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Grant Funds Purchase of Fire Safety Equipment

The Boardman Township Fire Department will be able to purchase 18 much-needed new SCBAs (Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) thanks to their share of a regional FEMA AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) recently awarded to six area fire departments. An SCBA, commonly referred to as an airpack, is worn on a firefighter’s …

Albert Kakascik Promoted to Captain of Police Department

Albert Kakascik, a 27-year veteran of the Boardman Police Department, has been promoted to the position of Captain. He had previously served as a lieutenant, sergeant and patrol officer. His assignments have included patrol supervisor, detective supervisor, support services manager and 911 Manager. Currently, he is assigned as the supervisor for the detective, …

4.6 Miles of Roads to Be Resurfaced

The Boardman Township Road Department’s 2017 Resurfacing Project will get underway on September 6. This is a joint project undertaken with Austintown and Canfield Townships, which has resulted in a savings of construction costs. The firm of Butch & McCree was awarded the contract for the resurfacing. Residents in affected …

Music in the Park Series Offers Summer Entertainment

Enjoy free concerts with a variety of music styles at Boardman Park’s weekly Music in the Park series at the Maag Outdoor Arts Theatre. Concerts begin at 7:00 pm each Thursday. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Upcoming shows: August 3 Rocco Monaco Band (Italian/Covers) August 10 Glass City …

Area Law Enforcement Officials Welcome Incoming Police Chief Werth

Police and law enforcement officials from several area jurisdictions showed their support for incoming Boardman Police Chief Todd Werth at a media event on June 30, 2017. Mr. Werth will assume the duties of Chief of Police for Boardman upon the retirement of current chief Jack Nichols in January 2018. …