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Celebrate Earth Day at Penitentiary Glen

Since Earth Day began in April of 1970, the worldwide initiative to foster TLC for Mother Earth has grown by leaps and bounds, evolving into a day of action to change behaviors and raise awareness about protecting the environment. It is now observed in nearly 200 countries and has become the largest secular holiday in the world. Here in...

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Mentor Schools offers another summer of creative camps

Summer vacation signifies a break from school, but it can also mean a time to explore new avenues of learning, from maneuvering a Mars Rover to mastering gourmet cooking skills or even catching a long pass from Chicago Bears QB Mitch Trubisky. “Our summer camps have grown over the years to meet a variety of interests for our students,”...

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Children at Jefferson Elementary School in Eastlake are doing random acts of kindness

The #bethekindkid movement started in Pittsburg in 2016 by two ambitious first graders and their teacher, who shared a mission to make the world a kinder place by empowering students to share their kindness with others. What began as an afterschool effort to make items to support local charities, blossomed into a means for children to reach...

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High-tech, leading-edge renovations of three iconic shoe stores is making SouthPark Mall the destination for footwear in Northeast Ohio

Lucky Shoes isn’t resting on its 100-year-old laurels. And shoppers visiting Strongsville’s SouthPark Mall will discover that Lucky Shoes is celebrating its centennial anniversary with big changes. “As we celebrate our past this year, we’re also continuing to innovate for the future,” explains John Luck, fourth-generation president...

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Longfellow Elementary ushers in a new era of learning

When the 460 students in grades K-5 walk through the doors of their newly constructed Longfellow Elementary School in August, they will be at the crossroads of an end and a beginning. The highly collaborative process of planning and implementing began in December 2015, with educational visioning sessions made up of staff, students and...

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