County Land Bank adds two new target areas to Blight Demolition Program

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ASHTABULA COUNTY - The Ashtabula County Land Reutilization Corporation (a.k.a. The Land Bank) has recently been approved to expand their residential blight removal in two new target areas: “Genbrook” (spanning and inclusive of Geneva Township, Geneva-on-the-Lake Village and Saybrook Township) as well as “Buckeye” (inclusive of North Kingsville Village, Kingsville, Ashtabula Township and the surrounding areas).

ACCVB presents ‘Tourism Excellence Awards’

by Stefanie Wessell

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE – Tourism continues to grow in Ashtabula County, and every year, the Ashtabula County Convention and Visitors Bureau honors the people and businesses involved in bringing visitors to the area.

HALO applications to begin Oct. 2

by Stefanie Wessell

ASHTABULA COUNTY – Catholic Charities will begin accepting applications for the HALO program on Oct. 2, with an application deadline of Nov. 20.

County sheriff’s office and health department partner to train and equip local organizations to treat accidental drug overdoses

by Gabriel McVey

JEFFERSON – The Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office accepted a $5,000 grant on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from the Ashtabula Foundation to fund a new initiative in partnership with the Ashtabula County Health Department to equip local organizations serving at-risk people with the anti-overdose drug Naloxone and the training in how to use it.

Ashtabula Township Park Commission cuts the ribbon on Indian Trails extension

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – Officials from the Ashtabula Township Park Commission and the Ashtabula County Civic Development Corporation gathered the morning of Monday, Sept. 11, to celebrate the opening of an 1,800-foot improvement to an extension of the popular Indian Trails network near Cederquist Park funded by a $200,000 CDC grant as part of its 2015 Placemaking Campaign.