The Cincinnati Enquirer from Cincinnati, Ohio on October 25, 1991 · Page 99
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Friday, October 25, 1991 THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER EXTRAEast 5 Candidates take on growth Batavia school board hopefuls also talk finances BURGER FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL DAYS Rt. 32 Just 3 miles west of 1-275 exit 63A Newtown 561-8634 Fall Festival Finale October 26 & 27 May Apple Duo play Dulcimer music Saturday 4 Sunday 1-3 p.m. Funnel Cakes Grand Prize Pumpkin Painting Judging Sunday at 1:00 p.m. PUMPKINLAND NOW OPEN! Take a walk throush a Storubook Fantasy World October 1st -31st j. j Scheduled tours Monday thru Friday 'f 1 Call for reservations 561-8634 Crafts Food Booths More! FREE Hayrides and Puppet Shows (No Reervatlon Needed on Weekends) money can be raised. Jenkins said that part of the financial problem is the funding system, in which about 60 of revenues are collected locally through taxes, and about 30 come from the state. She said she would prefer to keep the system as it is because, "that allows us the community to have local control." The problems in the district may only get solved with a new levy, Meranda said. "If you want something good, you have to pay for it," she said. Pony Rides for Kids ($1.00) Open 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Weekends during October and Health in Pleasant Ridge. Jenkins said she has seen three different reports with three different sets of projections for the future of the Batavia schools. "We need to look at some of the sources of information and see that they are accurate," she said. Home Grown Apples, Pumpkins, Gourds, Indian Corn and Corn Stocks PUMPKIN PAINTING CONTEST FRESH F M fojMM .Brina In vour decorated DumDkln JCrfV! Annie Cider Bring In your decorated pumpkin 2 tf-ilW , r- ATSir-TVNf-1ll JTlTL .Vi -f Tl . BY RICHARD LITHEN Enquirer Contributor Issues of growth and finances dominated a candidate's night Tuesday for four Batavia residents running for a seat on the school board. . The event was sponsored by the Batavia Parent-Teacher Organization. Incumbent Candace Koch is being challenged by three newcomers: Larry Elliot, Margaret Jenkins and Jeralyn Meranda. The school board faces problems of overcrowded classrooms and financial difficulties. More classroom space is needed now, Koch said. She said an advisory committee made up of parents, teachers and students should be formed to look at short- and long-term alternatives. Koch, who works as a paralegal, has been on the school board for eight years. She is married and has two children. Elliot called for a tiered approach to the problem. "(We) can't look at solving the shortage of classroom space overnight." NOW TWO GREAT LOCATIONS IN TRI-COUNTRY & FAIRFIELD Serving Hamilton and Butler Counties for 28 years. Lite Style Furniture Hicks Manor Roula 4 Oi Hwy SV.V.V.V.W 'l ECZEMA CHILDREN AND TEENS AGES 3-16 YEARS aa VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR A NEW MEDICAL RESEARCH STUDY TO TEST A COMBINATION OF TREATMENTS FOR ECZEMA. FREE TREATMENT AND COMPENSATION PROVIDED FOR PARTICIPANTS. 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Choice of 65 coverings Orig,'799., $357 LOVESEAT .'320 Blue Ash and Montgomery continue to negotiate with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to construct a new right-lane ramp and a traffic light at Pfeiffer Road and Interstate 71. Marvin Thompson, city manager of Blue Ash, and Jon Bormet, city manager of Montgomery, said they would work with ODOT to solve the traffic flow problems at that location. They have been working on the problem for two years. ; Blue Ash wants a right lane from eastbound Pfeiffer Road to the southbound 1-71 entrance ramp and a new traffic light at . Pfeiffer. ' Montgomery, which owns the v property needed for the ramp, wants a third traffic light construc-: ted near the old Montgomery I Swim Club property entrance on ; Pfeiffer Road. Montgomery thinks that third ; traffic light is needed for future tenants so they can get to Pfeiffer Road from office buildings zoned for the former swim club property. ODOT needs a property easement from Montgomery before construction can begin on the new right ramp. .. . Blue Ash City Council already gave ODOT permission to use Blue Ash roads for its heavy equipment going to and from the site during construction, Thompson said. In 1990, Blue Ash offered to pay for the new ramp construction? But Montgomery held out for the third traffic light, so no decision was reached, Thompson said. Thompson said construction of the ramp could be completed next year if the two cities reach an agreement with ODOT soon. Call Sylvan Learning Center now Give your child or teenager two hours a week at Sylvan Learning Center, and soon he'll be mastering the basic learning skills needed for success at school. Diagnostic Testing Individualized Instruction Personal Attention State-of-the-Art Learning Materials Unique Reward System Convenient Scheduling. 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However, when it is determined to be a stone of top color and flawless quality, the finding becomes absolutely sensational. Of all of the diamonds in the world, this great flawless diamond is third in size only to the "Great Star of Africa" in the British imperial scepter, and the "Lesser Star of Africa" in the British imperial crown. Both of these diamonds were cut from the Cullinan, which was also found in the Premier mine in 1905. THE CENTENARY DIAMOND PART I At the G.I.A. Gem symposium held recently in Los Angeles, we were presented with an illustrated booklet from De Beers, which tells the story of the "Centenary" diamond. From this booklet, we present some highlights. The Centenary diamond, is so called, because it was discovered in 1986, the 100th year anniversary of "De Beers Consolidated Mines." It was found at the premier mine in South Africa. In its rough form This remarkable mine in the Transvaal east of Pretoria, not only has produced the 3 largest diamonds in the world, but almost 300 other gems larger than 100 carats, and a quarter of all of the world's diamonds larger than 400 carats. The Premier is the only diamond mine, which daily produces several diamonds larger than 10 carats. Since mining began here in 1903, some 300 million tons of ore have been processed to yield 90.5 million carats of diamonds. More about the Centenary diamond In the next issue. 90 DAYS SAME AS CASH NEW HOUSE? Layaways Invited Life-Style FURNITURE Hick'sMffic 858-1900 MON.& FRI. 10-8 TLjES.-THURS. SAT. 10-6 SUN 1-5 LIVING ROOM-BEDDING FURNITURE OUTLET (OldTargetworld Building) 671-8779 121,9 W-(747) . OPEN MON.-FRI. 1 0-9 SAT. 1 0-6 SUN. 1 2-5 Quality? Ask about our lifetime warranties! IB i

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