Ohio Cooperative Living

Ohio Icon: Hanby House

Hanby House, Westerville Location: In the Columbus suburb of Westerville near the western edge of Otterbein University's campus. Provenance: Built in 1846, Hanby House was the home of Rev. William Hanby...

Co-op Spotlight: Washington Electric Cooperative

Seneca Lake serves as a border between Washington Electric and Guernsey-Muskingum Electric's territories. Washington Electric Cooperative lies in the hilly Appalachian region of southeastern Ohio. Though...

Another year better

Credit: Getty Images Your electric cooperative has no higher purpose than to provide its consumer-members with reliable and affordable electricity and to do so in a safe and environmentally responsible...

Going nuts!

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Winter’s a great time to enjoy a bountiful supply of numerous nutty...

‘Tis the season for holiday travel

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Akron Think mistletoe. Think holly. Think of Ohio as one big stocking, stuffed with cool Yule celebrations. We’ve selected eight close-to-home holiday destinations that...

Big Red: Cardinal population booms in Ohio

Cardinals mate for life and remain together even when it’s not breeding season. Published in 2016, The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Ohio is not a casual read. A true tome totaling nearly 600 pages,...

Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives Current: December 2019

Photo by Carl Luther The 68-acre Spencer Industrial Park provides quick, easy access to northeastern Ohio’s major highway corridors and has 2,500 feet of frontage on Wheeling & Lake Erie Railway,...

Co-op Spotlight: North Western Electric Cooperative

Bryan, Ohio, home of North Western Electric Cooperative, is also the home of Spangler Candy Company's Dum Dums lolipops. North Western Electric Cooperative (NWEC) is nestled in the northwestern corner of...

Ohio Icon: Moore’s Farm Toys

Moore's Farm Toys Location: About 2 miles north of Dresden near the intersection of State Route 16 and State Route 60. Provenance: The son of an agricultural equipment dealer in the Dresden area, Jeff...

Co-op People: Cutlery Craftsman

Artist Gary Hovey, his wife, Tonnie, and assistant Jim Perrine display a heron sculpted entirely of flatware. The tabletop on which the heron sits was made with more than 200 spoons. Gary Hovey has had to...