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%? <fe '<?. *fe *i Vol. 51 -No. 24 ®itJ> One Section North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, April 10, 1974 16 Pages Completely Local News Ten Cents Public Hearing Tuesday READY FOR THE HUNT. Pictured here with Peter Rabbit are Tracy Canter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Les Canter of 6770 Lake Cable Ave. NW and GregKreit- er, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kreiter of 1530 21st St. NE, Canton. The North Canton Jaycees will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt for area children this year Saturday, Apr. 13 at Dogwood and Price Parks at 2 p.m. Peter Rabbit will be in person passing out candy at both parks. Mike Lewis, this year's chairman has announced that the hunt is open to youngsters through age 12. At each park, the children will be-bfokeixdown, into. l~Z^tf^»ti&l!!l.r)&Agfs grqnps,:Jpecial prizes will be given in each group for those gathering the most candy. Jaycees Donate $300 To Local School Bond Issue Committee On Tuesday, Apr. 4, at the McDonaldsville Inn, the North Canton Jaycees voted to donate $300 to the local School Bond Issue Committee. Speaking to the Jaycees about the issue were James(Brandau, School Superintendent and Chuck Gulling, the School Board President. In other items of new business, the by-laws were revised and nominations were opened for officers who will be elected on May 7. Guests at the meeting included 12 members of the Canton Jaycees and four members of the Bucyrus Jaycees. Dr. Richard Longbrake spoke to the group on what Jaycees has meant to him: He showed the plaque given to him by the Ohio Jaycees as one ofthe Five Outstanding Young Men in the State and thanked the Jaycees for making it possible. In project reports, Marty Johnson mentioned that a meeting of the July 4 Parade Committee will be City Officials, Industrial Park Discuss Suit North Canton City officials met last Wednesday, , Apr. 3 with North Canton Industrial Park officials to discuss the Industrial Park's claim that the City owes $18,447 for tying into their private sewer line. Mayor David Johnson said the City will offer a compromise proposal soon in the 2-year-old dispute over the amount North Canton owes the Industrial Park for tapping into the private line. The sewer line serves the City water treatment plant built on 22 acres in Jackson Township adjacent to the Industrial Park. City officials stated at Wednesday's meeting, they have no intentions of developing the .19.5 acres. They had offered at an earlier ' date to pay $1,000 for the sewer tapping since, according to City officials, onlv a few toilets and sinks held on April 10. Johnson also announced that he will be running for the State Office of District Vice President. Other projects in the near future will be Sandman on May 18 andSpe- cial Olympics. The Special Olympics project will have a swimming event in May, a picnic on June 2 and the track events on June 8. The Jaycee Fair will run for one week beginning on June. 10 and the Learn to Swim Program at the YMCA will run that same week from June 10 to June 14. Safety Town will begin this year on June 17 and registration will begin shortly. Ted Swaldo reported that about $1,500 worth of merchandise was delivered to the at the water plant are tied into the Industrial Park sewer. The Industrial Park has filed suit against the- City of North Canton for the $18,447. The Park has asked for a $399-an-acre hook-up fee. (Continued to Page'2) Space Is Now Available For Jaycee Fair The annual North Canton Jaycee Fair wil begin on Monday, June 10, and run through Saturday, June 15. Any persbn or group outside the Jaycees that wishes to participate in the Fair should contact either Exhibition Tent Chairman, Jim Jester (494-5498), Service Club Outdoor Space Chairman, Dave Metro (499-8078) or Concessions Outdoor Space Chairman, Dave Metro (499-8078) or Concessions Outdoor Space Chairman, John Graybill (499-7539). Applecreek token store. Vice President Marty Johnson and Bill Galderise competed against each other in the Local Jaycee "Speak-up" contest. The winner will be announced at the installation banquet on May 25. President Tom Haynes announced that Marty Johnson was selected for the "Spark-Plug" award given to the outstanding local Jaycee who has been an active member for over a year. Ted Swaldo was given the "Spoke" award for the outstanding first year Jaycee. NC Swimmers Win Ribbons, Medals at Meet A group of swimmers from the North Canton Y. Swim Team traveled to Mansfield on April 6 and 7 to compete in the Friendly House AAU Spring Invitational Meet. They returned with several medals and ribbons. Competing in the 9 and 10 year old age group, Betsy Bing placed fourth in the butterfly, and Jenny Hirt took a sixth place ribbon in (Continued to Page 2) April Is Industrial Safety Month North Canton's Mayor, along with the Ohio's Governor Gilligan, proclaims April as Industrial Safety Month. The Proclamation reads that the 44th annual All- Ohio Safety Congress and Exhibit sponsored by the Division ofSafety and Hygiene of the Industrial /Commission of Ohio, will be held, in Columbus April 16,17 and 18. Mayor Johnson asks that all those working in the field of industrial safety make a special effort to take advantage of the opportunity for -education and inspiration afforded by the All-Ohio Safety Congress and Exhibit. Council Learns Of Proposal To Narrow N. Cleveland Ave. Members of North Canton City Council learned ofa special public hearing to be held at Greentown Elementary School Tuesday evening, Apr. 16 at 7:30 p.m. City Engineer J. Dennis Flechtner informed Councilmen the public hearing concerned the narrowing of Cleveland Ave., from Orion Road north to the County Line. The road would be reduced from the present 40-feet-wide, four lanes to 26-feet-wide and only two lanes. Council president Charles B. Strausser said North Canton Councilmen will be present at the public hearing and, in his opinion, will speak against the proposed narrowing of the much used highway. Ward 3 Councilman David Clark reported toCoun- cil that the Transportation Committee, of which he is chairman, met recently to reivew the status and possible extension of the North Canton bus line. Robert Kessler, manager of Canton Regional Transit Authority informed the Committee that the ridership had increased as a result of the one-week free bus service provided for North Canton residents. James Artzner and Arthur Tibbs, both of the Human Development Council, said that the Council in Canton has a bus which it has obtained from the federal government and the Council would like to use to transport residents of the intercityCantonarea to Belden Village who are employed or would like to be employed by Belden Village. It was recommended to the Human Development Council that they contact the Regional Transit Authority with their information and determine the willingness of the Regional Transit Authority to schedule bus service -to Belden Village with the Council's bus. Mayor David W. Johnson presented gold key chains to five girls, students at North Canton Junior High, for their project of collecting recycleable paper throughout the Junior High building. The girls are Jane Schaub, Debbie Blair, Gigi David, Nancy Vandayburg and Lisa Swearengin. The young ladies have so far since September, collected 151 boxes of paper totaling 1,453 pounds andare hoping to reach a ton by the end of this school year. Every class at the Junior High has an ecology box which the fjrihi tuee The North Canton Ministerial Association will sponsor two Community Holy Week Services. The first will be Wednesday, Apr. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 415 S. Main St. A chancel drama entitled "The Willow-Winding Path" will be presented by the Morality Players. A community choir will also sing two anthems under the direction of Mrs, Charles Snyder. James Roth will be organist. The Community Good' Friday Services, April 12, will be held at Faith United Methodist Church, 300 9th St. NW from 1 to 2 p.m. Pastors Edgar Jones and Warner Seibert of Zion United Church of Christ will present a sermon, dialogue entitled "Lord, Is It I?" -Maundy Thursday- Many churches include the symbolic commemoration ofTheLastSupperwith Maundy Thursday Communion. There will be a quiet Communion Service at Zion Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Faith United Methodist will hold Maundy Thursday Services, Communion and a portrayal of the Last Supper at 7:30 p, m. North minster Presbyterian Church will beholding a special candlelight Holy Communion Service at 7:30 p.m. Communion . will be served at Holy Cross at 7:30 p.m. Zion United will hold a special Holy CommunionServiceat 7:30 p.m. Their communion will be served around fel lowship tables. St. Mark's Episcopal Church will have a Passover Supper at 6 p. m. and Holy Communion at 7:30 p.m. Other churches with special Communion Services Thursday are Grace United Methodist, Community Christian, Trinity Baptist, Congregational United Church of Christ and John Knox Presbyterian Church. -Good Friday- • Good Friday evening events include WorshipSer- vice and Holy Communion at Zion Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m. Holy Cross will hold a special WorshipSer- vice at 7:30 p.m. John Knox Church will have Communion Service of Worship at 7 p.m. -Sunrise Services- A number of churches will have special Sunrise Services Easter morning. Faith United Methodist Church will have a 6:30 p. m. Sunrise Service by the Senior UMYF at Dogwood Park. Grace Grethren will have a Sunrise Service at 8 a.m. and feature an Eas ter Cantata at T-Jj.m.-entitled "Hallelujah for the Cross." Easter Day Services at Community Christian Church will begainat6 a.m. with Sunrise Services at Price Park. At their 10 a. m. service, the Brass Choir of Mt. Union College will accompany the con- gregationsl singing and play several special numbers. Karl Kandel is conductor. Sermon topic Easter Sunday will be "Life Expectancy." Church of the Nazarene in Greentown will go to a 6:30a.m. Community Sunrise Service at the Church of God in Greentown. Zion Lutheran Church will have a special 6:30 a.m. WorshipService. Zion United Church of Christ will have a 6 a.m. Sunrise Sevice. The youth will provide the congregation with aSunrise Worship Service in the courtyard of the church. Grace United VIethodist will feature an outdoor Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. John Kno»Pres- (Continued to page 2) girls collect and take to history teacher John Thomas who weighs them and delivers the paper to the ecology center. The key rings which the Mayor presented were engraved with the North Canton Junior High Motto "Confidence and Progress with People." The Mayor also readand presented a copy ofa Proclamation to the St. Paul's Catholic Youth Council for their $150 donation to the Emergency Medical Services vehicle. In other action, Council: APPROVED the membership and general admission rates for the Municipal Swimming Pool for the 1974 season. ACCEPTED the application for annexation of 4.35 acres in the Hyacinth Park area to the City. AGREED that professional services be provided by Walter M. DraneCo., for the City. AUTHORIZED the purchase of a grader, a 1/2 ton pick up truck, a 1 1/2 ton dump truck and a backhoe for the Street Department; the transfer of funds forap- portionment for expenses during 1974; to purchase a 1/2 ton survey truck for the Engineering Department; to purchase a backhoe and two 6 cylinder 1/2 ton pickup trucks for the Water Department; to advertise for bids for the construction of the Charlotte Street N.W. Improvement Project; to advertise for bids for the construction on Ream Ave. NW from Portage N.W. north to connect with Charlotte St. NW; to advertise for bids for the scarifying of Porgage St. from Lindy Lane east to Ream Street Dead-End; to enter into a contract with Friedl and Harris for engineering and surveying services for the S. E.Curb and Gutter Project and the issuance of bonds to pay Kindergarten Registration North Canton Public Schools kindergarten registration will be held at all elementary schools Monday, Apr. 22 at 1 p.m. Children must be five years old by September 30 and live within the North Canton School District. property owners a portion of Hyacinth Park Project, Chatham Hills Project and Everhard Road Project. ENTERED into an easement agreement with the Ohio Power Co. in regard to the easement on Way view St. in Jackson Township. The Ohio Power owns the land the North Canton water line crosses the land. Ohio Power gave the City an easement at no cost. ACCEPTED the dedication of the streets as shown on the plat of Northbury Knolls Allotment No. 2. LEARNED $1,070 was collected in Mayor's Court during March. ASSURED by City Administrator Cliff Gehrum that the tires on Schneider St. SE will be cleared. The company said they will have weekly pickup of the tires. SET a public hearing for Triple R Development May 27 at 6:30 p.m. before the regular council meeting. SET the next regular Council meeting for Monday, Apr. 22 at 7 p.m. Two public hearings will precede the meeting at 6:30 and 6:45 p.m. Co-Winners Names In Speech Contest Edgar Davis Jr. of 3451 Norman Ave. NW, Canton, and Forrest Roush of 509 Sixth St. W. were co-winners in the Local Area 6 Toastmasters International Spring Speech Contest recently at Shady Hollow Country Club. Mr. Davis spoke on "Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott?" and Mr. Roush talked on "An Extra Measure of Patience." They will compete in the Division A Contest April 17 in North Canton. The three local clubs participating were McKinley, American Legion and Triangle. Mr. Davis rep- presented Triangle and Mr. Forrest is a member of American Legion. The international organization is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Members are provided with training in public speaking and leadership. MARCH TO NEW HOME. Members of Trinity Baptist Church marched to their new church, located at 1211 E. Maple St., last Sunday Apr. 7. Leading the congregation and transporting the pulpit is Trinity Baptist's pastor, Rev. E. Harris Paulson. The church mem bers, totaling approximately 100, walked as families and carried palms, in observance of Palm Sunday. Members have been meeting, in Clear- mount Elementary School for the past 8 years. The first services in the new house of worship will be this Sunday, Easter Sunday, Apr. 14.
|Title||The Sun, 1974-04-10|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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