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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - May 20, 1975, Cincinnati, Ohio1-71 red a the be. A 3 a a Jii vol. 15, no. 1tuesday, May 20, 1975 single copy 15e .4 i to o o 100% coverage of Anderson township a it. Washington a Newtown a California by . Mail 54 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 new Church seems immaculate heart of Mary is expected to have a new Church in the future. A meeting of parishioners has been called for 7 45 . May 21 to discuss the new Church. V Rev. William l. Schroeder. Priest at Ihm. Said he has been instructed by archbishop Berardin a to have the Parish plan for a new and Large Church with a capacity of Moo or better. He requested that we begin to raise the Money and to look for an architect a Church which might Cost sett me would be built on the present Ihm land. It is not decided what would happen to the present Church but it probably would be moved. At a May 9 Parish Council meeting it was decided to go Forward with plans for a new Church to begin making plans for raising the funds and to hire a fund raising organization to assist in the drive he added a according to archdiocesan regulations at least half of the funds must be on hand before we can break he anticipates a two year pledge drive. Next step according to father Schroeder. Will be to select an architect. Parish Council decided the entire Parish should be informed As to what has happened so far and decided on the Parish meeting for Thison impose the priest said there were 120� families registered in the Parish As of december. 1974, an increase of 330 from the 870 families on the roles two years before. Mass attendance or october. 1974 averaged 3206 per sunday at a total of eight masses he noted. Real estate experts Tell Parish officials the territory is about halt developed. In five years experts predict total population of the Parish area will be double eco next Issue on wednesday the next Issue of the journal will be published wednesday May 28 due to the memorial Day Holiday Lieut week. Deadlines will remain the same As they have for tuesday publication. Trustees seek to push Tam of Shanter repair Newtown Village Green nears completion the landscaping of Newtown s Village Green is nearing completion. Still to be added before 19"6 Are a stepping Stone path Garden Seal More split rail fencing and additional Plant material. This is a Community project and the plan is to make the mini Park Newtown s contribution to the Celebration of the Newtown Bicentennial. To help finance this project substantial donations have been made by the Newtown civic league. Newtown Hobby club Newtown Garden club Moore a funeral Home Newtown Concrete products Robert Fischer so local nurseries Merrell bowen., Gary Aliena and several India Idun is. Mem hers of the Newtown explorers club did some of the planting and the girls of the Sapic group planted daffodils and Crocus around the evergreens Graham Ludlow keeps the grass mowed. Located at a Busy Corner this mini Park will be enjoyed not Only by the residents of the Village but by the thousands who drive by it each Day. Committee postpones action on Spud request by Diane Dube Cincinnati City councils Urban development planning zoning and housing committee last tuesday voted to delay action two weeks on the request for a Spud overlay on Wayside Avenue. The action was taken to allow the Developer Tony Bruno agent for Salem Landing it the opponents of the proposed development and the City solicitor a Chance to work out a mutually acceptable plan for the land. It also will allow the committee time to review proposed changes for the Spud ordinance. Under committee consideration is a proposed single family planned unit development Spud for 79 acres of land on Wayside ave. During Public hearings before committee and City Council the opponents raised questions As to the enforceability of the Spud a ordinance. At the committees request Morton Rabkin assistant City solicitor made recommendations for changes which would Grant the planning commission and Council More effective controls Over approval disapproval approval with conditions of specific development plans submitted under the Spud ordinance. In a memo Rabkin states that a the present ordinance does give the planning commission specific authority to review Spud development plans and require the plans to show conformity to those matters. However situations can and do develop which require specific guidelines conditions of limitations applicable to any specific Spud District created under the terms of the ordinance. Rabkin recommended that the ordinance be amended a so As to authorize Council to set Forth in any ordinance creating a specific Spud District special conditions applicable to such also the ordinance could also authorize the planning commission a to a nose such other reasonable conditions As it May determine for the a orderly and proper development of the property within a Spud District. A Public hearing in front of City Council on the proposed Spud ordinance changes has been set for june 11. In the meantime because these changes would not be retroactive the Developer is trying to work out a Contra solution with the solicitor that would allow him to proceed with plans for the1 Wayside property without waiting for the formal process of a approving the amendments. Attorney Thomas Luken. Representing the opponents argued that a private covenant Between the Developer and City had been tried before and did no to work. A you have to do the legislation a he said. A you have to take the time. I think you re going to have to do it Luken also made it Clear that while the changes in the Spud ordinance would Rake the whole thing a More palatable a there is still the problem of density. He said that �?o170 or less units would be a minimum. Actually we re talking less than Bruno explained to the committee that Salem Landing Ltd. Had agreed to do a certain number of things with the site conditions set up by the planning commission and that a reduction by 50 units a can make the difference Between a buy Able project a his attorney Vincent Beckman pointed out that the planning commission had already. Reduced the number of units from 275 to 225. In an Effort to control the number of units to be built on the site the residents of the area headed by Preston Simpson recently petitioned for a zone change from r-1 10,000 Square feet per lotto re a 20,000 Square feet per lot. De Mangold of the planning commission explained that Tjie request was made to make the zoning conform More to the property in the area. The entire process planning staff review to Council hearing and final vote could take until september. However he noted the planning commission has already determined the re Spud zoning to be proper zoning for the Groll property. In that Case As in others that property would creative writing at Young age for a creative writing assignment a teacher in the second Grade at Wilson elementary had her students Trace their shoe and write a Slov As if their foot was talking. # a some of the time in a got pm stept on kind Thron dirty ded ripped wrapped and hit trip i will Tell you same More in a Littel bit in gon to the zoo and Disneyland to my onre taks me thary. I have a Bunch of rips in me. My on dus a lot of Asp Romens experiments me and my on a in second Grade Well Goodby from your Friend shoe a a probably be delete Wrom the land to be re zoned. Rabkin said the planning commission can omit the Groll property from the re zoned tract pointing out it would seem inconsistent with their Spud recommendation to turn around and recommend re a for the Groll property. The opponents tactic appears to defeat the Spud zone in Council and get a two thirds until vote to override the plan thing commissions expected deletion of the Groll property in their re zoning request. Rabkin added that it was a devise used quite often and that it Quot puts pressure on Newtown pursuing 4 Park development on reclaimed land Newtown Village fathers Are now vigorously pursuing development of an Industrial Park at Roun Bottom and Valley Ras Dravo corp. Has a Pilot project of reclaiming land from its gravel mining operations covering 18 acres. % an additional 10 acres of adjoining ground for recreational use also is planned. T project has been under consideration for a Good while but just recently was put on the front Burner when it was Learned construction of the villages $1 million sanitary sewer system was imminent. Anderson township trustee were mainly occupied with fixing Tarn of Shanler construction problem at their May 15 meeting in a rather lengthy somewhat heated discussion there were Many Points brought out trusted to i Apner in discussion Easu lived the problem during the discussion when he said a fall we re doing is bouncing words off the table and Tam of Shanter is slipping Down the trustees unanimously voted on a motion by trustee Tom Taylor that the contractor Hacker amp son be Given 30 Days to Complete the Job meanwhile the Hamilton county Engineer will be asked for a written report on what must be done to Complete the Job the Cost if this work would be done by the county Engineer and How Long it would take to do it. A third part of the motion was to get an outside consultant to verify the information from both sources., trustees were upset and dismayed by the Lack of Progress on the Job since january 1975 meeting of county and township officials concerned. Most visibly upset was Papner who has seen the problem through the nearly 3w years he has been on the Board longest of the three trustees. Board approves fundamental elementary school at Lingo Tel the Cincinnati Board of education has approved Lin Wood elementary school at 4900 Eastern Avenue for an elementary fundamental school program. There will be no Junior High school fundamental program next school year according to the hotline at Cincinnati Public schools. The administration will continue to seek a location for a Junior High program for the following year. Eastern Hills Junior High school has been initially proposed As the site for the Junior High fundamental program. Board rejected that site for two reasons it did not want to operate two programs in one building a traditional and a fundamental nor did the Board want to Force students who did not want or it Kalify for the fundamental program to attend school outside their neighbourhood. Students wishing to attend the Linwood fundamental school May obtain an application from their neighbourhood school or May Call the hotline 369-4037 for an application. A to elect officers Forest Hills Assn. Of educational resources inc. Will be holding a Public meeting at 8 . May 28 at Beechmont firehouse. Nomination of directors and Progress reports Are on the Agenda. He said his patience had been a a exhausted in this manner a either the county or Hacker goofed. We did no to Quot Papner told in explaining the standoff of no work being done on the problem matter involves fill dirt Hacker is claiming one thing and the county another with the township in the Middle trustees said. Before trustees passed the above motion Papner moved that Swift action be taken there was no second to the motion. President John o Brien seconded Taylor s three part motion with Papner reluctantly voting for it to make it unanimous continued to Page 6 delay in paperwork delays Pool opening it. Washington delay in preparation of specifications for the deep water Pool has All but eliminated the possibility of completion of the project in time for this summer the City a reproduction department completed the specifications last monday and the City advertised for bids last wednesday. Contractors have .30 Days to. Respond bids will then be let contracts processed and work begun construction could possibly begin around the first of july according to Doug Lane Cincinnati recreation commission Engineer. Three months is the minimum construction time he said. If construction continues into the Winter months the project could be shut Down until the Spring he added. Lane said the delay in preparation of the specifications were the result of a Large workload in the reproduction department. One staff member at the department said they were not Given a Date on the Job initially. Later they were told specs were needed two weeks from the end of april in order to be ready when bids were advertised. Legion Post plans Busy memorial Day american legion Post 318 in Anderson twp has planned a Busy schedule for memorial Day this year. At 11 . Sunday May 25 the legionnaires and their families will attend Church at the Clough United methodist Church on Wolfangel Road. After a 6 . Breakfast at Jerry a restaurant on monday May 26 the Post 318 color guard and firing squad will decorate the Graves of All the veterans buried in Anderson it. Washington and it. Moriah and then return to the Post memorial for a Brief ceremony. At 10 . Monday the memorial squad will March in the memorial Parade and program at Newtown. V a a a it. Washington Baptist Church launches capital funds drive Veteran firefighter will walk for fire Levy Judy Taylor for Anderson fire dept. A / a a. A it has been said by songwriters of the past that boots were made for walking. / although Fred Turton an Anderson township Volunteer fireman will leave his protective fireman a boots at Home he plans to walking walking to publicize the reasons Why the fire Levy will be before the voters june 3 a Volunteer fireman for 35 years Fred has participated in the growth of the department from its beginnings when the township had Little Protection until now when the department is rated one of the finest in Ohio. In 1940 the Only fire Protection Anderson township had was from the Village of Newtown since the City of Cincinnati had refused fire service to All territory outside the City. To reduce for the township the expense of the contract with Newtown a Volunteer fire department was established. During the first 11 months of its existence the new department made 108 runs without Cost to the township. Turton was a member of the new fire department the new volunteers made these first 108 runs in their own cars carrying the Only fire equipment Fred Turton they had with them. There was no fire engine no fire Static Al. Four hand operated pumps provided by 0 feet of Hose which the trustees 400 had been donated pressed air fire and two com extinguishers contributed by the volunteers themselves was the fire equipment. The first fire truck was a Hearse bought from donations for $65 and then reconditioned by the volunteers on their own time to a fire truck. More equipment was donated along with a garage to be used As a fire House. J in 1941 a Bond Issue publicized by the volunteers to the approximately 4000 township voters passed and the first fire House located at Salem and Beechmont was built and dedicated in october 1942. After the dedication and inspection of equipment township residents insurance rates dropped As much As 50 per cent. Fred has been a part of canvassing the township for votes to support the fire department throughout its existence. A part of the Campaign for passage of the 1 Mill Levy in 1948, Fred recalls that of the fire trucks purchased by the township since 1948, Only one was sold the rest Are still in use by the department. In the Early years paper drives donations and fireman Syd ves asking their neighbors support were enough to continued to Page 6 inside the journal Charlie Stanley local resident has been invited to appear on the television show Quot to Tell the truth Quot in connection with formerly owning the Bonnie and Clyde death car. See photo and Story in Quot weightings Quot on Page 27. Bridal new u Foley 28 business 17 gardening 23 Church 24 Harvey 27 classified 11,19 Public forum 27 editorial 27 weightings 27 Forest Hills journal May 20, 1975. Published weekly on tuesdays at 54 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. A goal of $150,000 to be pledged Over a three year period has been established y the membership of the it. Washington Baptist Church to help underwrite the building of a Sanctuary and additional educational facilities. For the past two years the Church has conducted an intensive in dept study of the Church and Community seeking to understand the Mission god has Given the Church for the future. The study revealed the following priorities programming staffing and building. The Church family has already addressed itself to the first two priorities. Part of the response in meeting the first two priorities has been the calling of miss Linda Oliver As a staff associate on a full time basis. The Church now seeks to address itself to the third priority the need for physical expansion. A the building of additional facilities will enable the Church to better realize the fulfilment of the Mission that god has Given the Church family a said a spokesman. The Church located on a 5 nacre tract of land at 2021 Sutton ave., completed the present educational buildings in 1967. At a special meeting in March the Church voted to engage associated engineering of Indiana inc. For design of the Sanctuary and educational facilities. The Church also voted to launch a capital funds Campaign which includes an every member Canvas beginning sunday May 18 Owen Wise is directing the funds Campaign. Oliver Pienkowski is chairman of the building Council. Besides the Sanctuary which will include a Tii Apel area the new facilities will provide additional classroom and Library space As Well As expanded Nursery facilities and a Center for youth activities. The it. Washington Baptist Church sponsors and provides facilities f for a Community Day Nursery school and houses the offices of mental health services East inc. And the it. Washington Community youth service Bureau. The Church also sponsors girl scout troop 1864boy scout troop 702 and gub pack 702. The Church is also an Active member of the Southeastern ecumenical ministry Rev. Michael Brandy has served As pastor of the it. Washington Church since 1972

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