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.
State Rep. Sarah LaTourette, R-Chester, has long been an advocate of children, particularly those in need. Now, Ms. LaTourette who is serving in her third term in the 76th House District plans to vacate her seat and move on to a more involved role with youth as the executive director of Ohio…
Community members gathered at the West Geauga Board of Education meeting room last week to hear from district administrators at the State of the Schools address.
Some of David Patterson’s earliest memories involve trudging through mud in the woods gathering maple sap from buckets on his family farm. His wife Pam has helped produce maple syrup for more than 20 years since before they were married. Being part of producing sweet maple syrup is a part of…
Geauga County Commissioners asked county Department on Aging Director Jessica Boalt Tuesday to look at the big picture as the board renewed a lease for the West Geauga Senior Center in Chester Township.
A Chester Township resident was sentenced to five years of probation on Tuesday by Chardon Municipal Court Judge Terri Stupica in a case involving two malnourished thoroughbred horses found near death on a township farm last year.
As preparations progress for the expected approval of Newbury Local School’s territory transfer to West Geauga Local Schools by the Geauga County Educational Service Center in the summer, Newbury Township residents are continuing to talk with each other and processing the decision.
With major projects on the horizon for West Geauga Local Schools, the Board of Education opted to maintain certainty and stability at the top in the coming years.
Tears, cheers and sometimes jeers marked Newbury Board of Education’s meeting Monday as the board voted 3-2 to enter into a territory transfer with the West Geauga Local School District.
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.
Newbury School District’s announcement Tuesday that it would become part of with West Geauga schools was approved by the board, according to Newbury Board of Education member Terry Sedivy.
With several large issues coming to the forefront over the next six months for the West Geauga Local School District, the Board of Education formed an ad hoc committee to ensure the public is informed and participating in discussions.
The West Geauga Board of Education made its first step toward placing an emergency levy renewal on the May 2019 ballot at its regular meeting Dec. 18, passing the first of two required resolutions.
West Geauga Local Schools and Newbury Local Schools are going steady in ongoing talks of a territory transfer, but there’s not a ring on anyone’s finger just yet.
The Newbury Board of Education learned more about the community’s thoughts on a proposed territory transfer to either Berkshire or West Geauga at its regular meeting Monday.
Walter Miraglia enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17. Larry Teichman was in ROTC at the Ohio State University during the height of the Vietnam War. They both served their country and started successful businesses in Northeast Ohio. They both wanted to do more.
The day after Thanksgiving is a treasured day of tradition for many families – a day where loved ones spend quality time together and create new memories. On this day, many families cut down their Christmas trees, marking the beginning of the holiday season. This occasion brings together fam…
Could a township that has prided itself on open spaces and little commercial development change? Russell resident Alex Franceshini said some people who live there want to see this.