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PIES FOR CC FAIR - Frances Sperry, one of Fallowfield United Methodist Church expert pie crust makers, is shown measuring water for a pie crust. Fair-goers are urged to stop at the Fallowfield UM Church Pie Tent while visiting at the fair. See story in Atlantic column page 16 on history of the pie baking. Some 1,800 to 2,000 pies are sold during the fair.
- Written by DAVID SCHAEF DAVID SCHAEF
- Created: 21 August 2017 21 August 2017
Linesville area residents heard a proposal to build and extend a bike trail in the area at a meeting held Monday, Aug. 14, at the Eagle Nest pizza shop on Penn Street, Linesville.
The benefits of such an extension was said to be increased economic activity in the area as bikers, walkers, runners, snow mobilers, etc., have disposable money to spend and do spend - the trail used by more than just local people out and about.
Main speaker at the meeting was Dan Bickel, manager of the Pymatuning State Park system in the Crawford and Mercer County areas, the lake and the state park land.
Hosting the meeting at the Eagle Nest was new shop owner Gary Hite - the shop once known at the Eagles Nest Pizza. Hite spoke of owning bike shops elsewhere before moving to Linesville and the increased economic activity in the area as the trails brought in visitors/tourists.
Bickel gave a history of a proposed Linesville Rail Trail project from the late 2008 - 09 era by the then Envision Linesville group, since not active, but their study a basic outline of trails.
Bickel said the first step in doing a trail would complete a section from Hartstown Road near the Spillway Inn to South Chestnut Street in Linesville - that section would extend a trail that runs along the old railroad bed down past the Spillway.
The section would include a bridge over Linesville Creek, way back of the high school in the area known as The Trestle.
Bickel said, and others echoed the statement, - See Trails page 18<
- HAVE FUN AT CC FAIR - UNDERWAY - PAGES 17 - 20!
- NORTH SHENANGO MEETING HEATED! PG. 2
- North Shenango citizens unload frustrations
FAIR WEEK PIES - The Crawford County Fair starts Sat., Aug. 19 and runs through Sat., Aug. 26. One of the more popular and well known vendors is the Fallowfield United Methodist Church Pie tent. Shown here are the coconut cream and lemon meringue pie crusts being made. Bakers, from left to right around the table are Joyce McConnell, Eva Mergl, Bette Burnett, Barb Bailey, Frances Sperry, Joyce Jacobs, Cindy Good, Cindy Corner, Debbie Hall, Kristy Manuel, and Debbie Muir, just some of the pie bakers getting ready. Be sure to visit their tent and enjoy a slice of pie.
- Written by DAVID SCHAEF DAVID SCHAEF
- Created: 14 August 2017 14 August 2017
Conneaut School Board members voted to combine the junior high middle school 7th and 8th grade girl’s basketball programs effective immediately as the fall sports season was ready to begin when school directors met Wed., Aug. 9.
The immediate reason for the combination - Conneaut Lake joining the Conneaut Valley team - was a lack of coaches for the CL team and the fact the fall sports season was beginning Monday, Aug. 14.
Despite efforts to recruit coaches - advertising and asking - no potential coaches stepped forward with Conneaut School directors wanting to still have a way for the Conneaut Lake girls to play.
Plans are being made to bus the Lake girls to Valley at the end of the school day - and during pre-season practice times from Lake Middle to Valley, and when games are scheduled during the season.<
- HAVE FUN AT CC FAIR - BEGINS SAT. - PAGES 18, 19!
- PADDLEFEST STORY/PHOTOS - PAGES 19, 20!
- DOWNTOWN PROJECT INFO