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, ,i, .iii,,;,;-,;,--- a ■?2 North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, March 28, 1979 Completely Local News One Section 18 Pages Fifteen Cents Questions Administrators Residence 'Needless Use Of Public Funds' Says Former Councilman Raye Friends Of The Little Art Gallery Membership Drive The Friends of the Little Art Gallery ("FLAG) are conducting a membership drive. Special invitations 'Wave 'been mailed to prospective members by Mrs. R. C. Werstler, chairman of the membership drive. Membership is open to anyone interested in the little Art Gallery, located in the North Canton , Library. Nortih Canton City Council heard from Les Raye, a (former Councilman, at their Monday, Mar. 25 mete*ing. Mr. Raye approached Council with two major questions; one concerning the residence of the /City Administrator and ike other concerning travel and lodging expenses of the Mayor. ivis-VV LuvIERUENCY VEHICLE. North Canton Patrolman Vincent Lupe (left) Mayor Dennis Grady (center) and Robert Flounders, director of the Nortih Caniton Emergency Medical Services, looks 6ver the Cit'y's new "MJedic Five" ambulance which will be used by the Emergency Medidal Service. The vehicle was manuraetured by The Hbrton Company of Columbus land as one of tihe 'finest? and most up- to-date units in Ohio. The 'facilities of tihe advanced life support' sysftem are similar to Chose found in <a (hospiltial emergency room. The unit meets all State and Federal safety specifications. -t- Local Citizens Air Views With Board Of Education Among its many functions, FLAG sponsors support scholarships for Hoover High school seniors, supplies awards for the annual May show and holds receptions for artists exhibiting in the Gallery. This year, FLAG will a- gain sponsor the Annual •Sidewalk Arts- and Crafts :Show. It will be held on Sunday, July 8, on the grounds of the Community Building in North Canton. FLAG Will hold its an- - nual meeting Wednesday, April 11 in the board room, of the North Canton Library. Following that, the noted illustrator, Mr. Brenton Turkle, will lecture. Membership is open to all and anyone interested in joining this active group should contact Mrs. Werstler. Mr. Raye pointed out that in Section 3.02, paragraph two, of the North Canton City Charter, it states the Director of Administration is to be a resident or establish residence in North Canton within a reasonable time after appointment and shall remain a resident during his tiem in office. "The intent of this subsection in the Charter is very clear," stated Mr. Raye. "Was Mr. Sterling informed he would have to live in North Canton to conform to the law?" he asked Council. Mr. Raye noted that the only phone number listed for Mr. sterling Is in Cuyahoga Falls, and since he is suppose to be available to anyone at any time, especially in the absence of the Mayor, a long distance call would have to be made to reach him. Mr. Raye also stated he feels the city vehicles and city gas usage is being •stretched a "bit too far". Raye stated that in 1978 Mr. Sterling used 646 gallons of gas, totaling $366. 92 compared<to_the amount (Continued on page io) The [highlight of ithe .Thursday, Mair. 22 meeting of 'the North Canton City Boai'd of Education was a "Town Meeting" session during which approximately 25 citizens addressed the Board of Education. More 'than 100 citizens attended tihe meeting t'o hear comments, questions, and discussion relative to recommended attendance area boundary changes 'alfifedting. the elementary schools otf the North Canton City School 'District. ACCEPTED the resigna- _ tion of Mrs. Mary Ann Gar- mena^Qns'iubC^edlo^ Board during the March 8 Greenfown.TGlementary meetiniby' a!c'itfzens'"cpro-: V School,-;effective June 8, mittee composed of ten 1979. The center of attention was the report and recom- Blood Draw At Grace Church Apr. 5 The Community Blood Program will be conduct- ,ing abloqdmobilepnThurs- ,t ,;le>dersMprconfereiice! Business Students Will Attend Conference Future Business Leaders of America of Central Catholic High School will travel to Cincinnati, March 23-25 to attend the state. 1979 Appropriation Ordinance Summarization Is Presented The following is the 1979 Appropriation Ordinance Summarization which was read at the March 26 Council meeting by Dick Waltenbaugh, chairman of Council's Finance & Property Committee. Rev. Myers Guest Speaker At Lenten Service April 13 members.( two from each elementary school attend-, ance area). The committee has worked diligently since December, 1978, to recommend to the Board of Education appropriate attendance area boundary changes intended to benefit the total North Canton City school district. It is expected that the Board will take official action relative to proposed changes by the second meeting in April. (April meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Thursdays.) In other business the board: ACCEPTED the resignation of Mrs. Edith E. Un- •gerfelter, six - hour food service at Greentown Elementary School, effective June 8. 4- EXTENDED a one - year limited contract for the remainder of the 1978-79 school year, June 30, 1979, to Mrs. Juanita Foster,secretary to the Director of Curriculum. EXTENDED one - year limited contract for the remainder of the 1978-79 school year to William H. Nutt, Jr., afternoon custodian, at the North Canton Junior High. APPROVED the addition of Mrs. Barbara Will, substitute secretary and substitute classified librarian, to the substitute secretary and classified librarian raster. GRANTED permission to Harry D. Mason, vocal music instructor, at Hoover High, and the Hoover Li- Lows to participate in the (Continued on page 7) -day, April 5 from 4-6:15 p.ni. at Grace UnitedMeth- odist Church, 1720 Schneider NW. All area residents are invited to stop by and donate one pint»of blood to cover their family's blood needs for one year. . Students will compete for state titles in following events: Accounting I, Marie McCord; Accounting 2, suzy Blicharski, Cindy Lynskey; Business Speaking, Jeff Correll. The Club Moderator is Mrs. Mary Pat Wheeler. The Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year 1979 presented for Council's consideration and adopted Monday; Mar. 26 was prepared by theDirector of Finance in cooperation with the members of the Fiance and Property Committee of Council. /The Appropriation Ordinance was prepared by tak-' Ing into consideration individual department budget, requests previously reviewed; amended and forwarded to the Director of Finance by the Director of Administration. The majority ofthe oper ating requests received from the City departments were funded per each departmental request. Capital outlay requests for equipment and improvement projects were funded on a priority basis previously determined by Council. It must be noted that the capital improvement appropriation requests were considerably greater than the availability of funds. The capital outlay requests for equipment totaled $169,763. Capital equipment appropriations totaled New Shopping Center Opened Monday iSkto'um'aJdher Construction of Massillon Was recently completed North Canton's newest sMqpping center located between Whipple UW and SFredom Ave., on Portage Rd. Portage 'Square, designed amid built by Schumacher Construction, olffers over 21,000 square 'feet of leaseafole space. celebrating Rev. Russell Myers The Community Lenten" Services, an annual series of special worship services, will have its fWbh service, Tuesday evening, Apr. 3, at' 7:30 p.m. in the First Friends Church, 2130^'lst St., NW, Canton. According to schmacher Construction' President, Leroy Schmacher, space Is now leased to Flanagan and Nist Paint and Wall covering Store, The Donut Factory, Seeport. Optical Center, Modeler's Haven and Blair Cleaners; All busi- North Canton Rotary Club To Mark 50 th Anniversary .Thursday, March 29 marks the 50th Anniversary ot'niie' jNortlh Caniton Rotary Club. A dinner has been planned to mark ftihe golden date. The local club was established in March 1929. . The dinner will be held at Community Christian Church on March 29. social hour begins at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Robert\Manchester, Rotary International President in 1977-78, will be guest speaker. E. R. Malone willserve| as Master of Ceremonies.i Rev. Jerry Sullivan will give the invocation and benediction. Paul H. Miller will lead group singing. Dan Tulenko will provide music during dinner. North Canton Rotary Club president Dave Kinkema wi}l give the welcome and E.R. Malone will give introductions. Lowell Bours, District Governor will give greetings from District 665. DonaldKwait, Director of Zone 8 will be present. Special music will be provided by the Antique Music Show Quartet. William Hag- enlocher will introduce the Robert Manchester speaker. nesses are their grand opening this week with the exception of Blair Cleaners who will open soon. Flanagan and Nist's Bob Barber stated that, "After extensive marketing surveys it was concluded that the North Canton, Jackson Township area needed a full service paint and wall cov- \ ering store." Flanagan and Nist will carry a full line of top name paints, stains, wallcoverings, paint and wallcovering tools and accessories, decorative mirrors, ladders and expert decorating advice. Manager ofthe new store is Rhett Forkum. Ruth Walter is the home decorating consultant and JayneFox and Rick Darst are sales people. It was nearly 50 years ago that Flanagan and Nist opened their first store in downtown Canton. They are now celebrating the grand opening of their fourthstore Easter Egg Hunt Apr. 14 The North Canton Jaycees will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Dogwood Park on Saturday, Apr. 14, at 1 p.m. The Easter Bunny willbe present to award prizes in the following age groups: 1-3, 4-5, 6-8 and 9-10. In case of inclement weather, candy will be distributed from the Dogwood Park Shelter. Stan Fronzaglia is project chairman. He is assisted by Bill Draiss, Mike, ' Russell and Bill Wallace. at Portage square. The new store has 3,000 square feet of sales area with a modern decor. The new store, was designed and laid out by Adelaide F. Wolfanger, head of design for Benjamin Moore Paint Company's Customer Service Department. In 1978, Flanagan and Nist stores were purchased by theW.A.WilsonCom- .pany, Inc. of Wheeling, W. Va. The Company is one of the largest suppliers of automotive and window glass, architectural glazing and has warehousing and sales facilities on Southway in Canton. Mr. Barber is General Manager of the Retail Division of W.A. Wilson Company. During the grand opening of the Flanagan and Nist store there will be remote radio broadcasts by WHBC and WNYN, prize registrations, top name designers and home - decorating ex- > perts and special sale prices on a variety of items at the new store as well as the other three locations. Drawing for the prizes will be held Saturday, Mar. 31 at 3 p.m. visitors during the grand opening include Joe Zabra, sales representatives for the Benjamin Moore Paint Company. He has over 22 (Continued on page 2) Rev. Russell Myers, General Superintendent, E- vangelical Friends Church- Eastern Region will be the guest speaker at this service. Special music will feature a fifteen minute organ meditation begirmingat7:15 p.m. by Jennifer Hering- ton, organist. The First Friends Church Choir, under the direction of Dennis Herris, will sing for the service. The officiating clergyman will be Rev. GalenWe- ingart, Associate Pastor of the First Friends Church. These Community -Wide Lenten services are sponsored by the' Council of Churches of Central Stark County and Church Women United. These services are a part of the program of the Special Events Division of the Council. Mrs. Earle Caldwell of Zion Lutheran Church is the chairperson of the Community Lenten: Services Committee. The offerings taken at all services will be used for the programs of the Council of Churches of Central Stark County. The public is cordially invited to attend these Tuesday evening Lenten Services. A fellowshiphour will be held each Tuesday evening immediately following the service. KlBBUIM CUTTING. Ribbon cutting ceremonies were held at the new Flanagan & Nist store at Portage Square Monday, Mar. 26. Present for the ceremony were Bob Barber, gen- : erai manager, retail division of W A. Wilson, parent company of Flanagan & Nist; Bob Har- tong, president of W. A. Wilson; North Canton Mayor Dennis Grady; and DreQl Gaff, vice president otf W. A. Wilson. The ribbon cutting marked the store's grand opening.
|Title||The Sun, 1979-03-28|
|Place||North Canton (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio)|
|Submitting Institution||North Canton Public Library|