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Newark: Mecca to Ohio’s Moundbuilders

Visit in April to see the Octagon Earthworks Visitors to the Octagon Earthworks near Newark in Licking County can explore the National Historic Landmark four times this year without the risk of being hit by a...

More hiking tips for kids

Editor’s note: Our “Woods, Waters and Wildlife” story on page 32 of our April issue focuses on tips for how to get your children hiking. Here are a few more as well as the favorite hikes of Jeff...

Survive and Thrive!

Tip 4: Run a Mile (or Two!) Before you read this article, I feel the need to make a full confession. My (ahem — baby) sister has challenged me to run a half marathon with her later this year. I...

The Hayes Easter Egg Roll continues a tradition started in 1878

During one of his daily strolls about Washington, D.C., in the spring of 1878, President Rutherford B. Hayes came upon a group of unhappy children, upset that they had nowhere to roll their Easter...

Echoes in Time Theatre presents The Amherst Train Wreck

On March 29, 1916, at roughly 3:45 a.m., a speeding train plowed into two other trains that had collided in the town of Amherst in Lorain County, near Lake Erie, as part of one of the worst train wrecks in...

Ohio’s Iditarod connection

The relatively mild winter this year in Ohio would hardly make a person think about dog sledding. Yet Ohio does have a connection with the famed Iditarod sled dog race, held annually during March in...

More pleasing and healthy pasta dishes

  There's no need to sacrifice taste for nutrition with these great pasta...

Last writes

When musician David Bowie died in January, his 20-page will requested that his remains be taken to the country of Bali and cremated there in accordance Buddhist rituals.  If that wasn't practical, he...

More recipes for homemade noodles

Homemade noodles add welcome flavor to simmering soups and hearty entrées. Here are some recipes to...

Your travel bucket list: Taking a hot air balloon ride

If every day is an awakening, you will never grow old. You will just keep growing. — Author Gail Sheehy “Through the years, my husband and I did much traveling. Our grown children took us on many...