While many people are hesitant to dial 911 during the coronavirus pandemic, a Munson Township resident demonstrated the importance of immediate care when he called the emergency number after experiencing chest pains.
The Newbury and West Geauga boards of education are back on track for determining the future of Newbury’s property after two joint virtual meetings with residents and township trustees last week. The districts also opened a survey for community input as Newbury prepares to become part of the…
Munson Township Trustees are using money set aside for the annual Community Picnic for scholarships instead to residents graduating this year from high school and heading to college.
The Munson Zoning Commission last week considered a number of proposed updates to the township’s zoning code to simplify the process for residents seeking permits.
MUNSON — Township officials are looking to a new normal as they consider changes needed before allowing residents into public buildings and parks as Ohio gradually reopens after the coronavirus pandemic shutdown.
The Munson Township Scholarship Program has been giving area students gifts to help pay for college since 2005, and in 2020 they’re still making good on this promise. But at an April 28 meeting, the Munson Board of Trustees took action changing the nature of the account for the educational funds.
Many local governments are not holding public meetings remotely during the current stay-at-home order, despite the passage of House Bill 197 signed into law on March 27, allowing Ohio communities to do just that during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Munson Township Trustees last week considered how to best use their NOPEC grant for the purchase of energy-saving equipment and how to hold the annual Memorial Day ceremony remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic where large gatherings are banned.
Munson Township Trustees last week held their first ever telephonic meeting via Zoom on April 2 to approve two measures that will allow the township to operate during the pandemic.
A Munson Township family was left homeless after fire swept through their Cedar Road home. The family’s loss was compounded by scavengers who arrived shortly after the fire.
Munson Township voters will have a choice for their next fiscal officer between a man with experience in the government’s workings and a semi-retired businessman making his first venture into politics.
Munson Township zoning officials approved the use of a house for overnight stays by on-call doctors and nurses, but a decision on a parking lot built without township approvals will wait for another day.
University Hospitals’ representatives asked for more time last week before Munson Township zoning officials decide to allow a new parking lot under construction that was never approved by the township.
For the 13th year, Geauga County Job and Family Services will be providing an opportunity for all of the county’s children to start school on the right foot.
Catching fish at the Walter C. Best Wildlife Preserve last week captivated and fascinated kids who were participating in the annual Fishing Event for Special Needs Children. With the help of many volunteers the children with special needs baited their hooks, cast their lines and reeled in the fish.
Geauga Park District’s Nature Scopes program has been introducing fifth-grade students to the fascinating world of binoculars for 16 years and it is impacting their lives, park naturalist Nora Sindelar said.
Munson Township Road Garage was issued a notice of violation by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in February after a complaint was filed over the storage of materials onsite.
A Munson Township company showed its dedication to the community Monday, providing dollars that will benefit communications between law enforcement.
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…
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.
Political newcomer and Democrat John P. Kennedy is challenging Republican incumbent State Rep. Sarah LaTourette in the Nov. 6 general election for the Ohio House of Representatives District 76 seat.
Voters in Chester and Munson townships will decide on three tax levy renewals each on their Nov. 6 ballots. The renewals will appear as Issues 25-27 on Chester ballots and Issues 33-35 on Munson ballots.
Two candidates are facing off in the Nov. 6 election for the position of Geauga County Auditor. Charles "Chuck" Walder of Russell Township is running in the Republican slot while Garrett Westhoven of Chester Township is the Democrat. Mr. Walder has lived in Russell for 30 years while Mr. Wes…
Munson Township Trustee James McCaskey called on his counterparts in Chardon Township last week to join in forming a single-hauler for residential pickups to combat irresponsible dumpers at the township’s recycling bins.
The Sisters of Notre Dame and Jennings unveiled a residential community Monday that will meet the needs of a rapidly aging congregation and population in Geauga County and Northeast Ohio.
The Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic closed Sunday amid cheers, tears and rave reviews. The 10-day horse show celebrated nearly 70 years with sold-out stabling space for horses and beautiful weather conditions at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field in Moreland Hills.