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Gene Steele Pemberville, Ohio  When you live by yourself, you develop habits and living styles that don't align with the Ozzie & Harriet's. And so it came to be that my house did not...

Brown Sugar Cake with Cranberry Buttercream Frosting

With the holidays quickly approaching, I have special, pretty foods on my mind.  Presenting a beautiful cake makes my guests, and me, happy.  Plus, who doesn’t like a cake?   This multi layer cake...

CLASSIC MOVIES: White Christmas (1954)

Photo by Christina Winter on Unsplash In 1942, Bing Crosby sang Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” in the film “Holiday Inn.” It became the best selling single of all time, with over 50 million...

Fill a shoebox with gifts for needy children

Photo by Glodi Miessi on Unsplash The international relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is looking for a few shoeboxes— and area residents ready to help brighten the lives of needy children. The group is collecting...

Make it a Hoen’s holiday and decorate your own wreath

Hoen’s Garden Center is offering the chance to put your own handmade spin on a Fraser Fir wreath. Holiday Wreath Workshops will be held at Hoen’s on Tuesday-Thursday, December 1, 2, and 3,...

EDITOR’S NOTE – November 2020

Dear Readers, In this, our last issue for 2020, I’m thinking about a year dominated by Covid-19 - births, deaths, schools, jobs, elections, social activities.  I have maintained a positive attitude with my...

Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (1944)

Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress (1944) PHOTO CREDIT: Joseph Blosser. Used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license. This stirring documentary tells the story of the “final mission” of the crew...

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Good things to do for Others

Tape a couple of dollar bills to a vending machine Buy a meal for a stranger at a restaurant. Let the person inline behind you go...

Know a caregiver that deserves pampering?

Nominate your candidate to win prizes from local businesses by Caregivers360, a local nonprofit organization that recognizes caregivers having “the passion to help those...