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14th Annual Patchwork Benefit for DDC Clinic ~ Center for Special Needs Children

| Published on March 27, 2014

Middlefield – The 14th Annual  Patchwork Benefit will be held at Federated Church Family Life Center located in Bainbridge Township, Ohio on April 12, 2014. Upon arrival, party guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, stroll through items up for sale in the live auction, bid on unique silent auction items and  …

Annual Sap’s-A-Risin’ Celebration is a Sure Sign of Spring

| Published on March 9, 2014

Middlefield – It’s hands-on, educational, inspirational and celebrational!
Bring your family and friends out to Geauga Park District’s Sap’s-A-Risin’ for a taste of how maple sugaring has evolved since the Native Americans, then a taste of the sticky stuff itself. Sap’s-A-Risin’ is held from Noon – 4 p.m. on March 9, …

It’s Chili Cook-Off Time!

| Published on February 19, 2014
It’s Chili Cook-Off Time!

Middlefield – Looking for an inexpensive outing to beat the winter shivers?  Middlefield Market’s annual Chili Cook-Off provides a day of warm entertainment to fit any budget!

Village of Middlefield Market Analysis Wins Competition

| Published on January 29, 2014

Middlefield -  For more than two years, the Middlefield Economic Development Committee (EDC) has been aggressively promoting the Village of Middlefield on a state and national level with the goal of attracting business and industry to the village. As a part of this initiative, the Committee contracted Cleveland State University’s …

Retired Teachers Luncheon

| Published on January 22, 2014

Geauga County – The Geauga County Retired Teachers’ Association will hold its next luncheon gathering on Tuesday February 4th, 2014 at The Pilgrim Christian Church at 202 South Hambden Street on the Chardon Square.
Attendees should arrive at 11:15 a.m. The business meeting will begin at 11:30 followed by lunch at …

Amish Home Craft & Bakery Holiday Open House

| Published on November 27, 2013

Middlefield – Amish Home Craft & Bakery will host their 7th Annual Holiday Open House from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm on November 29 & 30 at 16860 Kinsman Road (State Route 87) 1.5 miles east of Middlefield. Enjoy free coffee and cookies as you get your holiday shopping off …

GCRTA Luncheon

| Published on November 21, 2013

The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association will meet on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 for a luncheon and meeting at Century Grille at Grandview, 13404 Old State Road (Rt 608), Middlefield, Ohio  44062.

Eric Hollinger joins The Middlefield Banking Company as Senior VP – Commercial Lending

| Published on August 5, 2013

Middlefield – The Middlefield Banking Company today announced the hiring of Eric P. Hollinger as Senior Vice President – Commercial Lending.  In this role, Mr. Hollinger will focus on the needs of small businesses in Geauga and Lake Counties.
“The addition of Eric Hollinger reflects our commitment to adding well recognized …

Middlefield Summerfest was a Success

| Published on August 5, 2013

Middlefield – When one thinks of a Summerfest they think of blue skies, a balmy 80°, food, live entertainment and just good ole fun, and that was just what the committee for Middlefield Summerfest had in mind when they planned the event. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. Cloudy skies …

Middlefield Village Farmers Market is in Full Swing

| Published on July 29, 2013

For two consecutive Saturdays, shoppers have enjoyed the opportunity to purchase locally produced goods such as Amish grown produce, fresh bakery,  jams and jellies, kettle corn, fresh-squeezed lemonade as well as sample free delicious grilled goods prepared by UH chefs at the Middlefield Farmers Market in Mineral Lake Park.

Roy Rogers Jr. to be Grand Parade Marshal at Middlefield Summer Fest

| Published on July 29, 2013

Middlefield – This Saturday, July 27 promises to be a full day of pure fun with more than 100 local businesses, organizations and individuals taking part. It all begins early with the Amish Buggy Classic 5K Race.  An Amish-driven buggy actually leads the 100 plus runners at the starting line.
At …

Kelly Miller Circus in Middlefield

| Published on July 22, 2013

Middlefield – The Kelly Miller Circus will be in Middlefield July 24th & 25th, with two shows each day. The shows are 4:30 and 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children 2 to 12 years old. Under 2 years old are free. Everyone is invited to …

Beat the Heat in an Uncommon Way

| Published on June 17, 2013

Middlefield – Although summer break has barely begun, it won’t be long before your kids will say, “I’m bored. There’s nothing to do.” When you hear those words, or if you’re just ready for a little summer fun yourself, here are some ways to enjoy summertime with your kids without …

Triple Author Book Signing Event

| Published on June 17, 2013

Middlefield – Meet three authors from Northeast Ohio for a Triple Book Signing at Sparrow Christian Bookshop in Middlefield, Ohio on June 15th .  Kathleen Fuller, Mary Ellis and Amanda Flower will be signing copies of their latest novels from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Kathleen Fuller is the author of …

Middlefield Village to host Amish Farmers Market

| Published on June 9, 2013

Middlefield – As a part of its ongoing “healthy county” initiative, University Hospitals (UH) Geauga Medical Center will be a community supporter of the Middlefield Farmers Market, which will take place every Saturday morning from July 6th through September 28th at Mineral Lake Park on Sperry Lane in The Village …

Middlefield Student Receives Communications Factory’s Scholarship

| Published on May 29, 2013

At Senior Night at Cardinal High in Middlefield, Hiram-based Communications Factory recognized Elaine Warren as the firm’s eleventh annual college scholarship recipient. Chosen from a large field of highly qualified applicants, Warren demonstrated a great knack for balancing the academic rigors and extracurriculars with her commitment to helping others. She’ll …

Geauga Consumer Connection Show Offers Consumer Favorites

| Published on April 24, 2013

Middlefield -  Consumers can indulge in two of their favorite hobbies at the Geauga Consumer Connection show: eating and shopping. And all for FREE. This popular show, scheduled for Wednesday, May 8 from 4:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Middlefield Market on Nauvoo Road, features scores of Geauga County businesses …

Tasty Event for Quilters Mixes in Some Spring Fun!

| Published on March 23, 2013

Nine Northeast Ohio quilt shop owners have come together to offer a ‘taste’ of their craft to attendees of the Quilters’ Fling “Sweet Treats Quilt Shop Hop.”  The eighth annual hop is themed “Strips and Dips” and will focus on narrow batik fabric strips, and dip recipes to sample.
The Sweet …

Middlefield Mayor Ben Garlich to Present the “State of Village”

| Published on March 8, 2013

Middlefield – The Middlefield Chamber of Commerce invites all to a luncheon with Middlefield mayor, Ben Garlich.
When Ben Garlich took over as mayor of Middlefield Village on Jan. 1, 2012, his primary goal was to build the economic base of this community.
Under Mayor Garlich’s leadership, the Village of Middlefield now …

It’s Chili Cook-Off Time!

| Published on February 6, 2013

Middlefield – Looking for an inexpensive outing to beat the winter shivers?  Middlefield Market’s annual Chili Cook-Off provides a day of warm entertainment to fit any budget!
Admission is free into the Pavilion where the doors open to the public at 11:30am Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Live musical entertainment will be …

Roadhouse Music helps local Hunger Task Force with Free Guitar Restrings

| Published on October 22, 2012

Middlefield – Musicians who are interested in helping the many people in the local community affected by the recession can now benefit from their helping hand. Roadhouse Music is teaming up with the Independent Music Store Owners Group and SIT strings for their fourth annual Food for Strings food drive. …

Best Selling Author Coming to Middlefield

| Published on November 7, 2011

Middlefield – Mary Ellis, bestselling author of Amish fiction, will sign books at Sparrow Christian Bookshop on Friday, Nov. 18 from 2-4 p.m.
Mary grew up close to the northeastern Ohio, Amish community in Geauga County, where her parents often took her to farmer’s markets and woodworking fairs. She loved the …

Trybus is 2011 Chapman Award Winner

| Published on October 14, 2011

Middlefield – Mrs. Mona J. Trybus of Middlefield has been named the 2011 recipient of the prestigious Chapman Award. Each year, the Geauga County Library Foundation bestows this award on an individual who, through his or her actions, has best promoted the interests of reading and books.
Mrs. Trybus’ devotion to …

Car Show Raises Funds For Shop With A Cop

| Published on October 14, 2011

The Middlefield Police and Fire Departments held the second annual “Middlefield Car Show” event as a fund raiser for the “Shop with a Cop” program. The event was well attended and raised as $4,955.
The “Shop with a Cop” program is a unique program that provides resources for Middlefield area children …

Roadhouse Music Brings The Wonder Of Music To Middlefield

| Published on September 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 statistics show that students who are in band tend to do better in their other classes and are more likely to stay in school.  There are …

“Pirates of the Caribbean” Musician Returns to Geauga County

| Published on September 10, 2011

Middlefield – Pirate Musician Joshua Nelson will be performing at the Ye Olde State Renaissance Faire at Settlers’ Village in Middlefield on September 10, 11, 17 and 18.
Nelson was born and raised in the small town of Burton before moving to Los Angeles, but his alter-ego Rillian Rauchbach has led …

Middlefield Wheelchair Collection

| Published on August 27, 2011

Middlefield – On Saturday Aug. 27, 2011, the Sparrow Christian Bookshop in Middlefield will be collecting manual wheelchairs, canes, crutches, and walkers for the Joni and Friend’s, Wheelchairs for the World program, between the hours of 9 a.m. 2 p.m.   Since 1994, the Wheels for the World ministry has presented …

The Craft Cupboard in Middlefield Meets Crafter’s Needs

| Published on August 27, 2011

Middlefield – Entrepreneur Magazine on-line published an article entitled “Crafting: A Silver Lining in a Tough Economy.1”  Although the article was published in 2009, much of its information rings true today.  It explains how a bad economy brings out the inner crafter in many people.  It is a well-known fact …

Settlers’ Ye Old State Renaissance Faire

| Published on August 21, 2011

Middlefield – Have fun at Settlers’ Village Ye Old State Renaissance Faire on Saturday and Sunday September 10, 11, 17 and 18 at 14279 Old State Rd. Middlefield Ohio. Pirates, Celtic Highlanders, Mother Goose and more will invade Settlers’ Village of Shops for two weekends. The Faire will feature live …

Bluegrass Festival At Ridgeview

| Published on July 23, 2011

Middlefield – Ridgeview Farm is pleased to announce a Blue Grass Festival on  Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 5488 Kinsman Rd, Middlefield, OH  44062.  The farm is located on State Route 87 in Mesopotamia Township, 3 1?2 miles east of Middlefield.  The music will start 1 p.m. and run until …

Sparrow Christian Bookshop Presents ~ The Gospel Echoes Quartet

| Published on July 23, 2011

Middlefield – You are invited to come and listen to The Gospel Echoes Quartet in concert on Sunday, July 24 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 21 at 6 p.m.
Bring a friend, a lawn chair and be ready for a wonderful, relaxing evening of good old tunes under the open …

Middlefield Market Has A Lot to Offer This Memorial Day

| Published on May 28, 2011

Middlefield – Are you looking for something different to do this Memorial Day?  Middlefield Market offers the thrill of a live auction, the slower pace of walking the flea market and a great place to get a really good meal all while saving money.  Middlefield Market is located at 15848 …

EcoWater/Servisoft of Middlefield Celebrates Customer Appreciation Day

| Published on May 20, 2011

Burton – EcoWater/Servisoft of Middlefield is celebrating their seventh annual Customer Appreciation Day and Open House on Saturday, June 4th from 9 am until 2 pm.  They are located at 14299 Kinsman Road in Burton, just one mile east of Burton Square.  This year will mark their 46th year in …

Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen Celebrates Women

| Published on May 20, 2011

Middlefield – To honor  women, Mary Yoder’s Amish Kitchen is planning a special event just for women. Ladies in all walks and areas of life are invited to join us for the Ladies’ Tea & Treasure event on Friday, June 3rd, at 4:00 pm.  You will enjoy a buffet luncheon which …

A “High Flying” Thank You

| Published on March 20, 2011

Middlefield – On February 26 the Middlefield Police Department and CWE Championship Wrestling Experience teamed up for fun filled night of “High Flying”, “Hard Knocks” and “Total Excitement”. The wrestling event was a fund raiser for the Middlefield Police Department’s “Shop with a Cop” program. CWE promoter  Kyle Terreri and …

Area Wrestlers Represent Northeast Ohio In Columbus (Photo Gallery)

| Published on March 12, 2011

Columbus – Area wrestlers did a fantastic job in representing northeast Ohio and their respective high schools in Columbus last week.
Leading the way were the Crestwood Red Devils who qualified a school record seven wrestlers.  After finishing second in the Akron Firestone district the week before, head coach Dave Wrobel …

Vinny’s Brings the Taste of Italy to Middlefield

| Published on March 6, 2011

Middlefield – Vinny’s Authentic Italian Eatery located at 15620 West High Street in Middlefield is sure to please any lover of Italian food.  Vinny’s offers its patrons mouth-watering Italian cuisine at a very reasonable price.  You can expect good, fresh food as well as friendly service.  Their hours are Tuesday …

Cardinal Local Schools Special Election

| Published on January 8, 2011

A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2011.
Those residents of Geauga County residing in the Cardinal Local School District who would like to vote an absentee ballot should make arrangements now.
In order to request an absentee ballot for the Election, registered voters must fill out an absentee …

Geauga Libraries Restore Hours

| Published on January 8, 2011

Because of voter support in November, the Geauga County Public Library system will reinstate opening at 9:00 a.m. six days a week at Bainbridge,   Chardon, Geauga West, and Middlefield libraries beginning January 3. Sunday hours remain 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Story-time classes continue, and additional programs for school-age children, …

Christmas in the Country

| Published on December 4, 2010

Middlefield – Come visit Vancura Gallery at 14279 Old State Road, Middlefield during our 4th annual Christmas in the Country on Friday and Saturday December 3rd and 4th and 10th and 11th. The lineup this year includes: Amish feather painter Ben Miller, music duo Amy Timco and her father Jeff …

Live Christmas Performances at Sparrow Christian in Middlefield

| Published on December 3, 2010

Middlefield – Celebrate Christ’s coming at Sparrow Christian Bookshop in Middlefield during the month of December.
The Church Boys will perform in the shop on the evening of Friday, Dec. 3rd from 6pm to 8pm. The Church Boys are a local quartet and will perform many Christmas and gospel favorites.
On the …

Amish Business Spotlight: Amish Home Craft & Bakery

| Published on November 12, 2010

Middlefield – If you are looking for a unique place to buy locally-made, handcrafted gift items, you need to stop by Amish Home Craft & Bakery.  They are located at 16860 Kinsman Road in Middlefield, just 1 1?2 miles east of downtown Middlefield.  Their regular hours are Monday through Saturday …

Geauga County Public Library Conducts Community Forums

| Published on November 3, 2010

Geauga County – The Geauga County Public Library Board of Trustees will be holding open public forums throughout the county shortly after Election Day, November 2.  Members of the public are invited to comment about what library services need to be funded in the 2011 library budget and beyond.  This …