What’s deer hunting season without a few good Hubby stories?
One of the agonies of being a news reporter is that people often believe you know everything that’s going on everywhere in the county as soon as it happens.
When you think about addiction recovery, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the luxury rehab centers you see in movies or on celebrity Instagram feeds. But most people can’t afford to drop everything and spend a month or more in an inpatient center, much less afford the price tag…
Have you ever watched HGTV where couples work happily together on a home improvement project? They have fun, laugh at each other and seemingly are more in love than ever.
In the movie, “What About Bob?” when the character Bob Wiley is asked why he’s getting a divorce, responds, “There are two types of people in this world: those who like Neil Diamond and those who don’t.”
As more and more people get their COVID vaccinations, family members — the good, the bad and the ugly — are getting back together for the first time in months.
Ever since journalists started working from home in large numbers, they’ve begun adopting pets and, inevitably, writing about them. No problem there. I’ve worked from home since the 1980s, and caring for domestic animals has long been among my ruling passions.
According to a new report from The Washington Post, America’s corporations have committed “at least” $49.5 billion to the cause of “racial justice” since the George Floyd murder last year riveted our national attention on race.
It took two minutes and eleven seconds to change the course of Cleveland sports history. The Cleveland Indians announced their name change to the Guardians on Friday morning in a video released on social media.
My only grandchild, my delightful granddaughter turns 20 today. I don’t even know what to do with that number. It means I’m old, like really old. And yet, I remember exactly where I was when I turned 20: at Kent State Ashtabula, taking classes for a journalism degree.
With COVID behind us and cruises ahead, Hubby and I spent the other night reminiscing about past cruises, including our unforgettable stop in Ochos Rio, Jamaica, about 12 years ago.
Faithful readers may recall Hubby and I are having a contest to see who can grow the biggest and best pumpkin to enter in the Ashtabula County Fair.
Facebook’s Oversight Board has both applauded and admonished Facebook for clamping a gag order on former President Trump the day after his supporters laid siege to the national Capitol.
Voltaire, the 18th century French writer-philosopher, preferred an enlightened aristocracy to democracy yet he eloquently embraced one of the latter’s most sacred tenets, the right to free speech.
I was thinking about the COVID-19 toilet paper shortage when I recalled the day someone covered our lawn in tacky tissue.
You’re short of breath and having chest pains. The emergency room stabilizes you and sends you home with instructions to see a cardiologist immediately. When you call to schedule an appointment, you’re told the doctor can’t see you for three weeks and doesn’t accept your insurance.
Since last summer when I started writing this column I have been blessed with many emails and letters in the mail from past friends and several new folks who offer their ideas and suggestions about Conneaut and Ashtabula County.
There were many times, I’m sure, when my mother was disappointed in me, but one memory is seared into my brain like rice scorched into the bottom of a forgotten pot on the stove. Imagine it’s your mom’s favorite pot. The one she inherited from the good grandmother.
If you saw a little old lady swinging a large stick while chasing a fox Wednesday afternoon in Jefferson, don’t be alarmed. It was my mother, a passionate chicken owner.
Hasbro’s announcement this week about Mr. Potato Head was quickly sliced and diced. Days later, the toymaker is still getting mashed and roasted on social media.
The Blizzard of 1978 spoiled me. Two weeks of below-zero temperatures, arctic wind and somewhere between a buttload and a metric ton of snow was a dream for northeastern Ohio kids.
This Week's Circulars
Ronald V. karbacka (57) passed Nov. 28. Funeral service on 'Wednesday 7 p.m. Guerriero Funeral Home Ashtabula with burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery . Visitation before service from 4 to 7 P.M. Condolences at guerrierofuneralhome.com.
57, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021. Beloved mother to Mary Brown, Elizabeth Wright and Shawn Crites, grandmother to Kadence, Kensie, Keira, Alexander, Kyle and Haley. Per Mary's wishes no services will be held Full oituarywww.ducro.com.
- Police tie car used in Young Dolph's killing to 2nd shooting
- Ashtabula County Grand Jury Indictments
- Coroner: Two die from apparent drug overdoses
- Petros selected offensive player of year in 2021 season
- Buckeye closes schools all next week
- Historic coal dock dismantled
- Group asks commissioners to reject lodge takeover
- King earns Ashtabula County COY in girls soccer
- Boyfriend faces more charges after assault victim dies
- Deer gun season opens Monday