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Avoiding the storm chasers

You have probably heard the term “storm chasers” from the Weather Channel—men and women who fling themselves headlong into severe weather events for the sake of good TV. But there is another storm chaser far more common. These are unscrupulous, out-of-state “contractors” who knock on doors in the wake of storms and sell low-quality...

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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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Rosé and Roses: a Mother’s Day Tasting

On Thursday, May 5, Regency is hosting a special wine event we’re calling Rosé and Roses: A Mother’s Day Tasting. It’s a great way to celebrate mom a couple of days early and get a jump start on her special weekend. Now before you say, “Rosé, no way,” understand that rosés are not what they used to be. Or, rather, they are what...

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