Community Unites at DeJohn Funeral Homes Annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, December 3

DeJohn Funeral Homes is hosting its annual Tree of Remembrance Ceremony on Sunday, December 3rd at 1:30 p.m. on the campus of DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Homes and Crematory at 28890 Chardon Road in Willoughby Hills. Family and friends are invited to the tree lighting ceremony in remembrance of those who have died during the past year. “The holiday season, … Read more

Lake County YMCA Spread the Joy Peanut Butter & Jelly Collection Helps Replenish Local Food Pantries

All Lake County YMCA branches will be collecting peanut butter and jelly from its members and the community throughout the month of December to replenish local food pantries in January. “Last year we were able to collect 3,270 jars of peanut butter and jelly which was distributed to over 10 local food pantries including McKinley Community Center, Madison … Read more

Two-Time World Karate Champs to Perform at the 2017 Karate Institute Black Belt Extravaganza

Team KIXXX, the competitive martial arts demonstration team from Karate Institute of Mentor, won its second world championship last month. This month, the team will perform at the 2017 Karate Institute Black Belt Extravaganza, to be held at 6:00 p.m. November 18th. The show will also feature students from Lake and Cuyahoga counties who will receive the … Read more

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

During National Diabetes Awareness Month, the Lake County YMCA is encouraging residents in Lake County to learn their risks for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes and to take preventive steps to potentially reduce their chances of developing the disease. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that more than one in three … Read more

State Grant Propels Laketran’s Propane Agenda

While state funding for public transportation has been declining annually for almost two decades and the MCO sales tax cut for transit systems and counties statewide is now a reality, Laketran recently received good news announcing that it will receive $970,536 through the 2018 Ohio Department of Transportation’s Ohio Transit Preservation Partnership Program (OTP3). According to the ODOT … Read more

Laketran Marketing Campaign Wins Top National Honor from The American Public Transportation Association

Laketran was among the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) winners announced during the transit industry’s annual AdWheels Awards at the APTA Annual meeting earlier this month. The awards recognize APTA’s public transportation system and business members for their outstanding marketing and communications. Laketran’s “Adventures in Commuting” campaign that grew Park-n-Ride ridership 8 percent in 2016 won a Grand … Read more