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Sometimes good things end, but others come along

MENTOR – After 12 years, Libby and Tom Hill closed the doors to Family Karate Dec. 23, 2017. Libby Hill said the closure had been coming for a while.
“For probably the last five years we’ve been several businesses,” she said.

Council considers automated meters

PAINESVILLE – Council was given a presentation on AMI, which is advanced metering infrastructure, at the Jan. 2 meeting by Jeff McHugh, electric superintendent. In November 2017 AMP representatives had addressed Council on AMI.

Fire chief gives important reminders

PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP – During Board of Trustees meeting Jan. 2, Fire Chief Frank Huffman reminded residents they need to keep fire hydrants on their properties clear of snow in case the department should need to access them.

Commissioner still hopeful after FERC decision

LAKE COUNTY – Despite the news the afternoon of Jan. 8 that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) did not mandate immediate action which would protect coal and nuclear power, County Commissioner Jerry Cirino expressed optimism.

Check out Pop Up Painesville Feb. 1

PAINESVILLE – People who need a special reason to go to Painesville in the winter months to shop should mark their calendars for Thursday, Feb. 1, the first ever Pop Up Painesville. This is a city event in partnership with city merchants.

Lakeland seeks nominations for Woman of Achievement Awards

KIRTLAND - Lakeland Community College announces the 26th annual Woman of Achievement Awards, to be held Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the Dr. Wayne L. Rodehorst Performing Arts Center on the main campus, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland. Nominations are being accepted through Jan. 29 for women in the community who demonstrate this year’s theme of “Reach, Lift, Soar.”

YMCA’s 25th Dream House breaks hard ground in Mentor

Mentor – Even though near zero temperatures made groundbreaking for the Lake County YMCA's 25th Dream House as hard as rock, people who view it this summer are likely to warmly receive the 4,400 square-foot transitional colonial home.

American Legion wants light for cemetery flag

Kirtland – Kirtland American Legion Post 609 is looking for patriotic people willing to help light up an American flag that flies over the graves of veterans interned in the city's South Cemetery.

Bitter cold has put Code Blue into effect

LAKE COUNTY - Marian Norman from Lake County Planning and Community Development and Continuum of Care advised the Lake County Board of Commissioners Jan. 4 about some matters concerning the homeless.

Winterfest and Christmas Card Lane lighting ushered in the holidays for Willoughby Hills

Willoughby Hills – Santa and the holidays arrived in style at Willoughby Hills Winterfest and Christmas Card Lane lighting Dec. 3. More than 250 residents and guests of all ages gathered in the fire station for an evening of pizza, coffee and hot chocolate, cookies, games, music and more. Skipper, mascot of the Lake County Captains, was there greeting every one and even played a round or two of miniature golf.