View All Articles

Articles Showing articles related to: Arts & Entertainment

Lavender is the new pink: Mentor Fire unveils a beacon of hope, Comfort 54

The firefighters in Mentor are frequently showing their outward support for different causes near and dear to their hearts. From donning pink shirts in October supporting breast cancer awareness to growing their best mustaches to promote prostate cancer awareness during “No Shave November,” the firefighters of Mentor are always looking for a...

Read More

Minkin's Music: History behind the music

Since working a day job within walking distance to the public library, my summer reading has exploded. Twenty-six books in 17 weeks to be exact. Delving into the history and behind the music stories of musicians Allman, Cash, Dylan, Earle, Hynde, Jennings, Nash, Petty, Richards, Ronstandt, Springsteen and Young has caused me to scour for...

Read More

Mentor Schools’ facilities plan streamlines the educational process while keeping a sharp eye on the bottom line

Responding to population shifts within a school district can be a challenge for any school system. Here in Mentor, a comprehensive program was put together earlier this year to consolidate schools, while continually improving the student learning experience. “For the last 15 years, our enrollment has been declining,” says Kristen Kirby,...

Read More

One of Lake County’s best places to see the fall foliage is at Holden Arboretum

How many places on earth can you take an immersive tour of the tree canopy from 65 feet above the forest floor? Visiting the Canopy Walk and Emergent Tower at Holden Arboretum in Kirtland has been on Mimi’s bucket list for some time. She recently checked it off the list, and the experience blew her away. Cut through the dense,...

Read More

How safe is my child at school?

On a cool December morning in 2012, Adam Lanza approached Sandy Hook Elementary School toting a semiautomatic rifle. When he couldn’t get through the locked doors, he shot out a nearby window and entered the building, where he opened fire and killed 20 students, six staff members, and, ultimately, himself. And though we’d all like to...

Read More