Two victims identified
in fatal Poland crash
POLAND - Police on Monday identified the victims in a Poland double fatal car crash as Louis Pullia, 49, and Thomas Costillo, 55, who were pronounced dead at the scene, and Charles Park, 41, who was transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center in Youngstown with life-threatening injuries.
According to the Canfield post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe was traveling westbound on New Castle Road, went left of center, struck a mailbox and then a tree.
Pullia and Costillo were in the front seat, and both died at the scene.
None of the occupants of the vehicle were wearing a seatbelt, according to the patrol.
The crash is under investigation.
Salem teen dies
in auto accident
LISBON - A Salem teenager died Sunday in a one-vehicle accident.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Brittany Marie Gulu, 17, of Salem, died in Salem Community Hospital after crashing the Volkswagen Beetle she was driving on Lisbon Road near St. Jacob-Logtown Sunday night.
Gulu was transported by ambulance after being ejected from the vehicle as a result of the crash. The Leetonia Fire Department was on the scene.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said alcohol was not a factor.
Mathews board, teachers
to resume negotiations
VIENNA - The teachers union and Mathews Board of Education are meeting today to negotiate contracts.
A special BOE meeting was held Sunday in executive session, where members discussed ongoing negotiations. Teachers have been working under an expired contract since July.
Superintendent Lou Lowery said details of the talks are not available while negotiations are under way.
Union president Carla Pacileo could not be reached for comment Monday.
to meet Thursday
LORDSTOWN - The Lordstown Regional Landowners Group will be meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the UAW 1714 Hall, 2121 Salt Springs Road.
According to a release from the group, negotiations with Halcon Resources will be discussed at the meeting. Additional membership signup will also be discussed.
Halcon recently bought mineral rights in the area from NCL Appalachian Partners, and LRLG was formed to provide Halcon a single point of contact.
LRLG is open for all NCL / Halcon leaseholders to join and gain the benefits of natural gas dealing as a large pool of members, the release states. Members of the group have more than 6,000 acres of property in Lordstown and North Jackson with NCL gas wells on them.
For more information, contact Mike Hodak, LRLG president, at 330-716-8448.