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JEFFERSON — Two brothers charged with involuntary manslaughter in a fatal January shooting at the Circle K on Main Avenue in Ashtabula will go to trial in January.

WILLIAMSFIELD TOWNSHIP — A man out on bond in a felonious assault case was accused Tuesday of assaulting his girlfriend and then calling the Sheriff's Office and asking to go to jail.

JEFFERSON — Village officials aren't worried about being once bitten, twice shy as council decided Monday to try again in March for an additional cemetery levy.

Robert Skeel arrested on a warrant at Clark and Chestnut streets at 12:25 a.m. on Dec. 2.

A neighbor dispute was reported in the 7500 block of Poore Road at 8:19 a.m. on Nov. 25.


Theft was reported Nov. 27 at 3:03 p.m. at Walmart, Ashtabula Township.


ASHTABULA — Cliff Harpst had a front row seat to the German surrender at the end of World War II and even predicted the conclusion of the war to his unit.

JEFFERSON — A trial date is set for women accused of causing the death of a child who was under their care.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — More than 40 people waited patiently for Home Depot to open just before 6 a.m. Friday, kicking off the second phase of early Christmas shopping.

JEFFERSON — An arrest warrant was issued in Eastern County court Wednesday for a woman accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen truck with a boat trailer in tow. 

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Two Lakeside High School students were disciplined and face felony charges in juvenile court after being accused of getting another student to drink urine.

A friendly smile, a gentle hug and a lovingly prepared meal were all a major part of the Thanksgiving experience for hundreds of area residents whose day was made better by the work of volunteers.

Area shoppers got off to a head start on the Christmas shopping scene on Thursday afternoon seeking bargains, the continuation of a family tradition or the beginning of a new one.

CONNEAUT — An agreement has been reached to allow the city to lease land for a facility to process material dredged from Conneaut’s port.

CONNEAUT — A Summit County man was arrested in Conneaut on Nov. 17 with more than 5 ounces of methamphetamine, along with other drugs and paraphernalia.

Do you have a funny story about preparing a Thanksgiving turkey? The staff at Butterball’s Turkey Talk-Line have plenty and they were willing to share them.

Local officials want farmers and agricultural workers to know they aren’t alone when it comes to taking care of mental health.

A man and woman were arrested on warrants and drug charges Nov. 26 at 12:15 p.m. after being found in a vacant home on Homewood Avenue North and Prospect Road East.

ASHTABULA — A 21-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday after being shot Monday afternoon at Bonniewood, an Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority apartment complex.

ASHTABULA — Ashtabula’s newly elected City Council members, as well as re-elected city manager and solicitor, were sworn in Tuesday during a ceremony at the Municipal Building.

GENEVA — Lockdown door barricades have been purchased for every classroom in the Geneva Area City Schools district, Geneva Parents for School Safety President Margie Netzel said.

A woman, 75, reported Nov. 20 at 5:21 p.m. that she and her small dog were attacked by a neighbor’s rottweiler roaming the cemetery.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — For 14 years, Ashtabula County Lights on the Lake has been a festive and family-friendly attraction for the community. Each year thousands of lights illuminate Lake Shore Park, ready to receive ooohs and aaahs from visitors.

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ASHTABULA [ndash] Funeral services for Lyndee Burgess, 57, will be held Sunday at 3:00 at Czup Funeral Home, 1329 Lake Avenue with visitation from 2:00-3:00 prior to the services. Online obituary and condolences at www.czupfuneral.com.

JEFFERSON [ndash] Funeral services for Lillian Fortner, 89, will be held on Saturday at 11:00 at the New Hope Church of God, 4317 West Avenue Ashtabula. Visitation from 10:00--11:00 before the funeral. Online obituary at www.czupfuneral.com.