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Filming of 1876 Ashtabula Train Disaster documentary begins at Jefferson Depot

Several actors and reenactors dressed as reporters and townspeople getting ready to act out a scene for Beacon Productions’ filming of the documentary of Ashtabula Train Disaster of 1876 on Friday, Feb. 15, at the Jefferson Depot. For further information on the filming project, please check out next week’s Gazette Newspapers’ common section of Around Ashtabula County.

Amicus brief to oppose proposed redistricting

LAKE COUNTY – The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution Jan. 29 to ask Lake County Prosecutor Charles Coulson to seek a court’s permission to file an amicus brief for the county regarding a lawsuit in federal court which challenges the way the congressional districts were set in 2011.

Now is the time to join a 4-H club

PAINESVILLE – Youth ages 5 through 19 have a wonderful opportunity to participate in a special program every year—the Lake County 4-H.

Lake County Fair garners more advertising awards

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – Once again the Lake County Fair received numerous awards for advertising and marketing excellence at the Ohio Fair Managers Convention in Columbus, held Jan. 2 to 5.

Slowing speeders is not simple

MADISON VILLAGE – Speeding on Hyder Drive and elsewhere in the Village, and how to deal with it, was discussed by Council at the Feb. 4 council meeting.

Kallee Jodon wins Jefferson District Spelling Bee

JEFFERSON - Kallee Jodon, a seventh-grade student from Jefferson Area Junior High School, successfully spelled the word “ruefully” in the District Spelling Bee on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Jefferson Elementary School to win the contest.

Learn about preventing chronic skin disorders

KIRTLAND - Find a path to wellness at a series of lectures about how to make lifestyle choices that will make positive differences at a series of talks at Kirtland Public Library.

Wanted: Concord History

CONCORD TOWNSHIP - The Conord Township community bicentennial is a few years away (2022) and plans are now underway to publish a community history book.

Ginseng Hunters Reminded about Upcoming March Deadline

COLUMBUS, OH – American ginseng hunters are being reminded that uncertified root may not be possessed after March 31 without a weight receipt, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Anyone planning to keep uncertified ginseng beyond the deadline must schedule an appointment to get it weighed and documented.

Western PA Hardwater Series preps for a Pymatuning ice fishing tournament

 LINESVILLE- With three years under their belt since first creating Western Pennsylvania Hardwater Series, Gus Glasgow, his assistant Billy Hines and several other club members from all over the state are expanding their realm this year by offering a Pymatuning ice fishing tournament as tentatively scheduled for Saturday, March 2 at Linesville Marina.(From Feb. 8 edition).

PV holds their tenth annual Pink Out breast cancer awareness fundraiser


ANDOVER – Baskets, baked goods and bracelets lined the entrance of the high school on Thursday, Feb. 7 in Andover as a way of offering community members the opportunity to support this year’s tenth annual Pink Out breast cancer awareness fundraiser as organized by PV Primary School’s Danielle Croston and Principal Lori Slekar.(From Feb. 15 edition).

Falcons fly past Eagles

The Jefferson Falcons were able to pick up their fifth win in Northeast 8 conference play with a win over the Hubbard Eagles.

Mustangs shoot past Heralds

SAYBROOK – The Grand Valley Mustangs girls’ basketball team picked up a recent road win against the St. John Heralds on Monday, Jan. 28. 

Friends of Ride 4 Them plan two upcoming family-friendly fundraisers

 ANDOVER- If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your weekends in the month of March, while helping raise money for families in need in your area consider attending one or both of Friends of Ride4Them’s upcoming fundraisers as set to take place within the Ashtabula/Trumbull County area.(From Feb. 15 edition).

Talent needed for Falcon Follies

JEFFERSON - Participants had a chance to meet the directors and sign up for the Falcon Follies on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Jefferson Area High School auditorium.

Raiders run past Dragons

The Warren G. Harding Red Raiders picked up another win after defeating the host Lakeside Dragons 80-33 in an All-American Conference basketball match-up.