Avoiding the Metal Pole Apr 28, 2022 “I used to play avoid the metal pole,” said my grandfather, Jim O’Hare, as he sat down at the kitchen table laughing. Although this made me ponder what avoiding the metal pole could mean, I knew this was something my grandfather would probably do just out of mischievousness. O’Hare, who ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!