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Geneva Craft and Antiques Show beats the heat

GENEVA – Crafters, vendors and antiques dealers are needed for the Geneva Craft and Antique Fair on July 28.

“We’re actually moving the craft and antiques show inside the Geneva Recreation Center this year,” said Geneva Recreation Events Coordinator Margie Netzel. “This way we can beat the heat and keep the vendors nice and cool."

Front Porch Swing: Early July Microburst leads to shock and awe

Last Tuesday was a hot, sunny day made more enjoyable because our grandchildren came to visit and help around the property. We had one other young man who also came to help, so with four young helpers and two adults, we really did some great extensive cleanup.

St. Gabriel's parish celebrates 30th annual festival

CONCORD TOWNSHIP - It is truly hard to believe that all of the rides, the games, the food, and the raffle, have all come to a close once again as the 30th anniversary St. Gabriel summer festival was another wonderful year for the parish.

Ashtabula Web Tech Program to ‘upskill’ adults for in-demand jobs

ASHTABULA - We Can Code IT, an Ohio-based technology academy, in association with Ashtabula County community partners and businesses, announces the launch of Ashtabula County Web Tech. The Web Tech Training Program trains local adults for in-demand careers requiring technical skills like web design, social media management, and contact/email management.

Register soon for the 2018 Pymatuning Lake Festival pageant

ANDOVER – If you have a girl between kindergarten and twelfth grade that may be interested in entering in this year’s 2018 Pymatuning Lake Festival pageant please note that this year’s deadline is Monday, July 16. (From July 13 edition).

Remember When

A view of several parade participants passing Andover Hardware and a few other local businesses that once existed within Andover Public Square around 60 or more years ago within the area.

Newell named player of the year

JEFFERSON – The 2018 All-Ashtabula County Baseball teams were recently announced with top honors going to the Grand Valley Mustangs. Logan Newell, of Grand Valley, was named player of the year and Grand Valley head coach Matt Brumit was named coach of the year.

LCBA announces a first annual Linesville Heritage Weekend in August

LINESVILLE – If you have an interest in the past or are a native to Linesville, you may want to check out Linesville Community Business Alliance’s first annual Linesville Heritage Weekend celebration scheduled from 9 am until 7 pm on Saturday, Aug. 4 as well as from 10 am until 4 pm on Sunday, Aug. 5 within the Linesville area. (From July 13 edition).

Commissioner column: Make time next month to enjoy the Ashtabula County Fair!

It’s hard to believe that in just a few weeks it will be fair time here in Ashtabula County. As the commissioners’ representative to the Ashtabula County Fair, I’ve had the opportunity to work very closely with the fair board on several projects and I can tell you that there is a great amount of fun planned this year and I hope that you set aside time to visit our county fair.

Bruisers blank Bulls

JEFFERSON - The Ohio Bruisers Cowle Post 151 defeated the visiting B2 Bulls 1-0 in what shaped out to be a pitchers’ duel.

Geneva High mourns death of student

 GENEVA – About 175 attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night at Geneva High School for a 14-year-old student who died from injuries sustained in a utility vehicle crash Tuesday evening, said Superintendent Eric Kujala.

The 25th YMCA Dream House is a JEMM

MENTOR - The Lake County YMCA Dream House is celebrating its 25th anniversary. This year's 4,400 square foot home was designed and built by JEMM Construction of Painesville.