Administration building project nearing completion

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – As the Board of Commissioners and other county agencies begin to prepare to move into the new building now being furnished there are still background construction matters to be handled.

Music store introduces special program for little ones

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – Music is a wonderful thing. It appeals to people of all ages, is sometimes played for unborn babies, can soothe crying little ones, and is used for therapy in various ways. Now, John and Tammy Eicher, owners of Pfabe’s Music at 1484 Mentor Ave. in Painesville Township, have begun a special program for young children.

COSI on Wheels energizes student interest

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – Students at Maple, Elm and Chestnut elementary schools had a special educational treat Aug. 28 to 30 when COSI on Wheels brought its Energy! program to the schools.

Eastern Lake County Chamber accepting award nominees

by Submitted

PAINESVILLE - The Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Business of the Year and the Beacon awards. All nominations must fall into one of the two award categories.

Nursery industry holds Field Day in Madison

by Teresa Milanese

MADISON – The Nursery Growers of Lake County (NGLCO) held its 52nd annual Summer Field Day at Debonne Vineyards Aug. 13. The trade show connects growers with each other and with companies that support them through equipment, trucking services, chemicals and other supplies.

Wall of Honor to be unveiled at Riverside High School

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PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP - Friday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., Riverside High School is unveiling its Wall of Honor, which will be inside of the football stadium, prior to its 7 p.m. home game versus Kirtland High School. The dedication – which will be open to the public - will consist of a short program led by the Riverside Veterans Memorial Committee with the military flags and the American flag being raised.

New subdivision and hotel rezoning requests hit snags

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Requests for rezoning for a proposed 40-home subdivision on Garfield Road and large hotel/motel on Bellflower Road will each have to go back to the drawing boards following Aug. 28 opposition by the Mentor Planning Commission.

Drumline showcase kicks off UW campaign

by Gail Stuehr

EASTLAKE – United Way of Lake County (UWLC) kicked of its 2019 campaign Aug. 28 with Campaign Chair Vanessa Tey Iosue, and backed by the largest kickoff crowd ever filling Classic Park in Eastlake for the free event, with 1,900 in attendance.

Sheriff gives official retirement notice to commissioners

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – Lake County Sheriff Dan Dunlap addressed the Board of Commissioners at its Aug. 13 meeting regarding his intention to retire at the end of the month. He has served as sheriff for 27 of his 46 years in law enforcement.

Proposal for former school property noted

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – John Muzic of Coventry Drive advised the Board of Trustees at its Aug. 13 meeting that he had heard the former Hadden and Hale Road schools might become stem schools. He said he was told by someone at the Riverside Board of Education it was one option.