• Black River Middle School hosts 'Have a Heart' dance
    on February 23, 2019 at 3:21 am

    On Feb. 15, Black River Middle School hosted the annual "Have a Heart" dance in the Black River Education Center’s (BREC) cafeteria from 5 to 7 p.m. To attend the dance, students contributed a $5 entrance fee, which was then collected and donated to Akron Children’s Hospital. In total, the dance raised $650, and an extra $200 was raised during the week leading up to the dance as students purchased long-stem flower candy for $1 and additional [... […]

  • Officials: Matches or lighter suspected in deadly Ohio fire
    on February 22, 2019 at 1:06 pm

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials suspect the careless use of a lighter or matches on a mattress at an Ohio home caused the fire that killed five children in December. A Youngstown fire investigator at a news conference Thursday said the children’s mother, America Negron, was smoking while lying on a mattress on the living room floor watching television. Investigator Kurt Wright says the fire has been ruled accidental with the cause undetermined. Negron [... […]

  • Notices
    on February 22, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    The Jeromesville Village Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Jeromesville Town Hall, for a special session to authorize expenditures. ? Mental Health and Recovery Board will meet Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 4 p.m. at the board office, 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland. ? The Ashland County Airport Authority will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the airport. Public is welcome to attend. […]

  • Lecture about free speech to be held at Ashland University
    on February 22, 2019 at 12:32 pm

    C.L. Lindsay III, an attorney and executive director and founder of the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR), will be speaking on the topic of free speech on Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in Redwood Hall. This lecture is free and open to the public. The event is co-sponsored by the Honors Program, Student Affairs and the Department of Philosophy. The lecture will focus on the importance of free speech as a student in today’s political climate. Students and [... […]

  • Prison sentence cut for Ex-Cuyahoga County auditor convicted of bribery
    on February 22, 2019 at 11:32 am

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the prison sentence for a former county official in Cleveland who pleaded guilty to bribery in a public corruption investigation. Former Cuyahoga County Auditor Frank Russo will have his 22-year sentence cut by eight years. The judge ruled Thursday that Russo’s cooperation and trial testimony warranted the shorter sentence. reports Russo’s attorney, Roger Synenberg, said after the hearing that [... […]