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When is the best time to sell your home?

As Tom Petty once sang, “The waiting is the hardest part.” And so it goes for real estate. When is the best time to sell? Should you wait until spring? Throughout the year, we’ve run stories exploring “right-sizing” as opposed to downsizing and covered all the considerations to think about when folks decide what the next phase...

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ABC Equipment Rental & Sales helps contractors finish every job safely, efficiently, on budget and on time

During 2019, the economy has been strong, and local contractors have found themselves with plenty of jobs and robust schedules. Of course, their reward for all their hard work and improved profits will be a big tax bill come April 15. But right now two local business owners are helping local contractors find the heavy equipment they...

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A Final Thought: Where were you at the time of the murder?

My wife and I are anglophiles. We love everything British. Right now in our kitchen cabinets you’ll find Walker shortbread cookies and McVitie’s digestive biscuits, which, by the way, do nothing to aid digestion; they’re just cookies. In our freezer, you might even find crumpets, delicious with butter and blackberry jam. Most of our...

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The origins of Sweetest Day (UPDATED)

Sweetest Day originated in October of 1916 as “Candy Day,” a promotion launched by the National Confectioner’s Association. The campaign’s slogan was: “The Sweetest Day in the Year.” Although the holiday was cancelled in 1917 due to a sugar shortage related to World War I, it was reborn as “Sweetest Day” in 1921 in Cleveland,...

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Active seniors 55 and over are living their best lives at Lorain Pointe Senior Apartments

Erin Hill, property manager at Lorain Pointe Senior Apartments, admits to being a little envious of the community’s residents. “I’m not 55, so I can’t move in,” Erin laments. The oversized food pantries in Lorain Pointe’s two-bedroom apartments was one of the things that first caught her eye. But most of the residents, she...

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