Geauga Park District unveils new location-based game for The West Woods
“Welcome, Agent! Your mission today is to discover new and exciting facts about our natural world around The West Woods! As you walk down our main path, you’ll see challenges appear on your Mission Map once you’re close enough to play them. “Are you ready? Let’s go!”
Teens charged for causing Amish man to go blind in eye
Geauga County sheriff officials charged four teens with assault, after an Amish man was hit in the face with an egg, causing him to lose vision in one eye.
Amish man loses sight in eye after being hit by egg in Middlefield Township
An Amish man has lost sight in one eye after being hit by an egg while in his buggy. According to Geauga County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Thomas Rowan, the department received report of an incident on May 25 in which some suspected juveniles threw an egg at an Amish buggy on Bundysburg Road just north of Peters Road in Middlefield Township.
When to pick your own strawberries on local farms, how to keep them fresh
There's nothing quite like the delicious freshness of picking your own strawberries right here in Northeast Ohio. Pick your own strawberries' season starts the middle of next at most local farms.
See all homes sold in Geauga County, May 22 to May 29
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Geauga County with titles recorded from May 22 to May 29. There was just one posted during this time. 438 North Street, Chardon, $90,500, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. Real Estate Newswire is a service provided by United Robots, which...
Get to the Great Geauga Antique Market: Yenke Peddler antiques
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Welcome June and the return of the Great Geauga Antique Market at the Geauga County Fairgrounds in Burton. This year’s first show is June 10, with early buyers welcomed from 8 to 10 a.m. for $25 admission. General admission gets under way from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a $10 fee. Discounted general admission is available from 1 to 4:30 p.m. for $5.
Air quality advisory for ground-level ozone issued for today (Friday)
An Air Quality Advisory for ground-level ozone has been issued for Lorain, Medina, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Ashtabula, Portage and Summit counties for today. Air quality levels may be "unhealthy for sensitive groups" during this period, according to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency. If you are in the "sensitive groups"...
Air Quality Alert issued for Ashtabula Inland, Ashtabula Lakeshore, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake by NWS
Target Area: Ashtabula Inland; Ashtabula Lakeshore; Cuyahoga; Geauga; Lake; Lorain; Medina; Portage; Summit. The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Ground Level Ozone in eight counties including Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Summit. The advisory will last until midnight EDT on Saturday night and air quality levels are expected to be unhealthy for sensitive groups such as children, the elderly, and those with breathing difficulties. People in these categories are advised to monitor outdoor activities and check air quality readings at airnow.gov. To reduce air pollution, the NOACA recommends driving less, turning off engines, and waiting to mow lawns. The advisory was predicted based on weather patterns and more information can be found at www.noaca.org.
Fighting corruption in tiny Geauga County: editorial
In sparsely populated but wealthy Geauga County, the classic New England-style square that dominates the city of Chardon is rarely packed outside of maple syrup season. But don’t be misled by the sleepy, bucolic surface. Factional politics can be brutal and corruption has also reared its head in this county of fewer than 100,000, where the median household income is more than $90,000 a year and only 6.2% of residents live in poverty.
UH Geauga Medical applauded for achieving ‘A’ safety grade | Editorial
Achieving an “A” grade is considered the mark of excellence for students. So it’s only fitting that the same holds true for hospitals. University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center has received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.
Air quality advisory for ground-level ozone today (June 1)
An air quality advisory for ground-level ozone has been issued for Lorain, Medina, Cuyahoga, Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage and Summit counties for today, June 1. Air quality levels may be "unhealthy for sensitive groups" during this period, according to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency. If you are in the...
1st Greater Cleveland LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment to launch at Pride in the CLE Fest
CLEVELAND — The first community-led Greater Cleveland LGBTQ+ Community Needs Assessment will launch during the Pride in the CLE Festival. Pride in the CLE is set for Saturday, June 3, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Malls B & C in downtown Cleveland. The 30- to 40-minute needs...
Rotary Sponsors The Seventh Annual Special Needs Fishing Tournament
Chardon – On Thursday May 18, 2023, the Rotary Clubs of Geauga County; Burton-Middlefield, Chagrin Valley, Chardon and Geauga West; put on the seventh annual Special Needs Fishing Tournament at the Walter C. Best Wildlife preserve in Chardon. Children with special needs and with their care givers from all over Geauga County were invited to come to the park and spend the day fishing in the lake and hopefully snag a “whopper” on their line.
North Shore AFL-CIO taps Leonard DiCosimo to serve as executive secretary
CLEVELAND — Northeast Ohio's largest labor union has a new leader. Just weeks after removing Daniel J. O'Malley, the North Shore AFL-CIO has appointed Leonard DiCosimo as its new executive secretary. The North Shore AFL-CIO Federation of Labor represents 85,000 workers and 146 local labor unions in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties.
West Geauga School News
Each month during the school year, one student in each grade level at the middle school and high school is selected as WolveRRRine of the Month... Kindergarteners at Westwood Elementary School invited their families to a special concert to celebrate the conclusion of their first year of elementary school. They performed seven songs that kept the audience smiling. Thank you to the music teacher, Mrs. Harrison, for preparing students to take the stage.
West G Treasurer Presents Update to Five-Year Forecast
West Geauga Schools’ revenue is projected to stay flat over the next five years while expenditures continue to climb by 4% to 5%, said Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer Karen Pavlat May 22. West Geauga Schools’ revenue is projected to stay flat over the next five years while expenditures...
Revenge of The Melonheads: Urban Legend or Real Life Horror? (PART 1)
In his Viewpoint column in the May 4 Maple Leaf, Hambden Township resident Sheldon Firem questioned whether the Geauga County Maple Festival might be cursed with predictably unpredictable weather — rain, cool, wind, dreary skies and rumors of sunshine. In his Viewpoint column in the May 4 Maple Leaf,...
Maker Spaces, Labs at Berkshire Win National Awards
Many Geauga County students have been benefitting from the learning spaces designed into the new pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 school in Burton Township. Many Geauga County students have been benefitting from the learning spaces designed into the new pre-kindergarten-through-grade-12 school in Burton Township. When Berkshire Schools Board of Education and Superintendent John Stoddard began planning the new campus after the district voters approved the bond issue, they wanted impactful learning spaces that would inspire creativity and innovation, and support the district’s focus on project-based learning, said John Peretz, of Inventionland Education. “We wanted to do something completely different because it’s hard to be creative when you sit in a beige box all day,” Stoddard said. The spaces at the end of each wing...
Leadership Geauga Touches Lives across County
While retirement may seem like one long holiday to some, experienced leaders who are retired or approaching retirement may be seeking a productive way to define their next chapter. While retirement may seem like one long holiday to some, experienced leaders who are retired or approaching retirement may be seeking...
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