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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - March 04, 1981, Cincinnati, OhioY. S Jasez Odfie ait Library Ohio historical society 1932 Vela ave coi Nabua Ohio 43211 a it Paft c i no 1 meat i Ohio pc shit to. »5j0 to place a classified and Call 1312170 by 3 00 pm monday display advertising amp news Call 531-0234 paper delivery Call 731-4200 Cincinnati us Bimbane news papers inc. Blue Ash Montgomery 4m Berley Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights site mon Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillon Vale a Ridgewood Mark of circulation integrity vol. Xxx no. 31 20c Cincinnati Ohio wednesday mar. 4, 1081 4415 Montgomery re. 6hello Dolly opens March 5 the Sycamore theater arts group will present the hit musical a hello Dolly a March 5, 7 30 . And March 6 and 7, 8 . At Sycamore Junior High 5757 Cooper re. Members of the cast include from left front Row Jaime Baum Minnie Mayanita Johnson Dolly Levi and Amy pricket Irene Molloy Back Row Mark Scherer Barnaby Ken of Donnell Horace Vande Gelder and Steve Scherer Cornelius Hackl. For ticket information Call 489-0405, ext. 18. Deer Park Solon bares gloomy financial future by Barbara Casson City department Heads Are going to have to do some More Belt tightening to keep a balanced 1981 budget Deer Park councilman Robert Schuler told the City Council at it feb. 26 meeting. Schuler chairman of the finance committee said it looks like the City is $33,000 Short of the amount of Money needed to meet City obligations and there will have to be some cutbacks in the budget that a will not be the 1981 budget has to be approved by april 1 and Schuler said there will be some recommendation for salary increases for City employees discussed As part of the budget plan. Limited finances Are affecting Street repairs but councilman Robert Deangelis chairman of the Public works committee said he expects to have a priority list for City Council to consider at the March 4 meeting. About $131,000 Worth of repairs Are needed for City streets this year Deangelis said but there Isnit that much Money available. A a it a scary to go out and see All the damage that s been done by the Winter weather a he said. A some storm sewers have sunk As much As one to two feet and there Are Many Large potholes a he said. Deangelis took a tour of the City a streets with an engineering expert and the safety director David of Leary. Council will be considering an ordinance at its next meeting for installation of seven new sodium vapor lights at the intersections of Galbraith and Plainfield roads Blue Ash and Plainfield roads and Blue Ash and Galbraith roads at a Cost of $660 per year. The sodium vapor lights will replace Mercury vapor lights to provide increased lighting in the area at a less expensive operating Cost. The City has $11,000 budgeted for 1981 for maintenance and operation of Street lighting. In other business mayor Francis Healy awarded certificates of Merit to new Eagle scouts Rusty Weiss Tony Misleh Frank Ferguson 3d, Tom Regensburger and Bob Bosse or. Blue Ash officials residents differ on use of Federal by John Webb blk a Ash citizens spoke out on possible uses for nearly $65,000 in Federal Revenue sharing funds at last week s City Council meeting. An article in the Cincinnati Post erroneously led some residents to believe the Money recently appropriated by Congress was an unexpected surplus Deputy City manager Marvin Thompson said. A but the City full expected the Money to come through. The program was to expire by september but we budget the funds until Congress re appropriated them a a Thompson said. City officials recommended that the Money be allocated for police and fire department salaries a to ease the Strain on City tax but several Blue Ash residents suggested other ways the Money might be spent. The Rev. Donald Leckrone of Blue Ash pm by Erian Church questioned whether the Money could be channelled into social welfare programs a benefiting those who May suffer from president Ronald Reagan s cutbacks. �?o1 know lots of Blue Ash people Are on welfare and food Stamps a Leckrone said. He also suggested the Money might be spent on Fine arts and Community theater City beautification a such As the planting of Trees afterschool programs for children with working parents training of police in juvenile counselling projects in Hazelwood or gravel to cover the Muddy area adjacent to the Railroad tracks Between Cooper and Hunt roads a i Don t think the City is in a position to get involved with welfare programs a mayor Donald Biedermann answered. But he indicated the City would take some of Leckrone s other proposals under consideration. Council voted 6-1 in favor of hiring a new City Engineer and craftsman after lengthy persuasion by City manager Victor Suhm. The new personnel will Cost the City $64,290 a year in salaries benefits and office equipment. A this is a Small Price to pay to avoid embarrassing and costly mistakes that result from not having an Engineer present at planning sessions and Suhm said. A a Council also a approved sending a letter to Ohio sen Richard Finan urging that he oppose a Bill which would allow Cincinnati mayor David Mann to appoint All Board members of the Cincinnati metropolitan housing authority. The cha. Which oversees Public housing projects and the department of housing and Urban development s rental assistance Section 8 programs has jurisdiction Over Blue Ash. A with All due respect to Dave Mann a Wisdom and judgement he does no to represent the county Populus outside Cincinnati and for that reason ought not have the authority to appoint All members of the pm a Board a the letter stated. A adopted a Resolution urging the Extension of the Cross county Highway eastbound beyond Montgomery Road improvement of the exit ramps from 1-71 from the Cross county Highway Quot in order to eliminate the dangerous traffic situations now existing a a and the widening of 1-71 Between Kenwood Road and 1-275. A authorized the Purchase of Kitchen equipment for the Sand trap restaurant at the municipal Golf course costing $4.189, councilman Charles Proctor objected. A we need to decide what kind of philosophy we should adopt towards the Sand trap. What kind of restaurant we want it to be. 1 can t see pouring More and More Money into the facility until we know what direction it should take Quot Proctor argued. A quoted $39,029 for construction of a fire Hose Tower which eliminates the awkward process of drying hoses on the fire House floor. A purchased one residential and one Industrial garbage collection truck totalling $127,565. A bought a new Street paint Striper costing $26,995. The new machine is capable of applying reflective paint unlike the City s present equipment. A earmarked $8,616 for Tennis court Entrance cards civic Center Cash Register and Hazelwood Wallfield fencing scheduled for construction by May 151. A established fee9 and deposits for Public use of the Hazelwood civic Center. Increase passes first Reading Indian Hill eyes water rates by Edie Magnus an increase in Indian Hill water rates is proposed by an ordinance which had its first Reading at the feb. 23 meeting of Indian Hill Village Council. Councilman Stanley Rowe presented the ordinance on behalf of the City water works committee. It proposes a 30 percent increase from $1 per 100 cubic feet to $1.30. Rowe explained that the hike was necessary in order to raise additional funds so the Village Council could pay an anticipated $752,000 in a the a rat few months for water maintenance and improvement of the water distribution system. There was no vote on the matter. The ordinance must pass through three readings to become Law. Meanwhile citizens Are urged to voice their opinions on the matter to Council. On another front dealing with water distribution Council passed a Resolution authorizing advertisement of bids for making taps on the Village water works system and for necessary miscellaneous repairs. In other action a councilman Charles Yeiser presented Council with the annual police activity report on behalf of the safety committee. The report showed that in 1980 there were increases compared to 1979 in traffic injuries 10 percent general injuries 4 percent and particularly burglaries 120 percent from 10 to 22. But there was a 35 percent decline in acts of vandalism and a 38 percent decline in cases of juvenile delinquency. A Tom Courtney of Warner a Max Cable gave a presentation on Cable to programming that will become available in the Village in two to three months. A Council passed a Resolution authorizing advertisement of bids for the Purchase of traffic paint and Glass beads for lining Village streets. A Council passed a Resolution authorizing the City manager to negotiate financing for the repair of Stephan Field Tennis courts at an amount not to exceed $10.000.Montgomery Man blends careers As prolific author Kennel owner by Perry Cooper Montgomery resident Mike Resnick has just sold two major science fiction novels to new american Library in new York bringing his literary production to 282 Hooks. Resnick said the two new novels entitled a Birthright the Book of Many and a the soul eaters a Are a serious and hopefully important works of fiction a the novels Are expected to be in print by february 1982 and december 1981 respectively. By then Resnick who has also had 4,000-5,000 Magazine articles published and is a freelance editor of a number of magazines will no doubt have More novels in the hands of publishers. Currently on the stands is his adaptation of the to series a Bat telstar Resnick lives and rhone�?~891 a ts29 Kenwood Towel or Rostet a i pm Orr a no a a writes at 11216 Gideon ln., where he is also owner operator of the Plush Briarwood pet Motel. The fancy Kennel is the second largest of its kind in America and Hunting dog Magazine recently declared it the Best. If the combination of writer and Kennel owner seems unusual Resnick can easily explain. A the Only two things i know How to do Are raise dogs and write books a he said. He does these things Well. He has authored a every kind of Book you can name and since purchasing Briarwood on thanksgiving Day 1976 he and his wife Carol have turned a financially ailing business into a very healthy one. The idea for purchasing the pet Motel came about when the res Nicks who were Champion breeders of collies three times in re a Eye glasses i same 1 Day at York s lab outlet they will make your glasses in one Day or in some cases an hour on 3 most prescriptions they re a Joe a Ted across from Meier s is winery in Silverton conf to y x optometrist a 6924 Plainfield raft. The past decade agreed to Board some friends dogs for awhile. When More and More of these dogs began arriving at the res Nicks Home then in suburban chicag Othey decided to Start charging for pet care. Soon they had More dog9 than Ever As Well As an idea for a business. Resnick checked out More than 100 kennels nationwide and considered Briarwood the Best so he bought it and left his native Chicago. A i like Cincinnati but i did no to set out to come Here a he admitted. A i just wanted Briarwood. If Briarwood had been in the Middle of Harlem i would have bought since taking Over the operation he has poured Money into improving and expanding its services for dogs cats and other pets. As Many As 200 pets can be boarded there and business has tripled since 1976. A we did it by bringing in the Best people Money could buy a Resnick said. A the staff reaches 16 in the summer All of them experienced. We be gone out of our Way to make the place sanitary too to the Point where people from As far away As Michigan and Wisconsin have come Here just to learn our before becoming a pet Motel owner Resnick inside Page 2.Sycamore students renew Bob Richards Faith new makers Page 3.rossmoyne Man slain by gunman Page 4. Blue Ash Church expanding Page 7.Sycamore, bulldogs have shot at title Page 8.,.area swimmers wrestlers Post wins Page 10.norma Cooks lenten dishes Page 18.madeira class teaches survival Gold Silvei coins it Sterling to buy Cash payment Tod s Mark of i the cumin of Forest to Williams ave. Is Norwood 631-2112 opt 7 Oats Sam-11 pm a rat hours to sat noon-6 Lento Glass was a full time freelance writer. That can be a precarious line of work he noted and now the kennels steady income helps take the Edge off rough time9. A was a writer i could earn say $23,000 in a month and then go nine months without a Check a he recalled. A that made it very hard to budget Resnick started writing in High school and freelanced his Way through the University of Chicago quitting without graduating when he found that his professors knew less about writing than he did. That was in 1964. Resnick wrote full time almost entirely under pseudonyms from then until 1976. Life was financially precarious for Only about a year and then he began to make tens of thousands of dollars by the late �?T60s. Much of that writing was unimportant Resnick said but it enabled him to become financially secure enough to turn his attention to More serious fiction in the past few years. Quot i think the most important literature is science fiction a he asserted. A a it a the Only literature that acknowledges the importance of change and looks for alternatives. A a mystery writer hones his skills and tells the same stories Over and Over but better. If a science fiction writer did that it would t sell. And in gothic fiction the publishers done to even want anything Resnick travels to new York two or three times a year to keep up contacts and meet with his agent who keeps him in touch with the literary world. He also travels to various colleges and universities to lecture aspiring writers. But mostly he enjoys the peace of Montgomery doing the two things he does Best writing novels and caring for pets. It 7mr . ,0liio. A at is Jami oars Mcelwee amp Mcelwee attorneys at Law John l. Me twee Mary h. Miel wee 984-1811 a Domestic relations a personal injury a bankruptcy a wills 9050 Plainfield re near Cross county Hwy Eves it sat by appointment Montgomery author Mike Resnick displays his personal bestseller an adventure novel from the 1960s entitled a red Nurl system f j i found nutria pleasant and Elk lose weight. The variety of i packaged breakfast foods i entrees made the diet in Teres Ting. The Workbook and i behaviour education classes Are i Worth the Price of the entire m program Joyce Mitchell of Cincinnati loses 33 lbs. With americans leading weight loss program. Call today Fob a compliment ait no 0dligati0n consultation system to be a effective Way to f pre and 230 Call today tri Counti suits 210 772-Oil 1 $050 suite 104 1914444

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