Two vie for seat on conservation board

Two vie for seat on conservation board


Mahoning Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct a special election for district board of supervisors Nov. 18 at the district office, 850 Industrial Road. One board member will be elected to a three-year term.

Candidates are Richard DeLuca, retired water-pollution control manager in Struthers and environmental consultant for Lowellville and Campbell; and Gary Ruggles Jr., current Mahoning SWCD fiscal agent and director of Area II Ohio Federation SWCD for Columbiana, Mahoning and Stark counties.

County residents and landowners have three options to vote: call or visit the SWCD office, 330-740-7995; cast an absentee ballot at the district office by 4 p.m. Nov. 17; or cast a ballot between 9 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 18 at the SWCD office.

School open house


The Poland school district is encouraging parents and local residents to become more familiar with its schools by participating in open houses, classroom visitations, tours and other informational activities during American Education Week, Nov. 13-19.

For more information, contact the district’s offices at 330-757-7000.

Reorganizational meeting planned


Youngstown Works Coalition is reconvening “Coming Back” under the new direction of Andrea Mahone. The reorganizational meeting will begin at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 17 at Choffin Career Center, 200 E. Wood St.

The focus of Youngstown Works Coalition is to ensure that females, city residents and minorities are involved with apprenticeship opportunities, building trades and construction-career training.

All those who are interested in connecting good people with great opportunities should attend.

The coalition will set goals for new construction projects in the Mahoning Valley. For more information, call Andrea Mahone at 330-716-3414.

The former chairman of Youngstown Works was Al Curry, Youngstown City Schools Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance Officer of building construction projects.

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