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Women walk away winners at Junior Achievement fundraiser

ASHTABULA - A group of women walked away with new designer handbags on Friday, Nov. 8, as they gathered at the Andrus Banquet Center to raise funds for Junior Achievement of Ashtabula County.
Designer Bag Bingo has become a popular fundraiser for Junior Achievement, with the event being held twice a year.

Oktoberfest recognizes Eddie Rodick’s 50 years of polka playing

EASTLAKE – The Sept. 26 Oktoberfest at the American-Croatian Lodge in Eastlake included a special celebration - Eddie Rodick, Jr.’s 50 years of playing Polka music.
“His family was present, all of his friends and followers,” said Paula Price of 100 Youth That Care. “We had about 300 people attend for the night.”
Rodick was presented with a plaque and served his favorite cake, Black Forest.

Speaker has special impact on students

LAKE COUNTY – Lake County Job and Family Services Director Matt Battiato told the Board of Commissioners Oct. 24 about a special speaker who recently addressed students.

Flu season has begun

LAKE COUNTY – The Ohio Department of Health has reported few hospitalizations due to influenza so far. However, it is just the start of the flu season. People who have not yet received a flu vaccine should do so now, before it starts spreading, since it takes about two weeks for the vaccine to take effect.

City turning over building inspections to county

PAINESVILLE – Council held first reading Nov. 4 on an ordinance which would approve an agreement with the Lake County Board of Commissioners to have the county building inspectors take over city commercial and residential inspections.

Get in the holiday shopping spirit in Painesville

PAINESVILLE – This year, Painesville’s Holiday Shop & Stroll will be on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 – 9 p.m. People can catch a ride on Mr. Trolley, shop at numerous shops for specials and free items until they are shopped out and ready to relax.

Five Ohio wineries honored by Scenic Ohio

Ashtabula County’s Lakehouse Inn and Winery among the recipients

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE - Five Ohio wineries were honored by Scenic Ohio during a special reception at the Lodge and Conference Center on Friday, Nov. 8.

Richmond Township trustees discuss cemetery and road work

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP– A majority of discussion was focused on ditching and road work, as well as fencing the perimeter of the cemetery on Lake Road on Monday, Nov. 11, during Richmond Township Trustees’ monthly meeting at the town hall.(From Nov. 15 edition).

Pirates advance in Division IV playoffs

The Perry Pirates advanced in the Division IV, Region 13 high school playoffs with a lopsided win over the visiting Indians. Perry led 42-0 at halftime and went on to win 48-7. With the win Perry improved to 11-0 on the season and will face CVCA.

Geneva students honor heroes on Veterans Day

GENEVA - Geneva students honored our nation’s heroes with an array of in-school events and programs on Veterans Day. World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War veterans were feted as well as veterans of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.