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Northeast Suburban Life (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, Cincinnati, OhioMayors courts get reprieve my f Arfy n t by Ohio historical 3om�?T�?~v 1992 Velna a a 3. Ohio 43211 a ii col stage rate d Columbus legislators voted wednesday to assure continuance of mayors courts for this year but voted Down a Bill that would have created five new judge shh a in Hamilton county municipal court and two in the first District court of appeals. An amendment to delete a portion of the Bill which would have abolished mayors courts was passed 57-35 after it was introduced by rep. James Luken. The House then Defeated the Bill to create More judgeship by a vote of 61-30, five snort of the 66 votes needed for passage. State rep. Richard Finan r-19 attempted to Amend Lukens amendment to give communities a Choice of whether they wanted to operate their own courts. It would have permitted communities to request assignment of circuit ending judges to hear cases involving local ordinances and traffic violations. His amendment was Defeated. House judiciary committee chairman Arthur Wilkowski. The Man behind the move to abolish mayors courts said legislators could delay Ami postpone abolition hut they would be unable to prevent it. Legislation to abolish mayors courts has been considered and rejected by the last four sessions of the general Assembly. But the wednesday was the first time it reached the floor for a vote. I to to place a classified and dial 7317. Display advertising amp news dial 5310234 Sov in to it a communities of my Ash Montgomery Amberley i Lytge Indian til Madeira pleasant Ridge Breton Kennedy Heights Silverton Kenwood Dee r Park Hossom Oyne diff male r nine Wood Mark of circulation integrity vol. Xiii no. 44 Cincinnati Ohio wednesday May 29, 1974 4415 Montgomery re. Phone 5310234 Lane found guilty two cases continued Silverton City service department employee Wayne Lane was fired from his Job by clerk Joe Pohlman after he was found guilty in mayors court May 21, on charges of taking City gasoline. Lane who had been suspended from his Job after being arrested by police May 17, pleaded no contest before mayor Richard Benken. He was fined $50 plus court costs and Given a five Day sentence which May he served by working for the City. After the trial. Lane was fired by clerk Pohlman. Perry love and Frank Titcomb arrested on the same charges were granted continuances and Are scheduled to appear before the mayor on june 4. Photographs were introduced As evidence in the Lane cases. A Silverton residents Charles Widener. Employed at Benken Florist came to the Bench for the City but was not called to testify because of the no contest plea. Lane in a statement to the court admitted taking the Gas but said he did not. Intend to steal it because no permission councilman says Silverton councilman Joe Fariello chairman of the City a safety service committee says he does not believe service employees had permission to take Gas. A i done to think they had permission to take Gas really. I have never heard of such an agreement in Council and i have been Here since 1965. Maybe in the Case of someone running out of Gas we might have helped them out. A we knew Gas was Short at the City pump and some neighbors had complained so police staked out the Gas pump a Fariello said. He had been Given permission before to use City Gas. �?o1 Wasny to trying to steal Laid. Lane he filled a five gallon Gas can with Gas at the City pump on May 10. Edwin Greene to be honoured Greene Day set sunday retiring Sycamore school superintendent Edwin h. Greene will be honoured june 2 at Edwin h. Greene appreciation Day to be held at 2 . In the Sycamore Middle school. The Board will present a program honouring Greene and his wife Amie with a reception and refreshments following. Music will be cd by the Sycamore school band Ireene is retiring this year after 40 years of service in the school District. He has been superintendent since 1949. Provi h�5n inside ote Deer Park wildcats Are champs sports Page 16. Silverton women award Regina students scholarships Page 4. A badlands sizzles a Claudine fizzles movie reviews Page 9. Deer Park has own tapes controversy Page 2. Headlines deadline for All Church us and scout news is Fri a noon for the following wednesdays paper Eadline for All other news i monday noon. Photo Eadline is monday at 10 m. Mayor calls1 Trees to of stability the ribbon was yellow but the Trees weren t old Cincinnati mayor Theodore Berry and format Willis Gradison took part in dedication ceremonies in pleasant Ridge in Honor of 68 Washington a. Trees and Planten that now line main streets in the Unity 5 a 4 amp s the dedication was a recognition of Community Effort Over the past year to beautify the Ridge business District. Hie Trees and planters were purchased at $130 each by individuals organizations streets school flames and Semita. Each planter bears a plaque with the donors name. Following a pledge of allegiance led by boy scout troop 194, mayor Berry pictured in the photo at left praised the Ridge As the a Garden spot of a we can look at these Trees As a sign of great things to come a Berry said. The Tram and planters were then deeded by Thi pleasant Tufe Community Council to the City of Cincinnati. A Serry invited former mayor Willis Gradison to help him Cut a yellow ribbon tied around one of the Hawthorne pictured in the Center photo. Also on hand for the ceremony was councilwoman Helen Hinckley. At right mayor Berry presents beautification chairman Bonnie Peterson with an a operation Green Power award from the Cincinnati enquirer. Awards were also presented to the Community by the greater Cincinnati Beautiful committee and the Cincinnati Board of realtors. Berry called the Trees a Symbol of stability in the Ridge. Quot youngsters will be Able to remember when they see these Trees that the citizens of the Community wanted to leave something lasting behind a Symbol of stability a . In Blue Ash downtown improvement committee formed by Carol Pucci where is downtown Blue Ash and what should he done with it those Are questions that will be decided Fay a citizens committee formed by Blue Ash mayor Ray Macnab thursday to study the improvement of downtown Blue Ash. The committee was formed at the suggestion of the Blue Ash concerned citizens league which recommended at the last Council meeting that the City Start concentrating on planning for the business area of the City. A i Hope the businessmen will also be Active in this a Macnab said. The committee will probably consist of about 10 residents and four businessmen if they Volunteer. A a we la be asking them to look at Sites planning and decide what we really need a Macnab said after the meeting. A i think what we have now is terrible. In a ashamed to tel people about downtown Blue Macnab said possibly funds might be available for the City to take part in improving or buying property in the business District. A with our earnings las it is possible that funds it he made by person wishing to serve on the committee should Contact either Macnab or City manager Vic Suhm at City Hall. Apartments councilman tabled an ordinance that would allow one bedroom apartments to be built in Blue Ash saying they would like to visit some apartments before deciding to change the City a zoning ordinance. Councilman Don Bieder Mann chairman of the planning and zoning com Mittee of Council said later that present zoning Law requires apartment units to be at least 1000 Square feet in area which effectively eliminates one bedroom apartments. A this Way we deny the Opportunity for a lot of people to live in the City. There a no Way one individual could use 1000 Square feet of space a . The ordinance put before Council called for a minimum floor area of 650 Square feet in one bedroom apartments and a minimum of 900 in two bedrooms. Biedermann said the density or the amount of people allowed per acre could be con trolled. Biedermann said the City has been approached by several developers interested in building one bedroom apartments. Also , there is a need for housing for the elderly in Hazelwood which would have to be one bedroom. Polk honoured police chief Ron Sturgill and sgt. Frank Suter were presented framed resolutions by Council in appreciation for their work in the police department. Both were recently honoured with police appreciation awards from the Cincinnati chamber of Commerce. A to he1 recognized outside of the Community is More commendable than anything else a mayor Macnab told the police. Suter was honoured for his work with children. Sturgill who became chief last May was honoured for outstanding leadership. Center committee a residents committee for the development of a civic Center on City owned land on Cooper rd., was announced by Council thursday. Those serving on the committee Are William Jester 9w7 Kenwood ltd. Kenneth Ohr. 5831 Bella View re. Ban Brown. 10867 we Gate la. John c. Lynch. 4960 Beu View re. Dorothy s. Stryker. 9418 warning or. Or. Dorothy Giuntoli. 4421 Cooper re Ron malian. 4642 Beu View re Joyce Seeger. 8822 Brittany or. Faith Sean. 9272 Floral ave. George Loewenstine 8876 Brittany or. Walt ban pie 9448 Southgate or. Tom Stone. 9637 Weet ave. Charlea Tactor 6638 Donjon or. Bata. Locks .3583 Cooper re. Many Sullivan. 9789 Ridgeway a. William Herweh. .5063 twin Rook it Bud Acta Blue Ash Eleton. School Harry Perkins 9785 Ridgeway ave. Cleta Oaks 6332 Pfeiffer re. Carole Mac neb. 4522 Chanwick or. Marvin Stephana. 4327 Cooper re iii other a Clion cd amp a announced Gas rates will be increased 26 cents for an average cooking and water heating customer and 70 cents to $1.65 for an average heating customer. Council voted to approve a rate increase requested by cd amp a for electricity. The average Blue Ash Home using 700 kilowatts will pay 54 cents More a month. Ada Ball Plainview dr., requested that a sign marking the Cic Industrial Park be erected to notify truckers whom she says often done to know where to go and end up using her Street As a turn around Point. Council authorized the City manager to advertise for bids on an automated tiling system for police records. Gene Houser Pfeiffer rd., told Council some persons Are having trouble getting Access to Public documents in the municipal building. Specifically Houser said arsons Are required to Low the Date of the document they need and exactly which one they want. Per Kne Compromise reached gambling allowed at Madeira festival spokesmen from the Madeira recreation association and the Madeira Kenwood Jaycees debated with City officiate for forty minutes May 20, before to a Compromise on gambling at the mra festival set for june 8 and 9. City officiate voted at i their regular Council meeting to allow the mra and Jaycees to run a Monte Carlos activities at the festival provided winnings Are in the form of prizes rather than Cash. The Council menus main objections to the gambling on a Cash Baste were the influences it might have on children and the image it might project on what is supposed to be a Community family Type festival. A we ought to be Selling a High Standard Quot mayor Dan Mcdonald said. A i think it projects a bad image i really do a not the open to whether games will or be children under 18 will be left up to the mra Council decided. A motion barring persons under 18 was discussed but never reached the floor for a vote. The Jaycees and the mra estimate they will reap Between $2,000 and $3,000 extra in profits by offering the games. Fam diag debate Over the City a responsibility for overloaded storm drains that Are causing flooding in the Berwood be Jive or. Area during heavy Rains resulted in one resident leaving the Council chamber when warned by mayor Mcdonald that he would he evicted if be continued to speak out of Patrick Kelly Berwood dr., left the Council Chambers and stood outside the door listening to debate Between freshman councilman Doug Oppenheimer and other Council members on what the City can and can to do to relieve residents with flooding problems. Kelly has notified Council on several occasions that Small storm chains Are causing water to overflow onto his property. He has been told in the past that the City cannot undertake an extensive storm sewer project in the area but residents could alleviate the problem at their own expense. Lack of funds has been Aad remained Council s argument for putting the Harden on individual properly owners. Oppenheimer said he visited the area during recent heavy storms. A fall receptacles were three fourths of the Way full of water and residents told me they were overflowing in their Yards Friday a Oppenheimer noted that kindergarten consolidation of kindergarten classes in the Indian Hill school District is expected to be considered by the school Board at its meeting tuesday june 18. A committee has been formed to review the consolidation which would mean that All kindergarten classes would be held at Concord school next year. Presently they Are held at. Both Concord and Drake re. Schools. The committee made up of nine parents two primary teachers and Prin sidewalks in the area Are marked for replacement. A i understand in looks like a Lake up there and 1 understand that it has had a bearing on the condition of the Council maintained that All residents Are responsible for their own sewer tap ins and any damage resulting from them. A you know As Well As 1 do what the solution is a councilman Carl Schneider told Oppenheimer. Consolidation Cirals of the two schools will make a recommendation to superintendent Robert Boston by june 11. Any residents off the District wishing to voice an opinion Are asked to write the superintendents office 6100 Drake rd., 45243. Pat Lynch Public relations chairman of the school District said the consolidation is being considered due to decreasing enrolment and in Hopes of better coordinating curriculum and utilizing a the solution is to build a Quarter of a million Dollar storm sewer. We know there Are probably about eight to ten instances of regrettable storm drainage in this City. Its just not economically feasible to it in a storm sewer of that put i kind said to mayor Mcdonald the City could expect find itself faced with a taxpayers suit if it spent a great amount of tax Money on a problem that affects Only a few. If you have a Good used Riding Mower you a like to sell right now would be a Good time to advertise it with a Csini classified. Paul Hermes did and sold it to the first of several callers. Call 731-7170. Feast Host Cincinnati fire chief Bert a. Lugannani will he officer of the Day for the 125th annual orphan feast at Beech acres the general protestant orphan Home to be held sept. 8. New deadline for sea Loans Frank d. Ray District director of the . Small business administration sea said that the deadline for disaster loan applications has been extended to june 28 in 14 Ohio counties and adjacent Tornado damaged areas. Ray said that persons in these 14 counties Are eligible to borrow at five percent interest for up to 30 years for actual uninsured loss sustained. Individuate Are limited to a maximum of $50,000 for real estate Lora $10,000 for personal property Lora or $55,000 for a combination of the two. Business Loans Are generally limited to a maximum of $500,000. Sea disaster loan information is available at the Green township Hall 5581 Cheviot re. Director Ray urged All persons affected by the april tornadoes to obtain loan applications As soon As possible and to avoid the delays of filing close to the june 28 Cut off Date for loan applications
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