Road closings to occur at Lake County railroad crossings
Several cities in the area are expecting road closures lasting two to three days at various railroad crossings in the upcoming week. According to a post on the Willowick Police Department’s Facebook page, East 305th Street at the Norfolk Southern railroad crossing will likely be closed at 9 a.m. June 7.
10 most expensive homes sold in Lake County, May 29 - June 5
A house in Kirtland that sold for $617,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Lake County with titles recorded between May 29 and June 5. In total, 67 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $229,722. The average price per square foot ended up at $176.
Lake County Council on Aging Offers Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program Coupons
The Lake County Council on Aging will once again be a distribution agent for the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). The SFMNP is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) and the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) and provides limited income seniors with coupons that can be exchanged for eligible foods at area farmers’ markets. The purpose of this program is to improve the nutritional health of seniors with limited income and to increase business for local farmers throughout Ohio. To be eligible for this program in Lake County, you must be a Lake County resident, age 60 or older with an income (from all sources) of less than $26,973 for a household of one and $36,482 for a household of two.
Captains drop 2-1 decision at Dow Diamond to Great Lakes
Reid Johnston and Trenton Denholm combined for some steady work on the mound for the Captains, but got very little help at the plate as Lake County fell, 2-1, to Great Lakes at Dow Diamond on June 6. Johnston went 5 1/3 innings, allowing one run on four hits and...
Extend Your Celebration at LGBTQ Pride Lake County
Sat 6/10 @ 11AM-5PM If you’re still on a high from Pride in the CLE last weekend, and want to keep enjoying that sense of community, take a short drive east to Painesville for Lake County LGBTQ Pride. It’s hosted by LGBTQ+ Allies Lake County, a year-round education and...
Toxic chemicals releases up in Lake County; see the hotspots
PAINESVILLE, Ohio - After the train derailment in East Palestine and the factory explosion in Oakwood, Ohio has become an example of the dangers involved in transporting, manufacturing and using toxic chemicals. But to what extent are toxic chemicals used regularly in the Cleveland area, and do any counties show improvements in the amount of chemicals they emit each year?
River Bandits sink Captains, 5-3
One bad inning sunk the Captains in the final game of their six-game homestand with Quad Cities at Classic Auto Group Park. The River Bandits scored five runs in the top of the third inning off Captains’ left-handed starter Rodney Boone and used the outburst on June 4 to slip out of Eastlake 5-3 winners. The big blow in the inning was a three-run home run to right by Bandits center fielder Gavin Cross. It was his 10th dinger of the season.
Enter to Win a Lake County Getaway
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Lake County General Health District encourages action to prevent Lyme disease
Lake County General Health District officials continue to encourage residents to take action to prevent Lyme disease, a sickness caused by the bite of a black-legged or deer tick that carries the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium. According to the district, there has been a steady increase in the number of reported...
John Morabeto named new Lake Catholic president
The Diocese of Cleveland’s Office for Catholic Education recently announced the appointment of John Morabeto as the next president of Lake Catholic High School. Morabeto replaces Mark Crowley, who announced his retirement early in 2023. Crowley’s last day with Lake Catholic will be June 30. According to a...
See all homes sold in Lake County, May 22 to May 29
The following is a listing of all home transfers in Lake County with titles recorded from May 22 to May 29. There were 82 transactions posted during this time. During this period, the median sale for the area was a 1,511-square-foot home on Lanmark Cove in Painesville Township that sold for $210,000.
Captains survive harrowing ninth to win, 2-1
Starter Ryan Webb pitched seven shutout innings, and Tyler Thornton worked out of a bases-loaded, no-outs jam in the ninth to preserve the Captains’ 2-1 victory over Quad Cities on June 3 at Classic Auto Group Park. Webb (2-2) matched his season-high with eight strikeouts. The 2021 fourth-round pick...
Ensuring Civil Rights Compliance in Transportation: Laketran's Commitment and Complaint Procedures
Laketran is committed to providing safe and reliable transportation to the community without discrimination based on race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability. Individuals who feel they have been discriminated against can file a complaint using Laketran’s Civil Rights Complaint Form and submit it to their Administrative Office. For more information, contact Andrea Aaby or visit the office in person.
John Morabeto Appointed as President of Lake Catholic High School: Bringing Extensive Experience in Institutional Advancement and Catholic Education
John Morabeto has been appointed as the new President of Lake Catholic by the Diocese of Cleveland's Office for Catholic Education. He has extensive experience in institutional advancement, having served as Vice President of Institutional Advancement at St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland for 11 years. Morabeto holds a master's degree in higher education administration from the University of Akron and a bachelor's degree in management and marketing from Kent State University.
Breaking the Stigma Car Show raises awareness for mental health, suicide prevention
Dozens of cars, trucks and other vehicles were gathered for a June 3 car show designed to raise awareness of mental health and suicide prevention. Josh Stewart organized the inaugural Breaking the Stigma Car Show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in honor of his 21-year-old son, Corey, who died by suicide in April 2022. Representatives from local mental health organizations attended the show, which raised funds for the Lake County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
‘H2O-to-Go Bus’ unites Lake County entities for common cause
The Lake County Department of Utilities and Laketran recently collaborated to transform a transit bus into a mobile water dispenser. The idea first took shape about one year ago when L:aaketran retired one of its Dial-A-Ride buses from standard use based on a federally regulated maintenance schedule. Rather than auctioning...
West Jackson Street to close in Painesville Township
West Jackson Street in Painesville Township will be closed to all traffic between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 6 – 7. The closure is between Waldorf Drive and Melrose Drive, specifically in front of 1673 W. Jackson St., according to a news release. The closure is necessary to...
UH Ahuja 2, MetroHealth’s Apex lead a near-$1 billion hospital construction boom in Northeast Ohio
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A new four-story medical center in Ashtabula County, the Cleveland Clinic’s first full-service hospital in Lake County and University Hospitals’ new breast health center in Portage County join the expansion of UH’s Ahuja Medical Center in Beachwood among recent construction projects driven by Northeast Ohio hospital systems.
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