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Village misses officer who passed away

MADISON VILLAGE – Police Chief Troy McIntosh asked for a recognition of service at the Nov. 19 council meeting for Patrol Officer Michael A. Huffman who passed away from natural causes during his patrol shift early Nov. 14.

Legislation approves settlement agreement

PAINESVILLE – Due to the urgency for passage, Council suspended the rules and passed an ordinance approving a settlement agreement, without Planning Commission approval, at the Nov. 19 meeting. According to the agreement, Council had to approve the legislation by Nov. 19.

Power plant devaluations decrease tax revenues again

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner Jerry Cirino stated at the Nov. 20 Board of Commissioners meeting that the Lake County Auditor’s Office advised, due to the most recent devaluation of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant, there will be more decreases in real estate tax revenues.

Brown Still Fighting To Strengthen Anti-Outsourcing Rules In New NAFTA

CLEVELAND, Nov. 30, 2018 – Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reiterated his commitment today to strengthening anti-outsourcing provisions in the text of the updated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in order to prevent American jobs from moving to Mexico. Brown, who has been working with the Administration for months, pointed out that work remains to improve the agreement before Congress votes.

Three people indicted in toddler death

JEFFERSON - Ashtabula County Prosector Nicholas Iarroci announced in a press release on Monday that three people have been indicted in the April death of three-year-old Brantley A. Santiago.

Linesville holds the nation’s largest tractor parade

LINESVILLE – With over 120 registered units and 114 involved, Linesville took the lead as the nation’s largest tractor parade on Saturday, Dec. 1 while bringing in over 4,500 people in attendance to the fifth annual event this year.(From Dec. 7 edition).

Kids and Cops Campout on a search for a trailer

ASHTABULA COUNTY - For the last two years, law-enforcement officers have spent a spring weekend bonding with minority children during a Kids and Cops Campout, with an aim of creating positive relationships with the children.
The 2019 Kids and Cops Campout is planned for kids primarily ages 8-11 in a minority population on May 17-19 at Pymatuning State Park in Andover.

Give the gift of creativity

PERRY – A few items such as a motorcycle tank, a garage door spring, an oxygen tank cap, a rototiller blade, and conduit tubing, might look like a trip to recycling.

Geneva’s parade is this Friday

GENEVA - Geneva will be celebrating the holiday season this Friday with carriage rides, Christmas caroling and the annual Christmas parade.