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— From Valerie Rose of Wilmington, Ohio Fresh Strawberry Pie 1 small box Strawberry Jell-O 2 cups sugar 8 tablespoons corn starch 2 cups boiling water 2 quarts fresh strawberries Mix all together except strawberries and cook until mixture boils. Cool, then combine mixture and strawberries together and put into baked pie shells. Makes 2 […]

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Is it a car? Or is a boat? It’s both!

Is it a car? Or is a boat? It’s both!

Amphicar enthusiasts equally comfy on land, in water By Jane Beathard It’s a car, a boat and a collectible piece of automotive history. An amphicar – short for amphibious car – is all these things wrapped into one classy little convertible. And one of the best places to see an array of these restored and […]

This tranquil scene is in Portsmouth, Ohio. “September was a thirty-days long goodbye to summer, to the season that left everybody both happy and weary of the warm, humid weather and the exhausting but thrilling adventures.” – Lea Malot

In The Kitchen With: Orion Coffee and Tea

“Orion Coffee and Tea” is a business owned by a couple from Xenia who chose to expand into Washington Court House in Fayette County. Although plans to open the building have been stalled, it was decided to start meeting new customers and selling some of their delicious drinks and food items by a trailer on […]

A museum — within a public school

“This is a school?” ”This is a museum!” When someone reads that phrase, they might immediately conjure up images of a school in Los Angeles, New York City or possibly even Paris. However, those words came from Matt Shelton, principal of McClain High School in Greenfield, when he responded to a question asking how people […]

Escape to a treehouse

TOLEDO — Childhood fantasies of escape and adventure high above the ground come to life for both grown-ups and kids at the new Cannaley Treehouse Village in the Oak Openings Preserve of Toledo MetroParks. “Treehouses bring back the ‘kid’ in everybody,” said Scott Carpenter, public relations director for the park system. And the eight treehouses […]

— From Jayne Garber, of Sabina Tomato Barley Soup 1 cup chopped onions 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped cabbage (optional) 2 tsp. minced garlic 2 tbsp. oil 2 1/2 cups water 1 qt. home-canned tomatoes 10 3/4 oz. chicken broth (use vegetable broth for a vegetarian recipe) 1/4 cup […]

— From Lucy Cartwright, of Washington Court House, Ohio Layered Pumpkin Dessert 1 package (15 ounces) Hostess Twinkies (10 Twinkies) 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 container (8 ounces) frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed, divided 2 packages (3.4 ounces each) instant vanilla pudding 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin 1 […]