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Update on new voting machines provided

LAKE COUNTY - Commissioner Dan Troy, who was named to the state Voting Machine Acquisition Advisory Board, reported on the previous week’s meeting.

Rebels edge Warriors

ASHTABULA – The Edgewood Warriors girls’ soccer team was unable to hold off the Crestview Rebels in a recent All-American Conference contest. 

Lake County begins launch of new Volunteer Guardian Program

LAKE COUNTY – Lake County is proud to announce the formation of a new Volunteer Guardian Program, a partnership between the Lake County Probate Court and Lifeline, Inc. The program is made possible with the help of several funding sources including the Lake County Senior Services Levy, Lake Health, the Lake County ADAMHS Board and Lifeline.

Trustees get blame for condition of county roads

PERRY TOWNSHIP – While Perry Village had acquired funds and repaired the southern portion of Center Road couple years ago, the northern section, from about the Perry Township Administration Building, remains in poor condition.

Local dealership outbids state program for police vehicles

MENTOR – Mentor City Council approved spending about $23,000 more for new police patrol vehicles at its Aug. 23 meeting without using the state’s competitive bidding process, but that’s because another Ohio law allows it to do so under special circumstances.

Turkey Bowl returns

WILLOUGHBY - Registration has begun for the Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce Turkey Bowl. Turkey Bowl 2018 will be Saturday, Nov. 10 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Wickliffe Lanes.

Kids Fishing Derby in line for another great year

PAINESVILLE - For the second year in a row, the Kids Fishing Derby is coming back to Kiwanis Recreation Park Pond for youngsters to have fun, help raise awareness and funds to support the efforts of the Lake County Juvenile Diabetes Association.

Pierpont Township Trustees hold a special meeting to discuss survey results

PIERPONT – In hopes of creating some changes in the area, Chairperson of Pierpont Revitalization Committee Lois Wright Morton presented the results of The Pierpont Community Survey following the trustees’ regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at Pierpont Volunteer Fire Department.(From Sept. 14 edition).

Centenarian takes flight

EASTLAKE - Rosella (Rosie) Shepard, of Eastlake, wanted to celebrate her 100th birthday with a sky-high helicopter ride over Cleveland.

Plenty flock to Andover VFD gun raffle/sportsman's festival

 JEFFERSON- Lots of food, beverages, the chance to win some guns, along with a cash were all motivating factors in bringing out locals and visitors to this year’s Andover Volunteer Fire Department gun raffle and sportsman’s festival on Saturday, Sept. 8 within Ashtabula County Fair Grounds of Jefferson.(From Sept. 14 edition).

A-Tech and Chromaflo get PV seventh graders excited for career day

ANDOVER- A few lucky seventh grade students had the opportunity to see how colorant is made thanks to a career presentation offered by A-Tech Coordinators Denise Miller and Staci Zappitelli, along with Jennifer Kaplin and Kyle Corrigan of Chromaflo on Friday, Sept. 7 at PV Middle School.(From Sept. 14 edition).

Conneaut Councilman Phil Garcia Pleads Not Guilty

Akron attorney J. Reid Yoder told Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court Acting Judge David Fuhry on Aug. 30 that his client, Conneaut City Councilman Phil Garcia, intends to fight and defend himself against a 26-count indictment handed down last week by an Ashtabula County grand jury.