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  Twelve On List As Candidates For Police Chief  
  April 13, 2017 Edition  
     Boardman Township Trustees have received a list of ten candidates who will be interviewed for the post of township police chief.
      Boardman’s current chief, Jack Nichols, will retire, effective Jan. 4, 2018.
      Five members of the Boardman Police Department have applied for the chief’s position, including Narcotics Enforcement Unit Commander, Sgt. Mike Hughes; Det. Rick Balog, School Resource Officer Chuck Hillman Jr., Det. Glenn Riddle and Sgt. John Allsopp.
      A former member of the Boardman Police Department, Bureau of Criminal Identification Special Agent James Ciotti is also a candidate for chief. Ciotti is supervisor/special operations of the Northeast District of Ohio of the BCI.
      FBI Agent Todd D. Werth, supervisory special agent assigned to the bureau’s local office on Sahara Trail, is among the ten f...Read More >>
  Canfield Fair President George Roman Announces New Concert Partnerships  
  April 13, 2017 Edition  
     The Canfield Fair is partnering with local business JAC LIVE to book the music acts for the 2017 Canfield Fair. In addition, the Fair will also be working with Ticketmaster as the ticketing agent for all 2017 Grandstand events.
      This new partnership represents the first time the two local entities have come together and the first time the fair has transitioned its ticketing system to Ticketmaster.
      “The Canfield Fair and its board of directors knew that the time was right to make the entertainment stronger at the Fair and to move to a partnership with organizations that have a larger, more global reach,” George Roman, Canfield Fair director, said.
      The Canfield Fair will announce the first act (rumored to be Jon Cougar Mellancamp) coming to the 2017 Canfield Fair on Mon., Apr. 17 at 7:00 a.m. “At the Fair, we have a history of bringing t...Read More >>
  New Fire Station Set To Open In March, 2018  
  April 6, 2017 Edition  
     Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Thurs., Mar. 30 for a new main fire station in Boardman Township. The 18,000 sq. ft. facility will be constructed at Market St. and Stadium Dr. at a cost of some $3.3 million.
      About 50 persons, largely fire-fighters and township, local school and park officials attended the ceremony.
      The new station will be more than double the size of the current main fire station at Southern Blvd. and Rt. 224, that was built around 1930.
      The new facility will include living and office areas and apparatus bays.
      “We have designed a fire station that kept costs down, and yet will still be a focal point for our community,” Tom Costello, chairman of the Boardman Township Board of Trustees said, noting the township hopes to relocate to its new facility by March, 2018.
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