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LCCoA presents more computer classes


MENTOR – Learning new technology can be difficult and confusing. The Lake County Council on Aging wants to help. Its technology classes are designed to meet seniors’ needs and to help them achieve their goals through hands-on experience and expert instruction.



The classes are taught by TechWise and are held in the agency’s newly renovated

Lake Erie College to present annual spring concert


PAINESVILLE - The Lake Erie College Music Department will present its annual Spring Musical Arts Concert Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m. in Morley Music Building

This concert will include performances by The Lake Erie College Student and Community Chorus under the direction of Roberta Whitely with Mary Crow, pianist; The Lake Erie College

Dispatchers recognized for service


LAKE COUNTY - Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the 200,000-plus men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. It was first conceived by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County (Calif.) Sheriff’s Office in 1981 and was observed only at that agency for three years.



Members of the Virginia and North Carolina chapters of the Association

Deputies receive Life Saving awards


Deputy sheriffs Scott Sitz and Chris Havrilla received the Life Saving Award from the Lake County Police Chiefs Association at its monthly police chiefs meeting April 2. They are pictured with Sheriff Dan Dunlap, as well as Willowick Police Chief Michael Lazor who gave them the awards.

Home-Remodeling meets Butters, the Home-Wrecker


The happiest times involved with Do-It-Yourself home remodeling projects are usually the first day when the decision on how to alter a room design is agreed upon and the last, when all the hard work is finally done. In my house the days, weeks and months in between involve heated discussions with my loving husband over why and how much money we should spend on updating a bathroom I compared with homes destined for demolition that functioned better than ours.



What little porcelain finish that did remain on our 60-year-old bathtub

Fair Queen Contest entrants wanted

LAKE COUNTY - It is now time to prepare for entry into the contest for the 2014 Lake County Fair Queen and her court. The contest will be open to young ladies age 16 to 19 years old. Although the contest is not affiliated with the 4-H program, entrants must be a member

Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis Set to End April 15

PAINESVILLE — Time is running out for Lake County residents to apply for the Home Energy Assistance Program Winter Crisis Program. The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Winter Crisis Program began distributing funds to help pay for heating on Nov. 1 and the application numbers have been very high according to agency officials.



“Our staff has completed applications for over 1,500 Lake County households so far this season,” said Carrie Dotson, executive director of Lifeline, Inc. “The need for

RX pills: Slippery slope to addiction and more


Rose Around Town

"Are you a seer?" a long-time reader asked as he produced one of my columns from the past. I remembered that column.


I had written it after hearing about a "safe" pill to rev up metabolism and "naturally" burn off fat while strengthening your muscles without diet or workout. You could slim down and tone up with no effort on your part; just swallow that pill and let it do the work! I criticized the concept of such "magic" pills and the potential for abuse...



It's sad for me to re-read that clipping today; it had no real effect. Things haven't changed. Society still seeks

NRP Group gives new presentation of old plan


PAINESVILLE - Aaron Coda of the NRP Group, a national real estate development company, made a presentation to Council March 17 about the Shamrock Senior Development it has been planning with Western Reserve Community Development Corporation (WRCDC).



The intent is to build a three-story senior apartment community, with elevators, in Painesville in the Diamond Shamrock Planned Unit Development