Holy Week started with the Palm Sunday celebration of Jesus’ triumphant arrival to Jerusalem, continued through the observance of The Last Supper on Maundy Thursday, the bleak crosswalks that reminded Christians of the death of Jesus and finally the celebration of the Resurrection on Sunday.
ASHTABULA — Short blasts from car horns cut through the early morning air as Christians, who celebrate Easter because of their belief Jesus rose from the dead more than 2,000 years ago, from numerous churches gathered to celebrate the Easter morning miracle.
PAINESVILLE — Many track and field athletes who were robbed of a full season due to the coronavirus pandemic spent time Saturday trying to make up for lost time.
HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — The 2021 of the Grand River Valley Ice Wine Trail is underway providing entertainment for wine lovers with an attempt to be as socially conscious as possible.
ASHTABULA — A partnership between city entities should see 600 more doses of COVID-19 in people's arms later this month.
The steadily expanding ability to receive a COVID-19 vaccination took another step forward in Ashtabula County on Tuesday as two open clinics provided the opportunity for protections without making an appointment.
GENEVA — The Geneva area is dealing with a changing business community as COVID-19 has caused some businesses to close, others to move and some new ventures taking shape, said Sue Ellen Foote, executive director of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Countries across Europe resumed vaccinations with the AstraZeneca shot on Friday, as leaders sought to reassure their populations it is safe following brief suspensions that cast doubt on a vaccine that is critical to ending the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — The United States has cleared President Joe Biden's goal of injecting 100 million coronavirus shots, more than a month before his target date of his 100th day in office.
Families struggling due to the coronavirus pandemic can apply for help from a program coordinated by Ashtabula County Community Action Agency, said the agency’s Community Development Coordinator Alissa Holdson.
ASHTABULA — People seeking to donate non-perishable food to those in need were greeted by two people waving signs on Saturday afternoon during a food drive sponsored by the Ashtabula County NAACP and Country Neighbor.
GENEVA — The city has stepped forward in a time of crisis and supported those less fortunate, said Valerie Leitch, director of the Geneva Food Pantry.
COLUMBUS — Ohio's Health Department is restructuring its infectious disease division following the discovery of as many as 4,000 unreported COVID-19 deaths and will investigate how the error happened, the state health director said Thursday.
ANDOVER — Village Council approved an ordinance giving Mayor Jerry Dibell authorization to begin discussions with the University Hospitals for the purpose of buying the emergency room facility that closed last spring when COVID-19 hit the area.
The season of Lent is a time of penitence and contemplation before Easter lasting 40 days. Meatless days during Lent are traditionally part of the old Roman Catholic religious calendar.
ANDOVER TOWNSHIP — The Pymatuning Valley Local School Board has scheduled a 10 a.m. meeting Thursday to discuss potential design options for the district’s storage building, planned for construction northwest of the middle school.
Freezing temperatures and ice starting to cover the shoreline of Lake Erie serve as reminders that it is winter in northeast Ohio.
COLUMBUS — Dr. Amy Acton, the former state health director who became the face of Ohio's early pandemic response, has stepped down from her nonprofit position to "carefully explore" running as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate, she said Thursday.
Some residents of Ashtabula Towers in Ashtabula and The Maples in North Kingsville will need to be vaccinated again after being given doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that had not been kept at proper temperatures, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said during his Tuesday briefing.
Some residents of Ashtabula Towers in Ashtabula and The Maples in North Kingsville will need to be vaccinated again, after being given doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that had not been kept at proper temperatures, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said during his Tuesday briefing.
ASHTABULA — Competitors in each event may have been more than 50 miles away, but that didn’t matter to the Ashtabula Stingrays swimmers who gathered Sunday for a virtual meet to try and qualify for “league” championships.
Two long-time county officials were recently presented with Ashtabula County Distinguished Service Awards by the Ashtabula County Bar Association.
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will act Thursday to get more people health insurance in the middle of the raging coronavirus pandemic, a down payment on his pledge to push the U.S. toward coverage for all.
WASHINGTON — As many as 90,000 Americans are projected to die from the coronavirus in the next four weeks, the Biden administration warned in its first science briefing on the COVID-19 pandemic, as experts outlined efforts to improve the delivery and injection of COVID-19 vaccines.
GENEVA — City leaders are working with Green Bay Packaging (Third Dimension, Inc.) in preparation for an expansion to the company, said Geneva City Manager Joseph Varckette during a Monday evening council meeting.
ASHTABULA — Given that responding to medical emergencies is a key function of the Ashtabula Fire Department along with its foremost job of battling blazes, 2020 will go down as an unusual year.
JEFFERSON — The Ashtabula County Health Department made a Saturday morning decision to widen the Jefferson Elementary School vaccination program so vaccinations would not be wasted, said ACHD Administrator Jay Becker.
COLUMBUS — Ohio will use $50 million in federal pandemic aid dollars to buy 2 million at-home rapid coronavirus tests to help local health departments respond faster to testing needs, Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday.
COVID-19 forced the cancellations of many events designed to honor the life of Martin Luther King Jr. this year, but many are still reflecting on his life and impact on American society.
GENEVA — Customers looking for Pizza Hut will have to drive several miles north on Route 534 as the business has moved from a sit-down restaurant near the Interstate 90 intersection to a take-out facility in a plaza near Giant Eagle.
WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout.
JEFFERSON — The murder trial of an Ashtabula man is the latest case to be delayed by the coronavirus, according to Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court records.
ORWELL — Grand Valley Local School District students are back in the classroom after “in-person school” was shut down late in 2020 due to the climbing rate of coronavirus cases in the county.
GENEVA — All that is left of the 2021 Winterfest will be a snowman decorating contest due to the coronavirus pandemic, said Geneva Special Events Coordinator Margie Netzel and Geneva Business Association President James Santiago.
JEFFERSON — Village council reorganized for 2021 and received a state-of-the-village report from Jefferson Mayor Judy Maloney on Monday evening at village hall.
CLEVELAND — Amid a masked, muted celebration in the locker room after the Browns ended the NFL's longest playoff drought, coach Kevin Stefanski asked for a game ball and then told Pro Bowl guard Joel Bitonio to step forward.
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns will play their first playoff game since 2002 without first-year coach Kevin Stefanski, who tested positive for COVID-19 just two days after leading the team back to the postseason.
This Week's Circulars
CLEVELAND [emdash] Jonael Alexis Salgado gained his angel wings on April 7, 2021. Although we did not have much time to spend with him, he touched so many hearts. We are truly saddened by this loss and he will forever be missed by his parents and siblings. Jonael is survived by his parents A…
CAMBRIDGE [emdash] Betty Jane Keller, 92, passed away Thursday, April 8, 2021 in Cambridge, Ohio. Private family services will be observed. Ducro Funeral Services and Crematory, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula is handling arrangements. www.ducro.com.
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