More than 1,000 ran in Just Run 5k

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FAIRPORT HARBOR - The Lake County General Health District held their annual Just Run Lake County event Saturday, May 26 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Village of Fairport Harbor along the shores of Lake Erie. This event was an opportunity to empower families, children and adults to live healthier lives through active lifestyles.

Student superheroes honored at FAA benefit

by Gail Stuehr

Painesvillle – The Fine Arts Association (FAA) celebrated the power of the arts and its superheroes at the 2018 annual benefit, held May 11 at Lake Erie College Arthur Holden Center. Many of the guests added to the celebration by attending in their favorite superhero costumes.

DeWine Releases Interim Report on Pilot Program

by Marian McMahon

COLUMBUS, May 30, 2018—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today released the Ohio START Interim Report, tracking the progress of the Ohio START (Sobriety, Treatment, and Reducing Trauma) Pilot Program.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection is June 9

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY - David Schick, LCDU public service coordinator, stated at the Board of County Commissioners May 31 meeting, the county’s next special collection will be the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. It will be on Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m.

Pill disposal made easier for seniors

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY - Cristen Kane, director of RSVP Lake County, thanked the Senior Citizens Advisory Panel for the grant from the Senior Services Levy at the Lake County Board of Commissioners May 29 meeting.

Lake County joins Stepping Up initiative

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – Commissioner Dan Troy, reporting at the May 29 Board of Commissioners meeting, stated the National Association of Counties (NACO) recently had a meeting at which representatives discussed the Stepping Up initiative.

Benefits of Visitors Bureau campaign raised

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY - Board President John Hamercheck noted the presence of Lake County Visitors Bureau Director Scott Dockus at the May 29 Board of Commissioners meeting.

Laketran Trustee, Donna McNamee recognized as national disabilities advocate

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Lake County – Willoughby resident and Laketran Trustee, Donna P. McNamee was honored by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) as one of the recipients of the 2018 Celebrating Women Who Move the Nation Award in recognition of her professional achievements and exemplary leadership in the transportation industry.

Retire flags at ceremony

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Chesterland – DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory is hosting its annual Flag Retirement and Remembrance Ceremony Saturday, June 23 at 2 p.m. at their Homes & Celebrations Center, 12811 Chillicothe Rd. in Chesterland. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend and stay for a picnic following the ceremony.