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Posted Jun 25, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Cavaliers 93, Warriors 89. Not quite believing it, I continued repeating the score, again and again. But it was a lot closer. With about a minute to go, the game tied at 89, Kyrie Irving made a 3-pointer over the head of Stephen Curry. With their next possession, LeBron James drove for the basket only to be fouled. James fell hard … on the hardwood floor … and on his right wrist. As James lay writhing in pain with his teammates standing over him, I couldn't help but...

Posted Jun 24, 2016 at 9:00 AM

My wife and I are leaving early Saturday morning to attend the high school graduation party of her oldest granddaughter. It should be a great time – that is, as long as I map out a good game plan and stick to it. I will be...

Posted Jun 19, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Start planning your Fourth of July celebration the Portage Lakes way, folks. Next Saturday, June 25, brings us the 41st annual Portage Lakes Antique & Classic Boat Show and Purple MartinFest. If it's anything like past years, we should be in...

Posted Jun 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM

School’s out for the summer. But will the kids also be out? Outside, that is. That’s a legitimate question considering that there are programs such as the National Football League’s Play 60, which stresses...

Posted Jun 11, 2016 at 7:00 AM

When the rumors started, I immediately checked them out. Trust me, folks, they're not true. There will be a Portage Lakes July Fourth Boat Parade this year … the 41st continuous one.  I'm not sure how or by whom they were...

Posted Jun 2, 2016 at 11:52 AM

This story is for all those local students who are graduating this year, whether it be from high school, college, trade school or whatever. It was March 1979, and being the erstwhile, driven student that I was, I was close to finishing my...

Posted May 29, 2016 at 9:24 AM

Lynn Wess has retired – at least for the time being. The longtime high school boys basketball coach, who guided the Coventry Comets to their first league titles since 1958 when they won the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division...

Posted May 28, 2016 at 7:00 AM

In February, she turned five. At birth, the odds against her lasting 20 minutes were massive. But Wee Li'l Mia Wilson had the one thing in her favor the doctors hadn't counted. She's a Weaver, and as a Weaver, my granddaughter's a born fighter.

Posted May 22, 2016 at 7:00 AM

That’s a lot better, isn’t it? We’re talking about Green High School now being in the Federal League instead of the Suburban League. This is a good time to assess that since the Bulldogs are finishing their first...

Posted May 21, 2016 at 7:00 AM

My heartfelt thans to whoever invented the camera-phone. I can't tell you how many times I've heard, "If only I had a camera." Now, the only time they ever utter those classic words is when they're without a phone. Camera phones took...

Updated May 15, 2016 at 1:35 PM

As has been pointed out any number of times in this column over the years, no community in the region, let alone just Summit County, has changed more than Green in the last 40 to 45 years. What was once a rural community of farms and apple...

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