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Bell ringers are not at the forefront of the Salvation Army campaign to help area residents but donations are needed, said Salvation Army Ashtabula County Regional Field Representative Tony Houshour.

Ohio Highway Patrol Sgt. Larry Jones was incorrectly identified in Friday’s edition of the Star Beacon.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Walmart shoppers arrived to the store Friday to a line of shopping carts, all positioned so anyone entering or leaving the store would do so in single file.

ASHTABULA — While striving to be as inclusive as possible, Ashtabula City Council's regular meeting will be held Monday night via a teleconference.

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ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — Wal-Mart shoppers arrived to the store Friday to a line of shopping carts, all positioned so anyone entering or leaving the store would do so in single file.


Orders to stay home have been in place for some time now, and a data analysis firm has assessed grades to counties across the United States.


Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are reaching out to the community while still maintaining a strong presence on area highways, said Lt. Tina Jackson who commands the Ashtabula Post.

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COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday announced Ohio schools will remain closed until May 1 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. That extends his school-shutdown order another three weeks, after which it will be evaluated again.

SAYBROOK TOWNSHIP — Starting today, the main office of Lakeside High School will open two hours a day for students and parents needing assistance in submitting work permit applications, school officials said.

ASHTABULA — The Ohio Development Services Agency and the Ashtabula County Community Action Agency are working to help keep Ohioans safe during this time of emergency.

NORTH KINGSVILLE — The ability to get in and out of the Weir’s driveway has become a bit challenging as a protective goose has taken up residence.


The “stay-at-home” guidelines have slowed daily calls for many area police and fire departments, according to area police and fire chiefs.

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The “open road” has taken on new meaning for thousands of truckers operating on many of the nation’s highways by themselves.

Health care dominated political dialogue leading up to the coronavirus crisis this month, and if voters in the nation’s heartland are an accurate yardstick, the struggle over the best way to provide it will escalate on the road to November's election.

A goose has nested in a cut out tree at the home of a North Kingsville family. The male goose is protecting the next. The video was taken on Friday, March 27.

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening c…


General Motors announced Friday it is bringing back 1,000 workers at two plants in Indiana to begin making ventilators for critical-care COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe and stay alive.

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WASHINGTON — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.


JEFFERSON — With the omnibus COVID-19 bill passed on Wednesday by the Ohio legislature, the Ashtabula County Board of Elections has some direction.


In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, some local grocery, carry-out and convenient stores are making changes to protect the health and well-being of employees and customers.

ASHTABULA — Ashtabula Area City Schools increased the number of lunch distribution sites Wednesday, providing more places for children to pick up a free brown bag lunch while school is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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ASHTABULA [ndash] Loving father and husband, Robert T. Gray, 32 passed away unexpectedly March 28th. Private services will be held. Full obituary online at guerrierofuneralhome.com, contributions can be made to Guerriero Funeral Home. Love You Most Babe.

GENEVA [ndash] David W. Thompson, age 84 of Geneva, died Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Geneva Village Retirement Center. He was born December 23, 1935 in Flemington, WVA., the son of David and Virginia A. (Stutler) Thompson. He was a supervisor for Metal Wheel before going to work at True Tem…

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