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Clean it up for Earth Day

Earth Day is Friday, April 22, and there’s no better time of year to think about purging, recycling or donating unwanted items that tend to clutter up our homes. If the task sounds daunting, Sylvania and Lucas County have a variety of resources to help lighten the load. Whether you tackle a little or a lot, every effort makes a difference. Continue reading Clean it up for Earth Day

Sylvania eateries prepare for Restaurant Week

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year for 2021. Continue reading Sylvania eateries prepare for Restaurant Week

Nominations open for 2022 Sylvania-Area Small Business Award

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year for 2021. Continue reading Nominations open for 2022 Sylvania-Area Small Business Award

Super Bowl Snacks: Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year for 2021. Continue reading Super Bowl Snacks: Pepperoni Pizza Pinwheels

Pantone reveals Color of the Year 2022

Pantone, the global color authority and provider of professional color language standards and digital solutions for the design community, has announced PANTONE 17-5104 Ultimate Gray and PANTONE 13-0647 Illuminating, as the Pantone® Color of the Year for 2021. Continue reading Pantone reveals Color of the Year 2022

It’s time to transition to winter decor

by — Jennifer Alexander Ruple When it’s time to “undecorate” your home after the holidays, are you team pack-it-up-the-day-after-Christmas, or are you team let-it-linger-into-the-new-year? Personally, I have been on both sides of the fence, depending on the year.  Regardless of your decorating preferences, it will eventually be time to transition your home from holiday mode to winter mode, that seemingly endless stretch of time between … Continue reading It’s time to transition to winter decor

Pie contest is a sweet tradition

by — Jennifer Alexander Ruple It was a delight to be asked to judge Heritage Sylvania’s annual pie baking contest, a local tradition since 2015. The contest was held at the Heritage Center Museum on Sunday, Oct. 17 in conjunction with Sylvania’s Fall Festival.I, along with fellow judges, Ben Malczewski, manager of the Sylvania Branch Library, his 10-year-old daughter Lucie and his wife, Danielle, were … Continue reading Pie contest is a sweet tradition

Plates and Places: A day-trip to Orchard on Catawba Island

by — Jennifer Alexander Ruple Fall is here in all its glory. The beauty of the season presents us with great opportunities to hop in our cars and head out for day-trip adventures.  Catawba Island is an especially gorgeous spot to visit this time of the year. There is something about the afternoon light that sparkles on Lake Erie’s waves as they roll into the … Continue reading Plates and Places: A day-trip to Orchard on Catawba Island