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Here’s how one local teen is working to honor fallen military members

The title “Gold Star Family” was initiated in World War I to distinguish a family that experiences the loss of a loved one in military service. Continuing today, any immediate family member, parent, sibling, spouse or child, receives a Gold Star from the Department of Defense to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for this country...

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Step into a human-sized version of Candy Land at Lake Metroparks’ Penitentiary Glen Reservation

The classic board game Candy Land—which debuted in 1948, instantly becoming Milton Bradley’s bestselling game—is surprisingly relevant for today’s times. There’s virtually no stressful strategy or pesky decisions to be bothered with. Players simply pull a card and move where it tells them to discover enchanted places. For...

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Continuing a legacy of giving

The recent passing of Sister Mary Donald, a beloved fixture at Our Lady of Lourdes National Shrine in Euclid, has left a wake of sadness and loss. “Her creativity and boundless energy made a difference in many lives in the community,” says Sister Phyllis Ann, who is head administrator of the shrine. “A Sister for the past 58 years, she...

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Students from Willoughby-Eastlake Schools have teamed up with area senior citizens to find common ground and help each other in innovative, resourceful ways

At Willoughby-Eastlake Schools, the level of outreach efforts to connect students with senior citizens is multi-tiered, creative and impressive. “Fostering connections with our senior citizens in the community is important,” says Superintendent Dr. Patrick Ward. “It helps us preserve the rich legacy of the district while also gaining...

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Two races remain in the City of Green’s Great 8 Race Series—Hallowin Race and Green Professionals Association Turkey Trot

Only two races remain in the City of Green’s 2023 Green Great Eight Race Series, so if you’ve already run or walked in at least three, you still have a chance to participate in five of them to earn your commemorative hoodie, in addition to awards and swag provided by each race. Last year the series raised more than $150,000 for nonprofits and...

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