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We Have A Winner

You can tell that the end of the school year is coming when unusual activities begin to take place. Usually these can be traced to the soon-to-graduate Seniors at the High School. It seems that even though they all claim that they can’t wait to be finished with classes, they just have to leave their

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From Ellicottville To Cattaraugus

Those of you who know me know that I’m a real lover of crowded places. So it should come as no surprise that when Mary Anne and I took a few days off last week, we headed for the “Big City”. Actually we were invited up to our son and daughter-in-law’s cabin in New York

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Even More New Products

As I said last week, I’ve been needing to catch up on my new products write ups, so here goes another one. The first item is a new tool box from Stanley. Tool boxes have changed from the old days when they just were a steel box with maybe a lift out tray on the

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More New Products

I realized this week as I was putting the stock from our last delivery away that I’ve been slacking. I was dutifully taking pictures of a new stock item so I could document it on our website and I figured out that I was getting really behind in my write-ups. That is, the number of

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There is a saying among mechanics that it is not a good thing to have parts left over when you are finished with a repair job. The idea, obviously, is that if there are parts left after you have disassembled and reassembled a complicated mechanism, you must have forgotten to put something back in. Most

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Muddy Hillside Remembered

This week we’ll be taking a walk down memory lane, or perhaps “trail” would be more accurate. When I was growing up in Chagrin Falls, our house was on a small lot. It backed up to the woods by the Chagrin River, though, and there were no houses behind us. At the rear of all

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Mail Call

I always look forward to Saturdays here at Hill Hardware, not because I like to work on weekends (who does?), but because of mail. We don’t get street delivery here at the store, who knows why, it’s the post office. So I usually have to wait until Saturday to get the mail. The post boxes

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When A Tree Falls…

There is an old saying; “ When a tree falls in the forest and there is nobody around to hear it, does it make a noise?” I don’t know the philosophical answer to that question, but I just missed a great opportunity to run a practical test. Sadly sometime over the Winter we lost another

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Let There Be (More) Light

Those of you who are my regular readers might remember a previous post about fixing lights for the store (see “Let There Be Light”). Well, here is another installment. I found some “new” lights at the second hand store, and since I liked them and they were cheap (like me) I bought them for the

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An Oldie But A Goodie

This week I have just a short article about one of my hardware store projects. One of my customers brought in an old Hunter oscillating fan and wanted me to put a new electrical cord on it for her. The fan was in very good shape otherwise, so it was a good idea to replace

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Hill Hardware
14545 Main Street (N. Cheshire)
Burton Ohio 44021

We are directly across the street from Coffee Corners!

Phone: (440) 834-4471

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Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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