Rome Rock Association elects new board members

by Richard Slusher

ROAMING SHORES – The Rome Rock Association held a special election to elect new members to the board during its annual meeting last Saturday, at the Roaming Shores club house.

PV awards top students through a 30th Principal’s Breakfast

by Lauren Locke

 ANDOVER – What often is a dreary start to the week was much more exciting than usual for many of Pymatuning Valley High School’s top students on Monday, April 29, thanks to PV’s 30th annual Principal’s Breakfast as held within Andover Christian Church’s Family Life Center that morning.(From May 3 edition).

Pymatuning State Park-Pa starts up summer projects with big plans for the future

by Lauren Locke

JAMESTOWN – In hopes of continuing to make Pymatuning State Park-PA a better place for those that utilize it each year, park staff and other maintenance personnel are already in the process of starting up several small summer projects, while making plans for even bigger endeavors for the near future.(From May 3 edition).

Pymatuning Garden Club offers plant sale in Andover

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – If you’re looking to purchase some locally grown plants and flowers at a reasonable price, mark your calendars for Pymatuning Garden Club’s plant sale, which this year is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 11, in Andover Public Square.(From May 3 edition).

Grand Valley Public Library announces another ‘Read to the Dogs’ day

by Lauren Locke


ORWELL – If you enjoyed last November’s fun-filled event or were sad to have missed it, you may want to stop in on Saturday, May 4, from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. as Grand Valley Public Library will once again be holding a “Read to the Dogs” event for kids.(From April 26 edition).

MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR: Pierpont resident Brenda Hanson wins the Versatile Horse and Rider Competition

by Lauren Locke

 PIERPONT – With a high score of 65 points, a completion of the course in 4 minutes and 55 seconds, along with her first champion ribbon on Friday, April 12, to accompany the feat, Pierpont resident and professional horse trainer Brenda Hanson left Columbus proudly offering her and her horse Ace as winner of the Versatile Horse and Ride Competition this year.(From April 26 edition).

Kassay Greenhouse opens today in Colebrook for its 18th season

by Lauren Locke


COLEBROOK – If you’re looking for a large selection of affordable flowers or vegetables for spring, be sure to stop in to Kassay Greenhouse for their opening day today, Friday, April 26, at its location of 1158 Route 322 in Colebrook.(From April 26 edition).

Bakery on the Square owners ask for local help through Honeycomb Campaign

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – Despite the challenges Viki and Paul Allin have faced in the past two years since they first decided to relocate their original Meadville business to Andover under the new name Bakery on the Square, neither they, nor their two daughters, are giving up hope.(From April 26 edition).