Jewels Dance Hall, Country Redford band raise funds for local veterans

by Gabriel McVey

AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP – A local country music band took to the stage at Jewels Dance Hall in Austinburg March 11 to help raise money to benefit local veterans during an event called The Veterans Project.
Country Redford is an Ashtabula-based band that's been playing all over Northeast Ohio – a five-piece ensemble led by singer Scott Redford and managed by Ginny Preneta.

PV students make their mark at JA Titan Business Challenge

by Gabriel McVey

YOUNGSTOWN – A delegation from Pymatuning Valley High School traveled to Youngstown State University's Williamson College of Business Administration March 9 to compete in the 2017 Junior Achievement Titan Business Challenge, with one team entering the scholarship round and another winning a consolation round at the event.

JALHS anti-drug club sits in on drug court hearing

by Gabriel McVey

JEFFERSON – Ten students from Jefferson Area High School paid a visit to a hearing of the Ashtabula County Drug Court on March 9, part of an effort by an anti-drug student club to learn more about the drug problem in the county and pass that information on to their peers.

Nominations still being accepted for Chamber banquet

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - Nominations are still being accepted for the Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet, which will be held at the Jefferson Recreational Center, 11 E. Jefferson St., on Tuesday, April 11. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the banquet starting at 6 p.m.