More Changes for Kingsville Township Garage Plans

by Martha Sorohan


 Kingsville Township garage construction manager David Payne told Kingsville Township trustees at their 7 p.m. Aug. 22 meeting that the building is unlikely to meet the December completion deadline.
“We’re a little behind,” he said. “The building will be up, but we won’t meet the deadline.”

City of Conneaut Comments on Councilman's Arrest

by Martha Sorohan

Citing possible liability issues, Conneaut City Manager Jim Hockaday said that a statement he issued Aug. 29 regarding the arrest of Ward 2 Conneaut City Councilman Phil Garcia on Aug. 28 will be the only comment by the city and its employees, including Conneaut City Council.

Conneaut Councilman Phil Garcia Pleads Not Guilty

by Martha Sorohan

Akron attorney J. Reid Yoder told Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court Acting Judge David Fuhry on Aug. 30 that his client, Conneaut City Councilman Phil Garcia, intends to fight and defend himself against a 26-count indictment handed down last week by an Ashtabula County grand jury.

City Council Okays Expenditures of Non-Purchase-Order Invoices

by Martha Sorohan

CONNEAUT – With Conneaut Finance Director John Williams’ 13 years of perfect city audits on the line, Conneaut City Council passed an ordinance at its 7 p.m. meeting Aug. 13 authorizing Williams to pay several contractors’ invoices, each exceeding $3,000, on materials ordered by several city departments without purchase orders in violation of the Ohio Revised Code.

Just One Person Speaks at Public Hearing

by Martha Sorohan

CONNEAUT – Beth Renn may have been the city’s only resident who has thoroughly read and digested the proposed changes in the city’s Codified Ordinances dealing with off-street parking and loading facilities.

Going for the Gold: Back-To-School Celebration Attracts 500

by Martha Sorohan

 

CONNEAUT – Easy to spot among hundreds of students and parents who attended Friday evening’s “Back to School Celebration” at Conneaut Municipal Stadium was Conneaut Area City Schools Superintendent Lori Riley in her trademark gold pants and navy blue shirt.