Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on December 30, 1970 · Page 7
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Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois · Page 7

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DonationsTo Kidney Fund & Drug Abuse Program MvHHK "" the Forest Park Damenchor recently donated checks totaling five hundred dollars to the Forest Park Kidney Fund and the Forest Park "Police Drug Abuse Program Chuck ade PreSented the Checks to Bil1 McKenzie and Del! L. to R. William McKenzie, Treasurer Forest Park Kidney Fund; Fred Marunde, President Harlem Maennerchor and Det. Chuck Whelplej, Chairman Forest Park Police Drug Abuse Program. Whether it's Sleet .... Whether it's Snow Whether it's 30 Below This is the number to call 366-0317 Car won't go? Our experts are always on hand for all your car needs. TOM MOHR Service Station 7400 HARRISON ST. •*•••••«••••••• •BMMBMHiMHBMMI The only Old-Fashioned MEAT MARKET in town QUALITY MEAT fr CUT TO YOUR ORDER PRIME MEATS EKI».,.», West End Market In the Heart of Forest Park 7415 Madison St. 366-0116 Please place me on the subscription list of the FOREST PARK REVIEW For which I enclose Three Dollars for one year. Five Dollars for two years. Seven Dollars for three years. Beginning NAME ADDRESS 19 to 19 SIGNATURE Naval Ordnance Observes 25ffi Anniversary Naval Ordnance Station, Forest Park, located at 7500 W. Roosevelt Road, observed Its 25th anniversary as a Department of the Navy industrial activity, on December 10, 1970. Commanding Officer, Captain Forest M. Clingan, USN, presented Certificates of 25 years continuous service to the Station to more than 100 employees, still on board from the original'crew'. The presentation was part of a commemorative program attended by most of the Station's current 1,100 employees. Captain Clingan and the Station Executive Officer, CDR. L.W. Lawton, USN, paid tribute to all former and present employees of the Station for their contiribution In making the Station a key Department of Defense installation. During World War n, the Station was one of the main suppliers of torpedoes to the Fleet and to» the Navies of our Allied Nations. It was then operated for the Bureau of Ordnance, Department of -the Navy, by the Torpedo Division, American Can Company, Chicago, Illinois and was then known under the name of AMER- TORP. It began these operations in February 194Z. During this period, its employment reached 6,501. On May 6, 1944, the plant received the coveted Navy "E" Award for excellence in production. On December 10, 1945, theplant was turned over to the United States Government, as a Department of the Navy industrial activity, under the operational control of the Bureau of Ordnance. On that same date, 1,138 employees of Naval Ordnance Plant, received official Federal Civil Service status. Of these, more than 100 still on the active rolls, were honored by Captain Clingan on December 10, 1970. During the period, 1945 to 1964, the plant's primary functions Involved the manufacture of torpedoes and supporting underwater ordnance. In 1964 Its mission was changed to emphasize research and engineering, environmental testing and the development of manufacturlngtfch- nlques on a pilot production basis for all types of naval ordnance. The plant's new functions also stressed the modernization and conversion of torpedoes fm the Fleet and NATO nations. In February 1965, a major milestone was the opening of the Weajions Improvement Laboratory to serve as the keystone of the newly created Applied Research and Engineering Department. The Laboratory is considered to be one nf the most complete underwater ordnance environmental laboratories in the United States, doth in private Industry and Government operated activities. On October 31, 1966, the plant was re-designated as the NAVAL ORDNANCE STATION, Forest Park, within the Naval Ordnance Systems command Department of the Navy. On June 25, 1970, the Station was directed by the Dethe Navy. On June 25, 1970, the Station was directed by the Department of the Navy to begin Its inuctl- vation for disestablishment by June 30, 1971. Eight hundred and fifty five (855) Station employees have received transfer opportunities to other Navy activities to which the Station's programs are being transferred. FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 1970, PAGE 7 lalk of The Town by Jackie Schulz 366-4685 Jackie Schulz Is on vacation. Her column will be resumed upon her return. Students Survey The Community By Jody Henderson Recently, p] K |jth grade students of tli<> Forest Park Middle School conducted a survey. During discussions in Mr. Ron Hi-odln's classes the same questions were asked concerning Woman's Liberation the Curfew for Youth, the kinds of Recreations available to Young People, Ale Pollution, Hippies and the teaching of a Family Living Unit. The students wanted to hear the reactions (if Housewives Businessmen, Factory Workers, and the Middle School Students'to the above questions. Committees were organized and the results of the long hours of work were written by the students and given below. WOMAN'S LIBERATION QUESTIONS: 1. Are you for.lt? 2. Could a woman take a man's responsibility? 3. Should women have more rights? 4. Should women have less rights? 5. Should a woman dress like a man If she gains the rights of man? 6. Should a woman be drafted and pay alimony? RESULTS: The chairman of the committee for Woman's Liberation was Michael R. Salily. The rest of the hard working committee consisted of Mike Golden, Tommy Cox, and Terry Swan. We chose this topic becuase It was a major Issue and we wanted to find out what people in Forest Park thought about it. We found out that more people are against it than for it. More than 80% of the people Interviewed were against it. Out of 64 females Interviewed 86% were against It. Out of 36 males interviewed morc- than 85% were against. We broke it down Into separate categories and all of them were against it. AIR POLLUTION RESULTS: The committee members were Darcee Augustyn, Pat Gove, Karen Glos, Daryl Kirkland and Maria Restivo, Chairman. The committee polled 150 people. The students and housewives were in favor of making stricter laws to stop factories from polluting the air and to raise money for equipment to stop air pollution. Businessmen and blue collar workers were for food products with containers that aren't as hard to break down under fire and heat. We learned that some people objected to children taking a poll on such a large topic as Air Pollution and most people were open to the subject. We chose this topic because it is one of our main problems and we wanted to see if people cared about it. Some people do not like air pollution but they feel that they can't do anything to help stop it. HIPPIES RESULTS: The poll on Hippies was dime by Teresa Broehl, Gall Peterson, Carol Green and Diane Flandalo. Teresa Hroehl was the chairman! We asked a total of 78 people what they thought about hippies. In our survey we found uiit that most people either had no opinion or thought that hippies wereokay. Most of the people we Interviewed were very nice. Mr. Ron Brodin, Middle School teacher, would like to thank all the people of Forest Park who helped the students with the surveys. Discussing plans for their survey are Ron Colin, Patty Polte, Mr. Brodin, Donna Van Thlel, Mike Sahly, and Pat Gove.

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