Geauga County Newswire

Geauga County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Geauga County, OH.

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  1. Chardon man walks out of a Bainbridge bar and wakes up in Russell parkRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... Police found the missing cover off the driveway leading to the water shed. Cones were place around it and the Geauga County Water Department was notified.


  2. 2018 Northcoast Writers' Showcase features 'Orphan Train' author Christina Baker KlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 11 |

    ... to the arts and education in the region. The Lake-Geauga League of Libraries includes Burton, Fairport Harbor, Geauga County, Kirtland, Madison, Mentor, Morley, Perry, Wickliffe and Willoughby-Eastlake Public Libraries. The showcase is funded by the ...


  3. Bainbridge Civic Club honors park naturalist John Kolar: Valley ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 |

    ... Contact 440-286-9516 Calling All Tax Procrastinators : United Way Services of Geauga County offers a "Super Tax Saturday" event 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14 at the Geauga campus of Kent State University, 14111 Claridon-Troy ...


  4. Health District employee says she was retaliated againstRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 |

    A former employee of the Geauga County Health District says the county's health commissioner, board members and the board's attorney retaliated against her for reporting what she saw as wrongdoing, and forced her resignation. Rebecca Buddenberg, the health district's former fiscal coordinator, says in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday that Commissioner Robert Weisdack and others took adverse actions against her when she spoke out on issues related to contracts and discriminatory pay practice that favored men.


  5. No one harmed in 13-hour standoff in Geauga County, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 |

    ... did not come outside until Tuesday morning, the Chester Township Police Department said in a news release. The Geauga County Prosecutor's Office is reviewing the incident to determine if the 47-year-old man will face charges, police said. The ...


  6. Maple Syrup time at Swine Creek ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 4 |

    Burns, an employee with the Geauga County Park District, is hard at work with her colleagues inside the sugarhouse during the Sap's-a-Risin'! program at the Swine Creek Reservation in Middlefield on Sunday. It's a sure sign of spring when steam rises from the sugarhouses in Geauga County.


  7. Live wires trap ODOT driver in plow truck in Geauga CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 1 | The Plain Dealer

    The driver of an Ohio Department of Transportation plow truck slid off the road and hit a utility pole, causing live power lines to fall on the truck and trapping the driver inside. Lt. John Hiscox of the Geauga County Sheriff's Department says the unidentified driver is uninjured but is waiting for electric company crews to arrive and cut off the power lines so he can safely exit the truck.


  8. Chardon sex offender exchanged sexually explicit pics with 13-year-old he met on Facebook,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 |

    ... in November, while on probation for a 2009 conviction for gross sexual imposition involving a 13-year-old in Geauga County. Federal prosecutors say O'Brian admitted to meeting the teenager on Facebook and having the girl send him sexually explicit ...


  9. Pancakes and Avant-garde art blow in with the March wind: Valley ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 |

    ... . It Is Pancake Season : Sunday mornings in March can only mean one thing throughout Geauga County: all you can eat pancake breakfasts. The Bainbridge Civic Club for men and The Bainbridge Women's Club are hosting their popular ...


  10. Bainbridge man's check is altered and recashed twice: Bainbridge Township policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 |

    ... ner may live in Auburn Township. Police advised the man to speak with the parents of the girls and contact the Geauga County Sheriff's Office to investigate.


  11. Driver says rock was thrown at minivan: Moreland Hills police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 |

    ... spray down the area after neighbors complained about the odor. Domestic violence, mutual aid given, Bell Road: Geauga County dispatchers notified Moreland Hills police about an open 911 call around 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9. A female officer was called in ...


  12. Fairmount art center names Fleming-Gifford to director postRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 |

    ... are holding a planning meeting for new and current members 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 in the Patterson Center, Geauga County Extension Building at the Burton fairgrounds. Discussion topcs will include liability insurance, GAP training and tips for ...


  13. Reports: Snowstorm forces PennDOT to enforce speed restrictions;...Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | PressReleasePoint

    ... ice falls from the lower Midwest to the shores of New England. A snow plow truck clears the road on SR 528 in Geauga County, Ohio, during heavy snowfall on Feb. 7, 2018. (Photo/Ohio Department of Transportation District 12) The heaviest snow will ...


  14. How sweet is thy weekend, Valentine? Let me count three waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 |

    ... producing the finished product, canning and packaging, as well as local sugaring history. Call co-presenter Geauga County OSU Extension at 440-834-4656. We'd crawl for chocolate. Willoughby makes it easy in this event premiering 8-11 p.m. Saturday, ...


  15. In February our thoughts go to Food: Valley ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 |

    ... Bar and Welshfield Inn. For more information, contact . Warm up to soup: The Geauga County Women's Caucus is holding a "Soup's On" event 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the county Democratic Party headquarters 12420 ...


  16. Dead mouse in mail alarms resident: Highland Heights Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 |

    ... store the next day for a refund. He was arrested for the theft of the $250 item and later turned over to the Geauga County Sheriff's Office on an active warrant. A woman reported at 7:17 p.m. Jan. 28 someone threw items at windows on her home and ...


  17. Fairmount Santrol eyes Independence for new corporate HQ, with merger under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    ... amount will go up or down based on actual hiring. Based in Chesterland, Fairmount Santrol employs 52 people in Geauga County, between its headquarters and another site, with $7.7 million in existing payroll. In December, the company's board of ...


  18. Ex-Geauga County IT director, daughter accused of stealing $1.8 million in public moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    Geauga County's former chief technology officer and his daughter are accused of stealing more than $1.8 million in public money through a corruption scheme that played out over an eight-year period, officials said. Stephen T. Decatur authorized payments from Geauga County to SMCS Tech, a Fairlawn company owned and operated by his daughter Stephanie E. Stewart, and a second vendor from 2010 to 2017.


  19. Officials to give update in case of ex-Geauga County IT employee accused of stealing $1.5...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 |

    Geauga County officials will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to discuss new developments in the case against a former IT employee accused of stealing more than $1.5 million from the county. Stephen T. Decatur, 59, of Chester Township was arrested Oct. 25 and charged with having an unlawful interest in a public contract, according to court records.


  20. How Chester Township's crooked clerk went from prison to 'paradise' - and likely back to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 |

    ... in paradise!" Spellman doesn't mention that he was the former clerk to Chester Township, a small community in Geauga County. He didn't mention that while serving as clerk, he embezzled nearly $4.3 million from the township and dumped most of it into ...