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October 30th, 2017

Concord Township’s Schools Legacy

As Concord Township marches to its bicentennial year in 2022, it is appropriate to look back and recall its early beginnings. In 1795 The Connecticut Land Company purchased 3 million acres in what become known as The Western Reserve, an area of land extending through Pennsylvania and into Ohio. By 1798 the government allocated $2,600...   READ MORE

October 27th, 2017

2017 Winegrowers of the Grand River Valley Turkey Trot

Turkey Trot Saturday, November 4th Noon-5 p.m. – A progressive food & wine tasting event. Join us for an afternoon at Debonne’ Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Grand River Cellars, Laurello Vineyards, and St. Joseph Vineyards tasting fine wines paired with dishes from your Thanksgiving dinner. Let the wineries help you pick out the perfect wines for...   READ MORE

October 18th, 2017

Fast Facts -The Girdled Road

Girdling – cutting through into sap-wood around the entire circumference of the tree causing the tree to die, making felling easier – a common pioneer and Native American practice of the era. 1797 -a route was proposed from the western Pennsylvania line to the Cuyahoga River parallel to and south of what is now Route...   READ MORE

August 16th, 2017

A Few Lake County Ohio Attractions

Summer is winding down but time still remains to explore some county gems before daylight savings time rears its head and the first frost blankets our community landscapes.  Here are some urban adventures and popular attractions worthy of a visit before 2017 fades into the history annals.   Lake Metroparks – 3 million visitors can’t...   READ MORE

Downtown Willoughby Ohio
August 14th, 2017

Last Stop Willoughby returns to Downtown Willoughby

Last Stop Willoughby will be returning to downtown Willoughby on Erie Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug.19. Hosted by the Heart of Willoughby, the event will begin with the Willoughby Outdoor Market, featuring vendors of breads, pastries, fruits and vegetables, just to name a few. Last Stop Willoughby begins at 8 a.m. at the Willoughby...   READ MORE

August 9th, 2017

August 2017 Lake County Newsletter

In This Issue: Vintage Ohio, Mentor CityFest, Into the Woods and more......   READ MORE

July 13th, 2017

The Family Friendly “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens at Rabbit Run Theater

The family-friendly production of “Peter and the Starcatcher” opens at Rabbit Run Theater, Friday, July 21, and runs through Aug. 5. This Tony Award-winning comedic play with music upends the century-old story of how an orphan comes to be the boy who would not grow up (a.k.a. Peter Pan).  Peter and his orphan friends sail from...   READ MORE