Do Just 5 Things

1. Donate your time or money to Feeding Medina County, a local nonprofit organization that works to feed families in need within our community. They organize food drives, deliver fresh and healthy food to needy families and seniors at no cost, grow a community garden that is harvested and given to Medina County residents and much more. With so many great programs…

5 Ice Cream Shops To Visit Before Summer Ends

 Article Emily Shea  1. Handel's Homemade Ice Cream  Offering every flavor your heart could desire, Handel's is a must-visit before school starts back in session. Their flavors range from traditional vanilla and chocolate to creative and outrageous crowd favorites Oree-Dough and key lime pie. 

A Mother and Daughter, An Unstoppable Force

 Article Nikki Rhoades  Elegant Red Petticoat  Amazon, $19

Donna’s Picks

Log onto to enter to win one of our two April Giveaways. Win a mother/daughter makeover with Salon Evangelene or an oil /filter/lube/tire rotation plus a car wash at Medina Auto Mall. From a fabulous makeup makeover to negotiating a deal for a great new car, I've learned a lot of new tips this month, which I'm passing along…

In the studio with Tom Batiuk

Medina County resident Tom Batiuk is the award-winning creator and illustrator of the syndicated comic strip Funky Winkerbean, which debuted in the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram daily newspaper in 1972. Today, the strip is syndicated in more than 400 newspapers nationwide. A character from the Funky series, Ed Crankshaft, soloed in his own strip in 1987. Tom writes and Chuck Ayers illustrates…

Scott and Tina Sabol

Who: Scott and Tina Sabol. Scott is the morning meteorologist at WJW Fox 8, Cleveland. Tina is the community engagement manager for Medina County District Library. Married for 13 ½ years, the couple met at television station WBOY in Clarksburg, West Virginia. Scott is originally from Hudson; Tina is from Medina. The couple live in Medina with their two children.