Trustees affirm support for seniors

by Marian McMahon

PERRY TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees approved a $40,000 contribution to the Perry Area Joint Recreation District for 2017 at the July 25 meeting.

Market drawing new customers as well as regulars

by Marian McMahon

PERRY VILLAGE – Perry Village Market & Cafe owners Ray and Jennifer Peteritis held their official ribbon-cutting July 14 and a special grand opening celebration July 15. In attendance were family, friends, customers, officials from the three Perry entities, and representatives from the Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce.

Theft deterrence program continues to make an impact

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MENTOR – “The looks on their faces are priceless,” said Paul, a Mentor Police Officer. He’s referring to shoplifters nabbed by the Mentor Police Retail Theft Crime Deterrence Program. “They have no idea that they’ve been surveilled until we walk around to the other side of the counter and flash our badge.”

United Way volunteers spruce up the neighborhood

by Teresa Ackerman

Mentor – More than 600 volunteers participated in United Way of Lake County’s (UWLC) 25th Annual Day of Caring June 28. The day kicked off with a 7:30 a.m. pancake breakfast at Lakeland Community College. Following this, volunteers dispersed to begin the projects they adopted.

Lake County General Health district honored

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MENTOR – Lake County General Health District was honored with the Model Practice Award at the 2017 Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO).

Two inducted into Lake County Fair Hall of Fame

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PAINESVILLE - Judy Parker and Dave Wilcox represent the eighth class to the Lake County Fair Hall of Fame. They will be inducted at the Belcher Pavilion July 25, opening night of the 2017 Lake County Fair, immediately following the fair parade.