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  Kent State Exhibit Honors Memory Of Sandra Scheuer  
  Shot And Killed May 4,1970 By The Ohio Natonal Guard:   February 15, 2018 Edition  
Sandy Scheuer
     Sandy Scheuer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Scheuer, of Ridgewood Estates, Boardman, was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen who were responding to protests against the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.
      Ms. Scheuer was not a participant in the protests when she was shot in the neck with an M-1 rifle from a distance of 130 yards while walking between classes. The bullet severed her jugular vein and she died within five or six minutes from loss of blood.
      Her death came on the wedding anniversary of her parents.
      Outside of the classroom, she was an alumna of Boardman High School and an active member of the local Jewish community. Now, almost 50 years later, Ms. Scheuer’s life will be the ...Read More >>
  ‘Green Infrastructure’ Could Enhance Community Safety And The Quality Of Life  
  Forums Predecessor To Zoning Changes:   February 15, 2018 Edition  
     The Boardman Township Planning/Zoning Department held its second, of two forums last week designed to provide community input for a comprehensive plan, “Building a Better Boardman,” at the Lariccia Family Center in Boardman Park. About 125 persons attended the forums, including elected officials and high school students.
      “Feedback and input generated at the forums will help to create priorities in a comprehensive plan and future projects,” Krista Beniston, director of planning/zoning said.
      The comprehensive plan, to serve as a guide for decisions about the future of the community, including goals and a vision, will be developed sometime this summer, Beniston said.
      Additional information from the public for a comprehensive plan is also being generated through an on-line survey currently being conducted by the planning/zoning department. ...Read More >>
  Coach Mancini Reaches Century Mark Milestone  
  by Al Miller, Wrestling Reporter   February 15, 2018 Edition  
Dom Mancini
     The Boardman High School Spartan wrestling team defeated Lakeside on Monday to give Head Coach Dom Mancini his 100th Dual Match victory.
      “I think it’s a milestone of longevity, that’s probably what I’m most proud of, that I’ve stayed with the program this long,” Mancni said.
      Sam DeJoseph started the dual match for the Spartans in the 106# bout and was pinned by Ethan Wannett. The 113# bout was a double forfeit. Spartan Derek Slipkovich jumped out to a 7-2 lead after the first period in his 120# bout against Darian Cowles. In the second period Slip scored a takedown before decking Cowles with a nearside cradle in 3:08. This victory tied the score at 6-6.
      Jason Robinson had a forfeit victory in his 126# bout. Anthony ‘Bagz’ Baglama had a scoreless first period in his 132# bout against Luis Guevara and took control in the second pe...Read More >>
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