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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - December 13, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioNews in Brief a new downtown for Kenwood ? in a few week Towne properties inc. Will be ready to release its plans for developing a 40-acre tract in the Middle of the Kenwood shopping District. Reportedly the firm is interested in building a a miniature downtown Quot in. The Sycamore twp suburb. Neil Bortz president of Towne properties said his development company currently is reviewing proposals for a 40-acre tract that stretches from behind the Kenwood Plaza up to Galbraith Road. A were looking for a Quality development for the Community a he said. A but f really can to say any more1 right the firm reportedly a planning to build a commercial Center with specially shops and other Community attractions. Sycamore twp. Trustee a. James Bechtold said trustees knew of interest in developing the Kenwood parcel a few months ago hut had not yet been contacted by Towne properties As to a specific plan. The development firm is no new Comer to the Kenwood area. Towne properties was the Developer off Indian Creek apartments in Kenwood and harpers Point in neighbouring Symmes twp. Scholarship in Honor of slain girl proposed a scholarship for minority students would be the appropriate memorial for Long Mahone slain Sycamore High school senior said Rollin Goodpaster principal. He suggested the idea to a meeting of student leaders. Monday afternoon. The meeting was called to organize a memorial for the 17-year-old, whose body was found dec. 4 near her Hazelwood Home. A scholarship fund is a an appropriate memorial for Lonni Quot since she wanted so badly to go to College a said Goodpaster Lonni also called Kathy was described As a Good student and was considered a Leader among her fellow Black students at Sycamore. Since Lonni was stopped from realizing her dream of a College education a it seems most appropriate to see that another minority student Quot has the same Opportunity a said Goodpaster. His suggestion is being considered by a committee made up of student. Council the senior class the key club and several other school groups Lonnie a accused assailant Douglas Sim. Payne 21, 111 is la Belle-ave., is being held without Bond and is awaiting a grand jury ruling. Payne a neighbor of the slain girl is charged with attempted rape and aggravated murder committed during a sexual assault said Blue Ash police. Lonni had been missing for a week before her body with Over so Stab wounds was found in a Cistern behind the Payne Tome. Blue Ash development gets preliminary Okay Blue Ash planning commission last week gave preliminary approval of Chelsea Moore company a plan to develop 24 acres of land for single family Homes and condominiums off Deerfield rd., adjacent to 1-71, the storybook subdivision and Shadow ill Way. The acreage is sometimes referred to As the Collett property. Tie property appears to be in Montgomery but is actually m Blue Ash and has been zoned for Light Industry and the plan would necessitate a zone change. The concept plan for the development takes into account some objections of Montgomery residents. Montgomery has at least some limited control Over the situation since the development will have to tap into Montgomery sewers. The plan Calls for 22 single family Homes on about 15,000 so. It. And 97 condominiums actually Here called Lan Dominium explained City Manger Vic Suhm. The traffic pattern which was the primary concern of Montgomery residents will not Cut through to storybook subdivision at All and will Only Cut through Way As an emergency route with locked Gates normally blocking this Avenue. The development will have ingress and egress at Deerfield re. Only with a Boulevard entry and a turn around Point so that Auto traffic will go out the same Way it comes in. The Blue Ash planners have asked to see More detailed plans such As landscaping and architectural drawings. Silver Lon City Hall to get a scrubbing the Silverton municipal building will soon get a Good scrubbing on the outside. City Council this past week agreed to hire Zeiser construction company to renovate the exterior of the City building at 6860 Plainfield re. City officials accepted Zeisert a bid of $6,777 to sandblast the front of the building Point up the Concrete and mortar joints and give a High pressure Wash to the rest of the building after the clean up is completed the construction company will put a coat of sealer on the Structure to prevent further Wear. In other action last week Silverton City Council reviewed for the second time an ordinance that would accept the new Roadway joining two sections of Stoll Lane. The Road was recently built making Stoll in. A through Street and opening up four Home Sites. Council is expected to vote on accepting the new Road Section at its next meeting dec. 21 at 8 . Modified the City building code to require smoke alarms be installed in new construction projects and to require building permits for swimming Pool construction. Signed a contract with Clark services inc. For 1979 waste collection at a Price of $1.70 per cubic Yard collection. Scouts sell Trees Mark Hemmerle of boy scout explorer Post 18, st. Saviour Church shows off one of the Christmas Trees the Post and boy scout troop Are Selling at Plainfield and Kugler Mill roads daily 2-10 . And 9 . To 10 . On weekends. Proceeds will be used by the scouts for a raft trip. U. Library a i i Ohio historical Soldaty 1932 vel a ave. , on i o 4 3211 h to place a classified and Call 731-7170 by 4s00 ., monday display advertising amp news Call 531-0234 suburban Cincinnati Subt ban i newspapers inc. Blue Village Murn Hill Madeira Pimsant Ridge Brecon Kennedy height silk Ertme Kenwo a do Deer Park Rossmoyne Tuon Vale Ridgewood circulation a to get it vol. Xvi1 no. 20 15c Cincinnati Ohio wednesday december 13, 1078 4415 Montgomery by phone 531 -0234 v plan for Madeira Council terms it Oun Eilman Cones up with a better Mousetrap by Caro Remler Madeira qty Uick member de. Wll Kinton announced a a in be Felt strongly about this for a Good Many Yean As he unveiled his plan to revise the nimber of years residents can serve on Council. At Ike dec. 4 meeting of City con be 11, Quot w ilk in son p r o pose d 1hat noun Weihn Emblem serve four year terms rather than two year terms and that be limited to serving two. Terms or a total of eight years. In the event that this amendment is not acceptable Wilkinson offered an alternative proposal allowing for the continuance of the present two year term provision but with a limit of 10 years of service. As a further amendment to existing provisions in the City a charter Wilkinson suggested that Council will never be made up of an entire group of unexperienced a a freshman members. According to Wilkinson himself a member of Council for Only one year a there is a learning process of some time one to two years before an elected representative fully comprehends All aspects of the Wilkinson pointed out that most elective offices at the City level Are not considered to be full time responsibilities. It is Wilkinson a belief that limiting the time a person can serve in a Council seat a a reduces the political atmosphere and creates a More responsible approach to the citizens As an example of a a political atmosphere Wilkinson Brian Avants Mickey phone dear Santa i think in be been a pretty Good boy. I help my Mommy and take care of my baby brother. I would my like you to bring me a Pepsi cd car transport truck any kind of truck you might have in your sack. I play with trucks All Day Long. 1 would also like a Mickey mouse Telephone. If you re tired when you get to our House you can rest in my rocking chair while you eat your cookies and drink your milk. Love Brian Billups 3810 n. Broad Lawn Circle age 3 . Don t forget to bring some toy brother d toys for my Little a s it this will be his first Christmas. Rouggie this year. Pointed to the increase in activity and rhetoric that usually occurs at election time As Rand males try to get their names in the news and thereby. Increase voter recognition of their names. A it 1 i m i tin g Cou no i 1 terms relieves the pressure of concern for constant couching of statements by Councilperson in. Political Verbage and increases their ability to to totally honest and objective to the needs of the electoral a he wrote in the proposal he. Presented to Council. Wilkinson a suggestion is to set up a committee of Council members and City p 1 commission me Jabers to study his proposal in time for it to to presented to Council at its feb. 19 meeting. If this time schedule is followed the Issue can to placed before the electorate at the primary election in june a and can to effective for next november election he explained. Wilkinson y proposal in. Evolves amending the City charter soil was sent to the City a planning zoning and research committee for study. The last charter amendment considered by the City was also studied by this committee. Wilkinson did a lot of re search before submitting his proposal to Council. Among other things he checked with the Board of elections for information contained in. The Ohio revised code about charter cities staggered Quot terms and ballot filing deadlines. Named a All american Mark Heidel Montgomery resident a graduate of Moeller High was named to the 1978 a a All american football team by the associated press. This was the crowning sports achievement of this Indiana University senior. He was starting Center for the past three years and was a Captain of this years Hoosier squad. At the University a football banquet Mark was awarded the outstanding a a offensive player trophy an Honor not often received by a lineman. Hemel was a unanimous selection As first team a a All big ten Center by both major wire services and the Chicago Tribune. On Jan. 14, Mark will travel to Tokyo to compete in the Japan bowl this recent addition to the Post season bowl Gantes is played at the National olympic stadium in Tokyo before some 75,000 fans. Inside Ronnie helps his grandma dear Santa i am Ronnie Gulley. My Mother works and in a with my grandmother a lot 4414 Redmont ave. I am Good to grandma. I take out the garbage and bring in the cans. That is a big Job when its raining. I want a Cylon Raider and a Battle Star Gal Aster. I make straight a at school. You know in a Good most time. I am 8-years-old and i want some Hardy boys books Bye Santa. Ronnie Gulley 4414 Redmont Leaf pick up ends the service department of the City of Blue Ash wil1 discontinue Leaf pickup by machinery on dec. 15. Any leaves thereafter must to bagged and placed at the curb. She teaches people in pain How to conquer it a through the Powers of their own minds Page 15. Spotlight on Madeira Page 3. Norma is cooking Lovely Holiday goodies including roast chestnuts. Life area a Good sports pages 16 Ana 17. A Church and social news paged. My Jaycees offer shopping time the Sycamore Deer Park Jaycees want to help you do your Christmas shopping. On sunday dec. 17, you Are Welcome to bring your children Ages 5 to 12 years to the Deer Park Community Center at 1 . For two hours of entertainment. A $1 donation per child is requested. There will to movies a puppet show Christmas caroling refreshments door prizes and a visit by Santa Claus. My cleaning Secci lists Sci to Morue 6 muur 321-5100 2016 Mao son Road keeping Blue Ash Beautiful Malabar Park has is new Trees thank to the efforts of these Blue Ash resident a who formed the Malsbary Park committee 15 years ago from left. W if Liam beets Phillip Kirs Ossie Lous Robert Webb and Harold w a i Esenbaugh. Judge w to Liam r. Matthews also a member is my. Pictured the committee spent its last $44 0 this fall to Plant the Trees along the South Border of the Park 8 magnolias 3 Bradford Pean 3 Cherry dogwoods 3 flowering crabs and. A Norway Spruce. The Trees Bloom at different seasons throughout tto year. The committee was formed to develop the 1.2-acre Park South of Cooper re. Off Kenwood re. Near Cross county. The property was. Donated to the City by Frank Malsbary a Long time resident who died in 1963. The committee has donated $8.5110 and. Untold amounts of labor and services to see that the 12 acres were developed As. A Park and playground. Bal Fields and Tennis courts remain Swaim Park plans pared to fit budget by Maureen Hehman at its dec. 6 meeting Montgomery City Council approved a supplemental contract with Burgess and Niple planners of the City a new 13-acre Park on Cooper re. At Zig Zag adjacent to the Swaim Field subdivision. The planners should earn $23,000 under the new contract for drawing up revised construction plans and bid specifications for the Park said councilman Chuck Abbott who represents Council on tto recreation commission. The City is receiving a $150,000 Federal Matching Grant for Park development in 1979, to to matched by City funds for a total of $300,000. The More ambitious plan which would Cost More than twice this amount originally drawn by Burgess and Niple will be pared. These Are Sime elements of the Park plan which the City recreation commission expects to retain said Mary Koerner. Commission president bal Fields soccer Field basketball and Tennis courts and signs for a a a Parlour so exercise course playground and equipment tree plantings to screen Swaim Field subdivision from the Park berms and parking lot improvements. The commission no longer expects to build new washroom facilities but will refurbish two bathrooms already on the property in a garage like building Koerner said. Park officials no longer expect to put a Walkway throughout tto entire Park and will not install a running track with the Federal funds. They Hope to develop a Parlours track later using shredded bark and City Money and Effort a method that will to much cheaper Koerner Siad. A deck is no longer planned overlooking the Lake nor is an amphitheatre planned continued on Page 12 breakthroughs come in Silverton revitalization by Riek Sonne born two major breakthroughs in negotiations Between Silverton officials and downtown business owners have added new momentum to tto City a revitalization plan. A in two separate agreements the City has completed Purchase of the George Chantilas property near Plainfield Ana Montgomery roads and has drawn up a contract with Lite House owner Edward Carter removing his objections to final phases of the downtown development plan. Both negotiated agreements Center on City purchases of downtown land to provide consolidated parking lots As outlined in a 1977 development plan designed by Kef inc., consulting engineers. Since 1976 Silverton has received $212,800 in Federal Community development cd Grants to Purchase downtown land for parking and Ohio ave. Realignment projects. Negotiations to Settle on a Purchase Price for the Chantilas property started More than two years ago and eventually went to court. The City however $�95 the Tau Titus hand mown ltd or add the Ariner of turn. Car nations and Chrysan thamur. To Ramm Chrin in Minnaar. Cedar at 8 96 tor 4raa it my by within metropolitan Cincinnati. Tow a mod through Tua Aday. A Combar 19th town Square recently settled out of court and bought the property for $52,000. The business building Chantilas owned will to demolished and the land will to developed into additional parking spaces and a mini Park. Current tenants in the building Are Barry s upholstery shop and Warrens Cabinet shop. The Purchase of the Chantilas property was the Only remaining obstacle in creating a Public parking lot at the Comer of Plainfield and Montgomery continued on Page 12 Christmas f special Rhone to 1 -77 11 a 7529 Kenwood drop a is the Kinwood rla2a Quot st 79.95 so walk bikes from $34.95 Montgomery 0 cycler l 793-3855

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