Monday, October 1, 2001
Fatal car wreckin Weathersfield
WEATHERSFIELD -- The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-car crash that killed a 31-year-old township man.
Reports say that Michael J. Milliron of Salt-Springs Road was driving north on Carver-Niles Road around 2:57 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle went off the right side of the road and struck several trees, ejecting him. Milliron died at the scene, patrol officials said.
HOWLAND -- Police arrested a Warren man on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and aggravated menacing.
Township police reports state that Officer Tim Hughes was driving south on Elm Road around 3 a.m. Saturday when he noticed that someone in the Ford Explorer in front of him was pointing a gun out the window. The officer noted that the gun was being pointed at a passenger in a van that was next to the Explorer. Hughes turned on his lights and siren and stopped the Explorer. The officer found a handgun under a seat in the back of the vehicle.
Police said they plan to file formal charges in municipal court later today.
HOWLAND -- The Howland Public Works Department will collect tree limbs and branches stacked on residents' lawns from Oct. 15 to Nov. 9. Sticks must be less than 6 inches in diameter and stacked with the cut end facing the street.
MINERAL RIDGE -- Weathersfield Board of Education will meet in special session at 6 p.m. Oct.17 in the high school library to award a contract for an addition to Seaborn Elementary School. The work is to be completed by the end of the school year and will cost $2 million. Bids for the project will be opened at noon Oct. 11, Superintendent Rocco Adduci said. A work session on the board's five-year plan will follow the Oct. 17 special meeting. The planning session was rescheduled from Sept. 12. The board meets in regular session at 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in the middle school library.
EAST LIVERPOOL -- Two people are dead after a shooting at a private club. City police were called to the Orioles Club, 622 Dresden Ave., about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, where they found Donald Ingram, age unavailable, and Melissa Bishop, 39, both of East Liverpool, on the floor in the bar area with gunshot wounds to the head. Bishop was dead at the scene. Ingram was taken to Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he died several hours later.
Police said Ingram apparently shot Bishop, a former girlfriend, and then shot himself. A .32-caliber revolver was found at the scene. Police refused today to answer any questions or release further information about the matter.
GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police said someone stole 48 women's sweaters from the Tommy Hilfiger outlet in the Prime Outlet factory shops complex in Springfield Township between 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Store personnel said they don't know how they were taken. They said the sweaters were there around 4 p.m. but were missing three hours later, police said.
HERMITAGE, Pa. -- In celebration of National Nurse-Midwifery Week, Oct. 1-7, Womancare Center of UPMC, 875 N. Hermitage Road, in affiliation with Magee-Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, will conduct a free program, Nurse-Midwives: With Women for a Lifetime, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the center. Call (724) 347-7700 for reservations.
Child-seat safety check
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police will conduct a child-seat installation and safety check from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the New Castle station, Wilmington Road, Neshannock Township. People are asked to bring the vehicle owner's manual, child car seat and instructions, towels and the child. Police say 80 percent of all child car seats are improperly installed.
Westminster forumto focus on mummy
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Dr. Sam Farmerie, curator of cultural artifacts at Westminster College, will present "What Happened to the Mummy?" at a faculty forum at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday in 311 Patterson Hall. Farmerie's free presentation will focus on the legend of and moving of Pesed, an Egyptian mummy who has been at Westminster College since 1885, but now is in Harrisburg for a museum exhibit.