Valley Community Growth Connection announces splash pad grand opening

by General

ROME TOWNSHIP – After several months of wrapping up the finishing touches to its splash pad at the corner of Route 6 and Route 45 in Rome Township, Valley Community Growth Connection will finally be opening up the splash pad to the public with a grand-opening event this Saturday, July 11, from noon until 6 p.m. next to the playground area.

Brett Allen Morgan writes a song to accompany a Jamestown resident’s novel

by General

SOUTH COUNTY – After a considerable amount of time in putting it together, award-winning public speaker, entertainer and singer-songwriter Brett Allen Morgan is now offering his latest single, “Colt’s Song,” to the public thanks to the help and inspiration of Jamestown resident Christy Lindsay following the release of her self-published novel, “Freeing Colt,” at the beginning of the year.

Pymatuning Valley High School welcomes science teacher Anne Horodyski

by General

ANDOVER – With nine years of teaching experience in Ohio and two years teaching internationally in Surabaya, Indonesia, Trumbull County resident Anne Horodyski will be joining Pymatuning Valley (PV) High School as its newest high-school science teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

Grand Valley Local Schools incorporates an online curriculum

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ORWELL – In order to better accommodate its students and families, Grand Valley Local Schools approved a package quote in order to purchase a customized online educational program from internet-based educational delivery system ACE Digital Academy on Monday, June 29, during its monthly board of education meeting in Orwell.

Cynthia Nye Marsh Memorial Park adds a playground in Hartsgrove

by Lauren Locke

HARTSGROVE – With what first started out as a small roadside rest area in the 1940s that was once owned by the late John Nye each year has developed more and more into a community-based family place off Route 6 West in Hartsgrove (past the roundabout) called “Cynthia Nye Marsh Memorial Park,” thanks to its newest addition, a playground.(From July 3 edition).

Pymatuning State Park-Jamestown completes its kayak launch

by Lauren Locke

 JAMESTOWN– Pymatuning State Park (PA) has made several improvements to its recreation activities throughout the park in Jamestown this year, including its most recent excitement, a kayak launch. (From July 3 edition).

Andover United Methodist Church welcomes Rev. J. Paige Boyer

by Lauren Locke

 ANDOVER – Following the move of the Rev. Rick Harvel and his wife Cindy, the Rev. J. Paige Boyer stepped up as Andover United Methodist Church’s Lead Pastor starting on Wednesday, July 1, in accordance with the denomination’s traditional start date for pastors.(From July 3 edition).