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Lake Metroparks Farmpark corn maze to provide visitors with “a very good challenge” starting Aug. 20 – News-Herald

Visitors to the Lake Metroparks Farmpark can test their ability to navigate three acres of winding paths and dead ends when the park’s corn maze opens on Aug. 20. Farmpark Event Manager Andy … → Read More

Mario Rodriguez Jr. appointed to Painesville City Council Ward 2 vacancy

Mario Rodriguez Jr. has been appointed by Painesville City Council to fill its vacant Ward 2 seat. His swearing in is scheduled for the Aug. 15 council meeting, which will start at 7:30 p.m. in Cou… → Read More

Lake Metroparks receives two bobcats for nine-month rehabilitation

Two bobcats from Southern Ohio recently arrived at the Lake Metroparks Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center, located at Penitentiary Glen Reservation in Kirtland, for a nine-month rehabilitation that w… → Read More

Painesville City Schools receives state funding for school security

The Painesville City School District has been awarded state funds to improve security at its six school buildings. District Treasurer Sherri Samac announced at a recent school board meeting that th… → Read More

Algal toxins remain below dangerous levels this summer at Fairport Harbor beach

Harmful algal toxins have remained below dangerous levels at Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park this summer despite a brief algal bloom in July, said representatives from Lake Metroparks. Seth Begeman,… → Read More

Lake County Fairgrounds to host Ohio Celtic Festival Aug. 12-14

The three-day Ohio Celtic Festival kicks off on Aug. 12, bringing the celebration of Irish culture back to the Lake County Fairgrounds – the venue where it all began in 1994 – for the first time si… → Read More

Lake County Community Baby Shower set for Aug. 20

A group of local organizations are preparing to host the Lake County Community Baby Shower on Aug. 20 for expectant and current parents, their loved ones and other caregivers. The shower will be he… → Read More

Riverside adds resource officer, two full-time security officer positions

The Riverside Local School District has added a second school resource officer and created two full-time school security officer positions ahead of the 2022-23 school year. The SROs are provided as… → Read More

Lake County East Council of Governments dissolved after eight years

The Lake County East Council of Governments, formed in 2012 to facilitate fire department cooperation, equipment purchases, grant applications and more for communities in eastern Lake County, was d… → Read More

Riverside teachers, administrators and more volunteer to show community appreciation

More than 30 volunteers from the Riverside Local School District spent the morning of Aug. 4 traveling throughout their community and performing random acts of kindness as part of the district’s ei… → Read More

Help Salvation Army help Lake County homeless at ‘Rally for the Sally’ – News-Herald

Local band Jesters Revenge performs for Northeast Ohio audiences on a regular basis, but when the band plays at Painesville Square this weekend, it will also be working to rally support for a progr… → Read More

Science lab renovations underway, other projects planned at Kirtland Schools

As Kirtland students enter the final stretch of summer, work is heating up on renovations to transform the school’s science lab, one of many permanent improvement projects planned over the next yea… → Read More

Farming history displayed at Antique Power Exhibition at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

People of all ages turned out to the Lake Metroparks Farmpark on July 31 for the final day of the 51st annual Antique Power Exhibition, jointly hosted by the Historical Engine Society and the Farmp… → Read More

Community Days return Aug. 5-6 for Concord Township’s bicentennial year

Concord Township’s Community Days will return on Aug. 5-6 to celebrate the township’s bicentennial year. According to township Recreation Director Debra Bechel-Esker, this year will see… → Read More

Mystic Mentor returns for second year with outdoor yoga classes, vendors

Yoga beginners and enthusiasts alike gathered at the Mentor Civic Center Amphitheater on July 30 for the second annual Mystic Mentor Outdoor Yoga and Wellness Festival. The festival was a partnersh… → Read More

Lake Metroparks sees record attendance, programming changes in wake of pandemic

Unlike many public venues, Lake Metroparks received record-high attendance in 2020 when it broke 4 million visits in the period from September 2019 to August 2020, a nearly 19% increase from the pr… → Read More

Painesville Council members set open houses to discuss engagement opportunities with seniors

Members of Painesville City Council plan to hold two open house events in August to discuss engagement opportunities with the city’s senior residents. The events will be held at the Morse Avenue Co… → Read More

Vendors new and old show off crafts at Lake County Fair

Many attendees strolled about the Lake County Fair on its second full day, Family Day, and participated in the rides, attractions, show events and more, even as on-and-off rain showers threatened t… → Read More

Riverside student, South grad travel to Italy for world baton twirling championships

When the World Baton Twirling Federation World Championships kick off in Turin, Italy, on Aug. 3, Team U.S.A.’s 25-member delegation will include a rising senior from Riverside High School an… → Read More

Backpack Fund prepares for third annual school supply drop on Aug. 13

The Backpack Fund, a nonprofit that aims to provide school supplies for Lake County kids in need, is raising funds ahead of its third annual supply drop on Aug. 13. The nonprofit expects to serve a… → Read More