Geneva Craft and Antiques Show beats the heat

by submitted

GENEVA – Crafters, vendors and antiques dealers are needed for the Geneva Craft and Antique Fair on July 28.

“We’re actually moving the craft and antiques show inside the Geneva Recreation Center this year,” said Geneva Recreation Events Coordinator Margie Netzel. “This way we can beat the heat and keep the vendors nice and cool."

Geneva High mourns death of student

by Robert Lebzelter

 GENEVA – About 175 attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night at Geneva High School for a 14-year-old student who died from injuries sustained in a utility vehicle crash Tuesday evening, said Superintendent Eric Kujala.

Geneva Police Department officer initiates Helmet Smart Effort

by Jan Perala

GENEVA - When Geneva Police Department Officer Shaun Gonzalez learned about Helmet Smart, a AAA-sponsored program that provides free bike helmets to young riders, his thoughts turned immediately to the safety of his own small children and to kids throughout the community he serves.

Family made him leave, family brought him back

by Robert Lebzelter

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE – Steven Santo graduated from what was then the Ashtabula County Vocational School in the 1970s and promptly moved a thousand-plus miles away to Texas.

There were issues, including the death of his mother at 40, that made him want to leave his home county and home town of Hartsgrove.

Radio Shack returns to Ashtabula Towne Square

by Robert Lebzelter

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – If you were walking through Ashtabula Towne Square recently and noticed Radio Shack was back, you may have wondered how you ended up in a time machine.