Prevention Coalition names new chair, vice-chair

by Gabriel McVey

ASHTABULA – The Ashtabula County Prevention Coalition named two prominent mental health and recovery services professionals to the positions of chair and vice chair at the board’s regular quarterly meeting held April 19th at the Ashtabula County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board’s State Road offices in Ashtabula.

Ashtabula County Young Republicans launch Memorial Field cleanup

by Gabriel McVey

GENEVA – A small group of volunteers gathered a surprisingly large amount of trash during a cleanup effort undertaken care of the Ashtabula County Young Republicans April 23.
Six volunteers rounded up ten bags of trash from the Geneva park, as well as some tires that’d been disposed of in the adjacent wooded areas, according to Ashtabula County Young Republicans President David Thomas.

Ashtabula County 4-H Foundation works on fundraising goal

by Stefanie Wessell

ASHTABULA COUNTY - The Ashtabula County 4-H Foundation provides scholarships to students throughout the county, and foundation members have set a goal that the community can help them reach by supporting two fundraisers.

Growth Partnership pushes ahead with information clearinghouse for economic development

by Gabriel McVey

AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP – Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County held its quarterly trustees meeting April 12 in Grand River Academy’s Robert S. Morrison Lecture Center, during which GP Executive Director Greg Myers detailed some of the recent programs embarked on or further developed by the organization since he took it over in mid-December last year.

Board of Elections mulls options for voting machine replacement

by Gabriel McVey

JEFFERSON – The Ashtabula County Board of Elections met April 12 and discussed several pressing issues for the upcoming elections, among them their options moving forward to replace antiquated voting machines throughout the county – the cost of which may run over three-quarters of a million dollars, according to Duane Feher, deputy director of the Ashtabula County Board of Elections.