A Louisville widow pleads for its return.
Katie Finneran called off from work Wednesday evening so she could drive two hours north of Ohio State University to hear Sen. Rob Portman speak at a Lincoln Day Dinner, sponsored by the Seneca County Republican Party. Finneran, a 25-year-old environmental policy major, identifies as a member of the Green Party. But, partisan politics aside, she paid $30 to see her Republican senator, after calling his office repeatedly and always hearing that the line was full. Unfortunately, the morning of
Cemeteries have only so much space. And yet with an endless supply of new customers, they rarely have to put up “no vacancy” signs. This week, tiny Williamsville Cemetery in Orange Township in Delaware County essentially did that, declaring that it was suspending new burials because the grounds had reached their useful capacity.
What many visitors to the North Market area (and beyond) may not know is that they’re walking and driving over parts of a cemetery from the 1800s.
If you missed attending the presentation by William G. Krejci at the Avon Lake Public Library this past week, you will have another chance coming up to attend one next week at the Lakewood Public Library.
The next presentation is scheduled to be held at the Lakewood Public Library, on Thursday, April 21 at 7:00p.m at the Main Library Auditorium.
“The dead do not always rest in peace. Occasionally, they wind up in the backyard. As towns grew in Cuyahoga County during the late 1800s, many of its cemeteries were relocated to make room for urban sprawl. But not all of these graves made the journey.
Author William G. Krejci tracks down more than fifty displaced cemeteries throughout the Greater Cleveland area.
Discover the Revolutionary War veterans, famous scientists and illustrious dignitaries found beneath gas stations and grocery stores in this eerie history of Cuyahoga County’s forgotten dead.”
CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio — Ed Thompson knelt over his father’s grave Tuesday afternoon and, using a trowel, scraped the hardened dirt until it loosened enough that he could spread it into the deep holes that had formed just since his last visit. Then he moved on down the row to the freshly dug grave of a man he had never met and did the same thing. Then another. And another.
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Listen to how this man is treated by Bluffton, Ohio Village councilman Warren at time 2:50 minutes in this excerpt of the Bluffton City Council meeting of March 21, 2016.
Ray was trying to get to the bottom of the runaround The Save Shannon Cemetery group has received for the last year by the Village of Bluffton Ohio, concerning the destruction of a cemetery his ancestors are buried in. After the village appointed a handpicked cemetery commission that unanimously voted to put the cemetery back as it was & in a state of preservation. The village is now playing political games of tabling & not tabling the recommendation & parts of it.
Tell Bluffton, Ohio’s elected officials what you think of their BS, lies, intimidation, & destructiveness.
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