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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - May 6, 1980, Cincinnati, Ohio project Ohio historical society 1-71 and 17th ave colu2abu3t Chio 43211 -5. Phi rarest i a of a my a a i o. A. Ottn Tal vol. 19 no. 84 tuesday May 6,1980 single copy is cents suburban pfc to be it Tor a a Park Board puts new tax Levy on june ballot flight into nostalgia in the 1930s the Ricu elite flew in a rough Riding noisy Ford Tri motor air plane. The plane has. A a i . Cruising Speed compared to the hundreds of Miles an hour that commercial air planes travel the Ford Tri motor is the forerunner of the present commercial airlines. The plane was at Lunken Airport through monday. Jour n a i photo Mcleod. Drug meeting draws crowd the first meeting of a group of parents concerned about problems of drug abuse in the Anderson township area Drew Over 300 people to the Anderson High school cafeteria last wednesday evening. Operation Wake up is being sponsored by the Anderson Hills kiwanis. And one of the organizers of the program Marian Tarvin said she was pleased with the response to the first meeting a it was a very favourable response a she said a and i think a lot of parents came out with a Good look at a serious problem,.�?� after some introductory comments about the purpose and methods of the program the crowd heard expert comments by sgt. Paul Guthrie an agent with the regional enforcement narcotics unit Renu and or. Rodney Vivian an area psychiatrist. Tarvin said Guthrie presented slides which attempted to show parents the appearance of some drugs and some paraphernalia associated with their use. Vivian who specializes in problems in family relationships Tarvin said explained his concerns about the effects of drug abuse on a family. Vivian concentrated on three reasons for drug experimentation and abuse including peer pressure refinance and tranquil izing affects. He also said parents contribute to problems by setting poor examples such As drinking alcohol. Tarvin stressed the Point of the program is not to make parents feel guilty about drug abuse by their children. Rather she said parents should try to understand the problem. One of the most effective parts of the program she said was a presentation by a Sam a a graduate of Anderson High school who recently completed a drug rehabilitation program. Tarvin said the Young Man was on his 99th a dry Day after being arrested on drug charges at a riverfront coliseum con cer t. She said he explained How he hid his abuse problems from his parents with deception. A a same so Mother also spoke to the group explaining the help the rehabilitation has been to her son and the family. One of the methods used by the group is the establishment of Parent peer groups which would attempt to set up common rules for a group of children in order to prevent Contact with drugs. The behavioural code established by the group includes a Many things most parents to with their children anyway a Tarvin said but operation Wake up is reinforcing those standards. When setting up the behavioural codes she said some members of the committee objected to the Strong wording used. A we got together a five member revision committee because the language seemed a Little Strong in the original codes a she said. A we Arentt trying to Tell people How to be Good pm Rente and the codes Are meant Only in relation to drug usage. The first paragraph says we suggest adaptation to the particular family the group is seeking 500 signatures and the endorsement of 20 Community organizations in support of the codes and Tarvin said the endorsement should not be difficult. A the Only resource we have is our influence As parents a she said. A there has to be More Effort. We want to talk with school officials Law enforcement officials and form a Parent support group for those with problems. We have a lot of ideas about things we can do to help kids and Tarvin said the next meeting of the group will be held june 25 and will include a presentation by straight Midwest a rehabilitation group which has had a successful record. By Brian Macconnell staff writer improvement of Anderson township Park facilities and maintenance of current facilities is the of the ,62 Mill tax Levy the township Park Board has put on the june 3 ballot. Thomas Gaier president of the Board said a freeze in Federal Grant funds earmarked for development of a new Park on Forest Road has contributed to the need for the Levy. A we applied for and received approval of Federal Matching funds for the Forest Road project a Gaier said. A but since the funds have been Frozen prices keep going up making it aces scary to ask for a Levy. A Gaier said the funds committed at the Federal level will not now be Able to pay for the Forest Road Park. A if we want to get the Forest Road project going we have to ask for the Levy a he said. The Board has been working on a budget of approximately $103,000 per year Gaier said and the Levy will allow the Board to acquire More land since several studies have shown the township lacking in recreational facilities. A with Forest Road construction co6ts and land costs going As they Are we need to get land before the developers can get a Bead on it. We have several Sites in mind and we can to get them without the additional funds a he said. A a lot of people five talked to have been impressed we be been Able to do As much As we have on $103,000,�?� Gaier said a and we can to do anything on any additional projects unless we have the additional the effects off the Levy would be visible soon after its passage Gaier said since the december 1980 and june 1981 tax Bills would give the Board enough Money to begin land purchases. A the Levy Isnit a lot to ask. If the Market value of a Home is $100,000, the additional on the tax Bill would Only be $21.70 for a year. Its a cheap tax to build and maintain Parks a the Board president said. A maintenance building and rest room facilities Are Ateo High on the Park boards priority list if the Money is approved a general feeling against additional taxation should not Hurt the Chance for Levy passage Gaier said. A a we re pretty confident that we can get it passed. Despite a mood that says no tax people seem to know we need new Parks and they like and use Nagel the use of the Nagel Road Park has been a phenomenal a Gaier said a i always see a lot of mothers and their children in the picnic area of the Park a he said. A anyone who has been there can see Why we need other township if the Levy is approved by township voters Gaier said the Board will probably notify Federal authorities that Grant is no longer needed since it is Only allowed to be used for Forest Road and is no longer sufficient for that use. Court plans begin to shape up confident that his colleagues on the Anderson township Board of trustees will agree with his desire to establish a Branch of the Hamilton county juvenile court in the township Thomas Taylor is considering options for location and screening procedures for the court. Taylor said he sees the old administration building of the Forest Hills school District As a possible location for the court Anderson twp. To be affected by passage of . 707 state senator Richard Finan seventh District carried a Bill on the Ohio Senate floor that will have an affect on Anderson township trustees. . 707, which authorizes a Board of township trustees to rent out a township Hall and to rent out or lease a township Lodge or recreation facility has passed according to Finan. Lollipop concerts return the Cincinnati symphony orchestras Lollipop concert for the tote was so successful at Sherwood elementary school last Spring that it will return May 17. Carmon Deleone the Csor a resident conductor will Lead a chamber orchestra in two performances at the local school at 10 30 and 11 45 . Next saturday. Tickets for both children and their parents Are $1.50 each and available from Sandy Taylor 474-2220. The orchestra is conducting 12 such concerts at six Sites around greater Cincinnati May 10 and 17. The concerts Are specially designed 45-minute programs that bring children Ages 4 to 8 right to the music making according to a spokesman for the orchestra. The concerts include instrument demonstrations participation children May play instruments or even conduct free Vitamin a enriched lollipops decorations con turned hostesses and surprises. This is the seventh year for the concerts a project of the Friday fighters division of the so women a committee. They Are sponsored by the Kroger company the House of balloons the Gannett newspaper foundation As Well As individuals merchants and grounds from throughout greater Cincinnati. The Bill also prohibits discrimination in those rental or leasing agreements he added. The Bill a sponsor was rep. Helen fix of Hamilton county. Sycamore township trustees specifically requested the Bill. Another House Bill passed in the Senate with Finan joining the majority. . 302 amends the Ohio Law to explicit exempt from township zoning regulations any buildings or structures that area used primarily for Vintage of or sales of wine and that Are located on land a part of which is used for viticulture Finan explained. The Bill he added a a reemphasize the size of the wine Industry in Ohio and its importance to our Economy. A a in la drink to that a township officials. A i can to see Why we can to use the administration building a Taylor said. A since the cases Are handled individually the set up of the building might be Ideal for the the township administration building where minor cases from the Hamilton county municipal court were heard until recently May not be adequate for the juvenile court dockets Taylor said. Since the juvenile cases would be held on an individual basis and there is some waiting for a Case to be heard he said an area where people can wait for a Case to begin would be Ideal. Since sgt. Charles Stein has been appointed As the commander of the Hamilton county sheriffs department Post in the township the department has been considering its command Post in the old school District building. Since Stein has said he needs More space for offices than the Post currently has in the township maintenance building the department has been considering using the building for its township Headquarters. Taylor said the combination of the court and the command Post in the same building a makes some a i Haven to really brought this idea to anyone else but it seems logical a Taylor said. A there could be some problems i Haven t seen though since it is a few Taylor said he was to meet with Stein Friday to discuss the proposition. A we Are trying to Hammer out the details. Maybe we can to have the two operations together. We have to figure out the besides choosing a location for the proposed court Extension Taylor said he has been working also on details about screening procedures for court personnel. A we need recommendations from court authorities about the referee and the presenter for the court a Taylor said. A once they Tell us what we should look for i assume we can begin to look at the people Hoare the trustee said he was not certain exactly what would be involved in the Choice of personnel but he thought the Board would submit a list to juvenile court officials of local people who Are interested in Volunteer work for the court. He said court officials would probably make the final Choice about personnel based on qualifications they see As necessary. Taylor said several township residents have shown interest in serving on the court and if the Board approves the court soon As Taylor expects the trustees will begin formally accepting applications. Taylor said he expects approval of the court Branch by the trustees in their May 15 meeting if a special meeting cannot be arranged before that time. Salute to learning Day set supt. James n. Jacobs of the Cincinnati Public schools today asked schools churches and other businesses in Cincinnati to join with the District in observing a Salute to learning Day May 7 by ringing All Bells in town at 11 . Or. Jacobs said the Cincinnati Public schools will be joining the statewide Observance of the Day held in conjunction with the official beginning of the new . Department of education to highlight the importance of education in the Community. A bringing All Bells in Cincinnati at 11 . Is just one Way of calling the Public a attention to the Good things happening in our schools a or. Jacobs said. A we want All of our citizens to know and see just what our children Are learning and we ask everyone to join us in saluting learning by ringing a Bell at 11.�?� gov. James a. Rhodes has declared May 7 As a Salute to learning Day in Ohio and the education related organizations in the state have joined in support of this event. These organizations include the Ohio department of education Buckeye association of school administrators Ohio association of elementary school administrators Ohio association of Public school employees Ohio association of school business officiate Ohio association of secondary school administrators Ohio Parent teacher association Ohio education association Ohio school boards association and the Catholic conference of Ohio. To open bids Hamilton county commissioners at 10 . May 9 will open bids for repairs on Sutton Road and Eversole Road. It is to furnish the necessary labor material and equipment for replacing Cross culverts on Sutton Road about 750 feet South of Eversole Road and Eversole Road about 220 feet North of Sutton Road. Work includes related drainage items installation of head Walls Guardrail and posts pavement restoration water line replacement and or adjustment and All related grading incidental to the project. The culverts Are to be replaced within 60 Days of the Start of the bid. Bidders May pick up forms for bidding at the county commissioners office. Litter litter everywhere the past several Springs have brought an onslaught of litter to the grounds of Turpin High school. Last weekend there was As much As Ever including paper Beer cans an what have you. This photo was taken at the Bottom of the Steps to the High school track. This week in Forest Hills a Withamsville Man has collected records for quite a Long time and has built up quite a collection. Ray Ridge has thousands of big band records and is always eager to talk about the records and the music he loves. See Page b-10 for the full Story. Although they started the season with an impressive string of wins the Anderson High school Tennis squad saw its Hopes for a league championship Beverly Hurt last thursday with a loss to Colerain. The Hamilton county american league opponent Defeated the redskins by a 4-1 score and All the details can be found on Page a-5. Brides business by b-3 a-9 editorial sports a-4 a 5-7 Forest Hills journal 584 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 saturation coverage of Andersen township a it. Washington Newtown California every tuesday and Friday. Circulation audited by Itji Esfi

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