St. James provides meals to the hungry

by Robin Luthanen

PAINESVILLE – “You do not have to have any qualifications other than to be hungry to come here,” said Alice Griffith, director of the St. James Lunch Program.

Scholarship honors late city prosecutor

by Robin Luthanen

PAINESVILLE - Money raised from the second Edward C. Powers Social Justice Award fundraiser will continue to support the scholarship.

Confusing ballot language blamed for Issue 4 defeat

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Some Mentor officials are blaming the Nov. 5 defeat of a charter amendment that would have allowed improvements to be made to the Mentor Marina on confusing ballot language.

Rejected rezoning gets applause

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Mentor City Council received applause from constituents Nov. 5 after it rejected rezoning for construction of a four-story hotel on Bellflower Road and a 40-lot subdivision along Garfield Road.

Erie Road Park set for another improvement

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – Plans for improvements to Eastlake’s Erie Road Park moved forward once again with the passage of a resolution by the Board of Commissioners at its Nov. 7 meeting.

Committee formed to ensure accurate census count

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – In an effort to ensure every single resident of Lake County is included in the 2020 census, a resolution creating the Lake County Complete Count Committee was passed by the Board of Commissioners Oct. 31.

Council authorizes energy special improvement district

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – In response to a petition from The Vineyard Hotel Group LLC, owner of the Hampton Inn at 171 Water Tower Dr., Council suspended readings and passed three pieces of legislation at a Nov. 4 special meeting.

CVS grant will enable diabetes outreach

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – CVS Health announced it was providing $2.5 million to assist Ohio communities improve the health of their residents over the next three years.
“Investments will support key initiatives across the state including increasing access to health care, preventing opioid misuse and supporting tobacco-free living for at-risk populations,” a CVS press release stated.

Volunteers respond for Community Clean Up Day

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – The city really cleaned up Oct. 11 and 12, with help from community groups and businesses with its first annual Painesville Community Clean Up Day.
Businesses were asked to participate Oct. 11 and community groups Oct. 12.

November election has a snag

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – While most of the Nov. 5 election operations went smoothly, the Lake County Board of Elections did find a layout error which impacted the Willoughby Hills Council District 2 contest.