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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - January 24, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioTo rest by Tisaj Kroat Vot. 17 to. 45 january 24, lf7� single copy 15<will thaw melt Snow too fast the Sun was out monday the third straight Day setting perhaps some new kind of record for a Cincinnati january. As the temperatures Rose a near unanimous sigh of Relief was heard from residents., Here and elsewhere in Southern Ohio. There was some speculation that the temperatures Over freezing for the first time in 17 Days May cause the record snowfalls to melt too fast. Forecast called for a High near 40 for tuesday with Cloudy skies at least a Brief respite came from the1 near crippling snows that have closed schools some business and halted Many area activities. The schools reopened and business were trying to resume some Type of normality monday. Seems about everyone was a victim of either the flu or a a Cabin fever or both since the Hom Days. Depending on where you took a measurement of to whom you talked the Snow that was i the ground after the last of four storms measured Between 14.5 and 20 inches. There was one thing that is not being disputed. The minimum measurement of 14 inches is a new record for the area. It beats theold record of 13.5 inches set on Jan. 22,1918, by an Inch. Several. Potholes have developed in the streets since the series of snows began Jan. 8. The Highway department Crews of Anderson township Hamilton county City Cincinnati and state of Ohio worked diligently to keep roads Clear. Massive efforts were mounted tuesday night following the near record 11.3 Inch snowfall of last monday and tuesday. It was repeated Friday after thursday nights four to six inches. Anderson township eight Man Crew headed by John Dahlheimer worked 29 of 34 hours during one stretch. He said the county works on two shifts but Andersons men just work overtime when there is an a emergency a such As last week. If its Good enough for the eskimos it must be Good enough for the Gibbons family reasoned Jim 14, and Greg. 12, last week As they constructed an Igloo at their Indian Creek Home. The boys and Tippy the family Pooch spent part of one night. In. The Igloo and reported that it was very hut sister Tricia 17, remained sceptical and stayed indoors. Cleaning hampered a departments reported that cleaning efforts were garnered by the length of the volume of Snow. Township Levy wording underway As reported in the Jan. 10 journal Anderson township events delayed by High Snow there have been several changes in various meetings and events due to the snows that have hit the area. Changes that have come to the attention of the journal Turpin and Anderson Middle schools have postponed indefinitely Parent teacher conferences Jan. 26 and 27 so regular school can. Be conducted. Keith Weiland principal of Turpin Middle said parents should disregard notices previously sent Home with students and due notice will be Given of the rescheduled conferences later this school year. A amt. Washington civic club was to try to reorganize monday night. Either Snow twice and new years Day have caused meeting originally set for Jan. 2 to Jan. 23. Annual meeting of the general protestant orphan Home will be at 3 . Jan. 29 at the Home 6881 Beechmont ave. It was postponed from Jan. 22. A High school basketball games rescheduled Anderson at. Colerain originally set for Jan. 17, tentatively reset for feb. 14. Colerain at Turpin originally to be played Jan. 20, set for Jan. 24. A baseball rules school postponed from Jan. 21 to 10 . Jan. 28 at guardian Angel Undercroft. Adjustment in speaker list but entire seven week course will be Given. Late Comers can still enrol by calling 752-3139. Trustees Are considering a tax Levy for this year. Trustees favor designating the Levy for fire Protection and retiring a Levy that would be up for renewal in 1980 upon passage said Board president Tom. Taylor. Final decision will be made in february. Trustees he said have asked the hoards Legal counsel Paul Quot Schuch to draft the ballot language for a Levy. Fire Levy restrictions allow for a broader discretion of allocation of funds said Taylor. Trustees Are considering placing the Levy on the june primary so that it can be put before voters again at the november general election should the Issue fail. The enlargement of the paid staff erf the fire department and the additional paramedics to handle a second unit is making for the adds costs trustees have said. Trustees Taylor said feel that the fire department mileage must be consolidated into fewer levies because of the now constantly changing character of the Community. There Are not As Many people in the township who know the background of the fire department and thus have always automatically supported with tax Money according to Taylor. Trustees believe the people will support a fire Levy if the Case is presented to them fairly and completely he added. This will be done if the Levy does go on the ballot. Clerk William Skeen has reviewed the costs of the department and is providing input into the decision on the amount of mileage to be sought in any Levy. So is Park Board logo Nagel re. Park name sought the contests to find an Anderson township Park logo and for naming the Nagel re. Recreational site car classes set by red Cross at Beech acres a series of classes in cardiopulmonary resuscitation Fri will begin at the general protestant orphan Home 6881 Beechmont ave., Anderson As Well As four other locations in greater Cincinnati. Classes Are part of a new Large scale Effort in safety education that begins f a. 1 when the Cincinnati area. Chapter of the american red. A Cross initiates the series the classes will also be held at the Cincinnati red Cross chapter building 720 Sycamore Street in Down town Cincinnati Reading municipal Center. Pike amp Market its in Reading my St. Joseph College Delhi re. In d do and Sharonville Community Center. Creek amp Thorn View in Sharonville car is a method of restoring circulation and breathing in heart attack victims by Means of external Chest compression and Mouth to Mouth resuscitation. Included in car training is information a Hui helps those trained to identify Early warning signs risk factors and symptoms of heart attacks. Nearly 1 million persons die from heart disease each year in the United states. Three out of four of those deaths occur in the presence a of witnesses. Doctore say perhaps 200,000 could be saved each year if enough persons mastered the Basic first Aid techniques taught in red Cross car courses. A a we re very excited about our new car training program a said William Kroger chairman of Cincinnati red Cross first Aid programs. A a we be set a goal of training me out of every five persons from age 13 in the greater Cincinnati area in life saving Cir techniques a red Cross car instruction is based on the modular system. Students Pace them eyes through a. Series of Steps involving hand Hel d color film viewers workbooks and practical exercises lasting trom seven to ten hours. Official red Cross car certification will be awarded All persons successfully completing the course. For More information regarding times and dates or t Register for a class Call Cincinnati red Cross first Aid programs 721-2665. Trucks wore out faster than Normal Tom Taylor president of the Anderson township trustees said a needed sixth truck has not been in operation yet because of inability of the manufacturer to meet specifications. Trustees Are considering putting big Blades on a jeep he said but noted that Blades will not be available in the area until after this Winter. Dahlheimer and trustee John of Brien Road committee chairman Are expected to have a report for the Board of trustees at their feb. 16 meeting. Enough Salt it appears that All areas will have enough Salt for any further Normal snows this Winter. Anderson was expecting a ulment Early this week. Like us a amp a for other communities it is being delayed a few Days because ice on the Ohio River is preventing barges wrote making their usual Speed. Meanwhile Dahlheimer had is men mix Salt and Sand for roads. Costs for Smow removable Are Forest Hills journal 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 52s-1111 Over budget in Anderson it was said. After the 11.3-Inch Snow county had spent about $250,000, Well below the $380.000 spent All of last year Donald c. Schramm county Engineer said the county had spent $253,654.53 for a Salt and ice control through Jan. 18, the Day before the last Snow. Breakdown was $85,234 for 10,411 Man hours $34.643 14 for equipment. The 8319 tons of Salt used Cost $99,328,4243 tons of grit Cost $32,884 and 184 terns of the away $1564 some 44 trucks were and 21 Snow plows were being used. There was 8000 tons of grit on hand As of the 18th meanwhile City of Cincinnati has spent All but $50,000 of its $650,000 Snow removal budget once such work makes costs go Over budget Money will probably have to come from the Street maintenance fund. This Means that the City a unmatched potholes and resurfacing might have to wait until this summer. An agreement worked out with Hamilton county last year allowed metropolitan sewer District mid employees otherwise paid although unable to work because of the weather placed at the disposal of the City to Aid in Snow removal. Mid loaned the City 141 employees last week saving the City about $20,000 a Day. Anderson seeks help Anderson is taking a Short Range and a Long Range View of seeking ways to improve Snow removal service on no dedicated streets which can not be slowed by towns High snort Range. Trustees plan to ask the county to include Snow removal in rules and regulations for developers. All non dedicated streets Are being catalogued. Developers will be notified to get their streets cleared Board president Taylor said that emergency vehicles could not traverse such roads if necessary. There currently is Many Miles of Roadway in the town sep that is in dedicated. Township Crews by Law. Are not permitted to serve such streets for Long Range trustees Are contacting rep. Robert a. Taft ii to get state Laws passed so township can service such streets. Hamilton county was one of 35 counties on Ohio declared disaster areas by gov. James a. Rhodes. He asked for immediate Federal financial assistance to Aid hard hit areas in digging out tithe latest in a the storms that crippled the Tri state roof collapses the weight of Snow on the roof of the Midas Muffler shop 8502 continued to Page 8 Stop signs set for connector am Crisofi township California 100% coverage of it. Washington every tues a. Forest Mills journal january 24, 1978. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Circulation audited by m the intersection of five mile re. Anderson connector and state re. Will be g etting Stop signs at All Points and the yellow flashers on the East and West entrances will the made1 red. Anderson township trustees have repeatedly asked the county Engineer s office to install a traffic signal. Engineer Donald Schramm in december completed another engineering evaluation of the intersection upon trustees request. Sera my. Told county commissioners that the results a indicate the Accident problem that was seemingly Eli mated by the removal of Guardrail has he added nine Angle Type accidents had occurred june 1 to dec. 22. The a mow volumes of both streets a does not satisfy signals according to the Omo manual of uniform traffic control devices a Schramm said. A therefore As an interim measure until warrants can he satisfied we recommend the installation of a four Way Stop. A the Engineer told commissioners. He will change the lenses from Amber to red on two of the flashers a this will Stop the rash of accidents until volume warrants for a traffic signal Are satisfied a said the county Engineer. Commissioners approved Schramm s recommendations. A the installation should be reviewed on a regular basis to determine its effectiveness a Schramm said. If additional traffic control is required at a later Date Schramm said a very Little Money has been spent and a signal can always be installed. A Stop signs can also be installed immediately whereas a signal would be several months away due to task of. Funds $25,009 and Hamilton county sheriffs patrol is in Complete agreement with the four Way Stop Schramm said if it will reduce the Accident rate. A they Are interested in Driver safety not the method we utilize to accomplish same a Schramm told the commissioners. A they also feel we should take action As soon As the installation expected As soon As weather conditions permit is a t least a partial Victory for the Sherwood civic Assn. And residents of that general area. Association some months ago. Presented trustees a petition containing 1100 signatures from about 800 residences in that area since that time Asso c nation officials and individual residents have made followups with the trustees on a. Regular basis. Have begun and will end feb. 28. Park Board members Dana Whiting Jon Schneider and Carl Dirkse said they a have always Felt that tie Park Board and future recreational Sites belonged to the people of Anderson township so what is More appropriate than to have its Young people design the Park Schneider said the interest by Many individuals and groups concerning the Nagel re site has a grown tremendously As Progress on this project has continued he and the other Board members Are hoping the interest will bring Many contestants to be involved in the contests the Eastern Hills Jay Cees and the Jaycee auxiliary will sponsor the Park name contests awarding a. Commemorative plaque and a $25 prize to the Winner of both. The Jaycees Are paying for the Park a v ill on on the site. John Hixenbaugh president and Jack Sandman Park project chairman thanked those persons who have supported their various fund raising projects. Some erf the proceeds from the projects Are going to the Park for use of the entire Community. Contest rules Park District logo award plague and 25 prize 1. Pure Dot to select an official fog Lor the Anderson township Park District that can be used on Park signs printed regulations stationery Etc continued to Page 8 Lollipop concerts set for feb. 4 at Ayer collection time if Yon receive the journal by Carrier. Its collection time again. Your Carrier will be knocking at your door in. The next few Days. Remember to ask my for your receipt and do not pay if you done to receive one. It is Worth $1.0 please remember that payment is voluntary and that you Are rewarding your Carrier for Good service. An experience of a lifetime is in store for children Ages 4 to 8 at the Cincinnati symphony Lollipop concerts to be presented at Ayer elementary school 8471 Forset re. On saturday feb. 4, at 10 and 11 15a.m. So concertmaster Phillip Ruder who will conduct the concerts has planned a special program designed to stimulate the imaginative and inquisitive minds of the youngsters with opportunities to see the instruments close up to talk to the musicians in the orchestra and perhaps even to play an instrument or conduct the orchestra. As a special treat costumed hostesses will give away free lollipops to All children. A total of 24 Lollipop concerts will be presented in 12 communities during the series fifth season through feb. 11. By dividing the entire Cincinnati symphony into three chamber orchestras the groups can fit into Small school gymnasiums or Community centers and can present Lollipop concerts in three different neighbourhoods on the same Day. So each child May sit close to the orchestra and see the instruments in detailed action the number of Coldren at each 45-minute concert will be limited to 250. Tickets must be purchased in Advance by calling 474-0786 or 474-222� each. Cold must be accompanied by an adult at the concerts. Local businesses and organizations Are sponsoring the two concerts in this neighbourhood. A contribution has also been made by the Kroger co. The Lollipop concerts Are a special project of the Friday fighters division of the so women a committee. The area chairmen for the Anderson it. Wasington concerts Are mrs. David a. Taylor and mrs. Joseph smothers. Tic major chairmen for the committee Are mrs Paul Ammeen. Mrs Charles Kelly and mrs. Ray pry

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