Austintown board picks asst. superintendent
The Austintown Board of Education has appointed Jeremy Batchelor as its new assistant superintendent.
Batchelor was granted a three-year contract during the regular meeting on Wednesday.
"I am very excited to be the new assistant superintendent of the Austintown Schools. I spent several years in Austintown in the beginning of my career and I am happy to be coming home," he said.
Batchelor formerly worked as an assistant principal in the district.
Landscapers sought for post-demolitions
WARREN - Landscapers are being sought by the Trumbull County Land Bank to maintain properties through the Neighborhood Initiative Program.
"Through the NIP program, TNP is seeking to stabilize neighborhoods through the demolition of derelict vacant properties, but the work doesn't end there - we also need a maintenance plan until an end user can be identified, "said Matt Martin, Executive Director of the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership.
A significant number of residential properties will be demolished through NIP during the next 18 months. The properties will require landscape maintenance. Contractors must meet the land bank's qualifications and partner in its mission to revitalize neighborhoods.
Contractors can contact the land bank at 330-469-6828, shawn@ tnpwarren.org or in person at 170 N. Park Ave. in downtown Warren to fill out a contractor pre-qualification form.
Gov. Kasich to speak at Tressel's installation
YOUNGSTOWN - Ohio Gov. John Kasich will be the keynote speaker during the installation ceremony for Youngstown State University President James P. Tressel.
The ceremony for YSU's ninth president will be held 2 p.m. Monday in the Beeghly Center on the YSU campus.
In addition to Kasich, several state government and higher education leaders also are expected to attend the ceremony. The installation is open to the public. Free parking will be available on campus, and a reception will follow.
Niles McKinley to hold orientation
NILES - The Niles McKinley High School will hold an orientation for two sessions at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Aug. 20 in the high school auditorium, 616 Dragon Drive.
All freshmen and new students, along with their parents or guardians, are invited to attend. Building and guidance counselors will be on hand.
Township to meet on road personnel
WARREN TOWNSHIP - Warren Township Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. today at the administration building to discuss road personnel matters.