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Past articles by Alexis:

Sons of the American Revolution chapter honors Rafe Proctor, Eagle Scout

In Rafe Proctor’s time as a scout, he earned 67 merit badges, attended five summer camps and camped 133 nights. → Read More

FirstEnergy Foundation awards $27,000 grant to Western Reserve Land Conservancy

The FirstEnergy Foundation has granted $27,000 to the Western Reserve Land Conservancy to benefit a conservation project at Chagrin River Landing in Eastlake. → Read More

Mentor Schools makes updates to reopening plan

In a video released last month by Mentor Schools, Superintendent Bill Porter went over their re-opening plan for students this fall. → Read More

MAGNET Finds a Way to Support Ohio Entrepreneurs through the Pandemic

The Manufacturing Growth and Advocacy Network, also known as MAGNET, has announced the launch of the organization’s fifth annual MSPIRE pitch challenge, designed to help accelerate new physical products in → Read More

Kirtland Schools preparing for re-opening

The Kirtland School District, like many others, has been striving to prepare students and families for the upcoming school year amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Backpack Fund distributes 500 backpacks with supplies in Lake County

With schools starting or nearing re-opening, many students may still need essential supplies for the school year, and thanks to the Backpack Fund, some won’t have to wait too long. → Read More

Drive-by parade in Mentor celebrates WWII veteran's 100th birthday

The COVID pandemic has been tough on many senior citizens this year, and many had to isolate themselves from friends and family members. → Read More

Auburn Career Center adds safety protocols to continue in-person learning

While the coronavirus pandemic has many school districts opting to go with online instruction, Auburn Career Center is offering only traditional in-school learning. → Read More

School supplies, shoes to be distributed at Painesville event

Students will have the chance to get free shoes and school supplies at the Back to School School Supply and Shoe Giveaway in Painesville. → Read More

Eastlake VFW Post breakfast buffet goes on amid restrictions

While many organizations have had to cancel events due to the novel coronavirus, VFW Post 3863's monthly breakfast is still going strong. → Read More

Wickliffe Fire Department plans to use federal grant to help fund Rehabilitation Trailer

Wickliffe Fire Department has plans for its $20,365 it is receiving through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. → Read More

Willowick Pet Food Pantry to hold fundraiser set up Memorial Fund in honor of Dick Goddard

The Willowick Pet Food Pantry announced it is setting up a memorial fund in Dick Goddard's name with proceeds to be used for educational purposes. → Read More

Lake County Election ballot for November

Aug. 5 was the filing deadline for candidates and issues to appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. → Read More

Geauga County ballot for November election

Aug. 5 was the filing deadline for candidates and issues to appear on the Nov. 3 general election ballot. → Read More

Eastlake hosts Cash Mob Our Market Event at Captains Stadium

Eastlake held a "Cash Mob Our Market" and Captains Yard Sale Aug. 5 in place of the usual Market Day. → Read More

Medals of Wickliffe Air Force captain reunited with family

Several years ago, a woman was clearing out an abandoned warehouse in Cleveland when she discovered the military medals of Fielding Wesley Featherston III as well as his watch, squadron → Read More

Four Riverside Alumni create The Backpack Fund charity

How many people does it take to enact change and help others? → Read More

Wickliffe Schools plan for reopening this fall

Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, Wickliffe Schools Superintendent Joe Spiccia says the district is doing all it can to prepare residents and families for the upcoming school year. → Read More

Route 2 stretch dedicated to fallen Mentor officer Matthew Mazany

Two summers ago, on June 24, 2018, Mentor Police Patrolman Mathew Mazany’s life was cut short by a fatal hit and run. → Read More

Willoughby Hills Fire Department tests new technology

The Willoughby Hills Fire Department tested new technology at its live-fire training this week. → Read More