Spotlight on Garrettsville

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Garrettsville - There will be a benefit concert in conjunction with an art and craft silent auction on Saturday, May 17 from 6:30 to...

3D Rendering provided by James A. Garfield Local School District

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Garrettsville – Last December the James A. Garfield Local School District was awarded a $5 Million State of Ohio Straight A Fund Grant. The...

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Garrettsville - In honor of National Dance Week, the 8th Count Dance Center participated in the nation-wide dance flash mob and “mobbed” their city....

Nelson Bisard, owner of Waterfall Antiques & Collectibles in Garrettsville

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Garrettsville - For over twenty years, husband & wife team Nelson and Judy Bisard have owned and operated one of the area’s premier destinations...

Pictured above are (left to right): Bottom - Lexi Schultz, Sarah Shearer, Gracie Pignaloso, Angela Vanhorn, Chloe Pfile, Madi VanKirk, Maddy Cline Top - Coach Dan Masiello, Scott Vanhorn, Meg Visocan, Angela Masiello, Torrie Gall, Anna Jo Weaver, Emma Lawrence, Shelby Mayes, Coach Tom VanKirk, David Pignaloso Not pictured - Autumn Belviy and Hailey Eckelberry

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Garrettsville - We are proud to announce that Garrettsville Youth Softball and the Ohio Outlaws have put together a team of local 12u and...

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Garrettsville - April 14 ~ Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary Club moves to new location, time.  Beginning on April 21, the club will be trying out a...

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Rally ‘Round the Flag, Boys…and Girls!!! This is no time to be falling into disputes that could derail the downtown reconstruction efforts before they get...

Fifty folks “Got Their Groove On” Saturday at the Zumba-a-Thon held at the high school with Heather Kovac. Photo: Denise Bly

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Garrettsville - It has been  30 days since the historic Buckeye Block of Garrettsville was engulfed in flames and reduced to a pile of...

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Garrettsville - The Straight A Grant from the state provided the James A. Garfield Schools with some exceptional opportunities.  With these exceptional opportunities came...

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Garrettsville - Tee off with Hattie Larlham on May 21, 2014 for the 28th Annual Sugar Bush Golf Classic. Please join us out on...

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Garrettsville - Tracey Garrett is putting Garrettsville under the national spotlight… and it has nothing to do with the fact that she shares her...

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Garrettsville - If you weren’t at Iva L. Walker Auditorium on Friday, you missed one amazing benefit show produced by PMG Chocolatier. Between the...

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Garrettsville - This past Sunday, over 70 contestants competed in a closed audition, hoping to keep their dreams alive of becoming the next Garrettsville...

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Garrettsville - On Monday night over sixteen concerned Portage County residents gathered for the first of many community meetings with the Portage County Drug...

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Garrettsville - This past weekend the cast and crew of Brigadoon’s hard work paid off,  as they did four nearly sold-out performances of the...

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Garrettsville - The James A. Garfield Sports Boosters held the first ever “Love the Dress” prom dress sale at the high school on Sunday...

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Garrettsville - So that the Mishlers may gain a respite from questioning, here’s the skinny on the only structure left totally standing after the...

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The Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard has resumed normal operations on Monday, April 7th at our their facility.  The Cupboard is located at 12157 State...

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This weeks upcoming fundraisers geared towards rebuilding downtown Garrettsville. Fish Fry to Benefit Fire Victims April 11th: Join us for a Friday Fish Fry with fresh-cut...

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At 1: 15 PM on Saturday, March 22nd, The Village of Garrettsville suffered a fire of catastrophic proportions involving the historical area known as...

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Rachel King and her team of stylists at Facet Salon & Day Spa held a “Cut & Pedi – thon” last Saturday to raise...

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Garrettsville - “We are committed to to staying in Garrettsville and going back to Main Street when we can.” These are the words of Dan...

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Garrettsville - Main Street Grille & Brewing Company’s Brewmaster Mike Mallone (left), and Head Brewer Brian Koptis (right) are brewing a special GarrettsvilleStrong Pilsner....

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Garrettsville - After over 25 years of dedicated service, Sharon Foy, Purchasing Manager of the Portage County District Library, has announced her retirement. Foy...

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Tee up for the 28th annual Sugar Bush Golf Classic on Wednesday, May 21, at the Sugar Bush Golf Club in Garrettsville, Ohio. Sponsored...

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After nine months of planning and raising funds, the James A Garfield Marching Pride saw their vision come to fruition last week as they...

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Holy Schmoley!  Flames leaping up from the north side of the downtown commercial district.  Customers clutching purchases being hustled past the cash registers by...

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This weeks upcoming fundraisers geared towards rebuilding downtown Garrettsville.  Candlelight Winery - Fundraising Event April 4th - Friday from 6:30 - 8:30pm. Representatives from 31 Gifts, Magnabilities,...

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Garrettsville - Hundreds of residents from the Garrettsville area and neighboring communities filled the home-side bleachers in the James A. Garfield gymnasium Monday evening...

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The Campus of Excellence Oversight Committee met on March 20, 2014 in the James A. Garfield Middle School to receive information and updates on...

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Garrettsville - On behalf of the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce members, we are all incredibly proud of the tenacity and resilience of our...

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“Garrettsville is burning!” On Saturday, March 22, 2014, that message blazed out across phone lines, the internet and news agencies throughout northeast Ohio. Main Street’s...

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Garrettsville - Can you sing? Do you like to be on stage performing before others? Are you available April 13th, May 18th and June...

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Indeed they were!   It was Payback Time. The James A. Garfield Local School Board held a hastily-called meeting on Monday, March 24 to respond...

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Garrettsville - The main topic of discussion after the opening of the March 12, 2014 Garrettsville village council meeting was water rates and how...

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Garrettsville - Last month I challenged the James A. Garfield Community to take an active part in a massive fundraising campaign to kick off...

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Garrettsville - After months of intensive refurbishments and upgrades, the new owners of Garrettsville Cinema, Justin & Desiree Dlugokecki, held a weekend-long Grand Re-Opening...

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Garrettsville - Mother Nature (finally) loosened her wintery grip on the area this week allowing people to enjoy a wee bit of Irish fun...

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Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary is moving closer to changing the club meeting time and location, partly in hopes of  becoming more accessible to more local  residents...

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Spring Valley, Ohio - Sixteen Extension Master Gardener (EMG) volunteers have returned from Ecuador, where they used their gardening skills to lend a helping...

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Garrettsville - Miss Emma Twardzik of Garrettsville, has been selected as a finalist for Ohio’s 34th Annual Homecoming Queen Selection to be held April...

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Garrettsville - James A. Garfield (JAG) Band has once again made the community proud by earning a superior rating last weekend at the Ohio...

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Garrettsville  - Jerry’s back! Jerry Kehoe has returned to his namesake, Jerry Kehoe’s Used Cars, at 10755 South Street, just in time for the business’...

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The Nelson Garrettsville Community Cupboard is participating in the Feinstein Foundation Million Dollar Challenge to Fight Hunger during the months of March and April. ...

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LAST CALL! Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary is still seeking contestants for the 4-Way Speech Contest ,  to be conducted locally  on March 10 at the McCumbers-Brady Realty...

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Garrettsville - The Garrettsville Library, a branch of the Portage County District Library, will present a workshop on how to write a resume and...

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Park Avenue Partnerships Park Avenue School will not sit idle next year! Partnerships with the Greater Cleveland YMCA and the Portage County Educational Service Center...

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Garrettsville-Hiram Rotarians are focusing on their next community outreach project, the Four-Way Speech Contest.  The premise of the competition is that the speakers are...

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Garrettsville - Spring is right around the corner, probably buried in a snowdrift but it is coming nevertheless. One of the first signs of spring...

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Garrettsville - It’s not every day that librarians get to be the characters in the books on their shelves, but for the staff at...