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CASH STUDENTS AT SKILLS USA Print E-mail
Monday, 28 April 2014 00:00

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CASH STUDENTS AT SKILLS USA - Several Conenaut Area Senior High students attended the recent state Skills USA event after qualifying at Regional levels. the team above took part in the Chapter Business Procedure Contest. Student teams of six members demonstrated their knowledge of parliamentary procedure in both a written exam and a team demonstration. The written exam consisted of 100 questions related to materials found in Robert's Rules of Order—Newly Revised. Scores were averaged and included as part of the team's overall score. During the presentation, the team demonstrated the running of a typical business meeting using a standard order of business. The team must properly insert into the order of business the secretary's minutes, treasurer's report and business items identified by the technical committee. In addition to the debate and transaction of the business items, teams had tp also properly demonstrate at least 6 different parliamentary procedure motions, including at least one of each of the following: main, privileged, subsidiary, incidental and motions that bring back issues to the floor. Minutes of the demonstration were read by the secretary upon completion of the demonstration. Students, in photo are, from left - Wyatt Morus (CASH), Lexi Longstreth (Saegertown), Alexia Munoz (CASH), Colleen Freligh (CASH), Matt Morgan (CASH) and Austin Swartout (Saegertown). Gretchen Symons, the Director of the Office of Student Involvement from Allegheny College (a Conneaut Lake High School graduate).assisted the team in preparing. They won the Gold Medal at the state competition and will continue on to Kansas City, MO, June 23 – 28.

 
Body, paint shop seeks zoning variance Print E-mail
Written by Roseanne Staab   
Monday, 28 April 2014 00:00

North Shenango Township supervisors held their April public meeting recently with Supervisors Dan Dickey, Eloise Settlemyre and Bill Emerick in attendance. Secretary Denise Gray took the minutes and there were 2 citizens present. .

For the Code Report, Secretary Gray stated that there were 2 permits issued, one for an RV and one for electrical installation.

Code Officer Mike Klink began with the Conditional Use Variance application for the Dickey Family. An Auto Body and Paint Shop is to open business on Church Road when all requirements are met.

There will not be any mechanical or engine work done at the new facility. A public hearing will be held with the township Solicitor present to discuss Conditional Use requirements.

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  • CASH Eagle spring sports team photos! Pages 17 - 20!
  • Fitness classes, training available locally! Page 3!
  • Three Auctions! Page 16!

 
Headlines for Apr. 21, 2014 Print E-mail

Vo-tech closing student cafeteria
Written by David Schaef

Come next school year, the cafeteria at the Crawford County Career & Technical Center [former Vo-tech] will no longer be in operation to serve student lunches.

Members of the CCCTC board of directors, which include Don Ellis, Jr., Dr. Walter Thomas and David Schaef of the Conneaut School District, along with 3 members each from the Crawford Central School District and PennCREST School District, were so informed when the CCCTC board met last week in regular meeting session.

Primary reason for the change is a change in times that students, primarily PennCREST - Cambridge Springs, Maplewood and Saegertown - students arrive and depart at mid day at the school, leaving the morning session and arriving for the afternoon session.

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Conneaut Lake Borough Council hears concerns over ice cream shop
Written by Roseanne Staab

Conneaut Lake Borough Council held their April meeting, with Chairman Dick Holabaugh, Bill Eldridge, John Chuey, Penny Monahan, and Dwight Stallard in attendance. Councilmen Mike Krepps, Billy Paris and Mayor Timothy Kaider were absent.

Secretary Kathryn Spencer took the minutes and there was 1 citizen present.

Jessica Hamilton and Bruce Lawrence, accountants/auditors from McGill, Power and Bell took the floor to talk about an Independent Audit for the Borough. They discussed procedures, tests, accounting principles, expenditures and receipts, and when figures should match cash and revenues. Assets are considered expenses at this municipality.

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Summerhill supervisors in April meeting
Written by Roseanne Staab

Summerhill Township supervisors held their April public meeting with Supervisors Duane Agnew and Bob Arendash in attendance. Supervisor David Johns was absent. Secretary Brenda Braden took the minutes and there were 4 citizens in present.

The meeting was opened with the salute to the American Flag.

The March meeting minutes were reviewed and approved, along with the Treasurer’s Report.

For Public Participation, a Republican candidate for the 17th District State Representative seat, Ed Franz, stood to introduce himself and speak a little about some of the issues facing Pennsylvania at this time.

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For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, April 21, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • Help FFA raise $2,000! Test drive a Ram Truck! Page 20!
  • Fitness classes, training available locally! Page 3!
  • Good Times! Pages 18, 19!

 
Headlines for Apr. 14, 2014 Print E-mail

AD, boys basketball coach positions filled
Written by David Schaef

The positions of administrative athletic director and head boys basketball coach positions have been filled at Conneaut Area Senior High School.

John Acklin, who had been filling as substitute athletic director since previous athletic director Brandon Crum resigned in November, and had served many years as athletic director at Linesville High School, was named to the position when Conneaut School Board Directors met in April voting session Wednesday, April 9, the meeting taking place at Conneaut Valley Middle School.

All nine of the directors were in attendance - Dr. Walter Thomas, Don Ellis, Jr., Brian Boyce, John Burnham, Kathy Klink, Dot Luckock, Cheryl Krachkowski, Jody Sperry, and David Schaef.

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Linesville borough council wants fire department services paid for when used
Written by David Schaef

Linesville Borough Council, meeting in April session, passed a resolution that authorizes the Linesville Volunteer Fire Department to invoice and bill third party users of emergency, fire, medical transport and accidental services for costs and expenses incurred.

Thus if the department is called out to fight a fire in the borough, remove water from property after a storm, come to a medical emergency, or respond to an automobile accident - services provided by the fire department - the resolution allows for billing.

The resolution says the Borough of Linesville endorses all prudent activities that they undertake to keep fiscally sound.

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Tire energy plant plans moving along
Written by Roseanne Staab

Greenwood Township supervisors held their April public meeting, with Supervisors Berk Bossard, Cecil Stevenson and Diane Adsit in attendance.

Secretary Donna Kean took the minutes and there were 3 interested citizens present.

The meeting was called to order with the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.

The March meeting minutes and the minutes from a special meeting were all approved by una-nimous vote.

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For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, April 7, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • Help FFA raise $2,000! Test drive a Ram Truck! Page 18!
  • Fitness classes, training available locally! Page 3!
  • Neighborhood Crime Watch

 
Headlines for Apr. 6, 2014 Print E-mail

Old cheerleading uniforms go on sale
Written by David Schaef

Cheerleading uniforms, mostly from the old Conneaut Lake and Conneaut Valley High Schools, will be put up for sale by the school district Conneaut school directors decided when they met in work session Wednesday evening at Conneaut Valley Middle School.

A request on how to dispose of the uniforms was made with information to be dispensed through the alumni groups in the areas and on the school district web site.

The uniforms have no value/use to current cheerleading squads at the two middle school at Conneaut Lake and Conneaut Valley who received new uniforms in the Eagle colors and mascot this past winter boy’s basketball season.

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Summit leaders name new supervisor
Written by David Schaef

Summit Township supervisors held their April public meeting with Supervisors Bill Agnew and Harry McGrath in attendance. Secretary Cindy McCoy took the minutes and there were 8 citizens present.

All stood to salute the American Flag before Supervisor Bill Agnew announced the appointment of Jerauld Smith to the vacant Supervisor’s seat. Mr. Smith will complete the remaining term of Joel Stone, who has moved out of the township to reside.

This Supervisor’s position will be subject to vote by the public when the term is completed at the end of 2015..

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Sadsbury supervisors hold April meeting
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township supervisors held their April public meeting at the rescheduled time of Tuesday, April 1. Supervisors in attendance were Kevin VanHonk, Lyle Hoovler and Bonnie Smith.

Secretary Rose Mumau took the minutes and there was 1 citizen present. The salute to the American Flag preceded the acceptance of the meeting minutes of March 11th, the Treasurer’s Report, and the payment of bills of March 14th and 28th.

For the Road Report, Road Master Mark Sobieski informed the Board that the transit used by the Road Crew is old and in need of repair. There was a discussion as to whether it would be feasible to purchase a new one.

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For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, April 7, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • CASH spring sports seasons are underway! Pages 8, 9!
  • Fitness classes, training available locally! Page 5!!
  • Cottage for sale! Page 10!

 
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