ASHTABULA — City Manager Jim Timonere’s plan to run for a third term was expected, but a surprise Independent candidate has thrown his hat in the ring — and it’s not the first time.
ASHTABULA — City officials want to sell or lease the former Ohio Department of Transportation facility on West Avenue for commercial or industrial development, City Manager Jim Timonere said.
GENEVA — Wednesday’s Geneva Area City Schools board of education meeting was bittersweet as officials honored those who helped pass an income tax on the May 8 ballot while still having to cut 10 staff members — an unpopular move with some in attendance.
COLUMBUS — A pair of local Ohio Legislature members are pushing a bill that could put a $100 million per year, 10-year bond issue on the statewide ballot as soon as November.
JEFFERSON — An Ashtabula County Common Pleas judge has recused himself from the case involving former Ashtabula City officeholder Kristy Hosken, City Council and the Democratic Precinct Committee.
JEFFERSON — Barring snags, the results of Tuesday’s primary election could be formally accepted by the Ashtabula County Board of Elections before the end of the month.
JEFFERSON — Andover Public Library Director Nancy Logan on Tuesday thanked voters for their overwhelming support of the library’s operating levy increase.
JEFFERSON — Less than one-fourth of Ashtabula County’s registered voters participated in Tuesday’s primary election, according to numbers from the Ashtabula County Board of Elections.
JEFFERSON — Grand Valley Local Schools District’s five-year, 3.3-mill levy failed Tuesday night, with 55 percent of voters against the measure, according to unofficial results from the Ashtabula County Board of Elections.
GENEVA — An income tax school officials considered key to maintaining educational standards in the Geneva Area City School District has passed — the first district operating levy to win approval in 25 years.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Voters approved two new township levies Tuesday, providing what trustees say is much needed support for the township's cemeteries and fire department.
ASHTABULA — Ashtabula County Democrats have picked Richard Quaranta to fill the Ward 3 city council seat, but Republican and former officeholder Kristy Hosken is challenging to get the post back.
A ballot heavy on state and federal candidate races, but also dotted with some important local issues, will be placed before voters at Tuesday’s primary election.
ORWELL — Grand Valley Local Schools officials said they want to quell recent confusion over the district’s new levy, which will appear as Issue 6 on Tuesday’s ballot.
ASHTABULA — Mike Gibbons, a wealthy investment banker from Cleveland, said he’s making his primary bid for the Republican ticket in this year’s U.S. Senate race as a “conservative outsider.”
JEFFERSON — Ashtabula County’s early voting numbers for the May 8 primary lag slightly behind the last gubernatorial primary election, but officials are confident the gap will narrow before Election Day.
ANDOVER — Andover Public Library administrators are asking Pymatuning Valley school district voters on May 8 to renew the library’s half-mill operating levy and increase it to 1 mill.
GENEVA — As the debate continues regarding the Geneva Area City Schools District’s attempt to pass a 1.25 percent income tax increase on May 8, some of the district’s critics on social media have questioned the salary of Geneva teachers.
ASHTABULA — A state-level group working to end gerrymandering in Ohio congressional districts hosted an informational session this week on the upcoming May 8 ballot’s Issue 1, which would make the redistricting process a “bipartisan” effort.
GENEVA — Geneva Area City Schools officials said Wednesday that the school board will look to consolidate three elementary schools into two buildings if its May 8 levy doesn’t pass.
ASHTABULA — Three seats on the Ashtabula Area City Schools Board of Education are being contested by six candidates in the Nov. 7 election.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — More than 30 people came to Edgewood High School Thursday night to watch candidates for Buckeye Local Schools Board of Education and Kingsville Township trustees debate the issues.
ASHTABULA — In Ashtabula City Council’s Ward 3 race, an incumbent who has been in the seat less than a year will face off with a newcomer to the political scene.
ROCK CREEK — Though three standing village council members will roll uncontested into new terms in November’s election, the race has not produced a fourth candidate to seek the last available seat.
CONNEAUT — Three candidates, including a long-time incumbent, are seeking two seats on the Conneaut Board of Education that are up for grabs on Nov. 7.
JEFFERSON — In-person voting for the Nov. 7 general election began Wednesday at the Ashtabula County Board of Elections office, and people were on hand when the doors opened to cast a ballot, officials said.
GENEVA — Some public sector retirees mulling over the potential impacts of a November ballot initiative to regulate prices for state-bought prescription drugs said they'll likely vote against it, simply because they feel the measure creates more confusion and uncertainty.
This Week's Circulars
ASHTABULA [ndash] Sharon Moroski, 72, died January 21, 2020 at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center in Chardon, Ohio. Full obituary at www.pottifuneralhome.com
GENEVA [ndash] Donald D. Janson, age 88, passed 01/20/2020 in Saybrook. Survivors: Children: Lynn Cummings; Linda Janson; 3 Grandchildren; 2 Great Grandchildren; Sister: Leora Sipp. Funeral Service: South Harpersfield United Methodist Church, 02/15/2020 at 12 Noon. cawalkerfuneralhomegeneva.com
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