Retired Boxer Overcomes Adversity to Coach Area Troubled Youth

July 22, 2021

Morris Eason knows what it means to fight the good fight.

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GPH: Geauga COVID-19 Rate Doubles

July 21, 2021 by Amy Patterson

Geauga County’s COVID-19 case rates have grown from around 15 per 100,000 to over 30 per 100,000 in the past 30 days, according to a July 19 press release from Geauga Public Health Commissioner Tom Quade.

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Chardon Man Dies in Auto Accident in Munson Township

July 20, 2021 by Staff Report

A Chardon man died and three others were injured in a traffic accident about 1:38 p.m. July 17 on Mulberry Road in Munson Township.

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Guilty Verdict for Bev Shooter

July 20, 2021 by Jamie Ward

Stephen Corey of Mentor has been convicted of trying to kill a Chardon man when he shot him four times during a bar fight at the Chardon Tavern, or "Bev."

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Former St. Helen’s Seminarian Pleads Guilty to Sex Trafficking of a Minor

July 19, 2021 by Staff Report

Robert McWilliams, 41, of Strongsville, pleaded guilty in federal court July 16 to two counts of sex trafficking of a minor, three counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count each of transportation of child pornography, receipt and distribution of visual depiction of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct and possession of child pornography, said Acting U.S. Attorney Bridget Brennan in a statement.

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Russell Township Trustees Take First Step toward New Fire Levy

July 15, 2021 by Ann Wishart

Russell Township Trustees agreed June 7 to ask the county auditor for a certificate of need for an additional 1.19-mill fire levy starting collection in 2022, said Fire Chief John Frazier.

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Newbury to Place 5.5-Mill Fire Levy on November Ballot

July 15, 2021 by Diane Ryder

On Nov. 2, voters in Newbury Township will determine whether their volunteer fire department will expand into a full-time department — complete with 24/7 coverage and a $4 million addition to the fire station — or will continue dwindling in numbers and depending on the same 11 people, as available, to respond to fire and medical emergencies.

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South Russell Village Addresses Water Issues

July 15, 2021

Storm water management, culvert capacity and flooding took center stage once more at the South Russell Village Council meeting July 12. 

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Chardon Council to Debate G-TV Funding

July 15, 2021 by Amy Patterson

Chardon City Council will hold a special meeting July 28 to discuss its contract with Geauga-TV, the local television channel funded by cable video franchise fees from Burton Village, Chardon Township, the City of Chardon, Middlefield Village and Munson Township.

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Board of Elections Seeks Outside Counsel over County Building

July 15, 2021 by Amy Patterson

The Geauga County Board of Elections is soliciting outside legal advice over concerns related to space allocated to its department in the new county facility in Claridon Township.

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