Headlines for May 25, 2015

CL Park opened Friday for weekends
Written by David Schaef

Conneaut Lake Park opened for the summer this past Friday with plans to be open all summer but only on the weekends - Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through mid-October.

While no new rides are up and running, the effort to capture customers is the new price setup.

All day rides are $10, about half of last year’s prices.

Plans are to charge just $5 on the second Sunday of each month and the same on the first Friday when grandparents can ride free after they buy one wristband.

There are no parking or admission fees.

The park’s opening was made possible when the federal bankruptcy judge allowed the Conneaut Lake Park Trustees to borrow $300,000 recently, money that was said to be needed to open the park for the season.

Read more in this weeks issue.


Conneaut Lake Borough Council May meeting
Written by David Schaef

Conneaut Lake Borough Council held their May public meeting with Council members Bill Eldridge, Bill Paris, John Chuey, Mayor Timothy Kaider, Dick Holabaugh, Penny Monahan and Dwight Stallard in attendance. Secretary Kathryn Spencer took the minutes and there were 11 citizens present. All stood to salute the American Flag.

The April meeting minutes and the bills were all approved.

For Public Comment, Borough Streets Manager Jim Donnachie stood to thank the Lakeside Beverage Company for the donation of mulch on the Make A Difference Day event, held recently in town.

Sandy Eldridge of the Conneaut Lake Garden Club stood to announce that they have received seed money from the PA Garden Federation. They planned a plant sale held Memorial Day weekend.

Betsy Sperry, owner of the Vacavi Café in downtown Conneaut Lake, asked about some wooden flower boxes in front of her café. She would like them moved and tidied up for the summer season. Street Manager Jim Donnachie will help Mrs. Sperry with this task.

Read more in this weeks issue.

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