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Book details stories behind Ireland’s rebellion songs

“Lyrics of Irish Freedom” presents each song’s lyrics, along with a brief history. Some songs are accompanied by associated primary source documents or essays from the archives of Ohio Irish American News. Presented in chronological order, the songs date from 1798 to 1981.

Celebrate native roots this Earth Day, say gardening gurus

By Sue Botos Rocky River What’s one of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day on Friday? Local master gardeners advise: “Go native.” “Native plants occur naturally and may have been around for 250 years without human interference,” master gardener Susan Hildebrandt told an audience during a recent presentation at the Rocky River Public Library. […]

Cleveland Philharmonic to play at PAC Saturcday

A symphony said to musically reflect Joseph Stalin’s dictatorship of the Soviet Union headlines the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra’s concert Saturday night at the Westlake Schools Performing Arts Center.

‘Bunnicula’ author sinks his teeth into his work

By Sue Botos Rocky River As the author of children’s books for 40 years, a few generations have grown up with James Howe’s tales. This was obvious as a group of parents and children gathered at the Rocky River Public Library recently to hear Howe talk about his career, and especially his beloved “Bunnicula” series. […]