NORTH LIMA -- Beaver Township trustees will have their annual organizational meeting at 6:15 p.m. today. They will conduct their regular monthly meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. Both meetings will be in the township meeting room in the South Range Plaza.
SEBRING -- The latest negotiations between the Sebring school board and the district's teachers union produced little progress, union spokeswoman JoAnn Jones said this morning. The sides met for four hours Sunday. The teachers union has been working without a contract since Aug. 31. Schools Superintendent Howard Friend said school board negotiators also believe little progress was made at Sunday's meeting, and further negotiations, which are with a federal mediator, have not been scheduled.
HANOVERTON -- The village will soon begin pickup of Christmas trees left at curbs. Decorations must removed and they will be taken for recycling, Mayor Dan Kibler said.
In other matters at its meeting Monday, council committee assignments were announced: Building, Scott Sabatino, Mark Grate, and Jane Wilson; Building Permits, Sabatino, Don Sheen and Dave Kiewall; Utilities, Jack Barrett, Kiewall and Wilson; Ordinances, Wilson, Kiewall and Grate; Safety, Sheen, Barrett and Kiewall; Streets, Barrett, Grate and Sheen; Parks and Playground, Wilson, Sheen and Grate; and Finance, Kiewall, Sabatino and Wilson.
Eagle Point North
HERMITAGE, Pa.-- The city planning commission has approved the final plan for phase two of Eagle Point North, a single-family housing development off Spangler Road.
Developer Dan Leali has said the second phase will encompass 45 building lots on Lori Lane which serves as the access route off Spangler Road for the development. Phase two will open Lori Lane to Sample Road, creating a second route into the development, said Marcia Hirschmann, city director of planning and zoning. The plan now goes to the city commissioners for consideration.
In other business, the commission approved allowing the Shenango Valley Teachers Federal Credit Union to renovate the former Dallas Hartman offices at 559 N. Hermitage Road into a branch office. The credit union's main office is on Sharpsville Avenue in Sharon, Hirschmann said.
SHARON, Pa. -- Leslie Ann Dilley, 30, of First Street, Fredonia, was freed on her own recognizance after her arrest on charges of failure to make required disposition of funds received and misappropriation of entrusted property.
Police said Dilley was named executrix of her late father's estate and that, between August 2000 and August 2001, she is accused of spending $15,000 from the estate on herself rather than allocating it as directed by her father's will.
A warrant was issued for her arrest and she turned herself in at the police station at 1 a.m. Monday. She was arraigned before District Justice James McMahon.
Police kill dog
SHARON, Pa. -- Police said they had to kill a dog running at large in the 400 block of Alderman Avenue.
Police were called around 1:30 p.m. Monday by residents who said the dog was aggressive toward people and other dogs.
The investigating officer reported the dog, believed to be a boxer, charged him when he got out of his car. The officer sprayed the dog with chemical Mace but the dog continued to rush at him, police said. The officer then shot the dog. The dog had no license or identification tag.