Headlines for Sept. 22, 2014

Conneaut students in WIN Learning
Written by David Schaef

The continuing effort to prepare students for career and college has led the Conneaut School District to take part in WIN Learning, school directors were advised at a work session held last Tuesday evening at the Alice Schafer School Annex.

WIN Learning is described as providing students with the tools to be career and college ready. WIN stands for Worldwide Interactive Network with the goal being to improve educational opportunities...by integrating learning with the latest technologies.

All 17 school districts in Northwestern Pennsylvania, the districts in Crawford, Erie and Warren Counties, are taking part in this pilot program funded by a 3-year $100,000 grant through the Erie Community Foundation and is a pilot program for the state of Pennsylvania.

WIN is to help both middle school and high school students, including those who attend the county’s Career and Technical School in Meadville to have the skills to be career and college ready. as they prepare for the 21st century.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Sadsbury supervisors could raise road fees to combat logging damages
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township supervisors held their September public meeting with presiding board members Kevin VanHonk, Lyle Hoovler and Bonnie Smith in attendance. Secretary Rose Mumau took the minutes and there were 2 citizens present. All stood to salute the American Flag.

There was no Public Comment.

The August meeting minutes were approved by unanimous vote, along with minutes from the July meeting of the Joint Meeting for the Conneaut Lake Park Revitalization Plan.

For the Road Report, Road Master Mark Sobieski talked about work in Sadsbury Township.

He discussed the traffic signal and control box located at Routes 18 and 322. The control box is made by Eagle Brand. There are new control boxes on the market that recognize problems with traffic signals. The township has spare units on hand in the event of failure, and the current light is dated from 2005 or 2006.

Read more in this weeks issue.


For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, Sept. 22, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

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  • Antlers & Anglers Sept. 27 - 28 event, Page 20!
  • Albro reunion Saturday