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The Christmas Shoppe at Bench’s Greenhouse & Nursery in Elmore is celebrating its 20th year of helping to make the holidays brighter for area families.

It all began in 1994 when owners Donald and Janice Bench wanted to extend the season for the full-time employees at Bench’s. They started growing poinsettias – a holiday favorite – and the shop started offering them, along with Christmas decorations, cemetery items and live trees.

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A gathering of about 15 or so eagles was spotted taking in an Eastwood football game from just outside a woods north of Freedom Field on a chilly, rainy Friday night this past October.

No, really.

Okay…so maybe they weren’t of the feathered, winged, taloned species, but these Eagles have definitely come home to nest for plenty of Friday night fun at the “Eagles Fan Stand,” located a Jake Schmeltz spiral from Freedom Field on Eastwood booster Dwight Fertig’s land. 

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Rutherford B. Hayes is the only one of Ohio’s eight presidents who was born and died in here in the Buckeye State.

Hayes was proud of his Ohio roots and often referred to himself as a “Buckeye.” That term took on added significance when, as governor of Ohio, he played a lead role in creation of the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College – today known as The Ohio State University.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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