The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

Our Community In Photos

April 18, 2011

One Against the World - Joshua Wade

2011 Vex Robotics World Champion

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Our Community In Photos
  • That night silence came to the pressroom

    Its frequency was seven times a week for at least an hour each time.

    February 11, 2012

  • One Against the World - Joshua Wade

    Joshua Wade, 17, of Colebrook, is both the 2011 Vex Robotics World Champion in the Programming Skills Challenge and The Robotics Skills Challenge. Wade is also the 2011 Vex Robotics U.S. National Champion.

    Joshua won the national champion title in March 2011 competing in Nebraska. He won the the world title April 14-16 in the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World at Orlando, Fla.

    April 18, 2011

  • CTAG visits Camp Koinonia

    Students from Lakeside High and Lakeside Junior High attended a three-day activity to illustrate the importance of positive self-esteem, working together as a team and leadership. The program is part of the Closing the Achievement Gap initiative.

    February 16, 2011

  • May His Memory Be Eternal - U.S. Marine LCpl. Kevin M. Cornelius

    U.S. Marine LCpl. Kevin M. Cornelius was slain August 2010 while serving our nation in Afghanistan. Kevin was from Ashtabula, Ohio. The residents of Ashtabula County turned out in large numbers and flags to honor his sacrifice for our country.

    October 28, 2010

  • The MultiCultural Community Youth Choir

    The MultiCultural Community Youth Choir was started by Kimbery Thompson for a Black History Month program at Lakeside High School. The MCCYC has become a successful choir that performs at area churches and events. The choir is under the direction of Ms. Thompson. The choir is seeking performance artists of all styles to perform with the choir at various events throughout northeast Ohio. Contact Kimbery Thompson at 440-645-1436 for more information.

    October 28, 2010

  • The Healing Field of Honor

    400 American flags were placed in perfect rows at Greenlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in North Kingsville, Ohio to honor all veterans and first responders. The dedication service was Saturday June 12, 2010.

    June 20, 2010

  • The 2010 High School Softball Season in Northeast Ohio

    The 2010 high school softball season featuring the Conneaut Spartans, Edgewood Warriors, Geneva Eagles, Grand Valley Mustangs, Jefferson Falcons, Madison Blue Streaks and Pymatuning Valley Lakers.

    June 3, 2010

  • The Bright Colors of Flora

    Random photographs of flowers taken by William A. West put to the music of Bernard H. Garfield. The piece is "Bassoon Quartet No. 1, Allegro con Spirito" from the Azica Records CD "Music of Bernard H. Garfield" released in April 2010. The featured musician is John Clouser, principal bassoonist for the world-renown Cleveland Orchestra. Accompanying Mr. Clouser are Ellen DePasquale, violin, Stanley Konopka, viola, and Richard Weiss, violincello.

    May 17, 2010

  • Pymatuning Valley May 6th Magical Million Proclamation Day

    The Pymatuning Valley Middle School and Primary School held a May 6th Magical Million Proclamation Day Assembly in the Middle School gymnasium to honor the 221 students who read 1,767,233 pages, PV Schools Superintendent Alex Geordan, Middle School Principal Andrew Kuthy and Primary School Principal Traci Hostetler made a bet that students would not reach the one million page goal. The administrators agreed to spend a day on the roof of a school if the well-read students reached their goal.

    May 14, 2010

  • After School Discovery and "Celebrate" presents Ms. Sally's Healthy Habit Calendar Journal class

    The After School Discovery Program and "Celebrate" now offers Ms. Sally's Healthy Habit Calendar Journal class at Lakeside Intermediate School in Ashtabula. Author / instructor Sally Bradley teaches the class.

    The class targets third to seventh grade students and promotes a positive self-image and healthy choices. Class activities build confidence, self-esteem and proper behavior patterns.

    The importance of healthy eating habits are explained to the students. The class instruction will enhance the reading and writing skills of the students.

    April 25, 2010

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