The Community News of Crawford County, PA
RETIREMENT RECOGNITION Print E-mail
Written by David Schaef   
Monday, 27 January 2014 00:00

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RETIREMENT RECOGNITION - Jane Headley [L] was recognized for her 38 years of service in the Linesville area court system on Friday, Jan. 24, her last day of work at District Justice Rita Marwood’s office. She began her employment in 1976 for Justice of the Peace Carol Good, who became a District Justice and went on to work for a total of four other justices, Wendell Bennett, Don McCandless, Wayne Hanson and Marwood. Presenting certificate of recognition from the State House of Representatives is State Rep. Greg Lucas [R]. Headley noted computerization as the biggest change in her office work, going from handwritten ledgers books and all hand written reports to two computer changes and the increased criminal case load handled in the office. Noting she’ll miss the people she has worked with - in office, county courthouse, police - she points to a new chapter beginning in her life that will include golfing, traveling and spending more time with her grandchildren. She is married to Ron Headley. The couple reside in the Linesville area. The District Justice office area covers 4 boroughs and 12 townships.

 
Conneaut awarded resource officer grant Print E-mail
Written by David Schaef   
Monday, 27 January 2014 00:00

Harrisburg – Gov. Tom Corbett and Sen. Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) have announced that $3.9 million has been awarded to 81 schools and municipalities for the placement of school resource officers and school police officers in schools across Pennsylvania.

The awards include $37,600 to the Conneaut School District.

Other area schools that received awards include Mercer, Crawford Central, Jamestown, Commodore Perry, and Farrell.

“The safety of our children is of the utmost concern to me, Senator Scarnati and members of the General Assembly,” Corbett said. “This funding is the first step in providing schools with resources to ensure our students are learning in a safe and secure environment.”

Read more in this weeks issue.


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  • Local pharmacy business looks at year just ended
  • Firemen will be holding fund raising event
  • CV Little League Baseball plans sign-ups

 
Headlines for Jan. 20, 2014 Print E-mail

CASH D. 10 league assignments pose challenges
Written by David Schaef

District 10 has released its recommendations for the next two years of sport team assignments and those looking to check where the Conneaut Area Senior High Eagles play will certainly see some raised eye brows as the school fared poorly in a number of cases in their Region[league] assignments, especially in football and girl’s basketball.

Talk about distances traveled and a lack of rivalries [expect poor attendance and gates], the setup is there.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Conneaut Township continues arrangement with ag secretary
Written by Roseanne Staab

Conneaut Township recently held their mandatory re-organizational meeting with the regular January public meeting being held at its usual time.

The citizens have agreed that Supervisor George Greig is welcome to telephone from Harrisburg each month for the public meetings, and this arrangement has worked out quite well.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Greenwood leaders re-organize for year
Written by Roseanne Staab

Greenwood Township recently held the mandatory re-organizational meeting, followed by the regular January public meeting. All newly-elected officials have been sworn in with Berk Bossard winning the Supervisor’s seat.

Cecil Stevenson is to be the Chairman with Diane Adsit the Vice-Chairwoman. Doug Stevenson will be retained as Road Master, William Walker as Solicitor and MDIA is to remain as the Building Code Inspector. MDIA, Middle Department Inspection Agency, is to be the Flood Plain Administrator, also.

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For additional details about these stories , as well as the headlines noted below, please purchase a Monday, Jan. 20 2014, newspaper at area locations or a digital download of the paper.

  • Renew CLAAS membership!
  • CV LL softball signups!
  • Lakeland/Valley planning Valentine party

 
Headlines for Jan. 13, 2014 Print E-mail

Cheryl Krachkowski appointed as Conneaut region school director
Written by David Schaef

Cheryl Krachkowski, a Summit Township resident, who had last served on the Conneaut School Board in 2010 - 2011, having resigned mid 2011 when she moved from Region 1 to Region 2, was re-appointed to the school board when the remaining 8 directors voted 5 - 3 to appoint her to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Lorri Drumm in December.

She was sworn in upon her election and took her seat with the appointment running until December of 2015.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Kevin VanHonk elected Sadsbury chairman, Bonnie Smith, newly elected, seated on board
Written by Roseanne Staab

Sadsbury Township supervisors held the mandatory re-organizational meeting, followed by the regular January public meeting, Monday, Jan. 6.

All newly-elected officials were sworn in at the District Magistrate’s office.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Lake borough council selects 2014 officers
Written by Roseanne Staab

Conneaut Lake Borough Council held its mandatory reorganization meeting, followed by the January public meeting, with Mayor Timothy Kaider officiating over the swearing-in ceremony.

The signing of oaths and ethic forms is complete.

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  • Renew CLAAS membership!
  • CV LL baseball signups!
  • CASH sports ...

 
Headlines for Jan. 6, 2014 Print E-mail

Four express interest in school board opening
Written by David Schaef

As the deadline for applying for the vacancy on the Conneaut School Board of Education approached on Friday, Jan. 3, four people had formally applied to fill the opening created in Region 2 when Lorri Drumm resigned in December.

The Region 2 area covers the boroughs of Conneautville and Springboro and the townships of Spring, Summit and Summerhill.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Conneaut Lake Borough Council passes 2014 budget at year end meeting
Written by Roseanne Staab

The Conneaut Lake Borough Council held the December public meeting recently with presiding Council members Mike Krepps, Bill Eldridge, Billy Paris, Dick Holabaugh, Mayor Timothy Kaider and Dwight Stallard in attendance. Council members Penny Monahan and John Chuey were absent, as was Solicitor Jeff Millin. Secretary Kathryn Spencer took the minutes and there were 3 interested citizens present. Chairman Dick Holabaugh led everyone in the Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag.

Council then presented the public with a Christmas Party that included snacks of spicy chicken nuggets, spinach quiches bites, candy, cookies, apple pie, cake and apple cider. Everyone enjoyed the goodies while Council conducted business.

Read more in this weeks issue.

 

Greenwood supervisors hold December meeting
Written by Roseanne Staab

The Greenwood Township Board of Supervisors held their recent December public meeting with presiding Board members Timothy McCracken, Cecil Stevenson and Diane Adsit in attendance. Secretary Donna Kean took the minutes and there were 4 interested citizens present.

For Public Comment, Jesse Arnett stood to talk to the board about a septic system for a church at the Crossroads subdivision.

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  • Renew CLAAS membership!
  • Nicolls & Auctions ad!
  • lucas kicks off run for 50th District seat

 
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