Get off your butt! Abandon your cell phone & grab your paddle -- Saturday, May 21st is River Day! Come and join the fun as Camp Hi Canoe Livery launches its 50th year with a Cuyahoga River Race.  This exciting...
Imagine a world where reading books was a crime. Fireman didn’t put out fires, but burned your books AND your house if you had a secret library. Ray Bradbury, author of the classic novel and play Fahrenheit 451 (the...
The students at Windham Junior and Senior High had a unique experience on Thursday, May 12th- all thanks to Ohio Means Jobs (OMJ) of Portage County. For the past 7 weeks, OMJ has worked with the Windham students on...
A 3-day trip has been planned to the Finger Lakes in New York on July 20-22. Included is the Belhurst Castle, the Çorning Museum of Glass, the Willard Memorial Chapel, Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion, a scenic lake cruise and...
Hiram - Once again, Hiram-based Communications Factory marketing firm has found an unusual way to reward a local student. This year, much to her surprise, Chardon High School senior Courtney Kernc became the Factory’s 2016 Scholarship winner. Instead of...
Garrettsville - Reading has been rewarded! James A. Garfield Elementary School just received a $1,000 donation toward its reading program, which helps students meet academic standards. Local State Farm Insurance agent Shannan Jursa made the gift available to Project...
“Mental health – it’s a good thing!” is the message the Mental Health & Recovery Board of Portage County is spreading this May for Mental Health Awareness. The term mental health refers to a positive state in which a person...
Garrettsville - After a review of Revenue, Cash Balance, and Income Tax Reports it was noted that according to existing records, there are approximately 400 ‘non-filers’ in the village for 2015 income taxes.  Income Tax Clerk Valerie McCullough stated...
Some of us will marry again in retirement. How many of us will thoroughly understand the financial implications that may come with tying the knot later in life? Many baby boomers and seniors will consider financial factors as they enter...
The Friends of the Library (Garrettsville Branch, Portage County District Library) met recently in the library’s meeting room (Where else?).  Tentative results of the week-long book sale were adjudged quite satisfactory and other prospective fund-raising ideas were discussed.  The...
On behalf of the ownership and management at SkyLanes I would like to sincerely apologize for the disparaging remark Sunday night that has hurt and angered many Windham residents. There have been many great families and people from Windham that...
Growing up we always knew summer was on its way when Aunt Ruth’s Potato Salad appeared. Aunt Ruth was Grandma Tr’ybls Granddaughter-in-law after marrying my Grandfathers brother. She would show up for the“Season”at graduations, wedding anniversaries (why did the...