Activists in Northeast Ohio have scheduled seven informational meetings in Portage and Trumbull counties on pipelines and pipeline construction.
The first meeting will Jan. 4 at the Garrettsville Library, 10482 South St.
The rest of the schedule, arranged by Concerned Citizens Ohio, is:
-- Jan. 11, Reed Memorial Library, 167 E. Main St., Ravenna.
-- Jan. 18. Newton Falls Library, 204 S. Canal St.
-- Jan. 25, Mantua Civic Center, 11670 Mantua Center Road.
-- Feb. 1, Hiram Christian Church, 6868 Wakeman Road.
-- Feb. 8, Mogadore Library, 144S. Cleveland Ave.
-- Feb. 15, Randolph Community Center, 1639 Staet Route 44, Atwater Township.
All the meetings will run from 2 to 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Mary Greer at 330-472-8086.
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