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A-Tech Career Education supports County students

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - As students across the county are adapting to learning remotely, teachers are modifying lessons, and the Ashtabula County Technical & Career Campus (A-Tech) Career Education program is providing resources to enhance the learning experience.

Sheriff’s office rolls out new canine unit

JEFFERSON – A new cadre of canine officers were introduced to the public on Wednesday, May 13, bringing back working dogs to the department after a lawsuit last spring caused Sheriff William Johnson to shutter the canine unit.

Let’s not get complacent - The virus is still near

Currently, a global pandemic has threatened the life and safety of individuals of the human population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global pandemic, known as Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), “is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. Most people infected with the virus are susceptible to mild to moderate respiratory illnesses and recover without needing special attention.”

Madison Memorial Day plans adapted due to COVID-19

MADISON - With Memorial Day fast approaching and the current COVID-19 pandemic, in consideration of the safety of the public and risk to gather, the 2020 Memorial Day parade in Madison has been canceled.
However, flags will be placed on veterans’ graves to honor them.

Commissioners amend operating procedures at county buildings

PAINESVILLE - The Lake County Board of Commissioners continues to consult with public health officials to ensure it maintains the countless public services for its citizens and businesses at county facilities. Its goal is to maintain quality and timely services to the best of its ability during this unprecedented public health event. In doing so, Lake County must also provide a safe working environment for its employees and visitors while adhering to the various local, state and federal public health protocols currently in place.

Rezoning for new subdivision gets no vote

MENTOR – Developers wanting to rezone 14.5 acres of landlocked property along the north side of state Route 2 were not happy with the end result of the Mentor Planning Commission’s May 7 interactive meeting held by computer.

Perry planning events for grads

PERRY – Perry High School Principal Todd Porcello, working with senior class officers, plans to make sure family, friends, and community recognize and honor the 155 2020 graduates.

Local business helps families honor grads

MADISON TOWNSHIP – Since graduating seniors could not have regular graduation ceremonies this year, Tim Sizemore, owner of Northcoast Imprints, decided to offer banners honoring high school seniors.

County prepares to open buildings by appointment

LAKE COUNTY – County Administrator Jason Boyd stated at the April 30 Board of Commissioners meeting he has been working with the commissioners on the gradual reopening of the county’s buildings, based on information and direction from local and state health authorities.

The Patchwork Foundation of Kinsman continues to improve communities

KINSMAN – Since its formation around Kinsman as a non-profit organization in 2008, the Patchwork Foundation has strived to carry out its mission of “promoting healthy hearts, strong minds and happy families in their local community” thanks to a small group of women that have invested in the area.