CONNEAUT — A normal charter fishing trip turned into a life-saving mission on Saturday as Corky Erdman and his four customers were fishing on Lake Erie.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a decade ago amid mounting concern that a recession could imperil President Donald Trump's reelection.
JEFFERSON — The first day for students and staff at the Jefferson Area Local School District went well despite the previous night of inclement weather.
ASHTABULA — City Council has designated three downtown properties as Historic Landmarks in preparation to apply for grants available through the Ohio Historic Preservation Office.
Winds that approached 80 mph caused wide-spread property damage and power outages in Ashtabula County Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Cleveland.
AUSTINBURG TOWNSHIP – Girl Scouts stood in front of a brand new “blessing box” for a Sunday evening dedication ceremony at Austinburg United Church of Christ.
Area fire departments and utility workers were busy Sunday after a storm slammed into Ashtabula County causing significant damage to power lines, homes and vehicles as downed trees lined the area.
The U.S. Coast Guard Station at Fairport Harbor was unable to give any further information Sunday on a search for an alleged missing boater that started on Saturday more than 10 miles off the shore of Conneaut in Lake Erie.
ROCK CREEK — John Adams was giving an estimate on a sand blasting project in Madison about 18 months ago when the use of his spare time was forever changed.
HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — The choices of music genre were wide this weekend as Music Along the River took over the Harpersfield Metropark for a jam fest that lasted for more than two days.
CONNEAUT — The rata-tat-tat of machine gun fire dominated Conneaut Township Park beach as thousands of people watched a reenactment of the D-Day battle unfold around them.
CONNEAUT — A capsized boat, about 17 miles out in Lake Erie, put area emergency personnel to work on Saturday morning, according to Conneaut Fire Chief Steven Lee and Rome Township Fire Chief Ed Koziol.
CONNEAUT — Albert Kosiba, of Warren, is pushing 100 years of age, but quickly made his way to the microphone after French Consul Guillame Lacroix pinned the French Legion of Honor medal to his shirt.
JEFFERSON — A decade ago, the county brought in a new financial management system and along the way employees office-by-office learned the ropes on their feet.
The mayor of Dayton where nine people were slain in a mass shooting says a round-the-clock security detail was assigned to her because of hate-filled messages she received following verbal sparring with President Donald Trump after his visit to a Dayton hospital earlier this month.
CONNEAUT — Soon after Conneaut Township Park opened on Friday, there was the sound of gunfire in the air as a slate of reenacted battles kicked off.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Aloterra Packaging, 3325 Middle Road, will be closing and the company will permanently layoff 39 full-time employees on or about Oct. 6, according to a letter from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services to the employees.
ASHTABULA – Targeted at widening students’ educational opportunities in preparing them for a career in occupational therapy, the Kent State University at Ashtabula Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) Technology program has created a hybrid model, combining online learning with on-campus lab…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer. He was 79.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A newspaper reports that a young girl has become the 10th person bitten by a shark in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, this year.
President Donald Trump sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock market volatility and told rallygoers in New Hampshire, a state that he hopes to capture in 2020, that their financial security depends on his reelection.
CONNEAUT — 1940s music and the sound of weapons fire filled the air in Conneaut Township Park on Thursday afternoon, as D-Day Conneaut kicked off.
JEFFERSON — The 62-year-old owner of Albino’s Meats and Catering in Ashtabula, accused of numerous sex crimes with minors, and his 22-year-old co-defendant, will be arraigned Tuesday in Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court.
For many people summer is a time of family vacations and outdoor fun. But now it's back to school for area students as the first day of school fast approaches.
JEFFERSON — The roof replacement project at the Old Courthouse is well underway and crews finished Thursday erecting scaffolding and a debris shoot outside the building.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The gunman in Dayton who killed nine people had cocaine, an antidepressant and alcohol in his system during the mass shooting, and was cut down by a barrage of at least two dozen police bullets that penetrated gaps in his body armor, a coroner said Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The criminal history of a man suspected of barricading himself inside a Philadelphia rowhome should have prevented him from legally owning the firepower he used Wednesday to wound six police officers in a standoff that carried deep into the night, authorities said.
KINGSVILLE TOWNSHIP — The Kingsville Township road department garage is nearing completion, the contractor said at Wednesday night's trustees meeting.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Rep. Steve King's comments on banning abortion, The Associated Press, relying on a story by The Des Moines Register, inaccurately quoted King as saying, "It's not the baby's fault for the sin of the father, or of the mother." Referring to Hous…
CONNEAUT – Local restaurants are gearing up for the big – really big – crowds expected to attend this weekend's anniversary edition of D-Day Conneaut.
JEFFERSON — An Ashtabula businessman was arrested Wednesday after a grand jury issued a 39-count indictment against him, charging he furnished alcohol, raped and sexually assaulted two teenage girls.
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP — Pymatuning Valley Local Schools first day was Wednesday as teachers, staff, students and parents got back into gear with reading, writing and arithmetic.
Jack Elijah Turner, a suspect in the shooting deaths of Shannon Whitman, 49, and her son Darrin Whitman, 10, in their Randolph Township home, has been found in Charleston, West Virginia and arrested, according to Lt. Autumn Davis of the Charleston Police Department.
This Week's Circulars
Carolyn S. Bordner, 74, of Conneaut, passed away Sunday August 18, 2019. Visitation will be 4-7PM, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at the Marcy Funeral Home, 208 Liberty St., Conneaut. Full notice will appear in Wednesday's edition.
RALEIGH [ndash] C.W. Mitchell died at his residence on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. A burial service will be held on Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. in Chestnut Grove Cemetery. www.ducro.com
- Ashtabula businessman indicted on 39 charges including rape of two teenage girls Warrant issued for 22-year-old female co-defendant
- Ashtabula City Council member's Facebook message sparks debate
- Sheriff's called to huge party
- Volpi will face 39 charges for sex crimes Tuesday; co-defendant arrested
- WATCH VIDEO | D-Day Conneaut | Event comes to a close with huge battle on beach
- Conneaut officials unveil plans for city's waterfront site
- Several rescued, emergency personnel search for more survivors after boat capsizes on Lake Erie
- Aloterra Packaging in Ashtabula closing; 39 full-time jobs will be lost
- PHOTO GALLERY | D-Day Conneaut | Second day of re-enactment shows battles, honors veterans
- Ashtabula County schools begin on these dates