Jefferson Rec Center sponsoring bus trips

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Community and Recreation Center is sponsoring two bus trips that people can reserve spots for now.

The Rec Center is offering tickets to the 1 p.m. performance of Aladdin at Playhouse Square on May 20.

Tickets are $75 with a non-refundable deposit of $50 due by Jan. 25, 2018. The remaining balance is due by May 15.

The price includes transportation with Barrel and Bridges Tours. The bus will leave from the Rec Center at 11 a.m., returning at 7 p.m. after a dinner stop at Legacy Village.

Tickets make a great Christmas gift, Rec Center Supervisor Pat Bradek said.

The Rec Center also is organizing a bus trip through Richmond Limousines to Lake MetroParks Farmpark for its annual Ice Festival on 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.

The Ice Festival includes ice-sculpting competitions, ice demonstrations, ice-cream making and cheese making. There will also be farm-based activities such as cow milk-ing, a horse demonstration and a What’s Buzzing with the Bees? Tour.The cost is $35 and includes the price of the entrance ticket.

To reserve spots on either of these trips, contact the Jefferson Community and Rec-reation Center at (440) 576-9052 or stop in at 11 E. Jefferson St.

Voters elect three to Ashtabula BOE

by ROBERT LEBZELTER

 

ASHTABULA – Christine Seuffert was the top vote getter when she first ran for the Ashtabula Area City Schools Board of Education in 2009.

School levy defeated in Geneva

by ROBERT LEBZELTER

 

GENEVA – Geneva school officials knew passing a 1-percent income tax levy for schools would be a tough sell to the voters.

Roskovics, Holman and Haines elected in Ashtabula

by ROBERT LEBZELTER

 

ASHTABULA – Current Ward 1 Councilman John Roskovics won a narrow victory according to Tuesday’s unofficial elections returns over incumbent Josephine Misener in the race for president of Ashtabula City Council.