11th Annual J.A. Garfield Reunion Reserve Your Spot! The 11th annual James A. Garfield Alumni Reunion will be held at the James A. Garfield Elementary School on September 17, 2016. A buffet dinner will be provided by Guido’s Catering of Ravenna....
Mantua - At their last meeting, council welcomed Mantua residents Trish and Scott Snider, local philanthropists behind the Hero’s Rock charity. The couple asked Mayor Linda Clark and council members to help decorate the  horses with red and blue...
CASA for KIDS of Geauga County, a juvenile court-based child advocacy program announced their CASA of the Year award at the program’s annual appreciation event held at Welshfield Inn, on May 5. The 2016 recipient of the award, Jeanette Poole,...
The Portage County Charity Horse show committee Member Barrie Forman delivered the donation from the 56th annual fund raising horse show to Noah’s Lost Ark in Berlin Center, Ohio. The other recipients were: Hattie Larlham Foundation, Last Chance Corral...
Hartville - If you’ve ever wished for a place to get in touch with your inner Willy Wonka, then you’ll want to plan a trip to Cocoa Concepts in nearby Hartville. That’s because at Cocoa Concepts, the company behind...
Garfield quarterback and life-long Dallas Cowboys fan, Dalton Fall has made it to the last round of the All-American Super Combine June 25&26 in Arlington Texas. The combine is a part of the Blue-grey All-American Bowl. Dalton was nominated for...
This summer Friendship Alliance Church will celebrate 20 years of hosting an annual soccer camp.  The camp, originally known as “On Goal Soccer”, began at Settler’s Park in Bainbridge Township in 1997.  After the first few years, the name...
Garrettsville - Kim Kohli and Mallory-DeHaven-Carlson Funeral Home are hosting a FREE community-wide workshop covering Medicaid qualification rules and asset preservation on Thursday June 9th at 6:30 pm. “This is a topic that is so important to understand. Many families...
And so it’s June for the Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary Club.  Here’s the lowdown on their official business. Stew Buchanan from Akron, District 6630 official public crier, brought announcements concerning Baseball Night for Rotary with the Cleveland Indians on July 29 and...
Hiram - At the last Village Council meeting, Portage County Treasurer Brad Cromes presented information on the county’s Home Improvement Program. Through this special program, financial institutions can provide low-interest rate loans to eligible borrowers for the purpose of...

Here’s a news flash : Tbilisi, Georgia (the former Soviet Union region, not the Peachtree State): “Sausage-wielding extremists” (There’s a phrase to ponder, right?) invade a vegan café –Café Kiwi--during a film festival in the neighborhood and proceeded to fling ...
Garrettsville Summerfest 2016 Grand Marshall is Bob Russell. Mr. Russell has lived in Garrettsville his entire life, all 77 years. He graduated in 1956 with 38 classmates. He was in the last graduating class from Park Avenue School. Bob and...