Gary Brown has written articles and columns for About periodically since the publication’s inception, including pieces on books, recreational sports and historical subjects. A columnist and staff writer for The Repository, Brown enjoys such outdoor pursuits as golfing, sailing, skiing, biking and hiking. An avid student of the arts, he also uses those activities to inspire watercolor paintings.
Planning for retirement is a long-term program. A well-prepared retiree shouldn’t just turn in his key card after only a week, a month or even a year of analysis and planning for post-career needs. Retirement requires decades of making down-the-road decisions about investments.
Peace, Love and Little Donuts offers uniquely created donuts at all of its franchised locations in and near Stark County. “This all started in Pittsburgh, and the founders came up with the name,” said Kelli Jett, who manages four of the local shops for franchise owners Dave and JoAnne Miller of Hartville.
East Canton Elementary School Principal Becky Carter has never strayed much from the area where she was born and raised. “I’ve always lived in Osnaburg Township,” said the daughter of Denny and Brenda Griffith and the wife of Kacy Carter. “We live a couple of blocks away from my parents.”
Ski and snowboard in circles this winter. Once the heat of the holiday activity simmers down, alpine skiing and snowboarding are cool ways to get outside each winter and feel the fresh air and peacefulness that surrounds the snow season—with a little bit of excitement added to remind you that you are alive.
By day, Don Ake of Jackson Township is a freight transportation economist and analyst at an economic research firm. “Occasionally I’ll be quoted in the Wall Street Journal,” he jokes. “I guess my opinion does count for something.”
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