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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - July 6, 1966, Levittown, PennsylvaniaIuka a ounts tomr600 a is Grundy Library .1% of a a j4�s� in. Up a Quot t Quot Quot i. In or. Or try a a a Delaware Valley s greatest Home newspaper wednesday ju1y 6, 1966 Page 3 neither w ill school Board w windows b Roken dad wont a boy in the Holland elementary school throws a punch at another student a misses and Breaks $28 Worth of Glass. Should dad the Bill this was the question which came up at last nights Council Rock school Board meeting. The name of the Young pugilist was not revealed but it was Learned that his father refused to the Bill for the broken Glass. When it was suggested that the school it superintendent or. Irwin a. Karam spoke up and emphatically urged the Board that the Parent be forced. . A happen frequently or. Karam said a these things happen quite frequently. Next year it might be $75 or $100 Worth of damage. It s a matter of principle a if this father Isnit forced to we will set a bad precedent for. The the Board was convinced and Legal Steps will be i taken to Force payment from the Parent. The moral of the Story for the Young Boxer might a be to either stay out of fights or develop better . # to bring them liar \ Council Rock hires Dout Recruiter births a lower Bucks july 4 or. And mrs. Thomas Cross 303 Lincoln ave., Bristol girl. Or. And mrs. Frank Mroczka 22 Cypress Lane Levittown girl. July s or. And mrs. Joseph Smith 38m Bristol Pike Cornwells Heights boy. Or. And mrs. Francis car an go 2220 Wood ave., Levittown girl. Delaware Valley july 1 or. And mrs. Russell Schaffer Box 308 a Lang Home re 1, boy. July 2 or. And mrs. Angelo Matty 18 viewpoint Lane Levittown girl. July 4 or. And mrs. John cunning Ham 209 Aspen ave., Lang Home girl. Or. And mrs. John Potts 70 autumn Lane Levittown girl. Dro a the Council Rock High school dropout rate of seven per cent is Only one half of the Nasonal average. But the school worries about that seven per cent and has taken Steps to being the dropouts Back. At last nights school Board meeting approval was Given to hire the districts Home and school visitor. William Dunlevy for about two weeks Over the summer. Dunlevy a Job will be to con it All students who have left Council Rock in the past three years in an attempt to get them to Complete their education. give information a superintendent or. Irwin a. The Board have left courses at a sponsored Karam said that the important thing is to reach these dropouts with information on How to Complete courses and get their diplomas. Or. Karam told that students who school can take Home and a state test which would give them High school diploma. But few of them Are aware of this program. He said. The Spenn pendent reported that programs of this sort have been successful in the past. He Felt that if even a couple of students get their diplomas As a result of the program k is Worth the expense. Lil Reis is jailed about 600 persons a Day have been visiting the new Margaret r. Grundy memorial Library in Bristol. But officials of the Grundy foundation Are hesitant to express optimism regarding the use of the facilities until the Novelty of the million Dollar riverfront Structure wears off. On monday june 27. Following the dedication on the 24th, about 713 persons entered the Library. A a that Sas Many people As the old Bristol free Library got in a a spokesman said Library hours the Library a hours Are 2 20 . 4 30 . And 7 to 9 ., five Days a week. Membership is open Only to Bristol residents in accordance with the wishes of the late sen Joseph r. Grundy. Meanwhile new books Are constantly coming into the Library which can hold about 60. 000 columns. About 750 residents have obtained membership As of the first five Days after Tolfe open ing. Most of these Are members of the former Bristol free Library and have transferred membership according to Ber Nard Clarke Library director. All residents Are screened be fore membership is Given. Non a Borough residents Are Welcome to come into the Library and read but cannot take books out. Schools just starting a for these Bristol township students it is As summer school classes began yesterday at Woodrow Wilson High school. Don Wise is instructing the class pictured Here. The summer program runs through aug. 15. Courier times photo residents Loire opposition to proposed not in new budget or May use $50,000 subsidy is ext year Bensalem to make study on controversial apts. By Charles me Lirk courier times staff writer what happened to the approx mately 150.000 in state Bonus Money to the Council Rock school District the question was asked of the school Board last night in a letter from mrs. Helen Randle of the Newtown league of women voters. A we Haven to received any Toney yet a said Board member Herbert Fesmire a and still have no idea exactly How much Money the state will give the state subsidy Grant was passed in late june on the same bight Council Rock passed its 1960-67 budget. In next budget superintendent or. Irwin Karam suggested that the real Relief provided by the state Money will come in the 1907-08 budget. A or. Karam suggested that the Money be used for operating expenses in july 1967 when tax Money is not available and the Board must borrow Money from a Bank to meet expenses for that month. A this is exactly what happened last night. The Board approved g loan of 150,000 at 2% per cent interest to meet expenses until August when the first tax Money of the new fiscal year will it Egin to arrive. A maybe next year we can avoid this Karam said. Man injured on motorcycle William Bozzo 34, of 82 old Brook Road Orange Wood Levit town was injured last night when his motorcycle went out of control near his Home. I the Accident according to Bristol township police took place on Mill Creek Road at Orangewood drive. Bozzo told police he lost control and fell off the a Cycle As he was turning into Orangewood drive. A the victim was taken to lower Bucks county Hospital by he Levittown a Fairless Hills Rescue squad but refused treatment police stated. Bozzo was charged with oper a Ting the motorcycle with an expired Drivers License. Patrolman George Stuckey investigated. In other action by the Board last night a a the Council Rock portion of the Central Bucks area vocational technical school budget was passed. Construction on the new school has not yet begun. Council Rock will 22 per cent of $194,000 capital expenses and 12.900 in operating expenses for this year. However this Money will come out of next years budget. A the Board accepted Bills totalling about $32.000 for construe Tion of a Wing to the Holland elementary school. A announced a summer school open House at the Council Rock intermediate school on thursday july 14 at 8 45 . Board plans for a rage Newtown township s supervisors Are working on plans for a new garage to House Highway equipment. Cost of the project was Esti mated by one source at $20,000. But this was Given As a a very rough wont know at the supervisors meeting last night. Supervisor chairman William b. Shull said the town ship will advertise for bids within the next few months. A until then a he said a we wont know what it will the garage will be located behind the township building. Last night the Board examined a sur vey of the property. Meeting tuesday Shull also announced that the zoning Board of adjustment will meet tuesday at 8 . con Sider a petition a request by Samuel Prentice who wants to Divide a one acre lot into two half acre lots. The property on the West Side of route 413 North of Newtown has no outside sewage or water connections. A letter from the National advertising co. Was read which stated that a billboard on the Healy property on the Newtown Yardley Road opposite the Industrial commons will be re moved. Miami up Lillian Reis who As an exotic dancer is known As Tiger lit remained in jail today while her lawyer waited for a Federal judge to Rule on a Hareas Corpus Peti Tion. Miss Reis was jailed tuesday to Start serving a two year sen tence on seven felony charges including Possession of Mari Juana. She was convicted last september. Her attorney Jack Nageley filed a Hareas Corpus petition in Federal court. The petition went before judge David Dyer. It alleged miss Reis was denied equal Protection of the Laws a because she is Nageley said in the petition a criminal court last november refused to declare the 37-year-old dancer insolvent a solely because she was out on bail at the he said she did no to have the Money needed to file an Appeal but that it the court had declared her insolvent she could have appealed free of charge. Miss rets is appealing con victim in Pennsylvania for the $478,000 robbery of a Pottsville pa., mansion of industrialist John a Rich in 1959. A Ray school re accredited the american College of radiology has informed or. William l. Mills director of radiology at lower Bucks county Hospital that it has renewed accreditation of the school of a Ray technology under his direction at the Hospital. The school was reviewed on March 11 by or. Mortimer b. Hermel and Margaret Mccann r. T., and they have granted approval for a school of four students a year or eight students for the two year course. The school of a Ray technology at lower Bucks county Hospital began in 1959. The a Ray technician in the two year course receives 400 hours of classroom instruction and practical experience in the a Ray department of the Hospital. The applicant must be a High school graduate with courses in algebra physics chemistry and typing. Candidates must be be tween 18 and 25 years of age female single and in Good health. The a Ray department at the Hospital has a staff of three radiologists. Seven registered technicians and five students. Approximately 3,000 a Ray examinations Are performed each month. A walking tour of a portion of the Delaware River front will be taken within the next two weeks by the Bensalem town ship planning commission. The Outing is part of a study the planners intend to make of a proposal to locate a controversial High Rise apartment development on Tennis ave., Between state Road and the River in Andalusia. Aiding in the study will be the townships solicitor John w. Dean in its Engineer James Darrah and planning consultant Robert n. Dusek of Walker Murray associates now engaged in the townships comprehensive plan. The decision to conduct the study resulted from the com missions regular meeting last night at which Richard j. Seif ert outlined his proposal to build four 10-Story apartment build Ings on a 7.931-acre tract known As Chestnutwood and now owned by or. George Seifert no relative of Richard. Overlook River Seifert told his negatively inclined audience that the development would contain 390 luxury apartments that would Overlook the River there were 45 people in the audience. Some were from the neighbouring Community of Tor resale Manor while others were from other sections of Andalusia. Included were Charles j. Biddle owner of the famous mansion from which the Community takes its name Frederic c. Wheeler president of the historic a state in Schuylkill a a private fishing club which owns property near the proposed High a Rise development and attorney Louis Floge representing pen Ryn school located adjacent to Biddles Home. They were almost unanimous in their opposition. Reasons for opposition reasons for the opposition were the narrow Road in the area which residents claimed would have to handle at least 400 cars the character of the area which is single family residences future school problems Lack of equipment by local fire companies to handle fires in High Rise buildings. And that in general apartment dwellers do not a develop roots in the Joseph Knable spoke in favor of the development noting it would contribute to the tax Rolls of the township and school Board. Doylestown attorney h a i e Pratt representing Biddle asked Seifert How Many people he would estimate will live in the apartments and Seifert replied a two persons per unit or about 800 eighty feet High Quot How High will the buildings be a Pratt asked and Seifert said a eighty Pratt also asked whether Seifert knew which fire company served the area and How water and sewerage will be supplied. Seifert admitted he did not know which fire company served the area but said there is water and sewer service within 500 feet of the property. He said he w As prepared to Start con j Biddle said a and you la wreck Striction a a immediately on one the area a the Only High Grade building. Seifert said the entire project would take from two to three years. Pratt commented a emr. Seifert said 800 people we could have 1.000.�?� cites in contrast he agreed with Knable that the project would bring in tax Revenue but cited in contrast increased burdens on the area including traffic congestion fire Protection police Protection and eventually a school problem in busing pupils. Noting that Biddle and his son $10,000 a year in real estate taxes Pratt said such a development could Force the Biddles to move. He said there is no intention to sell the land but that Biddle plans to place it in a National Trust and the township would then lose the tax Revenue. A you put a thing like this in a residential area left Between Philadelphia and Biddle said the area will be downgraded and that eventually the present residents would be forced to move. A country slump one resident said in time the development will a become a country Seifert asked Biddle a How Many units would you approve on this piece of ground a Biddle replied that the tract should remain re residential. Wheeler vice president of Jackson Cross co., Philadelphia estate firm pointed out that state in Schuylkill has owned properties along the River in Eddington and Andalusia for 79 years and a is opposed to any thing that would destroy the character of the he asked Seifert about his financial arrangements and he replied 4ppeals $47moo Price tag venere named to water Post Edward venere of 515 Jeffer son ave., Bristol has been appointed a water Plant operator in Bristol Borough. Venere will step into a Brand new uniform As the Borough recently purchased uniforms for its water sewer and Street department employees. county a it Iii court fight Over historic tile works a Why does the Bucks county Park Board own the moravian pottery and tile works on East court st. In Doylestown township and allow the Public to visit it As a museum a wrote mrs. David Koch to the Bucks county commissioners. At a meeting of the county commissioners yesterday attended by Joseph c. Canby a who served As chairman in the absence of vacationing John j. Dudley a and Walter s. Farley jr., the Tinicum township woman expressed her fondness for the history and Beauty of Bucks county. A we Are new residents a she wrote a and we Are just begin Ning to learn know and appreciate the wealth of history and How it has been preserved in this county. A difficult time a we had some guests and i wanted to show them a Fonthill and or. Henry Chapman Mercer a moravian pottery and tile works. What a difficult time 1 had until i could see the tile works a mrs. Koch wrote. Bucks county solicitor Samuel s. Gray jr., citing the Legal complications now existing Between Raymond Buck. State College owner of the moravian pottery and tile works and the county commissioners said a we Are in a court a Bucks Quot said solicitor Gray a is appealing a jury of View s $47.000 appraisal of the pottery and tile solicitor Gray said Bucks Appeal of the $47.000 condemnation Price tag is based on a question of Law a the question of Law is extremely difficult and involved and focuses on whether an obsolete building has More historic value than economic Worth and How much and Why. The Appeal has been placed on the Bucks county argument court tile. Making ended the moravian pottery and tile works founded by or. Mer new hone Bridge suit is filed the Delaware River joint toll Bridge commission filed suit in Federal court yesterday to Force the . Army engineers to authorize construction of a Bridge Between new Hope pa., and Lambertville . The suit named As defendants in the suit army Secretary Stanley r. Resor and it. Gen William f. Cassidy of the army corps of engineers. It said Pennsylvania and new Jersey have approved construe Tion of the Bridge Over the Del aware River and the commission has done everything Neces sary to satisfy requirements of the corps of engineers but the defendants have refused to authorize its construction. 23,836 cases in past year at Hospital i emergency 65 patients a Day heart attacks automobile accidents Bee stings broken Bones Burns bruises and countless other emergencies caused 23,-836 patients to use the 24-hour services of the emergency department at lower Bucks county Hospital this past year. Mathematics condenses this figure to 65 patients per Day. Patients who were injured seriously enough to be admitted to the Hospital numbered 1,866. Some 21,970 persons were treated and discharged. One Hundred persons did not live to receive treatment at the Hospital but were pronounced dead on arrival. Sixteen per sons were so seriously ill or injured that they expired shortly after arrival. Sobriety tests were Given to 130 persons. I hour shifts qualified licensed physicians Man the emergency department at lower Bucks county Hospital. Three eight hour shifts in the emergency department Are staffed by licensed physicians registered nurses attendants and clerks. In addition Laboratory and a Ray technicians Are on 24-hour duty. If the seriousness of the Case warrants it specialists and surgeons Are called to assist. In addition to the regular staff qualified surgical and medical specialists Are on Call daily in this department. The emergency department cares for the injured or ill in accordance with the seriousness of the Case and often it is necessary for one to wait until others have been treated a spokesman said. This service provided for the Community by the Hospital is not to be used in place of the private physicians office but rather when an injury is severe and time is an important Factor in saving a life the spokesman said. Cer was bequeathed to Frank k. Swain at or. Mercer a death and at or. Swains death was willed to relatives in the Jenkin town area. Later it a acquired by Raymond Buck and the tile making discontinued. A Fonthill a now a museum is not owned by the county but set up in a Trust fund and governed by trustees. A portion of the land around the Castle like Structure is owned by the Bucks county Park Board with the Doylestown nature club As the guardian Over the arboretum. A i think a said Farley a the county should operate the tile works to make tiles As souvenirs and sell them to for the production Park police the county commissioners in their business session put Thomas f. Marks a retired Pennsylvania state policeman and former Newtown Borough. Township officer on a permanent salary basis of $6.500 As chief of police of the county Parks. John w. Lambert Newtown was employed As a temporary Park policeman at $1.50 an hour. Canby read a letter from the Pennsylvania state Higi Tway department from the District office at st. Davids that nine Bridges will be painted. Contracts for a nine passenger station Wagon for the Bucks county prison were awarded to j. J. Conroy Doylestown for $2,563, and for a six passenger station Wagon for Nesi Yaminy Manor Home for $2,294 also to Conroy a. Constitutional party to meet tar Bucks and Montgomery county voters have been invited to attend a meeting of the constitutional party of Pennsyl Vania Friday at 8 . At the Bryn Tathyn fire House on Bucks Road near second Street Pike. The constitutional party chair men of both counties said the purpose of the meeting is to familiarize voters with the Tyr Saims and with what it Hopes to achieve. A you already know the answer. There is no financial institution which will give Blanket approval. Obtaining zoning is the first would Cut number Seifert said he is willing to scale Down to an acceptable agreement the number of units to be built. Wheeler replied that with kor Man s Salem Harbor a Short distance Down the River with 1,440 proposed units and Seifertt a 390� there will be More units in this area than along the Parkway in Philadelphia. One resident asked about restaurants and the like and when Seifert said there was no intention to provide such facilities the Man who did not identify himself asked How the apartments could be considered a luxury Type. A your luxury apartments will be slums in five years a definitely in 10 years a the Man shouted. A my clerks will be Able to afford them in that time. A a you re shoe stringing it. You re not offering luxury living a you re offering a luxury building a he added. Floge noted he was concerned As a member of the Board of the pen Ryn school which occupies land owned by Biddle and As a former longtime resident of Bensalem township. Wants it retained Floge said he feared the changes of the past few years a while they have added to the tax Rolls have downgraded the he mentioned the old Homes along the River and asked to have it retained As it is and for a Lovely residential planning commission member Ernest Crouthamel moved to have the study made of the proposal which would then be submitted to the township supervisors. Commission chairman David Neil commented that the findings and recommendation of the commission will be submitted directly to the supervisors but indicated the study May take some time. Party candidates will be hand to Greet the voters. On weather sultry local forecast Sonny warm and humid today High 859�. Partly Cloudy with scattered showers tonight a n d Early tomorrow morning Low tonight around 76. Mostly fair and less humid tomorrow High in mid 80s. Friday fair not As warm. Precipitation probability 2� per cent today and tomorrow 40 per cent to night. High yesterday 81.Low yesterday 71. Low this morning 70. Seashore forecast sunny today onshore winds 10-20 knots High in upper 70s. Scattered showers tonight. Sunny tomorrow winds northwesterly 10-15 knots High in 80s. Ocean temperature at Atlantic City 71 8 . Sunset tonight 8 31 . Sunrise tomorrow 5 36 . Sunset tomorrow 8 31 . Tomorrow is tides at Bristol High 6 59 . Low 1 36 . High 7 35 . Low 2 18 . A a for the tides at Morrisville add 15 minutes for High tide and 45 minutes for Low tide

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