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The Daily Item from Port Chester, New York • 2

The Daily Itemi
Port Chester, New York
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HARRISON THE DAILY ITEM PORT CHESTER FRIDAY OCTOBER 5 1945 HARRISON PAGE TWO Hook and Ladder fire Company by the City Council Residents Seek Legal Bar To 4Jerrv Hiiildor? Welcome Sign Fund Growing If the plans of a group of community-minded Harrison businessmen materialize a large "Welcome Home" sign for returning servicemen will soon lie on display at the New Haven Railroad station A substantial amount has already been contributed towards the project Gustave Burrell announced at the Lions Club meeting Wednesda-- at Patio Risoli in Harrison The Lions themselves are Interested in the venture and may join forces with the businessmen shortly orry build- son for seek' vil zoning restrictions Igc section'' of Harri-n addressed to prop-in tfTat section by the iwn Club it all availablr home Stifling Ridge have Protect 10 ers is the ing additf in "the Risen in a le rrl it Harrison -T Stating owners in Di Sesa Out As Harrison GOP Treasurer Announcement of the appointment of John Mcllwain of 18 South Road Harrison as treasurer of the Republican Campaign Committee in Harrison to succeed John DeSesa Town attorney was made yesterday Frank Caserella councilman from Silver Lake is chairman of the Republican "'Campaign Committee while Town Comptroller Charles Myers is in charge of printing Other chairmen include Mrs Charles Schroeder activities' Jerome Barry meetings Benjamin I Taylor platform finance Orville Sanborn Arthur Brennan speakers and James Brown advertising Get it at RYE Hardware Clothes Cabinets 450 Clothes Chest 239 Dental Clinic Opens Oct 20 In Harrison Announcement was made today that the pre-school dental clinic sponsored by the Harrison Nursing Association with the assistance of the Harrison Board of Education is scheduled to open Oct 20 at the Halstead Avenue School i The clinic will treat children between the ages of 3 and 5 the second Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 AM thereafter Miss Irene associated with the Yonkers school system for 17 years as a dental hygienist will direct the new clinic Miss O'Brien is a graduate of Eastman School of Dental Hygiene and established the dental clinic for the Leake and Watts Home in Yonkers For three years she has also conducted a dental hygiene program in 40 rural school districts in Westchester Each child admitted to the clini must be accompanied by a parent The dental hygienist will give instruction on oral hygiene to both parent and child clean the child's teeth and give a complete dental examination Mothers may call Harrison Nursing Association at 217 Harrison Avenue for further details and appointments Mrs Claire Goodman chairman of the dental committee announced that Dr Williams and Dr James A Crowley have consented to act in an advisory capacity for this year while Dr Hyman Stockman and Dr Henry Oehmsen have consented to act in the same capacity for next year All of thingst Sewall Backs County Bldg Code Scheme Support of the Westchester Building Society In their work on a uniform building code for the County urged by Mayor Grenville Sewall on the Ry City Council which has laid the over to a future meeting 1 "Our building inspector (Edward Langeloh) says that our rode is the Mayor commented Rye's share of the proposed study would be $400 based on the total assessed valuation of the community The Council also referred a complaint from Katherine Balls of Theodore Frcmd Avenue about the disreputable appearance of a boarded-up building on city-owned property adjacent to hers to Building Inspector Langeloh for action "This building is a fire hazard of the worst Councilman William Irwin commented The complaint alleged that water from the building ran over onto the adjoining property during rainstorms Action was also promised to Thomas Jordan of 13 Redfleld Street Rye who requests that a city ordnance be drafted to compel licensing of electricians Permission for use of a gas station at Smith Street and the Post Road use of which had lapsed during the war must be resecured from the Zoning Board of Appeals the Council has ruled in answer to State Assemblyman Frank McCullough appearing for the gas station owner Morris Levine Mr McCullough said that when he purchased the property several years ago from the Rye National Bank Mr Levine has been promised he could use it as a gas station Mayor Sewall suggested that Mr Levine consult With Building Inspector Langeloh on the Cheater' tlon signed petitions for zoning chan-Walter Stake of Pleasant Ridge Road Harrison a represerf-" ative for the Harrison Town Club pointed out that copies of the petitions were sent to all own i rs of vacant property purchased from the Town to familiarize them with the terms of the petition It was stated further that because of fluctuat in building costs the property ownprs and the Harrison Town Cluh are seeking to zone buildings with regard to size rather than as to price How Change Works Kxisting zoning restrictions in the sections of Harrison now slated for re-zoning range from single family homes of 16000 cubic feet on plots of 21000 square feet 1o single family homes of 23000 ctiltic feet on one acre plots Tinning restrictions proposed would limit future building in much of the area under consideration to houses on one acre plots and containing not less than 35- 000 cubic feet In Fenirnore Park present zoning restrictions limit home building homes on one-third acre plots with house sizes ranging between one and one-half story houses of 21000 cubic feet and two-and a half story houses of 23000 cubic fed In Sterling Park Sterling Ridge and Park Ridge restrictions stipulate that homes must be built on not less than an acre of ground and that houses must be at least two stories high The Gen-: ossec Trail area is the same with the exception that two story homes are permitted Although zoning restrictions in 1 Polly Park are not available Win-j field Glen requires that homes be built on not less than 21000 I square fed for example a lOOx 210 foot lot and that the houses be at least two and a half stories high On the Westchester Country Club grounds homes must cost at least $20000 Recent zoning changes in Silver Rake now permit garden type apartments and no longer permit four story apartment buildings BUY VICTORY BONDS! Rve Lions Hear Experiences A vivid account of war-time experiences was given to members of the Rye Lions Club at their regular luncheon yesterday by' Sgt Allan Everard Rye serviceman who was interned" in Switzerland after "bailing from a B-24 plane The club voted to contribute to the Community Chest campaign after hearing: an appeal by Howard Parker president of Rye National Bank Church Drive Nets $6500 In Harrison More than $6500 was collected by members of All Church Harrison in their recent drive for the Rectory Fund according to an announcement today by John Mcllwain chairman and Edwin A Sommers co-chairman The money will be used to renovate the Rectory Plans for the renovation were drawn by Charles Muir architect and member of Ail Work is expected to be completed in time for the arrival of the new pastor the Rev George Keith and his family about Oct 15 Among the patrons and Fund campaign workers were Mr and Mrs A Alford Miss Eva Archer Mrs John Bogart Mr and Mrs Harold Cormany George' Davids Edwin Deane Mr and Mrs Walter Fuchs Lange Mr and Mrs Thomas Leinen Mr and Mrs Paul I Nejtz John Muir Leon Nettleton William Searles Edward Salas Miss Madeleine Schoenhof Harold Studwell Samuel Thome Miss Kay Trebing and Mrs William A Wilding Jack Geller Slated or Army Induction The name of John Arnold Geller of 6 Sunnyside Place Harrison has beer added to the roll of men who will report for induction Oct 17 under orders from Local Board 747 White Plains The only other Harrison man in the group of seven is Robert Agostinis 224 Halstead Avenue Harris will continue on a hour basis however OAK TABLE TWO CHAIRS Wuxtry! Cops Get Burglar (Almost) Harrison is out to get burglars or reasonably exact facsimiles thereof Mrs Herbert Simon of Puritan Road called police yesterday stating that burglar was parked in front of her home Police responded immediately arriving on the scene a few moments later only to find that the car belonged to an electrician living nearby who is much too busy to follow burgulary as side line Columbus Day Parade Date ShiftedlnTown Plans for a Columbus Day parade in Harrison were moved up yesterday by the Columbus Day Celebration Committee from Saturday Oct 13 to Friday Oct 12 at 3 Those participating in the parade will assemble at the Memorial Building shortly before 3 The route of the parade as announced by Justice of the Peace Charles Venezia chairman of the Columbus Day Committee will be cast on Halstead Avenue to Harrison Avenue north on Harrison Avenue to Webster Avenue west on Webster Avenue to Crotona Avenue Fireworks will be held at 10:30 Friday and Saturday at Crotona and Webster Avenues and on each evening the Marran-zini Band from Stamford will give a concert at 8 Harrison school children will join in a sports program at 2 Saturday at Crotona and Webster Avenues Prizes will be awarded Low Storage Chest 198 RYE Hardware Go 52 Purchase St Rye 2112 DRIVERS APPROVED Daniel Balls and William Gla-sheen have been approved as volunteer drivers for the Rye A sturdy piece set for little girls In play house with An ideal gift lor any occasion $--95 I 28 South Main St Chester 2509 SUNDAY DINNER SERVED FROM 13 NOON Til 1 5 FROM 8 lie TO $150 Archer Wins ArmyDischarge A liberator of prisoners from Belton horror camp in Germany William Archer son of Mrs Elia Archer 45 Sunnyside Avenue Harrison is now home after having been honorably discharged from the Army Formerly a private first class in the 45th (Thunderbird) Division of the Signal Corps Archer was in the Army for three years and was at the desperately held Anzio beachhead for four month3 He also saw action through southern France and finally was sent to Munich Germany He holds five battle stars City Repairs Some Streets Councilman Edward Renz reported at the Rye City Council meeting Wednesday that holes in streets of the Rye Gate area have been filled up and that repairs have been made to streets in the Glen Oaks section during the past month A request from the Rye Methodist Church that the City undertake the removal of a tree on the Church property condemned by State inspectors as suffering from Dutch Elm disease was turned down by the Council after Corporation Counsel Daniel Kelly gave his opinion that the City: was not reponsible "I'd like to do it for the Methodist Church but it seem right to spend money for that Mayor Grenville Sewall commented Councilman Eugene Watson reported only six small fires for the month just past RED CROSS HOURS DOWN Shortened hours of 9:30 AM to 1 PM will go into effect Monday at the Harrison Branch of the Red Cross Formerly the office was staffed all day by Mrs Warren A Sinsheimer and a corps of staff assistants Activities of the Home Service Corps under Mrs I Business Men's Luncheon 65c Sandwich Lunch A La Carte Served Daily from 11 A to 3 "Five Course $125 to $150 A La Carte Dishes Served Daily from 5 to 9 CLOSED EVERY MONDAY Wine and Liquor License Applied For 4 AI Set For Rye High A presentation of Lamp" will be made by the Clare Tree Major players Tuesday in the Rye High School auditorium at 3:30 PM All elementary schools in Rye are cooperating with the 21t Twig sponsors of the event by arranging for pupils to attend the play Girl Scout Mariner under the leadership of Mrs Frederick Hubbard will usher Mr Cadwell Swanson Mrs Kenneth Rush and Mrs Hartshorn are In charge of tickets P-TA Country Fair Planned In Purehaae Plans and exhibits for a P-TA "Country Fair" to be held 8:00 PM Friday Oct 2 at the Pur chase School were diecuned at a recent meeting of the executive committee Mrs Alfred Rledlngcr presided Proceeds from the Fair will be turned over to the P-TA General Fund Boy Scouts Girl Scouts and Brownies will contribute handmade articles to be sold at the fete Games and show booths of various kinds are being arranged We Do Catering Parties and Clubs Solicited rhoni' Bye 979 Mr John Lamb lllinil llrook In Blind Brook Lodge Boston Post Road Rye PRESCRIPTIONS Wider School Bus Program Planned School transportation in Harrison will resume its pre-war schedule on or about the fourth week ir: October Louis Klein Harrison Superintendent of schools announced today Eight bus trips a day will take all Harrison boys and girls living more than a mile away from school to and from school The war-time program carried only lamentary school children living a mile or more away from school and high school boys and girls living more than two miles away Contracts for transporting the additional children will be approved shortly and awarded after they are passed by the State Education Department ACCURATELY FILLED Quality Meats Theodore Fremd SI Purchase St Tel Rje 153 RYE FREE DELIVERIES MADE Rye Women To Hear Dramatic Critic I-Ieut John Mason Brown US i NR dramatic critic will be the guest speaker for the annual evening meeting of the Rye Club in Rye High School Audi- torium Wednesday Nov 7 at 8:45 PM His topic has not yet been announced Proceeds from the meeting which is open to the public will be turned over to the Welfare Fund Of the Club to be eventually distributed to the Community Chest organizations RADIO need REPAIR? tlx your home or auto radio promptly and efficiently Rates are moderate All work fully guaranteed CAPITOL RADIO 148 Westchester Avenue Tel Port Chester 104 Owned and Operated by FEINER and GOTTHEIL 16 Purchase St Rye 1166 Rye -BEST CO- Rye Officer Heads POW Camp Major Allen 26 Halstead Place Rye Is the officer in com mand of the 1215th Service Unit In charge of the German prisoner of war camp at the Naval Training Center at Sampson NY He heads 349 prisoners of war most of whom are used for ordinary labor on the Center grounds Maj Allen a New York Insurance broker in civilian life served in the first World War as an infantryman After graduating from Norwich University in 1922 he received a cavalry commission in the Army reserves In 1942 he enlisted again and was commis Sioned a captain in the cavalry He has served mainly as a staff officer His wife Mrs Margaret Allen and their son Carlos live at the Rye address wool navy Warnv and comfortable how he feels in this handsome coat and legging set navy blue wool with brass buttons and belted back for a nautical air Lined in rayon and warmly interlined Si- ires 3 4 5 6 2500 ANY ROOM IN YOUR HOME CAN BE REDECORATED IN A SINGLE DAY Make drab rooms bright and gay with the magic of PITTSBURGH PAINTS With WALLHIDE for walls and ceilings FLORHIDE for painted floors and WATERSPAR ENAMEL for the woodwork and furniture you can completely redecorate any room in your home between sunrise and sunset Ask any painting contractor for 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