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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - January 22, 1980, Cincinnati, OhioG ears Puper project Ohio historical society 1-71 and 17th ays. Columbas Ohio 43211 bulk u. S. Postage paid j Cienci Siliati Ano a Ersil Fra 25s2 j vol. 20 no. 2 tuesday january 22,1980 single copy 15 cents trustees award to franchise to Warner a Bine spirit9 shows us stuff the a Blue spirit Flag team of the i steppers performs in the Turpin Middle school gym. The performance was part of an interstate Competition sponsored this weekend toy the i steppers. The Junior Blackhawk took first place in the Competition. Photo by Alan Mccort. By Brian Macconnell staff writer. The Anderson township Board of trustees voted in their regular monthly meeting last thursday to contract with Warner amex Cable communications to furnish the township with Cable television service. The decision came on a 2-1 vote with trustees Thomas Taylor and Robert Dorsey voting for Warner while Board president John of Brien voted for Continental Cablevision of Ohio inc. Of Brien then said since the trustees had to work together to get the Best service for the township he would change his vote so the Best service for the township be would change his vote so the decision could be unanimous. Taylor introduced the motion to contract with Quot Warner but under certain conditions most important a privacy clause in the contract. The clause prohibits Warner from tapping or monitoring any system releasing lists of names of subscribers or providing information about viewing habits of a identifiable individual Taylor a addendum to the clause provides for the trustees to be Able to a declare the franchise null and void and or require a penalty of $100,000 to be paid by Warner a in Case of violation. Other amendments concerned escrow and. Construction and clarification of rate schedules. Before the vote the Board allowed representatives from each of the companies to make a Short presentation. Continentals Jean Nene Cozad spoke first emphasizing the strengths of her company. A the Board must choose continued to Page a in committee members hold no grudges was the an Woodland Mound slide draws fire by Brian Macconnell staff writer the Woodland Mound Park is Well on its Way toward completion but at least one resident of Anderson township who lives near the Park is not Happy about one feature a of the 1,000-acre Park. John Goyer 346 eight mile lid., spoke at last thursdays meeting of the Anderson township Board of trustees. Goyer said the Hamilton county Park District is planning a Large slide Type ride at the Park Between eight mile and nine mile roads. As Goyer described it the ride would be about 2,000 feet Long with riders using Small a a sleds for the Quick trip. Goyer said a chairlift from the Bottom of the ride would carry riders to the top where they would slide Down at speeds up to % . A a in a worried that the Park District will a be running a. Concession business Here a Goyer said. A it will probably bring in about a couple of Hundred thousand people a the trustees when informed about the ride also expressed some concern about the ride. Board president John of Brien said he was concerned about the possible Strain on township services. A the Way this Soundis to me a he said a it could be a Large Strain on our services. In a sure the ride is Safe but the related services will be the Jon Brady director of Park operations for the Park District said he sees no problems with the slide in Woodland Mound. He said it is actually about 1,600 feet Long 20 feet wide and. Consists of two parallel tracks. The ride will probably be run by an Independent concessionaire Brady said with about seven percent of the proceeds going to the Park District. Representatives from the Park District met with the area residents who had expressed concern about the ride and gave a slide presentation about the ride. A we wanted to show them what the ride was All about a Brady said. A you have to consider though How that Breaks Down. That amount of people is not that Many spread Over seven months for every Day. We have about two million people come to Winton Woods every year and that is no problem a Brady assured that the Park District had looked carefully into the ride and a fall its implications a before seriously considering cons True Tion. A we think the ride will bring us $20,000 to $30,000 per year a Brady said. A a a we done to see that As Small change. The Park District is in Good financial shape because we done to Quot rely solely on taxes to bring us Brady said he did not like the idea of the ride when it was first presented. The districts recreation supervisor first proposed the plan Brady said. A i did no to like it at All a he said a for the same reasons in be heard from others. Evhen i finally saw one in operation though i saw the real layout and realized it Wasny to a conflict with our purpose. The idea has gotten Good support from everyone around the District offices. A Goyer said he does no to know if construction of the ride can be stopped since he said the Park Board is not answerable to any other body. A even with a complaint Goyer said by the trustees a i. Done to know Ift will do any Good. I was excited about the Park until i heard this come the District does not have a final go ahead on the project yet. Wording to Brady. He said a contract is yet to be signed with the builder invented corp. Of , it. A the District is expecting the ride to be opened when the major Section of the Park is opened in the late Spring Brady said. Since the Anderson township trustees have reached a decision to contract with Warner amex Cable communications to serve the needs of the township the members of the committee formed to advise the trustees on the Issue Are glad the question is settled. The citizens advisory committee on Cable to was formed about a year ago to study Cable to and report to the Board. In a report dated june 27, 1979, the committee recommended in a 4-3 vote that the trustees contract with Continental Cablevision of Ohio. The three votes were for Warner. In a glad to see the decision has been ,�?� said Steve Kline a Newtown Council member who participated in the committee work but did not vote. A i personally favored Continental a he said a but the Job now is to get the service Navy honors Cook for daring Rescue collection time a Friendly reminder that this is collection time for journal carriers. Within the next few Days they will Knock on your door for collections and will toe wearing a identification badge so toe Stoe can be easily recognized. A substantial sum of the 90 cents you pay is commission for your Carrier in addition he or she is competing for a three Day trip to Washington . Done to forget to ask for your receipt when you do pay As it is Worth $1.00 off any meat Purchase of $5.00 or More at hitch meats 6209 Corbly rd., it. Washington. We Hope you will participate. The journal circulation dept. Busy weekend for paramedics Bill Mckinnery top right president of the fruit Hill interested citizens association presents a Check for 9223 to the Anderson township paramedic squad. Accepting the Check Are from left Bill Huffsteder treasurer of the township firemen a association Gil Stagnaro president of the firemen a association and Lynn Vanness assistant fire chief. Later in the Day the paramedics were at work transporting an Accident victim. The Auto Accident occurred at 5771 Salem when the Driver Kathryn Baldwin lost control of her car and drove Over a Gas meter. She was reported in fair condition monday at jewish Hospital. Photos by Alan Mccourt. Navy Petty officer Robert Jerone a a Jerry Cook has been awarded the Navy achievement medal by the Secretary of the Navy. Quot Cook an aviation Antisubmarine welfare operator second class was cited for Superior performance while attached to helicopter anti submarine Squadron eight embarked in the uss Kitty Hawk on . 29 in the Indian Ocean. Following the crash of an a-6 intruder Jet into the Ocean Cook jumped from the helicopter into the water to help Rescue the a two crewmen who had jumped from the Jet. They had become entangled in their parachutes and were being pulled under the water. A without regard for his own personal safety Petty officer Cook jumped from the helicopter into the water near one of the air crewmen and while becoming entangled in the shrouds and being pulled beneath the surface himself by the rapidly sinking Parachute commenced to free himself and the aircrew Man a the citation stated. After freeing the Man from the Parachute and a while being hoisted approximately 40 feet up to the helicopter he single hand edly held onto the unconscious Pilot who had slipped out of the horse Collar until they were in the helicopter. Petty officer Cooke a exceptional professional ability daring actions and selfless Devotion to duty reflect great credit upon himself and the United states naval service a read the citation from w. L. Chatham captian of the Kitty Hawk. Cook 22, is the son of John and Marjorie Cook of 7437 Wallingford drive. He is a 1976 graduate of Anderson High school where he was on varsity wrestling team. Robert Jerome Cook he joined the Navy in August of 1976. In March of 1978, Cook participated in the Rescue of a Crew from a downed f-14 tomcat in the Indian Ocean. Two of Cooke a Brothers Are also in the Navy. Jim is a frogman stationed in Little Creek a. Tom is attached to the nuclear submarine uss Stonewall Jackson. Newtown will participate in the same service As Anderson township since the Forest Hills school District serves both areas. The service to area schools by Cable television is one of the most important reasons township leaders want the service. A Newtown passed a Resolution in favor of Continental a Kline said a but we obviously must abide by what the trustees decided. A a in a a Little disappointed in the decision. It seems like the committee work was All for nothing like the committee had no Nancy Klinger worked on the committee and voted for Warner. To awfully glad they chose Warner a she said a i simply think they have the Best technology. If i put out my Money i want to be sure in a getting the Best possible programming and Klinger said she had been told that Warner responded better to a draft franchise sent by township attorney Paul Schuch to the two companies. A it is my understanding that they Warner answered the proposed contract better a she said. A that is business Between the trustees and the companies but that is my Richard Aeh another committee member said he sees no difficulty accepting Warner although he expressed a preference for Continental in the committee vote. A both erf the companies Are Good a Aeh said. A it was a difficult decision for the trustees. We had a difficult time ourselves. A Aeh said he is not upset by the choices of the trustees. He said he believes Warner has a programming Edge but Continental had an advantage in service �?otechnically., he said a i think they Are both pretty much the most of the committee members who could be contacted said they were glad a decision had been made. Those who had been in favor of Continental said they still would have chosen that company but anticipated to problems with Warners service to the township. A a in a sure the trustees did their Homework a said Richard Strubbe. A i voted for Continental but it will be no problem living with the decision. I Hope Warner serves us this week in Forest Hills ugh the area residents might he thinking about taking off for Las vegas because of the cold wet weather we be been having. But As Mona Gregerson Points out in a curiosity a All is not fun and games in Las vegas either. See Page a-5. On to a subscription television service has people wondering what its All about. Some executives of Cable to companies Arentt sure what the subscription service involves either. For More about subscription to see Page a4. Two local olympic judges have mixed feelings about a possible Boycott erf the games by the United states. See Page b-12 for More on the Story. A-9 in business a-8 sports b 4-5 real estate b-3 brides b-10 restaurant b 4-9 classifieds b-2 editorial Forest Hills journal 54 Batavia Pika Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 100% coverage of Anderson township a it. Washington Newtown a California every tuesday and Friday. Circulation audited of

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