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New Castle tribune. (Chappaqua, N.Y.) 1927-????, July 09, 1959, Image 9

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North Westchester Times, Mt. Kisco, N. Y., July 9, 1959 McAllister Is Appointed To Park Commission Charles S. McAllister, chairman of the Greenburgh Recreation Commission for the past two years, was nominated today by County Executive Edwin G Mi- chaelian to be a member of th-» Westchester Park Commission and Westchester Parkway Authority. Subject to confirmation oy the Board of Supervisors, it ii antici­ pated that McAllister will assume the unsalaried positions as soon as he can conveniently resign from the Greenburgh Recreation Com­ mission. McAllister, who resides at 224 Beverly Rd., in the Greenville sec­ tion, will succeed Edward P. Prez- zano of Mount Vernon who resign­ ed April 8 after nearly seven years of service. Ho will complete Prezzano's last term which expires Dec. 31. 1960. He automatically will become a member of the Playland Commission. This will be Michaehan's second appointment to the six-man park commission with which he has had some clashes in the past. His other appointee was Councilman Ken­ neth R. Miller of White Plains McAllister, forty-nine, has been an insurance broker for the past 27 years and presently maintains offices in White Plains and New York City. He is a member of the \Million Dollar Round Table\ the top sales group in the CHARLES s. MCALLISTER field, a member of the board of directors of the Scarsdale National Bank, and a past president of the New York City Life Underwriters Assn. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, a member and past pres- msuranceidcnt of White Plains Rotary Club. p?- •> v .'K 'JS:. , Area Man Hit-Run Killer (Continued from Page 1) them to the hospital. The Sullivan boy never reached there alive. His less seriously hurt companion, who was found wandering along the roadside, in a dazed condition, had lacerations of the head, face and arms. Police quoted Dill as saving that Young was driving without lights, a charge the motorist de­ nies. A Bedford town police officer was one of the last persons to sre the boys before the accident. Ptl. David McCall reported ha\ ing spot­ ted them pedalling in a northerly direction on Route 22 about 1J minutes before the traged>. Mental Care Reported Young has been receiving psy­ chiatric treatment from a New York City doctor, Praete reported The youth's father mentioned that his son drove alone quite often at night \to think.\ Praete said. If convicted of the charge, Young faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $1,000 fine. The charge could be increased or reduced by the grand jury. The ^ccident resulted in Bed­ ford's first auto fatality in nearly two years; the town would have reached that mark on Sept. 1. County Free Of Kickbacks, Prober Finds Dist. Atty. Joseph F. Gagliardi has found no evidence of kick­ backs in Westchester by road con­ struction firms to public officials, he said yesterday. His statement followed the in­ dictment at Kingston of Anthony Macera, plant manager of a White Plains road supply firm, on charges of bribery of four town highway superintendents in Ulster County. Macera manages the Athens plant of the Westchester Asphalt Distributing Corp. of White Plains, a subsidiary of Peckham Road Corp. of White Plains. The eight- count indictment charges* Ma­ cera, of Catekill, distributed $2,200 from October 1945 to October 1957 to town officials to influence road oil purchases. Gagliardi started in March 1958 to look into the possibility of kick­ backs In Westchester. He subpoen­ aed books and records of Peck- ham Road Corp., but has \long fince turned them over\ to a spe­ cial prosecutor in Ulster County. WEE LADS get right into the spirit of the Scotch games at Greenwich, Conn., Saturday with the latest thing in kilts for the junior group. The boys are Wal­ ter and Charier, sons of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Valentine of Pough- keepsie. \Those kilts sure look cool\ said the photographer. \Ave. mon\. said the smaller of the two. \But they ain't.\— Staff Photo by Paul B>rne D. W. Mitchell Named Union Team Captain David \V. Mitchell, son of Mr and Mrs Jacques Mitchell of 1040 Hardscrabble Rd.. Chappaqua, has been elected captain of the base­ ball team at Union College for 1959-'60. Mitchell, who has played short stop the past season on the col­ lege's team, had a .339 batting a\ erage and led the team with 20 RBI's A graduate of Horace Greeley High School, '54, Mitchell has returned to Chappaqua for the summer vacation, and is employed at the Grand Union depot in Mount Kisco. Mitchell was one of the thirteen members of Union College's base­ ball team awarded latters by Coach Ail Lawrence, after the team wound up a 10-5 season. In winning eight of its first nine games the Garnet team had to continually come from behind to win. Roches­ ter handed Union its worst loss, 6-0. which Union avenged in a re­ turn game 14-5. Williams and Clarkson alsj took sound decisions over Union while RPI edged by Union 10-8 and 6-5. B.H. Woman 's Club 9 At Bethel Church Following a custom established in 1930, the Bedford Hills Wom­ an's Club has announcde the an- an's scholarship awards for 1959. At Commencement exercises held at Fox Lane School on June 23 Mrs. Arthur Dixon, chairman Of the Educational Committee, pre­ sented the $250 scholarship to Gil Gillies, who will attend Albany Teacher's College in the fall. At the same time Mrs. Dixon announced the names of the four summer music program scholar­ ship winners: From Bedford Hills Elementary School, Brenda String­ er; From Bedford Village Elemen­ tary School, Billy Peterson; From Mt. Kisco Elementary School, Brenda Walker; and from Pound Ridge Elementary School, Chris­ tine Gunderman. He was the first president of the Greenville Community Council and subsequently was given the coun­ cil's \Silver Box\ award for out standing service to the commu­ nity. During his term as council president the Greenville Recrea­ tion Committee was established. McAllister was a member of the steering committee of officials ap­ pointed by Michaelian last Novem­ ber which was instrumental* in the establishment of the new Local and County Recreation Council. The LCRC is a permanent unit to study how local and county offi­ cials can best work, plan, organize and administer public reaction in Westchester. McAllister was chos­ en third vice president in the council's first election of officers June 11. He is also treasurer of the New York State Assn. for Crippled Children and Adults (the Easter Seal Society) immediate past pres ident of the Dartmouth Club of Westchester, and vice president of the Scarsdale Golf Club. McAllister has been a resident of Greenville since 1940. He and his wife have one son, Charles Jr., who was graduated last month from Dartmouth. Mountrey Family Moves to London SEVEN BRIDGES— Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Moun­ trey of 72 Ludlow Dr., and their children, Barbara and William, sailed Tuesday on the Queen Fred- erica for Europe. Mr. Mountrey has been transferred by Standard Oil of New Jersey to the London office, where he will be in charge of the Esso tankers, transporta­ tion division. The family plans to live abroad for several years. Arriving in Naples, they will tour Rome, Venice and Paris. At the end of July they plan to arrive in England to take up residency in Selsden Park, a suburb of Lon­ don. William, who has completed sixth grade, will attend English schools. His sister will fly back to America in September to resume studies at Bryn Mawr College wtfere she will enter her sopho­ more year. The Mountrey home has been rented to Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Kasper of Sterling, 111., and their five children. ROTARIAN OF THE YEAR NEW ROCHELLE — Ernest V. Derks was presented with the award of Rotarian of the Year for New Rochelle last night at Wyka- gyl Country Club. Derks, president of the Westchester Buick Dealers Assn. and director of the First Westchester National Bank, was praised for 25 years of service to Rotary and its ideals. Pleasantville Man Designs Alaska's Statehood Medal PLEASANTVILLE— Several thousand bronze medal­ lions sculpted by a Pleasantville man are on their way from New York to Juneau. Commemorating the admission of Alaska as the 49th State, the medals are scheduled to arrive in time for Alaska's his­ toric July 4th celebration. Ralph J. Menconi of Old School Lane was sculptor of the official statehood medal, authorized by the first Alaska State Legislature. The medal was produced by the Me- dallic Arts Company of New York. The medal carries a map of Alaska, one-fifth the total size of the other 48 states, superimposed on a map of the other states. Gov. William A. Egan will present med­ als to dignitaries at the Juneau event. Menconi, a graduate of Yale School of Fine Arts, has lived nine years in Pleasantville. He studied at the L. C. Tiffany Foundation and the National Academy of De­ sign. The artist has won a number of awards, including the Ellen P. Steyer award for sculpture. Men­ coni was commissioned to do a number of portraits in bronze of labor leaders, now hung in the lobby of the new AFL-CIO build­ ing in Washington, D.C. During World War II Menconi was a major in the U.S. Army Engineers and was awarded the Bronze Star and seven battle stars. He is married and has two chil­ dren, Ralph and Susan. New Castle Tribune, Chappaqua, N. Y., July 9, 1959 9 Bus Line Wins Fare Hike on County Runs By a Staff Correspondent ALBANY — The Public Service Commission yesterday authorized Westchester Coach Co. Inc. of O's- sining to increase some of its fares by 5 cents effective July 13. The PSC estimated that the fares would produce $10,500 more a year for the company, or equal to what the PSC said was a def­ icit the company sustained in 1958. In Ossining, the rates on three local routes are now 10 or 15 cents. The company has multi-zone rates on the Ossining-to-Pleasantville, the Ossining-Peekskill and the Os- sining-White Plains runs. They range from 15 to 50 cents. All present 10, 15, 40 and 50 cent rates will remain unchanged. Fifty-two ride tickets for one­ way fares of 15 cents will be in creased by 63 cents a month, and $1.50 a month for 25 and 50 cent commutation tickets. Bar ring ton Will Survey County Home The County Board or Acquisition and Contract has authorized an agreement with Barrlngton Asso-, ^ CTmnxr ciates Inc., management cQnsult-l JNOJ>l '* K ' 110N ants, for an organizational study of the County Home, Hawthorne, for an amount not to exceed $8,- 600. The study is expected to iake three months. The subject has received much consideration by the Citzens Com­ mittee on Programs of the Aging and Chronically 111, headed by R. Eugene Curry of Armonk. This study will assist in implementing phases of the committee's recom­ mendations. County officials commented that since the start of the county's ex­ panded Program for the Aging and Chroncially 111 in 1955, the number of aged at the home re­ quiring nursing care has been in­ creasing and it is now necessary to carefully re-evaluate the organ­ ization and personnel require­ ments. The County Home, which re­ placed the century-old home at East View in 1936, was built with a capacity of 1,200, of which 309 beds were in infirmary sections. Part of the original space has been converted for infirmary use and out of a 563 population, 360 patients are now given infirmary New Books The following new books are available at the Chappaqua li­ brary as of July 6, 1959: - FICTION \Spring Harvest,\ Gladys Bagg Taber; \The Ruined City,\ Caly Putnam \The 87th Precinct,\ Ed McBain. The Big Bankroll,\ Leo Katch- er \Vantage at Sea,\ Thomas Woodrooffe; \The Devil Behind Them,\ John Bentley; \Labor U.S.A.,\ Lester Velie; \Garden Ideas and Projects,** Richard D. Whittemore, ed. YOUNG PEOPLE \How Wide the Heart,\ Eliza­ beth Ogilvie; \The World of Nitrogen,\ Isaaa Asimov. CHILDREN \Mary Jane,\ Dorothy Sterling; 'Boys* Book of Outboard Boat­ ing,\ Thomas G, MacPherson. care. Space for additional chronic ing homes, patients is available when staffing problems can be solved. Public Welfare Commissioner Stanton M. Strawson said that dur­ ing recent years the average age of. residents has risen, the num­ ber of able-bodied residents able to help with the work of the home has shrunk and the number of res­ idents requiring infirmary care has increased. The Welfare Department now also provides care for an addi­ tional 600 chronically-ill in nurs- First National Stores Announces A Fabulous ^ Famous Libbey\ 1 Offer on W Glassware BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! NOW — More of those wonderful custom-designed glasses you received so enthusiastically a year ago! NOW—Three (3) new glasses ... to make a complete set of seven (7) for every purpose. Same fine Libbey \Safedge\ quality . .. same authentic collector's curios . . . same amazing low price! ADDITIONAL (MASSES AVAILABLE AT FIRST NATIONALS LOW, LOW PRICE BUILD A COMPLETE SET OF ALL SEVEN GLASSES! i m '\glasses worth *3°° one glass free each week for 6 weeks! 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