Letters to The Editor
We’re All Invited
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Letters to The Editor
We’re All Invited
The upside of a big snowfall? John Lambert’s amazing snow art!
Jan 10, 2013
Pictured is Santa enjoying a relaxing 'Spa Day' after the busy holiday.Lambert resides on Wolff Drive in Garrettsville.
Squad Members Serve Elf Duty
Jan 3, 2013
Newton Falls - Whoever said Santa’s elves could only deliver smiles from a bright red shiny sleigh never spent the day with the members...
Area Residents Ready to “Save-A-Lot” in Garrettsville
Dec 19, 2012
Garrettsville - Save-A-Lot officially opened their doors to the public on Wednesday, December 19th. After a successful “invitation only” soft opening on Tuesday evening...
‘Tis the Season for “Yuletide Revels”
Dec 7, 2012
Garrettsville Ushers in the Holiday Season!
Nov 28, 2012
Garrettsville - It was a record breaking crowd that gathered at the clock tower in Garrettsville last Saturday night as folks were ready to...
Trumbull County Celebrates National Adoption Day
Nov 20, 2012
On a beautiful, crisp fall day, several area families joyously celebrated their newest additions. No, it wasn’t at the local hospital. Rather, gathered outside...
What’s the Story at Mantua’s Center Church?
Nov 8, 2012
Mantua - If you’ve seen the weekly influx of preschoolers heading to the Mantua Center Christian Church (MCCC) each Thursday with their big people,...
Fire Truck Food Drive Helps to Shut the Door on Hunger
Oct 29, 2012
Garrettsville - It was cold, damp and grey outside Garrettsville’s IGA grocery store on Saturday morning, October 20. But Joe Leonard’s bright red antique...
Cemetery Walk Unearths History
Oct 22, 2012
Newton Township - Did you know that approximately three dozen of Newton Township’s founding fathers never left? They are still here, buried in the...
At Derthick’s Farm, the Maze is Just a Kernel of the Story
Oct 9, 2012
Mantua - Locals were duly impressed by Derthick’s Corn Maze & Farm Experience last week, as not one, but two Cleveland news crews visited...
Rescue Village’s “Woofstock” a Tail-Wagging Good Time
Sep 29, 2012
Set amidst the rolling hills of Kirtland, Ohio dozens of tents of varying colors and sizes punctuated the landscape of Holden Arboretum. Housing everything...
Up, up and Away…
Sep 24, 2012
Ravenna - The 34th Annual Balloon A-Fair was deemed a success. The event offered two parades, a fireworks display, vendors, live entertainment, food, rides...
Hiram College Art Gallery Features Renowned Artist Robert Buganski
Sep 15, 2012
Hiram - “Composing in Space: Sculpture and Assemblage by Robert Buganski,” features nearly 300 sculptural, mixed media compositions, and sketches created by Buganski over...
Safety Comes First at Crestwood’s First Safety Town Program
Sep 1, 2012
Mantua - According to statistics from the Center for Disease Control, more children die every year due to unintentional injuries than from all diseases...
Restoration of Buckeye Block Building Cues Revival on Main Street
Aug 23, 2012
Garrettsville - Restoration leads to revival. The renovation of downtown’s Buckeye Block Building is out to prove that. Just a year ago, the village’s anchor...
When the Dust Settles…
Aug 9, 2012
Newton Falls - Residents of Newton Falls and recent visitors to the small town may have noticed a lot more orange and black than...
Author Sets New Novel in Garrettsville: Scott Starkey to Appear at The Village Bookstore
Jul 26, 2012
It’s been an exciting year for Hiram alumnus Scott Starkey. In January, Simon & Schuster published his new novel, How to Beat the Bully...
Sailing, Sailing…Over the Bounding Main!
Jul 20, 2012
O.K., so it was the Nautica Queen, not the clipper ship Cutty Sark( I don’t know what was in the thermoses in the back...
Take a Walk in Someone Else’s Shoes…or Tyme!
Jul 14, 2012
Have you ever wished you could spend the day in another place and time? Perhaps desired to just simply close your eyes and be...
Garrettsville SummerFest’s 8th Year, A Smashing Success
Jun 30, 2012
Garrettsville SummerFest lived up to all that it was billed to be and more this past weekend as the festival committee put on a...
Soapbox Derby comes to Mantua
Jun 18, 2012
Mantua - The Portage County Soap Box Derby will be celebrating its tenth year in Mantua on Saturday, Preparing for the big day, are...
The 8th Count Dance Studio Holds Recital
Jun 9, 2012
Garrettsville- The 8th Count Dance Studio presented “Red, White and Blue Salute” last Saturday in front of two, nearly sold out crowds at the...
Reaching Beyond at GHS
May 30, 2012
Garrettsville - James A. Garfield senior Lauren Greathouse has worked for approximately six months on the new banners that are hanging proudly on the...
Katherine Thomas Elementary Pre-school still going Strong
May 21, 2012
Windham - In days gone by, folks who were able to send their youngsters to a pre-school program were usually of the elite sector...
Myth, Legend And Magic Comes To Northeast Ohio
May 11, 2012
The world is full of stories about magical and fantastic events and beings. There are centuries- old stories, songs and works of art that...
The Church in Aurora
Apr 27, 2012
Aurora - The Church in Aurora is one of the most prominent landmarks in the City of Aurora. With its towering white steeple and...
Facet Salon & Spa Bring New Dimensions to TLC
Apr 22, 2012
Garrettsville - Step into Facet Salon & Spa at the Total Lifetime Care complex at 1 Memory Lane, and you almost feel like Dorothy...
When East Meets West: Dralion Takes Cleveland by Storm
Apr 10, 2012
CLEVELAND—The roar of dralions (a clever blending of eastern dragons and western lions) could be heard throughout lower Cleveland over the holiday weekend, drawing...
East Meets West in Cleveland This Weekend
Apr 6, 2012
CLEVELAND—Billed as a performance that “transcends the boundaries of imagination”, the performers and crew of Cirque Du Soleil’s Dralion achieve just that. Running April...
Fine Arts Night a Hit
Mar 29, 2012
Garrettsville - James A. Garfield Middle School presented their 15th Annual Fine Arts Night last week at the school. The event was designed to...
Dr. Leu Retiring After 37 Years as G’ville Family Physician
Mar 22, 2012
Garrettsville - On Saturday, March 31, 2012, Dr. Sang Ming Leu, MD will put in his last day as a family physician in his...
Mar 8, 2012
Garrettsville - "Stomp" is a musical performance that incorporates singing, recorders and rhythms that are played on an unusual assortment of objects. In this rhythm...
Garrettsville -vs- Windham: Rivals For A Cause
Mar 5, 2012
Garrettsville - Two backyard rivals take their competition to a new level. Windham and Garfield schools last year decided to make change in the...
Girl Scouts Choose The Red Cross
Feb 25, 2012
Newton Falls - Our local Girl Scout Troop 239 is helping the American Red Cross by donating seven quilts, after reading an article requesting...
Garfield Band Excels at Solo & Ensemble Competition
Feb 9, 2012
Mantua - On Saturday, February 4, “a great group of band students represented GHS with class and quality performances,” said James A . Garfield...
James A. Garfield Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award
Jan 23, 2012
Garrettsville - Most of the time, doing excellent work on the job is merely meeting an expectation. But for James A. Garfield School District...
Ohio’s Lt. Governor Seeks Input from Portage County Business Leaders
Jan 13, 2012
Mantua - Lakeside Sand & Gravel became the backdrop for a visit from Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor on January 9. It was a...
Not just another canned food drive
Dec 23, 2011
What would you do if you won a million dollars? Maybe buy a fancy house, a sports car, an exotic cruise, the latest tech gadget...
McCullough… Still towing sixty years later
Dec 7, 2011
Garrettsville - Most folks when they hit their 70’s they are either retired or are planning on it soon but not Don McCullough. Don...
Decking the Halls
Nov 24, 2011
Scarlet Guard To Participate In Grand National Championships
Nov 7, 2011
Mantua - The Crestwood “Scarlet Guard” Marching Band will travel Thursday November 10, 2011 to participate in the Bands of America Grand National Championships....
PDA – Public Display of Art
Oct 7, 2011
Garrettsville - Garrettsville’s newest piece of public art is quite smashing. Pictured on the cover you can see the progression of their work –...
Boardwalk Area Improvements Underway
Sep 22, 2011
Garrettsville – This past April, Village council approved expenditures for repairs and improvements to the downtown boardwalk lighting. The project, which has been broken...
Roadhouse Music Brings The Wonder Of Music To Middlefield
Sep 19, 2011
Middlefield – You have probably seen statistics thrown out and about in the media regarding the advantages of music programs in local schools. Some...
Adapting to the Aftermath of 9/11, a Decade Later
Sep 10, 2011
It’s been a dreary decade of war, recession and political wrangling since our world was utterly ripped from its moorings on September 11, 2001. Seems...
Great Geauga County Fair Promises Family Fun Over Labor Day Weekend
Aug 27, 2011
Burton - The Great Geauga County Fair is Ohio’s oldest fair, featuring more than 65 performers, acts, shows and contests, including the annual Fair...
Aug 21, 2011
Garrettsville - The last Garrettsville Cruise Night of the season was just peachy, thank you very much. Joe Leonard got to take his “new”...
Appalachian Experience 2011
Aug 12, 2011
Mantua - A group of four adults and five high school teens from Mantua’s St. Joseph Church participated in the Housing Repair Program based...
A “Premier” Performance
Aug 7, 2011
Garrettsville - Nice job by the Marching Pride at their Premier performance last Friday. It was a showcase for all of the music and...
Windham Church Celebrates 200 Years
Jul 31, 2011
Windham - Windham’s Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC) celebrated 200 years serving the community this past Sunday. The celebration included the traditional morning...
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