouse Stagnaro said. Tom Taylor president of the township trustees., requested that Stagnaro draw up a More detailed budget before a vote is taken on the millage figure. A these questions we re asking Are not negative a Taylor told the firemen. A when you present a request for Money to the Community you have to substantiate your if a decision is not made at this thursdays regular trustees meeting a speck meeting would probably be called next week. Taylor said. In other action at last weeks special meeting the trustees received a petition for bicycle paths. The petition submitted by Terry Weiss. 12, and Jeff Westerkamp 13, dry run Road signatures. It both of Little contained 163 requested construction of paths on Clough Little dry run Hunley and Wolfangle. The trustees expressed their support for the petition and voted to Forward the request to the county Engineer Street Light requests for Foster Avenue and the intersection of Woodstone and Little dry run were approved and recommended to the Cincinnati Gas amp electric co. Also at thursdays meeting the trustees voted to increase township attorney Paul Schuchs pay from $350 a month to $500, effective this past aug 1. Besides the fire Levy millage topics to be discussed at this week s regular trustees meeting include traffic control requests soil and conservation reports and general matters of correspondence Taylor said. 11 journal Gallenstein to address chamber Thomas Gallenstein director of Pupil personnel for the Forest Hills school District will speak at the Anderson township chamber of Commerce meeting at noon this thursday in the Beechmont mall hot shoppes restaurant. Gallenstein a topic will be a providing educational opportunities for the handicapped in the Forest Hills school a University of Cincinnati graduate with a . And a masters degree in education Gallenstein has worked in the local District for five years. He began his teaching career with eight years in the Cincinnati school District before coming to the Forest Hills District he served As a psychologist with the Hamilton county Board of education. A lifelong Anderson township resident Gallenstein is the immediate past president of the state association for Pupil personnel administrators in commenting on the importance of Gallent Stein a topic Wayne Titus has observed a under recent legislation schools must provide the same educational opportunities for the handicapped As for the non handicapped. This is stated in Federal Law 94-142, augmented by Ohio state House Bill 455. The implications Are that elevators or ramps must be installed or ground level instructions made available. New construction must provide elevators and or the football coaches from my Nicholas Anderson and Turpin High schools will attend the meeting to give talks on their respective school athletic programs. They9re coming journal tubes such As this one Are now being put up in front of to fees on motor delivery routes. The tubes will provide a dry place for your journal every week. If you live on a motor delivery route and would prefer not to have one of these free tubes please Call the circulation department at 528-0296.kinderhaus gives temp care to kids preschool children stay at Kinder aus at Beech acres while arrangements Are made for their adoption Foster placement or return to their natural families. The names and faces of children now staying at Kinder aus Are not shown in order to maintain their privacy. Photos by Linda Roberts. By James Jay Schifrin journal contributor there san unusual Little Green and White Cape cod House near Beech acres the general protestant orphan Home on Beechmont Avenue. Walk inside and you la meet sue and Dave Bente a seemingly Ordinary Young married couple. It must be a Happy healthy place to live. Look at All their pets. Like a fish a Bird exotic spiders a Snake in an aquarium and a cute poodle Puppy named a a Beanie. Plus there Are All those plants All Over the place. This place does no to seem so much different from a lot of other houses in the neighbourhood but it is. Then you meet the children. Five preschool children no wonder sue look a Little tired. They ought to Call this place a a Kinder Hausa you say to yourself. And that a when you realize just How remarkable Thisbe Aditi is Advance in order that journal employees can observe the labor Day Holiday deadlines for the sept. 5 Issue of the journal will be stepped up a Day. Deadline for news All news must be in the journal office no later than 9 . Wednesday aug. 30. Deadline for display ads All display ads must be in the journal office no later than 4 . Wednesday aug. 30. Deadline for classified liner ads 10 . Thursday aug. 31. Classifieds paid for after then will be accepted for the a too late to classify Section until 10 . Friday sept. 1. The journal thanks everyone for their cooperation. Place really is. Because Little you see is actually what it seems to be. True Dave and sue Benter Are just As they appear. They re a Happy Young married couple. The pets and plants do belong to them and some of the furniture too. But nothing else does. Actually Kinder aus is part of Beech acres. The Agency evolved due to a cholera epidemic that struck the Cincinnati Community in 1849. During most of its first 100 years the Homes activities entered around the a a orphaned child. Today however the needs Are different. The children now suffer neglect abuse inadequate Home life and other problems of childhood. This innovative program began in March. A need was seen for a a a temporary Foster care receiving Home of younger children Ages 1 through 5. Most of the other emergency Foster Homes in the area served children less than a year of age. Again the key word is a temporary a because these children will Only live Here until they Are adopted placed in Foster Homes or return to live with their own families. The program is Small on purpose. Its limited to Only five children at any one time. But because of the Short average stay of each child she and Dave will have diapered a lot of Little Bottoms in their first year about 60 to be exact. Already they have cared for 14 preschoolers. However what is significant is the emergency nature of the program. Kinder aus is prepared to receive children any time of the Day or night depending on the circumstances. Answering a very special need in the Community Kinder aus was designed to be operated by a specially trained married couple Well versed in child care. This unique approach was Felt to be better than the traditional institutional setting for the Sake of the children who need an atmosphere As much like a Normal family environment As possible. Sue Bente a former social worker in Missouri where she earned her degree has always loved working with children. In fact at the time she met her continued to Page 11 this week in Forest Iii collections please if you receive the journal by Carrier its collection time. Our Carrier will be knocking at your door some me in the next few Days for collection. Please remember that payment is voluntary and that your Carrier receives commission on every collection. Thank you with summer nearing its end. Journal readers should be aware that there Are Only 132 shopping Days until Christmas Paul Harvey defends the rights of southpaws. Page 4. Vial of life could save your life in an emergency. See Story Page 5. Elder Beerman opens new store at Beechmont mall. See Story and photos on Page 10. Carly Simon a newest album a boys in the Trees a is reviewed in Fine lines Page 16. Anderson kiwanis basketball program finishes with a successful year. Page 9. Bridal news 15 Fine lines h business 8 lifestyle 5 classifieds 19-21 real estate 18 editorials 4 restaurants 8 Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244528-1111 100% coverage it. Washington every tuesday. Of Anderson township Newtown California Forest Hills journal August 15, 1978 published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Circulation audited by

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