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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - October 4, 1977, Cincinnati, OhioA i of Quot i in m vol. 17 no. 21 october 4, 1977 single copy i St police study group names Heads subcommittees seeding starts at Nagel Park Anderson township police study committee will next meet oct. 18 and hear reports from subcommittees. Maury Tepper. Attorney and accountant and Warren a a same Huston a lieutenant with the Cincinnati police dept have been elected co chairmen of the committee. At the sept. 27 election by committee members these two As office William a. Skeen is the new clerk of Nderson township sworn in by his predecessor saturday morning. On hand for the occasion were members of skeens family and the township trustees. 30e candidates invited to address Pat group the Forest Hills Council of is presenting a a meet the candidates night oct. 27 at 7 30 . At the Anderson Middle school auditorium. All six candidates running for the Forest Hills Board of education have been invited to participate. Each candidate will be Given time to present his qualifications. The audience then will be invited to ask questions. The league of women voters will provide a Moderator. Ken Memke gets award from Osba William k. Memke president of the Forest Hills Board of education has been presented an award As a member of the 1977 All Southwest Region school Board. He and the four others selected for this Board Are finalists for the All Ohio Board award to be announced no. 16 at the Ohio school boards Assn. Osba 1977 capital conference. Memke has been president of the local Board for four years one As vice president. He has been a member for More than nine years. The Osba noted Memke has worked on numerous education committees dealing with a wide variety of issues including Federal funding head Start administration and integration litigation. He serves on the Park Board planning committee and is a part of Many school activities. Memke. Owner of Kunkel apothecaries is a past president of Anderson Hills kiwanis and was a member of the wet educational to Board. He and his wife Mary to have four As a1 Rice Bob Wientzen and Tom Taylor were named to a steering committee to help guide the Progress erf the study committee and write up the groups final recommendations to be presented to the township trustees the first Quarter of 1978. One subcommittee headed by Huston will develop an attitude Survey for township residents and business persons. Another guided by Tepper will develop a Community profile for the next five to 10 years. Expenses for police operation in the township up to 1980 is to be forecast according to Taylor. The final subcommittee will evaluate which Community a Law enforcement to be studied. It also will study alternative services. Taylor is chairman of that subcommittee. By oct. 18, data requested from the Hamilton county sheriffs office will be obtained according to present plans said Taylor a township trustee. It will be reviewed by the entire committee. Meeting is at 7 3� . At the speech Mont firehouse. Taylor a subcommittee is expected to consider these alternatives More assigned deputies from the county based on a fair share allocation contract with county sheriff for More deputies establish a township police department increase size and a expanded service of the Volunteer Deputy group Anderson Hills special duties establish a joint continued to Page 17 huge machines Complete the final grading of the Park area. Armstrong hoped to have the whole area covered with top soil by last weekend. Seeding of grass was to begin yesterday if the weather cooperated. In the far right behind the machines can be seen Small Mounds of Earth the site of one of the three baseball Fields planned for the Park. Nine City Boe candidates debate issues by Julie Purnhagen journal contributor nine candidates running for election to the Cincinnati Board of education met for a Public debate at the sept. 27 Eastern Hills school Pat meeting. The nine persons included four incumbents endorsed by the better neighbourhood school committee Robert Braddock Henry Kasson Mary Schloss and Howard Sun Dermann or. Their opponents endorsed by the citizens school committee were Mira Brichto James keys jr., Lois Convent and sister aim Rene Mccann. Helen Howe is running independently for a position on the Board. Each candidate is elected individually to serve school District on nov. 8. Paul Sieck past president of the Pat mediated the debate giving each person two minutes to speak Jund then answer questions of the parents and teachers. Candidates were Given an Opportunity for rebuttal. Braddock practising attorney spoke first. A i am particularly proud of the five year plan. When i was elected four years ago we designed a five year plan to involve you in the Community. People have bought into it and i believe its going to Bear he continued. A we have asked the state of Ohio to give More financial assistance Tor through and efficient is. Brichto said a you people on the Bora by the Arp Here because you care about registered voters of the Cincinnati education erf. Your children. Our schools Are sick i have made a life time study of children. We need better teacher morale. Clearly what i see is a clean slate. A Sundermann said that four years ago Reading skills erf the children were Down but the last two years have shown that Reading skills Are on an upswing. Sister Ann gave her a qualifications As a learner an Forest Hills journal 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 100% coverage of Anderson township it. Washington Newtown California every tuesday. Forest Mills journal october 4, 1977. Published weekly on tuesdays at 564 Batavia Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Controlled circulation postage paid at Cincinnati Ohio. Inside today circulation audited by a go allot bridal news business editorial gardening a Harvey Paul 13 real estate 5 restaurants 4 sports s weightings 4 8,9 is 7, 12 it 4 educator and a Community administrator. She Felt that goals for education should be developed independently in each school by teachers parents and administrators. She demands More human respect from the students in schools. Kassen an attorney said a there Are problems suffered in various areas of education throughout the country. Cincinnati is in better shape than Many. In times Al trouble we should not bring people without experience to the Kasson spoke firmly on the Issue of bussing. A we Are in no Way in favor e forced desegregation we have Cifax a great Deal to improve school desegregation by voluntary Helen Howe Independent candidate stressed the importance of students repeating grades if they Aren t qualified to pass to the next level. Keys another attorney said a thousands erf dollars were spent on the Union terminal project without consulting Public opinion first. The current. Board has numerous failures in a time of financial b Urden. A a Conyers said a i am concerned about education. I am a social Engineer and want Good people in our she claimed a the slate selected by citizens school committee was not she urged the citizens to give the new candidates a Chance. Mrs. Schloss another attorney said a running As an incumbent is not an easy task. Done to elect us. Because we re incumbents but Don a t reject us either. A Al afe Armstrong of Midwest contractors checks the final grading of the soil at the Nagel Park. A the rain has Field us up a Good two weeks hut we be been working if hours a Day six Days a week to make up for it a Armstrong said. News notes 15 acres Given City City of Cincinnati will be Given 15 acres along the Little Miami River in it. Washington. Dick Herrlinger president of Herrlinger enterprises inc., said the land a will be a place for everyone to enjoy the Beauty of the land and herring which is developing the adjoining residential Community. Garrard station has even the property to the environmental group. Utile Miami inc. Little Miami will give the land together with a parcel already owned by the group to the City for use As. A Nama. A a Anu car and Park without playground equipment said Tom Behan. Executive director of Little Miami. Leis will address Anderson chamber Hamilton county a controversial prosecutor Simon l. Lets jr., will speak on a a Crarae the reasons it is uncontrolled at an oct. 13 meeting of the Anderson area chamber of Commerce. It will be open to the Public and is at noon at the hot shoppes restaurant Beechmont mall. Leis has been prosecutor of the county for six years and has been in the news for types of prosecutions in regard to obscenity charges. Leis is an Xaver University Blacks served 30 years a because we wanted to Walter Black served As Dean of Ohio township clerks a because it was something Edith and i wanted to do with our uves. A a this was Blacks remark at a dinner Given the Blacks Bys the Anderson township trustees for the retiring township clerk of More than 3� years. He said he would miss being clerk of the township More than his 44-year career at Cincinnati metro where he Rose from bus Driver to assistant general manager. A there it Black said. The longtime chief financial officer of the township minimized his work and praised that of the township firemen and Road Crew. A a in a really proud to Uve in Anderson township a he told a group of township officials and their wives held at the Bay of the Beechmont ave. Fue Otise. He was presented both a plaque and a Resolution passed by the trustees his wife Edith who has been assistant clerk for a number of years was presented a bouquet of Flowers and a cof fee maker. Lester Wykoff who served As a John Shirley named John Shirley is the newest member of the Newtown planning commission. He replaces Becky Forsberg who recently resigned and is expected to give the local businessman a viewpoint to the commission. Shirley was appointed by the Village Council sept. 27. He uves and operates a custom decorating and upholstery service at 6767 main St. Other commission members include Wendell Long former mayor Frank Sanderfer former councilman r. Turpin Fischer present mayor and John Russell Cou Rii representative. Trustee from 1959 to 1971 while Black was clerk said a there were Good times and bad times but nothing too difficult we reason out a Peter parian retired Road head called Black a my Best Friend. A he added a i Hope you enjoy your retirement As much As i have and told the Blacks they could find him bicycling near his Home. John Dahlheimer present Road department chief said he hoped the couple will come Back from Florida and a Tell us fish and Golf fire chief de Stagnaro who flew Back to the City from a Western vacation just in time to attend the dinner said he a Felt sorry for Biu Skeen who was sworn in by Black As the new clerk the morning of the Day before. Skeen and his wife Nancy were introduced to the crowd. Skeen said he realized he had a big shoes a a when i see the records they Are Beautiful and i have seen a lot of records a added the Public accountant. Fred Turton longtime member of the Anderson fire department said it should be noted that Walter gave a lot of help to the department in the 4�s and 50�?Ts when it was in its infancy. A a it a vary Seldom a said Turton a that a Public servant will come along and devote the time and Effort that Walter trustee Bob Dorsey read a poem in Salute to Black he made up just before the dinner. Fellow trustee Tom Taylor kidded Black that he would be consulted by future clerks and thus still bad to have his vacation schedule authorized by the Hoard. Taylor likened Blacks dedication to that of one right out of school or beginning a vocation. Paul Schuch township counsel read a Resolution passed by the trustees the Day before. Cd citizens unit named a six member Community development citizens committee to make recommendations to Anderson township trustees on projects needing cd funds has been named by the trustees the committee will hold hearings at a Date to be determined to get Community input As required by cd Laws. Trustee Robert Dorsey is an sex offic Iio member of the group. Named to the group Are mrs. Richard Carol Kelly sister Rose Marie Grueninger Robert Hamilton Donald Zimmerman Rev. Marvin Peterson and the Rev James sch Taimer. Trustees consider the committee members As representative of the Community. Group has not scheduled a meeting As yet according to trustee president John of Brien. He noted there Are some people one respects for ability and some one wants to spend time with because they Are cordial. A Walter t Black has ability and is a wonderful person a Schuch stated. Continued to Page 17 firehouse site offered for Sun run parking Anderson township trustees have informally agreed to offer parking area behind the Beechmont ave. Firehouse for use by Sun run metro bus riders according to trustee Tom Taylor. Trustees feel that this would take some of the pressure off the need for additional parking locations in the area. However Taylor stressed this location is by far not the sole answer to parking problems. Tom Collins of metro has told Taylor metro is moving ahead in its search for a township parking area possibly devoted solely to metro parking. Metro plans to talk with trustees at a yet undetermined Date Collins told the trustee. Metro is considering the 1% acre site owned by the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton county on state re. If the Library Board decides nod to construct the township Library there according to Taylor. Graduate and a 1965 graduate of Salmon p Chase Law school with a doctor Juris degree he was on Active duty with the . Marine corps from 1957 to March 1960, when he was discharged with the rank of Captain. While attending school he was Quot Quot employed Par time As a labourer truck Driver school bus Driver mail Carrier and a Salesman. In 1960 to 1961. He was employed As an insurance adjuster. From March 1961 to july 1966, leis was a court Constable for common pleas judges Charles e. Weber and Fred l. Hoffman and front 1966 to october 1968 served As assistant City prosecutor for the City of Cincinnati 1968 to november 1969 As assistant City solicitor 1969 to january 1971 first assistant .attorney a of the Southern District of Ohio 1971 appointed prosecuting attorney of Hamilton county november 1972 elected to office of prosecuting attorney of Hamilton county and november 1975, reelected As prosecuting attorney. Leis is a member of the Ohio state bar association Ohio prosecuting attorneys association National District and Hamu Toa c ounts Republican club. He is also a lecturer at Salmon p Chase College of la w Simon l. Leis or. L

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