GENEVA – A three-hour marathon meeting of the Geneva Area City Schools Board of Education on Thursday, April 6, resulted in a unanimous vote to approve what the board agreed was its final offer to Spire holding firm Roni Lee, LLC to settle a multimillion-dollar tax arrearage due to Ashtabula County taxing entities stemming from an April, 2016 denial by the Ohio Supreme Court of the firm’s application for tax-exempt status.
ASHTABULA – The superintendent of Ashtabula Area City Schools reported on the work done and progress made in her new district during an April 7th Public Works/Public Utilities/Cable/Schools Committee meeting, particularly highlighting new programs implemented to help make students career ready.
GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE – The Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce held its first Casino Night fundraiser April 8 at the Lodge and Conference Center at Geneva-on-the-Lake with gaming tables, a DJ, prize drawings and a fun atmosphere making for a good time had by all.
JEFFERSON – Music lovers are invited to attend the fourth annual Jefferson Jazz Fest, which will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Falcon Auditorium.
SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP – Two teams of Lakeside seniors made their final presentations March 29 to JT’s Bagels owners Jared and Emily Taylor as part of a new class patterned on the LEADERship Ashtabula County Leadership Lab class, proposing solutions to a significant difference in the amount of business being done at the Taylors’ Main Avenue location as compared to the one in Conneaut.
ASHTABULA – A proposed Circle K on Main Avenue near downtown Ashtabula is one step closer to becoming a reality after a public hearing disclosed no major objections to building a new location for the convenience store that will front Main Avenue between West 58th Street and Fox Drive.
GENEVA – Community members who reside in the Northwest Ambulance District should keep an eye out in their mailbox for their membership applications for the Northwest Ambulance District.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP – The South Central Ambulance District and Morgan Hose Fire Company announced some exciting news last week that affects a handful of fire departments in the area.