Equipment purchases approved by Council

by Marian McMahon

FAIRPORT HARBOR – During a brief meeting of Council July 2, Fiscal Officer Chris Paquette stated he had completed his six-month reports for the year.
“I’ll need a change in some appropriations to cover some extra costs this year,” he said.

Village Hall will move to Stratton Place

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – Mayor Sam Britton asked for a motion to have Village Hall and the Police Department moved to Stratton Place at 33 East Main St. at the July 1 council meeting.

Reduction of speed limit discussed

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – The subject of reducing the speed limit on Route 528 was raised and discussed at the July 1 council meeting.
Engineer Eric Haibach said Administrator Dwayne Bailey had asked that he check into what might be required to reduce the speed limit on Route 528 from Route 307 by the Fire Station down to 35 mph from 40 mph going north.

New building will allow PDG to expand practice

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – Although it was a long time coming, groundbreaking day for the new Painesville Dental Group building finally arrived June 20.
Dr. Ed White and Dr. Jerry A. Patriarca were recalled as the founders of the practice back in 1969.

Lake County Health District begins clean inspection award program

by Submitted

PAINESVILE -This year, the Lake County General Health District is excited to announce its inaugural Clean Inspection Award program. The Health District is happy to recognize 19 food service operations and retail food establishments that exemplify food safety.

Kids venture into Madison Safety Town

by Teresa Milanese

MADISON – In addition to teaching 4- to 6-year-olds valuable life skills, this year Madison Safety Town welcomed 7- to 10-year-olds into the program with Safety Town II.
Sponsored by the Northeast Ohio branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women), Madison Safety Town teaches a variety of skills to help children stay safe in the home, as a pedestrian, at railroad crossings, while bicycle riding, while playing in the water and more.

Six hundred volunteers participate in United Way of Lake County Day of Caring

by Gail Stuehr

WILLOUGHBY - June 27, a very hot, sunny day, found seven employees of Mentor Target applying rich, dark stain to a wooden arbor called a pergola at Ohio Living Breckenridge Village. Several miles away at the Salvation Army in Painesville, members of the Lake County Captains were painting the chapel, and people from K-J Fasteners were working in the soup kitchen preparing and serving lunch to 75 to 100 people in need.