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■Lib ,°-f a<V Vol. 55-No. 16 North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, February, 15, 1978 One Section 12 Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents HELPING THE HANDICAPPED. The North Canton Rotary Clulb has formed a new committee called the North Canton Area Aid the Handicap which is being chaired by Mark DeChellis. Committee members prepared a letter and descriptive insert about how the Rotary Club has been sponsoring two swim classes at the North Canton Community Building for students with learning disabilities and retarded children and how the club purchased an electric typewriter for Ruth Young, who lives at St. Luke's Lutheran Home and is completely paralyzed from her neck down but can type by placing a peg in her mouth and pushing the keys with the peg. In the picture above, members of the North Canton Rotary Club stuffed 6,500 envelopes with the letters and sent them to all persons in the North Canton School District and surrounding areas to solicit funds. All money collected through this fund raising drive will remain in the North Canton community and will be used to help the handicapped here. WTNDbW DISPLAY. In observance of "Scout Week", Troop 1 and Pack 1, sponsored by Zion United Church of Christ, have placed a window display at Baker's Interiors, 400 S. Main St. Theme of the display is "The Wonderful World of Scouting". It was designed by Karen Speel- man with assistance from Otlhella Smith and Mary Jo Boettler. North Canton EMS Provides First-Rate Care For You Dr. R. A. Crowley of the University of Maryland Hospital states "Only when every American has access to first-rate emergency care will we have satisfied ■the most urgent demand of our current crisis in health care, and guaranteed to the consumer the most fundamental right of all- r<tihe right to life". For the past four years, many of the citizens of North Canton have adopted this philosophy. The members of the North Canton Emergency Medical Service realize that unless first-rate emergency medical care can be administered efficiently and effectively, the citizens of this community are going to suffer. Editors's Note: The following was prepared by Jody L. Hudson, a member of the North Canton Emergency Medical Service). Twenty - seven of North Canton's already active citizens have committed their lives to seeing that life-saving care is available to everyone. The commitment takenisnotasmall one. The EMS is composed of people who are actively involved in their own pro fessions. All the EMSper- sonnel have a full-time job, which involves aminiumum of 40 hours a week, and in addition to jobs, most have families to be concerned with school, church activites and other social involvements. When talking about a commitment to the Emergency Medical Services, what is meant. Before even stepping into the ambulance, over 76 hours oi Helms Return To Zion Church Duringienten Celebration The Zion United Church of Christ congregation welcomes the Rev. Doctor and Mrs. Paul Helm to i share in their Lenten Celebration. Dr. and Mrs. Paul Helm served Zion United Church of Christ at 415 Si M!ain St. for many years. They come here from The First Reformed United Church of Christ in Lexington, N.C. Dr. and Mrs. Helm will be guests of honor at a Pot-Luck dinner which will begin at 6:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The congregation hopes to have friends and parishioners share in this time of renewal of friendship with the Helms. After the dinner, those attending will go to the Sanctuary for a service of worship. Dr. Helm will speak on the Topic, "/. Meditation From Beneath the Cross." Beginning Feb. 15 the Women's Guild and Men's Bible Class will be holding their Annual Wednesday morning Fellowship Breakfasts. The Men's Breakfast will be held from 7-7:45 a.m. in the Youth Room. The Women's Breakfast will be held from 9-10 a.m. in the Youth Room. classroom training is required by the State of Ohio. Upon satisfactory completion of the Emergency Victim Care course, 20 hours of in-hospital training, and six hours of Vital Signs Training is required. All of the clinical and didactic training is done at the trainees expense and on his own time. No monetary rewards are given. Once these inital 116 hours are completed, a period of observation on the ambulance, again at one's own time, has to be completed. At the end of this time, which is approximately 10 months, commitment really begins. Upon being sworn in as a member of the North Canton Emergency Medical'Service, one automatically dedicates a minimum of 88 hours a month to this volunteer organization. In addition to a 40 hour work week and the responsibilities involved with families and children, the time one volunteers to the Emergency Medical Service is certainly an act of dedication and love. Of the 88 hours mentioned above, 84 of those hours are spent "on call", which means that the individual has tobeintheCityofNorth Canton andincloseproxim- ity to the City Hall where the ambulance is stored, during the entire time. The 84 hours are broken up into 12-hour shifts a day for seven days in a row out of every 30 days each month. A shift runs from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and another crew begias at (Continued on page 2) 'Russia' Is Topic Of NC Rotary Club Mel Herncane of Massillon will speak on Russia at the Thursday, Feb. 16 meeting of the North Canton Rotary Club. Members and guests will meet at Community Christian Church for the 6:30 p.m. dinner meeting. Dr. James Brandau will give the invocation and Lloyd Baskin will be song leader. Mr. Herncane has made two visits to Russia, the most recentbelnglnMarch, 1977. He is a gorvenment teacher in Jackson Township and is president of Massillon City Council. Board members are re-i minded of the February Board meeting this Thursday, at 8 p.m. Harold Royer still needs housing for three men who will be here from Mexico of April 2, 3 and 4. Upcoming events include a change in meeting place on March 16 when North Canton Rotary Club members will travel to Millers Restaurant at Walnut Creek. Ladies and guests are invited. On March 30 the local club will have a Million Dollar Meal and Auction. The Annual District Conference is April 14 and 15 at Atwood Lake Lodge. Sometime This Summer Main Street Will Get New Asphalt Surface North Canton City Councilmen adopted a piece ot legislation Monday evening, Feb. 13 to contract for the milling and profiling of Main Street, from the south corporation limit at 50th Street on the south to Applegrove Street on the north. During the February 6 meeting of the Street and Alley Committee and the Finance and Property Committee, Joe Caizzo from Chapin & Chapin, Inc., of Norwaik, o., presented a film snowing the performance of the CMI Roto- Mlll Pavement Profiler in operation on numerous projects throughout the United States. A discussion with the Administration and Council N. Main To Get Repairs North Main Street will be' resurfaced from just south of the square to near the Post Office at a cost of $72,000. North Canton City Council agreed recently tospend about$26,000 for a new cold and relatively dust-free method of removing old blacktop. The remaining cost is for the paving. 78 Young Citizens Award Program Now Underway The Board of Trustees, of the Young Citizens Award, announces the new 1976 Young Citizens Award Program. Any studentiif grades 9 through 12 residing in the North Canton School District may be nominated for an award. ■ following thefllmpresenta- tion resulted in the Finance Committee approving a request from the Administration for legislation authorizing advertising, receiving bids and contracting for the milling and profiling of Main Street this summer. the asphalt surface on Main Street with the CMI Roto- Mill Pavement Profiler, a new asphalt surface will be applied with City work forces. Council also passed an ordance adopting the Ohic Fire Code and establishing a Bureau of Fire Prevention. This piece of legislation enables the City to enforce reasonable Are prevention measures without relying on support of the State Fire Marshall's office. AUTHORIZED the Administration to advertise, receive bids and contract for,the purchase of 37 tone alerters for the Fire Department at an estimated cost of $9,000. The purchase will be funded from appropriatioas to the Capital Improvement Fund. OKAYED the supplemental appropriation to the No. 20 Water Revenue Fund in the total amount of $30, 000. to replace the present 2-inch water line on Lois Avenue, with a 6-inch line, to eliminate rust problems residents have been experiencing. AGREED to make payment of a moral claininthe amount of $351.66 to James E. Ritchie, 614 N. MainSt., for sewer cleaning and removal of equipment from the sewer line. The City had investigated the sewer problem and it was found that the sewer collapsed. The City replaced the broken sewer line andMr.Ritchie was reimbursed $351. 66 which represents his costs in attempting to eliminate the problem. ADOPTED an ordinance establishing the rates to be charged for laboratory services performed by the Water Treatment Plant of the City of North Canton in the amount of $12.00 for the single one-time test and $8.00 per sample and on contractual basis. LEARNED that the Ohio Department of Transportation has submitted consent legislation to be passed by the NorthCantonCity Council for the Applegrove improvement project. This project will consist of drawing plans and specifications for a four - lane widening of Applegrove St. between Main Street and Pittsburg Ave., along with a new alignment between Pittsburg Ave. and Whipple Ave. RECEIVED a letter from the Stark County Area Transportation Study and learned the traffic count at Easthill and South Mainwill be included in the traffic counting programbeginning in May. LEARNED from Glen Forney, Director of North Canton's disaster defense unit, that the City is in need of folding cots and blankets. The committee has asked the administration for an update of this unit and Is in hopes that some organization mightbe willing to help the City obtain these items. SET the next regular Council meeting for Monday, Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. In Council Chambers. Party Banquet Re-Scheduled The Stark County Republican Party's 33rd annual McKinley banquet has been re-scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 28 in Canton Memorial Civic Center. Severe weather problems forced postponement ofthe dinner, according to Republican Chairman Robert E. Levitt. Speaker will beUJS.Con- gressman Jack Kemp of New York. All tickets beingheldwill be honored and additional tickets may be obtained at Republican Headquarters. Recognition will be given to all qualified young men and women. A special a- ward for outstanding citizenship will be given to 5 nominees in grade 12, 4 3 nominees each in grades 9 and 10. After a nomination is received, the nominees will be asked to submit additional information about their activities. All nominees will then be interviewed by a panel of judges and the special award winners will be chosen on the basis of good citizenship and communityservice. All awards will be presented at the Awards Night Program to be held in their honor on April 29, at the Hoover High North Campus. Nominations should be submitted possible. Forms are available at Hoover High School (North and South) offices, North Canton Junior High office, North Canton City Hall and the North Canton YMCA. Return all Nomination Forms to the Young Citizens Award, P.O. Box 2112 North Canton, Ohio. Community Lenten Service At Zion UCC February 21 The Community Lenten Services, an annual series of special worship services, will have its second series Tuesday evening, Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Zion United Church of Christ, 415 S. Main St. Dr. Abraham Brandy- berry, will be the guest speaker at this service. His sermon subject will be "Christian: The Reclamation of a Definition!". Special music will feature a fifteeen minute organ meditation beginning at 7:15 p.m. by William Holby, Organist. The Zion United Church of Christ Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Jan Snyder, willsingfor the service. The officiating clergyman will be Dr. John Adams, Pastor of Zion United Church of Christ. The offerings taken at all services will be used for the programs of the Council of Churches of Central Stark County. These Community-Wide Lenten Services are sponsored by the Council of Churches of Central Stark County and Church Women United. These service s are a part of the program of the City Wide Activities Division of the Council. Rev. W. Neil Hand, Pastor of Falrmount Park United Presbyterian Church, is the chairman of the Community Lenten Services Committee. The public is invited to attend these Tuesday evening Lenten Services. A fellowship hour will behfld each Tuesday evening immediately following the service. OUTSTANDING COMPETITION. Distributive Education's District 15 Competitive Activities were held Wednesday, Feb. 1 at the R. G. Drage Career Education Center. Hoover High School's Distributive Education students won the following: (seated from 1. to r.) Lynn Bethel, first place in Sales Demonstration, employed by Chess King; Andrienne Hensley, second in Finance & Credit, employed by Sears, Roebuck, & Co.; (standing back row 1. to r.) Loree Pinazza, third plate in Food Service, employed by Richman Bros.; Jan Hawk, first in Free Enterprise, employed by Sears, Roebuck. & Co.; Cheryl Cicci, first in Team Decision Making, employed by M. O'Neil Co.; Lori Farber, first in Team Decision Making, employed by M. O'Neil Co.; Karen Santelle, first in Public Speaking, employed by Sears, Roebuck, & Co.; Cheryl Duraski, first in Team Decision, employed by M. O'Neil Co.; Bob Webster, first place in Business Mathematics, employed by Sears, Roebuck, & Co.; Connie Scho- field, second in Marketing & Distribution Test, employed by Roger's Jewelry; and Kim Mohler. fourth in Business Vocabulary, employed by M. O'Neil Co. The Hoover High DECA also took the first place Chapter Award. BARBERSHOP QUARTET. The Antique Show, District Medalist Barbershop Quartet, will certainly charm Che audience when they perform March 1? and 18 at William E. Um- stattd Auditorium. They are (I. to r.) Darryl Flinn, Dick Jones, Ralph Shonk, and Tom Remark. All four are members of the Canton Chapter of S.P.E.B.S.Q.S.A. and the Hall of Fame Chorus. Their act will come as part of 'That Saturday Matinee Musical Comedy Old- Time Variety Show," The 1978 production sponsored by the Barbcrshoppers Society, tiek- ets are by reservation only.
|Title||The Sun, 1978-02-15|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|