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Landscapers make extra work in border dispute with neighbor: Hunting Valley Police Blotter

An upset caller reported May 17 that his neighbor’s landscaping company keeps parking on his property in an ongoing case of trespassing that results in damage to his yard. The dispute appeared to be settled after the Chesterland-based crew was given two areas to park in the future, with plans to repair the ruts they had caused in the next few days.
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Ohio woman gets life in prison for abandoning her dead newborn in the woods 29 years ago

GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio (TCD) -- A 52-year-old woman was sentenced to life in prison this week for abandoning her dead newborn in a wooded area almost 30 years ago. Court records show on May 24, a judge handed Gail Ritchey a life sentence with the possibility of parole after 15 years. Her case has been ongoing for nearly three years. Ritchey was indicted June 6, 2019, on charges of aggravated murder and murder for the death of her newborn child, but her case was scheduled and rescheduled several times.
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Ohio woman sentenced to life in prison, 29 years after newborn son found dead on road by newspaper carriers

An Ohio woman who dumped the body of her newborn son in woods after giving birth in 1993 was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 15 years. A jury convicted Gail Eastwood Ritchey, 51, of murder in early April in northeast Ohio's Geauga County. Ritchey's attorney argued at trial the baby was stillborn while a prosecutor said an autopsy showed the child had drawn breaths.
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New Geauga County Collection Facility Grand Opening – Ribbon Cutting on Friday, June 10th

WHAT: Geauga Collection Facility Grand Opening – Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. The Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management District (SWMD) is pleased to officially announce a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Geauga Collection Facility in Chardon. The new facility will allow residents of Geauga and Trumbull Counties to responsibly dispose of electronics, appliances and household hazardous waste year-round.
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Fair Housing Resource Center names schools that will receive a free Buddy Bench

Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. recently announced the three schools winning a free Buddy Bench after a round of public voting. Broadmoor School in Lake County, Erie Intermediate School in Ashtabula County, and St. Mary’s Catholic School in Geauga County will each receive a Buddy Bench which promotes friendship, inclusion, and kindness, according to a news release.
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Geauga County drug court celebrates graduates, national mentor status

Douglas Roubic and Steven Urbanski celebrated a new start on May 26 as they graduated from the Geauga County Court of Common Pleas drug court, called the New Leaf Program. The program also received national recognition during the graduation ceremony. Common Pleas Judge Carolyn J. Paschke noted that people who...
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Geauga County fugitive wanted for robbery, kidnapping surrenders

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A fugitive wanted by Geauga County Sheriff deputies for robbery and kidnapping surrendered to authorities, said the U.S. Marshals. The U.S. Marshals put out a press release regarding fugitive Jonathan Green, 24, in April and he turned himself in on May 25. According to the U.S....
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Geauga County Retired Teachers Association has grants available for student-teachers

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association announced it has applications available for its Grant-in-Aid Program for deserving college students. Applicants must be enrolled in the college of education and must be student teaching in the 2022-23 academic year, according to a news release. In addition, interested candidates must be present or past residents of Geauga County or a graduate of a Geauga County high school.
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Roundup of gardening news for May 26, 2022

Cement leaves. The Geauga County Master Gardener volunteers are holding two classes for participants to make decorative cement leaves. The classes will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, June 11, and 7 to 9 p.m., June 15. An off-site address will be provided upon registration. The cost is $50 to preregister. In the first class, participants will select a leaf and learn how to mold and cast the leaf in cement. The second class, participants will release the leaf from its mold and prep it for decorative finish.
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Ohio Woman Sentenced To Life In 1993 Murder Of Her Baby, Dubbed 'Geauga’s Child'

An Ohio woman who dumped the body of her newborn son in woods after giving birth in 1993 was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 15 years. A jury convicted Gail Eastwood Ritchey, 51, of murder in early April in northeast Ohio's Geauga County. Ritchey's attorney argued at trial the baby was stillborn while a prosecutor said an autopsy showed the child had drawn breaths.
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