Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois on March 24, 1971 · Page 19
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Forest Park Review from Forest Park, Illinois · Page 19

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FOREST PARK REVIEW, WEM"*"**, "*R™ 24, 1971. PAGE 19 School Board News I Heriersii The regular monthly meeting of the Forest Park Board of Education was held at the Forest Park Middle School. The Middle School Staff presented a film and tape depicting a typical school day. Mr. Bud Sahly, President of the Advisory Council reported that an in formational article would soon be appearing in the lo"cal newspaper. He went on to say that the Council Members are involved with two studies. 1) The 12-month school year and 2) Micro-filming. The Advisory Council expects to have a report ready to the School Board regarding the feasibility of micro-filming school records within 30 to 60 days. Mr. Sahly also stated that Mr. Edward Shipley, a University of Illinois staff-member, will be present at the next advisory council meeting to further explain the council's involvement in a University of Illinois study program. The Board "of Education approved the Judges for the School Board Election to be held on Saturday, April 10, 1971. The judges are: • Grant White School Precinct No. 1 Mrs. Mae Baldrldge 123 Rockford St. 366-1186 Mrs. Betty Biddinger 149 Marengo Ave. 366-3494 Mrs. Geraldine Bruhn 7420 Warren Ave. 366-5194 Gar field School Precinct No. 2 7920 MADISON ST. River Forest TRUCK SERVICE & LUBRICATION FREE Triple PLAID STAMPS/ on All purchases or FREE 5 gallons of gas with Filter & Oil Change Offer Good'til April 15th COMPLETE MECHANICAL SERVICE AUT ° SERVICE GLASS? MIRRORS? Call TAYLOE Glass Company VI 8-0751 Mrs. Judy Arnold 629 Ferdinand Ave. 366-0607 Mrs. Lucille Eterno 7700 Adams St. 771-7713 Mrs. Elmer Lussow 622 Beloit Ave. 366-4157 Field Stevenson School Precinct No. 3 Mrs. Mae Bishop 1117 Lathrop Ave. 366-3313 Mrs. Harry Holmberg 819 Hannah Ave. 366-4637 Mrs. Sylvia Nener 1026 Ferdinand Avenue 366-4426 Betsy Ross School Precinct No. 4 Mr. Owen Keller 1323 Marengo Ave. 366-0973 Mrs. Laureen Thornton 1441 Elgin Ave. 366-3073 Mrs. Donna Zemboswki • 1324 S. Elgin Ave. ' 366-0886 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS Mr. William Markward 7612 York Street - 366-1246 There will, be a meeting for the judges on Monday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m. In the cafeteria in the Field-Stevenson School, 925 Beloit, Forest Park. Again this year the Board approved requests from Proviso Township High School and Triton College to use the Forest Park School facilities as polling places in their, school board election. This election falls at the same time as Forest Park's - Saturday, April 10. Mr. William Crowl, Principal at Betsy Ross, announced that the application requesting federal funds for the Forest Park Summer School had been received by HEW. Sometime before April 1 he should receive an answer as to whether or not the request has beeik approved. 'All Forest Park Schools have already received approval for $1,940.40 of Title 11 funds. This money will be used for instructional materials. The money will be appropriated to all Forest Park schools - public and pa- roachial on a basis of student population. ; . The next regular monthly board meeting will be Thursday, April 8, a' 8:00 P.M. in the Administration Center. READ The REVIEW " Why not let ZIMMERMAN'S DRIVE-IN CLEANERS do your Spring Cleaning Job. -We'll do everything fromdraperles to clothes. We can help make your Spring a real fun time . . . ZIMMERMAN'S DRIVE-IN CLEANERS Drive in Corner CIRCLE & ROOSEVELT ALWAYS ADEQUATE PARKING HOURS: 366-0012 DAILY 7:30 to 6:30 Sat. 8 A.M. to C P.M. CLOSED WEDNESDAY'S AT NOON Car*? about your clothe* iLETTERS to EDITOR Dear Mr. Kaercher: It seems that the young people are being criticized these days but have the adults who are doing the criticizing taken a good look at themselves?? An incident occurred recently which we would like to draw to the attention of the "nearby residents" of the corner of Belolt and Harrison. A child was seriously injured in that area and where were you concerned people at that time? It's not that we expected you to stand there waiting for this to happen but you seemed to notice two cars speeding down the street at 9:45 p.m. when there also could be a little boy dying in your alley or In front of your house. Sure, people saw an injured little boy in an alley but most just stared. One man stopped but didn't want to get involved because he was afraid of getting himself in trouble. It was two "teen agers" who helped this boy. Anonymous Dear Mr. Kaercher: Once you said you would like to see the whole Village of Forest Park work together on a project. How is this for a suggestion? Clean up Forest Park and the environment by a triple campaign to recycle: Newspapers Glass Cans Those who might sponsor or participate In such a program include: Forest Park Review Village of Forest Park Garden Club PTA's Women's Club Park District Kiwanis Chamber of Commerce Veterans Organizations Boy and Girl Scouts All Schools All Churches Businesses Factories Fraternal Organizations Tenant Councils Social Clubs Condomlnlmum Councils and any others who come to mind. Initially, a meeting including volunteers should be held to estab- list the campaign, arrange publicity, volunteers, collection points and boxes and to provide for pick up or delivery of materials gathered. While only a small amount of money can be realized from this sort of salvage campaign, through sale ol newspapers (about 40? per 100 pounds) glass about 1? per pound or item (more If deposit bottles are redeemed which Is ecologically sounder than smash- Ing and remanufacturing) and now cans. These funds could be used for a village beautlflcation program: to pay for collection of materials or could be distributed to Boy and Girl Scouts, PTA's or garden club. As the campaign progresses, it may be necessary to alter some aspect, but basically very few meetings would be necessary. While this is aimed primarily at Clean Up Week, there is really no reason why it cannot be expanded into a year round campaign. I know that your own experience and ability will enable you to put forward a strong and viable program and enlist the support of all villagers In a cleaner environment. Let me know if you would like further help'from me. Regards to your family, in which Leonard Joins me. Very truly yours, Margaret Karlln Dear Editor: . I would like to publicly thank Mr. William McKenzle and members of the Kiwanis Club for their Interest in the children at the Madden Zone Center. Their gracious response to the children's Christmas wishes and their donation of tickets to the circus were deeply appreciated by the children and staff alike. . For these children, whose problems are so great, the personal interest in them by persons like you is often the highlight of their troubled Hves. Again, our personal thanks. Sincerely, Mrs. Dorothy Cowley Madden Intake, Proviso Community Representative LEGAL Notice is hereby given that on April 19, 1971 at 8:00 P.M. in the Council Chambers of the Village Hall, 517 Desplaines Avenue, Forest Park, Illinois, the Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a Public Hearing on a petition for variations in the Zoning Ordinance of the Village of Forest Park permitting the construction of an addition to the existing building on the following described property: Lots 69 and 70 in Block 103 in Haas Addition to Oak Park in Section 13, Township 39 North, Range 12, East of the „ Third Principal Meridian in Cook County, Illinois arid commonly known as 538 Desplaines Avenue and 7555 Jackson Blvd., Forest Park, Illinois. (s) James Gallagher, Secretary Zoning Board of Appeals

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