The daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1961-current, July 31, 2015, Image 29

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    63
DEL’S O.K.
years
W ALTER E. NELSO N CO M PANY , formerly know as
Astoria Janitor & Paper Supply, has been a locally
owned company since 1952, serving the community
with wholesale janitor and paint supplies at affordable
prices. The name was changed to Walter E Nelson in
2007, with the acquisition of Vern Cook Supply of
Seaside. Come see for yourself and experience the
customer service and quality that has been a tradition
for over 60 years!
2240 Commercial • Astoria, OR 97103 • Tel: 503-325-6362
Fax: 503-325-5506
HAUER’S LAWN CARE
& EQUIPMENT
503-325-8788
Owner, Ed Hauer, Jr.
295 West Marine Dr.
years
Astoria, OR 97103
69
Serving Clatsop County for the last 69
years as a family business! With local
business roots dating back to 1946, Ed
Hauer, Jr. opened Hauer’s Lawn Care &
Equipment in 1972 and has since been joined
by son’s Dan & Karl. Together, with Ed as the
Master Mechanic, they are an authorized
service dealer for Briggs & Stratton, Kawasaki,
Kohler and Honda engines. The Hauer’s pride
themselves on quality repairs and excellent
customer service. Hauer’s carries and services
Toro, Troy-Bilt, Echo, Shindaiwa & DR power
equipment. Stop in for all your lawn care
equipment. The Hauer’s are happy to help!
Hauer’s Lawn Care & Equipment
“Reasons for All Seasons.”
66
years
F a m ily ow n ed a n d
opera ted for
26 yea rs b y C hris &
W en d y Beisn er.
Y o u ca n fin d ju st a b o u t a n ythin g yo u
w a n t in pet, fa rm , a n d ga rd en pro d u cts
a t Lyles. W e ca rry feed a n d su pplies fo r
ra b b its a n d chicken s a n d d o n ’t fo rget
b ird s, tro pica l fish, sm a ll a n im a ls, d o gs,
ca ts, a n d exo tic reptiles. W e n o w
o ffer sha rpen in g services! Sto p b y a n d
see w ha t’s n ew !
Pet, H orse, L aw n ,
G arden & Pon d
Su pplies
L Y L E ’S
725 A V E N U E J • SE A SID E , O R
503.738.5752
67
years
66
years
MADDOX
Dance Studio
M a d d ox D a n ce Stu d io begin s the 66th yea r, con tin u in g to provid e the fin est in
d a n ce tra in in g for the N orth Coa st a rea . O u r progra m s a re d esign ed to m eet the
sk ill levels a n d goa ls of every stu d en t, child ren a n d a d u lts, from the a bsolu te
begin n er, throu gh pre-profession a l.
O u r profession a l sta ff goes goes fa r beyon d m a sterin g steps, bu t a lso bu ild s
self-esteem , d evelopin g self-d isciplin e, m u sica lity, self expression a n d a pprecia tion
of the a rts.
Cla sses in ba llet, ta p, ja zz, a croba tics, hip-hop, m u sica l thea ter, m od ern , crea tive
m ovem en t, lyrica l a n d bod y con d ition in g a re held Septem ber to Ju n e, follow ed by
su m m er in ten sives, a lon g w ith the N orth Coa st D a n ce Ca m p, w ith gu est fa cu lty.
L ittle Ba llet Thea tre, 501c3 n on -profit stu d en t d a n ce com pa n y prod u ces the
fu ll-len gth N u tcra ck er, this yea r bein g the 41st a n n u a l perform a n ces, w ith
profession a l gu est a rtists, 55-piece orchestra a n d choir. Au d ition s a re open
to the pu blic on Septem ber 19th, for a ges 7 a n d u p, w ith a t lea st a yea r
of tra in in g for the a ppropria te child ren ’s pa rts.
O PE N H O U SE for registra tion a n d ord erin g d ress cod e
su pplies w ill be Au gu st 13-14-15, 20-21-22; 27-28-29, from
11 a .m . to 3 p.m . or by a ppoin tm en t.
L oca ted in the historic d ow n tow n
d istrict of W a rren ton , pa ren ts a re a ble
to shop in the n ea rby shops or
com forta bly w a tch the cla sses in ou r
observa tion room . The W a rren ton
School D istrict bu s stops a t ou r d oor.
W e w elcom e you to visit. Ca ll or e-m a il
for a n y a d d ition a l in form a tion .
L ife M em ber of D a n ce
E d u ca tors of Am erica ;
certified by the
Am erica n Aca d em y of
Ba llet, a n d D a n ce
M a sters of Am erica
m em ber of the Astoria -
W a rren ton Cha m ber of
Com m erce.
WARRENTON STUDIO
389 S. Main St. | 503-861-1971
www.maddoxdancers.com
email: maddoxdancers@opusnet.com
Del Thompson went to work for OK Rubber Welders in 1952.
Then in 1962 he bought the business. In 1978 Klyde took over as
manager and co-owner with Harriet Thompson. He bought out Harriet
in 1997, so Klyde and his wife Mary Kaye are the present owners.
Now a member of the fastest growing tire group of
independent dealers in the northwest, The Tire
Factory has over 200 locations and growing.
Quality brands like Michelin, Goodyear,
Dunlop, Kelly, and Cooper are only a few
of the national name brands available at
competitive prices.
67
years
Store hours: Mon-Fri, 8-6; Sat. 8-4; closed Sunday
503-325-2861
For Emergencies: 503-325-0233
35359 Hwy 101 Business • Astoria
Truly a Seaside Landmark
27 B ROADWAY • S EASIDE , OR • 503-738-5515
2 ND & H EMLOCK • C ANNON B EACH , OR • 503-436- 2029
in the hotel and operated the gift shop,
Bud worked two jobs: selling cars at a
local Ford dealership and selling
furnaces for an oil distributor.
A few years after they opened the gift
shop, the Ter Hars added clothing to
their inventory, and soon they became
a clothing store.
Because the apartment was, according
to Bud “too valuable a space to be
living in,” the Ter Hars moved in 1958
to a house in Gearhart, where Jean
continues to live. Bud died in 2009.
TER HAR’S is a clothing store in
Seaside and Cannon Beach. But more
than that, Ter Har’s is a family affair,
and it has been for over 64 years.
As the Ter Har family celebrates over
64 years in business, they recall when
Seaside was a town of vacant lots and
business was seasonal. Then, the
“season” then lasted four months a
year, and many stores were closed for
several months, Jeff recalled.
The Ter Har name became known in
the area in 1951, when the young Bud
and Jean Ter Har, fresh from Seattle,
bought the former Merriman Hotel in
Seaside. In addition to the three-story
hotel, the Ter Hars operated a small gift
store. Bud and Jean knew the gift
business: He had worked as a traveling
salesman for a gift company when the
couple lived in Seattle.
They lived in the back of the store for
seven years. While Jean rented rooms
The clothing store with the black-and-
white awning was torn down when
Trendwest Inc. bought it and other
property they owned along Broadway
and the Prom in 2001 to build its
condominium resorts. The Ter Hars
became owners of the first floor of the
building and not only continue to
operate their store in a Broadway
storefront, but rent out other storefronts
to businesses all the way to the Prom.
In addition to the Seaside store, they
have operated stores in Astoria and
Long Beach, Wash. In 1991, the Ter
Hars opened the Cannon beach store,
which continues to operate today.
In total, the Ter Hars own six
commercial buildings that have 34
different businesses operating in them.
All of the properties are in Clatsop
County.
Jean and Bud always believed in
reinvesting in Seaside by opening other
storefronts. This
gives people
opportunities to
prosper in
business.
64
years
Besides their
financial investment
in Clatsop County,
however, the Ter Hars also
invest their time in the community.
They often can be seen supporting
athletic teams and other student
organizations in the Seaside schools.
Bud, Peter and Jeff have had
associations with the Seaside
Downtown Development Association
and The Seaside Chamber of
Commerce (all three had a turn as
Chamber President).
With the business Jean, Jeff & Pavi are
able to work and contribute with the
Assistance League Columbia Pacific to
help clothe children in the county. Pavi
is an active member in Assistance
League.
“It’s important not only for us to let our
customers have a good shopping
experience, but we’re also like a mini
chamber of commerce,” Jeff said.
“People need to know we have an
aquarium, a two-mile Prom and where
to get seafood.”
We’ve appreciated all of our employees
over the years, past and present, we
couldn’t have done it without your
dedicated contribution.
The firm was established in 1948. It was owned and operated by
Forrest Vaughn until 1984 when it was purchased by Dick Bartoldus.
On January 1, 1996 it was sold to Chuck Thompson, Mark C. Thompson
and Mike Thomas and is now located at North Tongue Point. City
Transfer Company is an independent agent and specializes in local
moving, nationwide moving, household goods storage, packing,
crating, shipping, and fully insured.
For all your moving and storage needs call
CITY TRANSFER COMPANY • 325-4444
PUC#220388 ICC#MC300350