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Crestwood Students Celebrate Peace

Crestwood Students Celebrate Peace

Across the world, many nations are engaged in political conflicts. At the same time, millions of paper pinwheels emblazoned with childrens’ messages of peace and hope spin worldwide, in places like South America, the Middle East, and even Mantua, Ohio. Last Friday, Crestwood students from kindergarten through grade five planted hand-made pinwheels at Crestwood Intermediate & Primary Schools to…

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Car Cruise Benefits “Shop With A Cop”

Car Cruise Benefits “Shop With A Cop”

Hiram– The Hiram Police Department recently held its Annual Car Show that is a fund raiser for the “Shop with a Cop” program. Although the weather did not cooperate fully there was a great turnout for the event. Car enthusiasts came from as far as Wooster Ohio to show off their antique, vintage, muscle, hot rod cars. When folks learned that the car show was a fund raiser for the Shop with a Cop…

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Little Village Dedicates New Outdoor Classroom

Little Village Dedicates New Outdoor Classroom

Hiram– Little Village Early Learning Center at Hiram Christian Church celebrated the dedication of their new outdoor classroom and playground on September 16, 2014 at 4:30PM.  The ribbon cutting was a culmination of months of planning, cooperation and coordination between Little Village and its many partners, including Hiram College, Kiwanis of the Western Reserve and Hiram Village as well as…

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Library Receives Hiram Community Trust Grant

Library Receives Hiram Community Trust Grant

Garrettsville– Portage County District Library announces that it has received a grant from the Hiram Community Trust to coordinate a makerspace within the Garrettsville Library. Funds have been used to purchase materials and supplies for the makerspace. A makerspace is a creative space where community members can gather to create and share ideas. The library’s makerspace will feature creative…

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What can your wine tell you?

What can your wine tell you?

Last weekend I had the chance to try an excellent Vidal Blanc white wine. Everything about it was perfect – the nose, the color, the taste and the finish. In fact, if I would have judged this wine just on the color, I would have assumed someone poured me a glass of water, it was so clear. Unfortunately someone in our party was disappointed that the color was so clear and felt that it might have…

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This Is How We Roll - Bowling Roundup

This Is How We Roll – Bowling Roundup

Another bowling season has begun and the youth bowlers are already making their mark.  There will be some names you recognize and some new names as we begin another year of reporting their Saturday morning scores.

Lauren Sanchez started off the year with a bang!  Lauren had her first 500 series on the first week of bowling, a 526 with games of 179, 191 and 156.  But then on week two she had her…

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You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Ya know…ya can’t make this stuff up.

Some dude, a financier with AGI Capital in San Francisco named Jesse Herzog, has come up with something that he calls the “Suitsy”, which is a “onesie”—familiar to the parents-of-infants crowd—for adults, specifically, adult male business-types.  He claims it will appeal to guys who appreciate “class, convenience and comfort”. “Imagine looking professional but…

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Alumni Banquet — A Good Time

Alumni Banquet — A Good Time

Should auld acquaintance be forgot?

Nah.  Come to the  James A. Garfield Alumni Banquet and remember all that good old stuff with good old friends AND good food .  Yup.  It was a good one.

The organizing committee members—Helen Louise Paul Bouts, Elaine Lange Duffield, Ruth Becks Herrington, Bonnie Ball Oliver, Kit Younker Semplak, Judy Davison Toth, Carolyn Lange Unaitis, Sherri Seals Collins,…

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Experience the Outdoors

Off Limits Canoeing.

Sat. Oct. 4, 1-3:30 pm. Bass Lake, a natural glacial lake near Chardon, is a new preserve of the Geauga Parks. Bass Lake, the headwaters of the Chagrin River, is closed to the general public and is the home of several rare species including nesting bald eagles and the” rarest of the rare” the native Ohio Brook Trout. Sighting bald eagle is guaranteed.  The shoreline edge…

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College Hosts Intellectual Property Workshops

College Hosts Intellectual Property Workshops

Hiram  – Northeast Ohio entrepreneurs are invited to join Hiram College’s Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship for several entrepreneurship workshops this semester. The workshops are designed to encourage members of Hiram College and the greater Cleveland community to explore and develop their original ideas

The first of these workshops, Intellectual Property, will take place from 3-5 p.m. on…

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