Thanks & Spanks for May 23, 2014

SPANKS, writes a reader, to the customers and delivery person at an East End business for parking in the middle of the street.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the 30 Oak Glen High School football players, wrestlers and National Honor Society members for the work they did at the Laurel Hollow Park cleanup day. Thanks Coach Ian Whittington and Coach Patrick McMillian for instilling community values in your athletes.

THANKS, writes a reader, to all who came out and donated their time and talents during the Laurel Hollow Park clean up in Newell and to all who donated in any way. Also, the Newell Coalition extends our appreciation and thanks to the MoJo Foundation for partnering with us in these efforts.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the LaCroft P.T.A. and the parent volunteers for the spectacular job they did with the 2014 student fun day.

THANKS, writes a reader, to Bonnie Merriman for being a good friend.

THANKS, writes a reader, to those involved in making the Beaver Local Elementary field days a success this year. Thanks to the students for being good sports, administration for their support, secretaries for paper work and rescheduling, cooks for the lunches, bus drivers and transportation department for their patience, the mothers clubs for t-shirts and ribbons, and all the wonderful parent volunteers throughout the week. We could not have done it without each and every one of you.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the Beaver Youth Soccer Association for its generosity toward Beaver Local Elementary. Field Day was a success again this year because of you allowing us to use your fields.

SPANKS, writes a reader, to the city of East Liverpool for the road conditions on lower Shadyside Avenue.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the Spring Grove Avenue neighbors Andrew Barnhart and Mike Kanaby for help given us.

THANKS, writes a reader, to the nice man who put the hood down on my car.

SPANKS, writes a reader, to motorists, including on-duty public service personnel, who block streets while waiting to get fast food.

The LaCroft Elementary PTA sends a THANKS to the volunteers and staff that helped make the school’s Fun Day a huge success. Additional thanks to Tim Horton’s for the donation of donuts and Liverpool Township Volunteer Fire Department for pressure washing the parking lot.