Safety Forces Open House planned for Orwell Village

by Richard Slusher

ORWELL – If you need some refreshers regarding safety, then mark your calendars for the upcoming Orwell Village Safety Forces Open House, taking place on Sept. 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the Orwell Village Fire Hall.

Andover Police Auxiliary plan for its annual Chinese Auction event

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – In hopes of showing its support for the local police department, the Andover Police Auxiliary is in the process of readying for its annual Chinese auction fundraiser, which this year is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21, at 3 p.m. within 481 S. Main Street at Our Lady of Victory Church Hall in Andover.(From Aug. 30 edition).

Roaming Shores Water Aerobics Club soaks up the last of the summer

by Lauren Locke

ROAMING SHORES – With what started almost ten years ago as a couple of ladies doing exercises at the edge of the pool in the morning at its location off of Morningstar Drive today has evolved in the participation of up to 25 ladies from 9-10 a.m. weeklong in Roaming Shores.(From Aug.30 edition).

Meet Your Neighbor: Andover resident goes on almost 20 years running Palanges Travel

by Lauren Locke

ANDOVER – While most wait once or twice a year to book an extended vacation, Andover resident Cris Cancilla has had the opportunity to travel for much more than that thanks to a business called Palanges Travel she took over in 2000 through her sister-in-law Janet Cancilla, who started it in 1994.(From Aug. 30 edition).

AC Antique Engine Club gets ready for its end-of-the-year fall show

by Lauren Locke

 WAYNE TOWNSHIP - If you didn’t get the chance to attend Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club’s big July show or simply want another chance to look at the engines, you’ll be happy to hear that its 23rd annual two-day fall show is coming up soon on Saturday, Sept. 21, and Sunday, Sept. 22, within the engine club grounds at 4026 State Route 322 in Wayne Township.(From Aug. 30 edition).

Orwell VFD chicken dinner and ATV raffle sure to draw crowds

by Richard Slusher

 ORWELL – If you haven’t seen flyers or Facebooks posts yet, now is the time to mark your calendars for an end-of-the-summer bash event taking place at the Orwell Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday, Sept. 14, from noon to 6 p.m.

Snowy Oak Tree Farm of Pierpont preps for Ohio’s Tree Farm of the Year Tour

by Lauren Locke

 PIERPONT – Paul and Joanne Mechling’s 365 acre certified Snowy Oak Tree Farm in Pierpont is making an impact on its community once again thanks to their recognition in March as Ohio Tree Farm Award for 2019 through Ohio Forestry Organization Convention within Columbus.(From July 5 edition).