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Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM

'Failure to yield' causes one in five crashes in Ohio

Motorists that do not yield for other vehicles with the right-of-way cause far too many crashes in Ohio each year. Crashes caused by this violation, known as failure to yield or FTY, rose in 2016. In fact, it was a primary cause in nearly one in five crashes in Ohio.

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Malvern Elementary Honor Rolls

Malvern Elementary School students on the principals chart for the fourth nine weeks includes: First Grade: Lilly Chu, Parker Davis, Cooper Dorr, Nathan Ezell, David Furney, Zachary Grimm, Whitley Irwin, Kayla Kerns, Kaylynn Kowal, Channing Masters, Brennan Mitchell, Uriah Mitchell, Tera P

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Minerva M.S. Principal's List/Honor Rolls

Minerva Middle School students on the principals list 4.0 for the fourth nine weeks includes: Sixth-Grade: Dylan Bias, Kaydence Farmer, Emma Hilliard, Hera Hoffee, Leigh Johnson, Makiah King, Izabella (Bella) LaCaze, Calee Lukowski, Daisy Ray, and Mary Vaughan.

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Church services

Minerva United Methodist Church Saturday, June 10: Minerva Hall of Fame Dinner, 6 p.m. Sunday, June 11: Sunday School/VBS, 9:15 a.m.; Worship Service/Habitat for Humanity Speaker, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13: Senior Group Lunch, 10:30 a.m.

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Safety Tips To Remember
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Safety Tips To Remember

(NAPS) Before you use a mower, trimmer, blower, chain saw, pruner or other piece of outdoor power equipment this season, OPEI says, remember to inspect the equipment, review owner's manuals, and review safety procedures. Here are tips to help: 1. Get out your owner's manual.

Weeding through endless lawncare service options
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Weeding through endless lawncare service options

Millions of acres across North America are devoted to lush, green lawns. According to Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, lawns take up 40.5 million acres and individuals spend $30 billion on average for lawn and garden upkeep in the United States alone.

How to plant a tree for successful growth
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

How to plant a tree for successful growth

More sunlight and warm temperatures frequently inspire homeowners to spend more time in the great outdoors during spring and summer. Outdoor projects often top homeowners' to-do lists in spring and summer, with gardens and landscapes taking center stage.

West Township honors heroes at Moultrie Chapel
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

West Township honors heroes at Moultrie Chapel

The West Township Memorial Association held its Memorial Day service May 29, at Moultrie Chapel. Vice President of the West Township Memorial Association Jeff Haynam kicked off the outside program as Master of Ceremonies..

Minerva Art Spot to feature Judy/Judi/Judie/Judith show
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Minerva Art Spot to feature Judy/Judi/Judie/Judith show

Minerva's Market Street Art Spot is pleased to announce its first-ever All--Judy/Judi/Judie/Judith Show, Friday, June 9, 2017 from 5- 9 p.m.

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Madison Smith recognized at Baldwin Wallace University's White Rose Ceremony

Madison Smith was recently nominated by faculty and staff to take part in Baldwin Wallace University's 123rd annual White Rose Ceremony. Smith, a graduate of Minerva High School, was asked to participate in recognition of her special contribution to life at Baldwin Wallace.

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Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Salvation Army offering back- to-school help for local kids

Back to School help is available from the Salvation Army Minerva/Malvern Unit for children in the Minerva and Malvern school districts. Families that meet income guidelines may apply to receive backpacks full of school supplies for their child(ren) grades kindergarten through 8th.

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Blood donors can receive a free Cedar Fair theme park ticket

This summer, the American Red Cross, Cedar Fair theme parks and iHeartMedia/Cleveland Region are partnering to offer a free Cedar Fair park ticket to those who come out to donate blood at select blood drives.

Character Counts - Citizenship
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Character Counts - Citizenship

Malvern students in grades 3-5 who received the character counts award for citizenship are (front row, left to right) Ayden Reed and Cameron Eckard; and (back row) Van Foley, Dante Passio, Thomas Craven, Jacob Kirby, and Lauren Brown.

Character Counts - Citizenship
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Character Counts - Citizenship

Minerva students in grades K-2 who received the character counts award for citizenship are (front row, left to right) Owen Tomlinson, Logan Delaney, Emma Catlett, Taylor Ollis, Alexis Bryan, Jake Bryan, and Kaden Holcomb; (second row) Logan Davidson, Jaxson Earley, Austin Ailing, Vylette Hill, an

Character Counts - Citizenship
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Character Counts - Citizenship

Malvern students in grades K-2 who received the character counts award for citizenship are (front row, left to right) Mason Wetherwax, Emrei Lower and Maya Spencer; and (back row) Bentley Vukich, Parker Davis, Kelsey McCauley, David Furney, and Jack McFall Jr.

Character Counts - Citizenship
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Character Counts - Citizenship

Minerva students in grades 3-5 who received the character counts award for citizenship are (front row, left to right) Beau Keen, Brett Bennett, Macy Stowe, Henry Pitts, and Emily Knox; (second row) Larisa Spivey, Caroline Repella, Nathan Dray, Annabelle Crissman, Chloe Sallade, Mackenzie French,

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

ODOT announces US 30 ramp closures

Beginning on Thursday, June 1 at 6 a.m., the ramp from U.S. 30 west to I-77 south will be closed through Friday, June 30 for a bridge rehabilitation. The detour will be U.S. 30 west to I-77 north to SR 172 west to I-77 south. U.S. 30 east and west between Harrison Ave and Waynesburg Dr.

Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Ohio EPA holds hearing for Carrollton public water well

Potential wetland impacts from the installment of an additional drinking water well in Carrollton will be the focus of a June 15, Ohio EPA public information session and hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 15 at Carrollton Village Hall Council Chambers, 80 Second Street S.W.

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Consumers National Bank adds office
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Consumers National Bank adds office

Minerva-based Consumers National Bank will expand to another county when it opens a full-service branch on Monday in Bergholz. "Expanding to Jefferson County shows that Consumers is committed to bringing community banking to under-served but viable markets," said Ralph J.

Congratulations to outgoing MWCD board member Richard J. Pryce
Jun 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Congratulations to outgoing MWCD board member Richard J. Pryce

Stark County resident Richard J. Pryce attended his last MWCD board meeting in his official capacity as board of director after serving faithfully for the maximum permitted two five-year terms.