Friday, September 07, 2012

3 Vie For Two Astoria City Council Seats In General Election

Two incumbent Astoria City Councilors will run for re-election in the 2012 general election with one facing competition for the seat.

Ward 2 incumbent, Peter Roscoe, is running to keep his seat against Drew Herzig.

Russ Warr, sitting Councilor for Ward 4 is running unoppoed

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Daily Astorian: 28 Astoria High Football Players Face Discipline For Substance Violations

Posted: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 9:05 pm | Updated: 5:59 am, Thu Sep 6, 2012.

Astoria School District officials announced Wednesday night that “because of alcohol and marijuana use during a team sleepover on Aug. 27 at John Warren Field, up to 28 members of the Astoria High School football team will receive disciplinary action,” to include forfeiture of the next three varsity football games, community service, mandatory drug and alcohol education, and forfeiture of the opportunity to win the Cowapa League title this season.Additional consequences may result from a drug and alcohol investigation begun by the Astoria School District, said Superintendent Craig Hoppes. Hoppes also said he has notified local police, who have begun their own investigation.

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