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Be safe around stray dogs

PERRY TOWNSHIP – While Ohio law requires dogs to be properly confined to the owner’s property and always under reasonable control, even good owners sometimes have their dogs wander off.

Lucy continues to heal

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Lucy, the young pit bull abandoned by her owners in Willoughby on Dec. 4, is continuing to heal with treatment, according to Lake County Dog Warden Rodney Shelton in a Dec. 27 interview.

Documentary on Ashtabula Train Disaster of 1876 scheduled to film locally

ASHTABULA COUNTY – In hopes of educating the public on the Ashtabula Train Disaster of Dec. 29, 1876, Beacon Productions will be filming a documentary in February and March throughout Ashtabula County and Kinsman (with the help of a PBS-sponsoring station of Erie, Pa.) in order to cover the important piece of history that occurred in Ashtabula County that year.

Irish defeat Dragons

The Lakeside Dragons hosted the Youngstown Ursuline Irish in a recent-non conference basketball game.

Warriors dominate Red Devils

ASHTABULA – The Edgewood Warriors dominated in a recent All-American Conference win over the visiting Campbell Memorial Red Devils.

Conway Land Title named Business of the Year

PAINESVILLE – Each year the Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce names a Business of the Year, with Conway Land Title, owned by Neil and Maureen Conway, being named the 2019 winner.

PAWsitive changes happening at the APL

KINGSVILLE - If you’ve been to the Ashtabula County Protective League on Green Road recently, no doubt you’ve seen the positive changes that have occurred in the past year or so.

Pierpont Township welcomes Graydon Hoover to the board

 PIERPONT – Graydon Hoover has agreed to fill the spot of Gaylord Millard for a one year term as trustee in Pierpont Township for 2019.
According to Hoover his position as trustee came about after trustee Bob Jackson approached him about the vacancy.(From Jan. 11 edition).

Reflecting back on 2018

My grandmother used to keep a diary, and that same trait was passed on to my dad. I seemed to have inherited that same goofy quirk. I keep tabs of each passing year, somehow believing future generations will be grateful for learning how I passed my time.

Christmas boxes packed for needy

MADISON – About 50 volunteers packed 320 boxes of food for the Madison Christian Ministers Association’s Christmas Box program Dec. 14 at the Madison Board of Education, 1956 Red Bird Rd. Another 20 came early the following morning to distribute the boxes

American Legion Post 226 honors PV students for their Americanism test

ANDOVER – After what appeared to be an even more challenging test than usual against students from other Ashtabula County Schools, eight students were awarded as this year’s Americanism test winners on Monday, Jan. 7 at PV High School through Andover American Legion Post 226 Commander Bob Hitchcock.(From Jan. 11 edition).

Owner of God’s Country ATV tours makes plans to erect a 60 foot cross .


NEW LYME – As professional baseball executive Frank Lane once said, “If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.”
For owner of God’s Country ATV tours, at its location of 1919 Route 6 in New Lyme, Mike Kromer this quote seemed to ring true several years ago as he watched the clouds clear over a hill on his property after a heavy storm envisioning how fitting the hill could be for some purpose.(From Jan. 11 edition).