Headlines for November 17, 2014

Student trips fill school board agenda
Written by David Schaef

Student fund raising, and activity and field trip requests filled nearly three pages of the Conneaut School Board of Education agenda when the board met in monthly voting session Wednesday evening at the Alice L. Schafer Annex.

The many requests, all approved by the school directors, included gifted teacher Lori Putman taking up to 20 high school students to the Academic Games - Presidents grades 9 - 12 event at Slippery Rock University January 12; Putman taking up to 25 students to Academic Games - Presidents 3 - 8 at Slippery Rock University on January 15;

Putman taking up to 25 district students to the Academic Games - World Events to SRU on January 28; teachers Ellen Aurand and Frank Bizjak taking 30 - 40 students to the PA Farm Show, FFA Midwinter Convention, and various factory tours, participate in square dance competition, and awards ceremony in Harrisburg, Jan. 11 - 14;

music teachers Ralph Egyud andGlenn Cameron to take 9 - 12 grade students to the 13th Annual tuba Christmas inErie for rehearsal and public performance of Christmas carols 60 - 70 tuba and euphonium players of all ages on December 13;

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Linesville borough council pushes for tear down of Pachuk Building
Written by David Schaef

Linesville Borough Council spent the first hour of its November meeting last week in discussion on the tearing down of the Pachuk Building located in downtown Linesville and on the condition of a home on East Erie Street.

Two residents near the East Erie Street Lasko home complained of lack of lawn mowing and garbage being around. Another complaint was shingles coming off the house roof and going into the neighbor’s yard.

It was said the water has been turned off in the house with questions raised as to whether anyone was living there.

Visits to the house by the property maintenance official found no one answering the door.

Another complaint listed by the one East Erie Street resident was burning on Sundays. The resident asked what she was to do when the police were not on duty.

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Conneaut Township supervisors deal with sewage issues
Written by Roseanne Staab

Conneaut Township Supervisor George Greig called the November Conneaut Township public meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag. He then asked for a moment of silence on behalf of all US Veterans, since this was Veteran’s Day. Supervisors Timothy Greig and Josh Fusco were also in attendance and Secretary Telce Varee took the minutes. There were 11 citizens present.

George Greig moved to accept the October meeting minutes, the budget meeting for the 2015 Conneaut Budget, to pay all the bills, and to transfer funding from one account to another.

All motions carried unanimously.

George Greig then opened a discussion on a recent public hearing, regarding a sewage appeal filed by the Headley Family. Two other issues were also heard - one from the Korey Family and the Morrison Family.

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For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, Nov. 17, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

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  • Walk, run event Nov. 29! Page 2!