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Can you really teach an old dog new tricks?

They are the first face greeting you when you arrive home, your most loyal friend and spirited sidekick. But most dog owners nowadays lack the time and expertise to train their dogs properly. Meet Aurelia Ford-Martin, who, along with her husband, Steve, owns The Upbeat K9. The new mobile training service uses cutting-edge methods to help Fifi...

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Strongsville's Westwood Place Senior Apartments celebrates 40 years

A charming seven-story beacon in the downtown Strongsville skyline, Westwood Place Senior Apartments has served as a home-away-from-home for independent seniors since 1978. When you walk into the lobby on any given day, you’ll find a flurry of social activity, whether it’s card games in the sunlit atrium, groups of ladies chatting over...

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Splash Car Wash is getting bigger, better and offering even more affordable vehicle cleaning services

'Tis the season when you’re likely to find salty, grimy slush droppings splattered beneath your vehicle on your garage floor. If you’ve noticed the dimples and pock marks the salt has created in your concrete over the years, just imagine what it can do to the bottom of your car. Regular undercarriage flushings can help remove road...

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Symphony at Olmsted Falls residents are part of a pilot program designed to improve quality of life

Whether it’s travelling the world, conducting an orchestra or playing interactive trivia games that span the decades, the residents at Symphony at Olmsted Falls are enjoying social connection and memory engagement through the new It’s Never 2 Late iN2L Person-Centered Technology. According to Megan Corrigan, who is the Executive Director,...

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A Final Thought: A guide to gift-giving

Twenty-five years ago, I surprised my family with a special holiday present: a gift certificate for a hot air balloon ride for the four of us—me, my wife and our two daughters. I still remember my wife’s reaction when I presented her with the elaborate gift package detailing the calm sunrise lift-off, the gentle floating through the...

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