The month of March certainly has made statement so far – snow, ice, rain, sun; the weather sure has been difficult to handle. However now that Spring is here, I am hopeful that the worst is behind us. Unfortunately,...
Twentieth Century Club has had two meetings in March with the programs switched from one to the other. Confused?, we were not!. On March 3rd we were at Mary Furillo’s home (as nice as always) with Margaret Clapp co-hosting. Does everyone remembers...

Green things are appearing here and there about the estate.  Except for the crocuses--or is it croci, plural, you know--most of these items are a mystery to me.  No, I lied; I recognize the snowdrops too.  Pity they had...
Over the last few weeks this has been a frequent question at the Newton Falls Public Library. “What happened to the recycling bins which used to be by the Community Center?” Our staff confessed we didn’t know, but we...
Now that the High School bowling season is completed, the Teen Texas Shoot-Out League has begun.  A number of good scores have been posted already – Howie (Taz) Moore started the first week with a 611 series and followed...
Emotions run high regarding Ohio Senate Bill 5, by which Ohio Governor John Kasich and fellow Republicans propose to cut costs by restricting public employees’ right to collective bargaining. The proposed limits would affect about 350,000 public workers in...
Garrettsville - The Portage County Engineer’s office is responsible for safety and maintenance for the two bridges on Liberty Street. The County Engineers have closed the Liberty Street Bridge between Center St and Park Ave. and the sidewalk/bridge near Water...
The James A. Garfield High School Hall of Fame returns.  Honorees in this year’s class total six, with one a holdover from a previous flight who will finally face the music (Fight Song, anyone?)after being deferred  from a previous...
West Farmington - Caraline Nelson, daughter of John & Diane Nelson, of Burton, Ohio, was installed to lead the W. Farmington Rainbow Assembly #116 of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls during its spring term as Worthy...
Hiram - The Planning and Zoning Commission met on March 1st  at 7 p.m. A motion to support Village Council’s Amendment of Ordinance # 2011-01 was offered and passed by the Commission. Village Zoning Inspector Dominic Gualtieri was asked...
Newton Falls - On the first day of spring, council members gathered briefly at the community center for the second regular meeting of March. All officials were present with the exception of Councilwoman Johnson and Councilman Luonuonsuu who were...
Hiram - AVI Fresh and Hiram College are excited to announce the inaugural Platinum Chef Ohio, Battle for the Buckeye State.  Five colleges and universities; Hiram College, Kenyon College, Malone University, Tiffin University and the University of Mount Union;...