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HB 6 to go to House vote soon

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner Jerry Cirino provided an update on the status of House Bill 6, aka the Green Energy Bill, at the May 9 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Perry Village K-9 Officer Zeke is sworn in

PERRY VILLAGE – Having been certified a couple weeks earlier, Perry Village Police K-9 Officer Zeke was duly sworn in as a member of the department May 9 by Mayor Jim Gessic.

Comparison of village hall relocation options presented

MADISON VILLAGE – Council needed extra seating placed for all the people attending the May 6 council meeting. The main reason for the crowd was the second reading on an ordinance for the purchase of real property located at 201 Water Tower Dr.
At the April 16 council meeting, a motion was made to suspend readings, but council members Mark Vest and Jay Adams voted no, so the ordinance could not be passed.

Falcons defeat Bulldogs

The Jefferson Falcons softball team advanced to the Division II district championship game for the sixth consecutive time.

Eastlake Middle School students dance and stand for 12 hours for autism awareness


EASTLAKE - It was a perfect early spring Saturday for kids to be outside. The temperature was 70 degrees and the sun was bright in the blue sky. For more than 150 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders at Eastlake Middle School (EMS), their outdoor time April 13 included a march around the school before noon, followed by a brief time sitting in bleachers hearing a few words about the 10th annual Autism AwareNESS Dance.

Spartans edge Warriors

The Conneaut Spartans won a rivalry game against the visiting Edgewood Warriors on Thursday May 16th.

Celebrity dancers announced for Dancing Under the Stars

PAINESVILLE – Plans have begun for the Aug. 2 Dancing Under the Stars event to be held at LaMalfa in Mentor. This annual event marks its 11th year of pairing local civic, political and corporate personalities with area dance professionals to compete in a dance contest. A May 7 kickoff revealed the 2019 dance team matching each celebrity dancer with their professional dancer. This year’s lineup will be competing for a trophy and bragging rights.

New J-Town restaurant opens

JEFFERSON – If you’re looking for a new location to grab a salad, soup, sandwich, burger or baked good, J-Town Cafe may be just the place you’re looking for at its location of 35 Chestnut Street in Jefferson, within what was previously Aunt Neen’s Deli and Bakery.

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.

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