... approved a motion
by Mr. Bailie, seconded by
Richmond Hill Trustee Deena
Simpson. that an ad hoc com-
mittee be set up again in 1970
to meet with staff, members of
interested groups in the com-
r til.it)â€™. and with the Depart-
ment of Education to study
further the needs of children
...€˜be elected by general vote ot by populat
lawns. it side of the ledger. â€˜ while the 1970
tax bills, it would1 E1ght_of the public SChOO] the county at large. rather than county into
The snow sculptures will others were as much as sespoolmake the 1971 levy appear un-lboalâ€˜ds ended the 1968-69 school being...
VOL. 92 â€"â€" NO. 29
. Little Miss Lauâ€˜lâ€˜a Francis was the first baby
born in York Central Hospital in 1970
. Laura was a
little late in welcoming the New Year andâ€œ the New
v â€œuâ€œ..- _,
Sporging a pert curl on her head, the 4 lb. 141.;
oz. newcomer is seen above...
... will meet Febru-
ary 2 at 5 pm to appoint a re-
placement for Councillor Sum-
ner. who served on council for
eight years. His unexpired
two-year term runs to the end
Councillor Allan Sumner Resigns
To Head Markham's Recreationj
Whitchurch Worries As Metro Industry Resumes Dumping Near...
... in acclaiming Reeve Gordon Cook, chair-
man of the 1969 finance committee, as warden of
the county for 1970
York County Council broke with tradition at
its inaugural session the second week in January,
when on the third and final day of the session, Jan-
uary 15, they accepted the appointment of Sutton...
... $14, 653, 000 Construction In Markham Twp. Down 10%
RICHMOND HILL. ONTARIO, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 5. 1970
The- basic organization of
most schools was altered to per-
mit setting up of three branches:
arts and science: business and
commerce: science. technology
and trades with four programs...
ival on the Mill Pond. Variety was the
order of the weekend as the above photos
attest. Top left, Recreation Administrator
Al White shows his broomball form in a
game between the firemen and the carnival
committee; at the far right (top to bottoml
Snow Queen of 1970
, Brenda Lamoureux.
of 251 Bluegrass...
lary were withheld for police
Campus, York County
There was an unusual num-'
National Defense Downs-
â€œGarriock and I have
done our best to try to
get them to purchase land
north of Sleeles Avenue.â€
said Mr. Plaxton. "It was
a mistake to combine North
... began in one of
the churches and now re-
ceives wide support from
service clubs, from the town
council. and from most of
the churches in the area as
well as from Markham
A similar facility is need
ed to serve Richmond Hill â€˜
HILL, ONTARIO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1970
...Teachers with higher qualifi-
cations come in category three
and have a starting salary of
$8,000. The increase recom-
mended would give them $8,400
for the 1970
-71 school year. but
they are asking for $9,200.
Maximum in this category is
$13500 and the board is pre-
pared to raise it to 514...
... on the highway will be
well underway in 1970
the exception of the Markham
Road - Yonge Street - Vaughan
Approved detour signs will
be put up to encourage through
traffic to take an alternate
route through tor around) Rich-
mond Hill while construction is
carried out. However...
vincial legislation. boards are
entitled to receive school lev-
ies from municipalities in four
equal instalments. March 31.
June 30. September 30 and
December 15 of each year.
However. the various boards
of education were permitted to
alter this arrangement for
if municipalities represen-
The guest speaker. writer
June Callwood. in presenting
the case for the need for fam-
ily counselling services. re-
counted in blood chilling de-
tail some of her personal ex-
periences with the alienated
youth of Canada in 1970
VOL. 93. NO. 39
Problems Start At Birth
Declares June Callwoodâ...
... Cook brought greetings from York
County. and Mayor William Lazenby brought greetings
from the Town of Richmond Hill.
A slate of directors for 1970
was presented by Miss
Verna Smyth and approved. They are: Cliff Aiken.
Stouffville: Glenn Ferguson. King City: Verna Smyth,
Newmarket; Fred Boden. Concord...
... no control over the
county levy of $380,403.83 ($369,241.91 in 1969),
the education levy of $1,099,066.82 for public schools
($993,979.38 in 1969) and $920,048.93 for high
schools ($884,656.95 last year) or the police budget
of $376,226.45 ($288,400 in 1969).
One mill will raise $124,000 in taxes in 1970
pool study committee is Don
Reid. He is also chairman of
the North Thornhill Recrea-
tion Association Swimming
Pool Committee. Previously
he headed a group respon-
sible for two public pools in
the Montreal suburb of Point
RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO, THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 1970
...Points raised with council by
Mr. Reale were: 1
1. Postponement of interim
realty tax levy due May 1,
I r ï¬ver., .--â€"â€"â€"â€",â€" -Vuuun.u . â€œÂ£1115 .uu uua uay cullullÃ©wul L'Ub'
2. Assurance that remdential higher tax burdens on the res& tume...
the exact impact.â€ .
Later, the deputy-reeve explained that
because of the reassessment by the County
of York on guidelines set out by the province
(1967 market value) the industrial-commerc-
ial assessment had decreased from 36% in
1969 to 29% in 1970
. â€œHow can I explain
will require a private...
... with bated
breath as Diane Mowat, Jersene Sheppard; Brenda Lamoureux and Donna
Percival were named as the four princesses and the very attractive girl
pictured above, Kathy Willock, was crowned prom queen for 1970
last yearâ€™s Prom Queen Alda Bacci.
Richmond Hill High Prom Queen
boil in recent months...
... to testify
ict after during the trial. Special Federal
10nd Hill Prosecutor Douglas Rutherford
presented the case for the
at large Crown. The three accused
police. .elected to do without lawyers.
RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO, THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1970
Another member of the police
raiding party. Dennis De...