Sebring Local Schools to reopen Wednesday after water test results revealed

SEBRING, Ohio– Sebring Local Schools will reopen on Wednesday after the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency released the results of testing on Sebring’s water supply on Tuesday. Classes at Sebring Local Schools were canceled on Friday, Monday and Tuesday after high levels of lead were found in the area’s water. The EPA said of 123 samples taken […]

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Residents pack Sebring city council meeting for answers to lead levels in water

SEBRING, OH – A water crisis in Northeast Ohio community led to angry exchanges during a packed council meeting Monday night.  Residents of Sebring, in Mahoning County, have been on edge since they learned that lead has been detected in the town’s water supply. There was standing room only inside the Village Hall as residents came […]

Sebring schools closed for third day as they await water test results

SEBRING, OH- Test results are expected back Tuesday in Sebring after lead was found in the water, but the schools aren’t risking it. Sebring schools have shut down for the third day as they wait for the results. Superintendent Toni Visocunte tells Fox 8 the EPA did inform her test results will come Tuesday morning […]

Sebring official: Water plant not in violation for lead, copper

SEBRING, Ohio– Officials in a Mahoning County village continue to work with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency after contaminants were found in the water supply. The EPA said the Sebring water plant is not in violation for lead or copper, according to Village Solictor Theresa Tolson in a news release on Monday. “At this time Village […]

Sebring Local Schools to remain closed Tuesday as district awaits EPA test results

SEBRING, Ohio– Sebring Local Schools will remain closed on Tuesday. That’s according to Superintendent Toni Viscounte. She told FOX 8’s Dave Nethers that the EPA has informed her not to expect test results until between 5-6 a.m. on Tuesday. That does not give her enough time to react if parts of any building are found to […]

Sebring classes canceled Monday for more EPA testing

SEBRING, OH – Classes will be canceled again Monday at Sebring Local Schools after closing last week due to high levels of lead found in water samples from homes in the village. The school released the following statement on Sunday afternoon: I am cancelling classes tomorrow, Monday, January 25th, due to additional testing that the EPA has requested.  The […]

Ohio EPA plans to revoke license of Sebring water treatment operator

SEBRING, Ohio — Classes at Sebring Local Schools were canceled Friday after levels of lead were found in water samples from seven homes in the village. School was canceled again on Monday after the EPA determined that they would need to do more testing throughout the community. **see our original report above** In a release […]

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School district closes as precaution after lead is found in Sebring water system

SEBRING, Ohio — Classes at Sebring Local Schools were canceled Friday after levels of lead were found in water samples from seven homes in the village. Lead was not found in water at the school buildings, and they were closed just as a precaution, officials say. It’s recommended that children and pregnant women not drink […]

Tests show few high lead readings in Sebring’s water

SEBRING, Ohio  — Regulators say lead levels in tap water have been below the federal allowable limit in 96 percent of the samples tested this past week in a northeast Ohio village. **see a previous story above** The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has been testing water in the rural area of Mahoning County for about two […]

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