Bob snores. I can hear him across a room or in my lap.  He has a sort of combination wheeze and whistle. I’m not bringing this up to clue anybody in on my—virtually non-existent--love-life, I’m calling it to the attention of...
Geauga County  – Need a book, DVD, CD or magazine on the weekend? You’re in luck. The Geauga County Public Library is now open year round Sunday afternoons from 1 - 5 p.m. at Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West in...
A leading expert on groundwater protection is the featured speaker for the second annual Edith Chase Symposium in Kent on Friday, June 3, 7 p.m., at the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center. The 2016 symposium, “Before the Well...
The Friends of Melana 5k Run/1 Mile Walk Register Today! The Friends of Melana Foundation is organizing the 6th Annual Friends of Melana 5k run and 1 mile fun run/walk to be held on Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Garrettsville Summerfest....
Mantua - Renee Siperke discovered her love of creating beautiful artwork by first working with preschool-aged kids. The freedom in their work helped her to unleash her love of color, which is evident in the ‘reloved’ hand-painted vintage furniture...
Ravenna – Nearly half of Portage County taxpayers make property tax payments through their mortgage provider.  For most, that process is seamless – but for some, who have had their mortgages bought and sold by multiple providers, it can...
Mantua - At their last meeting, Village Council approved a special event request from Angie Hunter of the Mantua Potato Festival Committee to host a family-friendly film festival at Village Park. The free events would take place in the...
Garrettsville Summerfest is only two months away and all the events are coming together quite nicely.  One of the biggest events is the Friends of Melana (FOM) 5K run/walk as a fundraiser for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) Cancer...
What is the third most common language used in America today? After English and Spanish, it’s American Sign Language. With that in mind, It may be a  good idea to learn this language of hand positions and gestures. It...
Previously I explained how the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) made the decision to stop offering supplemental medical insurance to us retirees and, to assuage that decision, hired a firm we’ll call Firm XXX to help us all...
May 15 1 - 3pm Fun & Fitness Day Bring the Kids to the Garrettsville Village Park, 10482 South St, for Fun & Fitness Day with free activities 1pm-Safety Presentations -Garrettsville Fire & Police Departments 2pm-Ronald McDonald Show 2:45pm- 1 mile hike on the...
All of the lush green landscape surrounding him looked quite comfy indeed with plush pillows of grassy mounds piling up around Doodle Dog’s paws every which way he glanced. The blanket of patchwork posies reminded the puppy of his...