The owner of a house in Auburn filed an administrative appeal in Geauga County Common Pleas Court last week against the township after officials determined short-time rentals through sites like Airbnb violate the township zoning code.
Auburn Township Trustees this week announced plans for the third annual picnic set for Sept. 14. The event, this year at Auburn Community Park, 17484 Munn Road, got its start during the township’s bicentennial celebration and was so popular with residents that trustees decided to plan an ann…
Elisa Nash, who is owner and operator of the Pond Ice Rink in Auburn Township with husband Jim, spends much of her day at the rink on East Washington Street. “It keeps me in touch with the customers and is a very personal way of doing business. They know my family as I know theirs.” She and …
A sign warning motorists to drive slowly due to “Children at Play” might seem like a common roadside notification, but it isn’t in Ohio. Such signs are discouraged by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
A report pinpointing the cause of a plane crash last week that resulted in the death of the pilot of a 1967 Piper Cherokee Arrow aircraft in Auburn Township is not expected for another eight months or more. The Federal Aviation Administration is the lead investigator along with the National …
Auburn Career Center has been expanding its programs including a new criminal justice course, Superintendent Dr. Brian Bontempo told Geauga County Commissioners last week.
AUBURN — Township trustees are working to obtain a $30,000 NatureWorks grant through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to help build a picnic pavilion at the Auburn Community Park off Munn Road.
Communicating the needs and thoughts of the Kenston School District community is one of the goals of the Kenston Citizens’ Advisory Committee which completed a survey last year. Now, it is working on a second one.
Updates to the Auburn Township Administration Building are coming close to completion. The projects have included a new parking lot, reconstruction of the front of the building and landscaping and planting of trees including at the cemetery to replace ones that were blown down in a storm.
A recipe for a sweet dough bread that was brought to America from Bohemia in 1912 is the basis for a popular Czech bread sold at Easter at the DTJ Taborville community in Auburn Township.
The Auburn Fire Department launched a successful rescue of a 1,000 pound bull chest-deep in mud at a pasture off Crackel Road earlier this month, according to Fire Chief John Phillips.
Auburn and Bainbridge townships join every year to sponsor a joint Fourth of July community event held at the Kenston Local School District’s campus in Bainbridge. Each township provides volunteers and shares the costs of the celebration, including the fireworks, resources, labor, the bands …
Drivers need to slow down to ensure road crews stay safe. That’s what Auburn Trustee John Eberly noted at a Feb. 18 township trustee meeting.
Geauga County government records take up about 6,000 feet of space with the majority stored in boxes lined up in rows up to 11-feet high, according to county Archivist Clair Wilson.
One person was killed and two injured in a single-vehicle crash Sunday in Auburn Township. The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Chardon post, reported that Jessica Knautz, 28, of Newbury was pronounced dead at the scene following the Feb. 17 accident on Auburn Road near Crackle Road.
There’s an auto-racing hall of famer out on the roads of Auburn and Bainbridge townships on weekday mornings, and he’s back out steering around in the afternoons.
Geauga County residents will have a new recycling center later this year for unloading electronics, small appliances and hazardous wastes such as paint. Normally, people have to drive to the Geauga Trumbull Solid Waste Management District in Warren to dispose of the items or wait for their c…
Many artists use the hurts of their past to inspire their work. A breakup can produce a poem, a death in the family can turn into a painting and for the members of Zu Kru Rejects, an elementary school slight can become the inspiration for a band name.
Kenston Local School District is looking to the future when it might need land for expansion or other purposes. The school district recently purchased a 4.71-acre parcel of land adjacent to Kenston Intermediate School.
Auburn Volunteer Fire Department conducted a ceremony in which five new members were sworn into office Jan. 10. All five will be paid for their part-time work at the fire station. Firefighter Mario Manacci, who is president of the Auburn Volunteer Fire Department Inc., and Auburn Assistant F…
A 36-year-old mother of five who played a pivotal role in the defrauding of $1.8 million of Geauga County taxpayer monies evaded a prison sentence last week in Geauga County Common Pleas Court.
AUBURN — Township trustees approved a one-year contract payment recently to the Auburn Volunteer Fire Department for services to the township for the coming year. “We contract with them annually, and they provide us with fire service,” Auburn Trustee John Eberly said.
Local governments have less than a month to comply with a new state law that requires municipalities to adopt a written policy for credit card use.
Communities on the western side of Geauga County had a busy year. Auburn totally redid the exterior of its administration building. Bainbridge Township Trustees are considering adopting regulations concerning nuisances on properties as well as putting into effect a tax increment financing di…
BAINBRIDGE — Installation of a traffic light is being planned for the intersection of Washington Street and Haskins Road due to safety concerns, according to Geauga County Engineer Joseph Cattell.
If winning a football state championship is hard, doing it with a team ravaged by injuries is nearly impossible. As the Kenston High School Bombers dominated their way to the first state championship in program history, the team’s athletic training staff worked all season long to keep player…
Volunteers are standing outside local stores right now ringing bells for the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle fundraiser and you might just see a familiar face braving the snow, cold and rain.
More than 200 people were on hand last Saturday to witness the inaugural holiday lighting ceremony at Heritage Park in Bainbridge.
AUBURN — The township has transformed the area in front of the administration building on Washington Street by moving the parking to the east side of the building.