Community unites to remember loved ones

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Willoughby Hills– DeJohn Funeral Homes is hosting its annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1:30 p.m. on the campus of DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Homes and Crematory at 28890 Chardon Rd. in Willoughby Hills. Family and friends are invited to the tree lighting ceremony in remembrance of those who have died during the past year.

Pets to be remembered

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WILLOUGHBY HILLS - A tree lighting ceremony and prayer service will be held Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. at DeJohn Funeral Homes & Crematory ~ DeJohn Pet Services, 28890 Chardon Rd., Willoughby Hills.

Help needed to honor veterans

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PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP - Riverside High School is proud of all the men and women who have chosen to serve the country as members of the United States Armed Forces.

BBQ and Boutique

by Gail Stuehr

Chardon – Is it possible to provide dinner for 3,000 people in just four hours? It is, if you are the Sisters of Notre Dame (SND) holding their 55th annual chicken and rib BBQ and Boutique on Sept.17 and 24 at their Chardon headquarters, 13000 Auburn Rd.

#GoLakeCounty gives $6,700 to schools

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Willoughby – The #GoLakeCounty group announced its first three grant winners. #GoLakeCounty’s first golf outing, held July 14 of this year, raised $6,700 in profit, which was then split between three programs:

Perry High School hosts students from Mexico

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Perry -Students from a high school at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico, Escuela Preparatoria de la Universidad de Guanajuato, are touring the United States. Hosted by the United Methodist Church of Perry, the students were invited to Perry Schools as a cultural exchange experience.

Concord, Willoughby Hills launch checkbooks on

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CONCORD TOWNSHIP– Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced the launch of Concord Township and the City of Willoughby Hills’ online checkbooks on In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet.

Emergency passage of City of Mentor laws criticized

by Glen Miller

MENTOR – Mentor City Council got a scolding from a resident during its Nov. 8 meeting because of its tendency to approve ordinances on emergency rather than the three readings allowed by state law.

Morley Library congratulates young super-readers

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PAINESVILLE - Diya Kumar has been visiting Morley Library with her family since she was a baby. On Aug. 23 she became the first patron to finish Morley Library's 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program for the second time.