Hampton Inn opts for quiet opening

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – Unlike the large celebration for its groundbreaking July 13, 2018, Hampton Inn opened for business without fanfare Sept. 12. However, the hotel at 171 Water Tower Dr., near Interstate 90 and Route 528, is still a most welcome addition to the area.

Township vendors must now wear permit IDs

by Marian McMahon

MADISON TOWNSHIP – Trustee Max Anderson stated, at the Sept. 10 meeting, he learned Painesville Township was requiring transient vendors to wear an ID on a lanyard. He thought it might be a good idea to make such a requirement in Madison Township as well.

Embrace Nutrition welcomed to community

by Marian McMahon

PERRY VILLAGE – Determined to make changes to eat and live healthier, Jessica Saltenis and Cesar Martinez also decided to start a business implementing those changes, and a tasty business it is.

Emerging Leaders of United Way awards grants for youth

by Gail Stuehr

MENTOR – United Way of Lake County’s (UWLC) Emerging Leaders began their sixth annual golf outing at Black Brook Golf and Practice Center, 8900 Lakeshore Blvd. in Mentor, by presenting $17,963 in grants.

Edward Jones opens on Main Street in Madison Village

by Teresa Milanese


MADISON VILLAGE – For anyone who lacks the time or the knowledge required for do-it-yourself investing, Financial Adviser Joe Maukonen invites them to learn about the advantages of working with a trusted partner.

New senior center at Union Village opens

by Gail Stuehr

WILLOUGHBY - Former Willoughby mayor David E. Anderson and his wife Donna led a crowd of hundreds as the first doors to the new Union Village opened at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10. The City of Willoughby hosted an open house prior to beginning activities Aug. 12. Official ribbon cutting for the center was Sept. 14.

Laketran hosting public meetings on tax levy

by Submitted

LAKE COUNTY - Laketran invites residents to learn more about Issue 2 at a series of public meetings over the next two months. According to Laketran the quarter of one percent sales tax levy will allow Laketran to improve service to job corridors and meet the growing demand for accessible transportation for Lake County seniors, people with disabilities and veterans.