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Vo..O«l««nbii* <ato* 43211 North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, September 13,1978 One .Section 14 Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents SP03CMIL PRESENTATION. The Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Stark County, Inc-, alt 6H8 2nd St. NW, Canton, Was presented Hcover High School witih a special consumer education kilt to be used in home economics, social studies, general business and distributive education classes. The presentation was made by Richlaiti Eppstein, president land general manager of the .Stark County Better Business Bureau, to Ted Isue, principal oif Hoover Higlh .School. The kits named "CAVEAT", contain extensive classroom exercises and teaching materials designed to help students understand credit and includes a master package, two workbooks 35 copies of each and a teachers manual. All senior high schools in SUark County will be receiving these kits. COOS is a non-profit community agency which was created t'o educate, counsel and promote the intelligent use df credit. Teachers Are Praised For Their Service Superintendent Joseph James told new and returning teachers in the Retardation school program that their unselfish commitment to meet the needs of retarded youngsters is a shining lightinthedarkness that pervades other school areas. In speaking of the role of education in servingstu- dents with special needs, Dr. James noted, "The students we serve require intense, thoughtful and dedicated service. Teachers' unselfish motivation in bringing out the value and worth of each individual makes this a program admired by all in fields of education." Superintendent James commented that those who cannot give of themselves leave the field and thus the teachers who remain with the program rival all other professions for' their dedication and zeal in perfecting skills and new methods of instruction. He concluded that there is still a lot of ignorance and fear with neighborhoods organizing to exclude the retarded. Parents also need support and encouragement to deal with their special problems with retarded and handicapped youngsters. Supervisor of Schools Bradley Garner explained the new BCP - Behavioral Characteristics Progression programwhichwill result in' specific priorities for each of the 300students in the school. Teachers then divided into groups to plan classroom organization and specific sche-, chiles, for all areas involving severely and profoundly retarded, moderately retarded, therapists roles, music and physical development. Classes in the Stark County Board of Mental Retardation schools begin September 6th. SWORN IN. Donald L Quinn of 855 Ninth St., NE, was, sworn into office as a member oif the Plumbing Board of Examiners by Mayor Dennis Grady on September 6. Mr. Quinn will complete the unexpired tertn of Paul Sponseller, serving until December 31, 1978. Quinn served with itihe Army Air Force in the SoulrJh Pacific during World War II. He and his wife, Emma, have been" residents of North Oanton since 1961 and are the parentis of five children. Works By Four Artists On Display At Little Art Gallery A collection of oil paintings and pottery, representing the works of four artists, will be exhibited in the Lftltle Art/ Gallery, of the North Oanton Ld- foflary. A reception to mark the opening will be held Sundlay ajeternoon, Sept. 17 from 2 to 4 pirn. Refreshments will be served by Wb.e Friends of the OMe Art Gallery. The public is invited (to meet the Moon, Jack Richard, Paul Strisik and Don Stone. He has exhibited in Ohio, and Oil paintings by Felicia Fabinak, Madelon Roberts and Hal Sweitzer, and pottery created by Rosemary Shahan comprise the exhibit, which may be seen during regular library hours through October 18. Felicia Fabinak of Canton primarily paints landscapes and birds. She is a graduate of the Famous Artist Schools and has studied with Revington Arthur, Jean McCrae, and Henry Gasser. She has studied photo - coloring and has designed greeting cards. Currently Mrs. Fabinak restores oil paintings and gilt frames for a local sales gallery. She participates regularly in many arts and crafts shows. Madelon Roberts, also of Canton, studied at Mount Marie and with Clyde Singer and Stanaslaus Novotny. She enjoys painting children's faces, clowns and flowers. She has had two previous one-womanshows at the Gallery and her work has won recognition such as Best of Show, Ethel Pfouts and Garden Club a- wards at the Canton Art Institute. Hal Sweitzer resides in Alliance and is credit manager for a local manufacturing and hasbeenpainting landscapes and seascapes as an avocation since then. He has studied with Marc Pennsylvania and has many ribbons to his credit. An active member of the Alliance Art Center, he has served as its President, Art Education Director and teacher. Hal's enthusiasm for the sea has resulted in many seascapes of various moods from both the East and West coasts. A European trip produced scenes from Switzerland, France and Italy. North Canton's Rosemary Shahan began making pottery in 1974 at the Canton Art Institute where she studied with Kevin McCarthy, Tore Djupedal and Frances Lehnert. She worked and fired her pots at the C.AJ. until this year when she set up a studio at home. She is a charter member of the Canton Potters Guild. Mrs. Shahan's work has been shown in Guild shows at the Little Art Gallery, C.AJ. and Massillon Mu- iseum. Her pots have been accepted in the Little Art Gallery May Shows and this year won apurchaseaward. Currently, her efforts are in the direction of nan- built sculpture with ash glazes; and functional ware with stamped patterns. She will exhibit mostly stoneware, Hoover Band Places Second At Tournament On Saturday, Sept. 9, the Hoover High School Marching Band participated inthe Annual Western Reserve Tournament of Bands which was held at Wadsworth. There were a total of 19 bands which performed in' the parade competition ln the afternoon and also in the field competition in the evening. The Hoover percussion section placed second out of 18 with a score of 89.5, and the Hoover majorettes placed third out of 17 with a score of 74.9. The Hoover High School Marching Band entered the open classification which is for the largest schools and bands. Hoover's Marching Band received the second place trophy for its field competition. Tlie band performed the themes from "Chips," "Tonight," from West Side Story, "Mala- guena," and the theme from 'Stark Trek." The next competition which the Hoover High School Marching Band will be entering is on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Louisville Constitution Day Parade and Marching Band Competitions. The parade will begin at 3 p.m. and the field competitions will begin at 6:30 p.m. § Gregg W. Kyle, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Kyle of 932 Orchard Ave., received a bachelor of'arts degree from Hiram College. He majored in biology. NC Man Heads Tusc. Valley Junior High Joseph Rumancik of 516 Winston Ave. NE has accepted theposittonofTusc. .Valley Junior High School principal. His duties also consist of responsibilities of the Title Programs. Mr. Rumancik has 18 years of experience in education as a teacher, counselor, assistant principal, and principal of the 8th and 9th grade unit. He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education in 1960 from West Virginia University in Morgantown.'W. Va.; earned his Master of Education Degree in Guidance and Counselingin 1969 from Edinboro State College in Edinboro, Pa.; and earned his Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Administration in 1976 from Kent State University. He also has attended Mathematics Summer Institute at Kent State University, Baldwin - Wallace College in Berea and Madison College in Harrisonburg, Va. Mr. Rumancik's wife Dolores is a teacher in the Plain Local School District. Their children are David, Mark and Chad. Mr. Rumancik is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Ohio Association of Secondary Principals, O.E.A. and NJE.A. City To Get New Equipment; Zone Change Request Tabled Hoover Historical Center Schedules Sunday Hours New Sunday hours are being scheduled e!i The Hoover Company's new Historical Center in addition to the regular weekday times because of steady traffic. Over 2,000 employees and other visiltors have gone through tlhe museum since it was opened eariy tot month. Standing September 17 rtlhe Center will be open on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. It is open regularly on Weekdays from 1 to 5 p.m. The new Historical Center is located, in what was the original Hoover family farm home at 3225 Eastern Street, near •the North Market Avenue intersection. The restored home contJains an extensive collection of antSque and early elec- Itric cleaning devices as well as furniture and housewares of the fete Victorian (Period when the home was built. An older adjoining building, once used as a home, has also been restored for showing a film on the company's history and displaying equipment used in a farm tannery of the period. The family tannery business, originally conducted on the farm, Was later moved into North Canton and became The Hoover Company. Two Proposed Amendments To City Charter Eight Students Are Exchange Students A number of local high school students will bestu- dying in foreign countries through this year's Rotary International Exchange Program. They are Randal Cizek of 2551 Grove St. NE, Glen Oak, going to Australia; Peter DlGiacomo of 1344 Devon. Dr. NE, GlenOak, gojng-ioijapan; LaurieKtn- dy of 1570 Wilbur Dr. NE, Hoover, going to Finland, Kimberly Krick of 302 Winston Ave. NE, Central Catholic, goingtoBrazil; Robert Neifert of 5450 Cherokee Dr. NW, Jackson, going t Sweden; Lewis Roth of 5328 Cherokee Ave. NW, GlenOak, going to Japan; Janet Tewksbury of 1110 Woodrow St. NW, Hoover, going to Sweden; and Dana Werstler of 862 Oakrldge St. SW, Hoover, going to Australia. ' Sponsored by local Rotary clubs, each student will live with a host family in one of 16 countries involved in the program. Aims of the program are to teach students a valuable new language and tolerance for others, as well as to help them realize that students and people the world over have many of thesame hopes and ambitions. A total of 59 students have been sponsored by clubs in Rotary District 665 this year, "in exchange" for 65 foreignstu- dents coming here. Most of the U.S.students are juniors and all must be in the upper third of his or her class. There is no requirement that a student be from a Rotarian family. Applications are now a- vailable for 1979 exchanges in January and August from local Rotary Clubs in Canton, North Canton, Massillon, Alliance, Louisville, Jackson - Belden, Minerva, Perry Heights, Hartville, Canal Fulton and Malvern. Applications also will be available at allStark County high schools in September. Local interviews will be scheduled inlateSeptember and early October. Final selection for 1979 will be made Nov. 5. North Canton City Councilmen adopted six pieces of legislation Monday evening, Sept. 11 and tabled one piece concerning a zone i change request. Tabled was the zone change request by Frank (Francis for two lots on the north side of Easthill St. SE from R-70 Single Family Residential fo R- 2F Two Family Residential. The item was tabled when Council learned Mr. Francis wished to withdraw his request. Council did adopt & zone change request for property on the south side of Applegrove St. NW from R-2F Two Family Residential District to NB Neighborhood Business District?. In other addon, Council: AGREED to advertise and receive bids and enter into a contract,for the purchase of 1 police cruiser, two 3/44on 4- wheei drive trucks with plow, two compact automobiles, on 2%-ton dump truck with ploy, one por- ifapateher and one small, vibratory roller. The estimated cost for all this equipment is $71,700.00. d Taylor Gets Post With North Canton Mayor Dennis Grady announced the appointment of R. Ed Taylor as the new supervisor of pumping and supplies at the City's water treatment plant. Previous to his appointment in North Canton, Taylor was on the staff of the City of Kent water treatment plant forthepast three and one - half years. He is a member of the American Water Works Association and holds a Class in certification from the Ohio Environmental Protection A- gency. After pre - engineering studies at Kent State Uni - versity Taylor served three years in the U.S. Army and was discharged as a lieutenant with service in Vietnam. The Council of the City of North Canton adopted Ordinance No. 104-78, Aug. 28, providing for an election on proposed amendments to the Charter of the City of North Canton on November 7, 1978. In order to maintain an informed constituency, the following is a summary of the proposed Charter a- mendments: (1) Amends the time period between the election of the Council members and Mayor of the City of North Canton and the date said officials take office (lame duck period) from January 1 to December 1, subsequent to the General Election, to become effective upon the date ofthe General Election in the year 1981. Amends the date of the Organizational Meeting (inauguration ceremony of elected officials) from January 1 to December l.tobecome effective upon the date of the General Election in the year 1981, and (2) Provides that a vacancy in the Office of Vice President of Council shall be filled from among all of its members, as opposed to the vacancy being filled from only Councilman-at- Large. This amendment is necessary so that it is consistent with the recently amended (November 1977) organizational provision of Charter which permits the President and/or Vice President of Council to be elected from among all of the Council members. Computer Organ Installed At Bethany Church The dedication and recital of the Allen Computer Organ at Bethany United Methodist Church, 3906 Easton St. NE, was held Sunday, Sept. 10. W.Robert Morrison provided the dedication music recital. The computerized A lien Organ System 301-3 was installed by James Cald- wekk ofthe AllenOrganCo. E. Robert Smeltzer is pastor of the church. AMENDED a section of an ordinance adopted by Council in October, 1975, establishing rates for rentlal of the North Oanton Civic Center. The rates are as follows: adjust the rate of the Crystal Room to $20.00 on weekends, leaving weekdays the same; adjust ordinance to read Mack Room (combination of the Gold, Green and South rooms) weekdays at $40.0Q.; adjust the or- di'ance to read the Mack Room Saturday, Sunday and Holidays alt $50.00; any three rental rooms shall constitute rental of the complete facility at $125.00. AUTHORIZED the Sup- plemenlfJal appropriation of funds ($5,000) from the Federal Revenue Sharing Trust Fund Ho the, 1978 Paving Program. HEARD Mayor Dennis Grady read a letter from an area resident thanking and praising the North Canton Emergency Medical Service for their prompt and professional service. The Mayor also stated he has received over a dozen letters like this one from residents in the last" 4-5 months.. WAS visited: by some students from Mr. Kfofe- miller's government class at the North Canton Junior High. SET the next regular Council meeting for Monday, Sept. 25 ait 7 p.m. In Oouncil Chambers. ADJOURNED to executive session concerning personnel matters. 'BARBERSHOP SINGERS COXMTJasr. .vne city of Canton and the Canton Chapter Barbershop Singers' are hosting the Eastern Divisional Contest for Barbershop Choruses and Quartets on September 15 and 16. In recognition of the convention, Mayor Stanley Cmich is proclaiming that the area of 17th St. NW and Blake Ave. in Canton will be named "Harmony Lane" for the week of September 11 thru 17. Pictured here partioipa'ting in the dedication of 'Harmony Dane" are (left to right) John Kirk - P.R. Director, Stanley Omich, Mayor of Canton, Bill Hasler, and Ar1: Boring Committee members, George Hildreth, Convention Chairman, and Richard Watkins, Councilman. Convention participants will be coming from three states; Ohio, Pennslyvania, and West Virginia, numbering about 1200. For those desiring to attend €he contest, to be performed in the Umstattd Performing Arts Hall in Canton McKinley High School, ■tickets will be available at the door. Quartets begin at 1 p.m. and Chorsus begin at '8 p.m.
|Title||The Sun, 1978-09-13|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|
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