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Matt Crawford Is Conneaut’s 2019 Citizen of the Year

CONNEAUT – Matt Crawford, a Conneaut transplant from New Castle, Pa., who founded the Outdoor Learning Center, and became a volunteer with the Conneaut Convention & Visitors Bureau, a Conneaut Cable TV show host and videographer, has been voted Conneaut Area Chamber of Commerce 2019 Citizen of the Year.

Wayslaw records 130th career win as Eagles beat Dragons

The Lakeside Dragons wrestling team hosted the Geneva Eagles in a county wrestling match-up on Tuesday, Jan. 16th. Geneva won the match 59-18. Lakeside won all three of their matches by pin in the loss. Johnny Wayslaw, of Geneva, recorded his 130th career win to break the all-time school record.

Lakeside wins rival game over Edgewood

The Lakeside Dragons hosted the Edgewood Warriors in a recent Chagrin Valley Conference basketball match-up. The Dragons won the game 65-50 to improve to 4-6 on the season. With the loss Edgewood fell to 5-5 on the year.

JA Entrepreneur Event allows students to showcase business goals

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP – It was a day filled with competition, plans for the future and entrepreneurship as students from three Ashtabula County schools filled the community room at the Ashtabula Towne Square for the Junior Achievement (JA) Entrepreneurship Challenge on Friday, Jan. 17.

Kinsman township trustees announce additional work on Lake View Drive

KINSMAN – In additional to reorganization matters, Kinsman Township trustees announced that JET excavating would be returning to work on Lake View Drive’s dam area for two to four weeks during their monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 13, at the township hall.(From Jan. 24 edition).

Master Gardeners offer Gardening Workshop March 7 in Kirtland

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

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

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

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

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?

Safely dispose of unused medications

MENTOR - Pharmaceutical drugs can be safely disposed of in the special collection bin located at the Mentor Police Department at 8500 Civic Center Blvd.