‘Commendable’ spells success for Perry District Champ

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Perry - Perry Middle School seventh-grader, Lukas Rosipko, has claimed this year’s title as the Perry Local Schools District Spelling Bee Champion for 2018. Rosipko won the competition by correctly spelling words such as cattle, intersect, tonic, infraction, vegetation, dexterity, chimpanzee, and finally, commendable.

Girl Scouts prepare meal for Project Hope

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MADISON/PERRY - Girl Scouts Service Unit 770, including troops from Madison and Perry school districts, met on their day off on Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Day, to prepare a meal for the homeless shelter, Project Hope, in Painesville Township.

Tailor has a passion for sewing

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MADISON – Linda Shupp, a professional tailor, came to Cardinal Woods Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center three years ago to rehab from an injury.

Downtown Painesville Organization recertified

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Columbus –Heritage Ohio is proud to announce the 2017 certification of the Downtown Painesville Organization as a National Main Street Community. Downtown Painesville Organization became a member of the Main Street program in 2009, and since then continues to revitalize the historic downtown district.

Second POP UP Painesville coming

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PAINESVILLE – The second POP UP Painesville is going to be Thursday, March 8. This time the event will be at Branches of Wellness on Painesville Square for a lunch time break learning about yoga and fitness.
Join Erin Hill for a 10 a.m. yoga class with live music from John Welton and Lyndsey Stropkey.

Nominations sought for Lake County Senior Citizens Hall of Fame

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MENTOR - The Lake County Council on Aging is seeking nominations for the 24th Annual Lake County Senior Citizens’ Hall of Fame. Established in 1994, the Hall of Fame is a tribute to seniors who have generously given their time and energy to improve the quality of life in their communities or the county at large. Their contributions can be from their professional lives, or through volunteer work.

Concord resident wins United Way contest

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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.