Headlines for 4/11/2016

School district town hall meetings set
Written by David Schaef

Conneaut School District leaders are hosting three town hall meetings beginning tonight, Monday, April 11, at Conneaut Valley Middle School with a second meeting set for Monday, April 18, at Conneaut Lake Middle School and a final meeting set for Monday, April 25, at Conneaut Area Senior High School. Meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. and last until 9 p.m.

The public meetings are an effort to share information with school district taxpayers and residents about the district with four main topics to be covered - budget, charter school concerns, Worldwide Interactive Network [WIN], and curriculum.

WIN is a career exploration program that students are being required to complete to better help students as they plan their futures whether it is to attend college, enter the work force or take technical training.

The step down budget idea was suggested by Conneaut Schools Superintendent Jarrin Sperry at the school board’s work session held Wednesday evening.

 

Adamsville post office renovation estimates top $100,000
Written by David Schaef

Adamsville Post Office renovations estimates top $100,000

West Fallowfield Township supervisors Marguerite Scullin, Cecil Courtney and Rick Klink met on Thursday, April 7, at 9 a.m. Secretary/treasurer Brenda Williams and three residents attended, along with Township Tax Collector Barb Cowden and Fallowfield Fire & Rescue representative Gina Tribley. Scullin called the meeting to order and led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Supervisors reviewed the minutes of the March 3, 2016, meeting and the monthly expenditures and receipts. Courtney moved to accept minutes and expenditures as printed. Klink seconded.

In public comments Norma McGranahan asked what the status of the Adamsville Post Office is. Scullin said she spoke with the property’s owner, Matt Greleski, yesterday. Greleski is communicating with the United States Post Office, who has sent two contractors to look at the property. They estimate it will cost more than $100,000 to refurbish the current structure to comply with Uniform Commercial Codes. He will continue communicating with the United States Post Office. He is trying to find out when the post office can be rebuilt and how long it will be operational.

 

Greenwood leaders to meet with Army regarding road work
Written by Roseanne Staab

Greenwood Township supervisors held their April public meeting with Supervisor Cecil Stevenson leading the salute to the American Flag. Supervisor Doug Stevenson was also in attendance. Supervisor Richard Muir was absent.

Secretary Kathryn Spencer took the minutes and there were 2 citizens present.

The March meeting minutes were approved unanimously.

There was no Public Comment.

For the Road Report, Road

*************************

Master Doug Stevenson began with road work being done on Mike Wood Boulevard and McMichael Roads. Some dirt roads were hand patched and potholes were cold patched on others.

The intersections were swept after the winter, and a soft spot was repaired on Thomas Road. A driveway pipe was replaced on Mike Wood Boulevard and downed trees were removed from road ways after high winds.

The equipment continues to be maintained, with rear brakes and ball joints replaced on the 2001 Ford. The 1990 F800 and the 2001

Read more in this weeks issue.


For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, April 11, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • Countryside Family Restaurant breakfast, lunch & dinner!
  • See places to dine out! Advertisers inside!
  • Boy Scout Breakfast in Harmonsburg