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James A. Garfield Historical Site, a national treasure in our own backyard 
"I have lived in the area since February 2012 and have driven down Mentor Avenue many times 
without really considering the majestic house that sits on the large lot at 8095 Mentor Ave. This is surprising because deep down I am a history buff; I have a picture of my 1 year old son at Gen Patton's grave and I once took my pregnant wife on a tour of the Verdun battlefield in France - that was not a good idea. That all changed when I was asked by Tim Shirer the Publisher of the Lake County Sentinel to accompany him on a tour of the President Garfield Historical Site to take pictures with him for an article.  Click here for the whole story
Senator Brown announces $4 million in funds to upgrade Laketran

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded $4,300,000 to Laketran to purchase battery electric buses and equipment, and reconstruct a park and ride facility.  Click here for the whole story

Representatives Rogers and Cera sponsor bill to expand Homestead Tax Exemption 

(COLUMBUS, OH) – State Representatives John Rogers (D- Mentor-On-The-Lake) and Jack Cera (D-Bellaire) provided sponsor testimony this week on House Bill 99, legislation that expands the eligibility for the Homestead Tax Exemption while also increasing the amount of the deduction.     Click here for the whole story
Rep. Rogers announces passage of bill honoring local World War II hero Col. Donald M. Blakeslee
(COLUMBUS) – State Rep. John Rogers (D- Mentor-On-The-Lake) today announced the passage of House Bill (HB) 276, which includes a provision introduced by Rogers to name the Fairport Road Bridge over the Grand River in Lake County after Col. Donald James Matthew Blakeslee, a Fairport Harbor native and one of the nation’s most decorated World War II fighter pilots.  Click here for the whole story
Scholarship named in honor of Ray Milavec 

In the late 1960’s Ray Milavec arrived in Wickliffe as a teacher and the city of Wickliffe would never be the same as for decades Ray taught English at Wickliffe High School. In his time Milavec affected thousands of students, not only as a teacher, but as a coach and administrator.  Click here for the whole story