Jefferson Model UN team places third at LEIMUN Conference

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON – The Model UN program at Jefferson Area High School continues to grow, and earlier this month, the team placed third at the Lake Erie International Model United Nations Conference at Youngstown State University.

Geneva City Council move on Benson station remediation project

by Gabriel McVey

GENEVA – The Geneva City Council met April 24 and approved an agreement with the Ohio Development Services Agency for an Abandoned Gas Station Cleanup Grant to begin the remediation of the derelict Benson’s service station on East Main Street.

Carley Truckey honored with Youth Community Service Award

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON – For her role in bringing attention to the drug epidemic in Ashtabula County and raising thousands of dollars for the Opal House, the Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce recognized 2016 Jefferson Area High School graduate Carley Truckey with its Youth Community Service Award.

ACMC unveils hospice unit renovation, celebrates 25 years of hospice service

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA – The newly renovated, two-bed hospice unit at Ashtabula County Medical Center was elbow-to-elbow with guests April 11, all eager to see the work undertaken by the community-owned hospital to rejuvenate its 25-year-old hospice facilities in an effort aimed at improving end-of-life care for local residents.