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Michael Cliff New Kingsville Township Trustees President


Even before the Kingsville Township trustees opened their 2019 Organizational Meeting 6 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Fire Hall, outgoing president Jim Branch took the seat to the right of center at the table, leaving the president’s seat in the center for Michael Cliff.

Former NK Police Chief Nathan Houser, Patrolman Denny Moore Indicted

Former North Kingsville Police Chief Nathan R. Houser and Officer Denny Moore were indicted by the Ashtabula County Grand Jury on Jan. 2 following an investigation of the North Kingsville Village Police Department by the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office and the State of Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI).

Mentor residents can watch the Mentor Channel “your way”

MENTOR – Remember the old Burger King commercials that used to advertise to people “have it (hamburgers) your way?” Well, the City of Mentor is now saying Mentor residents can watch what's happening in the city by watching the Mentor Channel their way.

Input sought for new bike path

MENTOR – Help create the next Lake County Bike Map. The city is seeking input from Lake County residents of all ages and biking experience levels.

Enter patriotic snowman contest

MADISON - Build a snowman with red, white and blue decorations, take a photo and enter the patriotic work of art in the American Legion Post 112 Patriotic Snowman Contest.

Mentor seeks grant to control shoreline erosion

MENTOR – Mentor is seeking a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to develop a plan that would use traditional and natural “green” methods to control shoreline erosion.

Clean Eatz opens in Mentor

MENTOR - With the new year approaching and goals and resolutions hanging in the balance, a new healthier eatery has opened up in Mentor and it is Clean Eatz.
Owners Anna and Michael Dey opened the restaurant on Oct. 17, and had a ribbon cutting Dec. 13.

Laketran giving free rides to senior centers for seniors

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Board of Commissioners and Laketran, the regional public transportation authority, are partnering to improve transportation access for seniors to attend the plethora of activities offered at countywide Lake County senior centers.

County providing safe, smart disposal thru special collections

PAINESVILLE - Several popular recycling collections will be available this year for Lake County residents. To meet the high demand for television recycling, the Solid Waste District has added two dedicated television collections with extended hours.

A-Tech receives Auditor of State award

COLUMBUS - Auditor of State Dave Yost is pleased to announce that the Ashtabula County Technical and Career Center has received the Auditor of State Award for its clean audit reports.

Officer Rodger Wilt receives new title as Captain

GENEVA - At their meeting on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, Geneva City Council members listened to Chief Greg Wiley commemorate three individuals working in the Geneva Police Department for their commitment to their community and valued service above self.

Marc’s Supports Mentor K9s

MENTOR – Marc’s Stores recently donated $7,500 to the Mentor Police Department K-9 Unit as a part of their “Doggie Rewards” Program.

YMCA breaks ground for 2019 Dream House in Willoughby Hills

Willoughby Hills – In spite of a sampling of Cleveland’s January weather on January 8, ground was broken for the 2019 Lake County Y Dream House. After a morning that included lightening, thunder, lots of rain, some drizzle, a few bits of hail and even sunshine, the project was a go at 11 am and dignitaries from the YMCA, ProBuilt and Willoughby Hills put shovels to dirt for this year’s biggest fundraising project for the Y.

Community members join together to offer activities for high risk teens

JAMESTOWN – Several programs have come about over the years for local students to be a part of since community members first established the campaign, Jamestown Dedicated and Proactive Partners (JDAPP) in 2008 hopes of improving Jamestown School District’s high drug and alcohol prevalence.(From Jan. 18 edition).