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Headlines for August 25, 2014 Print E-mail
Monday, 25 August 2014 00:00

Conneaut Schools open Wednesday
Written by David Schaef

Conneaut schools will welcome back students on Wednesday, August 27, as the 2014 - 15 school year begins.

Teachers begin school year duties on Monday, August 25, today.

One of the biggest changes in the district is the change in principals at Conneaut Valley Elementary School where Adam Jardina is replacing the retired Steve Corsi who had led the school for 16 years.

Jardina brings several years of experience as principal coming from the Franklin School District. Jardina resides in the Cambridge Springs area and started his career as elementary teacher.

Read more in this weeks issue.


Councilman objects to DUI checkpoint held in borough, thinks unconstitutional
Written by Roseanne Staab

A DUI check point was held earlier this month in Linesville borough leading borough councilman Randy Uplinger to object when council met in August session.

Following the police report for July that indicated there were 106 calls answered by the police department and 1,317 miles put on the patrol car, Uplinger first asked if local police could ask that DUI check points not take place in town? He said it was very inconvenient to have in the borough.

The DUI check point was set up on East Erie Street at the school exit driveway.

He suggested the checks are not constitutional just because the Supreme Court says it is.

Read more in this weeks issue.

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  • Springboro council hears bridge closure plans! Page 12!
  • Greenwood leaders hold August meeting! Page 4!

Written by David Schaef   
Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00


- Photo supplied
NEW OWNER AT CLCCC - Great things are happening at the new Conneaut Lake Child Care Center located at 155 S. 9th Street, Conneaut Lake, in the basement of OLQA church. With a new owner, Caitlin Scott at the helm, a dedicated and educated team of teachers to lead classroom instruction, compassionate and loving caregivers tending to infants and young toddlers, the Center is ready to provide the highest quality early childhood education and care to children and families. CLCCC philosophy encourages parent involvement and builds on children's knowledge and experiences. Children learn in a variety of ways and at their own pace. The CLCCC’s carefully planned curriculum is designed to inspire each child at every age and stage of their development. At the center children have the opportunity to explore and expand their sense of self through classroom instruction, center based activities, community exploration and outdoor adventures. CLCCC will introduce concepts of math, science, language! culture, environment, art and health through out the year to stimulate each child's sense of wonder with the world. The staff and owner hope all interested parents will stop by for a tour soon and explore the possibilities CLCCC offers parent and child! hours of operation are Monday - Friday 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. Phone number is 382-6675. Check out #clccc for a look at what is happening at CLCCC each and everyday day or like them on Facebook! Each week during the summer CLCCC explored a different country or continent. This photo was taken during the week of the summer program that the students learned about and celebrated the country of INDIA. The children were taking part in a color fight using colored powder, which is often used in India during the holi festival in the spring.

CL Park sheriff sale action is delayed Print E-mail
Written by David Schaef   
Monday, 18 August 2014 00:00

Legal filings to force a sheriff’s sale at Conneaut Lake Park in early October are being delayed with a look towards holding the sheriff’s sale in November instead.

The sale is delayed pending further research of the legal description and extent of the property to be included in the sale.

The governing bodies of Crawford County, the townships of Sadsbury and Summit, and the Conneaut School District [one or all] needed to file paper work by a deadline one day last week but none of the governing bodies did so for the reason noted above.

Sadsbury Township supervisors met in monthly session last Tuesday and voted for a sheriff’s sale, confirming an earlier decision of theirs.

The delay should allow the Conneaut Lake Pumpkinfest to be held as scheduled at the Park...

Read more in this weeks issue.

For additional details about CL Park sheriff sale action is delayed, as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, August 18, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • Crawford County Fair now underway, ends August 23!
  • Sadsbury leaders hold August meeting! Page 17!
  • Lake committee now 501-C3 group

FARM FIRE Print E-mail
Monday, 11 August 2014 00:00


- David Schaef photo
FARM FIRE - A lightening strike is thought to have started a fire in one of the barns located on the Wheeler Farm, Wheeler Road, Linesville, last Tuesday evening, destroying a large amount of hay and pieces of equipment stored in the barn. No animals were harmed. The Wheeler Farm is one of the largest farm enterprises in Crawford County. As shown above, fires were still burning the next day amid a large amount of smoke. Nearly a dozen fire companies were called out including some from nearby Ohio to fight the blaze at its peak.


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