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Mogadore makes 11 threes, moves past Edgewood

  For the second time in school history the Edgewood High School Warriors boys basketball team made it to the regional semifinals, but fell short to the Mogadore Wildcats by a final score of 69 to 65 on Wednesday night.

Local employers get medical marijuana advice

MENTOR – Ohio’s new law allowing use of medical marijuana to treat certain illnesses is complex and considered to be incomplete, according to a consultant who spoke to Lake County chambers of commerce members March 6.

Andover Police Auxiliary and PACOC meet to discuss this year’s egg hunt


ANDOVER – Several members of the community gathered together on Thursday, March 14, to discuss this year’s Andover Police Auxiliary/PACOC Easter Egg Hunt as scheduled for the community of Andover.
Those in attendance that evening included President of Andover Police Auxiliary Lisa Gentry, Police Chief Christopher Baker, PACOC President Lara Reibold and volunteers Juanita Rider and Marie Broughton.

Brooke Hancock wins this year’s Andover Rotary Club 4-Way Speech contest

 ANDOVER – A persuasive piece on why you should adopt a pet from an animal shelter received the most points, thus granting it the win as presented by Pymatuning Valley High School senior Brooke Hancock on Monday, March 18, during Andover Rotary Club’s annual 4-Way Speech contest at Scooters by the Lake.(From March 22 edition).

The state of the City of Mentor is strong

MENTOR - The Paradigm Building was the site for the 2019 State of the City Address for Mentor. It seemed fitting given the definition of paradigm is the standard, example, or archetype, and the bustling suburb of Mentor has often fit that mold.

Mentor Library celebrating 200 years

MENTOR - The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce annual State of the City meeting started with Neil Stein, chair of the Board of the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce, welcoming everyone.

JAHS to practice a lock-down drill

On Wednesday, March 20, Jefferson Area High School is going to practice a lock-down drill that coordinates the police department, fire department, EMS and street department. The drill will begin at 1 p.m. and will end around 1:45 p.m. This drill will impact only the junior/senior high school. This will not impact Jefferson Elementary or Rock Creek.

Treasurer boasts best collection in history

JEFFERSON - The Ashtabula County Treasurer’s office closed 1st half 2018 real-estate tax collection on March 1, 2019, with the highest revenue ever collected, both in total dollars and in proportion to percentage billed.

One School, One Book

JEFFERSON - Jefferson Elementary School revved up a new initiative during an assembly on Tuesday, March 5.

Geneva Rotary Chocolate Fest: A Sweet Tradition

GENEVA - Nearly five hundred people crowded the commons area at Geneva High School last spring to network with local business owners, to reconnect with friends and neighbors and to sample chocolate in every imaginable permutation at Geneva Rotary’s annual Chocolate Fest and event organizer Terri Vincent said she expects a big turnout again this year.

Having short-term shelter plan proposed

MADISON TOWNSHIP – After recognizing the departments for doing additional work when the area had high winds the previous week, Trustee Max Anderson called for a Township plan for short-term power outages at the Feb. 26 meeting.

Spring Clean-up dates set

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Administrator Karen Sundy proposed the Spring Clean-up be held April 20 and 27 this year at the Feb. 26 Board of Trustees meeting. Pickup north of the railroad tracks will be one week and south of the tracks will be the other week.
Trustee Chair Rick Amos said they could have just one bidder again this year.

LCDU ‘on the scent’ of a solution to bad odors

LAKE COUNTY – People often say something doesn’t smell right or something stinks when they believe something wrong is going on. In the case of Painesville Township residents who live near the Lake County Solid Waste Facility, the something wrong is literally the bad smells.

Cleveland Clinic hospital will boost Mentor economy

MENTOR – Mentor City officials are all smiles about the Cleveland Clinic’s decision to build a full-scale hospital in the city, although they don’t know how big their smiles will become until the clinic unveils its design plans.