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County Land Bank adds Grand River Target Area to Blight Demolition Program

ASHTABULA COUNTY - The Ashtabula County Land Reutilization Corporation (a.k.a. The Land Bank) has recently been approved to expand their residential blight removal in the “Grand River” (inclusive of Villages of Jefferson, Rock Creek and Roaming Shores and Harpersfield, Austinburg, Harpersfield, Hartsgrove, Jefferson, Lenox, Morgan, New Lyme, Rome and Trumbull Townships) Target Area.

Lake County joins Stepping Up initiative

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner Dan Troy, reporting at the May 29 Board of Commissioners meeting, stated the National Association of Counties (NACO) recently had a meeting at which representatives discussed the Stepping Up initiative.

Pill disposal made easier for seniors

LAKE COUNTY - Cristen Kane, director of RSVP Lake County, thanked the Senior Citizens Advisory Panel for the grant from the Senior Services Levy at the Lake County Board of Commissioners May 29 meeting.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is June 9

LAKE COUNTY - David Schick, LCDU public service coordinator, stated at the Board of County Commissioners May 31 meeting, the county’s next special collection will be the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. It will be on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m.

DeWine Releases Interim Report on Pilot Program

COLUMBUS, May 30, 2018—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the Ohio START Interim Report, tracking the progress of the Ohio START (Sobriety, Treatment, and Reducing Trauma) Pilot Program.

Check out Pierpont Farmer’s Market this weekend for opening day

PIERPONT – If you are craving a taste of fresh and baked goods from the area stop over this Saturday, June 16 as Pierpont Farmer’s Market will be opening for the season that day within its location of 1071 Route 7 in Pierpont (at the former Pierpont School) from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. (From June 15 edition).

Andover Township Trustees move their July meeting date


ANDOVER – The Andover Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular July meeting on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7 p.m. in their board room of 410 East Main Street in Andover.
According to Fiscal Officer Karen Chapman the change of date is due to the July 4 holiday.

Mark your calendars for this year’s Pymatuning Lake Festival in Andover

ANDOVER – It may be hard to believe but PACOC’s annual Pymatuning Lake Festival is just around the corner, with plenty of entertainment scheduled for the whole family to enjoy once again the first weekend in August (Saturday, Aug. 4 through Sunday, Aug. 5) within Pymatuning Main Beach in Andover. (From June 15 edition).

Driftwood Cottage opens up as a souvenir shop in Linesville

LINESVILLE- If you have a hankering for homemade fudge or delight in perusing boutique-style merchandise you may want to stop on over to Driftwood Cottage which is just a little over a month old at its location of 220 West Erie Street within Voy Rivers BBQ.(From June 16 edition).

Andover Rotary Club makes plans to air a local WWII documentary

 ANDOVER – Upon establishing a connection with Linesville Rotary and after hearing how Rotarian John Beagle’s documentary sold out to crowds in Meadville, Pa, Andover Rotary Club are making plans to air the world war two documentary New Boots to the public as donation-only event on Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m., as well as Saturday, July 7 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the VMPAC.(From June 15 edition).

Preliminary appraisal values Spire at $7.2 million

JEFFERSON – Preliminary results from an appraisal firm hired by County Auditor Roger Corlett values the Spire sports complex in Harpersfield Township at $7.2 million, far less than the original $54 million appraisal from 2014.