Northeastern buys land for new school building

The Northeastern Local School District has purchased property behind Kenton Ridge High School, with plans to build one of two new preschool-through-12th-grade campuses for the district.

Information from the Clark County Auditor’s Office lists the site as a 40-acre property sold for about $360,000. Daniel E. Pilarczyk, Archbiship of Cincinnati was listed as the seller.

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District officials had been looking at another site north of that property initially, said Superintendent John Kronour. But they were unable to close a deal with that property owner and began looking at the property a little to the south instead that the district eventually purchased.

“We started looking to the south, and now we feel it’s actually going to be better for the project than the land to the north.”

Voters in the district approved a bond issue in May to cover the costs for the two new facilities, Kronour said. The bond will cost the owner of a $100,000 home about $295 a year. The campuses will be located near the current South Vienna School and Kenton Ridge High School.


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