Master Gardeners offer Gardening Workshop March 7 in Kirtland

by Submitted

KIRTLAND - Think spring. The Lake County Master Gardener Volunteers and Lake County OSU Extension are hosting their Home Gardeners’ Workshop on March 7 at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland. The program starts at 8:45 a.m., and the last session ends at 3:30 p.m. All who enjoy gardening are welcome.

Battles with Butters: Ear we go again

by Pat Greene

If a Hyena should get an ear infection, and it came to the attention of a veterinarian who specializes in treating wildlife, would he treat it? I use the example of Hyenas and then learn it isn’t really a wild dog, more of a cat-like carnivore. I guess the point I’m trying to make is, how does one treat an ear infection on a difficult dog like Butters?

WE Schools receive PBIS awards at organizational meeting

by Gail Stuehr

EASTLAKE - The Willoughby-Eastlake Schools received a State of Ohio District Wide Implementation Award for participation and implementation of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). The district award, along with recognition of seven W-E schools implementing the program, was presented at the organizational Board of Education meeting Jan. 13 by Merrie Darrah, director of State Support Team 4, and Steve Ramos.

Landeg: Be a public servant, not city official

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Newly elected Mentor City Council President Bruce Landeg believes elected and appointed city administrators and employees should regard themselves as public servants rather than public officials.

On The Beat: Protecting God's House

by Chief J. T. McBride

Recognizing the growing threat of violence directed at worshipers of all faiths, safety and security experts and spiritual leaders have finally begun to work together to address the growing threat of violence aimed at religious sites throughout the land. Over the last decade or so, public safety officials and the media industry have begun to pay more attention to the growing number of incidents involving houses of worship.
What’s behind the growth of these incidents and is it really a problem worthy of immediate attention?