Woman dies in wreck
MERCER, Pa. -- Jean Collers, 60, of Grove City, Pa., died around 9 a.m. Sunday when she lost control of her car traveling west on Pa. Route 58 in Findley Township and entered the lane of oncoming traffic, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. The road was a snowy slushy mix. Collers' car collided with a car driven by Donald Connell, 63, also of Grove City, state police said. His injuries were described as moderate. Both vehicles came to rest off the south edge of state Route 58.
District to hold fish sale
SALEM -- The Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District is conducting its spring fish sale for area pond and lake owners. Various fish species such as largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crappie, perch and white amur are being offered. Deadline for ordering is April 11. Pickup will be at 2:30 p.m. April 14 at the SWCD office in Salem. Take a container filled with your pond's water. Five to 10 gallons per 100 fish is required. Line containers with a new plastic liner before adding water. The white amur must be placed in a container with a lid or a liner large enough to be tied at the top, and only two amur can be placed in each 5 gallons of water. For prices or an order form, call (330) 332-8732 or 1-(877) 345-1198.
Hearing set for captain
CORTLAND -- A preliminary hearing for a city police captain facing a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated will be held in Central District Court in the next few weeks. Capt. Stan Lancey entered a written plea of innocent to the charge Monday. By entering the written plea, Lancey did not have to appear in court.
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers arrested Lancey around 4 a.m. Thursday after the police officer was involved in a one-vehicle crash on state Route 46 in Bazetta Township, a spokesman for the patrol said. Lancey was working at the time of the crash. Chief Gary Mink said he gave Lancey a breath test, but it registered no alcohol in Lancey's breath. Lancey told the trooper that he is on several medications. Lancey submitted a urine test that will be sent to the state lab for analysis, the report states.
Candidates to speak
NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The public is invited to the Lawrence County Young Democrats' candidates night at 7 p.m. today at Eat 'N Park restaurant, 100 Washington St. Democratic candidates for Lawrence County District Attorney and New Castle City Council will be on hand. For more information, call (724) 971-7138.
Church to host revival
NILES -- Valley Missionary Baptist Church, 405 Depot Street, will hold a revival service at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.
Rev. Talmadge J. Thomas, pastor of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, in Toledo will lead the service. Rev. Larry Scott is pastor of the Niles church.
For more information call (330) 652-8076.
Fire does $75K damage
BOARDMAN -- Fire caused about $75,000 damage to a house at 152 Jeanette Drive on Monday afternoon.
No one was injured in the blaze, but firefighters said the homeowner was taken to the hospital for a medical condition. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen.
Rideshare pairs drivers
YOUNGSTOWN -- With gasoline prices going up, Eastgate Regional Council of Governments is reminding residents about its Rideshare carpool program.
Rideshare's computer-based ride-matching program can help commuters find rides with others to work or school. Interested commuters provide Rideshare with their names, work schedules and other information and are then matched with fellow commuters.
If a match is made, commuters are sent a list of potential carpool partners. For more information, call (330) 779-3800.