Granted, I am biased, but I think Chagrin Falls is a pretty special place and guess what? USA Today readers agreed with me when they voted our village among the best small towns for shopping in the country!
When the word “what?” started coming out of my mouth way too often, I decided it was time to check in with an audiologist who checked my hearing and declared me a candidate for hearing aids.
Remember “the starter house?”
The heat is on state Rep. Thomas F. Patton, a Strongsville Republican, for his recent amendment to the transportation budget bill that would have killed a downtown Cleveland bike-lane project. Feeling the heat, Rep. Patton backed off his effort to prohibit the addition of bike lanes in the m…
Never say never – because as soon as you do, there will be an exception to the rule you stupidly vowed to obey even when it was you who thought it was a good idea.
Regular readers already know that yours truly has had the lifelong dream of being a standup comic, but let’s get real, at my age, that is pretty much destined to go unfulfilled. Plus, standing up for more than five minutes, and we’re looking for the nearest chair, so there’s that.
If you have been paying attention, then you are aware that, according to the folks in the White House, there has been enormous job growth in the past two years. That’s good news.
I can offer a few words of assurance for the enemies of true green energy who are in an uproar against the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency’s efforts to develop a regional Climate Action Plan. Don’t get your bowels in an uproar. The political leaders of Ohio have got your rears.
Devil or angel? Believe what you will about movie director Woody Allen, but one thing we should be able to agree upon is his ability to tell stories that strike a chord in his audiences. His 1977 Oscar-winning “Annie Hall” is a good example.
There is no lack of reading material around here. We’re talking signs, some good and some bad. The good ones give us necessary information. The bad ones make us wonder about the human condition.
We get to a certain point in life and figure all life’s questions have either been resolved to your satisfaction or they are no longer worth the effort to think about.
Regardless of whether some people in Geauga County like it, or even recognize it, their county is interconnected with neighboring Cuyahoga County. Of course, there are differences among counties, regardless of their situations, but neighbors have common interests.
We call it “winter.” But as a descriptor, that word just doesn’t do justice to this time of year.
Recent events on Capitol Hill put a magnified focus on a Republican Party divided between its extreme right-wing minority and its somewhat less right-wing majority. Yes, there’s still that other minority faction of good-old-fashioned conservative GOP members who could be dumped like former U…
“I resolve to stop telling lies,” said no one ever. Why? Because we all lie, and sometimes it is necessary.
The end is near. For 2022, that is.
This being the time of year to reflect on the past 12 months, I must say that the recent “return to my roots” has been most gratifying as well as reflective.
By now, everyone knows the famous newspaper editorial “Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus,” inspired by skeptical eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon, who, in a letter to the New York Sun, asked the paper to confirm or deny rumors that he did not exist.
This being the time of year for season’s greetings and such, I’d like to extend my good wishes for U.S. Rep. David P. Joyce, a Republican from South Russell, to serve his constituents and country for another two years.
For years – since becoming a senior citizen – I have read countless stories about how age has nothing to do with fashion choices.
I woke up the other morning and wondered whether I was woke. I knew I was awake but didn’t know if I was woke.
Hello, holiday gift givers! Sheila O. Shopper (SOS), here, ready to take on the season’s most mystifying task -- and we all know what that is, don’t we? What to get the person who has every disposable income item imaginable.
U.S. Rep. David P. Joyce, a Republican from South Russell, and I go back a long way. Soon after he became Geauga County prosecutor in 1988, I became editor of the Times newspapers.
It has been a busy week what with Thanksgiving festivities and all of the distractions that go with it like cooking, hosting, the endless football games, nonstop nibbling and perusing your junk mail advertising Black Friday sales.
Unlike most people in the media, from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal and from Fox News to MSNBC, I’m sick and tired of: Inflation. Inflation. Inflation. It seems that I can’t open up a daily newspaper or switch on the evening news without being exhorted that inflation is gobbl…