Jason Wuliger launches campaign for Lake County Commissioner

by Submitted

MENTOR - Jason Wuliger announced that he is seeking to be Lake County’s next commissioner during a gathering at the Fredon Corporation in Mentor June 26.
Wuliger made clear the focus of his efforts would be to grow Lake County’s economy.

New senior care program is approved

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The study done on county senior services at the request of the Lake County Board of Commissioners back in 2015 has again led to a new program to benefit county seniors. The study identified gaps in services and areas where beneficial programs could be developed.

Software, insurance and movie night are discussed

by Marian McMahon

PERRY TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees briefly covered a number of topics at the June 25 meeting.
Fiscal Officer Chris Page stated she was closer to deciding on new software for the Township—either UAN or MIP. One drawback is, to view the software, the company representatives are one and a half to two hours away, but some training can be done online, she said.

Doc’s whiskeys earn awards

by Marian McMahon

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Being recognized for what you do is always rewarding, especially when it is for something you created.
Kenneth “Doc” Howard and his wife Sherri opened Doc’s Distillery Dec. 6, 2016, and just 18 months later two of their whiskeys—corn and maple—received awards at the Great American International Spirit Competition in Rochester, N.Y.

Brightwood Dam removal project moves forward

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The saga of the Brightwood Lake Dam removal efforts continued at the June 18 Board of Commissioners meeting.
Efforts to resolve the issue of Concord Township homeowners who could not possibly afford to make needed repairs to a dam they owned began about a decade ago. The biggest drawback to getting government assistance was overcome by having the homes purchased and made part of a conservation area.

Council debates zoning amendment

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE - Council passed on third reading, following a public hearing, an ordinance to amend the codified ordinances at the June 17 council meeting.