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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...

Outdoor book reviews

Suddenly, The Cider Didn’t Taste So Good Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine by John Ford In 1970, John Ford was hired by the Maine Department of Fish and Game as a game warden, spending the next 20...

More reader-submitted egg recipes

Country Living’s recent recipe contest saluting the incredible, edible egg yielded a bumper crop of entries from cooperative members. Lucy Leffel of Spencerville Lucy Leffel of Spencerville, a Midwest...

How the trilobite became Ohio’s state fossil

From Huffman Dam to the Smithsonian: How the trilobite became Ohio’s state fossil After the devastating 1913 flood, several “dry” flood control dams were erected around Dayton. While workers were...