Fiber fans find friendships and more

by Marian McMahon

MADISON VILLAGE – People have been working with natural fibers like wool, cotton and linen for thousands of years to make clothes, blankets, wall hangings and more. In recent decades, with there being more interest in handmade pieces being sold in local shops and online, the fiber arts also seem to be increasing in popularity.

Movie night planned for later in summer

by Marian McMahon

PERRY TOWNSHIP – The Board of Trustees continued to plan a community movie night at Perry Township Park this summer with discussion at the May 22 meeting.

Better Flip demo house gets renovation look over

by Glen Miller

Painesville - The Lake County Ohio Port and Economic Development Authority is looking for home remodeling contractors who can turn a 1950’s bungalow into a home desired by modern-day home buyers.

Kirtland rallies to light up Old Glory for veterans

by Glen Miller

Kirtland – The American flag soon will be waving again over Kirtland’s South Cemetery at 10444 Chillicothe Road thanks to the efforts of the Barber-Williams American Legion Post 609 in Kirtland and patriotic residents.

Extended Housing receives grant from WRJSL

by Submitted

PAINESVILE - Extended Housing has been awarded a grant of $2,952.99 from the Western Reserve Junior Service League. Allen Germ, building superintendent, attended the recognition ceremony to receive the award plaque and shared information about Extended Housing.

Plant a tree in memory of loved ones

by Submitted

MADISON - Madison Garden club offers a Memorial Tree Program which allows residents of Madison and Perry to have a tree planted to commemorate a person dear to them. This program offers a lasting memorial tribute chosen by individuals.

Butters and the Karcashi-Hens

by Pat Greene

A friend of mine recently asked me when the next “Butters” story was coming out. She said “I buy the Tribune every Friday and your article is always the first one I look for.” Surprised, (and let’s be honest … very flattered) I could think of nothing to say other than “thank you, Butters does keep me busy.”