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Villager-Cover-Preview-03202015
Publication Date: March 20, 2015

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Garrettsville – Everything changed on March 22, 2014. Like the day the music died, that date altered local history irreversibly. The Great Garrettsville Fire ripped through the Buckeye Block on Main Street, taking with it 14 businesses, a once-familiar skyline, and 160 years of history.

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Villager-Cover-Preview-03132015
Publication Date: March 13, 2015

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Not long ago, a boy from Garrettsville was making his way through James A. Garfield Schools. He loved the arts but was generally bored with classes. “I would rather draw on my homework than do it,” he now recalls. That boy was Christopher (“Topher”) Putnam, class of 2009. Today, he co-owns PutnamStern Enterprises, Inc., an animation/mixed media production house in Southfield, Michigan. His new animated educational children’s show, Bug Bites, has been purchased by American Public Television. The series is poised to air on television networks internationally.

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Villager-Cover-Preview-03062015
Publication Date: March 6, 2015

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Hiram – Three Hiram College students traveled to Columbus on Wednesday (February 25) to meet with key legislators and staffers in the Statehouse.  Hiram Senior Su Latt and Juniors Laura Baskin and Jacob Vaughan spoke about the importance of the Ohio College Opportunity Grant, a need-based grant provided by the state government to help students attend college.

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Villager-Cover-Preview-02272015
Publication Date: February 27, 2015

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Nelson Twp. – By its third anniversary, Nelson-Garrettsville Community Cupboard has tripled in size and has operated from three different locations. Despite losing everything in the Buckeye Block fire nearly a year ago, NGCC is still expanding and foresees a return to downtown Garrettsville before it celebrates its next birthday.

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Villager-Cover-Preview-02202015
Publication Date: February 20, 2015

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Garrettsville – To celebrate Valentine’s Day and spotlight the love tales shelved among the library’s stacks, the Garrettsville branch hosted its second annual free wedding event held on what is widely considered the most romantic of weekends. Unlike other usual area experiences which typically feature a day of showcasing local vendors specializing in flowers, invitations, photography and formal wear, the festivities at the library were actual nuptials, legally binding participating couples through simple civil ceremonies.

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