EAST PALESTINE, OHIO

CURRENT EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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UPDATED 08/27/2014

The Special Council meeting scheduled for Wed the 27th to interview Fire Chief Candidates has been changed to a Safety/Park/Rec/Cem Committee meeting for the same purpose at 9AM

Village Council meeting September 8th  @ 7pm with a Safety/Park/Rec/Cem Committee meeting prior at 6pm

The park pool is now closed for the year.  Thanks to everyone who helped make it a great season.  All rentals for the park will be handled at the Municipal Building or by calling 330-426-4367 ext. 20.

Ninth Annual Community Yard Sale (Sponsored by Rotary) will be held Saturday September 27 from 9am to 4pm at the East Palestine Park.  The fee is $10.00 for registration and it must be paid in advance. You must bring your own tables/tents. Forms are available at the Municipal Building.

Apple Butter Days Car Cruise Sat October 11, 2014  at the Historical Society Log Cabin on Bacon Ave. 10am to 4pm.  DJ, Food, Fun, Cash Prizes, 50/50 Drawing.  $5.00 donation per car. Benefits the East Palestine Historical Society

www.eastpalestine-oh.gov

VILLAGE COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE HELD THE 2ND AND 4TH MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH.  FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF MEETING DATES CLICK ON "VILLAGE MEETING SCHEDULE" ON THE MAIN PAGE.

 

CARING HANDS FOOD MINISTRY

Located at the First Church of Christ at 20 W. Martin St. in East Palestine. Distributing food to those in need.  The first Monday of every month from 12-2.  

 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Applications are always accepted from people who would like to become firefighters, emergency medical technicians or paramedics in East Palestine.  Training (at the Fire Department's expense) will be provided if necessary.  Applications can be obtained from the Fire Chief.  Call 330-426-4341 for additional information.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS:
For information regarding economic development programs for small businesses and residents through the Ohio State Treasurer's Office see:  
www.OHIOTREASURER.GOV
 

LET'S GO FOR A WALK
  The East Palestine Community Trail, including the Antoni Gaudi Scenic Way, is open year-round for hikers and walkers.  The trail is nearly 3 miles in length.  It can be accessed from City Park or from various parking lots located on State Route 170 and Hamilton Road. 

 

THE COMMUNITY CENTER IN EAST PALESTINE PARK

    Are you planning an informal reception, shower, reunion, birthday, anniversary, retirement or graduation party?  The Park Community Center is heated and air conditioned and available for rentals all year.  It seats approximately 150-160, has a kitchen and indoor restrooms.  The Center is located just steps from tennis courts, basketball courts, ball fields, the swimming pool, the Community Trail and Rainbow Dreamland, East Palestine's large all-wooden playground.   Additional Park photos, information and prices are shown in the "PARK" section of this web site.  Call 330-426-4367, Extension 20, or visit the Municipal Building to reserve the Center (September to May).   Visit the Park Pool Ticket Office or call 330-426-2301 to make reservations during the summer.   Please note that alcohol is not permitted in our Community Center or anywhere in the park.

 
 E P CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The  Chamber meets monthly in the upstairs of the Masonic Lodge located at 19 1/2 North Market Street. See the Chamber's web site ( www.eastpalestinechamber.com ) or call 330-426-2128 for additional Chamber information.  Additional event listings may appear on their site.

COMPLAINTS ABOUT GARBAGE, JUNK,  HIGH GRASS, OR JUNK VEHICLES ARE NOW BEING HANDLED BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.   CALL 330-426-4341.   DO NOT CALL 9-1-1 OR THE MUNICIPAL BUILDING.

Building permit applications are available from the Village Municipal Office at 85 North Market Street from 8 to 4, Monday through Friday.  Completed applications, with non-refundable fee attached, must be returned to the same office.  After receiving your completed application, the City must conduct a review and inspection prior to start of construction.  Building permits will be issued after the review and inspection are complete.   Apply for your building permit early, as review and property inspection may take up to three business days.  (No inspections will be conducted and no permits will be approved on weekends or holidays.) 

Unsafe building condemnations and demolitions are being handled by the office of the City Manager at 330-426-4367, Extension 20

Contact sewer and water department personnel at 330-426-4367, Extension 10 or Extension 11, for plumbing inspections and requests for sewer/water tap-ins.   

The above procedures were approved by a motion of City Council and are effective as of June 1, 2009

For information concerning various children's sports programs in East Palestine (not affiliated with the programs in the schools) browse the EAST PALESTINE YOUTH SPORTS ASSOCIATION web site.  Click here:   www.EPYSASports.com .  The school's athletic schedules and other information can be found at www.epschools.k12.oh.us/.   The local Rotary organization sponsors a children's soccer league in the fall. 

 HOPE TO SEE YOU AT OUR NEXT DOG DAYS EVENT
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   COMMUNITY CRIME WATCH meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday each month at Bea's Insurance office, 31 N. Market.