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LWV compiles information on lead poisoning

LAKE COUNTY - Ellen Chamberlin of Willoughby, representing the League of Women Voters of Lake County, recently thanked Lake County Administrator Jason Boyd and Donna Tyson, a staff accountant for the county, for their help gathering information for a pamphlet about lead poisoning.

Patio and more completed at Gage House

PAINESVILLE – Fairport Rentals LLC owners Shannon Barnhill and her father Joe Crusse held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate completion of a new patio area and other improvements at the historic Gage House Sept. 26.

Madison Village recognizes contributions of businesses

MADISON VILLAGE – The Madison Means Business inaugural event was held in March 2016 with both Madison Township and the Village each nominating three businesses for their contributions to the communities and local economy.

Two lifelong residents run for Andover mayor

ANDOVER – Lifelong residents of Andover, Gerald DiBell and Raymond “Buddy” French, are currently running for the position as mayor of Andover.(From Oct. 11 edition).
They were asked the same questions on their reason for pursuing a position as mayor.

Pymatuning Valley Primary PTO prep for its 7th annual Reverse Raffle

ANDOVER – If you have an elementary-age child in the Andover area, or are interested in supporting a good cause in hopes of winning fun prizes, you won’t want to miss Pymatuning Valley Primary PTO’s seventh annual Reverse Raffle scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 16, with doors opening at 4:30 p.m. that day at Dorset Community Center. (From Oct. 11 edition).

Educate and Create County Auditor GIS Education Session to be held

KINGSVILLE — The Kingsville Public Library will be hosting Ashtabula County David Thomas for its Educate and Create evening on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 5:30 p.m. The session will consist of a presentation on Ashtabula County’s GIS (Geographic Information System) and how residents can utilize this tool.

Meola murder investigation continues

PAINESVILLE – Painesville Police were contacted Oct. 7 to ask for an update on the investigation into the murder of Timothy Meola, 65, owner of Guyreino’s Deli / Meola Catering on Lake Avenue in Ashtabula.

Governor DeWine unveils STRONG Ohio Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Monday unveiled a series of legislative proposals to better protect Ohio citizens and law enforcement officers from those with a propensity toward violence and to provide help to individuals who are a danger to themselves or others.

North Shore Trail groundbreaking planned

ASHTABULA - Ashtabula County Metroparks is hosting a symbolic ground-breaking to signify the final stages of construction of the North Shore Trail in Ashtabula on Friday, Oct. 11, at 4 p.m. at the corner of Bridge Street and Goodwill Drive in Ashtabula Harbor. The long-anticipated Ashtabula Metroparks’ North Shore Trail is now expected to be finished in 2020, with request for construction bids sought in late 2019 by Metroparks.

Dragons win double over time shoot-out over Red Raiders

The Lakeside Dragons came out on top of an offensive battle in a double overtime win against the Harvey Red Raiders. The two teams would trade touchdowns nearly the entire game as Lakeside won 68-62.
Lakeside tied the game in regulation 56-56 on a six yard touchdown run by AJ Raffa.

Eagles cruise to win over Wolverines

The Geneva Eagles came away with a 42-14 win over the West Geauga Wolverines on Friday, Oct. 4. West Geauga scored the first touchdown of the game, but two touchdowns in the second quarter gave the Eagles all the momentum they would need. Geneva also got the ball back to start the second half and went on to score three more touchdowns.

Spartans improve to 5-1

CONNEAUT- The Conneaut Spartans improved to 5-1 on the year with a win over the visiting Sharpsville Blue Devils. Conneaut defeated Sharpsville 43-7 in a non-conference football game at Joslin Field.

Andover Community Theater begins rehearsals for a murder mystery theater

ANDOVER – If you are a fan of mysteries, fairy tales or simply are looking for an entertaining way to spend your weekend, you won’t want to miss Andover Community Theater Society’s (ACTS) upcoming murder mystery theater “Out of the Woods: A Rather Grimm Fairy Tale” as set for Saturday, Nov. 2, at Andover Public Library.(From Oct. 11 edition).

Septemberfest proves even more popular this year

MADISON VILLAGE – Council Member Duane Frager, who serves as vice chairman and co-fiscal officer on the Madison Joint Recreation District Board, reported on the success of the fourth Septemberfest held Sept. 7 during the Sept. 16 council meeting.

Council approves zoning code changes

PAINESVILLE - Following a public hearing at the Sept. 16 council meeting during which no one spoke for or against it, Council passed an ordinance enacting Part Eleven-Planning and Zoning Code of the Painesville Code of 1998.