Lake George board, superintendent violated open meeting law, judge rules

LAKE GEORGE – A ruling from a state Supreme Court justice determined the central school district’s superintendent and board of education violated an open meetings law, but did not give Lake George United for Education what they wanted — their assistant principal back.

Justice Thomas Nolan’s Sept. 30 decision concluded that the breach of the open meetings law doesn’t void or reverse the board’s March 2018 resolution to remove Assistant Principal Cody Conley in favor of hiring a curriculum coordinator.

“The topic that was discussed was one permitted to be discussed in executive session,” Nolan wrote in his decision. “This does not evince, in this court’s judgment, either conscious or malicious or deliberate effort by the Board to violate the law or that the Board has engaged in a documented, persistent pattern of such violations.”

The decision, as first reported by the Post-Star of Glens Falls, the judge declined to

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Humane Society takes 161 cats from Lake County pet sanctuary

CONCORD TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Lake Humane Society removed 161 living cats and nearly 50 dead cats from a Concord Township pet sanctuary that has had legal troubles in the past.

The Humane Society used a search warrant on Friday at Caroline’s Kids Pet Rescue & Sanctuary at the corner of Morley and Hoose roads, according to a news release from the Humane Society. Officials said they were responding to a complaint from a resident who was concerned about the conditions in the shelter.

An agent with the Humane Society and a veterinarian reportedly found unsanitary conditions in the pet sanctuary, saying most of the cats were in critical condition. Forty-nine dead cats were removed from the house and 161 were taken to the Humane Society for treatment for medical conditions such as upper respiratory infections, panleukopenia, stomatitis, flea infestation and ringworm.

Painesville Municipal Court has ordered that the

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Lake Humane Society seizes 161 cats in Concord Township

CLEVELAND — On Friday, Sept. 25, Lake Humane Society executed a search warrant in Concord Township at the location known to house “Caroline’s Kids Pet Rescue & Sanctuary.” 

The Lake Humane Society received a complaint from a concerned community member about the conditions of the cats and the facility they were living in. 

Upon entry, the Lake Humane Society Humane Agent and veterinarian observed unsanitary conditions and determined the medical state of a majority of the cats was critical. 49 dead cats were removed from the property and 161 live cats were transported to Lake Humane Society to receive treatment for various ailments such as URI (Upper Respiratory Infection), Panleukopenia, Stomatitis, infestation of fleas and Ringworm.

On Monday, the Painesville Municipal Court determined that there was probable cause for the seizure and the cats were subsequently surrendered to Lake Humane Society. Once the investigation is concluded, the case will be

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