E-school sessions for parents, students

E-school sessions for parents, students


Representatives from Ohio Connections Academy, an e-school serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade from across Ohio, will host an information session for interested parents and students from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 28 at Fairfield Inn and Suites, 801 N. Canfield-Niles Road.

The information sessions are designed to educate prospective parents and students about the virtual public school and answer questions about how the program works, the benefits to students and how to enroll. The sessions are scheduled across the state for families making enrollment decisions for the upcoming school year. Enrollment for the 2014-15 year is open.

A listing of the scheduled information sessions is available on the Ohio Connections Academy website at www.OhioConnections-Academy.com/Events.

Woman arrested in man’s stabbing


Police arrested a 54-year-old woman about 6:45 p.m. Sunday after a man was stabbed in the chest with a box cutter.

Reports said an officer on patrol on Gypsy Lane by the Union Square Plaza spotted a man bleeding from the chest. The man said a woman stabbed him when he left a nearby store.

The officer got a description of the woman and found her in front of a 500 Gypsy Lane apartment complex, reports said.

Electa Johnson, 54, of Gypsy Lane, was arrested on a charge of felonious assault and taken to the Mahoning County jail. The man is being treated at ValleyCare Northside Medical Center.

VFW gives to DAV


Hubbard Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3767 has donated some $12,000 to Disabled American Veterans Trumbull County Chapter 11, according to 21 WFMJ-TV, The Vindicator’s broadcast partner.

The money, raised at Post 3767’s annual spring benefit, will be used to support veterans in financial need and to cover costs for handicapped-accessible projects.

“Somebody’s got to be there to step up and help them. What I really appreciate: Chapter 11 does the right thing with our money,” said Post 3767 Commander Bob Orr.

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