Land Bank meeting place moved
STEUBENVILLE - The location of an informational meeting regarding land banks scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on Thursday has been moved to Room 103 of the Pugliese Training Center, 110 John Scott Highway.
Jim Rokakis and Robin Darden Thomas of the Thriving Communities Institute will give an overview of land banks by discussing how they are formed, organized, funded and how they can assist communities, according to Rich Fender of the Jefferson County Regional Planning Commission.
Water district's tree, shrub sale ongoing
WINTERSVILLE - The Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District's annual tree and shrub seedling sale is under way and will continue through the end of the month.
Most of the plantings available are native to Ohio, according to officials.
Species should be selected based on soil type at the planing site.
Seedlings are one-year and two-year seedlings and will arrive bare-root in packets of five seedlings per group and average between 6 and 12 inches in height.
The sale includes flowering dogwoods, eastern hemlocks and persimmons, as well as white oak, chestnut oak and shagbark hickory.
For information, contact the soil and water district office at (740) 264-9790 or visit the office at 587 Bantam Ridge Road. Regular office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays.
The deadline for placing orders is April 1, and tree packets will be available for pickup at the office on April 21-22.
Tree trimming work to continue on road
DILLONVALE - Tree trimming work along state Route 150 will continue Monday as a section of the road between Dillonvale and Mount Pleasant will be closed for tree trimming, the Ohio Department of Transportation reported.
The road will be closed from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday until April 4, ODOT reported.
The section of the road between Rayland and Dillonvale has been closed weekdays since March 3.
No official detour will be posted, and motorists should plan ahead to avoid delays, ODOT reported.
Indian Creek band, ensemble to perform
STEUBENVILLE - The 2014 Indian Creek High School Jazz Band, along with the high school's percussion ensemble will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday at center court of the Fort Steuben Mall.
Songs will include "Walkin' the Dawg," "Suit and Tie," " Skyfall," "Blues Brothers Revue," "Big Noise From Winnetka," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "In the Mood," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Take the 'A' Train," "Zoot Suit Riot," "It Don't Mean a Thing" and "When the Saints Go Marching In."
Donald Llewellyn Jr. is the jazz band director.
Lease considerations subject of meeting
CADIZ - The Ohio State University Extension office and the Ohio Farm Bureau of Jefferson and Harrison counties will host a meeting at 6 p.m. April 8 at Puskarich Public Library.
The workshop, titled "Pipeline Easement and Right-of-Way Agreements" will cover lease considerations for landowners.