Headlines for August 25, 2014

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 David Schaef

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.

For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, August 25, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

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