“I realized that I was looking at an animated art form, and it made my heart skip a beat,” Chester Township resident Elliott B. Weiss said of his first experience with the Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
AUBURN — After the Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously denied several variance requests from Redwood USA, LLC in a standing room only meeting last week, longtime resident Dee Belew questioned procedures, noting the lack of trustees’ involvement and public notification.
Despite the outward disapproval of district parents in previous community meetings, the West Geauga Board of Education approved the reconfiguration of the elementary schools Monday night. In the same vote, the board also approved the establishment of one or more stakeholder committees to eas…
After open meetings with district parents, the West Geauga Local School Board of Education agreed to remove the vote on grade-leveling Westwood and Lindsey elementary schools from the agenda Monday night.
“We are very good stewards of our taxpayer dollars,” Treasurer Karen Penler of the West Geauga Local Schools said as she presented the updated five-year financial forecast for the district Monday night. While expenditures remain consistent and within means, however, there are some uncertaint…
After a recent incident involving a West Geauga High School teacher who allegedly used an image with racial implications in a class presentation about voter eligibility, the local school district’s Board of Education decided not to fire the educator, stating the use was of poor judgment and …
“People often ask, ‘What can I do to help our veterans?’” said Judy K. Zamlen-Spotts who has a passion for supporting men and women who have served in the military.
The West Geauga Local Board of Education held a rescheduled special meeting Monday night where they passed a resolution to formally accept the territory of the Newbury Local School District.
In a board report during the West Geauga Board of Education meeting Monday, Board Member Kathy Leavenworth informed that, based on preliminary information, the Newbury referendum petition did not acquire the requisite number of signatures to put an issue on the March ballot pertaining to the…
The West Geauga Local School District approved three shared service agreements with the Newbury Local School District during a regular board of education meeting Monday evening for the 2019-2020 school year.
On the lower level of their home off of Wilson Mills Road in Chester Township, Jeff and Adrienne La Favre have a room with boxes full of electrical supplies, a couple of computers and even a 3D printer. Mr. La Favre, the primary adviser of Geauga Engineering and Robotics 4-H club, pulled out…
The Geauga County Educational Service Center Governing Board set two dates Tuesday to decide whether to finalize the territory transfer of Newbury Local Schools to the West Geauga School District after hearing proponents and opponents on that transfer.
The West Geauga Board of Education on Monday approved the purchase of Chromebooks to continue the district’s 1-to-1 technology initiative, raises for supervisors, the hiring of a teacher for Chinese language classes and an agreement with University Hospitals of Cleveland sports medicine for …
While the West Geauga Board of Education still needs to vote to confirm its willingness to move forward with a proposed territory transfer with Newbury Local Schools, school officials are completing their due diligence on how the consolidation would impact the district.
Terry and Jerry Wagner had a brothers’ weekend at LaureLive among the thousands of people who attended the fourth annual music and arts event in Russell and Chester townships.
The West Geauga Board of Education made several staffing decisions at its regular meeting on May 28, including the approval of administrative contract extensions, hiring of new teachers and one reduction in force for a classified staff position.
After taking the oath of office last week for a seat in the Ohio House of Representatives, veteran politician and former judge Diane Grendell said, “It is wonderful to be back at the House serving the great people of the state of Ohio and the 76th District.
Kevin Peterca is an avid hiker and every time he walks, he can’t help but notice the litter. But he always takes time to pick up discarded plastic bags, plastic water bottles and other litter.
A project to restore important sections of the Griswold Creek, a tributary of the Chagrin River, is designed to prevent flooding and erosion, according to experts who were supervising activities last week.
The Hawken School boys tennis program was gutted by the loss of its top three singles players and a first doubles racket from last season, but the Hawk aces showed their resilience in sectional play last week.