Garrettsville - Congrats to Garfield’s two state champs Edie Svonavec and Lauren Jones in this year’s track and field competition down in Columbus.
Garrettsville - On or around June 1st of every year, children begin to realize summer break is quickly approaching for the James A. Garfield Schools. After nine long months of exerting academic rigor, athletic competition, artistic prowess and community service, our students gain a little extra energy as the end of the school year nears. While our students are excited for the long summer break, our staff begins to take an emotional roller coaster ride. They are excited to begin planning another year with students, but are sad to see a group of familiar students move to the next grade. They are inspired by the speeches of our graduating seniors, but feel a brief sense of emptiness as the seniors walk out our doors for the final time. Whether you are a student or staff member, the one common feeling we all share is a sense of pride in what we have accomplished this year. Here is a quick glance in the 2014/15 rearview mirror...
Garrettsville - Last Saturday (May30, 2015) was full of it…and it was all good…except the part that got cancelled because of the threatening thunderstorms…which snapped, crackled and popped all over the area on a very indeterminate schedule--rolling thunder in...
Windham - It has been a busy few months at Windham Schools, as individuals announced their retirement or resignation, leaving the board the daunting task of filling the positions. In April, the board accepted the resignations of Craig Alderman, head...
I knew that I misplaced something. The Associated Press recently reported that nine—count ‘em, NINE—brains had been found alongside a railroad track near Gouverneur, northern New York state.  Authorities said not to worry. Well, I won’t but it seems like...
Should your refund be spent? In 2014, more than 109 million tax filers received federal tax refunds, with the average refund at $2,792. What happens to that money?1 According to H&R Block’s Tax Institute, little of it is saved or...
Tell you what….  Let’s have everyone who says, “Why don’t they…(whatever it is about the rebuilding needed on Garrettsville’s Main St.) or “They need to…(suggestions for operations to be carried out to restore Main St.) or “They ought to…(directions...
Hiram - The Cleveland Clinic Critical Care Transport team and the Hiram Fire Department recently held a Trauma Training Day in Hiram. Over the course of the day, Cleveland Clinic helicopters landed at key locations in Hiram, as flight...
Ravenna - University Hospitals has completed all actions necessary for the full integration of Robinson Health System into the UH health system effective June 1. “Together we have new and exciting opportunities to serve the residents of Portage County and...
Business as usual at the June 1, 2015 meeting of the Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary Club. The group decided to continue holding their annual Reverse Raffle/Steak Fry Fundraiser at SugarBush Golf Club; this year’s date will be the first Thursday in November,...
Hiram - On May 23rd. the Hiram Police Department kicked off the national campaign known as “Click it or Ticket”. Officers of the Hiram Police handed out vouchers at the intersection of Garfield Road and Wakefield Road.
Garrettsville - Garrettsville Summerfest will be held June 26-28th and will once again have an array of music that will satisfy most music lovers. The event of the summer boasts three stages of music playing throughout the entire weekend.