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Painesville’s First Church of Christ is re-emerging as a leader in serving the community

Growing up in Green, Ohio, Mike Martin’s mother was a teacher while his father spent his days studying the heavens as a meteorologist for the Akron-Canton Regional Airport. Mike focuses on Heaven now, too, but in a completely different way. He’s a pastor. In fact, he’s the new pastor at First Church of Christ, in Painesville, where...

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A Final Thought: Sometimes there are no words

Last month—on August 19—my wife and I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary. That sounds like a long time, but it’s not. Thirty-five years is the blink of an eye. Of course, you cannot explain this to young people. Trying to tell a 30-year-old that their life will go by quickly is like trying to describe the hum of a...

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Here’s why Roofsmith Restoration is one of the top-ranked contractors—in America

When Roofsmith Restoration founder Mike Farist isn’t crawling around on a roof inspecting shingles, you might find him on the phone helping with an insurance adjuster or at the post office mailing another damaged shingle to another industry laboratory. When it comes to getting his clients’ new roofs covered by insurance, this man is...

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Here’s how Rabbi Rosette Barron Haim’s new holiday subscription series is reconnecting people to the Jewish community

Lately, there’s been plenty of new research into what it takes to live a long, healthy and happy life. And the findings are clear: people with strong social relationships enjoy a greater quality of life than those who feel more isolated. That should come as no surprise. Humans are social creatures, who—for countless...

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A Final Thought: Six reasons why fall's the worst season

This is the time when many people in Northeast Ohio start rushing the onset of fall. Well, not me. I’m not a big fan of autumn. Why? I’m so glad you asked: Fall SpicesThere’s a difference between herbs and spices. Herbs are the leafy green parts of aromatic plants, including basil, thyme, parsley, rosemary and cilantro—fragrant and...

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