PERRY TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees again approved spending $25,000 for the YMCA Summer Swim Program at the Outdoor Y on River Road at the Feb. 21 meeting. The cost for residents will again be $50 per participating family for the summer.
LAKE COUNTY – Representatives from the Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority addressed the Lake County Board of Commissioners on the subject of increasing the bed tax at the Feb. 23 commissioners meeting.
LAKE COUNTY – Alyea Barajas, the county senior services coordinator, provided some information on efforts to deal with gaps in services for seniors at the Feb. 16 meeting of the Lake County Board of Commissioners.
WILLOUGHBY HILLS - Homeowners with septic systems in Lake County will now need an annual operational permit from the Lake County General Health District (LCGHD) indicating proper maintenance of the system, according to new Ohio legislation, Administrative Code Chapter 3701-29.
There may be a lot of old cars sitting by the side of the road in Painesville this summer.
There may be a lot of old cars still in “storage” long after this winter’s final snowfall.
Most of them will be old Ford Model A’s. Some may be old Ford Model T’s.
All of them will require mechanical attention of some sort but none of them will be able to rely on Tony Torre for help. No more Tony Torre tows, tune-ups, repairs or quick-fixes. There’s a big hurt in the city of Painesville right now because, sadly and suddenly, Tony Torre has passed away.
PAINESVILLE - St. Mary Painesville’s Saint Vincent DePaul Organization is partnering with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to host nine Mobile Pantry events, at which they will offer free, fresh produce for people in need (eligibility dependent upon income per Ohio Government Guidelines).
CONCORD TOWNSHIP - For Concord Garden Club members, 2016 was quite a year. Early winter brought snowy days, followed by a summer heat wave, a drought, and those noisy cicadas.
During winter months, many gardeners browse nursery catalogues dreaming of plants to add to a special garden spot. In February and March, as winter wanes and spring approaches, few flowers dare to blossom in our gardens.
PAINESVILLE - Painesville Baptist Church held the Tim Tebow Night to Shine Prom for individuals with disabilities Feb. 10. This is the first time this special event has been offered in Lake County. Lake Erie College students were just some of the 175 volunteers who made this magical night possible. Volunteers were primarily from the church congregation and neighboring parishes.
MADISON - Friday evening community members and public servants gathered at Madison Public Library to celebrate the reopening of the remodeled library.