Deepwood Idol

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MENTOR - Each year individuals with disabilities get a chance to show off their abilities through the Deepwood Idol event on the main stage at the Great Lakes Mall. They practice their songs all year long and carefully select their outfits to prepare for this day in the spotlight.

Perry students cook up healthy comfort food

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Future Chefs Challenge tests early culinary skills
PERRY - Perry School District is pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Sodexo Future Chefs culinary competition. Open to Perry third- and fourth-grade students, the event required participants to submit their favorite healthy comfort food recipe.

Greenway Corridor pathway closing until October

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CONCORD TOWNSHIP - The Greenway Corridor pathway was closed April 10 in the area where the pathway goes under state Route 608 in Concord Township. The pathway was closed due to the replacement on the state Route 608 bridge over the pathway.

Mentor approves $7.5 million in project note sales

by Glen Miller

Mentor – City council spent most of its April 4 meeting approving $7.5 million in 6-month bond notes to finance six 2017 public works projects, part of which is $1.85 million for the start of much-needed road repairs in the Mentor Headlands.

Mentor dissolves port authority, joins county port authority

by Glen Miller

Mentor – Mentor will officially become part of the Lake County Port and Economic Development Authority following the dissolution of its own 14-year-old port authority in early May.
The dissolution ordinance was approved at Mentor City Council's April 4 meeting, but not on emergency, meaning it goes into effect in 30 days.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

by Marian McMahon

Ohio remains in last place for funding of Children Services

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Board of Commissioners declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month at its March 30 meeting.

Proclamation honors 911 personnel

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution proclaiming the week of April 9 to 15 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

Proclamation recognizes RSVP volunteers

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – The Lake County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution proclaiming April 4 as Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service in Lake County at the March 30 commissioners meeting.