Archive for March 16th, 2017

Students meet weekly, encourage others to become politically active

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Avon Lake

By Nicole Hennessy

The topic today is the federal travel ban. Or is it a Muslim ban?

Nobody talks.

After all, it’s late on a Friday afternoon and most Avon High School students have headed home for the weekend.

Sarah Jessup, president of the school’s Junior State of America (JSA) group, which meets every week, dives into the topic. About 15 of her peers listen patiently before adding …Read More

City to hold off on hiring of three new firefighters in 2017 budget

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

North Ridgeville fire Chief John Reese had hoped to add three new firefighters to his department this year, but the city doesn’t have the money and the department will continue to work shorthanded, according to Reese.

Reese said if the city had approved the three hires it would have allowed for the department to staff all three of its companies at full-staff 24/7. …Read More