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The school year has begun at the new Longfellow Elementary

On August 15, Longfellow Elementary School students took their first steps through the doors of their new state-of-the-art building, which has been four years in the making. The planning process to create a blueprint for the building’s forward-thinking design was highly collaborative, including educational visioning sessions made up of...

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Fall Harvest weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark are loaded with family fun

If there’s a bite in the air, some turning of the leaves and the breeze smells like bonfires, it’s officially that time of year. This autumn, why not celebrate the season with family-friendly Fall Harvest Weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark? Explore hands-on activities, crafts and adventures over four weekends, each with its own...

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Laketran’s Dial-a-Ride provides more than just bus service

For the countless number of overwhelmed people who are spinning too many plates on too many sticks—working busy jobs, chauffeuring kids and managing aging parents—Laketran provides a welcome respite with door-to-door, assisted public transportation. “Last year, our Dial-a-Ride service provided 300,000 trips to seniors and people...

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Mentor High School's long-jump standout Paige Floriea is unstoppable

To win a state championship in track and field, it takes raw talent, tireless training and the uncanny ability to perform under high-stakes pressure. A little superstition doesn’t hurt, either. Last May at the 2019 OHSAA Division 1 State Championship in Columbus, Mentor High School long-jump standout Paige Floriea followed her superstition...

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Meet the Artist: Mary Hegarty, Mary Hegarty Designs

Gourds are one of the oldest crops to be domesticated by humans, and they serve as the unique canvas upon which local artist and designer Mary Hegarty works her ingenious, functional and resourceful magic. Mary transforms this ancient crop into unique lamps, birdhouses, purses and more. “The use of dried, hard-shell gourds originated in...

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