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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - November 22, 1977, Cincinnati, Ohio1 Ijo test to a its journal vol. 17 no. 36 a wet a is a a a a a x is november 22, 1977 Xis cd single copy 15ccommunity Center seen As 1978�?Ts top project the top priority for 1978 for the Anderson township Park commissioners will be getting Community recreation. Center plans a underway according to member Jon Schneider. Quot /. Envisioned by the Park commissioners he said is a Complex that can be used by All of the residents of the township. Preliminary drawings have already been made for such a building by Amble Mitchell and Burgess consultants to the Park Board who also designed the Nagel re. Park. He said that land is becoming increasingly hard to find and costs Are continuing to increase. For this reason he feels next year is not too soon to begin to explore the possibilities. Per Fer is envisioned to have offices for township trustees locations for arts and crafts and music and other educational facilities. Enough land for growth is needed. Federal and or state funding would need to be sought for the project Schneider said. Trustee Tom Taylor sees such a Center As a township priority in up coming years he would like to see the Forest Hills Board of education and the trustees cooperate on such a venture by giving at least a moral John of Brien president of the trustees is More reserved on the project. He did not want to com ment to the journal last week other than to say that he wanted to see the plans first. In 1978, the Park commissioners could be taking Over the Royal Oaks property. The country commissioners have no objection to the subdivision transferring set aside land to the local Park commission for a local Park. Although five homeowners in Royal Oak have been notified of the local boards intent and have chosen to take no action All other residents will have to be served notice As Well. Fred. Tilton attorney for Quot the Park Board expects these residents not to take any action either he informed Park commissioners. A hearing is seen for Early next year. Fred Mitchell am3 consultant has told Park commissioners paths at the Nagel re project Are being graded. He added that benches have been installed fencing is in place and backstops Are nearly completed. The front Gate is in and minor work remaining on a the water lines was to be completed last week. Commissioners last weekend were to Check the needed adjustment of the front Gate and other athletics discussed by Forest Hills Boe residents again Only athletics occupied the second Public saturday morning discussion meeting with the Forest Hills Board of education. This has been the Only subject brought before the Board at these meetings so far. The discussion last saturday morning ran for better than two hours twice As Long As originally scheduled. Those in attendance seemed to arrive at a couple of general conclusions concerning the District athletic situation Lack of communication going to the right source for information and problems can cause irritability with coaches. Lack of support from the Community at Large for athletics and other extra curricular programs presents problems. There a a need for Board to guarantee Loans to athletic departments to meet necessary expenses. Need for a feeder system for Turpin and Anderson football programs. Most of the meetings attention was directed to a football feeder system. There was some consensus that this could be worked out with a handed Down equipment from varsity football. One Man connected with the pee wee football program said they have been trying to give away helmets for years. To Field four 33-player Middle school football teams it would take 132 uniforms. There Are 110 available now it was pointed out. Bill Harris a former football coach and now an assistant principle at Anderson High noted that a coordinator would be needed to spend a lot of time in setting up football program in the District under the High school level. Chris Stefan Anderson High principal said that Middle schools can play schools within the school continued to Page 11 details. Schneider said a couple of weeks ago someone drove a car on an infield at the Park and Tore it up. Quot persons seeing any vandalism at the Park Are urged to Contact any of the Park commissioners Schneider Dand Whiting and Carl Dirkse or the Hamilton county sheriffs patrol. Seeding will be about the last thing done before the Park opens this Spring. Seeding will be done in february. It could not be done in september because of the rain and other delays said Schneider. It has been decided that the piles of topsoil be left As is until time for the seeding. Mitchell plans to Check All areas to see there will be Good drainage this Winter. Paving Price quoted by Jurgensen will hold firm until May 1, Board Learned. Members have reiterated the necessity of a Cut it donated Effort Between amb ant it Midwest to set up the schedule for the paving and seeding. Board has established the shelter As the first priority at the Park and the Park courts Trail the a Rood in spending available funds for the Park project. A. Shelter specifications and. The request for proposals Are to be completed As soon As possible for the Type of shelter or anything comparable in which the Board is interested. Shelter will have a Side by Side fireplace. Board has concluded there would not be enough work to warrant hiring a Park maintenance employee in 1978. Schneider said there has been a a tremendous amount of interest from township organizations wishing to donate to the Park commission. He has emphasized the necessity of having a detailed breakdown of costs available to him As possible so that funds Cai be Eai marked by groups for specific facilities m the Park he is interested in speaking to any group in the area interested in the Park. He can., be reached by calling 474-2121 in other matters Park commissioners say they need from township trustees by their next meeting dec. 12, information regarding the maintenance of township recreational facilities so that expenses can be budgeted for 1978 the Park Board have decided to supp 1290 pounds of Kentucky 31 grass seed to the township soccer organizations for Early Spring seeding. Seed will be used to prepare the 12 township soccer Fields for use next fall All Park Board members will review a draft of rules and c continued to Page u Memke named to All Ohio Board haunted House protested by residents the Eastern Hills Jaycees haunted House is beginning to haunt the civic group. A petition circulated in the neighbourhood asking the Hamilton county commissioners and or Anderson township trustees to Stop the Young menus organization from having the haunted House at the same location 7196 Paddison rd., next halloween. The controversy started the beginning of the month just a few Days after the House was closed after a very successful season. Richard a. Cost 7174 Paddison rd., wrote a letter to the editor of the journal complaining about the House. It was published in the nov. 1 journal. The Jaycees read the letter and were upset submitting an article about the House published the next week in the paper. When the petition was presented to the county commissioners the daily newspapers picked up the Story. Commissioners have been sympathetic to the Paddison residents but said no permits Are required for the House. They added the county is powerless unless the county building department finds some violation of its. Regulations. Anderson trustees were read a letter from Cost and noted the petitioned. They also heard Jack Sandman and John Hixenbaugh chairman of the Board and president of the Jaycees respectively Tell their Side of the brewing controversy. The Jaycees have sponsored the House in cooperation with wow. They claim that their relationship with the radio station has been a a Hurt by the controversy. Cost contracted Charles k. Murdock president and general manager of wow and complained. Murdock told costs was the a Only complaint received that i continued to Page 11 William k Memke president of the Forest Hills Board of education said his election As a member of the five member All Ohio Board a makes you aware of the supportive efforts of the Community and present and previous local boards Memke received the Ohio school Board Assn. All Ohio award at the annual presidents banquet nov. 16. Memke has. Served about 10 years on the local Board and As president for half of this time. A when major issues have Arisen he has involved the Community asking citizens to sit on and hoc committees an present their views at Public meetings scheduled specially to hear All sides of an Issue a said one of the persons who endorsed him. Phyllis Layton a fellow member of the. Forest Hills Board a spearheaded the drive to get him nominated. Both Memke and Quot mrs. A Layton feel that the presentation of breadboard endorsements of Memken a nomination had an Impact on naming him to both the All Ohio southwestern Region by had and the All Ohio body. He said the plaque presented him at the banquet held in conjunction with the 1977 capital conference was a quite an Honor. A the other four members selected for the All Ohio Board All had More tenure on local school boards than did Memke. Memke said the Honor is a a reflection on the entire school District and on the present and William k. Memke past boards. A we have always had Good boards a he added. Endorsing candidacy a said , were teachers principals past Board members and Community leaders. It was the second time Memke was nominated for the Southwest Board the late William Kaiser nominated him the first time to be eligible a member must at least be in his second term said mrs. Layton the local districts Delegate to the conference Memke was the alternate. Also attending the confab was , Robert a Wolf. There Are 617 local school districts in Ohio All of which have continued to Page 11 country a Best Bowling of year done at King pin additional Sun run parking locations Are listed a Compromise has been worked out with Beechmont mall to allow parking for 100 cars of Sun run users. A number of businesses on Beechmont have agreed to allow parking on their lots for users of the direct coach service to and from downtown Cincinnati. These Are the latest Sun run developments new Park a no ride lots have been offered on a temporary basis by Ontario twin fair and Kmart stores according to a spokesman for the Anderson chamber of Commerce and hoc Public transportation committee which has been exploring alternatives to Beechmont mall Sun run parking since this Spring. Queen City metro has installed signs indicated that riders of metro route 26 May Park in the front of the twin fair and Kmart parking lots and riders of both this Sun run and the eight mile Sun run May Park in front of the Ontario store. No parking will be permitted in the Beechmont mall lot along Beechmont ave. After Friday nov. 25. Signs advising no parking at the location Are being installed. A the five mile Park a no ride lot for Sun run riders behind the mall continues in operation in cooperation with the mall management. It is hoped that the mall parking location will be limited to 100 cars. Average usage currently is about 140 cars per Day. Queen City metro anticipates no see map on Page 16b route changes. Present schedules for route 26 and Sun run available in the lobby of the Ace building metro offices Corner of fourth and Vine downtown Are in effect. Conversion to the four temporary Park a no ride lots is considered an interim step in the Long Range development of computer mass transit in the township formulated by the Public transportation committee. Committee presently is seeking a permanent facility to be in operation in about a year. Land immediately North of the Beechmont ave. Fire station offered buy the trustees for this use is beg studied by metro. Metro officials want to report their findings to the trustees. Trustees set a meeting for this purpose for 8 . Friday dec. 2 at the Beechmont fire House. The and hoc committee was formed when Sun run riders teamed that they could not longer Park in the mall parking area after april. A Compromise was worked out to allow riders to Park along five mile re. Anderson connector behind Shilliton a until other Park a no ride areas could be formed. Committee is made do of chamber and Queen City metro officials township trustees and riders. At the committees urging metro about labor Day extended the Beechmont Sun run route to eight mile re. On selected trips. This Cut in half the number of cars which parked at the today thanksgiving Holiday Means Christmas season officially begins Friday the Day after. And All of the area stores Are filled with Christmas gift ideas galore. Check the pages of today s giant journal including special sections for Beechmont mall and Cherry Grove Plaza for your earliest and most Complete local shopping hints. Bridal news 16 editorial to business 7 real estate 16,17 Church 14 restaurants 4 classified 18,19 weightings 10 Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 100% coverage of Anderson township it. Washington Newtown California every to esd. Forest Hills journal november 22 1977. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. Circulation audited Bycer this area is getting a unique sports reputation All of a sudden. The current top Money making television sports director resides Here. And now the Best bowled series in the country so far this year was rolled last w Eek at King pin lanes. Terry Saccone rolled an 856 series including a perfect to game. The game established an All time City record nipping by one Chuck Edmonson a 855 series of 1970. Saccone a Dayton Kentucky resident lined up games of 278-300-278 in the Taft classic league to set the local All time record. The perfect game and the series reportedly have been sanctioned by the american Bowling Congress Abc. Highest game the Abc had sanctioned so far this year was an 836. After his Effort Saccone said he a thought it might be close to a National High but i Wasny to sure. A i knew that the National High last year was around 868, so i figured my series had to be pretty close to the up until the nov. 14 series he had never been As High As 800. Previous High series was 783. All time three game High in the Abc record books is an 886 series rolled 36 years ago by Allie Brend a new York City Bowler. During his three games Saccone missed Only 44 pins and had 31 strikes out of a possible 36. In All of the excitement about Terry a Bowling a 778 series by Mel English in the same Taft classic league that night went unnoticed. He lined up games of 267-267-244. One of the better bowlers in town Saccone rolled a 765 at King pin the thursday before i was really ready for monday night. I just Felt that one of these nights it was All Point to he certainly was right. Saccone praised the Taft classic calling it a a Good league to bowl in because its a two Man league. A with Only two on a team its a lot easier to keep your momentum.1 Saccone believes that while it May about be impossible to top the 856 series he is looking Forward to a lot of tournaments and May try the tour with proper backing. State connector traffic Light May go up yet there is Hope this week that there will be a traffic Light established at state re. And five mile re. Anderson connector. Anderson township trustees plan to write Hamilton county Engineer Donald Schramm and the county commissioners asking that the Light be constructed As soon As possible. Sgt. Ramon j. Hoffbauer of the traffic safety Section of the Hamilton county sheriffs office told trustee Tom Taylor Tho statistics through oct. 29 show that there have been a a numerous accidents As a result of r a failure to Neil do violation. He added a a indication is that these accidents should have been corrected by a traffic in less than two years the Anderson connector has been opened there have been at least 25 accidents at the state re. Intersection according to figures supplied Taylor. Sgt. Hoffbauer said the Ohio Manuel of uniform traffic control devices requires that a five or More reported accidents of types susceptible of corrections by traffic signal control must have occurred within a 12-month period and each Accident involving personal injury or property damage to an apparent extent of $100 or More before a signal can be installed. A failure to yield was listed As the cause of accidents at the intersection on oct. 14, 17, 18, 24 and 29 alone. Accidents also were recorded in january two in june july August and september. Taylor believes the proper War Ante Are present. Sgt. Hoffbauer told Taylor he feels the signal should be installed As soon As possible if the engineering study now being made by Schramme a office also indicates there Are enough a proper warrants and that a the Accident situation will be corrected with the Light

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