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Local women make face masks to benefit individuals with developmental disabilities

Lake County women banded together on May 14 on a mission to make face masks for individuals with developmental disabilities who attend adult services programs at the Lake County Board of Developmental Disabilities (LCBDD)/Deepwood. The women who volunteered their time and talents were either members of the Deepwood staff or the LCBDD Board of...

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Hiring the right contractor

Over 45 successful years in the home construction business, Acclaim Renovations & Design founder Bob Gallese has picked up a thing or two. His company has seen an uptick in business following the pandemic, as people have been stuck in their homes and are eager to pull the trigger on a transformation. But before you start looking for the...

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Snatched: Where have all the new home listings gone?

If you have not seen a lot of “for sale” signs around town, there is good reason. First, the inventory is low due to the ongoing pandemic. And, secondly, the few homes that are on the market are being snatched up in days. “This is the perfect time to sell your home, as homeowners are getting top dollar,” says Kevin Wasie, owner of...

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Lake Metroparks says it’s best to just leave nature alone when encountering orphaned babies and other wildlife

June is the month for exploring the great outdoors, whether hiking, biking or gardening. But as we take to the trails, paths and backyards again, it’s good to realize that we’re not alone. If you encounter a wild animal that looks like it’s orphaned or injured, what should you do? We caught up with Tammy O’Neil, wildlife care manager,...

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Crossroads Health offers services to prisoners to help increase their chances for success after release

You can judge a society by how well it treats its prisoners.” —Fyodor Dostoevsky This famous quote by the Russian novelist, who at one point in his life served a four-year sentence of hard labor in Siberia, underscores the redemptive quality of compassion and benevolence. If Dostoevsky were alive today, he’d find that...

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