Cardinal Fourth Graders Explore a Science Lab

Fourth graders had a turn to explore in the science lab before winter break. Students were testing three variables in environmental changes – humidity, temperature and light. They used isopods (pill bugs) that teacher Mrs. Charlotte Torre collected outside her house for study. Students were exploring plant and animal adaptations and their relationships with the … Read more

A Gingerbread Discovery by Cardinal Kindergarten Students

To culminate their Gingerbread Man unit, the Kindergarten students in Mrs. Courtney Dyer’s class decorated gingerbread cookies with frosting, sprinkles, chocolate chips, and M&Ms! Throughout this unit, the class read different versions of the gingerbread man story, compared and contrasted the setting, characters, problem, and solution. Students sequenced the events and came up with different … Read more

Ladies can take a Break at the Winter Women’s Retreat at Big Creek Park’s Donald W. Meyer Center on February 2

Women, retreat to the woods for a special opportunity to reenergize, relax and connect with winter weather and wildlife on Saturday, February 2nd from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Big Creek Park’s peaceful Donald W. Meyer Center. Registration and a $6 fee are required at www.geaugaparkdistrict.org or 440-286-9516 for the Nature Break: Women’s Retreat. Your morning … Read more

Northeast Ohio Writers and Readers get a New and Passionate Advocate as Literary Cleveland Announces New Executive Director

Literary Cleveland’s Board of Directors is excited to announce that Christine Howey will be leading the organization as Executive Director beginning January 1, 2019. Christine brings a unique combination of business acumen, literary talent, and an unparalleled passion for our mission. Most recently, Christine wrote, produced and performed in a play and film titled “Exact Change” which … Read more

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Introduces Enhanced 2019 Season beginning January 19 Featuring New Seating Options and Shorter Train Rides

Starting January 19th, the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will be running the National Park Scenic excursion on Saturdays and Sundays through April, as well as special event trains on Fridays. The government shutdown will not impact CVSR’s operations. In addition, new seating options will be available to passengers. The recently-acquired California Zephyr train cars, … Read more

The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District Announces the 2019 Geauga County BIG TREE Contest and is Seeking Applications

The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is excited to announce the 2019 GeaugaCounty BIG TREE Contest and is currently seeking nominations! This voluntary contest promotes the beauty and benefits provided by our county’s biggest and oldest trees, along with their contributions to clean water and healthy soil. The 2019 featured tree species is … Read more

Geauga Community Action Expands Transportation Assistance Program

The Geauga Community Action, Inc. (GCA) recently expanded its Transportation Assistance Program and continues to grow its Jumpstart Car Repair Program to help individuals get to work as well as keep needed medical appointments and more. GCA’s Transportation Assistance Program provides gas cards or Geauga Transit passes for individuals who qualify, with self-sufficiency in mind. … Read more