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Welcome to Destination Aurora.  News you can use about what’s happening in beautiful Aurora, Ohio. Aurora Community Theater:  “Once upon a Mattress” is now showing at The Aurora Community Theater now through May 21st.  If you thought you knew the...
Garrettsville - The final Garfield graduate to be honored at the James A. Garfield Hall of Fame gathering on Saturday, April 30 is Robert E.  Armstrong, member of the Class of ’65 and recipient of the nation’s third-highest military...

Always be careful of what you wish for; you may get it.  A warning nicely illustrated by a recent item on various news media. It seems that some British outfit called the National Environmental Research Council, preparing to launch a...
April is Keep America Beautiful Month-so let’s Keep America Beautiful by Making Your Home Beautiful.  Here are some quick tips to spruce up your home without breaking the bank. 1. Paint changes everything.  Obviously, the quickest and least expensive way...
I have lived in the Cleveland area  all my life and am still amazed to see the temperatures change from 20 degrees and snow to 75 degrees and sun in less than a week. So since it looks like...
Garrettsville – Kim Kohli and Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home are planning to host a free community-wide workshop covering Medicaid qualification rules and asset preservation on April 28th at 12:00 pm. “This is a topic that is so important to understand. Many...
Decades ago, retirement was fairly predictable: Social Security and a pension provided much of your income, you moved to the Sun Belt, played tennis or golf, and you lived to age 70 or 75. To varying degrees, this was the...
Garrettsville - The James A. Garfield Local School District will once again be honoring its own.  Graduates who have excelled in athletics, the arts, sciences, public service, national service will find a place on the Hall of Fame.  The...
This is the ongoing story of how the greedy medical prescription drug insurance companies prey on us older retired people, who they presume won’t fight back but will just lay down and get steam rolled by them.  No one...
Freedom Twp. - Judy Thornton started the meeting by having Amanda Garrett read the minutes from the March meeting. Trustee John Zizka continued the discussion from the March meeting about a piano that is in storage at the Freedom...
The Portage Soil & Water Conservation District is responsible for protecting the natural resources within the county. As such, they’re motivated to help local residents make wise choices to help reduce erosion and pollutants in local streams and rivers....
Garrettsville - This past Sunday, over 40 contestants competed in a closed audition held at James A. Garfield School High School, hoping to keep their dreams alive by becoming the next Garrettsville Idol.  Judges Danny Deakins, Wendi Brown, and...