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Politics is big in these parts, and we’ve got it covered. John Arthur Hutchison and other staff writers will offer their inside information on the events, big news and little moments of the local political scene in Lake, Geauga and eastern Cuyahoga counties.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Fisher, Mandel go fast forward

Of The Jewish Daily Forward’s online daily newspaper’s top 10 national list of “up-and-coming Jewish political hopefuls,” two are Cuyahoga County residents, one a Democrat and one a Republican and both announced for statewide office.

To see who they are and to read more of this blog, click here.

Friday, February 5, 2010

The Devil Wears Prada

Before Lake County Common Pleas Court Judge Gene Lucci, a jury convicted a Kirtland woman of selling such Tiffany, Dior, Prada, Versace and Gucci names. Lucci sentenced her to three years in prison.

To read more about a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision that overturned the case and how it is coincidental to several different judges seeking office, click here.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

ABCs of Precinct City

In the May partisan primary, Democrats and Republicans will be choosing each political party’s county central committee member from one precinct each.

With fewer precincts now in the county due to consolidation, some committee members may have competition among fellow party members.

For more of this blog, click here.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Callender decides not to run for state Rep.

Former state Rep. Jamie Callender, who resides in Concord Township, was mentioned to be the leading contender to seek and secure the Republican Party’s nomination for the Ohio House of Representatives 62nd District seat.

However, Callender announced Wednesday that he will not seek the position.

To read more of this blog and to comment, click here.