August 23, 2014

Intermittent clouds

Blizzard of 1978: The perfect storm


By JOHN GLADDEN Staff Columnist It wasn’t just the snow. It wasn’t just the wind. It wasn’t just the cold. It was the combination of the three that made the Blizzard of 1978, which struck 30 years ago today, the worst winter storm in Ohio’s history. It claimed 51 lives and shut down roads, schools Read More…

Readers recall

Here are the many stories shared by Gazette readers — some dramatic, some funny — about surviving the Blizzard of ’78. Read them all and add your own under Comments. Mail couldn’t get through During the Blizzard of ’78, I was only 10 years old at the time. We lived out on Chippewa Road in Read More…