ROCK CREEK — The Rock Creek Public Library is currently seeking applicants to fill three positions on the Board of Trustees, said RCPL Executive Director Katharine Blauvelt in a press release.

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JEFFERSON — A request for the reduction of a $500,000 cash surety bond for murder suspect Andre Sheffey, 30, of Ashtabula, was recently denied by Ashtabula County Common Pleas Court Judge Marianne Sezon, according to court records.

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CONNEAUT — Paving work in front of Lakeshore Primary School may continue soon, after a joint meeting between the school board and Conneaut Council on Monday night.

The driver of a refrigerator truck had minor injuries after a crash on Route 193 in Dorset on Tuesday morning.

ASHTABULA — Ashtabula County Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The hospital also received the Target: Stroke Elite Honor Roll Advanced Therapy award.

ASHTABULA — “Signs, signs, everywhere a sign.” That 1971 hit by the Five Man Electrical Band may have come to mind while watching Monday night’s Ashtabula City Council live-stream meeting.

ASHTABULA — The Ashtabula County District Library, together with the League of Women Voters of Ashtabula County, will host a Virtual Candidates’ Night.

JEFFERSON — Given 2020’s pandemic, riots and general unrest across the nation, Ashtabula County Republican Party Chairman, Charlie Frye, said he’s excited to be putting on the fifth annual prayer event for Ashtabula County’s first responders.

Found property was reported at Sandusky and Madison streets at 2:33 a.m. on Sept. 18.

JEFFERSON — A local caterer accused of sexual activity with underage girls will face a jury Sept. 29, according to court records.

Traffic heading south from Conneaut on Route 7 will need to take a detour for the next week and a half.

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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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PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — An animal rescue operation is more than halfway to its goal of raising $1,000 to build a barn to house farm rescue animals, said Missy Townsend, who founded the Helping Hand Farm Animal Rescue as a 501c3 non-profit last August.

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CLEVELAND — A Mansfield man was arrested on Friday and charged with interstate threatening communications after allegedly threatening the family of an Edgewood High School football player who kneeled with several teammates during the National Anthem at an early season football game.

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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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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Dozens of Jeep enthusiasts gathered Sunday morning in the parking lot of Max’s Pizza and Grill before riding more than 60 miles to support police organizations in two states.

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SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — A federal grant will help the Saybrook Fire Department expand its full-time firefighters by three, said Saybrook Fire Department Captain David Whitaker.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — A summer of work is bearing fruit as the electric transmission system is rebuilt at a First Energy substation.

Toth upsets Sheldon, Geneva takes team title at All-County meet

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CLEVELAND — A Mansfield man was arrested on Friday and charged with interstate threatening communications after allegedly threatening the family of an Edgewood High School football player who kneeled with several teammates during the National Anthem at an early season football game.

JEFFERSON — The second day of Justin Furmage’s trial on rape charges began with the defense presenting its case.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — The Ashtabula County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board in collaboration with Community Counseling Center is providing a virtual Question Persuade Referral training from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 30.

ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Aldi stores released its second annual survey of Fan Favorites, after more than 177,000 Ohio shoppers voted for their most-loved Aldi-exclusive products.

For more than a decade, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has hosted a summer festival-style concert to raise funds for the nonprofit’s important mission. “Jam for Justice” features law students, attorneys, judges, and their other professional friends from Northeast Ohio who moonlight as ro…

A suspicious vehicle was reported in the 400 block of Harbor Street at 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 15.

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