Motorists are advised that all lanes on Heisley Road are currently open to traffic. Periodic lane closures may be necessary over the coming weeks for ongoing construction work.
Listeners can close their eyes and take a trip down memory lane this holiday season as The Mentor Channel celebrates the holidays by rebroadcasting classic Christmas radio programs every day in December.
Tune in for It’s a Wonderful Month on The Mentor Channel’s Old Time Radio Show beginning December 1st.
It’s a Wonderful Month kick off with an episode of The Jack Benny Show originally broadcast on December 17, 1939. Other classic radio programs include the Lux Radio Theater version of It’s A Wonderful Life with Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed; the 1953 Bing Crosby Show Christmas broadcast; a BBC Radio version of A Christmas Carol starring Sir Ralph Richardson; and holiday episodes of Lucille Ball’s My Favorite Husband. A complete schedule, listing all the classic radio programs airing in December, is available to download at www.thementorchannel.com.
The Old Time Radio Show airs everyday on The Mentor Channel at 1:00 & 8:00 PM.
The Mentor Channel is available on Time Warner Cable’s channel 12, digital channel 96 as well as AT&T U-verse channel 99. The Mentor Channel is also streamed live at www.thementorchannel.com.
With the U.S. unemployment rate at 5.0%, the rate for the City of Mentor decreased 0.5% to 3.3% for the month of October 2015; one year ago the unemployment rate was 4.3%. In Lake County, the unemployment rate declined to 3.6% in the month of October; one year ago the unemployment rate was 4.6%.
The City of Mentor has the lowest unemployment rate among cities with a population of 50,000 or more. The City’s civilian labor force participation rate decreased to 26,400.
The State of Ohio’s unemployment rate declined to 4.2% for the month of October 2015. One year ago, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.8% (October 2014).
SOURCE: October 2015 Civilian Labor Force Estimates – Ohio Department of Job & Family Services, Office of Workforce Development and Bureau of Labor Market Information.
ODOT advises that the ramp from SR-306 to IR-90 WB was to be closed for several days for repairs. Repairs were cancelled due to weather. No rescheduled dates have been set.
We will advise of changes.
Join OHIO MEANS JOBS and the City of Mentor at the Mentor Ice Arena on November 12th from 10-12 noon for a recruitment event!
Area employers will be in attendance seeking:
- Translator/CSR –must have medical terminology
- Lab Tech
- Clerk Typist 65 wpm + must have medical terminology
- Legal Secretary
- Chemical Operator
- Mechanical Assemblers –must be able to read blueprints
- Electrical Assemblers-must be able to read schematics
- CNC Press Brake Operators
- Membership Sales
- Clerical Administrative
- Machine Operators
- General Assemblers
- Press Operators
- …and more!
Mentor City Council adopted Ordinance No. 15-O-9, an ordinance to levy assessments for the construction of certain sidewalks in Zone 4A associated with the 2014 Sidewalk Repair and Pedestrian Safety Program in the City of Mentor on November 4, 2015. Property owners that have had sidewalk repairs performed by the City’s contractor in Zone 4A will have until 5:00 PM, December 4, 2015 to pay for the cost of construction and administrative fees to the Finance Department in the Mentor Municipal Center. After this date, any unpaid construction costs and administrative fees will be forwarded to the County Auditor’s office to be collected through assessment over a three year period.
The City of Mentor will receive sealed bids at the Purchasing Department, City of Mentor, 8500 Civic Center Boulevard, Mentor, Ohio until Noon (local time) on November 20, 2015 and will be opened and read immediately thereafter for the following project:
2015 Major Drainage Channel Maintenance Program
Opinion of Probable Construction Cost: $90,400.00
Completion Date: May 31, 2016
Bids must be in accordance with specifications and on forms provided below, or RFP’s will be available for pick-up at the Purchasing Office for the cost of printing. Bidders shall be responsible for checking for Addenda and obtaining any from the website.
Kenneth J. Filipiak, City Manager
The Lake County (OH) Board of Elections has consolidated some polling locations in the City of Mentor as well as the rest of Lake County. Click www.votementor.com to find out where to vote on Tuesday, November 3rd.
If you have any questions, contact the Lake County Board of Elections at 440-350-2700 or visit www.lakecountyohio.gov/lakeelections.
The CITY OF MENTOR will receive sealed bids at the Purchasing Office, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060, until NOON (local time) on November 6, 2015 and will be opened and read immediately thereafter for the following resurfacing project:
Wildwood Park Parking Lot Resurfacing, Permeable Pavers and Bioretention Project
OPINION OF PROBABLE CONSTRUCTION COST:
CONTRACT A, Permeable Pavers and Bioretention – $109,800.00
CONTRACT A, Alternate 1 – $6,100.00
CONTRACT B, Parking Lot Resurfacing – $77,650.00
COMPLETION DATE: June 17, 2016
Bids must be in accordance with specifications and on forms provided on website or Request For Proposal packets will be available for pick-up at the Purchasing Office for the cost of printing. The bidder shall be responsible to check for Addenda and obtain same from website.
Kenneth J. Filipiak, City Manager
Here’s a chance to have your budding artist’s work appear on TV. Print out a copy of the “Happy Halloween” coloring sheet, have your child color it and return it to the attention of the Public Information Office at the Mentor Municipal Center located at 8500 Civic Center Drive) by 5 PM October 29, 2015 for your child’s art to appear on the Mentor Channel on Halloween!
Entries will also have a chance to win free passes to the Mentor Ice Arena.
Write your child’s first name and last initial, age and your contact phone number/email address where you can be reached on the back of the sheet so we can contact you in the event you’re selected for a free pass.