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South Holland Star Tribune (Newspaper) - November 21, 1982, South Holland, Illinois Board faculty approve acc contract Extension Thornton Community College acc Board of trustees and faculty association thursday agreed to a one year supplemental agreement through the 1982-83 summer session. Under the agreement teachers will receive a 6.5 per cent increase in total benefits. Salaries for full time faculty will be increased 4.15 per cent after adjustments. The Board approved the package by a 6-0 vote thursday after teachers voted earlier in the Day to accept the agreement. Trustee Rita Page did not attend the special meeting because she was out of town. Although teachers approved the package Basil Halkides faculty association president and a negotiations team member said Friday he was disappointed with the agreement. A i was not satisfied with the contract proposal. That a Why i did not refer it to the faculty with approval. We did no to give it a disapproval either because that might have caused a strike and we did no to want Halkides said. A we just said if that a the Best offer you can make we will take it to the faculty. The faculty Felt they could live with it a he said. Halkides refused to release vote to tals unless authorized by the associations. Acc officials expressed Relief that a settlement was reached and indicated they believe it was fair to both sides. A i think with the financial situation of the College and the Large deficit we have this year it was fair for both William Meints acc controller treasurer and negotiations team member said. Two positive aspects Halkides saw in the contract were the establishment of increments and placing All faculty members on the salary schedule a two issues that delayed a settlement. A ifs not terribly Good but we can live with it Quot he said. Terms of the agreement effective at the beginning of the fall 1982. Term include moving All full time faculty to the next higher salary schedule step or half step a whichever is closer excluding those at the top of the schedules All eligible faculty members excluding new faculty and those at the top of their lanes will be Given a $634 increment increase and following the continued on Page 2 26 pages�?3 sections 92nd year Star Tribune serving the Harvey Markham area sunday november 21, 1982 25 cents per copy no. 94 Harvey Legal Aid office emotions ran High at the wednesday night Board meeting of the Cook county Legal assistance foundation Mccla which attempted to vote on whether to keep the foundations Harvey office open next year. Board member Leonard Karlin top photo with hands on hip san attorney is shown making an impassioned speech stressing the need of Legal service to the poor. Religious leaders who made their Point As Well included the Rev. Or. Louis Toney at Lefta Markham resident and pastor of the Carey Temple ame Church Chicago. The Rev. Or. Toneys address to the Board brought applause from South suburban spectators Bottom Phot who came to the meeting in Chicago Sloop in a bus provided by the Bethlehem Temple missionary Baptist Church in Harvey. Star publications photos by Gary Taylor closing Sparks heated dispute during meeting by Gary Taylor a spiritual if unofficial vote to keep the Harvey office of the Cook county Legal assistance foundation Mcclaf open next year was taken wednesday in the final moments of a raucous Mcclaf governing Board meeting that broke up amid two near fist fights and plenty of shouting to Boot. The Board met in downtown Chicago to discuss ways to keep the Harvey office open after january i 1983. Mcclaf officials had said earlier this year that the Agency a South Branch at 15323 Page Avenue May have to close due to predicted cutbacks in Federal spending. One of the Board members near the end of the wednesday meeting voiced a motion to preserve the Harvey Agency. Although several hands were raised in favor of the move no one could recall who made the motion who seconded the motion or exactly who voted for it. A there definitely was a motion to keep the office open a a said Greg Mchugh Cal aft a acting executive director. But Mchugh who noted that people congratulated him for suggesting the motion and that most appeared Happy about the votes outcome was unable to provide details of the vote. Even Nancy Albrecht a spokesman for the and hoc committee called concerned citizens for the preservation of the Mcclaf office in Harvey was unable to verify the vote. She had taped the meeting and As of thursday could not confirm an official Board tally. Other Board members including attorney Robert Roy doubted whether the vote was official or whether the motion had been made at All. Roy was distracted during the apparent vote by several Board members and spectators who milled around the room As if it were a Senate chamber. Some persons were shouting while Board chairman Katherine Henderson a Harvey resident attempted to restore order by banging the table with an empty re cola can. As the meeting broke up without a motion or vote of adjournment Roy was approached by John Hebert executive director of the foundation s Harvey office. Hebert began to argue with Roy who stood expressionless by the meeting table. Several spectators then had to restrain Hebert As he began raising his fists at Roy As if to scuffle with him. Roy who is on the Board s budget and priorities committee attempted to read his budget report earlier in the session. Roys report explained that the Harvey office could remain open if $80,000 could be trimmed from the foundation s budget by a eliminating Cal aft a travel Bud get estimated to be $17,000 annually. A imposing a lid on Agency wide pay raises. A merging the executive director position with the function of senior attorney. A abolishing the position of Community coordinator. The Community coordinator a position currently is filled by John Hebert who earns a yearly salary of $23,800, according to the report. Mcclaf. Which is about 90 per cent federally funded had estimated a $112,000 deficit earlier in the year but a november to budget committee meeting revised the figure downward. Roy took at least 30 minutes to read his detailed report but members in the audience who came by bus and had to leave Early grew anxious to hear a vote on whether to allow the office to remain open. A you or. Roy Are stalling Quot said Joseph Berry St Phoenix resident who earlier in the meeting had Given a speech Quot on behalf of several thousand senior Board members spent about half an hour trying to extend the meeting past 8 . Andrew Schatz also an attorney Board member moved to extend the meeting Quot by three minutes a a Long enough to permit the Reading of roys report. That suggestion was voiced Down a few times during the session there were two or three motions on the floor at one time. As chairman Henderson continued trying to restore order with her cola can Gavel the meeting grew to a chaotic close. The session however did not Start out disorderly several members of the audience eloquently described How the closing would affect poor people of Cook county. More than a dozen letters of support from elected officials including us Sens. Charles h. Percy a ill and Alan j. Dixon dts were presented to the Board As Well As missives from Harvey mayor James Haines and Markham mayor William Sparger. Nearly half of Cal aft a clients 43 per cent Are serviced by the Harvey office. Three out of to clients go to the foundations office in Evanston with 27 per cent going to the West office in the affluent Chicago suburb of River Forest. Underscoring this Point was Joseph Perry a three term past president of the South Cook county area Agency on aging. He implored the Council to keep the Harvey office alive a where the needs Are greatest for Legal services. A Titi be damned if i can afford to drive people to River Forest the next nearest office a a said Perry who often drives fellow Phoenix residents to grocery stores or other places. The closing of the Harvey office would be too inconvenient for South suburban residents he said. Roy and other members however insist that under the original plan proposed in january Mcclaf attorneys would ride Quot circuit Quot to the South suburbs thus ensuring Legal service for a no one would have had to go to River Forest a Rov said. Gorman sees positive election benefits for republicans by Franklin Shuftan two South suburban Republican leaders Are rebutting Claires that november 2 balloting amounted to a sweeping democratic Victory. Republican committeemen Robert Gorman of Thornton township and Charles Panici of Bloom township both pointed to what they said were positive results for gop candidates. For example despite virtual across the Board losses Gorman declared that his organization survived the november 2 election a quite meanwhile Panici shrugged off defeat by 80th House District Republican candidate Donald Prisco by noting that the Loyal Bloom gop member received a majority in his Home township. With his first general election As committeeman now history Gorman claimed that All told Thornton township republicans were Able to celebrate their share of victories. Gorman based his observation largely on two factors first gov. James Thompson out polled democratic challenger Adlai Stevenson Iii by about 6,000 votes in Thornton second total votes in the township for Republican legislative candidates exceeded those for democrats he contended. Gorman pointed to victories by three Republican candidates who ran in portions of Thornton township sen. William Mahar of Homewood Loleta Didrickson of Flossmoor and rep. Robert Piel of South Holland. All ran in solidly Republican districts that include precincts in the Southwest or Southeastern parts of the township. Also he noted Republican candidates in a hybrid City suburban legislative District carried their far Northern Thornton township precincts Norman Mackay and James Stieman both of Dolton and Janet Sullivan of Riverdale. The latter three however were soundly Defeated by their Chicago based democratic opponents in the 17th Senate 34th and 33rd House districts respectively. In addition three Republican Candi dates lost in the 39th Senate 77th and 78th House districts which lie completely within Thornton township to incumbent democrats Richard Kelly of Hazel Crest Frank Giglio of Calumet City and Terry Steczo of Posen. Because they Cut across the Center of the township Thornton re publicans had focused on those districts and had their biggest a name Quot rep. Philip Collins of Calumet City running there. A the results really weren to much different from what you might have expected right after the remap was approved a Gorman said. A everyone must remember that it was a computer that Drew the new map based on precinct profiles fed to it by the democrats and they did t do us any he admitted that vote totals support one of his pre election fears that a continued on Page 2 arrest pair during attempted burglary two 19-year-old Harvey men were arrested during an attempted Home burglary tuesday and later were charged with the burglary of a second residence according to Harvey police. Darnell b. Hines 15324 Lexington Avenue and Cedric Rice 83 East 151st Street were charged with attempted burglary burglary and Possession of a stolen Auto said investigator Melvin Abbott. Abbott said that Rice and Hines both had a extensive records and were on parole at the time of the arrest. A juvenile also was arrested by police who charged him with the same counts As the other suspects. The three men were taken into custody after police were called to the scene of a burglary in Progress at 15535 Marshfield Avenue. A Chase on foot ensued after the suspects were prevented from boarding their getaway car and the suspects were captured nearby. Abbott said. During statements made to police after their arrest the suspects admitted to taking the 1978 Buick automobile from Chicago Heights. The suspects were charged in con a today in the w Star Tribune Section with a second break in after receiving a report from a resident of 15643 Ashland Avenue who discovered upon returning from work that the Home had been burglarized. Items taken in that looting a including a portable typewriter television set radio and assorted jewelry a were found in the stolen Buick police said. Judge Frank w. Meekins in Cook county sixth District court Markham set Bond at $10,000 for Hines and $30,000 for Rice. The youth is being held in the Audy Home a juvenile detention Center in Chicago. Confidence More than 120 members of the Cook county Forest preserve police took part in an eight Day training course pictured above to instill Confidence in themselves and their fellow officers. Reporter Pete Reynolds and photographer Al Sieb take a look at this program on Page 3. A Star Ann Arvia of Dolton was the female understudy for Quot do Black Patent leather shoes really reflect up a and appeared 300 times on stage in a variety of roles. Marlene Cook profiles this talented actress in today s living Section Page la. Also in living Are or. Rocks review of the latest Rush album Carol Roberts report on Eugene a restaurant and Marlene Cooke a front and Center column. Cage Start while Thornton Community College went out after its second win in As Many starts Friday night school District 205 squads continue to prepare for their thanksgiving Holiday tournament openers. Sports starts on Page 8. Classified.19-24 editorial.4 entertainment.24-26 living.11-14 obituaries.5 sports.8-10 our phone numbers All departments 331-0440 or 755-6161 t

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