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The City of Green’s eight 5K races equals one awesome summer

One of the best ways to stay in shape this summer is to walk or run regularly, and one of the best ways to stay motivated is to sign up for area races. You don’t have to be an elite runner. Most races include 5Ks and 1-mile fun walks, either of which you and your family may run or walk. One Northeast Ohio community—the City of...

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Spring is finally here and it’s time for a professional power wash to rid your home of mold, mildew and winter grime

For a while there, we thought it would never happen: Spring. But the season has finally begun and with it comes plenty of home improvement projects, including ridding your home and concrete surfaces of mold, mildew and relentless winter grime. Nothing comes close to creating dramatic curb appeal like freshly cleaned vinyl siding and pristine...

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Lucky Shoes grand opening locations just in time for spring

When Joseph Luck emigrated from Kiev, Ukraine, in the early 1900s, he arrived through Ellis Island and became a tenement tailor in New York City before heading west to the booming rubber town of Akron, Ohio. He started selling clothing and boots from a push cart in 1914, and opened his first storefront in 1919. Now—103 years...

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The Stick Together Program within Mentor Schools explores constructive ways to stop bullying

Darlings, there are few things Mimi abhors more than bullying. Research tells us that kids who are bullied experience negative physical, social, emotional, academic and mental health issues. And the effects can be lasting, often persisting into adulthood. That’s why the Stick Together Program within Mentor Schools is such a novel and...

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Spring wildflowers are in bloom at Lake Metroparks

He loves me, he loves me not, he loves me… Why waste time plucking petals from blooms, when you can head out to the trails and fields of Lake Metroparks to view the majestic blanket of spring wildflowers in their natural habitat? Mimi recently caught up with parks biologist Megan Hart for some insights into what, when and where...

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