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Buying Local – Farm to Table

July 18, 2018

Shop Small and Buy Local isn’t just a Saturday in November, it’s a lifestyle. There is something about buying your groceries or items from a local store that turns a routine into a beloved activity. I love seeing friendly faces …

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Morning, Noon & Night Joe

April 3, 2018

A normal morning consists of walking downstairs bleary eyed, barely conscious and not quite hearing what my family is saying. I just give them the “give me a minute look” and make my way over to one of our coffee …

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8 Creative Valentine’s Day Ideas

February 12, 2018

Make your Valentine ’s Day a little more full of love with these out of the box memory making ideas! Take a Class Together There are many opportunities to take a class together. Arts + Education at the Hoyt is …

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Top Stories of 2017

December 28, 2017

Formed in 1848, Lawrence County was named after Admiral James Lawrence whose famous quote “Don’t give up the ship” was spoken at the Battle of Boston Bay in 1813. Without the community and many volunteers who work tirelessly to coordinate …

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10 Amazing Holiday Activities in Lawrence County

November 22, 2017

This holiday season you have the opportunity to make the most of your time with loved ones. From small family traditions to large community outings, your holiday in Lawrence County will be filled with riches as beautiful as your spirit. …

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Honoring our Veteran’s – War Memorials in Lawrence County

October 31, 2017

Recently my grandfather went on an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. to see the WWII memorials. The Honor Flight Network’s mission is to transport America’s Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices …

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Dog Days are Here- Recreation With Your Furry Friends

September 22, 2017

Heavy breathing, quick tantrum, heavy breathing, and then an unmistakable slobbery tongue making sure you are waking up.  Yep, that’s a morning routine for most dog owners a.k.a. parents. Some might be waiting to be let outside, for their bowl …

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I Solemnly Swear I Was Up To No Good

August 11, 2017

The week leading up to Potterfest I was blasting the musical score from the movies, brushing up on trivia and getting myself ready for the weekend festivities. There is something about Harry Potter that makes me happy and a little …

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Simply Bursting

July 18, 2017

Lawrence County is literally bursting with fireworks this summer. So far I’ve watched fireworks at New Castle’s Italian Festival, Pearson Park 4th of July Celebration and Western PA Balloon Quest.  Those were just three opportunities for me to watch the …

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A DAZE You DO-NUT Want to Miss

June 29, 2017

Donut Crawl? Tour de Donut? What’s that you ask – why it’s a fantastic, delicious and creative way to celebrate National Donut Day! And I was lucky enough to participate and join in on the delicious craziness. On Friday, June …

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