Geneva City Council moves toward income-tax increase

by Gabriel McVey

GENEVA – Geneva City Council made initial moves toward placing a .7-percent increase in city income tax on the November ballot during its meeting on May 22, drawing vocal opposition from one member of council.

Jefferson Days returns June 16-18

by Stefanie Wessell

JEFFERSON - Jefferson Days returns this year on Friday, June 16, through Sunday, June 18, and the event continues to grow every year, with several new activities planned and more to be announced.
Jefferson Days is once again being sponsored by the Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce this year and will feature three days of events.

LSJH students hold Austin Rocks pediatric cancer benefit

by Gabriel McVey

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP – Student members of the Lakeside Junior High National Junior Honor Society put on the seventh annual Austin Rocks Rock-a-Thon on April 28 to raise awareness of childhood cancers as well as funds for the Cleveland Clinic Children’s pediatric oncology Cleveland Clinic Children's Hematology & Oncology program Cleveland Clinic Children's Hematology & Oncology programprogram.

Ashtabula Superintendent of Schools cleans up Huron Primary

by Gabriel McVey

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP – The Ashtabula Area City Schools superintendent spent May 4 and 5 filling in, first as a classroom teacher and then as a custodian, to fulfill promises to a pair of contest winners in a door-decorating contest – part of the “Aim Higher” program highlighting college and career-readiness throughout the district.