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Vol. Lib *9$y?htoir- <£&%& -e,73 55 -No. Z,*" North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, May 3, 1978 One Section 18 Pages Completely Local News Fifteen Cents PROGRAM LEADERS. The North Canton YCa Community Service Awards Program was held Saturday evening, April 29 at Hoover Higih North Campus. On hand for the awards program were (1. to r.) Cong. Ralph Regula, a presenter; Ray Gillman, guest speaker, vice president Public Affairs of The Hoover Worldwide Corporation; Mrs. John Baxter, YCA President; and Ken Dansizen, Master of Ceremonies and presenter. Mark Wade To Perform At Chamber Dinner Mark Wade, professional ventriloquiest and magician will be the featured act for the upcoming North Canton Chamber of Commerce banquet, slated for Wednesday, May 3. Wade, who has appeared at many major hotels and nite spots throughout several states, will entertain with his numerous ventri- loqutal friends including a talking crow and a lovealbe drunk named "Arthur". Mr. Wade is currently the National Chairman for The Society of American Ventriloquists, and serves on the Board of Advisors for "Vent Haven", the na- tional ventriloquists' museum. Also on this board of advisors are such note- ables as Edgar Bergen Shari Lewis, and Paul Winch ell. The Chamber banquet will be held at Higbee's in the North Canton area. 74 Students Patricipate JUNIOR AND SENIOR WINNERS. Sixteen juniors and 29 seniors participated dn tint North Canton YCA program. Awards were presented this, past*Saturday eveliing, April 29 <at Hoover North Campus. 'Junior winners aj?e (ifrotrt row 1, to r.) Carol Grubb, Beth Jennings, and David West; and senior winners are (balck row 1. to r.) Cindy Bradley, Stephen Burris, Lori Hoffman, Linda Lundstrom, and Kishore Vellanki. Absent from the picture is junior winner Vicki Burrell. AWARD WINNERS. Freshmen and sophomores who received Community Service Awards at the Young Citizens Award program April 29, are (front row 1. to r.) Laura Bailey and Cherylyn LiHeil, freshmen and (back row 1. to r.) Teresa Blutoaugh, Tracy Hohman, Maureen Kennedy and Karen SpratJt, sophomores. Absent from the picture is freshman winner Dave Jennings. There were a total of ten freshmen nominees and 19 sophomore nominees for th't Community Service Awards. NC Board Refuses To Renew Local Teacher's Contract By a 4-1 vote, the North Canton Board of Education upheld the recommendation of School Superintendent Dr. James Brandau and did not renew the teaching contract of first-year kindergarten teacher Carol Reffit for the 1978- 78 school year. Board member Mrs. Barbara Herrick voted (against Dr. Bran- tiiau's recommendation. The School Board meeting was held Tuesday, Apr. 25. Mrs. Herrick stated that Mary Jo Slick, representative of UniServ, agent for Ohio Education Association (OEA) of which the North Canton Education Association (NCEA) is affiliated, was denied a personal meeting to discuss the teacher evaluation prepared by Northwood principal Mrs. Mary Cole. Mrs. Slick andDaleKitz- miller, NCEA president, said the UniServ representative possesses knowledge of Ohio Law as it pertains to teaching contracts and she is paid by NCEA to advise members. Many parents of Mrs. Reffit's students were present at the Apr. 25 meeting and presented a petition for her to remain. The parents said Mrs. Reffit has done an outstanding teaching job her first year and that one year is not ample evaluation time. Mrs. Reffit listed the 12 areas that Mrs. Cole judged substandard. They include the unwillingness to accept suggestioas from co-workers; inability to understand the kindergarten program and do things independently of the prescribed curriculum; lack of knowledge of development of young children; lack of warmth and understanding; inability to interpret response properly; inability to communicate with parents effectively; severe lack of knowledge of expectations of 5-year- olds; lack of ear for music; inability to get attention of children; and inadequate classroom management and organization. Mrs. Reffit said most of the criticisms have been corrected and some of the earlier mistakes could be attributed to her inexperience. Michael Alexander, a Canton attorney representing Mrs. Reffit, stated that the board needed additional facts before it can render a fair decision. Some of the persons present suggested that Mrs. Reffit be transferred to another school next year. , Mrs. Herrick had requested theboard meet Friday, Apr. 28 to consider the contract, but the motion failed to receive a second. In other action, theboard: HEARD a report from David Clark and Mrs. Emi- lie Spratt, cochairmen of the school system's oper- . ating levy, A special meet-' ing was set for Monday, May 8 at 8 p.m. in the Hoover Hall of the Per- (Continued from Page 14) '■ Johnson Is New President Of NC Jaycees Martin Johnson Martin (Marty) Johnson of 329 Whittier St., has been elected the new 1978- 79 North Canton Jaycee president. Mr. Johnson joined tho North Canton Jaycee organization in March, 1972. He was Director of the Year in 1972 - 73, Outstanding Vice President in 1973-74, District Vice President for theOhio Jaycees in 1974-75, Regional Director for the VS. Jaycees in 1976-77, received the Jaycee Spark Plug of the ,Year Award in 1973-73, and was chairman of the first annual Community Fourth of July Celebration in 1974 which was voted outstanding new project of the North Canton jaycees in 1974-75. He is a sales representative for Belmont Business Systems, Mr. Johnson's wife's name is Mira, Mr. Johnson's father, Carl, was president of the North Canton Jaycees ln 1955-56 and his mother, Lois, was president ofthe North Canton Jaycee Wives in 1956-57. They reside at 530 E. Maple St. Other newly elected officers for the North Canton Jaycees this year are Chris Goldthorpe and Bill Krecji, vice presdlents; Carl Young treasurer; John Butler, s ec retary; and Dave Gecich, Tim Harbert, Jerry Me- John Streb, directors. The Nortli Canton jaycees and the North Canton Jaycee Wives will hold their annual Installation Banquet Saturday, May 27 at Ike Ilg Lodge. Main Street Resurfacing Will Begin The $275,000 resurfacing of Main St. from corporation limits to the north to the south edge of the city begins Thursday, May 4 when heavy equipment will roll along the thoroughfare removing old pavement. Mayor Dennis Gradysaid traffic will be maintained because work will be done on one side ofthe street at a time. Sixteen Hoover Students Receive Top YCA Honors Manzer Camera Club Plans Slide Program On May 8 Photographic Week from May 8 to 15 was proclaimed by Canton Mayor Stanley Cmich which iwiH start with an initial star-studded program sponsored by the Manzer CameraClub Monday, May 8 at 8 p.m, at First Baptist Church, 906 W. Tusc., Canton. The May Show is an annual event dedicated to the recognition, encouragement, and promotion of work by local artists. From the 183 entries by 75 artists, the judges selected for exhibition 59 works by 34 artists and craftsmen of Stark County. The judges for this year's competition were Paul S. Penis, instructor of painting at Cleveland Institute of Art and of painting and design at Cooper School of Art, and James Hopper, Chairman of the Art Department, Mount Union College. Both have studied extensively, exhibited nationally, and won recognition tor their work. The May Show is arranged by the Committee of the Little Art Gallery, Mrs. R. S. Hoover and lVfrs. William Willis, Co-Chairpersons. Committee members are Mrs. J.Crawnter, Mrs. Wayne Deibel, Al Figg Ty. Palmer, Mrs. Wade Norris, Mrs. Ed Hill, Mrs. R. T.Warburion,Mrs.Rob- ert Kaser, jMrs. Arthur Shaw, and jfalter Waltenbaugh. The* Director of the Gallery, Mrs. JdhhZum- kei.r,4s a Member ex-df- ficio.. - " , The Friends of the Little Art Gallery, organized in 1968 by the Woman's Club of North Canton and the Committee of the Little Art The North Canton Young Citizens Award Banquet was held this past Saturday evening, April 29 at Hoover North Campus. Five seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and three freshmen were the top students honored at the affair for Community Service. Seventy-four Hoover students were nominated for the Young Citizens Award. Mayor Dennis Grady read Student Exchange Program Is Rotary Topic Dave Kinkema is in charge of the program for North Canton Rotary Club this Thursday, May 4 at which time the Student Exchange Program will be highlighted. Four students from North Canton and one from Finland will tell club members of their experiences abroad. Members and guests will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Community Christian Church for the dinner meeting. Yale Strausser will give the invocation Thursday and Charles Hasselbach will be song leader. Richard Dodez is program chairman for May. CHARLES MILLER Gallery to promote and sustain the Little Art Gallery, have again made possible the presentation of cash awards. Members of the Friends assisted in receiving and checking entries prior to the show. The Fine Arts Commit-, tee of the Woman's Club will arrange the table and floral decorations and serve the refreshments at the reception. Mrs. Robert Kaser is chairperson ofthe committee. She will be assisted by Mrs. Fred Jewell President of the Woman's Club, Mrs.KarlBusch.Mrs Carroll Bozarih, Mrs. Gene RIne, and Mrs. Donald Las- kowski. The May Show may be seen during regular library hours through June 2. NC Jaycees To Deliver Sand On May 20 The North Canton Jaycees will be deliveringsand to residents in the North Canton City School District on Saturday, May 20. Any resident of the school district south of Mt. Pleasant. Road is eligible. Requests for sand should •be sent to Marty Johnson, 329 Whittter St., NW, North Canton, Ohio 44720. AH requests must be received by May 17. The Ohio National Guard 107th Armored Cavalry will provide trucks for delivering the sand. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Lovelace of 3348 Highland Park Ave., are the parents of a daughter born Tuesday, April 18, AultmanHos- pital The top sixteen students are Laura Bailey, Cherlyn LiHeil, and Dave Jennings, freshmen; TeresaBlubaugh Tracy Hohman, Maureen Kennedy and Karen Spratt, sophomores; VickiBurrell, Carol Grubb, Beth Jennings and David West, juniors; and Cindy Bradley, Stephen Burris, Lora Hoffman, Linda Lundstrom and Kishore Vallanki, seniors. The other nominees were Tracy Biggerstaff, Sharon Busey, David Ebinger, Emily Hertzi.AmyLundstorm, Brain Nutt, Jim Zagray, all freshmen; Timothy Andrews, Sara Berrey, Jody E. Bordner, Jody Lynn Bowman, Jill Brady, Cheryl Chipps, Erin Esmont, Elizabeth Ann Hecht, Debbie Hirschman, Lynn Lothamer Jennifer Mylius, Cheryl Pucci, SusanRuch, Victoria Wuchnick, Deborah Zerbe, all sophomores. Kevin Dolvin, Diane Gibbons, Mike Hiett, Martha Joseph, Leslee Lyndon, Laura Mylius, Lynne Santomen, MarkSchario, Kathleen Scheffler, Susan Schmidt, Beth Whittaker.Sonia Workinger, all juniors; Amy Botschner, Laura Carr, Julie Cope, David Dolvin, Cynthia Ebinger, Susan Faulkner, Colleen Hawkins, Kari Horton, Anne Juenemann, Douglas Keefe, Lisa McMullen, Chris Moffat, Joseph Naughton, Jr., Sharon . Patrick, Jeffrey Patton, Barbara Pfeiffer, Steve Pittman, April Preston, Lisa Santomen, Connie Schofield, Paul Shaw, Steve Smith, Regina Spotleson, and Vicki Wilkins, all seniors. Kenneth Dansizen was Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Rev. Jerry Sullivan of Community Christian Church gave the invocation and benediction. the Proclamation and Citation. Mrs. John Baxter, president of the YCA gave the YCA Foundation Report Ray Gillman, vice president of public affairs of the Hoover Worldwide Corp., was speaker for the evening. The Community awards presentations were made by Senator Ralph S. Regula, Mark DeChellis of Citizens Savings and Mr. Dansizen. A danc.e followed the banquet with music by the Johnson Five. Judges for this year's Young Citizens Awards were Mr. and Mrs. Paul G. Basner, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Baxter, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dansizen,, Mr. and Mrs. Harry De R. Gibbons, David W.Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.RonaldKindy, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Krig- line, Mike Long, Mrs. Richard Longbrake, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lundstrom, Edwin Messerly, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph W. Preston.Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. George W. Seanor. Officers of the YC/ Foundation for 1977-78 are Mrs. Baxter, president; Joe Vito, vice president, David Kinkema, secretary and George Seanor, treasurer. YCA trustees include Paul Basner, Mrs. Paul Blohm, Charles Bogardus, Kenneth Dansizen, Mrs. James Freeborn, Paul Gil- roor, David Johnson, Ronald Kindy, Mrs. Alsn Krigline, Dr. Richard Longbrake, Donald Lundstrom, Edwin Messerly, Ralph Norman, David Oby, Mrs. Peter Rodemeyer, Mrs. Ted Scheffler, Mrs. Paul Sponseller, Gary Wechter and Mrs. John Zumkehr. The Foundation's Annua! meeting will be Monday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the North Canton Community Building. 37th Annual May Show To Preview This Sunday The 37th Annual May Show Sponsored by the Little Art Gallery of North Canton library will preview Sunday, May 7, with a reception to honor the artists. The Gallery will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Winners will be announced and awards presented at 3 p.m. The program wi.llbepre- sented by Charles Miller, PSA, fromBarrington.RJ., electronic engineer for R CA. His slide shows have acclaimed many awards a- cross country.Mr.Miller's colorful slideshow includes scenes of the Tall Ships of 1976 in the New York Harbor; New England Travel Scenes with fall color ing; Fairyland style ice formations and many nature scenes. A multi-media show with sound also willbe presented by Virgil Malmsbury, PSA, from Louisville. He will present the "Four Seasons" and "Thank You A- merica". Admission is free. BICYCLE LICENSE ON SALE. Jodi Bar- toiaro, tage 8 of 603 Church St. SW, a student ait Portage Elementary School, and Sgt. Russell t>. Harper of the North Canton Police Dept. are admiring the 1978 North Canton City Bicycle License now on sale at the North Canton Police Dept. for 25c. The Police Dept. said thai the City of North Canton has an Ordinance requiring that all bicycles owned by people living in the City of North Canton with wheels 20 inches or larger have to be licensed each year. Bdcyde license are valid from April 1st to March 31 each year, and must be displayed on bicycle. The license retrfstration form is filed in the Police Dept. and in case of loss or theft this can aid in identification and •return to rightful owner.
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55 -No. Z,*"
North Canton, Ohio, Wednesday, May 3, 1978 One Section 18 Pages
PROGRAM LEADERS. The North Canton YCa Community Service
Awards Program was held Saturday evening, April 29 at Hoover Higih
North Campus. On hand for the awards program were (1. to r.) Cong.
Ralph Regula, a presenter; Ray Gillman, guest speaker, vice president
Public Affairs of The Hoover Worldwide Corporation; Mrs. John Baxter, YCA President; and Ken Dansizen, Master of Ceremonies and presenter.
To Perform At
Mark Wade, professional
ventriloquiest and magician
will be the featured act for
the upcoming North Canton
Chamber of Commerce
banquet, slated for Wednesday, May 3.
Wade, who has appeared
at many major hotels and
nite spots throughout several states, will entertain
with his numerous ventri-
loqutal friends including a
talking crow and a lovealbe
drunk named "Arthur".
Mr. Wade is currently
the National Chairman for
The Society of American
Ventriloquists, and serves
on the Board of Advisors
for "Vent Haven", the na-
museum. Also on this board
of advisors are such note-
ables as Edgar Bergen
Shari Lewis, and Paul Winch ell.
The Chamber banquet
will be held at Higbee's in
the North Canton area.
74 Students Patricipate
JUNIOR AND SENIOR WINNERS. Sixteen juniors and 29 seniors
participated dn tint North Canton YCA program. Awards were presented
this, past*Saturday eveliing, April 29