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ORWELL — After six months of close monitoring of village revenues, City Council has agreed to move forward on three separate projects, Orwell Village Administrator Joseph Varckette said.

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BOISE, Idaho — Hospitals across the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff. New highs in cases have been reported in states big and…

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ORWELL — Grand Valley Local School District is proceeding with plans to have all students back to school at least four days a week, said Superintendent William Nye.

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 ASHTABULA -- In a new effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19, a network across Ohio is studying samples of wastewater looking for the presence of fragments from the virus that causes the new coronavirus.

GENEVA — A facelift of the Geneva Community Center and Geneva Senior Center was recently completed after nine months of work and numerous COVID-19 delays, said Geneva Zoning Inspector Nick Dunlap.

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ANDOVER TOWNSHIP — Pymatuning Valley Local Schools are reviewing long-term trends as administrators attempt to plan for the future, said PVLS Treasurer Thomas Brockway.

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ANDOVER — Village council is going back to the drawing boards on how to spend $86,000 in CARES Act funding provided by the federal government and funneled through the state of Ohio to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

ANDOVER TOWNSHIP — Thirty students have returned to “in-person learning” during the first eight weeks of school at Pymatuning Local School District, said superintendent Chris Edison.

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GENEVA — Geneva City Council approved a cooperative plan with Community Action to help residents struggling financially because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP -- INEOS Pigments’ Ashtabula site has donated $2,500 to the Geneva Food Pantry through the international INEOS Community Fund, officials said Monday.

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WASHINGTON — The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks in hopes of an agreement before Election Day, even as President Donald Trump's most powerful GOP ally in the Senate said Congress is unlikely to deliver relief by then.

As utility companies and municipalities start to remove moratoriums on past-due utility bills, residents may be stretched to make ends meet as the coronavirus pandemic continues to create economic issues.

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ASHTABULA — There will be trick-or-treating on Halloween this year, city officials said at Monday night’s City Council meeting, while urging COVID-19 safety protocols.

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GENEVA — A school lighting program provided an added benefit for the Geneva Area City Schools on Tuesday. Officials received checks worth $5,500 in a rebate program from a Florida company handling the program.

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BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump said Monday he's leaving the military hospital where he has been treated for COVID-19 and will continue his recovery at the White House. He said he's feeling good and the nation should not be afraid of the virus that has killed more than 209,000 Americans.

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WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump's health after his COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization, and new infections of close aides and others (all times local):

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BETHESDA, Md. — President Donald Trump went through a "very concerning" period Friday and faces a "critical" next two days in his fight against COVID-19 at a military hospital, his chief of staff said Saturday — in contrast to a rosier assessment moments earlier by Trump doctors, who took pa…

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With the voter registration deadline looming on Monday, area groups conducted voter registration drives on Saturday throughout the area.

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SHEFFIELD TOWNSHIP — The normal school trips to Brant's Apple Orchard and the annual festival to celebrate the season are on hold but business is booming, said owner Jennifer Diehl.

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Area Republican leaders are praying for President Donald Trump and expecting a quick recovery after a positive test for the coronavirus on Friday.

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ANDOVER — Village leaders are seeking applications for federal relief money from area businesses that have suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic, said Andover Mayor Gerald DiBell.

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SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Saybrook United Methodist Church will host its annual Swiss steak dinner carry-out style this year, following the guidelines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will spend a "few days" at a military hospital after contracting COVID-19, the White House said Friday, as the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans spread to the highest reaches of the U.S. government. Trump "remains fatigued," his doctor said.

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JOHANNESBURG — President Donald Trump has joined a growing group of world leaders who have been infected with the coronavirus. Some, like Trump, had been accused of not taking the pandemic seriously. A few are now sending Trump their wishes for a speedy recovery. At 74, the U.S. president is…

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An election year already defined by a cascade of national crises descended further into chaos Friday, with President Donald Trump declaring that he's tested positive for the coronavirus after consistently playing down the threat.

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CHICAGO — News Friday that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19 sparked an explosion of rumors, misinformation and conspiracy theories that in a matter of hours littered the social media feeds of many Americans.

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WASHINGTON — The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump remains "fatigued" after contracting COVID-19 and has been injected with an experimental antibody cocktail for the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans and spread to the highest reaches of the U.S. government.

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ASHTABULA — Ashtabula Area City Schools Superintendent Mark Potts was pleasantly surprised after seeing the attendance figures for the first month of the 2020-2021 school year.

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After preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is increasingly infecting American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears fueled by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities through Friday after the NFL says three Titans players and five personnel tested positive for the coronavirus, becoming the first COVID-19 outbreak of the NFL season in Week 4.

GENEVA — Friday will be Greg Wiley Day in Geneva as city council passed a proclamation on Monday evening honoring the retiring chief’s 31-year career.

Area marinas and boat repair businesses reported a good year thanks to good weather and people wanting to get out of the house.

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HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Larry Obhof, president of the Ohio Senate, came home to sign a bill in his home county.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — United Way of Ashtabula County works alongside numerous community partners, who generously give of themselves, their organizations and their workforce to support social services throughout Ashtabula County every year.

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JEFFERSON — The attorney for an Ashtabula man accused of sexual activity with underage girls is asking the court to delay the trial, previously set for Tuesday, because of  COVID-19, according to court officials.

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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world's richest nation with its sparkling laboratories, top-flight scientists and stockpiles of medicines and emergency supplies.

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KINGSVILLE TOWNSHIP — Creamed chicken and biscuits was the drawing card on Saturday afternoon as the Kingsville Township Volunteer Fire Department held its first  fundraising dinner since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

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JEFFERSON — The Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County celebration of area business and industry will move online for 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, said GPAC Executive Director Greg Myers.

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