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Area Briefing

SOI Fish Fry

WELLSVILLE — The Wellsville Sons of Italy will have our fish fry 4-7 p.m. today, CARRY OUT ONLY.

Menu includes baked or fried fish, fried shrimp and chicken dinners. All dinners come with coleslaw and a choice of french fries, macaroni and cheese or rice. Fish sandwiches, homemade vegetable soup and cake are also available. PUBLIC WELCOME! Call ahead of time to place orders at 330-532-1927.

Salineville going on FB Live

Due to the coronavirus orders, Salineville Mayor Linda Adams announced Thursday the council meeting set for 6 p.m. Monday will be broadcast on Facebook Live. In person attendance of the meeting will be limited only to elected officials, the fiscal officer, legal counsel, a police officer and the reporter. Through Facebook Live on the Salineville village Facebook page, everyone will be able to view the meeting. However, Facebook Live will not be used interactively, so it will not be monitored for questions or comments during the meeting. Instead those wishing to participate can submit their concerns or questions in writing prior to the meeting and it will be read by Adams during the meeting. Letters can be placed in the drop box at village hall addressed to the attention of the mayor and the council until 5 p.m. the day of the council meeting. Adams requests people not use Facebook or Facebook Messenger for questions or comments, because those are used for informational purposes only. The change to using Facebook Live for meetings is a new experience for all of us during these difficult times and Adams said they will continue to use this for the duration of Ohio’s stay at home and social distancing orders. However, once those orders expire, council meetings will go back to the normal format. Additionally, she said the new procedures apply only to meetings of village council. All other meetings of village boards and committees shall be conducted in the same manner as in the past.

Responders need groceries, too

Giant Eagle is launching a dedicated shopping hour for first responders across our communities in all its supermarkets on Thursdays and Fridays, starting 6 a.m. today. On these two days each week, the company will open its doors an hour early for police officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and other trained members of organizations connected with this type of work. After the first hour, Giant Eagle and Market District stores will return to current operating hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. All Giant Eagle and Market District locations, including all in-store pharmacies, and all GetGo locations will be closed on Sunday, April 12. Stores will reopen at 6 a.m. April 13 for seniors, those who are differently abled and those with compromised immune systems, and at 7 a.m. for all other guests. GetGo locations connected to supermarkets will follow a similar schedule, while all stand-alone GetGo locations will close at 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 11 and re-open at 6 a.m. on Monday, April 13. Warehouse work and product deliveries will resume on Monday, April 13.

Sprucevale, Westville Lake work set

County Engineer Bert Dawson’s office announced two bridge projects scheduled to begin Monday. Traffic on Sprucevale Road will be restricted to one lane to complete work on the bridge over the Little Beaver Creek. Short delays may be encountered. Marucci and Gaffney of Youngstown is handling the project, which is expected to last three weeks. Also, traffic on Westville Lake Road in Knox Township will be cut to one lane for, as the engineer’s office reported, subsurface investigation for bridge replacement. Work is expected to start at 8 a.m. and last just one day. Cernica Engineering is the project. Flaggers will be directing traffic.

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