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Registration open for Summer Manufacturing Institute

Middle-school students invited to take part in week-long camps

JEFFERSON - Seventy-five middle-school students will have the chance to explore manufacturing opportunities in Ashtabula County when the Summer Manufacturing Institute holds three summer camps in July.

Four of five levies on May 7 ballot pass

LAKE COUNTY – The May 7 election had just five levies on the ballot but no candidates’ races or other issues, so that could account for less than 20 percent of registered voters going to the polls.

New Concord trustee sworn in

CONCORD TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees, administration, staff and residents gave a warm welcome at the May 1 meeting to Carl Dondorfer who was sworn in as the new trustee by Board Chair Paul Malchesky. He replaces Chris Galloway who was selected to replace Ed Zupancic who resigned his position as Lake County Auditor.

Blessing of the Animals at Old South Church

KIRTLAND - Celebrating 200 years since the congregation was gathered, Old South Church, 9802 Chillicothe Rd., Kirtland will enjoy creation on Memorial Day weekend by welcoming creatures of all shapes and sizes to participate in worship on Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m.. Rain date is June 2.

Dream House Ticket Kick-off

PAINESVILLE – Online ticket sales for the Lake County YMCA 2019 Dream House kicked off with an online pre-sale that began May 1.

Pierpont announces 73rd community-wide Memorial Day parade

PIERPONT - If you enjoy a good old-fashioned parade or are looking for a way to honor those that have served in the military, be sure to check out this year’s 73rd community-wide parade at 9 a.m. Monday, May 27, within Pierpont.(From May 17 edition).

PV third graders ‘Sing for Earth Day’ within Andover

ANDOVER – Two occasions, one daytime rehearsal on Monday, May 6, and then the evening performance on Thursday, May 9, allowed for harmonious nature tunes to permeate through the VMPAC this past week thanks to this year’s third-grade spring concert as held in Andover. (From May 17 edition).

PV Jazz Band & PV Soundwaves set to start up this year’s People in the Park

ANDOVER – Get your lawn chairs, blankets and listening ears ready as Pymatuning Area Chamber of Commerce’s summer music series, “People in the Park” is set to begin next weekend at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 within their new location of Pymatuning State Park-Main Beach at 5354 Pymatuning Lake Road in Andover. (From May 17 edition).

Deepwood Dancers to perform in Follies

Painesville - The Western Reserve Junior Service League (WRJSL) will present its 2019 Red Stocking Revue, “Happiness is…Parte deux,” on May 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the T.W. Harvey High School theatre in Painesville. This classic variety show is filled with dance numbers, singing, skits and other family friendly entertainment.

Young congregation moves into historic home

GRAND RIVER – A relatively young congregation now worships each Sunday in its 118-year-old home. Father Greg Heath, pastor of White Fields Anglican Church, describes the discovery of the 105 Everett St. site for his 10-year-old congregation as a gift of God.

Dragons rally past Blue Streaks

The Lakeside Dragons picked up a comeback win over the visiting Madison Blue Streaks in a recent non-conference baseball game.

Falcons advance to play Bulldogs

The Jefferson Falcons softball team defeated the Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin Lions 11-1 in a Division II tournament game on Thursday, May 9.

Eagles advance in tournament

The Geneva Eagles softball team won their Division II sectional final game over the Gilmour Academy Lancers on Thursday, May 9th.

Gold Spike 150th Anniversary

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – History books have it wrong - a 51-year Painesville resident struck the golden spike which joined railroad lines between the east and west coast 150 years ago on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Summit, Utah.