Area news in brief for Aug. 13

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WEST NILE – Alliance Health Department has announced a positive result from a test of mosquitoes from the northwest area of the city for West Nile Virus. The department routinely conducts mosquito surveillance for West Nile Virus and sends mosquito specimens for testing. The department has completed targeted mosquito spraying in various areas of the city. For more information on West Nile Virus, visit under Publications, or call 330-821-7373. Information also is available at To avoid infection, eliminate outdoor activities from dusk to dawn when mosquitoes are most active; wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts, shoes and socks; light colors are least attractive to mosquitoes; use EPA-registered mosquito repellants; remove all discarded tires and other water-holding containers such as cans and unused flower pots, from your property. Eliminate standing water; make sure all gutters are clean and drain properly; clean and chlorinate pools, outdoor saunas and hot tubs; change water in bird baths weekly.

NO MEETING − City of Alliance Board of Zoning Appeals has canceled its August meeting. The appellant has withrawn its appeal.

MAHONING LAND − The Finance Committee of Mahoning County Land Bank will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Land Bank suite, 20 W. Federal St., Suite 202, downtown Youngstown. The Board of Directors of Mahoning County Land Bank will meet at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 23 also in the Land Bank suite.

UNITED LOCAL − United Local Schools will pass out student schedules for those in grades six to 12 on Monday and Tuesday in the high school office.

RODMAN FUNDRAISER − Those who dine Wednesday at Buffalo Wild Wings at 310 W. State St. in Alliance will help raise funds for the Friends of Rodman Public Library. Diners can present a ticket obtainable at the library or tell their server they want to support the Friends of Rodman Library in order for 15% of their total bill to be donated to the organization. Eligible sales include dine-in and takeout orders, but third-party delivery services are excluded.

SRMC SERVICES – SRMC Primary Care-Salem is moving back to the Salem Medical Arts Development, 2020 E. State St., Suite C, in Salem. Patients of Stephanie Raynish, M.D.; Steven Swain, M.D.; Joseph Miladore, M.D.; and Gabrielle Dickerhoof, CNP; will now see these providers at the practice’s newly remodeled location, across the street from Salem Regional Medical Center. The practice also will include Dr. Joseph Miladore on Monday. For more information, call 330-332-7807.

MARLINGTON BOARD – Marlington Local Schools’ Board of Education plans a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Marlington High School Digital Learning Zone. The meeting will also be livestreamed on the Marlington Local Schools’ Technology Department YouTube channel.

PORT AUTHORITY – Stark County Port Authority’s Board of Directors plans a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. Monday in the Stark Economic Development Board offices, 400 Third St. SE, Suite 310, in Canton. Purpose of the meeting is consideration of the following, according to a news release, “A resolution authorizing a ($5 million) loan to Hall of Fame Resort & Entertainment Company from the Stark County Port Authority’s Revolving Loan Fund to aid and enhance economic development, and related matters including the format and terms and conditions of a loan agreement and promissory note, and authorizing and approving related matters.” The meeting will be in person and is available via teleconference. To join the meeting, call 1-866-239-2379. No pass code is required.

KNOX TRUSTEES – Knox Township trustees plan a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 2895 Knox School Road. Trustees will convene at 6:45p.m. to review bills.

This article originally appeared on The Alliance Review: Alliance-area news in brief for Aug. 13