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C' ) library , ' 7 - 1 115 SOUTH A¥B,, RbCHllSTER^ r. y. 2 DON'T MISS — AS YOUTH SEES IT Page 2 LETS 6 0 SHOPPIMfil ----- YOUTH ACTIVmES The GREATER GREECE F R l ^ Published Weekly in the Interest of the People of Greece Vot. 2—No. 47 GREECE, ROCHESTER, N. Y., MAY 28, 1959 5 Certts f tirade, Cemetery Rites on Progroiff for Town's Memorial Day Observonce All Around Tfie Town . . . Residents of Greece Central School District this week ap­ proved a proposal for a $1,870,000 bTmd issue to finance construc­ tion of two new elementary schools. The vote was 1,623 to 1,474. Last, November, a similar prop­ osition was rejected by a big mar- The plan calls for one school on district property in Tait Ave­ nue and the other on a Maiden, bane site. ------ F~xr —i -------- m i —^ i ------- ^ colorful parade and the placing of wreaths in tribute Chest Drive Chief Voices Thanks Construction of two large stores- to be.'occupied by the F. W. Wool-| worth Company and the W. T.J Grant Company is scheduled, to ( get underway within the next month at the new Ridgemont Plaza, a half-mile west of Long Pond Road in Ridge Road West. Robert B. Wegman, president pf Wegman Food Markets, Inc., said this week that 21 stores are included in the first phase of the huge shopping center project planned by Wegman Properties, , S. P. Vasile & Son, Inc., has . been . awarded the general con­ tact and Mellen & Pioch are the architects. Cost erf the Initial con­ struction is estimated at more than tv?o-million dollars. Work on the elaborate, new Wegman Food Market, which launched the mammoth building program, is now nearing comple- • lion. , ■ The new Grant store will have 25,000 square=»^pet of floor space and the Woolw’otth unit will have 15,000. ^ Fred E. Stress, who directed the recent Community Chest-Red Cross fund drive in the town, expressed his gratitude this week for all who had a part in making tire campaign a success. The Greece drive closed with ®— ::----------------------------r~: ------- -- total pledges amounting to $8,729 $1,183 from -administrators and teachers in Greece Central School District 1, and personnel of Caldwell & Cook, Inc., ac­ counted for 36 pledges amounting to $288. Strauss was assisted in the campaign by 12 co-chairmen, in­ cluding Richard Holden, George W. Badgerow, Samuel Einhbrn. Francis J. Cramer, Fernando Di Nardo, Walter L. Whelehan, La- verne Burton, William P. Cass. Thomas H. Pritchett, Frederick J. Conway, Merton Mitchell and Mrs. Dorothy Foreman. The special gifts committee con­ sisted of Frederick J. Conway chairman; Edward T. Boyce, cap­ tain; Helen Rowley, Alice Mc- ; Kissock and Rhea Berndt. the fieure representing 105.6 per cent of the goal set for the High spots of the campaign in­ cluded 100 per cent participa­ tion by person­ nel of the J. C. Penney Comp­ any’s Northgate Store and Mc­ Curdy’s ..North- gate Store, with pledges at both stores exceeding last year’s con- tributiQps. There were gifts to- Fred Strauss Parade units, representing veterans organizations, fire departments, auxiliary drill teams, school groups and Boy and Girl Scout troops, will assemble at the Town Hall at 9:30 a. m. • ^------------ - Following a brief ceremony in At the conclusion of the front of the Town Hall flagstaff, with Supervisor Gordon A. Howe and Sheriff Albert W. Skinner officiating, the procession will get underway, heading east in Ridge Road to Falls Cemetery, where solemn riles will be cotlnucted. honoring those who have given their lives in the defense of the nation. Taking part will be Mrs. Louisic Wemham, retiring commander of Greece Post, American Legion; Robert Gilliland, head of Greece- Ridgecrest Post, Veterans of For­ eign Wars, officers and members of both organizations, town offi cials and representatives, of the ceremony, the parade units will march back to the Town Hall. William E. Hill, county Legion vice-commander, < will be parade marshal. His staff will include ^ Norman Gerhard, commander- elect of Greece Post; Philip Brothers and Emmett Mura. For the first time in many years, there was no Memorial Day parad# in Greece last year. Plans for the traditional spectacle were snagged by. state regulations gov­ erning the use of Ridge Road. The “go” signal for this year’s parade was the result of negoti­ ations with Albany, which were launched by Hill on behalf of the Legibn post. the OREECE po l ic e beat By MARGE WEAVER, Police Clerk Officer Glenn Goodno respond­ ed to a call from 16 East Manitou Road where Adeline Owens, 73, had been taken ill. She was trans­ ported to Northside Hospital in the Greece Volunteer ambulance. Mrs. Kate Voelinger of 51 Windsor Road reported to Officer Jack Tross that someone had placed a used toilet bowl on her front lawn and lighted Several 30- minute ^flares inside the bowl. The grass was burning in at least six places. Ormand B. Keemer of 309 ^endhurst Drive has been ap­ pointed district deputy grand master for the Masonic order’s first and second. Monroe County —districts \He i r a general fore­ man for the Bpqheiter Gas & ; Fleotrio Corporation- Serving in the same capacity during the coming year will be ■Wilford E. Hawkins ^of Spencer- Members of St. Charles Bor- romeo Rosary Society will hold their installation banquet June 9 at 6:30 p. m. in the School Hall. . Scheduled to take office are Mrs. Fred E. Ambrose, president; Mrs. Frank E. Bohan, vi^e-president; Mrs.' James F. Murphy, secretary, and Mrs. Raymond Inderbitzen, . treasurer.,The Rev. E. Leo.Mc- - be guest speaker. Mrs. Robert Lohwater and Mrs. Inder­ bitzen are cb-ehairmeq. . Bids for construction of Slon 27 of the Sanitary Sewer “ -Ui^TSTfor the second time have ' exceeded engineering cost , esti­ mates. The district is -authorized L to spend up to $1,341,000 on the • - ■ (Continued on jiage ewM) Officer Richard Anten was dis­ patched to 183 Delmar Road where Arthur Kramer told him that he had found a boy’s bicycle in his front yeard. Officer Anten brought the bike to headquarters, where it may be claimed by the owner. Sgt. Robert Fisher and Officers Lowell Thompson and Richard Anten were summoned to 147 Ripplewood Road where Donald Ferguson told them that someone had Tun up on his lawn and knocked ovef a maple tree. Officers Jde Parina and Ed Hess investigated a complaint at 71 Sheraton Drive where John Craft told them that he has been in the hospital since March 24 and that his car had been in his garage. When he went out to look^^ at the car he found that the fen-^ der skirts and curb feelers had been removed. Officers Richard Hartleben and Werner Schmidtmarin werd called to Robert Hall’fes in Ridge Road West where Walter Weisman, sistant manager, reported that he had heard someone on the roof. When he went out to investigate he found some boys coming down. The officers talked to the boys and they -said that they just want­ ed to see if they could climb up the roof. They were tai^n home to their parents and warned tc stay away from the store. Bernard Merritt of 3861 Mt. Read Boulevard reported to Sgt. Frank Pitcher that a small metal saddle bag cover was lost off his motorcycle in the vicinity of Mt. Read Boulevard and Latta Road. Officers Joe Parina, Don Lemon, Ed Hess, and A1 Zemaitis respond­ ed to a call to 229 North Avenue where Craig Fox, two, had stop­ ped breathing. When the officers arrived, the baby had started to breathe again. The Greece Volun­ teer .ambulance was called and took Craig and his mother, Mrs. Jay Fox, to Northside Hospital. Sgt. Robert Griffyi and Officers checked an accident at Dewey Ave- nue and Stone Road. The drivers of the cars involved were James Forest, 68 Bartholf Road, and Har­ ris Lowden, 6 ^ Long Pond Road. ■ Officer Harry Scorse was nailed to 224 Almay Roqd where' Mrs. Marcella Callan haobeen taken ill. She was taken to St. Mary’s Hos­ pital in the Barnard ambulance. Officers Ed Hess and A1 Zemai­ tis checked a call to 2382 Edge- mere Drive where Sharon Decker, , eight months old, was having trou-- way hie breathing. She was taken to Northside Hospital in the Grand View ambulance. into the station where It may be claimed by the owner. Officers Donald Lemon and Joe Parina investigated at 268 Morrow Drive, where William Lilly Sr. told them that his son, William Jr., 11, had been bitten on the right leg by a neighborhood dog. Lilly took his son to the family physician and the officers notified the qwner of the (Jog of the incident and ad­ vised him to keep the animal con­ fined foe-,the,usual 10-day period. Sergeant Griffin and Detectives William Gray and Barron investi­ gated a burglary at the home of Ralph Woodhall, 213 Morrow Drive. Entry was gained by breaking the glass in the back door and pushing in the screen. A second door pff the kitchen was forced open. Miss­ ing was $286 in bills. Officers Leslie Samons and Jack Tross, checked a call to 152 Des­ mond Road, where Leo Crornbach had suffered a heart attack.' He was taken to Northside Hospital in the Barnard ambulance. While Officer Werner Schmidt- mann was on a call to break up a gang of kids hanging around the Econ-OTWash store ih Ridgecrest Shoppihg Center he found a girl’s bicycle abandoned, in the drive- there. The bike-was brought Sheriff A l Skinner Secys: | If you are planning a trip for the conning Memorial Day weekend, here is some common sense advice— Start early and don't try to travel too far in too short a time. Stop and rest when you begin to tire. Share the road and extend courtesy to all other drivers. Obey all traffic signs arid signals—and, above all, don't speed! Officer Richard Vogler was sent to 132 Duxbury Road where Mrs. Arthur Kramer had been taken ill. She was transported to Strong Me­ morial Hospital in the Greece Volunteer ambulance. Lt. James E. Fraser investigatecT at 81 Alcott Road where Mrs. Rose­ mary Maxwell told him that while washing dishes a glass broke and she had a severe laceration of the right hand. She was taken to Northside Hospital. Officers Donald Lemon and Ed­ ward Hess investigated an' acci­ dent at the intersection of Shera­ ton Drive and Stone Hoad. The drivers of the cars involved were Carol M. ,Tripp, 161 Mercer Ave­ nue, and William H, Barrett, 33 Clematis Street. Officers Algird Zemaitis an d Glenn Goodno checked an accident n(iar 1834 Ridge Road West. The drivers of the cars involved werej Max W. Linol, 101 Rye Road, and\ John T. Welch, 1631 Ridge Road West. Jacqueline Stiles of 145 Chris- ---- tian Avenue reported to Desk Of­ ficer John Driscoll that while her automobile tvas. parked behind the Key Drug Store at 3800 Dewey Avenue, someone had taken two mirrors from the car. Officers John Rein and Jack Tross were summoned to 99 Dell- wood Road where Thomas Donato of 53 Saratoga Avenue had been taken ill. He was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in the Barnard ambulance. Sgt. Gerard Paul and Officers Leslie Samons and Werner S<:hmidtmann cheeked at 2Q34 (Continued on page seven)

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