Turnabout is fair play.
I have been quizzing my son, Ryan, for quizzes and spelling tests for several years.
This year, I get to quiz my son, Ethan, as well.
As a first-grader, Ryan really liked this time with me. He also felt very grown up having homework and tests to study for at school. The older he […]
Turnabout is fair play.
By Traci Arbios, herdingsquirrels.com
On the very first day of the very first month of this brand new year, I stepped on my home scale and let loose a wail of disgust that could be heard clear to Selma.
EIGHT POUNDS! I had snicked and snacked my way through the holidays and on up the scale by […]
OLMSTED FALLS – Memo to pep bands, cheerleaders, clock operators and parents: If Olmsted Falls and Midpark are on the schedule, making plans after the game probably isn’t a very good idea.
The Bulldogs and Meteors on Friday night followed up an Olmsted Falls overtime win Dec. 11 with a classic: Midpark erased a 13-point […]
LAGRANGE – Jimmy Reid has a habit of making a difference in close games. They say old habits die hard, and that’s just fine with Keystone fans.
He did it again Friday night, which is good because Oberlin, fresh off a 30-point thumping by Wellington, came to play. And while Oberlin was in a position to […]
WESTLAKE – If Westlake thought it had a chance to get back into Friday night’s game by fouling Avon Lake, the Shoremen proved how futile that strategy was.
Avon Lake hit 20 of 22 free throws to put away the Demons 55-38 in a Southwestern Conference game. The Shoremen went 16-of-18 from the foul line […]
MENTOR – It was another long bus ride to a North Coast League opponent Friday night for Elyria Catholic, and Panthers coach Alan Januzzi was worried about how his team would respond at the start of the game.
There was no need for concern though, as the Panthers looked energized and went toe to toe with […]
When you’re a kid, and you grow up with a certain iconic brand, sometimes you think it’s the only brand there is. Later in life, we find there are others that may be just as good or better, but none can replace the original in our fond memories.
I thought all soup was Campbell’s Soup. All […]
MEDINA — An Ashland man who was convicted of entering a friend’s home while armed with a gun was sentenced to five years in prison Friday.
In November, a jury found Matthew Hartman, 40, guilty of aggravated burglary, a first-degree felony.
Hartman and his lawyer Marilyn Cramer filed motions for acquittal earlier this month that claimed several […]
SHEFFIELD LAKE – Sheffield Lake Mayor John Piskura said Friday he is considering throwing his hat in the ring for county commissioner.
“I’ve not committed just yet,” Piskura said. “I think the county needs help, and I think I have enough experience that I can contribute and actually do some good.”
Piskura, also a Bay […]
ELYRIA – Lorain County Auditor Mark Stewart and Lorain Mayor Tony Krasienko said Friday they are pleased county Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Betleski approved an agreement they hope will resolve a long-running dispute over controversial tax abatements in Lorain.
“We’re extremely happy here,” Stewart said. “I was with the mayor of Lorain when we heard […]