When many people hear the word “parents,” they picture a couple in their forties... not a couple in their seventies. The reality is that 6% of kids today live in households headed up by grandparents – a parenting situation...
Mantua - Starting this Friday, September 11th, the festival that almost didn’t happen this year definitely WILL be happening. Although as recently as April, the annual festival’s future was in peril when it was discovered that former committee members...
Sign-ups For Youth Volleyball Sept 10, 14-17 Registration dates for the Garrettsville YMCA Youth Volleyball are Sept 10 & 14th-17th from 5-9pm at YMCA. Cost: Members $40, Program members $45 and Community Members $60. Youth volleyball will be a six week...
Nelson Twp. – Township officials present at the first Nelson Township trustee meeting, held Wednesday, September 2nd, were Fiscal Officer John David Finney; Trustees Joe Leonard, Mike Elias, and Tom Matota; Anne Mae VanDerHoeven, Chuck Vanek, and Michelle Cmunt. After...
Hiram - At the last meeting of the Hiram Village Council, Chief Bill Byers reported that the Hiram Fire Department has received a grant of $14,250 from  the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)...
The August 31, 2015 meeting of the Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary Club heard from a rock-star of the world of extreme rowers, Katie Spotz, who in a marathon 70-day adventure rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, from Africa to South America—alone!  There...
Windham Twp. - The Windham Township Trustees met for their monthly meeting on August 13th at 6:00pm at the Windham Township Town Hall with all trustees and fiscal officer present. The regular meeting had been rescheduled from August 6th...
Mantua -  It has now been officially determined that Mantua Center School is indeed structurally safe and basically built like a fortress, putting to rest a topic that has been the focus of debate in recent years.  Mantua Township...
Newton Falls - The City Park of the small town was invaded by quacks in the name of charity on Saturday as community members gathered at the crossroads of Center and Quarry Streets to support a good cause. Dozens...

Ever since  that piece about plastic surgery and the aestheticians who keep having the gall to send me email about how they can get me a “Facelift Miracle”(as if I needed such a thing), I’ve been noticing a number...
Before retirement begins, gather what you need. Put as much documentation as you can in one place, for you and those you love. It could be a password-protected online vault; it could be a file cabinet; it could be...
The entire staff of Facet Salon and Day Spa along with Rescue Village of the Geauga Humane Society want to thank all who supported our Second Annual Doggy Dip this past Saturday. All  of the proceeds from this event will...