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Four area high school seniors were recently awarded $1,000 scholarships toward furthering their education, in memory of Jacob Goss

It all started with a little boy who inspired and encouraged every person who crossed his path in his brief time on earth. In November 2012, Jacob Goss was diagnosed with brain cancer. After four years of treatments at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Jacob lost his battle to cancer and gained his angel wings on...

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Meet Mentor school board member Annie Payne, winner of the Hometown Hero award from Platinum Real Estate

Denise and Mark Zervos, founders of The Neighborhood Experts at Platinum Real Estate, launched the Platinum Hero of the Year Award to recognize a person who selflessly serves the community. She says their thinking behind the award is to counteract negativity and “flip the script to focus on positivity.” Opening the contest up to...

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Do your toes look like little sausages?

It’s the middle of summer and it’s hot. We’re active and on our feet. So how do your legs feel? Are they achy or tired? Are your feet or ankles swollen? Do your toes look like little sausages? When people experience leg swelling, they often associate it with diet. “It must have been something I ate,” we say. “Maybe too much...

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Solutions for tired lawns

June’s blistering heat wave left us all worrying about how our lawn and landscaping would fare. It’s time to stop worrying and start marveling at how beautiful your outdoor living spaces can be. Founded 11 years ago by Tyler Hewit, ASE Outdoor Solutions has earned a reputation for living up to its acronym (A Superior...

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Maple Country Meats offers affordable, locally sourced meats, produce and more

We’re in the middle of the dog days of summer, which run through Sunday, August 11. With the highest temps of the year, slaving over meals in a hot kitchen isn’t on anyone’s to-do list. So why not pop in to Maple Country Meats for one-stop shopping and easy what’s-for-dinner ideas? The newly opened store sources everything needed to...

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