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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - February 08, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioNews in Brief Here comes the bus the cities a of Montgomery and Blue Ash May get better bus service from Queen City metro. Improvement to metros route 4 bus was the subject erf discussion Between Montgomery Council president Florence Kennedy Blue Aan Sycamore school District and metro officials last thursday. Kennedy said metro representatives indicated they would like to implement these improvements within a month if negotiations with the City of Cincinnati can be ironed out satisfactorily route �4 express busses would travel onto 171 at Kenwood mall not at Norwood by a Servos would be extended to Raymond Walters College up through Deer Park and Plainfield roads two morning and two evening runs Montgomery bus service would be extended to Deerfield Pfeiffer Road Loop a cite for a Park and ride service convenient to both Blue Ash and Montgomery is being seriously investigated present Park ride cite at old Montgomery drive in will not be available much longer bus service into Loveland could also provide service into the Kenwood shopping areas. Kennedy said she believes the discussions were extremely productive. Plans must still be approved by metro officials however she pointed out. And they May be dependent on negotiations with Cincinnati and metro for fare increases and controls which Cincinnati Counci l May wish to exert on metro bus routing. A lets do something about the traffic now Montgomery Council president Florence Kennedy wants something done about traffic problems in Montgomery now. At councils feb. I meeting she stated that she would work on getting state help and professional engineering advice on solving traffic problems at Montgomery re. And 1-275, Weller and Montgomery Montgomery Square and the Market place downtown Montgomery and Cross county Highway and Kennedy in. There has been discussion about improving traffic in Montgomery for months even years Kennedy pointed out. She wants to get the process in motion since there May be state Agency reviews and Council and administrative processes involved which will take much time even after a plan of action is formulated. One example of traffic improvement Kennedy recommended is to remove on Street parking downtown and to restrict turns into Side streets to right turn Only. Kennedy also recommended that appointment of a new service director be a matter or urgent attention in the Rity. In possibly interested in technical Center acreage Montgomery City Council agreed to put off its final vote on rezoning from a to pm of 2 acres of land part of the technical Center property at Montgomery re. And Cross county Highway until its March 1 meeting. Council announced this decision at its feb. 1 meeting after residents of Indian Hill whose properties abut or lie near the proposed technical Center office development presented Council a letter which suggests the City of Indian Hill May be interested in buying the 2.1 acres. The Idiart Hill residents backed by support from Kenwood residents assoc., have mounted a Campaign of opposition to the proposed office development about six acres. They say they fear environmental damage water run off and a decline in the residential nature of in Are Alrh Montgomery Council members say they too Are concerned about preserving the residential nature of that area but they believe the rezoning from residence a to pm planned District would accomplish this Best Council member Howard Smith told the residents. Indian Hill mayor Andrew Hauck contacted later by phone said the City can t be too definite on the possibility of buying the land at this Point. The possibility is being studied by the Council committee in charge of land acquisition he said and he does not expect the matter to come before Council any time soon. Madeira gives go ahead to City service improvements 1 Madeira City Council authorized the letting of his for renovation of the City building and for a new service Complex at its meeting monday night. The architects plans and bid specifications were reviewed at a full committee meeting of Council Jan. 30. The City building renovation is estimated to Cost roughly $85,000. Tie new service Complex will Cost roughly $125,000. Councilwoman Mary Anne Christie explained that the finance committee of Council will be looking into ways of financing the improvements and what they might mean in Light of Madeira a total financial picture. Christie said that the architects have advised that delays Cost Money in tire form of inflated material and labor prices. Yeata Kaaa Mustangs Madeira senior cheerleaders la be honoured al Friday s basketball game Between the Mustangs and wildcats include Frena left kneeling Wanda Luft. Carol Toki stand a Cathy Kuykendall Carole Groenwald and Karen. Shank. Your Aamena begins monday see Page 6. Meet the Man who invented them Library Ohio historical society 1982 Velma ave. Columbus Ohio 43211 l-11 bulk rals a to cinc Ini \ 1,04111 psrmi7 i. 9531 remember those 3-d movie specs by Gail Jordan a the outstanding feature of All inventors is that they give society something which has not existed before a said j. Rossman in his Book Quot psychology of the he continued. Things or ideas ale fitted together interwoven and combined to produce results which Are More than the details from which they Are John Dreyer of Montgomery is an inventor who has in his career fitted More than one idea together. This year he has been chosen a distinguished scientist of the year by the technical and scientific societies Council of Cincinnati. A research was always my Field a Dreyer said As he sat Down on the sofa in the living room of his renovated farmhouse. A i knew 1 wanted to be mechanical and not literary a he said. The clock ticked quietly As Dreyer reviewed his career. A a graduating Mit in 1929, Dreyer came to Cincinnati and went to work for Formica developing and improving plastics. He devoted weekends and any spare time to Independent research. As Early As 1931, he was working on a method of transmitting Light signals by using crystals. He did t invent television but he did develop a Crystal material that was selective about the Light it let in. The Light was polarized when it passed through the Lens in 1945, when his Polarizer was one year away f r o m co m m e re i a 1 use Dreyer quit his Good Job at Formica and went to work full time in his a nth men on research. He said his wife Trudie did no to even blink at the decision to go on i own. A you never know what you Are Worth until you work for yourself a he said. Going from basement inventor to businessman does no to happen overnight said Dreyer finding the right people with the right talents is important. Many people devoted time to pol coat. A you can to do it from by yourself a a Dreyer said a Vourse. Re Earth led him to us night school where the help and encouragement of or. Turnau and or. Hoke Greene got him through the periods of disappointment a when the experiments just did no to go right. Dreyer formed a partnership with a promoter and moved to Springfield for a year to Market the Polarizer. In 1946 the partnership amicably dissolved Dreyer it moved Back to Cincinnati and incorporated to form pol coat inf. Polarizing lenses made by pol coat made excellent rear View mirrors but were first wildly successful in the paper glasses that a moviegoers wore to see cd films in the 50s, a Phene Call came one Day from a Hollywood producer and soon after that the Little Plant in Blue a a was making As Many of Tite id glasses As they staff swelled to about do and a total of 5 plants a Ere opened in the area to Vandle the demand for the a lasses. Over 28 million were made in All. The business too staed up for a few years and then two weeks after some new machines were delivered it crashed. A one of the hardest things 1 Ever had to said to Reyer a was to Tell each one of those 100 people that we keep them other uses were found for the Polarizer. Rear projection screens were developed for audio visual equipment and pol coat continued to develop and grow. The company was sold three years ago to 3m and Dreyer retired As chairman of the Board and director of research he now works in a machine filled Laboratory Complete with intercom in the backyard. He built it out of a Chicken House. Still Active in research Dreyer said he is proud of his most recent achievement the completed equation for transmitting sound Waves through a plate that contains liquid crystals. The project took six months to develop and another six months to put in mathematical form on paper. A natures answers Are neat and simple a Dreyer explained. The problem is getting to the human understanding of them. While switching on the machinery in the backyard lab to demonstrate the patterns that ultrasonic sound would make ill the liquid crystals. Dreyer explained that he Hopes to refine the process enough so that images of objects placed in the water can be formed via the sound on a View plate. He said be would like eventually to make a machine that will make sound pictures like an a Ray for hospitals. What do a it take to be an inventor Dreyer thinks it takes determination patience to see through the 1000 experiments that go wrong for every one that goes right a belief in yourself that you can Ted the answer and the encouragement of family colleague a and friends. John Dreyer shows his Laboratory equipment that makes ultrasonic sound patterns on plates containing liquid crystals. Dreyer is working to develop a sound picture device that does the work of the a Ray Machi now used in hospitals. He says that sound pictures would be much safer than the a Ray. The Laboratory n in a former Chicken House behind Drever s Montgomery Home. To place a classified and dial 731-7170 by 4 00 . Monday display advertising amp news dial 331 -023 t cinch a Nat Subu Siban newspapers inc. Blue. Ash Mont a me Rye Amberly Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silver Tony menu Node Deer Park Ross Mayne Dillon ate Ridgewood Mam of circa Doh i flt Gult v vol. Xvi no. 28 15c Cincinnati of p 10-r fit vil it i Jim a Sitf to re wlm 53 1-023 v Over 400 Well wishers mayor Dan dinner packed with notables by Justine w Estrup Madeira s mayor Danes testimonial dinner was a great party for the 410 enthusiastic friends who jammed the a Keewah country club last Friday night another 100 who wanted to show their appreciation of Dan Mcdonald a 18 years As led i mayor were turned away. These were the people who remembered Well when the Village bad All sorts of growing pains and Felt Dan had made Madeira a a place to move into instead out they remembered the Days when Madeira had ble is and Dan out checking swag pro on id be manholes in a rainstorm. They remember seeing Dan out making a traffic count during Rush hours when Miami Road needed widening. They remembered Dan forming the Hamilton county municipal league so the towns could get a better share of the tax dollars. They even remembered Dan on a tractor blowing Snow off the sidewalks. Politically speaking a everybody was judge Ray a a Newhardt Shannon and a a honest Harry Adler we re the warm and witty pcs. State senator Mike Maloney and state rep. Helen fix brought resolutions of appreciation from the Ohio Senate and House. Forest Atkins Madeira s new mayor gave a testimonial from City Council. Other testimonials were Given by. John Dowlin president of Hamilton county municipal league the police association and Indian Hill Madeira fire department. Judges Becksmith Black Nurre Panioto Holmes and Reuters attended. Stan Aronoff was there As Well As Tom Atkins and Bob Taft ii. It was Good to see so Many former councilmen and school Board members. A Gold Cutron watch was Given As a gift of appreciation to mayor Mcdonald As Well As his mayors chair and his old desk. The title a mayor Dan was conferred upon Mcdonald by a unanimous vote of City Council at its last meeting. Dan who is recovering at a satisfactory rate from his by pass operation on election eve said he was glad he was spared the agonizing but inevitable decision of resigning. In All his 18 years As mayor he missed Only three Council meetings. He gave special tribute to his proud Mother who bad the unique distinction of being the wife of two Madeira Council members. Isabella bean married Eben bean after the death of Dan s father Daniel William Mcdonald. Dan singled out Alan Reed former councilman and rus Ward policeman who also served As Long As he did. The committee which helped make this such a memorable occasion were Harry Adler Forest Atkins Mary Anne Christie de Hillman Earl and june Jacoby Marty Hurst Sandy Prather and Carol Wolf. Of All. The testimonials Madeira school Board president Frank Bostwick gives local control fire code adopted in Sycamore twp. By Bob guard a Sycamore township Board of trustees has adopted a new fire code which according to trustee Jim Bechtold will give the township a local control like we never had a the a Rode developed by sycamores newly hired fire prevention officer Fred Benz will enable Benz to inspect area Homes or businesses and to cite or ticket offenders. The code. Was unanimously adopted at the trustees meeting feb. 2. Eleven other townships in Hamilton county Are in the process. Of adopting the same code. Trustee Frank Rosea however objected that the new code could Force some area businesses out of operation. He pointed out that rape s Oil 4457 Sycamore 1 Heger Oil were be Hurt by the tons on and Oil rd., and sure to codes Strong Regula bulk gasoline a storage. The code stipulates that tanks holding 500 or More Gallons of Petroleum fuel Ese people i a hoses Sledge Hammer burglar strikes the second sled Hammer burglary in life area within a week happened in Blue Ash at the King Kwik 10440 Plainfield re. Jan. 31. Blue Ash police said Sledge Hammer apparently used burglars to Bash a Hole in the Back Wall of the King Kwik Between 1 and 6 . Three Days before on Jan. 28, Deer Park Kigh school was broken into and $800 was taken from a Wall Safe in the main office. The Wall beside the Safe was broken through with a Sledge Hammer Between 7 and 11 . The Safe was entered from the Side. Dee the a As by several Gates and a set of double doors were also damaged with the Hammer at Deer Park. Total damage to the school was estimated by school officials at Over $1200. Blue Ash police Are investigating a possible connection Between the two burglaries. The Blue Ash King Kwik was ransacked a game machine was broken and the Money removed according to police. The Safe was nit repeatedly with the Hammer but did not open. No merchandise was reported missing police said. Must be stationed beneath the ground with the appropriate equipment and catch Basin. Hosea said that both rape s Oil and Heger Gil have above ground tanks that undoubtedly exceed the limit but that since both companies Are located in the More Rural areas of the township they should be exempted from the regulation. �?ootherwise1 we re going to be putting these out of business commented. Bechtold advised Hosea that this particular regulation has been a part of the Ohio state code for years. Benz has already cited the two Oil companies for violation of the state regulation on bulk storage and they have until june 1, 1978 to comply. Benz a code Marks a turning Point for residents and businesses throughout Sycamore some who have up to now lived virtually without a fire code. Although Sycamore is governed by the Ohio state fire code the formerly Rural complexion of the township for Many years made it inapplicable or unenforceable in Many areas. With the Advent of increased urbanization throughout Many townships like Sycamore the problems of fire prevention in these communities have taken on More of a character of immediacy. Three out of five projects that Sycamore township applied for under the Federal Community development cd program have been Given tentative approval by cd officials. The High Point storm sewers project improvements for Sycamore Park and demolition for renewal of certain property in High Point Are still being considered for funds under the program. The original request of $40,000 for Sycamore Park has been Cut to a maximum possible Grant of $25,000. Bechtold announced that construction will begin this Spring on the High Point sewers. Contracts have been signed with an area construction company and residents can expect work to begin around March i. Township superintendent hairy Jahnigen proposed at thursdays meeting that Sycamore Road Crews be equipped with a new by ton pickup truck and attached Snow inside off plow for the Winter of 1978-79. Jahnigen explained that the older Model truck the township now has will not be adequate next Winter. A in Light of the last two Winters we re going to have to reevaluate our Snow removal equipment and future Winter problems a Jahnigen said. Sycamore township continued on Page 4 mayor ban a said it Best a the dignity of a judge the Pride erf a genuine native. The Wisdom of experience and True Irish wit. A weather no Factor despite the ice snout and cold mrs. Thomas Whitehead had numerous Calls to rent her apartment in it. Adams which she had advertised in Csini classifieds. She rented it to a Man from Columbus commenting a i seem to find the perfect tenants from ads in your newspaper. A same Good news from mrs. Ray Braun who Felt she have any takers for a Home in Deer Park she advertised for Sale last week. As of thursday shed shown the Home twice and had two More appointments on Friday. Which just goes to prove that it takes More than bad weather to slow Hardy suburbanites who know a Good Deal when they see it. In Csini classifieds 731-7170. Ii s National inventors week. See Story this Page and. Pg.2 rezone a for apartments in Blue Ash pm 3 Church lenten new spa. 10 life area happenings pm. 16

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