Jefferson BOE reviews proposed school calendar

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Area Local Schools Board of Education reviewed the proposed calendar for the 2017-2018 school year during a public hearing before the regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Jefferson residents taking advantage of recycling program

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - Village of Jefferson residents are taking advantage of the recycling program offered to them, reported Waste Management representative Vince Crawford during a Jefferson Village Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

New weapon in the armory at Jefferson Rehabilitation and Wellness kills pain

by Gabriel McVey

JEFFERSON – Jefferson Rehabilitation and Wellness, a physical therapy and pain-relief practice in Jefferson Village, added a new, high-tech device to its arsenal in late December that sounds like something from science fiction but has been getting positive marks from patients there suffering from chronic pain: a multi-wave, locked-system laser.

Proposed 534 trail to enter second phase

by Gabriel McVey

GENEVA – The City of Geneva is planning a second phase for a proposed non-motorized transportation trail planned to connect the corridor running along State Route 534 from the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark to Geneva-on-the-Lake, with a shift in the planned route bringing down costs significantly, according to Geneva Zoning Assistant Amanda White.

Shea's Theater restorers seeking original marquee sign

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA – The restoration of the historic Shea's Theater on Main Avenue in downtown Ashtabula is well underway, but Dom Apolito, marketing manager for DMS Recovery Services – the firm working on the landmark venue, is hoping someone can help him locate the marquee sign that once hung above the entrance.

Jefferson Model UN team competes in Chicago

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Area High School Model United Nations team traveled to Chicago earlier this month to compete in the Model United Nations of the University of Chicago conference.

Ashtabula Area City Schools bus driver Emily Klasen bears “precious cargo”

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA – School bus drivers don't have the best reputation, either locally or in the general public perception, but every day Ashtabula native Emily Klasen goes above and beyond for her children and everyone elses in her care and custody mornings and afternoons when she takes the wheel of bus #1 for Ashtabula Area City Schools (AACS).