MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: First Baptist Church of Dorset welcomes new pastor, Gary Lockwood

by Lauren Locke

DORSET – A lot of changes have been taking place at First Baptist Church of Dorset within the last couple of years, first beginning with the remodeling of their sanctuary (after experiencing a fire in 2017), the resigning of their pastor Randy Brooks in 2018, and now the installation of their new Pastor Gary Lockwood.(From March 15 edition).

Over 150 people attend Andover Public Library’s Birds of Prey program

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – Over 150 wildlife and bird enthusiasts among the community were treated to an evening of interactive experiences involving a red-tailed hawk, peregrine falcon, screech owl, barred owl, as well as an opossum through a “Birds of Prey” program featuring Richard Wyman and Janelle Lawless from Tamarack Wildlife Center on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Andover Public Library.(From March 8 edition).

PV Cheerleaders offer their fourth annual spring craft and vendor show

by Lauren Locke

 ANDOVER – With at least 20 more vendors than what they had last year, community members seemed quite pleased in the selection offered to them at this year’s Pymatuning Valley Cheerleaders’ fourth annual craft show on Saturday, March 2, within the high school in Andover.(From March 8 edition).

Conversation Station selects two winners to revitalize the walls of the center

by Lauren Locke

ORWELL – After offering an art contest in which students were invited to submit mural designs as a way to revamp their local youth center, The Conversation Station selected GV Seniors Abigail Chernesky and Destiny Wilkes as both winners on Thursday, Feb. 21 following a monthly boarding meeting in Orwell.(From March 8 edition).

PV Student Council offers a winter blood drive with American Red Cross

by Lauren Locke

 

ANDOVER – Pop music, free snacks and the opportunity to spend time with friends many have been some of the incentives offered to PV students on Friday, Feb. 22 during Student Council’s bi-annual blood drive with American Red Cross, but for most of them the time represented a chance to save lives.(From March 1 edition).

Andover Village and Township work to condemn old Lighthouse Inn bar

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – After viewing several photographs showing how the inside of the old bar, The Lighthouse Inn is deteriorating since its closing in years prior, both Village and Township officials have been working through the process in having the old property condemned and torn down at its location of 6224 State Route 85 in Andover.(From March 1 edition).

Circle Creek Cabin continues to offer a variety of options within Hartsgrove

by Lauren Locke

HARTSGROVE – Since first opening their store, Circle Creek Cabin in May of 2015, Manager Sara May Fisher and her employees have worked hard to make the business a success by having everything running smoothly and efficiently at their location of 5609 Route 6 in Hartsgrove.(From Mar. 1 edition).