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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - March 15, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioNews in Brief Sycamore chooses site for future school building the Sycamore Board of education has purchased a roughly 29 acres of land on Evart rd., Symmes township for potential use As a school site. The Price was $8,100 per acre with the exact acreage to be determined by Survey. The total Price is expected to be about $235,000. The parcel fronts on the East Side of Enyart re. With its Northern Boundary approximately 240 feet South of Montgomery re. The Sellers Are or. And mrs. William Field who live on adjacent property along Montgomery re. Money for the Purchase came from the Sale by the Board of education in december of 10.6 acres on Pfeiffer re. For $275, xxx. The Board had been looking at property in the Northern part of the school District for several months. The school planning commission had assisted in the search. Quot we want to emphasize that we Are buying for the future not for immediate use a superintendent Eugene Shrimpton said. A at this Point we do not have specific plans As to what grades or exactly what areas would be serviced by a new school in fact we still have room in our existing schools for some enrolment Quot but everyone knows that a lot of building is planned lor Blue Ash Montgomery and Symmes township All served by the Sycamore school District. The Board Felt it was Paramount that we protect the future needs of the residents by obtaining property now before the area is developed Quot he noted. Girl scouts explore great Rivers girl scout Council will present a giant Quot worlds to explore Day this saturday March 18 at live area shopping centers including Kenwood mall legally. Thousands of scouts will participate. Quot worlds to explore is the first major program change in girl scouting since 1963 for Brownie and Junior girl scouts. It contains Many new activities in today a and tomorrows world but it also retains much that is familiar and traditional. There Are projects in science and technology and career preparation As Well As the Home As part of a woman a life. The worlds Are the world of Well being world of people world of the arts world of the out of doors and the world of today and tomorrow. At Kenwood mail 10-6 ., about 500 girls Are expected to participate in the Quot world of today and tomorrow featuring a metrics display giving our records of height and weight in metrics Quot world of the out of doors will have Cam Ping displays and the Quot weather owl a a handout for visitors a world of the arts will feature crafts and other hand arts Quot world of people includes International Folk dances Booths brownies dressed in German costumes and performing German Folk dances the Quot world of Well being will illustrate physical fitness self defense and feature a a a fitness wheel where visitors to the Booth Are asked to Quot spin and police Levy on june ballot in their upcoming meeting Sycamore township trustees will consider placing a special tax Levy for police services on the june 6 primary ballot for the second time. Trustees indicated this 1.6 Mill Levy is needed to renew a now expired police contract. The contract expired in Jan. A similar Levy failed in last november selection. The trustees will meet mar. 16, 8 The Levy and police services will be the prime topic at the last in a series of town meetings in Sycamore scheduled mar. 21, 7 30 At the township building 9610 Kenwood re. These meetings Are a forum where citizens can talk with the trustees. The sheriff and several police stuff members will be on hand to answer citizen questions. Other town meeting topics will be fire safety recreation services and programs and Road maintenance serv ice. New fire marshal named in Montgomery it. Robert Grimm of Cincinnati fire division last week was appointed the new fire marshal in Montgomery. He replaces Fred Benz who was hired in dec. And resigned in feb. See Story this Page Grimm will work one Day a week in Montgomery on fire prevention and inspections. The new fire marshal is a 12-year Veteran with Cincinnati where he supervises an engine company. In 1972 he received the fire safety award from greater Cincinnati safety committee for his fire prevention and education efforts. Bothwell wants to a get out Harry Bothwell president of the Hixson corp., owner of the six acre technical Center property Montgomer said Quot our intention is very frankly to get out a after the City planning commission voted 2-2 and failed to approve plans for his office development last week. He wanted to build three office buildings and a financial institution on his property at Cross county Highway and Montgomery re the development has been the source of controversy during the past year and has been opposed by Indian Hill residents whose properties abut the six acres. The residents fear water run off and environmental damage to their residential properties As a result of the development. The Hixson plan had been revised to make it less dense and provide increased buffering. Bothwell said he does not know what the planning commission wants. He said he would not bring the plan before Council to seek approval. He has run into continuous problems with the property including a faulty rezoning Proem. The vote last week was Comer Bond and Thomas Connolly voting a a yes to approve the plan Robert Moore and John Alfoniea Quot not. Bothwell said nobody in the City sat Down and explained exactly the kind of development wanted at the site. He said that he Overlook the Opportunity for any meaningful discussion about the project but his immediate reaction is to abandon the Blan. Although this May come As Good news to Indian Eill residents of the area the development of the property would remain an Quot unknown a with the possibility of both a More acceptable or less desirable development. V a a a ,. Kennedy residents to discuss school closing $5,000 Grant the preliminary recommendations of the Cincinnati schools citizens facility advisory task Force to close Kennedy elementary school will be discussed at Kennedy Heights Community councils meeting. Tuesday mar. 21, 7 30 At first Baptist Church red Bank rd., and Iona ave. Residents will also review the City of Cincinnati a Quot snap project and will select Kennedy Heights proposal to submit to the City. The project stimulating the neighbourhood action process is made possible by a Grant to Cincinnati by the Charles Stewart Mott foundation and enables the City to distribute up to $5,000 to each of the 47 identifiable neighbourhoods in the City for proposals which meet guidelines. The purpose of Quot snap is to help neighbourhoods develop a Good decision making process As Well As initiating projects or programs which will contribute to better living in the Community. Guidelines and additional information Are available at the Kennedy Heights Community Council office at 6564 Montgomery re. Bulk haib a a j Library ltd Ohio historical society circa us i i�0h 1932 Velma ave. It u. 93columbus, Ohio 43211 Montgomery a re marshal s resignation probed what really happened to i1 red Benz by Maureen Lehman Fred Benz a term As fire marshal in the City of Montgomery was Short lived. He began work dec. 1 and resigned feb. 1. The circumstances buildings the first Day since several complaints had been received about them. Benz said he had received no instructions from the Montgomery City administration prior to news analysis surrounding the resignation have caused a juror in the City. Benz has said he was interfered with in the performance of his duties specifically with respect to the Montgomery inn restaurant. This is roughly the Way Benz recalls the events leading up to his resignation. On dec. 1, the first Day on his Job Benz inspected the Montgomery inn As Well As Sycamore Junior High school. He found stale fire code violations both places and notified officials. Benz said he went to these two beginning work. In fact he said when he reported to work dec. 1, there was nobody at the City building. Several Days later he had to Quot Volunteer his social Security member to a City clerk. Benz is a fire fighter and fire prevention officer of some 37 years experience most recently As assistant fire chief in Norwood and he is also fire prevention officer in Sycamore twp. He has an excellent reputation among his Peers. He proceeded on his own. Benz said that Sycamore or. High school officials Fred Benz resignation stirs juror responded to his compliance orders and subsequently other restaurants he found in violation also complied. Benz said he followed his dec. I inspection of Montgomery inn with a letter dec. 2, outlining violations. He received no word from owner Ted Gregory he said and went personally to the restaurant again dec. 20 a fire violation Are expected to be corrected within 30 Days of notification. The major violations Benz cited at Gregory a restaurant were overcrowding in the front of the restaurant near the bar and where people wait to be seated Ana the use of an upstairs room for dining without providing a second exit. The room is designated for storage in Gregory a building permit. Benz said that Gregory told him he was working with City Hall on the matter. Benz said he asked Gregory not to take this approach which he Benz believed was a sidestepping of his authority. That same Day Benz spoke to building comi Stoner Bill Fiedler whom Gregory had contacted about the fire code orders. Gregory said the orders would involve building plans for a fire escape and he wanted to determine Why his building plans had been approved if there were fire code violations Fiedler told suburban life Gregory s building permit does not specify a seating plan and that it designates the upstairs Phillip Herrick administrative assistant. Flenz said the mayor promised to help try to straighten he matter out and instructed Fiedler to work on getting Gregory s compliance. Benz said he Benz Ivas used to a Fey the Book 1 procedure room at Gregory a for storage not dining. Benz asked Fiedler not to interfere with his fire inspections. Benz said that Fiedler suggested that he Benz should Check with the mayor which Benz took to mean that he must have the approval of the mayor before issuing orders Benz said he asked Fiedler Quot Are you really telling me i have to Check with the mayor before issuing orders you can t do this. Thai s a political fire prevention Benz asked for a meeting with the mayor which was held dec 29, with the mayor Fiedler Benz and believed the meeting to have Heen amicable lie said however that it was the first Lime he had sat Down to discuss fire prevention matter with the mayor. He also turned in his month end report for dec. Benz said he stayed out of the matter from then until the end of Jan., Long after the usual 30 Day compliant limit when he wrote to Gregory and said that if he did not comply with the fire safety orders Benz would cite him to court. According to Benz Gregory sent a note continued on Page 8 m Erfy amt to place a classified and dial 731-7170 by 4 00 Monday display advertising amp news dial 531-0234 Cincinnati us Bimbane newspapers inc. Blue Ash Montgomery Amberly Village Indian Hill Madeira pleasant Ridge Brecon Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Deer Park Rossmoyne Dillonvale Ridgewood Mark or circulation integrity vol. Xvi no. 33 15 c Cincinnati. Ohio wednesday. March 15. 1978 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 5310234 until to speak to commissioners Madeira residents oppose thesing apts. Inside of Centre s most improved. Y7 Moeller graduate Matt Vonderbrink has been named the most improved player on the Centre College basketball team. Vonderbrink a 5-10 Sophomore guard is eighth among Centre s All time assist leaders with 133. With closing victories Over southwestern at Memphis and Sewanee the colonels finished the season with a Besl Ever 16-9 record. Vonderbrink is the son of mrs. Mary Vonderbrink 8871 Paw Paw Lane. Other sports Page 4. Blue Ash Council meets at the mar. 16 meeting Blue Ash City Council will discuss ordinances authorizing payment for the police fire life squad dispatching service authorizing the Purchase of a Brush Chipper contracts for water line installations for the civic Center property and an ordinance approving a by a Woodlands subdivision plat. A Resolution regarding issuance of Industrial Revenue Bonds for United air specialists is on the Agenda As Are motions designating May 18 student government Day and May 21, Blue Ash zoo Day. A motion u r two tandem trucks for the service department and motions to solicit bids for an Asphalt curb machine pressure tar Kettle air compressor Street improvements and bids for two tandem trucks for the service department Are on the Agenda. The meeting begins at 8 At the municipal building. Preceding the Agenda there will be a hearing on the Large scale residential development plan for the tangle Ridge subdivision. By Carol rentier Madeira City officials had no idea any City residents opposed a proposed zoning amendment near the red lobster restaurant Galbraith and Montgomery roads until a handful of protestors showed up at councils mar. 6 meeting. After hearing the citizens remarks Council voted to Send a representative to the upcoming hearing by Hamilton county commissioners to voice objections to a zoning amendment which if approved will enable Roger thesing to construct an apartment townhouse Complex behind st. Paul methodist Church adjacent to the red lobster restaurant. Also proposed for future development adjacent to the red lobster Are an office Complex and a Steak and ale restaurant approved recently by court order. The third and final hearing on the. Thesing zoning amendment is mar. 15, 9 30 . At Hamilton county courthouse. Until the Small contingent from the Spring Meadows subdivision across from the proposed development appeared last week Council was unaware of any Madeira residents disapproval of the project although it did know that some residents of Sycamore township where the project is actually located Are against it. Joseph Sciarrino spokesman for the Madeira residents said his group had not stepped Forward earlier because it had Only Learned about the proposal when a local newspaper printed an article about it. The article mentioned City manager George babes report to City Council that no Madeira residents had spoken in opposition to the project at a hearing held by the county. The county Only has to notify residents living within 200 feet of a property under consideration for a zone change and most of the subdivisions residents apparently live beyond this limit Sciarrino admitted that some people in his subdivision Are discouraged about fighting zoning changes after losing the earlier Battle to Stop the construction of the red lobster restaurant because of an oversight by the county. He did say however that he plans to get More than the 24 protesters signatures on a petition presented to Council last week and also plans to attend the county commissioners hearing. Babe said he had not planned to voice any opposition to the project prior to Council s action. He said the present proposal will probably enhance the area and keep it from becoming More commercial. If this project is stopped he said there is no Way of knowing what the next proposal will be and it could he less attractive. Quot you May get something that will be a lot harder to live with a he remarked. Babes one reservation about the present situation is an easement along the West Side of the proposed apartment townhouse Complex. So far it is unknown or at least Hasni to been revealed whether the easement can eventually be used for a driveway off Galbraith Back to some property North of the red lobster and owned by Hodory amp Reinhold original owners of the red lobster property. Some Sycamore twp. Residents who appeared at Madeira Council said they did not receive proper notification of the proposed zone amendment and that they will try to delay the Corn miss t on Erst dec Ision because of this. Nary a hide nor hair seen of this horse in Madeira pm. 3 sports and school news pcs. 4, 5 everything you wanted to know about Blue Ash finances and. Much More pm. 8 life Church directory pm. Is Deer Park police want pay increases better benefits Shorter week pm. 22 Madeira will re advertise bids following injunction Madeira is advertising again for bids for renovation of the City building and construction of a service department building after court injunctions blocked the City from accepting Lump sum bids for the projects according to City officials. The mechanical contractors assoc., greater Cincinnati plumbers . Randolph co. Inc. And Don Soellner filed suit and. Asked judge Frank Gusweiler to Grant temporary restraining orders against the two projects. The suit contends Madeira is in violation of state Law that requires separate bids be taken for individual work such As plumbing and electrical wiring. The Madeira projects were advertised As bids from a general contractor who could sub contract the service work. Madeira mayor Forest Atkins said he thought a advertising for separate bids will Cost More but he added that the cite a a in no was tried to eliminate the possibility of people the City wanted to get the Job done for the Best Price for the City he said and added he still feels that Lump sum bids Are better for Small cities like Madeira but Eaid Madeira Quot would adhere to the City manager George babe agreed the new bids would Cost the City More and added he thought they would delay the already delayed projects for at least two More weeks. The possibility of such a court action was discussed at the last Madeira Council meeting. Also at that meeting Stan Rozic City solicitor Saia the City should keep an Eye on an Ohio House Bill currently in committee which if passed would require the state and its cities to hire construction managers to oversee projects. This would make cities prime contractors a move that babe told Council he opposes. Cincinnati zoo is giant classroom of i the Cincinnati zoo looks like one giant classroom to five life area High school students. Joe Runtz Fred Kueffner Dede Lemon Steve Cadigan and sue Armstrong Are enrolled in a unique two year natural resources management Nam program of the Cincinnati Public schools. Students study animal management and horticulture with zoo keepers Garden Crews and curators. School Days Are split Between academic instruction and Laboratory experience. Most of the 37 students in the program plan careers in wildlife management zoology animal care landscaping or related Fields. We buy a Amontos Ammon estates al for appt. 7936639

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