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Lifeline and 2-1-1 prepare to keep public informed

PAINESVILLE - Lifeline, which is Lake County’s community action agency, has a stated mission: To lead the community in the fight against poverty by offering programs and opportunities to empower our residents to achieve self-sufficiency.

Move to new village hall is imminent

MADISON VILLAGE - First reading was held on an ordinance establishing the new Village Hall at 33 East Main St. as the location for all future council meetings at the March 9 meeting.

Levy makes new equipment possible

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP - The Painesville Township Fire Department is the owner of a new Sutphen fire truck as of March 3. It replaces a 1995 pumper.

Lakeside baseball season in jeopardy

Jared Sziber returns as the head coach of the Lakeside Dragons baseball season for his second year. The Dragons were 8-12 a year ago. The Lakeside baseball team were just starting to go live before the delay was brought about by the COVID-19.

Buckeye Schools’ Chromebooks Facilitating At-Home Learning

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – Buckeye Local Schools’ 2016 decision to introduce Chromebooks district-wide, starting with Edgewood High School freshmen, has paid off big time now that the coronavirus health emergency has closed most schools nationwide.

The Ashtabula County Health Department to meet electronically on March 31

The Ashtabula County Health Department to meet electronically on March 31

The Ashtabula County Health Department will hold its annual Health District Advisory Council Meeting electronically on Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. This meeting will be held electronically due to COVID 19 and the Governor’s Order.
The phone number to attend this electronic meeting is 1-646-749-3122. When asked, please use access code 734-700-661.

Pymatuning Valley senior looks back at mission trip with gratitude

ANDOVER – Despite the hardship the world is facing right now with the coronavirus pandemic, Pymatuning Valley senior Sara Tilton finds herself looking back on her mission trip to Tegucigalpa, Honduras, last summer with Eagleville Bible Church to remind herself of all the reasons she has to be thankful.(From March 27 edition).

Andover Public Library teaches a butterfly craft on Facebook Live

ANDOVER – Patrons and community members tuned in to Facebook Live at 1 p.m. Friday, March 20, as Andover Public Library Adult Programmer Sheila Privett instructed families how to make a simple butterfly craft using materials around the home. (From March 27 edition).

Andover Village Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation requests medical supplies

ANDOVER – Due to supplies being dangerously low in long-term facilities such as Andover Village Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, health-care workers are requesting the public to consider donating any personal protective equipment (PPE) to their facility, located at 486 South Main Street in Andover. (From March 27 edition).

Mentor gas line rupture causes traffic problems

MENTOR - Hundreds of motorists we’re forced to detour around the intersection of Center Street and Tyler Boulevard March 11 after an excavation crew installing new street lights accidentally hit and ruptured an underground gas line, causing a major gas leak.

Perry Public Library seeks levy renewal

PERRY – The Perry Public Library is asking residents on March 17 to renew its 0.75-mill tax levy, originally passed in 2015, to support programs offered there.

Future of Willoughby-Eastlake schools is in passage of Issue 1

EASTLAKE – The future of the Willoughby-Eastlake Schools and its more than 8,000 students is on the line with Issue I on the March 17 ballot. The Willoughby-Eastlake School District serves students from Eastlake, Timberlake, Lakeline, Willoughby, Willoughby Hills, Willowick and part of Waite Hill.