Concord resident wins United Way contest

by Submitted

MENTOR - The winner of United Way of Lake County’s (UWLC) five-month 2017 Giving Campaign Contest was announced at Classic Toyota in Mentor Feb. 2. Grand finale winner Ann O’Leary of Concord Township won her choice of a two-year lease on a 2018 Toyota Corolla LE with all taxes and fees paid, or $5,000 cash.

Outstanding Citizen of the Year for 2018 awarded posthumously by chamber

by Gail Stuehr

MENTOR – William (Bill) Horvath played an important part in Lake County for many years until his death in 2016. The Eastern Lake County Chamber of Commerce honored him by naming him, posthumously, the Outstanding Citizen of the Year for 2018. The award was one of three awards given at the annual awards banquet, held Jan. 26 at LaMalfa.

Former mayor, businesses honored by WWLCCC

by Gail Stuehr

EASTLAKE – Josipa (Josie) Milisic started making wine in the garage years ago. Recently, she and her husband Bruno decided to open their own winery and restaurant at 38932 Euclid Ave. in Wickliffe. In a building renovated by Bruno, a private contractor, Casa Di Vino made its debut on July 21, 2017, “bringing more beauty and business to Wickliffe.”

Proposed resolution is disputed

by Marian McMahon

LAKE COUNTY – During the new business portion of the Board of Commissioners’ Feb. 1 meeting, Commissioner Dan Troy proposed a resolution urging FirstEnergy Corporation to continue the operation of the Perry Nuclear Power Plant through the investigation and implementation of all possible options.

Council plans to discontinue contribution for SRO

by Marian McMahon

NORTH PERRY – Although Council did decide to contribute $20,000 for the Perry School Resource Officer Program at the Feb. 1 council meeting, it could be the village’s last contribution.