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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - February 5, 1980, Cincinnati, OhioClues lacking in area string of burglaries making the most of Winter the recent spell of cold weather has Frozen Small takes in the area providing room for pick up Bockov games. Here on the Lake on Sutton Avenue at a verse be a player approaches the goal As the goalie prepares to Block the shot in sunday afternoon action. Journal photo Maconnell. By Brian Macconnell staff writer the recent spiralling costs of Gold and Silver May be contributing to an increase in Home burglaries in Anderson township according to Hamilton county Shet iffy a deputies. Detective sgt Dennis Lantry said burglaries in the township have increased a substantially Quot in the past three weeks. A we Haven to seen any pattern in the burglaries Quot he said a a so we done to have any solid leads or much to work on a sgt. David Moonitz said there were 12 burglaries from sunday to Friday of last week and Anderson was the hardest hit township in the entire county. A since mid december we a have seen an increase to the amount of precious metals taken Quot Moonitz said. A some of the burglaries seem to be the work of juveniles. But there Are no common denominators in the the detectives have been patrolling in unmarked cars recently Lantry said but have not actually caught any burglars. A we have stopped some known burglars Quot Lantry said a but they had not stolen property with them so its hard to Tell if they were the ones causing the the task Force has been formed to watch the areas which have been hit hardest. An unmarked car has parked on streets in certain subdivisions for a number erf nights a you would think that being parked in the same place for a while someone would Call a beat car to Check us out Quot Lantry said. Quot no one Ever called in a complaint. That could really help if people see an unfamiliar car they should take Down the License plate and Call it Lantry said one Man walked his dog past the stake out car at least twice each night a the never checked us out a Lantry said. A people to the neighbourhoods knew their neighbors had been robbed but they never called about a car sitting on the Street for a Long Lantry said the cars used were unmarked and the officers were in Plain clothes a one of the officers really looked like a bum a Lantry said a and As the week went on. He looked More and More like a bum. But no one Ever called about us a a the opening of the interstate 275 Bridge into Kentucky May have brought some new burglars into the area adding to the problem. Lantry said. Also he said the Rise in Gold and Silver prices May have Given enough reason for someone who had been considering burglary to Start. A the number of burglaries increased in other parts of the county also Quot Lantry said. A we May know the reasons but we can to do a lot about it unless people Start calling about suspicious a the number of burglaries has decreased recently Lantry said. He said the stopping of the known burglars May have been enough to help solve the problem but it was impossible to say for heart Seminary has new director new focus by c Athy Bruce journal staff sacred heart Seminary is no More. The colossal building set Back among the Pine Trees at 8108 Beechmont ave. Is now called Comboni Mission Center. The High school Seminary was founded in 1947 by the Verona fathers an International roman Catholic missionary order. With 1,800 members representing 22 nationalities the Verona fathers combing missionaries minister to the poor and abandoned of four continents and 31 countries. At the Peak of enrolment 110 boys attended the school in preparation for Priesthood. In 1966, the High school was moved to Monroe. Mich and sacred heart Seminary became a residence for College seminarians and Headquarters for the Verona fathers . Superior known As the provincial. For. Charles Walter the newly elected provincial of the Verona fathers graduated from sacred heart Seminary when it still served As an educational institution for High school students. As he explains the phasing out erf the Seminary. A the number of seminarians began to decrease. The people then in charge believed the students would feel More at Home in a More pastoral environment instead of this rambling building with its Long hallways better suited for maybe1, roller ska Ting. So anyway they now live at the inner City Parish of St. Michael in lower Price Hill. Its also staffed by Verona he explained that late in 1979, the East Wing was remodeler to provide offices and work space a staff a nerf experienced missionaries and dedicated Lay persons Quot was relocated at on the Seminary grounds. The offices of a Verona missions Magazine bimonthly Mission publication with an International distribution that tops @,000, were moved there. Fathers Joe Dragotti and Jack Degano revitalized a museum featuring latin american and african cultures. A your new focus is Mission in line with the ideals of our founder Bishop Daniel for. Walter said in keeping with their goal of identification with their founder the Verona fathers decided to change their name to Comboni missionaries at their general Council meeting in Rome last september thus the reason for the name Comboni Mission Center. The new provincial is in the forefront of implementing the change for. Walter is at 39, the youngest provincial in the 33-year history of the North american province. A native of Grafton w. Va., he is also the first Verona father born in the . To hold that office. Since 1975, he has served on the Verona fathers general Council to Rome. For. Walter is the Point of communication Between the . Province and the general administration and is the official representative erf the . Society. His new duties involve coordinating the Verona fathers religious Community in this province. How will his background come into play a a in be been Able to visit our communities and see How they work in different parts of the world Quot he notes. A a in a say the greatest Benefit of my five years to South. Africa was seeing the missionary work we do there i witnessed the problems of racism poverty Quot oppression. It brought Home How difficult it is for men to live and work together. I know that we tog Here at the Center is not an end in itself. We project ourselves beyond the Borders of this province. Often we tend to get caught up to our Day to Day work. This is really All part of a much bigger picture. Quot for. Walter cites the value erf the Comboni Mission Center to the local Community As a your commitment to live up to our vocation. And we re finally getting our new sign up so at least the people will know we re still Here a he Means to show the local residents what the changes at 8108 Beechmont mean. A. New program is the initiation of retreats there. The ministry is headed by Aleardo Deberti Macj teamed with Paul Longo. Macj and Paul Donohue Macj. The service caters to individuals or groups. Though a few acres of land were sold and some leased since they were no longer needed by seminarians the Center still owns about 40 acres to accommodate the retreats and to serve the Community. The soccer Fields Are being reconstructed the gymnasium is available for Public use. The prayer and meeting rooms Are open to the people. And Garden Montessori a school for preschoolers continues to tease space on the grounds. The annual festival held the first sunday erf june will continue to be a featured Community event. All help is donated by local benefactors proceeds go to the Center. The Christmas program consisting of the crib and animated presentation of the Story of Jesus birth is in the planning stages for a comeback. Actually sacred heart has not departed. The names have been changed to protect the founders ideals. Odoth a new policy seems to be working Taylor emphasizes action planning Tom Taylor the new president of the Anderson area chamber of Commerce believes a fall of the Community wants but the township trustee told More than 190 persons at the chamber a recent annual dinner that there Are a some people in our area who would advocate Zero limited growth according to Taylor is desired by some because of problems to Lyding Community redevelopment a the need to revitalize existing business districts whereby they Are attractive As potential new business locations so As to compete with neighbouring business districts Quot Taylor said. A Progress a said Taylor a is generally considered in a positive vein and generally requires growth and change. Progress requires action and requires the chamber s Challenge in the 1980 a according to the new head of the group is to promote Progress through its actions and its that a Taylor a theme this year a Progress through planning and action. Quot he said us plans include the development of chamber leadership and the development of an organization including an economic development committee government affairs committee Community services committee transportation committee Public relations and publicity committee and and hoc medical committee. These committees said Taylor a collectively through their actions will continue to contribute to a positive role to the growth and Progress of the Region served by the a was we enter the decade of the 1980 s we Are beginning to see the identification of other Community needs and to a greater degree concerns and problems a he added. The needs according to Cox receives awards Charles g. Cox outgoing president of the Anderson area chamber of Commerce was presented with a plaque for the Job he did in the three years at the Helm of the chamber. At the Jan. 29 banquet of the organization Cox said the new president Tom Taylor should spark the group. Taylor earlier had praised Cox s humility and ability to be a catalyst in getting chamber and Community activities underway. Later Cox was presented with the chamber so Charlie Hustle Quot award left for his enthusiasm and dedication. Comma photo. Taylor Are police service mass transit improved Access other medical services such As More doctors expanded recreation and cultural availabilities. The Public also a wants improved concerns such As Community planning a he said. Taylor said the area served by the organization greater Anderson township experienced a 60 percent growth in population in the last 10 years. The Region he noted a has been a Leader in housing starts. There has been significant commercial and Industrial growth and our services have generally expanded to meet the increased demands placed upon them by these expanding he said the a excellent Quot school District fire department emergency medical services and a services to the area a Are considered among the throughout the 1970�?Ts, the chamber took an Active role in supporting the growth a which has been to the Best interest of the Community he said. A at the same time the group has identified those projects which would eventually have a detrimental Impact on our the chamber was founded in the Early 1970�?Ts to response to the need for an organization to keep Pace with the rapidly expanding area. Community improvement and development Are the main concerns of the group the Ohio department of transportation Dot. Is saving Salt this year because erf the abandonment of its a Bare roads policy Ray Motley Public information officer for District eight of Dot said the initiation of the new priority policy of Road treatment has saved a lot of Salt for the state. A a the new policy has us mixing Salt with abrasives a Motley said. A on secondary roads though we Are using Only a during Snow storms he said state Drivers plow1 and spread Salt. After storms they treat primary arteries and then As a third priority lower volume roads Are treated. A the lower volume state roads will see delays when compared with past years a Motley said. A we Are definitely concentrating on the roads which Are travelled More the decrease in the use of Salt has been caused by a combination of reasons this Winter he said. Salt has become scarce because of problems with mining operations including fires and strikes. A the Scarcity has driven up prices More than inflation alone would do a Motley said. A not Only is less Salt available but we can afford the new treatment policy was created last year when Dot realized that a. Shortage erf Salt was imminent Mortley said. A the priority policy anticipates a bad Winter it expects the worst and Hopes for the Best. So far we have not had a bad time at All and we be been Able to save a lot of Salt compared to years if the Winter continues to be relatively mild. Motley said the state could wind up with Salt left Over for next Winter. A a it a far too Early to Tell if we will have any left Over. We have All of february left to go and you can to even count out Snow in March. If we do keep going like this though we will have some left Over and that win help. The prices will never go this week in Forest Hills fridays basketball game Between Anderson and Turpin Couk Jno to have been harder fought it May be the toughest loss Ever for the spartans. For details see Page a-6. It took a Long time to decide which Cable television company should be awarded a local contract but perhaps the decision should have been delayed. Brian Macconnell journeys into the future to give a Tongue in Cheek look backwards at the possible ramifications of the Choice. Pagea-5, Leah Frederick is Only 9 years old but she a already scheduled for a one person Art exhibit at Clermont College. See Fine lines Page b-2. Confused by the intricacies modern a easy open package Lois theuring tells of her Tri by package in a confusion Saj on Page b-3. Brides a i real estate 1 business big restaurants classified b 6-8 sports i editorial. A i Forest Hills journal 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244528-1 in 1 100% coverage of Anderson town ship it. Washington Newtown California every tuesday and Friday. Circulation audited by ill verified

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