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Park Forest South Star (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, Park Forest, Illinois Philharmonic s new Home the Illinois philharmonic orchestra has a new name and will soon begin its new season at a new performance site a the Bloom High school auditorium. The orchestra is the featured in the cover Story in today s inside Magazine. John Denver look gone sportswriter Dave Richards once a duplicate for Singer John Denver in t any More. The reason Why is revealed in Star sides Page 12. To or no what is the effect of television on children today s dimensions Section talks about a unplugging Quot that set and seeing if there a a difference in your child. Page la. A nil no a it of a a i a we my i Page books. Magazine classified advertising i business directory. .19-28 dimensions. .11-18 dining. Magazine editorials. .8 i the hot Corner. .39 movies. Magazine obituaries. Sports. .39-43 to listings. 66 pages�?6 Section Crete Park Forest sunday november 21, 1982south Star 35 cents per copy vol. Llu no. To Bill to drop multiplier passes test Brownie motto on first Aid a be prepared learning first Aid procedures Courtesy of a special american red Cross course a first Aid for Little people Quot brownies in Crete troop 231 above practice with a res Sci baby a doll used for Mouth to Mouth resuscitation demonstrations. Holding the baby a Bead above Center is Brownie Tonya Cler 8, of Park Forest South. Looking Over the instruction Book at right is Nicole Bernotus 8, of Crete. The brownies who come from both Park Forest South and Crete meet in Balmoral school. Star publications photos by Phil faso by Franklin Shuftan elimination of the state equalization Factor which passed the Illinois House thursday without a vote to spare is being reviewed cautiously by area members of the state Senate. Only one of four South suburban state senators a Aldo Deangelis a Olympia Fields a is on record As supporting gov. James Thompsons action to squelch the Impact of the a a multiplier in computing property tax Bills. Sens. Frank Ozinga a Evergreen Par William Maharr Homewood and George Sangmeister a Mokena All were noncommittal on the Issue when polled Friday. The multiplier is a figure As signed by the state department of Revenue whose ostensible purpose is to equalize assessments Between counties it is used to multiply assessed valuations on property tax Bills yielding an equalized assessed valuation to which the tax rates of local governments Are then applied. When democrats last Spring sought to use the multiplier As an election year Issue against Thompson the governor used his amendatory veto Powers to gut the provisions of a Bill already passed by the legislature substituting instead his proposal to effectively neutralize the equalization Factor Deangelis assistant Republican Leader in the Senate said a key Issue involved in the multiplier dispute is a removing the inequities of the present currently Deangelis said the multiplier severely penalizes property owners who Are assessed properly by substantially increasing their tax Bills. In Cook county he noted the multiplier causes special problems because of the classification system. Should a Home be properly assessed at 16 per cent As mandated under the classification system the multiplier continued on Page 4 Crete township supervisor Calls for positive Outlook heated discussion pc Board votes to release report by Michele Horaney both the controversial a cosand report a and a commentary on it by the president of Prairie state College were released thursday by trustees at the Chicago Heights institution the move to release the cosand came with a 6 to i vote after an hour s heated discussion at the end of a regular monthly meeting. Trustees argued the merits of withholding the report which deals with re organization of the administration for additional study. They also debated whether the report might be misinterpreted by the Public. Trustee Charles Mason voted against the motion because he said he was afraid individuals and personalities would be implicated by the controversial report. The commentary by president Richard Creal was released with a 4 to 2 vote with one abstention voting against that motion were trustees Mason and Board chairman Joseph Hawkins abstaining was trustee David Amadio a special meeting to discuss the $2,500 study will be at 7 30 p m tuesday in the colleges Board room on november la the Board decided to withhold the report pending further examination Board members said the document written by Joseph cosand professor emeritus in education and the University of Michigan need not be released at that time but agreed that it could eventually be made Public. A Challenge by the Star and the presence of 25 persons concerned with the status of the report on thursday led trustees to discuss the matter a the Legal opinion i received is that it s clearly a Public document for which the Public has paid Money a said trustee Michael Monteleone a i found nothing negative in it. It was making recommendations that a what the consultant was charged with doing everyone in administration and the Board have had time to absorb it. The Only people who done to know about it is the the report was addressed to Creal and dated october 26. Since that Date rumours have run through the College that up to six persons will lose their jobs if the recommendations Are accepted. Faculty representative Raymond Stark charged that continued secrecy of the study would Only com Pound the rumours. Trustee Alma Martin who was not present at the workshop session on november la because she was hospitalized said last thursday she did no to see the need for either report a a we re just re inventing the wheel Over and Over again a she said she made the motion to release the cosand report after trustee Thomas Gardiner made the motion to release Crealus report the studies were made available to the press and Public immediately after the meeting cosand noted in the report that the College has a reputation among Community colleges for internal conflict among the Board administration and faculty. He also focused on the recent elimination of department chairmen in favor of division coordinators and said that it was the consensus of people he interviewed that the action robs coordinators of administrative assistance and status and places an unfair Burden on the directors of career education and arts and sciences among his recommendations were a elimination of the vice president of administrative services and the director of counselling under the change the vice president for finance and business services would become vice president for administration finance and business services. Reporting to him or the College president would be the supervisor of personnel and director of the data Center the comprehensive employment and training act coordinator would report to the vice president for student services and director of research planning and development would report to the president. Vice president for student services would also take on the Job of director of counselling a appointment of division chairmen who will be responsible to respective directors of career education and arts and sciences for recommendations on hiring scheduling evaluation and budgeting related to full and part time faculty the positions would be on a 12-month appointment schedule a continued appointment of a director of developmental education to handle that program he would report to the vice president for instruction or the vice president for student services a appointment of a director of continued on Page 4 by Carol Kelly a if we have a positive Outlook and do what we can to improve our economic climate our chances of attracting new business will be very Crete township supervisor Liese a Ricketts commented at wednesdays town Board meeting reporting on various activities in which the townships Crete area economic development commission Caede has been involved during the last few months mrs Ricketts pointed out that Community attitude is the most important Factor in attracting new business and Industry. She added that a local development corporation is currently being formed with plans for at least four members of Caede to sit on the Board. Mrs Ricketts said this Board will process Small business administration Loans according to mrs Ricketts the Loans Are government backed and at a lower interest rate than Normal they would be important incentives for attracting new business she explained noting the Board will be made up of representatives from the South suburban mayors and managers association Chicago Heights area chamber of Commerce and Caede with Crete a economic Developer Polly Weiss As one of the executive Board members mrs Ricketts also reported Caede will be receiving an intern in the Spring from governors state University school of business to produce population and employment statistics for the Crete area. The commission also has established a file of available Sites for business and Industrial use and according to mrs Ricketts a Community profile will be sent to state of Illinois officials to be placed in the states computer file of Sites thus providing the Crete area better exposure statewide mrs Ricketts added that 160 acres of property owned by the Milwaukee Road Railroad Are in the process of being sold the commission Hopes to work with the buyer to bring economic development to that site she noted in additional Board business a detailed summary of four insurance companies and their hospitalization costs for township officials was pre continued on Page 4 Coroner rules death murder by Pete Reynolds David Braun was murdered authorities have determined the 23-year-old Park Forest South Man whose body was found by a Farmer in a Field near Burrville Road in Crete township november 4 was killed by a gunshot wound to the head according to Robert j Tezak will county Coroner a coroners inquest into the Case will be convened wednesday morning in Joliet William Ferguson a spokesman for the Coroner said last week a a it a Standard procedure Here in will county a Ferguson commented adding a we done to expect anything unusual coming out of it but you never know Quot sheriffs police investigators have been treating the Case As a murder investigation from the beginning according to investigator James w Fetzner one of the first officers on the scene a we have a list of More than too names to interview in connection with the shooting a he again cautioned it continued on Page 4t Wes Mason reminisces former Bloom High school basketball coach Wes Mason stands on the Brink of the first Cage season in decades that be has not been a coach. He looks Back Over Bis successful and sometimes controversial career and reminisces about some of his greatest players and games. Sports editor John Meyers hot Corner Page 39. Senate vote next a a maj

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