EAST PALESTINE, OHIO

CURRENT EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

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12/9/14

 

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK 2014

THE SECOND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK SPONSORED BY THE EAST PALESTINE ROTARY WILL BE HELD DEC 5 &6, 12 & 13, & 19 & 20 FROM 6 TO 9 PM.  DONATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

 

A gentle reminder to all residents and business owners, now that the snow has arrived please keep your sidewalks cleared.

** 660.05 STREET AND SIDEWALK OBSTRUCTION; DAMAGE OR INJURY.
Ice and snow. The owner of every parcel of real estate in the City abutting upon any sidewalk shall keep the sidewalk abutting his premises free and clear of snow and ice and shall remove therefrom all snow and ice accumulated thereon within a reasonable time, which time will ordinarily not exceed twelve hours after the abatement of any storm during which the snow and ice may have accumulated.

 

Village Council meeting Monday December 22, 2014 @ 7pm 

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 Communit

y 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.