Roaming Shores Village Council passes zoning code detached-garage ordinance

by Lauren Locke

ROAMING SHORES – Through the joining of a special meeting on Thursday, March 7, at the Village Hall, Roaming Shores Village Council met and
voted to pass Ordinance 704-07-18: Amending the Zoning Code Regarding Authorized Variance and General requirements in order to allow a detached garage in the village up to 1,200 square feet.(From March 15 edition).

PV BOE honors several January and February students of the month

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – Primary student Tucker Compan and High School Student Kali Siembor were given recognition as January students of the month (as they had been absent last month), as was fourth grader Haylee Lane and High School Student Logan Mason as February students of the month during Pymatuning Valley’s monthly board of education meeting on Monday, March 11 at the high school.(From March 15 edition).

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).