Council questions ammunition spending

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – Councilmember Ken Takacs opened discussion about the weapons Village officers use when the pay ordinance was presented for approval at the June 5 council meeting. He noted the department had gone to all Glocks to save money on the bulk purchase of ammunition, but they had purchased some ammunition for a 9mm pistol.

Township rededicates park as Veterans Park

by Marian McMahon

MADISON TOWNSHIP – While the Madison area veterans groups always do well in offering a special tribute to veterans each Memorial Day, May 29 was special this year with the renaming and rededication of the former Inline Skate Park as Veterans Park.

Mentor man takes seat on county Port Authority

by Glen Miller

PAINESVILLE – The first of two newly created seats on the Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority has been filled by former Mentor City Councilman Mark Freeman, while another representing the east side of the county remains vacant.

Two special women inducted into Hall of Fame

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – The Harvey Alumni Association gathered for dinner, to present scholarships, and induct new members into its Hall of Hall of Fame of Distinguished Graduates at Hellriegel’s Inn May 25.

Perry and Wickliffe students award grants to non-profits

by Submitted

PERRY/WICKLIFFE - Students in the Perry Service Learning (PSL) program and Wickliffe Learn. Lead. Serve. Program awarded $3,500 in grants to The Sub Zero Mission, Hospice of the Western Reserve, the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Rescue Village, and Crossroads of Lake County.

School recognizes student achievements

by Marian McMahon

EASTLAKE – The Lake Academy, founded in 1997 as an alternative school for at-risk students, celebrated another Recognition Ceremony May 18 for its students who made special achievements this past year through their efforts.

Veterans honored in Willoughby Hills

by Gail Stuehr

Willoughby Hills – Willoughby Hills held an indoor Memorial Day program at the Community Center on a picture perfect day because of wet grounds.