By SHELLEY TERRY
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — To further encourage social distancing, Wal-Mart is placing more restrictions on shoppers.
Go to any gas station, grocery store or pharmacy and you will probably find latex and plastic gloves littering parking lots, sidewalks and store exits.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ten Ohio inmates at two prisons and 27 staff members at four prisons have now tested positive for the coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday. He also authorized members of the Ohio National Guard to help officials at a federal prison where three inmates have died.
KINGSVILLE TOWNSHIP — Gabriella and Rylee McCumber spent time beautifying the area around the Kingsville Post Office during the coronavirus problem this past week.
Several area produce distribution programs have creatively used volunteers stationed at strategic places and placed the food in cars to reduce the chances of passing on the coronavirus.
The new social distancing norms take awhile to get used to as long-held traditions of shaking hands, or providing a hug, die hard when you see a person you haven’t seen in a long time.
ASHTABULA — A two-seater tandem bicycle rigged to a sturdy cart turns heads while an Ashtabula pair drive to different locations throughout the city.
The cars started to come together in the lower boat ramp area of Lake Shore Park on Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. A wide variety of antique vehicles gathered to brighten up the day for residents of the Lantern of Saybrook who are confined to their rooms during the coronavirus outbreak.
The Chambers of Commerce in Ashtabula County are working hard to make sure that area businesses aren’t lacking information in this time of crisis.
Bell ringers are not at the forefront of the Salvation Army campaign to help area residents but donations are needed, said Salvation Army Ashtabula County Regional Field Representative Tony Houshour.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Walmart shoppers arrived to the store Friday to a line of shopping carts, all positioned so anyone entering or leaving the store would do so in single file.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Wal-Mart shoppers arrived to the store Friday to a line of shopping carts, all positioned so anyone entering or leaving the store would do so in single file.
ASHTABULA — An Ashtabula native is baking batches of special cookies to thank health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Sheetz is giving away a dozen free bag lunches a day to children to help out during the coronavirus outbreak.
Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are reaching out to the community while still maintaining a strong presence on area highways, said Lt. Tina Jackson who commands the Ashtabula Post.
ASHTABULA — The Ashtabula City Health Department has notified the Ashtabula Area City school officials that an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Chris Cuomo, CNN news show host and younger brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, revealed Tuesday he has been diagnosed as positive for the coronavirus.
COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday announced Ohio schools will remain closed until May 1 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. That extends his school-shutdown order another three weeks, after which it will be evaluated again.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening c…
General Motors announced Friday it is bringing back 1,000 workers at two plants in Indiana to begin making ventilators for critical-care COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe and stay alive.
WASHINGTON — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.
JEFFERSON — With the omnibus COVID-19 bill passed on Wednesday by the Ohio legislature, the Ashtabula County Board of Elections has some direction.
Two Ashtabula County women are putting their sewing skills to good use by making face masks, which are in short supply because of the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON — The Navy says an outbreak of COVID-19 infections aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific has forced it to divert to Guam so that all 5,000 aboard will undergo testing.
In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, some local grocery, carry-out and convenient stores are making changes to protect the health and well-being of employees and customers.
California has been in “shelter in place” mode since last Thursday and Edgewood High School graduate Ben Wickstrom, and his wife Emily, are adjusting well to the new reality in Sacramento as the city had ordered an edict even earlier.
KENT — Kent State University cancelled its 50th May 4 Commemoration Weekend events, May 1-4, in accordance with the Ohio Department of Health’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of COVID-19.
ASHTABULA — The number of Ashtabula County coronavirus cases rose to two Sunday, according to the Ohio Department of Health, which reported the first case was in the city of Ashtabula.
CONNEAUT — Residents of a Conneaut senior living facility, isolated from family and friends by coronavirus precautions, are using social media to reassure loved ones they are happy and well.
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ASHTABULA [ndash] Donald Miller, age 78, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Saybrook Landing. A Graveside Service will be Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 10am, at Richmond Cemetery, Richmond Township. Online obituary may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com.
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