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WRITER: Beth Shiller

For the record - Girard

Girard WHAT: Board of Education meeting Thursday PRESENT: Mark Zuppo, Diane Alejars, Vincent Ragozine, Sue Ellen Harris-Davis, Karen Thomas and Superintendent Bryan O’Hara The board: • Recognized the students of the month. Scholarship — Emily Semple, 10th grade; Casey Brookbank, seventgh grade and Kia Williams, eighth grade. Service award — Kennedy Siebert, 10th grade. Citizenship award — Ashley ...

For the record - Liberty

Liberty What: Township trustee meeting Tuesday Present: Arnie Clebone, Greg Cizmar and Devon Stanley Trustees: • Appointed Greg Cizmar as chairman and Arnie Clebone as vice chairman; • Set meeting times at 6:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month, beginning March 16. The February meeting will be Feb. 10 as the third Monday is Presidents’ Day. The board also will have weekly meetings 7:30 a.m. ...

For the record - Liberty

Liberty What: Board of Education organizational meeting Jan. 13 Present: Calvin Jones, Chris Brookbank, Scott Davis, Diana DeVito and David Malone Board members: • Elected Calvin Jones as president and Chris Brookbank as vice president; • Established regular board meetings for 2020 at 5:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of each month; • Established salaries of board members at $85 per meeting, with a ...

Liberty’s flower fracas grows on

LIBERTY — The Liberty in Bloom volunteer organization demands answers as to whether their organization will be uprooted. A letter was sent to trustees in November that not only outlined what the organization does for the township, but also demanded an answer to whether trustees want to continue the relationship. “In case there is a difference of opinion between Liberty in Bloom volunteers and the Board ...

Hubbard FOP says equipment neglected

HUBBARD — In the midst of the township trustees’ discussion about keeping the police department, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 85 said it wants to shed light on items that have been neglected. “There are a few important things that the public needs to be made aware of in regards to the current situation with the Hubbard Township Police Department that I would like to address,” Sgt. Ron Fusco, FOP ...

High school students get ready for work

WARREN — Howland High School senior Jakob Campbell, 17, spends two school days per week in the hospital. He’s not a patient. Campbell is there to work. “I mop the floors, wipe down the elevators with stainless steel wipes, vacuum the floors and also wipe down chairs, tables — all that kind of stuff. I’ll also pull trash bags from the trash,” Campbell said. He is one of the students in a new ...

Call for change in Hubbard Township

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — The Fraternal Order of Police Local 85 and some township residents are losing faith in their trustees and are planning to explore legal action to remove them from office. An unofficial petition has been circulating around the internet for a month, asking for the resignation of Trustee Fred Hanley, who prior to 2020 was the board’s chairman. “This letter serves to inform you that we ...

Eagle Joint Fire District

Hubbard WHAT: Eagle Joint Fire District organizational meeting Wednesday PRESENT: Marianne Hallapy, Mike Pieton, Rick Hernandez, Mike Kerr and Paul Aaron Board members: • Appointed Marianne Hallapy as board chairwoman and Mike Pieton as board vice chairman; • Appointed Mike Pieton as head of the personnel and training committee; Mike Kerr as head of the finance committee; Paul Aaron as head of the ...

Hubbard City Council

Hubbard WHAT: City Council meeting Monday PRESENT: Mayor Ben Kyle, William J. Williams, Bonnie Viele, Robin V. Zambrini, Michael J. Mogg, Michael Toda, Jerome C. Crowe, Michael E. Kerr and Ryan M. Hallapy Councilmen: • Appointed Lorrie Brown as council clerk and Marianne Hallapy as temporary clerk when Brown is absent; • Appointed Mogg and Hallapy to the union cemetery board, Crowe to the council of ...

Hubbard police union gives ‘zero confidence’ vote to trustees

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP — The township police union has zero confidence in the board of trustees, as well as its police chief, Todd Coonce, according to a vote taken by the FOP Lodge 85 on Wednesday. At their reogranizational meeting Tuesday, trustees voted to reject the fact-finder’s recommendation in order to continue efforts to save the police department. The report was compiled by Jerry Sellman, an attorney ...