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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - July 8, 1975, Cincinnati, OhioTrills Jon pm if in cd 00 100% coverage of Anderson township a it. Washington a Newtown a California every tuesday 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 vol. 15 no. 8tuesday, july 8, 1975 single copy 1 5�?~ major meeting set on rec Center As Bicentennial project some 100 differ in i Anderson township area groups. Including it As school groups and churches. Have been invited to a meeting at 8 . July 21 at Anderson High school cafeteria regarding a movement to make an Anderson township recreational Center a reality. This is the first major meeting on the Center. Tom Taylor Anderson township trustee said anyone interested not contacted Quot is free to come. Those wishing further information May Call him at 232-3614, or Andy Atkinson 231-1222. He said the committee now in the embryo stage is shooting towards a major township festival and Parade for july 23,1976. Already committee to the idea according to Taylor Are the Anderson Hills kiwanis Anderson chamber of Commerce Anderson recreation commission and the Anderson boosters. Goal is to plan fund raising activities in coordination with the mid servicing Newtown subdivisions for 90 Days Newtown metropolitan sewer District mid last week temporarily took Over sanitary sewer service for about 185 residences in the River Hills subdivision Here subdivision residents were notified in june by . District court Cincinnati that the package treatment Plant service provided by Martin utilities would be stopped june 30 because the company had filed a bankruptcy petition it was reported. Discussions aimed at preventing a halt in service to the subdivision resulted in mid agreeing to operate the Plant for a maximum of three months according to Quot Greg derailing Village clerk treasurer who is a resident of that subdivision himself. Discussions included mid officials and Hamilton county commissioners it was said. Meantime negotiations will continue toward working out a contract Between mid and the court appointed trustee for Martin utilities for Complete takeover of the system by mid Deimling was quoted. At a june Council meeting attended by about 75 subdivision residents mayor r. Turpin Fischer said Council could not to anything legally but had made a a concerted Effort to help residents against the amending action. Council had advised residents to hire an attorney to handle the situation. Deimling said earlier the Lon term goal a will be to Jar some people into action in getting the Village plans approved for construction of our own sewage system which would include the River Hills plans for the projected $1 million system have been before the Osepa and mid for More than two years councilman James Watkins was quoted As saying a everybody blames somebody inside the journal business 9 Harvey 13 Church u pubic forum 13 classified 22,13 a 13 editorial t2 Foey j weightings 12 Forest Hills journal july 8, iv75. Published weekly on tuesdays at 544 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. Bicentennial Celebration. He believes such funds could be used for land acquisition or seeking Matching funds for helping initiate the project. Taylor would like to see everyone become involved in the project. The festival would be the largest event of its Type even held in the township. Funds from that would be used towards the Center which could be1 a Monument to the Bicentennial in the Community. The trustee believes a if we do not make an attempt in the near future to secure a major parcel of land a Community Center May never become a reality in our he feels the Best deterrent for vandalism is a constructive outlet for the Young and a major recreational Center would enable the youth to spend their energies in a a healthy other communities the size of Anderson about 37,000 population and social economic makeup that have Community recreational centers find that it establishes a Hub in the Community and promotes cohesiveness and civic Pride according to the trustee. He wants to see the same thing in Anderson. Taxpayer to file suit Over Spud ordinance a resident of Salem Hills Lane is expected to file suit in common pleas court this week concerning Cincinnati s Spud ordinance. Carol r. Simpson. 5156 Salem Hills Lane is filing the suit representative of the taxpayers in the area. Her husband Preston Simpson who is president of the Wayside Salem association said his group backs the proceedings the suit is being filed on the grounds that it is both unconstitutional and illegal under the provisions of the City charter Simpson explained. After studying the ordinance he said they concluded the Council had delegated to the planning commission a a lot of authority it has no right to the City charter defines the authority of the planning commission authority that does not include that Council has attempted to give them under the Spud ordinance. Simpson added that there were several other basis for the suit a there Are a lot of holes in the ordinance As we see attorney Robert Manley is handling the Case for mrs. Simpson. As per procedure Manley requested City solicitor Tom Luebbers to bring the suit on behalf of mrs. Simpson. Luebbers Simpson said has indicated he will not do so. Manley is expected to file the suit himself late this week on behalf of mrs. Simpson. The Spud ordinance is being challenged because of City Council s recent approval of a single family planned unit development Spud on a tract of land on Wayside Avenue. Salem Landing Ltd. Parent company is Sisson Stern has planned a 225 unit condominium project for part of the land with the rest to be left in its natural state. Submit budget Anderson township trustees unanimously voted to submit to the Hamilton county budget commission a budget for 1976. It had to be submitted by july 21, Yob july schedule announced second time for Anderson it. Washington youth service bureaus summer activities and Field trips. All area youth Are invited to participate. For registration Call Janice Caldwell. 232-0830. Program for the month of july has been released. Activities include movies swimming Rapp sessions tubs. Wed. Tours. Fri 8 open House 9 movies 10 Rapp 11 Art museum 15 volleyball 16 open 17 Rapp 18 Cincinnati zoo 22 Stonelick Lake 23 Rapp 24 Stin Lite Pool 25 Kings Island 29 swimming a a 30 Rapp 31 Rapp has band plays for president by Diane Dube despite the intense heat the 89 members of Anderson High schools summer orchestra played on. The Sun was beating Down and the air pollution Index was steadily rising. Thousands wer standing and sitting around the1 East Side of the new environmental Protection Agency s building in Clifton waiting for the arrival of Cincinnati a special guest the Anderson group and the Roger Bacon band had the honors for the Day to play for president of Anderson High orchestra plays for president Ford schools promote several others Chance expected to head Turpin High Gerald Chance an assistant principal at Anderson High school was expected to be approved As principal of the new Turpin High school. Forest Hills Board of education was expected to Okay the a 3 ointment of supt. Robert c. Wolf. Term would be Jan. 1, 1976 to july 31,1977. Also expected approved were miss Rosemary Schroeder assistant principal at Sherwood elementary As instructional analyst for kindergarten fifth Grade and Paul Hamilton a Counselor at Anderson High instructional analyst 9-12, both effective aug. 1, Kenneth furrier was named director of Community services effective aug. 1. He has been an assistant principal at Anderson High for several years. C. Duane Allread was named a Counselor at Anderson High effective sept. 1. Mrs. Jean Carroll was expected named Anderson High Spanish teacher. Miss Schroeder Hamilton and furrier fill positions created last month at the recommendation of Wolf. Named librarian at Wilson elementary was miss Nancy Graham effective sept. 1. Paul West was named music teacher at Ayer elementary and Anderson High effective sept. 1. James t. Bayle was named Turpin Middle school custodian effective july 8. Wolf recommended approval of salary raised for four persons All effective aug. 1. Mrs Mildred Berry supervisor of f a d services was to be Given a raise to $13,800 a year and mrs Margaret Henry assistant supervisor of food services raise to $11,250. Jack Schneider supervisor of buildings and grounds was Given a raise to $13,800 salary a and Eugene Taylor supervisor of transportation was Given raise to $14,350 Kenneth Lazarus Wilson elementary assistant principal has resigned to take a like position at a Brown county High school. Retiring for disability purposes is mrs. Vivian Briner. Maddux elementary teacher effective july l. Also retiring is mrs Elizabeth Ragland Maddux elementary head Cook effective aug 31. Administration recommended a leave of absence without pay to mrs. Diane Kruetzkamp. Anderson Middle school social studies teacher for maternity reason. Recommended for extended service positions for the 1975-76 school year were miss Beth Ann Brough ninth Grade cheerleader sponsor miss Nancy Graham Wilson librarian and mrs. Gail Maundrell girls gymnastic coach. The superintendent recommended Jan. 19, 1976 be recognized As a school Holiday in place of feb. 16, 1976, previously approved As a school Holiday for the school Vear 1975-76. New Ohio Law says the third monday in january is 9 state Holiday in Honor of Martin Luther King. In other action the Board was expected to participate at a Cost of $6500 based on Pupil enrolment in a Hamilton county suburban schools association Media program to provide educational materials equipment and services to member schools. Learn that the tax duplicate is expected to be $167 million in 1976 budget purposes. 1975 revised budget had a duplicate listed at $160 million. Total expense is expected to be More than $1 million higher in 1976. It is figured expenditures would be $9.57 million compared to $8 50 million in 1975 revised figures net income in 1975 revised was $8.68 million inf total expenses $8.50 million for an ending balance of $179,486. An ending loss Joi $279,894 is forecast by clerk treasurer Gail Fritz at end of 1976. He sees net income at $9,298,906 and total expense at $9,578,800. Concerts kick off at Stanbery Park it. Washinton Stanbery Park will see the first of this years annual free Twilight concerts in the greater Cincinnati area Parks. Phil Olmes and his Over the Hill gang and the lamp a big band will play at 7 30 . July 16 at the local Park. Both Are debuting in the series. The Over the Hill gang Are making their debut on the Park concert series. Under the direction of Phil Olmes they will play the first half of the july 16 concert in Stanbery Park. The members of the seven Man ensemble Are All old style jazz musicians. Dressed in red White and Blue vests and Straw skimmers they play traditional american favourites with a zest that belies their name. Syl Lafata is on clarinet Leader Phil Olmes on trumpet. Bill rank on trombone. Bob Miketta on Banjo. Jim Thorpe on Bass Marvin Cox on Drums with the a old Man a Gene Hoctor at the piano. Golf Center May be Park William Canedy director of the Hamilton county Park District has asked Anderson township offic ils for suggestions on turning Bon air Golf Center Newtown rd., into a county Park. Golf facilities Public indoor Tennis Center and other facilities have been proposed according to trustee Tom Taylor i for their selections they have chosen a Rose room a the hymn a a closer walk with thee a a Bye Bye. Blues a a Medley of a main t she Sweet a a Barney Google and a yes we have no bananas a Spain a a you took advantage of me a a tin roof blues a a the Sheik a a memories of you a a when the saints go marching in a a Medley of a dream a Little dream a a Dreann a a sleep time a 1 a a a Sweet Georgia Brown Quot a Danny boy a and a honeysuckle Rose a Syl Lafata Phil Olmes Bob Miketta Jim Thorpe Marvin Cox and Gene Hoctor will All perform solos. The attraction for the second half off the program is the Fred Lucht and Rudy Minnitt lamp a big band. The 15-piece orchestra plays the a big Quot sound music of the count Basie les Brown Woody Herman and Stan Kenton orchestras. Former members of these and comparable big bands Man the five saxophones four trumpets three trombones piano Bass and Drums under the leadership of Lucht and Minniti. They specialize in the sound that has been popular from the mid-50�?Ts to the present Day playing arrangements associated with the bands named above plus those of continued to Page 8 arc considers options in modifying Pool modified plans for the my. Washington deep water Pool should be completed some time this week according to architect James Ritter of Wilson and associates. Plans for the Pool had to be modified when bids for the project came in $110,000 Over budget. The Cincinnati recreation commission is expected to make final approval on the modified plans and re submit the project for bid. What is to be modified on the Pool remains the decision of the arc although architects Ritter and Judy Capen have made a list of recommendations. In a letter to arc supt Bret Mcginnis the two architects presented a list of ten options for areas to be Cut with an estimate of the savings. After weighing Cost against benefits the architects decided to recommend Only four three technical modifications and a reduction in the amount of Pool deck area including walk outside the Fence the deck Between the Pool and the Bath House and the deck around the Pool perimeter. The four modifications amount to a savings of $17,500. A was you can see the Impact of the reasonable deductions is not extremely great a Ritter and is. Capen noted in their letter. A in View of the total deficit naturally we Are most eager to effect sufficiently great savings to meet the budget but in All frankness we do not see what else could be Cut nor even what areas of the total project could Ctet minued to Page 5 andrew1 w. Kreiden Licali area resident who is Epa administrator in Cincinnati talks with an interested party at the Epa dedication. Journal photo the United states. President Gerald Ford spent nearly five hours in Cincinnati last week to dedicate the new Epa building and to address Quot the Ohio River Valley White House conference on Domestic and economic affairs. A the kids were very orchestra director Dale Swisher told the journal. Quot we re honoured to be so close to the president a a members of the band were within Yards of the chief executive. The band played ten different selections prior to the ceremony and the Star spangled Banner at the beginning of the program. The 89 band members including some Junior High students and Anderson alumni practice three Days for the event. Swisher said. Helping to organize and chaperone the band were Frances Offenberger. Betty Ropp and band director Dave Martin. All band members were Given White House Security clearance. More coverage of the president and the conference on pages 6, a and 23. When the journal notified Forest Hills school supt. Robert c Wolf that the Anderson group had been selected he had just returned from vacation he said the Honor was speaking for the entire school District he said a to be selected for such an Honor Speaks for itself the total District is proud a a the Anderson band also played at the Epa ground breaking ceremonies in 1972 presided Over by Julie Nixon Eisenhower and William Ruckelshaus administrator for the . Epa. They had Only 24 hours notice on that performance. As with the 1975 invitation Robert n. Carr resident of 1397 rambling Hills drive and Epa executive assistant in Cincinnati extended the 1972 invitation. In 1972, the ceremony was Force i inside because of the rain. This term. The ceremony took place in the hot. Beating Sun. Asked How they combated the heat. Swisher said a you can see they re very during the hour and a half before the program began the Anderson band alternated with the Roger Bacon band allowing time for stretches and numerous trips to the water cooler. Shortly after the program was Over one band member was overcome with the heat. She was not the Only one. Cincinnati Council member Helen Hinckley quickly moved to the shaded area after the ceremony was Over. A i was very impressed with the ceremony a she commented As she sipped some water. A i was pleased with the Way he looked Quot she said adding that he has looked worn on television. Others were affected by the heat a Young woman fainted and was taken to general Hospital by the us student health service ambulance stationed near the dedication site an Abc camera person also fainted fell on his camera and tripod on the speakers platform and bloodied his nose. Out in the crowd people were fanning themselves several collapsed from the heat. An 8-year old Brownie was standing in front of the podium after the president finished dedicating the Center when she passed out a secret service agent picked her up and carried her to the covered entryway out of the Sun. When the president saw her later he asked Quot How Are you doing. Continued to Page 23

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