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A Final Thought: Tales of Winter

It is mid-February when seasonal affective disorder peaks and I fall into the pit of despair—the cold, the snow, the grey skies, the still-short days. I try to go south in late winter, but not this year. Instead I’m headed to Traverse City, Michigan, to go ice fishing with some buddies. It’s madness, I know, but it’s on my bucket...

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With real estate agent Amy Hoes in your corner, selling in a fluctuating market just may be the smartest move you can make

While most of us consider the month of January a perfect time to hibernate, Howard Hanna real estate agent Amy Hoes has been insanely busy. “Despite there being a shortage of homes on the market, my team and I doubled our sales volume last month compared to January 2021,” she says, noting that her team has grown to eight local experts...

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While their people are away, the pets that stay at Dog Gone Crazy are having snow much fun

Although the temperatures outside may be frightful, Sandra Jenkins and the team at Medina’s Dog Gone Crazy are embracing the chill and treating the dogs in their care to snow much fun. “We’re open seven days a week, 365 days a year, with holidays being the only time we don’t allow pick-ups or drop-offs,” Sandra says. “There is no...

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The Ursuline College Master Apprenticeship Program (MAP) offers four-year grads an accelerated path toward earning a master’s and teaching licensure

The growing teacher shortage, both in Ohio and across the country, is spurring increased demand and opening doors of opportunity for people who might be considering a rewarding second career in education. One local college offers a one-year accelerated program to turn that dream into a reality with a Master of Arts degree and teacher’s...

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Engaging residents and doing good deeds at Symphony of Olmsted Falls

Symphony at Olmsted Falls has just launched a program that emphasizes an attitude of gratitude. The 2022 Grateful Give Back engages residents, their families and people in the community to shower others with good deeds. “We appreciate how important feeling grateful and paying it forward can be to each person’s well-being,” says Director...

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