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AACS names new superintendent
Ashtabula Area City Schools has named Pat Colucci has the new superintendent. See Saturday's newspaper for the story.
Rape suspect bus driver kills self
On the eve of his trial, a school bus driver accused of raping three young female students killed himself in Harpersfield Township, his attorney said.
Boy safe, abductor dead after standoff
A law enforcement official says a 5-year-old has been safely released after a weeklong standoff between police and the boy’s abductor.
Lights out: Ravens beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl
A power outage at the Super Bowl put the nation’s biggest sporting event on hold for more than a half-hour Sunday, interrupting an otherwise electric, back-and-forth game that ended with Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens as NFL champions thanks to a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Some telephone service interrupted in Ashtabula, Lake counties
Some telecommunication customers in Ashtabula County lost phone and data service to points outside the county early this afternoon. Ken Johnson of Conneaut Telephone said their company received about a half-dozen service calls relative to the service problem. Grand Valley Local Schools put out an email notice that Fairport Communications was reporting that a major connecting fiber optic line in Cleveland had been cut. That isolated the district from any calls originating in or destined for networks beyond Orwell’s.
UPDATE: I-90 reopens, but slow
I-90, between Erie and Willoughby, has reopened in all lanes to traffic, as of about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Traffic, according to Emergency Management Agency, is still going slowly.
I-90 from Erie to Willoughby closing
I-90 from Willoughby to Erie is being closed because of severe weather conditions, it was announed at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday.
I-90 westbound closed at Geneva
Heavy snows and poor visibility haves resulted in the closing of the westbound ramp of I-90 in Harpersfield shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday. The closing was prompted by a rash of accidents.
Ashtabula County schools closed Wednesday
All Ashtabula County school districts have announced they will close school Wednesday because of weather conditions.
Obama takes public oath of office
President Barack Obama is promising to uphold the Constitution in a public swearing in ceremony that signals the beginning of his second term in office.
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