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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - January 8, 1980, Cincinnati, OhioR i. A k o Vernal vol. 19 no. 50 tuesday. 8, if 10 single copy is cents contract settlement relieves City teachers the Cincinnati federation of teachers Cut an the Cincinnati Board of education reached agreement on a new teacher contract on dec. 31, and teachers at local City schools say they feel very relieved after the settlement. Jan Kneipp and Mary Lyon both teachers at it. Washington school on Mears Avenue said the predominant feeling after hearing of the settlement was Relief. A the teachers Felt a big Load fall from their backs a Lyon said. A the tension broke and now we know we Are pretty Well settled for the next few years. A a it really is a feeling of great Relief a Kneipp added. A we can go on the rest of the year without a the new pay package gives the teachers a 37 percent increase in the pay schedule plus 12 percent in bonuses according Quot to information supplied by the Cut. Lyon and Kneipp Are Quick to Point out however that the pay increase Are not As big As they sound. A since we Haven to had a raise in such a Long time this is really a raise Over five years a Kneipp said. A people should realize that in the years since we last had a. Raise the buying Power of the Money we Are now receiving has decreased quite a bit the raise Over the next three years lets us keep up with inflation if it continues at the same the salary increase was made possible by an unprecedented guarantee of $1 million to the schools from Cincinnati City Council. City policy has always kept Council from getting involved with the schools. In the past the operation and funding of the schools has been left strictly to the school Board. The it. Washington teachers do not see the guarantee As a dangerous precedent for the City. A there is no such thing As a free lunch a Kneipp said. A the City is giving us Money but there Are strings Lyon said the City government was already involved in school financing by giving tax abatement to businesses that could have put a significant amount of Money into school coffers. A the schools Are so enmeshed with the City they can t be isolated a she said. Kneipp added a a that a right. No Community service can be completely isolated from any the morale of the teachers in the system has picked up since the settlement both agreed. A the teachers were feeling negative toward the voters and the school Board. A a Kneipp said. A it was one of the symptoms of the frustration we Felt. We needed someone to pay Harrison Herms principal of it. Washington said a the people Here have been fantastic. You can t really say there has been a bad morale in our school. No one really expressed it that Way. But in. The system As a whole people were cautious and Kneipp Lyon and Herms continued to Page a-3 Milford band returns months of fundraising and strenuous practice reached a Climax new year s eve when the Milford High school band marched in the King Orange Parade in Miami. Fra. Although there were some disappointing moments it was a trip Tif a lifetime for the Eagle marchers. See pages s and 9. Journa Phot a Nathan Ritchie wins first baby title chamber wants Warner the Anderson area chamber of Commerce has voted to urge the Anderson township trustees to select Warner Cable corp. To serve the townships Cable television needs. In a meeting erf the Board of directors of the chamber on Jan. 3, no votes were cast in favor of Continental Cablevision. Of the 19 directors of the chamber 13 were present for the vote. Fred Gardner chairman of the chamber a economic development committee made the original motion to recommend Warner. He said he has been familiar with Cable since he lived in Michigan in 1966. He said he has based on his knowledge Gardner said he would recommend Warner. In the discussion of the recommendation members of the Board gave several reasons for the recommendation. They included the opinion that Warner has More resources and technology. Warner also has que the device which allows viewers to interact with a program and More educational channels some directors said. They also mentioned the possibility that Warner would build a facility in the township and the fact that Warner has been accepted by More Hamilton county communities to Date than any other company. The Issue of which Cable company should serve the township May be resolved by the trustees at their regular meeting. Jan. 17. Warner and Continental Are expected to return by then draft contract proposals presented to them by the trustees. The response to the drafts by trustee Robert Dorsey who holds the deciding vote of the trustees should Settle the Issue. Nathan Thomas Ritchie son of Thresa and Richard Ritchie of Moscow is the Winner of the journal s first baby at the decade contest. Nathan was bom at 1 56 . New years Day at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. The boy is the Ritchiesr first child and mrs. Ritchie said she did not even realize until last wednesday that Nathan was a new year baby a it did no to even Cross my mind that he was bom new years Day a mrs. Ritchie said a i first thought about it when one if the doctors told me he was the first baby bom in greater or. Ritchie thought the phone Call informing him that his son won the contest was a joke. A when i was called i just did no to think it was the real thing i thought someone might have been playing a joke on the Ritchie said Nathan is a very quiet boy who Seldom cries. A a we be had no trouble with him at All a or. Ritchie said. A of course with your first baby in a sure no parents would the winning parents and their new son won a Host of prizes from area merchants who participated in the contest. They will receive a free years membership to the family prescription plan at Pill Box pharmacy a gallon erf Porter paint for baby a first room from Newtown Supply and lumber co., a pair of jumping jacks trainers shoes from a mariners shoes in Cherry Grove two free car washes from Btuch rant car Wash. $5 gift certificate for. Baby food from Lucas Fine foods Case of pampers and baby is first prescription from Kmart a pair erf professional scissors and an 80-Pcxind bag of Rock Salt from Jeff a Auto. A a also a $5 gift certificate on any Purchase from television Shack a $5 gift certificate for any merchandise in the store from Andres Supply co.,-inc., an infant love seat from Queen City Chevrolet a Green Plant arrangement in baby Container from Cowperthwaite Florist. Baby a first prescription filled free at Kunkel apothecary. Also a $5 gift certificate from Roy Rogers restaurant a flowered night Light and Quot stand from lighting Center of Cherry Grove a $20 gift certificate from Beechmont mall Shilliton a a Complete dinner for the parents from it. Carmel Larosa s. Eureka deluxe sweeper from United carpet Mart inc., baby a first cup spoon and Fork from Smith jewelers., $5 savings account for baby from the Cherry Grove Southern Ohio Bank a free serv ice Call for color to stereo or microwave oven from Undyne a baby take me Home a set from fantasia children a Shoppe. $5 gift certificate from Green Valley in Milford at 6203 Guinea Pike. Anderson Newtown officials take oaths recently elected _ Newtown and Anderson township officials were sworn in last tuesday during afternoon ceremonies. In Newtown . Rep. Willis Gradison gave the oath of Public office to mayor John Russell and Council members John Shirley and John Dean. Clerk treasurer Carolyn Busse was also sworn in by the c congressman. Russell Defeated Robert Short in november a Council election for the mayors seat and Shirley and Dean Defeated Velma Aicholtz and Deans wife Sarah. Busse ran unopposed for her position. In a Short speech at the ceremony Russell said he has great Hope for the Village in the coming years. A i must give my compliments to the people who have worked so hard for Newtown in the past a said Russell. A i think the Village can keep improving. My thanks go out especially to outgoing mayor Turpin Fishcher for All the hard work and Long hours he spent for the russet cited the completion of a sanitary sewer system in the Village the establishment of a storm sewer system and the adoption of a Village guide plan As recent examples erf Progress in Newtown. 1 n a ceremony at the Anderson township Hall at the Beechmont Avenue fire House Robert Dorsey was sworn in As township trustee and William skein was returned to his office of township clerk by judge Fred Cartolano of the court of common pleas a township resident. Dorsey who Defeated John Zenni in november said he is looking Forward to the upcoming four years. A the past four have been very interesting a he said. A a in a looking for More interesting years to Anderson township is becoming More of an Urban township than a suburban one Dorsey said. A issues facing us Are becoming More and More complicated. Things Arentt As simple As they were in years Skeen echoed Dorsey a feelings and added a it has been a real pleasure for me to work with these gentlemen in the past and with the people of the township. I am also looking Forward to the next four years a in a Brief organizational meeting after the ceremony the trustees elected John 0�?~brien president for this year and Thomas Taylor vice president. In the organizational meeting the trustees also completed some routine business including a decision to keep monthly meetings the third thursday of every month. The Board also announced that an executive session of the trustees was to be held last thursday at 7 30 . \ tired Nathan Thomas Ritchie is congratulated by his parents. Thresa and Richard Ritchie of Moscow. Nathan w to mad his arrival just a me hour and 56 minutes after the Start of the new. Year is the Winner of the journal s first baby of the decade contest journal photo. Rice to speak on planning a1 Rice chairman of the Anderson township planning amp zoning commission will be the speaker at the Anderson area chamber of Commerce general meeting to be held at noon thursday Jan. 16, at the hot shoppes cafeteria in the Beechmont mall. Rice will discuss the work being done on the Anderson township guide plan and Community development Plai proposed to be done by the Hamilton county regions planning commission. The guide plan is being completed a Kef. Inc. Consulting engineers the planning amp zoning com Mission has appointed a is member committee to review the guide plan. This week in Forest Hills common Picas c ourt judge Fred Cartolano congratulates William Skeen Middle and to licit Dorsey after they were sworn in Jan. I. Lie ceremony was i Olio wed by a Short organizational meeting. Newtown mayor John Russell right 1 is Given the oath of Public office but rep. Willis Gradison in a ceremony at the Village Hall on new year s a. Journal managing editor Mark Heglin has returned from travelling to the Orange bowl with the Milford High school marching band pictures from the trip can be found on pages a-8anda-9. The journal editorial Page gives everyone the Opportunity to express an opinion lawmakers columnists and readers have their say on Page a-4. Lois theuring marvels at the fact. That the smallest room in the House the bathroom can cause so Many problems for a family. See a confusion says on Page b-6. Studies Are being conducted on the possible construction of a major rail system that would link some of Ohio a cities including Cincinnati Pagea-7. Brides by busies. Amps classified b <c6 editorial \-4 Ileal estate it 2-3 restaurants via Forest Hills journal 14 Batavia Pika Cincinnati Ohio 4524 528-1111 100% coverage Olanderson downshift. Mtg. Washington Newtown California every tuesday and Friday circulation k m Fri find audited a
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