Archive for February, 2015

New Day L: Shot 3: Casper Come Home

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

New Day L; Shot 3: Casper Come Home When I just came out of college, I managed a few Bob Evans Restaurants.  I had majored in Business Mgt and Communications at U of Dayton. My goal was to learn the business from one of the great success stories, and then open O’B’s Music Pub, with […]

99 things to do this weekend

Friday, February 27th, 2015

from your Ohio Irish American News Out & About Ohio February 2015 Flanagan’s Wake is Back! The Hilarious Interactive Irish Wake Every Friday & Saturday @8pm Kennedy’s Theatre at Playhouse Square; Downtown Cleveland. 216-241-6000 or 866-546-1353 www.playhousesquare.org Brooklyn – Hooley House! 27th – Michelle Romary Band, 28th – Phillip Fox Band. 10310 Cascade Crossing, Brooklyn […]

The Habits of a Lifetime: a Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Terry from Derry: The Habits of a Lifetime by Terry Boyle My usual Christmas trip back to Derry was delayed this year until after the holiday. Since my mother’s 80th birthday was in January, a time when I’d normally be back in the U.S, I planned to return to Ireland later than usual. In the […]

New Day XLVIII: I Got Shot 2

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

  New Day XLVIII: I Got Shot 2 How goes it? Loving all the comments on this blog and FB posts – What you say doesn’t define you or me, but deburring my sharp edges is always welcome, so thank you, and please keep commenting… “I’ve learned to savor whatever treasures I can from my […]

New Day XLVI: Shot I

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

I have been writing these blogs called New Day for XLVI days now.  The forty-six is how many days since I started a new insurance with an appointment with my new Rheumatologist.  My previous Dr, who I have been with for 16 years, had drifted, and my new med was going to cost $18,152 per […]

Blowin’ In: Forever, Valentine

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

by Susan Mangan a Story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News When I was senior at John Carroll University, Valentine’s Day came rushing in on the arctic winds of a blizzard.  Classes were canceled.  The studious bravely set forth across the tundra to nestle into library corners.  The weary stayed tucked […]

Six Nations Rugby: Owens Sports

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

A Story from this month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News Owens Sports by Mark Owens Six Nations Rugby: Depending on when you are the reading this, the annual European international tournament – The Six Nations Championship – has gotten under way. The tournament is contested between Ireland, England, Wales, Scotland, France and Italy […]

New Day XLIV: With or without You

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

New Day XLIV: With or Without You U2 hit It big in the late 80s. 1987 & 88, my Jr and Sr year at the U of Dayton, we breathed and etched our memories of college to U2 and Bruce. Amazing they are both still heard in the heartbeat of rock in America. Their influence […]

Living with Lardie, Going Golfing Part II

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

A Story from this Month’s Issue of the Ohio Irish American News By Richard Lardie In last month’s issue we had our dubious hero about to tee off in the tournament to determine the champion golfer of The U S Armed Forces Europe. I know you all have been holding your breath. Take a deep […]

Katherine Mary V: A Study In Black And White

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

A story from this month’s issue of the Ohio Irish American News by Kathrine Boyd My great great grandmother was able to bring her family to the United States thanks to fashion; she was a dressmaker. And through her craft, she cobbled together enough money to bring herself and three young daughters to Boston after […]