• Justin R Furmage, formerly of 6063 Mill Street, Kingsville, was sentenced to 115 years to life, plus 40 years, in court on Nov. 9. Furmage was convicted of eight counts of rape and eight counts of gross sexual imposition.
KINGSVILLE — Mary Glauser, the new executive director of the Ashtabula County Animal Protection League, is an animal lover — even spiders are relocated in her home.
Faithful readers, there’s been a horrible accident. I’m going to be OK, but if there was ever a time for helping hands, holiday cheer and delicious homemade Christmas cookies, this is it.
ASHTABULA — While ripping out a part of the existing railway yard this week at the Petmin site, workers from Delta Railroad discovered a little bit of history.
Charlie’s Deli opened at the beginning of summer 2019, and since then, the owners Charlie (Chaz) and Pam Giganti, have been working to improve the community and expand their business.
GENEVA — A mailbox to Santa, that organizers hope will become a Geneva tradition, was unveiled on Thursday afternoon in the downtown pavilion adjacent to the Geneva Community Center.
A hearty meal and a bit of social interaction was the reward for hundreds of people who received a touch of love from others on Thanksgiving Day.
An estimated 17 Andover Township residents, or schools, received letters from the village of Andover urging them to sign a water-and-sewer service agreement or risk losing service by Dec. 7, according to Andover Township Trustee William French.
The three health departments in Ashtabula County have issued a stay-at-home advisory, which recommends staying at home instead of gathering for Thanksgiving.
ASHTABULA TOWNSHIP — An Ashtabula holiday tradition is returning for its 15th season, but with some changes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Deputy James Truckey has filed a petition in federal court related to his conviction on assault and dereliction of duty charges, according to court records.
JEFFERSON — The Ashtabula County Commissioners approved eight new grant agreements with businesses and non-profits on Tuesday, and discussed additional applications they have received.
HARPERSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Visitors to the Harpersfield Covered Bridge Metropark will find a new and different Christmas experience this year on Saturday, Dec. 5, said Tonia Varckette of the Friends of Harpersfield Covered Bridge, which who has sponsored the event for the last 11 years.
Budgets beaten down by shopping for a turkey and all its fixings received a little lift this week, as gasoline prices dropped below $2 a gallon in parts of Ashtabula County.
Ashtabula County Commissioner Casey Kozlowski has been nominated to serve another term on the County Commissioners Association of Ohio’s board of directors, according to a statement released on Monday.
GENEVA — City council passed a second reading of the 2021 budget, discussed COVID-19 implications on city life and heard how the new city manager was adjusting after a week on the job during a regular meeting held by Zoom conference call on Monday night.
• Michael Schauer, of 5255 State Road, Lot 23, Ashtabula, was indicted on three counts of improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle, two of which are fourth degree felonies, and one fifth degree felony, two counts of operating a vehicle under the influence, unclassified misdemeanors, u…
GENEVA — Firefighters from five area fire departments brought a barn fire along route 84 near Geneva High School under control in about 19 minutes, said Geneva Fire Chief Dale Arkenburg.
LENOX TOWNSHIP — The increased spread of COVID-19 and a glitch in software, couldn’t slow down the Kickstarter event for Katie Stinson’s chicken feeder invention on Sunday afternoon.
ANDOVER — The Pymatuning Area Community Food Pantry recently received a $3,075 donation from Primary Health Network to help meet the needs of people in the area, said Sandy John who helps organize the food pantry.
HUNTSBURG TOWNSHIP — A desire to learn to play the bagpipes led Gary Quine, of Austinburg Township, on a journey that was celebrated on Sunday afternoon.
CONNEAUT — A crew of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church workers rise early on Saturday mornings to start a process that leads to residents having food for the weekend.
ASHTABULA — Weightlifting fans were joined by competitors from around Ohio during the 32nd annual Ironman's Bench Press Championships on Saturday at the Ashtabula County YMCA.
Good Shepherd Church members provide 200 meals a week for Conneaut area residents and 26 competitors battle it out in the 32nd Annual Ironman's Bench Press Championships at the Ashtabula County YMCA.
MONROE TOWNSHIP — A township man died Thursday afternoon during a barn fire located at 6078 Root Road, said Ashtabula County Coroner’s Investigator Tom Dispenes and Monroe Township Fire Chief Jason Coy.
The Ashtabula County recorder’s department deposits about as much money into the general fund as it receives from the general fund, Recorder Barb Schaab said.
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MIDDLEFIELD [emdash] Todd Alan Stetka, 50, passed away unexpectedly November 21, 2020 at his home. Services to celebrate his life will be held at a later date.
SHEFFIELD TOWNSHIP [emdash] Joyce Enos, 80, died Thursday, UH Elyria Medical Center. Drive-through visitation, Saturday, 12/5/20, 11:00AM-12:30PM, St.Andrews Church, 3700 St.Rt.193, Sheffield Twp. Private mass to follow. Contributions: Sheffield VFD. Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors, …
- License bureau closed in Jefferson
- Truckey cries foul
- 66-year-old man dies in Monroe Township fire
- Common pleas courts changing with COVID -19 times
- Geneva superintendent to retire
- Historical connection between pandemics at Petmin site
- Union members walk off job at Save A Lot
- Ashtabula County Animal Protective League names Mary Glauser as director
- Bench press event draws from near and far
- Family thankful for a place to call home this Thanksgiving