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Mantua Township - At a recent township trustee meeting, Trustee John Festa thanked Zoning Inspector John Dickey and Cemetery Sexton Jim Aldrich for being good neighbors and helping out a resident in need. The gentlemen checked in on a...
Now that summer is finally here, it’s time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.  I hope that you are enjoying the warm weather and beginning to utilize your outdoor living space.  With that in mind, I thought...
Newton Falls - The Newton Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars honored our Voice of Democracy Student, Patriots’ Pen Student, and Creative Patriotic Art Student on Monday, June 20, 2016. Our Voice of...
Newton Falls - “Antique.” “Historical.” “Retro.” “Throwback.” “Classic.” Whatever word you choose to use to describe something from an era before the present, the current, the “now,” you can find something to suit your tastes at a charming spot...
Nelson Township - As long summer nights encroach upon us, the Township of Nelson has had many complaints about smoke and the quality of the air as it pertains to fires. The health department came to June’s board meeting...
Garrettsville - Baseball, Hot Dogs, Apple Pie and Chevrolet, They Go Together in the Good ‘Ole USA… as the old Chevy jingle from 1975 goes. On Monday, Garrettsville’s Charles Auto Family shot a new commercial for local cable channels,...
Hiram - The Hiram Fire Department recently installed a helicopter-landing pad at the Hiram Township property on State Route 82, but the idea started over a year ago when the Hiram team responded to a severe crash on Asbury...
Well, we sure have had several nights during the past couple of weeks to really get a nice look at the night sky. Hopefully, you were able to make out the various stars and constellations. Yes, I know, some...
The  Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary Club met in Cal’s II, Sky Plaza, Garrettsville, on June 20 for their regularly-scheduled meeting at noon.  The business on the agenda was varied : First up was a recap of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Championship Game, followed...
Garrettsville - Separate Pieces, a showing of recent paintings by local artist Xyl Lasersohn, will be hosted at Silver Frog Studios on Main Street, from June 30th to August 6th, with an opening reception from 7-9 on the evening...
The Bainbridge/Chagrin AARP Chapter #4527 will meet “with a bang” on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016, at 1 pm, at the Bainbridge Town Hall, 17826 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge Twp., Ohio. (Behind the Fire Station). We will hold our brief meeting first...
Mantua - Run, pedal and paddle for trails and watershed conservation! The Portage Park District Foundation is presenting the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 16, 8:00 a.m. in Mantua Village as a fun(d)raiser for supporting trail maintenance and conservation...