Newton Falls - Visitors to the local history room at the Newton Falls Public Library last Wednesday found they had a new path to take to get to their destination: a brightly colored, candy-laden trail guarded by characters both...
All of this talk about Champagne last week really put me into the holiday mood and the best way to celebrate the season was to go out and find some champagne to recommend for your holiday parties. I selected...
You might think that, with currently high unemployment rates, it will be an employer’s market forever. But, you would be wrong. Even today, as unemployment remains stubborn, some industries are having difficulties filling their job openings. Today, your industry could...
Since it is Christmas, we are shopping.  For most of us, that also means we do not have much money and so we shop with credit cards.  Some stores offer “zero interest” on a purchase or on a credit...
Lake Milton - The Lake Milton Browns Backers held their annual Food and Toy Drive on December 18, 2010 at the Dutch House in Lake Milton.  Club president Gary Rozhon indicated this was their biggest event ever.  Thirty six...
Garrettsville - James A. Garfield Intermediate School presented Carols and Choruses recently at their annual Christmas Concert. The 5th and 6th grade concert was under the direction of Mr. Gaither and had something for everyone. The concert started off with...
Portage County - Snow days are every school kid’s fantasy come true... until it’s time to make up for lost instructional time. Most area school districts have already exhausted their allowable cancellation days due to two major snow storms...
The first time Naturalist Services Director Diane Valen did one of these programs, a slideshow on Alaska, it drew a record-breaking 90 people. But that was back in the beginning, in the winter of 2006, before the popular Armchair Adventure...
Newton Falls - Monday night’s council meeting explored changes for the coming new year as the main topic of conversation. All officials were present and the floor of the forum was immediately turned over to two guest speakers. After the...
The state’s largest land conservancy is applauding the renewal of a federal tax incentive for private landowners – especially working family farmers – who protect their land with a voluntary conservation easement. Western Reserve Land Conservancy, which serves a 14-county...
Hiram - In planning and zoning matters it was earlier reported that the Commission has recommended that Hiram Village adjust its fees on par with other area community zoning permit fees. The new zoning fee schedule will be submitted...