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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - January 23, 1974, Cincinnati, OhioOr Library Ohio his Tariol society 1982 Velma ave. Columbus Ohio 43211 a or Scarlet Oaks changing role Cly voc de by Carol Pucci dressed in a White coat Shawn Mcgreevy serves up stuffed pork Chope doused in Brown Gravy. Piping loaves of French bread come out of Large ovens. A Andy Check the silverware its spotted a someone wearing a Gravy stained apron shouts. A fancy French restaurant it could pass for one. The setting is a school. Scarlet Oaks career development Center Sharon Tlle. The Kitchen a a a classroom. Mcgreevy is a High school Junior. A stained apron is Jerry East former head chef at the gourmet room the teacher. Scarlet Oaks and its three sister schools All operated by the great Oaks vocational school District have taken the dreary concept of traditional vocational education and turned it into an exciting experience for 9,000 High schooners Many of whom for the first time in their lives Are going to school aim liking it. Open since september Scarlet Oaks is rounding out the first year of what administrators Call an a a Experiment in vocational education for the 70s. From february 4 through March 8 the school will be registering next year students who will become tomorrow dental assistants chefs teacher aides and bricklayers. The school is keyed to serve students now attending Mason Princeton Green Hills Norwood Sycamore Deer Park Forest Park Lockland. Reading and st. Bernard High schools. But students from any school in the great Oaks District can enrol in Scarlet and do because of the Many unique programs offered there that Are not offered it the other three vocational schools. Although enrolment now totals 9,000, next War that figure is expected to double when this years juniors become seniors and a new crop of students enrol in one of the 50 programs offered at the school. Students who come to Scarlet Oaks must be juniors and seniors who have been referred by their school Counselor and have completed a Battery of tests that evaluate their strengths in the career program they plan to study. Instruction includes training in a skill study of technical background and classes in history and English. All graduates Are qualified to go on to College. Scarlet Oaks stresses that students there still remain part of their Home schools. For this reason students Are encouraged to take part in extra curricular activities at their own schools team sports Etc. And when the times comes for graduation the students Are issued a certificate of completion from Scarlet Oaks and sent Home to their own schools for commencement. The stigma of vocational education being Only for the not so Bright seems to disappear at Scarlet Oaks into the brightly coloured Walls Orange carpeting and wide open spaces of a Multi million Dollar building outfitted with every kind of equipment imaginable. The whole package is paid for continued on Page 2 eating his specially Sycamore High student Shawn Mcgreevy dishes out stuffed pork chops he and fellow students concocted in Jerry East s chefs training program. Mcgreevy says he plans to make a career out of cooking although it was t always that Way. A in the beginning 1 was t really interested in cooking a he says. A i just wanted to get away from Homework and 1 like to eat. Students graduate from Scarlet Oak s dental assistant program certified to assist in All types of dental work. Above Honda Knight left from Norwood and Becky Arnold Sycamore assemble dental trays. To place a classified and dial 731-7170 by 5 00 . Monday display advertising amp news dial 531-0234 on zoning new policy in Blue Ash for years it has been Standard policy in Blue Ash for the City a Council to vote on zone change requests the same night that a Public hearing is held to hear comments on the changes. That policy is no More. From now on decisions on rezoning will he delayed until the Council has had time to a a digest what citizens have to say councilman Chan Eason says. A we Felt that we needed to digest what is Baid in Public hearings and that it Isnit fair to the citizens to decide these things the same night Beca use it appears that we Aren t taking their comments into consideration before the Eason says the new policy is a a unofficial but will hold in most cases. I Rosneck of the Blue Ash concerned citizen league commended councilmen for the decision a we have been fighting for this All along a she said. A it at least gives the appearance that Council is going to study the the first zoning request that will he subject to the new policy is a request for a special permit to build a Day eare Center on two Kenwood re. Lots now zoned residential. About 14 residents mail boxes torn Down in Montgomery Montgomery police reported 30 mail boxes Tom Down on Jolain Zig Zag and Bay wind drs. Sometime saturday night. Police chief Ray Moore said the mail boxes including his own were Tom off their posts or Bent. Apparently the damage was done by hand the chief appeared to oppose the Center at a Public hearing held last thursday. A decision is expected to be made by Council at its regular meeting tomorrow. Blue Ash zoning Law allows schools to be built in residential zones if a special permit is granted. Serving the communities of Blue Ash Montgomery Amberley Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillon Vale Ridgewood Mark of circulation integrity vol. Xiu no. 26 Cincinnati Ohio wednesday january 23, 1974 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 531 "0234 for suburban school districts superintendents question metro plan area school superintendents last week were asking one question in reaction to a proposal by the Cincinnati school Board to include suburban school districts in a plan to racially integrate their own schools. What a the plan thing. Raisin i if we have in Liiv a you can bet be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the Law if i catch them a he said. Tampering with mail boxes if a Federal offence and is also punishable under City ordinance As malicious destruction of property. Inside of sex Silverton employee charges racial discrimination Page 9. A High Point annexation due for vote Page 16. Jaycee spotlight pages 4-6. A _ a Praise for Blue Ash. Reader reaction Page 2. Blue Ash Montgomery life squad seeking new members Page 4. A if they have any kind of plan i done to know what it is a Deer Park superintendent Louis Manning said. A a it a kind of funny to pick up the paper and see somebody has a plan for you but you can t figure out what it is.�?�. A i really done to Hitje an immediate reaction Madeira superintendent Herb derricks said a because All i really know about is what i read in the last thursday suburban superintendents received their first communication on the subject when they received a letter from Cincinnati school head Donald Waldrip stating the boards new proposal and suggesting that a meeting be set up to discuss it. Cincinnati a prop Asa 1 Calls for a voluntary student Exchange program to improve a Quality integrated education a in both Cincinnati and suburban schools. Failure of suburban school districts to comply could mean being dragged into court for refusing to promote racial integration. A a they re talking about including us in a Legal proceeding we know nothing about a Manning said. A to convinced they done to have any kind of plan. I think its All a Legal Man Euver to take the suburban districts to court with Manning said Deer Park tried to a a mix with Cincinnati schools four years ago when some Amberley Village residents initiated a move to be annexed to the neighbouring Deer Park District. A it would have been a Plum because it was a Rich area. But the Cincinnati Board fought it. They wanted it for the same reason we about three percent of the 2,850 students that attend Deer Park schools Are Black. A they live mostly in the Rossmoyne Ami in the Northeast area of the District a Manning said. The Deer Park District is bounded on the South by Cincinnati schools but is surrounded on All other sides Fay other suburban school districts. The superintendent says the District has already initiated its own voluntary student Exchange program with a Cincinnati school. Once a month. Deer Park elementary school students and students from Winton place school visit each others schools for a Day taking part in classes and other activities. Winton place is 60 percent Black. Madeira superintendent Herb derricks said he too is unsure about what Cincinnati has in mind. To really not sure what voluntary programs mean. I assume it Means voluntary within the Community. I think if it is practical As a Choice kind of thing then it would he desirable. However i m not sure would be the Best for the Sake of mixing pm not sure that s the goal 1 would derricks said Madeira has a a Small percentage of Black students in its schools. Cincinnati schools closest to the District Are Madisonville and Silverton elementary schools which Are linked to Lions and Shroder or. Highs. A some sections of our District could go to Silverton and Madisonville without any serious problems but i minimize the complications and the expenses of transportation a derricks said. Quot within a four mile area we have some serious transportation problems already. When you Widen that Circle they re going to in crease. A Una iffy term no aft aes # win pcs Jpn owl of iii a p proposal. Sycamore school superintendent Edwin Green said a at least that it came about without contacting us first. Green says no part of the Sycamore District touches Cincinnati. The closest High school is Woodward and that is eight Miles away. About five percent of students enrolled in Sycamore schools Are Black. Green said he thinks the school Hoard would he willing to discuss the proposal with Cincinnati but implementation of the policy might he met with objections. A a in a sure a lot of people Here would object very strenuously to any consideration of Green says he does no to Sec any basis for suburban schools districts to be drawn into a Law suit along with Cincinnati for refusing to integrate. A i really done to see any basis under present Law for that to happen. I done to see any Legal reason for a suburban school District to he responsible for children in the Falls from window Donald Johnson 4153 Webster ave., was taken to children a Hospital Jan. 11 by Deer Park life squad. He is reported to have fallen from a second floor window. He suffered bruises pain in the Abdomen possible Shock and appeared Semi conscious. Over naming of Park committee four quit Montgomery recreation commission four members of the sifted control of Montgomery recreation Montgomery recreation commission resigned development and planning january 7, five Days after we the undersigned the City a Council announced it would name a Public committee to study recreational land needs in the City. Those who resigned Are Jean Schroer chairman Pete Mather Elmer Thran and Marvin jacks. The one remaining member Robert Bintzler was one of 13 residents and City officials named to the committee charged with making a recommendation to Council by March concerning City recreation needs. The members say they have been overstepped in the duties that Are theirs under City charter a the Montgomery recreation commission is empowered by the City charter to Complete authority to plan and carry out recreational development within the City of Montgomery a they wrote in a letter to mayor Robert Novak. A due to recent Council decisions it is apparent that in order to abide with Campaign promises they Council members Are determined to unlawfully usurp the Powers of the duly appointed recreation commission. A was a result of the diver be considered along with a professional evaluation and appraisal of the land. A we feel a lot of the work has already been done. Just what they Are doing i done to know a mrs. Schroer said. A the majority of the people in Montgomery who Are concerned about recreation Are not the Ordinary people. Its a baseball group that wants Ball Fields. We said look at recreation ground in terms of the whole picture. Pm sure the committee will do this but they Are not professional a we have the authority the state Laws of m Jean Schroer sex chairman our members of the Montgomery recreation commission believe it is Best to submit mrs. Schroer said the resigning members Felt that much of the work the new committee will be doing has already been done by the recreation commission which recommended in september that a 22 acre site on Montgomery re. Of Aethea Moore property to to run the recreational program. Its All spelled out. The charter of Montgomery follows the state in giving us the Power to do mrs. Schroer says she has been considering resignation for some time. A a feel that people done to realize what we do. If they done to see some monumental thing done they think the recreation commission Isnit doing anything. The resignations will be formally announced by mayor Novak at the next Council meeting february 6. Recreation commission members Are appointed Fay the mayor and Are subject to Council approval. What the charter says Section 5.08 of the Montgomery charter pertaining to the Park and recreation commis Rion. Reads. Follows Park and recreation commission shall administer and provide for the development maintenance and operation of the Parks playgrounds and recreation facilities and programs for the municipality. It shall Render assistance and cooperate with organized groups conducting recreation programs stimulate interest in care and preservation of historical and Scenic Sites make recommendations to Council on the general state of the municipality a recreation and Park programs and facilities and perform other duties Ana functions As the Council shall require by ordinance. No funds shall be expended or obligations incurred for Park or recreational purposes without the approval of the Park and recreation spotlight on Sycamore Deer pm. Jay Cees pages 4-5 crime solving Rale 60 percent the clearance rate for crimes committed in Silverton Over the past year reached 60 percent chief Ken Dye told Council thursday. A this is three times the National average 19 percent a Dye said. A so it Means that anyone who commits a crime in Silverton has a pretty Good Chance of getting armed robberies dropped from 19 in 1972 to 10 in 1973. Criminal offences on the whole were up from 286 cases reported in 1972 to 339 in 1973. Topping the list of criminal offences were cases of Petit larceny which totalled 67. Fifteen cases of burglary were reported along with 33 cases of breaking and entering. There were 37 reports of grand larceny 28 cases of malicious destruction of property and two cases of rape. Traffic there were no traffic fatalities in Silverton during 1973. Forty eight persons were reported injured compared to 33 in 1972. One Hundred and five of 248 accidents reported of cured on Montgomery re. And 31 occurred on Plainfield. Thirty were the result of reckless driving. Juvenile it percent pay raise for City employees. Lin Wood rid Dick representing the Silverton lighted school program Tola Council the program was in a a dire need of funds. A Council passed the 1st Reading of a 1974 appropriations ordinance totalling $514,151. A $2,571 deficit is projected. Amberley Home Petit larceny topped the list of juvenile offences reported with 16 cases registered by police. There were 10 cases of disorderly conduct 11 cases of shoplifting and 12 cases of unruly conduct. Nineteen cases were referred to Hamilton county juvenile court. Thirty four cases were handled by the Silverton juvenile referee. Out of 82 individuals cited 41 were Black and 41 were White. Thirteen wer female 69 were males. To greatest number of offences were committed by juveniles Ages 15-17. In other action a Council approved an burglarized three fur Coats and a fur Collar were among items stolen from the Amberley Village Home of Arthur Stevens 8040 Spring Valley or. Between 5-8 15 . On Jan. 16. Stevens told police he returned Home about 8 15 . And noticed one of the family a Silver platters lying on a Couch in the family room. He went next door and called police who determined that the burglar had gained entry by prying open a rear door. Four pillowcases were missing presumed by police to have been deed to carry off the stolen goods. A tentative list of Raiss ipg items furs a camera Sterling Silver a color television set and All of mrs. Stevens jewelry. Includes the Era aft of the
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