Edward John Novotny of Nelson Twp., OH

Edward John Novotny, age 82, passed away Thursday, February 16, 2017. He was born November 8, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio to Edward and...

Dorothy Doretta (Harris) Brady of Garrettsville, OH

Dorothy Doretta (Harris) Brady, 93, of Garrettsville, passed away surrounded by her loving family on February 17, 2017. She was born on September...

Vincent “Vince” Shahan of Ravenna, OH

Vincent “Vince” Shahan, 56, of Ravenna, passed away on February 14, 2017. He was born on November 24, 1960 in Ravenna, Ohio to...

Upcoming Community Events – Week of February 24th

Kindergarten Registration Time! The James A. Garfield School District is now taking reservations for Kindergarten registration for children that will turn age 5 before August...

Soap Box Derby Car Clinic in Shalersville

The Portage County Soap Box Derby will be hosting ”Introduction to Soap Box Derby Racing” race clinic. The date is March 11, 2017. The...

Change Bandits Strike Again!

Mantua - Three young ladies at Crestwood Intermediate School are up to their old tricks again. But their antics won’t be getting them in...

Learn How to Fight Fire with Laser Extinguisher Training

Garrettsville - Fire is a very real danger at home, at work or along the highway. Cooking, cigarettes, wood stoves, propane heaters, and other...

“Honesty is the best policy.”

I had always thought this oft-repeated nugget of advice from my father was fairly obvious. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell the truth, but of...

Cats Up To No Good

Well, it’s finally here! My sure-fire, brass-bound, copper-bottomed, iron-clad, nickel-plated, sterling silver, gold standard (Had enough of the metallics?) opportunity to live in...

Unlikely Friends Saved in Double Rescue

When Dan O’Grady of Akron, a truck driver, passed the little dog abandoned on the side of the highway in Jacksonville, FL, he couldn’t...