November 28, 2014

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Change coming to toy drive

New Salvation Army leaders changing up distribution method to Not-Forgotten Box Steve Fogarty, The Chronicle-Telegram ELYRIA — This year’s Not-Forgotten Box toy drive aims again to make the holiday season a bright and happy one for deserving families through its collection of toys and other items. But the way in which families will receive that Read More…

Your condolences for James Kerstetter

Unedited comments e-mailed to The Chronicle-Telegram expressing sympathy and gratitude for slain Elyria police Officer James Kerstetter Marie Weaver Arquillo: “This poem always touched my heart. As a former Police Officer’s Wife from another state, I know how much these Officers give on a daily basis. I also know how much their families give as Read More…

The Second Time Around…

By Ronda Addy In the past, marriage was considered a rite of passage from child to adult. The wedding ceremony was a celebration of that rite of passage. A second marriage, on the other hand, took place between two adults, so there wasn’t the need for all the pomp and circumstance. Today, however, a second Read More…

Creating the Perfect Soundtrack for your Wedding…

If you’ve figured out by now that music is the key to a great wedding, you’re right: it’s the secret ingredient of every great wedding. The right song at the right time can evoke strong feelings and help solidify memories of the day long after the last dance. Unfortunately, many couples don’t focus as much Read More…

Seating Your Wide Array of Wedding Guests

Everyone’s aware of the saying, “Opposites attract.” When it comes to couples, that’s often true. When it comes to wedding guests, that’s not necessarily so. Choosing the seating arrangements at a reception can be one of the more frustrating aspects of planning a wedding. Both bride and groom want their friends to mingle at the Read More…

The Rehearsal Dinner

It has become commonplace for couples to practice what will be expected of them and the wedding party during the wedding ceremony. A church or synagogue may require an abbreviated run through of the ceremony, and the officiant will instruct the wedding party on how to enter and leave the building, as well as when Read More…

Be a Knockout Bride With Professional Hairstyle Tips

Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day. That’s why she’ll spend endless hours searching for the perfect gown, accessories and veil. What the prepared bride knows, however, is that her finished look can come off as incomplete if she doesn’t have a beautiful wedding-day hairstyle. To ensure the right style, you Read More…

Roles of Wedding-Party Participants…

A wedding can be a wonderful and memorable experience for all of those involved. That’s why you ask friends or relatives to share in the event and serve in your wedding party. Your offer is a wonderful honor, one that goes with it varying degrees of responsibility depending on the role each person will be Read More…

Online Registries Help Newlyweds Make Dreams Come True

MS — A couple’s wedding day is one of the most important days of their lives. Typically months, if not years, of hard work and build up are involved until the big day finally arrives. Along with that anticipation comes plenty of planning. Couples must decide on everything from when and where to get married Read More…

Trends to Marry By…

Couples Examine Options from Photo Booths to Cupcakes to Specialty Lighting By Cassandra Spratling, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — The rows and rows of displays by photographers, cake decorators, floral designers and everything else you could possibly want for a wedding nearly overwhelmed Rana Mansour of Sterling Heights, Mich., and her fiance, Rashad Saleh of Read More…