Members of the Crystal Township Board voted Wednesday evening to adopt the 2016-2017 fiscal year township budget.
In satisfying a longtime goal of receiving small improvements at the Greenville Area Recreation and Community Center, new window blinds will now be coming to the facility.
After 13 years, from learning to tie their shoes in kindergarten to taking their final academic exams this past year, the 55 seniors of Montabella High School became the school’s 50th graduating class Sunday. Dressed in cap and gown in the class colors of navy blue and white, with the class flower, a white rose with blue tips, pinned to their 2016 stoles of the same colors, the seniors spent their final day as high school students together, reminiscing on past events while also looking forward to the future.
There is but one day in four years of attending high school when a student can be considered the official guest of honor — graduation day. For the 248 seniors at Greenville High School, Sunday marked the final day in which they entered their school as students and exited as alumni.
As a seventh grade student, Julia Gabrysh found her passion in life early, and at the age of 12, she wasn’t shy in her efforts to perfect her craft. While other students would be finishing up their lunches, or perhaps gossiping about the day’s happenings outside of the classroom, Gabrysh would command the attention of everyone — whether they wanted to deliver it or not.
After a long and sometimes educationally turbulent four years at Montabella High School, senior Jalen Kilchermann, a funny, caring 17-year-old, appeared to be derailed from the tracks that led to graduating with her fellow classmates this upcoming Sunday. With just a few short months in her final year of high school, she held a failing 11 percent in her chemistry class, a grade that would hold her back from earning a high school diploma.
In addressing his fellow graduates, valedictorian Josiah Jacobsson had a simple message for the Grattan Academy High School Class of 2016 — “enjoy the present and live for today.”
Straight from their own kitchen, with family recipes ranging from Sicilian chicken grilled cooked over an open flame to their signature award-winning pizzas, Davide and Dan Uccello are ready for this city to embrace a long-awaited dream. On Monday, the doors to Flo’s Pizzeria Ristorante and Sports Bar will officially open as the brothers celebrate the grand opening of their newest restaurant at 107 S. Lafayette St.
In looking at the proposed 2016-2017 capital improvements budget Tuesday, members of the Greenville City Council are facing some ambitious goals. During the special meeting, the council, with Councilwoman Frances Schuleit absent, listened as City Manager George Bosanic presented his proposed budget.
There was a time when Annette Enness was ashamed of who she was, that a condition that didn’t define, but limited her, was all that friends, family and strangers were thinking about. The Stanton woman suffered from a mental illness, and she struggled to find help that could make a lasting impression and turn her life back around.