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NK Council Approves School Property Purchase

NORTH KINGSVILLE – North Kingsville Village Council unanimously passed an ordinance in its third reading Monday evening to approve the $150,000 purchase from Hugh Flanigan of an eight-acre parcel of prime Route 20 real estate where North Kingsville Elementary School once stood.

Conneaut Wants Your Blocked Railroad Crossing Complaints

CONNEAUT – Now that Norfolk-Southern has approved longer freight trains, some up to 2.5 miles long, complaints are coming in to Conneaut police about blocked crossings, especially on Woodworth and Gore Roads.
And that’s just the way the city wants it.

Dugout Baseball wins in extra innings over Bruisers 17U

The Cowle Post 151 Bruisers 17U suffered a tough loss against the Willoughby-based Dugout Baseball as they fell 4-3. The Bruisers trailed 3-0 most of the game before tying the game at 3-3 in the fifth inning. The two teams remained deadlocked until Dugout was able to score a run in the top of the 8th inning to help secure the win.

Valley Community Growth Connection announces splash pad grand opening

ROME TOWNSHIP – After several months of wrapping up the finishing touches to its splash pad at the corner of Route 6 and Route 45 in Rome Township, Valley Community Growth Connection will finally be opening up the splash pad to the public with a grand-opening event this Saturday, July 11, from noon until 6 p.m. next to the playground area.

Brett Allen Morgan writes a song to accompany a Jamestown resident’s novel

SOUTH COUNTY – After a considerable amount of time in putting it together, award-winning public speaker, entertainer and singer-songwriter Brett Allen Morgan is now offering his latest single, “Colt’s Song,” to the public thanks to the help and inspiration of Jamestown resident Christy Lindsay following the release of her self-published novel, “Freeing Colt,” at the beginning of the year.

Pymatuning Valley High School welcomes science teacher Anne Horodyski

ANDOVER – With nine years of teaching experience in Ohio and two years teaching internationally in Surabaya, Indonesia, Trumbull County resident Anne Horodyski will be joining Pymatuning Valley (PV) High School as its newest high-school science teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

Ashtabula Maritime Museum is now open

ASHTABULA - The Ashtabula Maritime & Surface Transportation Museum is now open, after holding a soft opening on Friday, June 26, through Monday, June 29.

Ruff Life on the Lake brings the dog days to GOTL

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE – A new café and dog-boarding business has opened on the Strip in Geneva-on-the-Lake that allows visitors to grab a quick bite or drop off their dog for some pampering and enjoy the resort town knowing their pet is in good hands.

Four students receive PASS scholarships

PAINESVILLE – The Painesville Area Service Society (PASS) was formed in the fall of 2007 when Kiwanis Club of Painesville members decided to disband and re-form as a new nonprofit organization. The decision was made so their dues and other funds could be used to do more good locally rather than send so much in dues to Kiwanis International.

Strongarm robbery at Speedway results in arrest


ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – One man is in custody after a late-night strongarm robbery at the Speedway on North Ridge Road early Thursday morning resulted in a scuffle with Ashtabula County deputies and a foot chase before the suspect was subdued and identified.

ACCAA offers expanded services for those in need

ASHTABULA COUNTY – The Ashtabula County Community Action Agency is readying itself for a summer that could see a dramatically increased demand for services with expanded budgets and timelines for enrollment allowing for more people to receive assistance.

Conneaut wins on walk-off

CONNEAUT – The Conneaut Spartans were able to win on a walk off over the Jefferson Falcons in a recent summer league baseball match-up. Conneaut won the game 7-6 after scoring a run off of an error in the bottom of the sixth inning.

Bloom Family 4-H Scholarship awarded to Dan Jackam

The Bloom Family 4-H Scholarship was established to honor the memory of George (Wally) and Ina Bloom and Jim and Nancy Bloom, who collectively provided leadership to Ashtabula County 4-H for more than 80 years. A single scholarship in the amount $1,000 is awarded each year.