St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most celebrated, if not
intoxicating, holidays in the United States. It’s steeped in both Irish
and American history and commonly considered to be the first greening of
spring. And while March 17 may be best known for its draughts and
revelry, its history may surprise you.
Kim Martin is 13 years old, going on 60.
The Liberty Township woman is a “leaper,” also known as a person born on
Leap Year Day, Feb. 29. Leapers celebrate their true birthdays
every four years, and 2012 is one such exceptional year.
Ohio has sent so many of its own to the White House it’s almost second nature. With local boys like Taft, Grant and Garfield, we’re second only to Virginia in total number of presidents, and they had a 25-year head start. Maybe we don’t have the top spot, but we certainly have some of the most interesting presidents to date. Here’s a list recapping some of the best Ohio presidential anecdo...