• Injured trucker life-flighted to Cleveland Metro

    Injured trucker life-flighted to Cleveland Metro

    AshtabulaCurrent KINGSVILLE_A truck driver was transported to University Hospital Conneaut Medical Center by Kingsville VFD Ambulance about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was then transported by Metro Life Flight to the MetroHealth Center Trauma Division in Cleveland. The man parked his tractor-trailer in front of a garage bay at the TA Travel Center of America on [&hellip...

  • History lives on at D-Day Conneaut 2014

    History lives on at D-Day Conneaut 2014

    AshtabulaCurrent A record crowd of nearly 25,000 spectators watched the reenactment of the Normandy Invasion by more than 1,000 reenactors Saturday at Conneaut Township Park. More than 100 WWII veterans ( a new record) were on site to watch the battle against the German fortifications known as the Atlantic Wall. A German 88mm anti-aircraft, anti-tank [&hellip...

  • D-Day Conneaut Friday offers preview of the big event

    D-Day Conneaut Friday offers preview of the big event

    AshtabulaCurrent CONNEAUT_The D-Day Conneaut 2014 Friday schedule gave visitors a preview of the big event to be held Saturday on the shore of Lake Erie at Conneaut Township Park. A Sherman tank and a 88mm German anti-aircraft / anti-tank artillery piece fired shells on the hour. There were vendors offering souvenirs, replica helmets, WWII military gear, [&hellip...

  • Six fire departments respond to Williamsfield fire

    Six fire departments respond to Williamsfield fire

    AshtabulaCurrent William A. West WILLIAMSFIELD TOWNSHIP_Six fire departments from Ohio and Pennsylvania responded to a fully involved structure fire in Williamsfield Township at 1:24 p.m. Thursday. Andover and Wayne volunteer fire departments from Ohio and Pennsylvania departments from Conneaut Lake Park, Jamestown, North Shenango, and Summit responded to the fire at 6782 Lindsley Street near [&hellip...

  • Former softball coach arraigned on felony sex charges

    Former softball coach arraigned on felony sex charges

    AshtabulaCurrent William A. West JEFFERSON_JEFFERSON_Former Jefferson softball coach and Star Beacon sports editor Donald M. McCormack, 51, of Jefferson, was arraigned before Eastern County Court Judge Robert Wynn on four felony charges Tuesday in Jefferson. McCormack was charged with three counts of gross sexual imposition, class four felonies, and one count of endangering children, a [&hellip...

  • Former softball coach arrested on sex charges

    Former softball coach arrested on sex charges

    AshtabulaCurrent JEFFERSON_Former Jefferson Area Schools softball coach and long-time Star Beacon sports editor Don McCormack, 51, of Jefferson, was arrested at his home Monday afternoon on two counts of sexual imposition by the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Department. The investigation began last week after the Sheriff’s department received complaints about McCormack’s behavior from parents of current [&hellip...