Last Stop Willoughby was a free all-day event for family, fun

by Gail Stuehr

Willoughby – The now famous train made its 12th annual arrival for Last Stop Willoughby on Aug. 19. Based on Rod Serling’s 1960 production “A Stop at Willoughby,” the current version is a full day of activities beginning with the outdoor market and including a Kid Zone at Wes Point Park that included crafts and model trains, a giant Lego display at the Willoughby Library, food trucks, music at the bandstand, free trolley rides, and more. Add picture perfect weather, and the event lived up to its theme “Free, Family, Fun.”

Ninth board member named to port authority

by Glen Miller

Painesville – An executive of a Perry-based wholesale nursery company has become the ninth member of the Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority.

Register now for the 2017 Road Rally

by Marian McMahon

PAINESVILLE – Looking for something different to do on a Saturday afternoon? Get together a team ofo two to four friends and sign up for the 2017 Road Rally benefitting the Eastern Lake County Chamber Scholarship Fund.

Meijer store construction to start in spring 2018

by Glen Miller

MENTOR - The closed Kmart store at 9200 Mentor Ave. will come crumbling to the ground sometime in January to make way for a 159,253-square-foot Meijer store, work on which is expected to start in the spring.

Osborne proposes Equestrian Dream

by Glen Miller

Mentor – Richard Osborne Sr. has come up with an idea for some of the Route 615 land next to which he would like to place a hotel or motel.

Nextwork aims to bolster manufacturing workforce

by Glen Miller


Concord Township - A new educational concept created by Wickliffe School officials is expanding to meet the future workforce needs of Lake and Geauga County manufacturers, and possibly the entire state and country.

Erosion on hillside is cause for concern

by Marian McMahon

FAIRPORT HARBOR - A resident asked about the hillside along Prospect Street and the trees which obstruct the view of the lake from the only street that runs parallel to the lake at the Sept. 19 council meeting.