Archive for December, 2012

What’s Going on this weekend?

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Fri: ChrisAllen@TheHarp RobDuskey@FlatIron CrazyChester @pjmcintyres LochErie@IACES BiginJapan @HooleyHouse EmeraldHearts @WestSideIA LochEriceCDReleaseParty @IACES Sat: POUT @pjmcintyres PompousAss@Sullys BrendanBurt John Mullarkey’s Sun: ChrisAllen STONE MAD PUB, RESTAURANT AND BOCCE Mon: New Year’s Eve Parties: EVERYWHERE

Happy Anniversary! Our 6th Anniversary arrives tomorrow

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

HERE IT IS! The 6th Anniversary issue hits the streets tomorrow. Happy anniversary to all our writers, advertisers and distributors; it has been a mighty ride, thanks to you! Here’s to 600 more. (with Mark Owens, Cliff Carlson Linda Fulton Burke Terry Kenneally, Terry Boyle, Sue Mangan, Cathal Liam, Rachel Gaffney Niamh O’Sullivan, Mike Finn) […]

It is Christmas Day …

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

It is Christmas … by John O’Brien, Jr. It is Christmas Day … One of my sisters birthday is today. She is my Irish twin, born less than a year apart. We don’t talk as often as I’d like, but I love her with all my heart. We always celebrate her birthday Christmas Eve and […]

it is Christmas Eve – Only 1 Day Until Christmas!

Monday, December 24th, 2012

It Is Christmas Eve – Only 1 Day Until Christmas! It is 1 Day Until Christmas ~ There can be only One. One day, one Best friend, one quarterback, one God, in life, and of life. I wrote yesterday about Situational Awareness – living in the moment, not just in our own small worlds, but […]

It Is 2 Days Until Christmas …

Sunday, December 23rd, 2012

It is 2 Days Until Christmas ~ by John O’Brien, Jr. Come my friends, it is not too late to seek a better world. – Tennyson Living in the moment isn’t hard to do ~ it is so easy that we often forget to do it. Being aware of our surroundings, our blessings, right now, […]

A Tale for Christmas … A Story from this Month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Blowin’ In: A Tale for Christmas By Susan Mangan One Christmas Eve, many years ago, in the sleepy little town of Rock Strand, the bells of St. Patrick’s Church did not ring and the crèche lay empty awaiting the Christ Child and the faithful of the parish. Gale force winds blew across the West of […]

It is 3 Days Until Christmas …

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

by John O’Brien, Jr. It is 3 Days Until Christmas ~ Being Irish and being Catholic, three has a significant presence on my life. The shamrock has three leaves. It is very prevalent in Ireland, but rare here, and considered lucky because of its rarity – kind of like my friends. The shamrock is not […]

It is 4 Days Until Christmas …

Friday, December 21st, 2012

It is 4 Days Until Christmas … by John O’Brien, Jr. It is 4 Days Until Christmas ~ Tommy Makem wrote more than 400 songs, the anthem, Four Green Fields, of course, as well as Gentle Annie, Winds of Morning, The Winds Are Singing Freedom and so many other iconic songs, songs that are sung […]

A chilling story, and the future of online journalism – This is also why I don’t ski any more.

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Please read this. A chilling story, incredibly well-written, and the future of online journalism, in all that it can be. This is also why I don’t ski any more. http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/snow-fall/#/?part=tunnel-creek www.nytimes.com

It is 5 Days Until Christmas…

Friday, December 21st, 2012

It Is 5 Days Until Christmas … by John O’Brien, Jr. It is 5 Days Until Christmas ~ 6 years ago this week. we launched the Ohio Irish American News – it premiered January 1st, 2007. I saw the final proof for the January, 6th Anniversary issue last nite ~ The cover is a tribute […]