Don Maloney isn’t a typical corn-and-cabbage farmer; rather he’s testing Fairfield County waters with some fishy aquaculture. By Alex Warner “If you like shrimp, then you’ll love prawns,” is a phrase Don Maloney is accustomed to saying now. On this fall day, stationed at Maloney’s prawn sorting table is 8-year-old Zoe […]
folders dot her desk, and a colorful map of Ohio hangs on the wall.
characterized by traits such as their low economic base or minimal access to cultural experiences like plays or concerts.
was first taking shape. He’s paid close attention to the attempts made to rectify the state’s
educational funding model since the initial DeRolph decision.
important moment, because a congressional study at the time showed Ohio had the worst public school buildings in the nation.”
“I was born [in 1934] down the road here in Tuppers Plains on Success Road. In 1971, me, Momand Dad moved out the other way between Tuppers Plains and Darwin at Alfred and 71st Street.After my parents died, I had a trailer at another fella’s place, then I stayed at a friend’s great aunt’s til I come out here in May. I’ve stayed around Tuppers Plains my whole life.”
“In the 1950s and 60s we had an 83-acre farm with a half dozen cows for selling milk. My dad and I farmed some, and I’d help with hay. When people needed help digging a water line or electric line, I’d do that too.”
“I like to go listen to live music and go to the [County] Fair. I used to play the guitar, until I lost it when our trailer burnt down. But I never got into them ballgames or nothing.”
“Sometimes it’d be really windy and a tent would blow over and certain graves would be tougher than others but nothing scary [ever happened], even though I used to dig at night with a lantern when we were running behind.”
“People don’t know it can be dangerous. One time, the young boy operating the tractor swung the bucket around, hit my arm and I fell into the hole. Had I hit the hard vault, it could have been much worse. Like anything else, you really have to be careful.”
“One reason is you are not in the same place every day. You get to work at other places, not like working in the same store every day. And, you get to meet lots of different people, families, and people from the different vault companies.”
larger than the business. Most of the owners in the past and the owners that I remember, all of their personalities were larger than the business so that’s hard to overcome.”
we try to keep prices pretty low, or at least comparable with other places in town,” Conner says.
Local art teacher teaches thousands in Downtown Lancaster to excel and relish in creating their own masterpiece canvases. By Mackenzie Tucky “In the art world there’s always something changing, there’s always something cool and new,” says owner of Two Broke Artists Art Studio Bobbi Roberts McKinnon. From a young […]