Lost to Found: It’s Okay to Not Know

It is often that as students move through high school - especially through junior and senior year - they become concerned for their future. In a society where high schoolers are pressured to choose a major for college and decide on a career path to follow before they graduate, students who do not know what truly interests them or know…

Start The Year Right With Shen Yun

Kick off your new year right by experiencing 5,000 years of cultural celebration in one must-see performance. The 2017 Shen Yun performance, which takes place just a few days after Chinese New Year on February 4 and 5, brings together close to 100 talented performers to pay homage to over 50 Chinese ethnic groups that hail from different backgrounds, lifestyles,…

December 2016 Local Limelight

As one of the managers of the Brunswick City Schools Video Program, I work with students in grades six through 12 to teach them the basics of print journalism. As you can imagine, we encounter a great deal of creativity in the students. I recently had the chance to talk with the sixth grade students about how they choose Christmas…

Your Life in Letters

Like many busy working mothers, Brynne Watkins had every intention to update and add to her children’s baby books as they grew up. “For Luca, my first child, I half-filled his baby book and kept a scrapbook for him until he was two. Then Blake came along. Blake got his name on the first page of his baby book,” says…

Father figure

Wadsworth High girls' basketball coach Andrew Booth and wife Rachel have two biological children, but their extended family runs into the hundreds. Daughter Peyton, a standout player for her father at Wadsworth and 2014 Medina County Senior Female Athlete of the Year, is a sophomore playing basketball at the University of New Hampshire, and son Alec is a senior on…

Standing Tall

Almost every day, and sometimes two or three times a day, Jon Teske gets the same question: How tall are you? An 18-year-old senior at Medina High and the reigning MVP for Medina County boys' basketball, Teske occasionally wants to give a sarcastic answer. But even when his mood is bad, which isn't often, his polite nature won't allow it.…

The Art of Pampering

For a new look in the New Year, Legacy Hair Studios offers pampering services designed to leave every guest feeling refreshed, relaxed and beautiful. Owner Dolly Hanreck, who operates four Legacy Hair Studios in Medina, Wadsworth, Middleburg Heights and Northfield, recommends three different treatments in 2016.