Austinburg Township trustees mull permitting medical marijuana

by Gabriel McVey

AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP – The Austinburg Township Board of Trustees met May 1 and unanimously voted to send a letter to the township zoning commission requesting members begin deliberations that would see the township allow medical marijuana to be grown, processed and dispensed within the township.

Glenbeigh holds seminar for area faith leaders

by Gabriel McVey

MORGAN TOWNSHIP – A seminar for clergy and other faith community leaders was elbow-to-elbow on May 10 a Glenbeigh, where the resident pastoral care coordinator explained the spiritual aspect of addiction and the best way clergy can help light the way forward for addicts.

‘Little Tick, Big Problem’ to explore Lyme disease

by Stefanie Wessell

ANDOVER – With May being designated as Lyme Disease Awareness Month, a group
of people have come together to host a Lyme Disease Symposium called “Little Tick, Big Problem” on 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 26, at the Andover Christian Church, 150 Stillman Ave., Andover.

Geneva police officer injured in knife attack

by Gabriel McVey

GENEVA – A Geneva Police Department patrolman was injured in a scuffle with a suspect the morning of May 5 after responding to a suspicious person complaint at Dollar General.
Geneva Police Chief Dan Dudik declined to release the injured officer’s name.

Sticky Fingers opens to long lines, rave reviews at Ashtabula Towne Square

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – The newest addition to the food court at Ashtabula Towne Square held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to honor its grand opening May 6, with members of the Ashtabula County Board of Commissioners and Greater Ashtabula Chamber of Commerce in attendance to mark the event.