Lots of New Faces at Chardon Schools

Chardon students aren’t the only people excited about their first day of school. So are seven new Chardon staff members. We’re proud to welcome (front row from left) Denise Garrett (Occupational Therapist), Tessa Wagner (7th Grade Language Arts), Alyssa Zuccaro (8th Grade Math), and back row from left: Kate Lovering (CMS Counselor), Bridget Nawrocki (Occupational Therapist), Natalie Whiting (Munson 1st Grade) and Melissa Efantis (Park Gifted).

Chardon High School Track Closed for Repairs

The Chardon Schools Board of Education approved a contract with Vasco Sports Contractors for significant repair to the Chardon High School track. The repairs will be paid for from the district’s Permanent Improvement (PI) Fund. The track will close the week of August 15th and will remain closed until the project is completed. Repairs are … Read more

Geauga Growth Partnership Internship Program Recognizes Three Berkshire Students

On Wednesday, August 10th the Geauga Growth Partnership held their Internship Program Recognition dinner. Three Berkshire students worked as interns during the summer and made presentations at the dinner. Michelle Sohm worked at Great Lakes Cheese, Kody West interned at Metzenbaum Sheltered Industries and Olivia Tiber worked at United Way Services Geauga. This is the fifth year … Read more

Wine Tasting


Friends of WomenSafe is partnering with Adams Reserve Cheddar again to host the seventh annual Wine Tasting event Thursday September 15th from 6-9 p.m. at the Sharon James Cellars, 11303 Kinsman Road in Newbury. Come admire the newly renovated Sharon James, sample a variety of domestic wines, munch on hearty appetizers and enjoy the fine … Read more

Novelty, Ohio, Youth Wins International Photography Competition


Jamestown, NY – Novelty, Ohio, youth Andrew Gerace is a winner in a photography contest that had entries from around the world. His “Water on Rocks” won the 2016 Jamestown (New York) Audubon Nature Photography Contest’s Youth Landscape category. The categories for submissions of photographs were Landscapes, Plants (including trees, fungi, lichens, mosses, etc.), Wildlife … Read more