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Mentor Schools met the challenges of the pandemic victoriously and kept students connected

Mimi recently attended a luncheon (via Zoom, of course, darling) to hear Mentor Schools Superintendent Bill Porter give his annual State of the Schools speech to the Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce. Everything he said was quite impressive. First, he chronicled a few highlights over the past year, which, obviously due to the pandemic, looked...

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Free-flowing gutters prevent basement flooding and protect your home’s foundation

It may be hard to imagine after the frigid temperatures we have endured this week, but spring is on its way. And as surely as the crocus and daffodils will arrive, so will thunderstorms and torrential rains. With a free-flowing gutter system, you may watch the storms from your kitchen window as you sip a cup of Darjeeling tea. However, with...

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Jason Hicks’ American Wood Reface does fast, high-quality kitchen transformations...for less

When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, there is one option you should seriously consider: refacing. The industry has undergone a remarkable transformation in the past 20 years, led, in part, by innovative entrepreneurs like Jason Hicks of Northeast Ohio’s American Wood Reface. BEFORE “Homeowners are really starting to grasp the...

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There are plenty of places to enjoy the great white outdoors

Like the song says, “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Having just come out of a difficult 2020, we find ourselves in glorious snow season. “Seriously, this is what we live for,” says Seth Begeman, chief of outdoor education for Lake Metroparks. “Lake County is one of the snowiest spots in the state and we are blessed with...

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The Neighborhood Experts at Platinum Real Estate offer these tips to perfectly position your house to sell

With today’s hot real estate market, you never know when the opportunity might pop up for you to sell your home. But if it does, are you ready? “It’s exciting to put your house on the market and think of making memories in new spaces, but it helps to be prepared for the process,” says Denise Zervos, who, along with her husband, Mark,...

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