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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - February 12, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioJournal Ohio ulat Orical Sola 1-7 x and have. Colu a u3. Ohio 43-11 so 100% coverage of i h Anderson town v ship Root. Washington a i Newtown a k California by . Mail q 504 Batavia Pike o Cincinnati Ohio official act vol. 14 no. 39 Quot Quot Quot. I Hilll Niimi. Wednesday february 12, 1975 4 sections 30 pages 0/u3 Turpin High principals Job a wide open full eight grades at Forestville school this september principalship of Turpin High school is a wide open a supt. Robert c. Wolf has told the journal. He expects to fill the position a from within the school system which is under District policy indicating there is expected to be a number of candidates within the Anderson High school and the two Middle schools. No selection has been a predetermined a Wolf emphasized. Applications Are scheduled to go out May 20 and be Back to Wolf by 9 . June 15. Principal is scheduled to be named at the regular August meeting of the Forest Hills Board of education. A timetable approved by the Board last june shows the new principal would begin work in january 1976 in getting things ready for the opening of the districts second High school. Assistant principals teachers Counselor and others would be named after the new principal had a hand in making the selections. If for no reason the principalship is not filled by someone within the system then school officials would look outside the District. Wolf said. He did not Rule out the possibility that Chris Stefan present principal at Anderson High might be interested. In. Applying for the1 new principalship. The school administrator noted that Stefan has put a lot of work into planning the new High school. Wolf plans to give an update of the present status of schools at either the february or March meetings of toe Board. Ihm reinstates 1st Grade when father William Schroeder made the Promise at the immaculate heart of Mary Church Christmas musical that the 1975 show would have first graders participating there were some who caught the significance of an impending announcement. The announcement came at last weekends masses the Parish school will reinstate first Grade this september1. It will be the first time a. Full eight grades will be at the school for the past decade father Schroeder told the journal. A we think this will be Good for the1 Parish and Good for the children a he told the parishioners. A through a total program we Hope to better serve the children from the outset of Turpin Middle school receives copy o correspondence Between Jefferson Turpin a photos tatted copy of a letter from Thomas Jefferson to his Uncle Thomas Turpin dated february 5, 1769, has been presented to the Turpin Middle school. Robert Turpin Fischer descendent of Thomas Turpin presented the copy of the letter to the officers of the schools student Council. The presentation was the first event of this areas Bicentennial Celebration arranged by the Anderson Cherry Grove Branch of the Cincinnati Bicentennial committee. Turpin who had married the aunt of Jefferson Mary Jefferson had written to Jefferson requesting that he Tutor his son Philip Turpin in Law. Jefferson Repon aed that his a situation both present and future renders it utterly impossible,.�?� he a wrote that he did not expect to be in Shadwell Virginia regularly and would be moving in november. A i always was of opinion that the placing a youth to study with an attorney was rather a prejudice than a help a Jefferson continued. A we care All too Apt by shifting on them cur business to in Roach on that time which should be devoted to their studies. I have accordingly recommended strongly to Phill to put himself into apprenticeship with who a who Robert Turpin Fischer is a descendent of the aunt of Thomas Jefferson. The lineage is As follows Thomas Turpin married Mary Jefferson the sister of Thomas Jefferson a father they begat or. Philip Turpin who married Caroline Rose they begat Phil Turpin who married Mary Smith they begat Edward Johnson Turpin who married Christina Kugler they begat Edward Johnson to Turpin jr., who married Pauline Stewart they begat Christina Turpin. Christina married Robert w. Fischer they Are the pm Rente of Robert Turpin Fischer. Robert Turpin Fisher reads Jefferson Stetter to Ray Handley members of the Turpin Middle school Council Secretary am a Drake vice president Betsy Burch president Holly of Brien and treasurer Paul Christman. No one but to employ his time for him self alone a Jefferson Laid Down a plan of study a which will afford him All the assistance a Tutor could without subjecting him to the inconvenience of expending his own time for the emolument of another a the end result was that Phillip Turpin went to England to study to be1 a doctor. When he returned he purchased 1000 acres of land from alternative school topic at Pat meeting a a what a the alternative a is the topic of the Eastern Hills Pat meeting scheduled for 7 30 . Feb. 18 in the school cafeteria. The concept of alternative education programs in the Cincinnati Public schools will be explored and a representative from each of the alternatives currently operating will be present to discuss the program in which he is involved. It. John Crittenden in the Virginia military District Tor his son Phil Turpin. It was his son that settled the land now part of Anderson township. The original letter is now in. The Library of Congress. A second letter from Jefferson will be read april 28, 1984, 200 years after it was written. Ray Handley head of the Anderson Cherry Grove Branch of the Bicentennial committee expressed Hope that the second letter will be read at the new Turpin High school hearing slated Melvin g. Rueger judge of the Hamilton county probate court will have a hearing at 2 . Feb. 25 in the common pleas court room no. 14. Hearing is to create a Park District comprising the geographical area of Anderson township. The educational experience More thorough religious instruction in an atmosphere of Christian Community will surely afford the Best Opportunity for a solid he said the restoration of the first Grade a will help overcome the problems for children and teachers that come from adjusting from several Public school first grades to a parochial school second Grade. A it is no easy task to unify a group of second Grade children who began their schooling in six different Public schools with perhaps six different ways of leaching and directing the children a he added. Supt Robert c. Wolf of Forest Hills school District was delighted to hear of the announcement. For. Schroeder said toe Public schools were notified As soon As possible so they can make plans for the upcoming school year. A they have always been most cooperative with Ihm and perhaps in some Small Way we can ease their crowded conditions and their financial woes a for. Schroeder told the parishioners. The priest said the school will a do our Best to accommodate the parents residents support fundamental school at Eastern Hills residents in it. Washington have shown a positive reaction to the proposal to toe Eastern mils school buildings into an alternative Junior and senior High school. It is this support that it. Washington is counting on to convince the Board of education that the school should be placed in it. Washington rather than at Peoples Junior High school in Hyde Park. The proposal for the alternative to f school was to have been presented monday night at the Board of education meeting but will not be voted on for two weeks. 75 to 100 residents were expected to have attended the meeting in support of the Eastern Hills plan. Over 200 it Washington residents attended a. Community meeting in Hyde Park last week also in support of the proposal. The Eastern Hills school would have a fundamental program that stresses behaviour discipline and patriotism. The school would Start with the Junior High grades expanding one Grade at a time for a Complete High school. Students at the Eastern Hills elementary school would attend classes at it. Washington elementary As to free the elementary building for the expansion. Charles Williams principal at Eastern Hills Junior High school said he has been pleased with the reaction of the Community and with the a support of toe great number of parents who worked hard i this he feels the Large attendance at the Community meeting who wish to enrol their places for 70 children will be available. Ihm school officials anticipate the need for two More teachers new equipment some new desks and the relocation of several classrooms. Father said possibility of this decision has been discussed for several months with the parishes financial commission Board of education and Council a a All agreed that we should go ahead a he noted. Talk has been going about this possibility since for. Schroeder has been at Ihm. He feels this thinking May reflect the feeling of catholics throughout the country. In a recent National poll 89 per cent of the 925 respondents were definite in the opinion there should be parochial schools. Continued to Page 15 Public works dept confirms report of Progress on Beechmont a report to the City manager from the department of Public works confirmed a report published in the journal last week about the Progress on toe Beechmont Avenue improvement projects. In essence the department s report stated that the widened Roadway is now scheduled to be completed this month although waterproofing and resurfacing will be delayed until warmer weather arrives. Delays in construction of the project were toe result of material shortages and weather. Also some work was being done beneath the Bridge Structure and out of toe sight of passing motorists. A Progress on the Beechmont Avenue improvement has been delayed by late deliveries of structural steel and by the unavoidable sequential nature of the work which has pushed this project into a time of year unfavourable for construction work a the report stated. The report came in response to a request from Council member James Cissel. Cissell at the january 29 Council meeting requested that inside the journal with rebates. Presidents Day and Valentines Day All going on at the same time area merchants have plenty of bargains for area shoppers. Beechmont mall and Cherry Grove Plaza have special pages filled with Good buys. Page is has a Page of con Pons for More Good buys. Leading it. Washington merchants have chopped prices on a Good number of items. Beechmont Ford and Becker drugs also has axed prices. This extra amount of real bargains Are aimed at saving some real Money for the Reader. Take advantage of it and really save business review chess column Church classifieds editorial Foley Bernice Public forum weightings 9 s 13 16,17 14 4 14 14 continued to Page 15 Forest Hills journal february 12, 1975. Published weekly on wednesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. The Public works department explain Why there had been delays in the completion of the improvements. Cissell in response to an inquiry from Peter Swenty a it. Washington resident also asked that the report indicate when Public works expects the project to be completed a work on the Bridge Structure below the deck not readily apparent to passing Motorist has been underway As material availability and weather allowed.,�?� the report continued. A fall work on the project essential to use of the widened Roadway is now scheduled to be completed this month. Work associated with deck waterproofing and final surfacing will be deferred until More favourable Spring another re Awn for the delay beyond the expected dec. 1974 completion Date was that toe lowest construction bid exceeded the City a estimate by $37,000. That resulted in we delay in obtaining county approval for the project that is funded from the 1964 $30,000,000 county Bond Issue. Bids for toe project were received by toe department of Public works on july 23, 1974. Contract was awarded on september 20. Work on the project began september 30. The contractor removed the Concrete median strip performed excavation operations and began construction continued to Page 15pool plans submitted to building dept. It. Washington plans for the Deepwater Pool in this Community have been submitted to the Cincinnati building department. After the department Grants a building permit the plans will be submitted to the state Board of health for its approval. If the plans Are approved bids will be advertised. A Wurche at. The Cincinnati recreation commission indicated that competitive bidding should be open in about 30 Days. The Pool May be ready for use in late summer barring work stoppages or material commission to decide Spud zoning soon it. Washington the proposed zone modification for1 a 100-acre tract of land on Wayside ave. Will be decided before toe end of february according to the chairperson of the Cincinnati planning commission Estelle Berman. The planning commission conducted a. Public hearing at the masonic Temple last week to gather additional input before reaching a decision. The Developer and the attorney for the opposition gave presentations. Also the report by the staff of toe planning commission Quot was reviewed. \ under consideration is a zone modification for the Wayside tract of land now owned by Katherine Groll. The land is zoned re a petition has been filed for a re Spud zone. Re allows for a minimum lot size of 10,000 Square feet per unit. Re Spud single family planned unit development allows for units to be clustered rather than detached. There would be no change in usage or density. Hie Cincinnati. Spud ordinance enables the planning commission to control factors in the project such As density Trees Roadway Etc. The Spud zone allows for a More control Over the development Over and above any other kind of development a a Estelle Berman said. The Developer must adhere strictly to the commissions final determination. Salem Landing Ltd. Has proposed a 274 unit project for the land. Residents Are opposed to the project. The question of toe zone modification is complicated by the fact that the land is bounded on two sides by the county. While the planning commission has sought input from those neighbouring the property there is a feeling that the Anderson township trustees should have been contacted. Taylor said toe township Wasny to notified about the project and that the township is opposed to it mainly because of traffic situation it would cause. Commission member Peter Swenty who also serves on the regional planning commission said a the important thing is that the City know what the zoning is in the county area adjacent to the area we re concerned he said he did t think the regional planning commission would make an analysis on a City project. There is communication As to what is going on he added. Asked. Is reaction to last weeks meeting Pierce Cunningham attorney for the Wayside Salem residents association said he was a a favourably impressed with the commissions attention to the associations objections. The association is a clearly and strongly opposed to the proposed plan he said because residents do not feel the Spud zoning is con Distant with their wishes or toe Good of the City. Anthony Bruno partner in Salem Landing Ltd. And project Developer told the journal he is a still very hopeful that the planning commission will decide to modify toe zoning. There Are two separate aspects to the Issue of the Wayside property. First there is a zone modification request changing the property from re to re Spud. After that is approved the planning commission will make a decision on the Salem Landing Ltd. Project. The commission has the option of mandating certain improvements adjustments and changes in the project presented by the Developer. The commission is required to approve a detailed project before construction is allowed to begin. In a step towards defeating the proposed tone modification the Wayside Salem residents association is attempting to change the zoning to re a Wimch permits a minimum of 20,000 Square feet per lot arguing that this is More compatible with the area. The county land on the West Side of Wayside is zoned residence b or 10,500 Square feet per lot zone. The City zoning around the Groll property is zoned re except for a portion along the Little Miami River zoned for recreation. County land on the Southern Side of Salem is zoned residence a 20,000 Square feet per lot. County land on the Northern City depts. Advise on Spud zoning the staff of the planning commission prepared a report on factors presented at the november commission meeting concerning the Spud development on Wayside. Hie following is a summary of that report there is a need on the Interior streets for adequate Radii for turns for vehicles such As fire trucks also that 26 foot Concrete pavements or its equivalent should be provided along the vertical curbs to protect the roadsides fire division expressed concern about the placements of hydrants and Access to them and various buildings Salem Wayside intersection has visibility problems. And the Developer appears to be willing to work with the City and the county and pay the costs of traffic lights if needed -1 r a f tic e n g i Neer i n g recommends that the Access Point be As far South from the first right Angle Tura of Wayside As possible they also recommend that the Developer provide for the widening of Wayside ave. To permit a. Left turn storage Lane into toe property to which the Developer has agreed i the slopes of this property which face the Little Miami River Are of a critical stability meaning that any disturbance of their natural condition could Lead to instability the soils conservation made specific recommendations concerning retention basins erosion prevention cuts on the Hillside contour of the roads and preservation of Large existing Trees the development will have a no negative Impact on recreation development in the riverfront area a a the manager of Lunken no conflict Between the proposed development and the Takeoff and Landing activity of the Airport toe manager recommended that High intensity lights should not be erected manager further All buildings be air conditioned and sealed to the extent possible against the noise generated by Jet planes the density of it. Washington increased from 4.1 in 1965 to 4.5 in 1970. The density in the Vicinity of the proposed development ranges from 0.2 to 2.4 for an average of 0 6 proposed continued to Page 15 part of toe Groll property is also zoned residence a. The meeting last week Drew an estimated 150 persons including Many persons neighbouring the Groll property and Anderson township. Four members of the planning commission were in attendance. Trustee Tom Taylor Bruno and Byron Ruth of Callister Payne and disc Hoff reviewed the proposal stressing that the natural terrain would be maintained As much As possible. Ruth has worked on projects Over the past ten years built under a similar Spud ordinance. A slide show of some of the projects was presented. Herb Stevens director of the planning commission reviewed the staff report on items presented at the november planning commission hearing on the project. The report included comments and recommendations from City departments concerning environmental issues utilities and services. The report noted at toe conclusion that the report was prepared a primarily fear the purpose of providing the commission with information on All relevant issues identified to see adjoining article during the commissions question answer period with the proponents and staff Bruno indicated that he expects to sell 60 units the first year with construction of toe entire project taking three to four years. He added that they will set up an area with six models towards toe front Wayside Side of the property building the other units away from the models. A traffic is the biggest problem of the whole thing a said Vincent v. Eby planning commission member. Bruno answered that they have had input from the traffic Engineer and that it Wasny to the kind of a project a where everybody decides to leave at 8 . Commission member Peter Swenty asked Bruno if he had anticipated some of the costs of the City department recommendations. A a the project is of sufficient scale to justify toe costs a Bruno said. He also agreed to accept the soils conservation report and said the Cost of a traffic Light at Wayside and Salem could be justified. Eby interjected that he had grave doubts about the continued to Page 15 t
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