Don’t Hibernate all Winter! Visit Lake Metroparks for the Farmpark Ice Festival on January 25 and 26

You could hibernate all winter, but that would be awfully boring. So instead of complaining about the cold, why not embrace it? On January 25th from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and January 26th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Farmpark will host its annual Ice Festival. The event will feature a variety of winter-themed activities including carving competitions, demonstrations, … Read more

Candy Land has Gone “Wild” at Lake Metroparks! Open Daily Now Through January 1, 2019

Northeast Ohio’s “Wildest” holiday tradition, Candy Land has gone WILD!, returns to thrill visitors another year! Visitors become game pieces on the life-sized game board designed like the iconic board game CANDY LAND. As they draw cards and move along the board from space to space, they will embark on a journey through an enchanted display and discover nature’s gifts throughout the seasons. Candy Land has gone Wild! is free for everyone! The game is played inside the Nature Center at Penitentiary Glen Reservation. Hours the … Read more

Laketran is Next to Join Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance to Save Perry Power Plant

Laketran’s Board of Trustees has added its name to a growing list of community stakeholders supporting the Ohio Clean Energy Jobs Alliance. The alliance is seeking a public policy solution that will allow Perry Nuclear Power Plant to avoid its decommissioning slated for 2021. “Electricity is the future energy source for all ground transportation, including buses.” shared Ben Capelle, … Read more

Laketran Earns Top Safety Award Among Transit Peers

At the Monday, November 26, 2018 Board of Trustees meeting, Laketran was recognized by Ohio Transit Risk Pool as the 2018 recipient of organization’s Safe Operators Award Recognition (SOAR) award. Ohio Transit Risk Pool is a not-for-profit public transit risk pool serving ten regional transit authorities across the State of Ohio providing stable property and casualty coverage and … Read more