Summer Manufacturing Institute coming to Ashtabula County in July

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - Seventy-five middle-school students will have the chance to explore manufacturing job opportunities in Ashtabula County when the Summer Manufacturing Institute holds three summer camps in July.
The Ashtabula County commissioners, the Alliance for Working Together Foundation (AWT), Congressman David Joyce’s office, Ashtabula County Department of Job and Family Services, Ohio Means Jobs Ashtabula County, A-Tech and other manufacturing entities in the county are coming together to help bring the summer camps to Ashtabula County.

Linking humans to their computers: Software & Application Design students are all about being user-friendly

by Carl E. Feather

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - Harleigh Hodge, instructor of A-Tech’s Software & Application Design program, focuses on fundamentals that underpin the process of developing and coding an application or website. “Technology is changing quarterly,” she says. “There are a lot of core fundamentals of development that are necessary and consistent through all software development. That’s what we teach them, the core principles.”

It’s official: Person-Centered Services cuts the red ribbon at Ashcraft

by Martha Sorohan

KINGSVILLE TOWNSHIP – The snipping of a red ribbon officially marked PCS, or Person-Centered Services, as the new service provider of Ash/Craft Industries and Greenhouse.
Hosted by Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce Director Greg Church, and part of a four-hour open house of facilities serving Ashtabula County’s developmentally disabled adults, the ceremony took place inside the reception area of Ash/Craft Industries at 2505 Green Road at 12:30 p.m. March 14.

Treasurer boasts best collection in history

by submitted

JEFFERSON - The Ashtabula County Treasurer’s office closed 1st half 2018 real-estate tax collection on March 1, 2019, with the highest revenue ever collected, both in total dollars and in proportion to percentage billed.