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Newton Falls - The Newton Falls High School Drama Department will present the comedy “The Last Gladiator”, by Martin Follose, Friday and Saturday, November 19th & 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  The cost is $5.00 at the door. The story takes place in ancient Rome, but you’ve never seen Rome like this before!  While the emperor is away at war with most of the men of the city, playful peasants fill the market place while the princess searches in vain for a husband.  If she can’t find a suitable match, her father has decreed she must marry the last gladiator standing in the upcoming games.  That’s the last thing this headstrong, intelligent feminist leader wants!  Greedy, power crazed Senator Altilis deviously schemes to get her out of the empire’s affairs by moving the day of the gladiator games up, burdening the princess with planning her dreaded...

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Garrettsville - Garrettsville Village Council wrestled with the pros and cons of either demolishing or repairing the Irwin Hardware Building, with several members initially hesitant to allocate public monies for a privately-owned building. Despite the controversy, detractors had to agree that the privately-owned building has become a very public hazard, due to its deterioration in the heart of the business district. Village Council had no choice but to act before winter weather set in and caused even more structural damage. “It’s in the whole town’s best interest,” says Council President Rick Patrick. “This is a good plan. Even if we had decided to tear down the building, it would have cost the village at least $100,000 --- then what? Just leave a gaping hole on historic Main Street? If this building came down, the whole block would go down with it.” Speaking of historic Main Street, council members and contractors rediscovered...