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Lydia’s House in Norwood Gives Women a Safe Haven

In a rugged corner of Norwood, Meridith Owensby and Mary Ellen Mitchell are waging their own kind of #MeToo battle.

Your Guide to Pleasant Ridge

The Ridge is popping with new and old spots to shop, eat, and drink.

Come Together

In 2010, financial hardships required four parishes to merge, threatening to alienate longtime members. Today, Church of the Resurrection can see the light.

Down Town

In 2008, air courier DHL left Wilmington, Ohio, sending the small city into a tailspin and transforming it overnight into a poster child of the Great Recession. But a funny thing happened on the way to economic Armageddon: The citizens refused to let their lovely town wither and die.

Dead End

By her count, she’s made the drive 43 times. She follows state highways east, past the I-275 outer belt, beyond Shawnee State Forest, to a group of bland brick buildings along Ohio Route 728 in Scioto County. Sometimes she travels with just a couple of staff members, sometimes with a busload of high schoolers. She’s missed the trip only twice over the years—once because she was traveling elsewhere and once because she had a speaking engagement.
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