Headlines for August 29, 2016

Schools open Wednesday, Aug. 31
Written by David Schaef

Students in the Conneaut School District will return to classes on Wednesday, Aug. 31, for the 2016-17 school year, with little change from the previous school year.

Beginning times are the same for elementary, middle, and high schools, buses picking the elementary and middle schools students in a first run along with the Crawford County Career & Technical morning students, then returning to pick up the grades 9 - 12 students.

Bus routes are available and any one with questions can call the Anderson Bus Garage number to inquire about pickup time

Elementary and middle school starting times are in the 7:35 - 7:40 range while the senior high starts at 8:40.

Five teachers left the district since the end of the last school year including Bobbie Surface, Steve Neal, and Susie Miller, who retired and Angelo Picerno who took a job closer to his family home. Of the 5 leaving, the school district replaced only 2.


Park hotel fire protection setup questioned at Sadsbury meeting
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township held the August public meeting, with Supervisor Kevin VanHonk leading the salute to the American flag. Supervisors Lyle Hoovler and Bonnie Smith were in attendance and Secretary Rose Mumau took the minutes. There were 3 citizens present.

The July meeting minutes were approved unanimously.

For Public Comment, a man stood to talk about his house and yard on Schumaker Street.

The grass is tall and the structure must be renovated.

The man talked about a time frame for compliance, and the Board will require an inspection report.

Read more in this weeks issue.

For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, August 29, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

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  • Salute to American Workers! Labor Day !
  • Summit seeks Rec Board members!