Welcome 2017!

Happy New Year! 2017 is going to be a year full of great things—opportunities, memories, and, hopefully, a healthier me. I have made a resolution this year to avoid buying junk food and to take advantage of my gym membership everyday. Though I try to keep healthy on a regular basis, now is a great time to drop the "try"…

Christmas Groove Benefit Concert

The Christmas Groove Benefit Concert is an annual tradition that seeks to raise awareness while helping those
 in need in Northeast Ohio. For years, thousands of dollars have been donated to help families in Cuyahoga, 
Medina, Summit, and Stark counties.

Shop With a Cop

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #15 made a difference to community kids by escorting them via a cop car caravan to go shopping for holiday presents. What a way to spread Christmas cheer!

January 2017 Around Town

Are you looking forward to spending those long winter months cozied up with good books? We are too! Since you’ll be reading anyway, why not win some prizes? For every book, eBook, audiobook, downloadable audiobook or Playaway you read in January and February, enter the title for your chance to win. This year we’re giving away over 80 gift cards!…

Learn About Life Care

If you have never visited Life Care Center of Medina, then you do not know the supportive community that comprises its staff and residents. You may not realize that they provide inpatient and outpatient short-term rehabilitation, post-operative recovery, as well as Alzheimer's and dementia care. However, if you ever find yourself needing rehabilitation after a hospital stay or are seeking…

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,…

Pup-Positive Resolutions

If your dog could talk, he would probably say, “Let’s get more exercise and eat better in 2017! And let’s do it together, because I love you.” That's right! Just like you would set a New Years Resolution to get healthy, you can also set a resolution to get healthy with your pup. Healthy eating and regular exercise are important…

Healthy Lifestyle with Health Markets

This year, make it your resolution to begin exploring insurance options immediately. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), forgoing insurance is punishable by tax penalty. Enrollment is only open through January 31, and the experts at Health Markets Insurance Agency in Medina warn against waiting.

This Year, Go Vegan!

Since August, Sean Hennessy has served as the Greater Ohio Outreach Coordinator for Vegan Outreach. The non-profit animal advocacy organization educates on the importance of food choices to personal health. They emphasize the benefits of a plant-based diet, whether it is flexitarian (minimal meat consumption), vegetarian (no meat consumption), or vegan (free of meat, dairy, and eggs). As a vegan…

Tinman Tips for a Healthier You!

As fitness experts, Jason Abbey, Managing Partner at Tinman Fitness, and Heather Abbey, Head Trainer at Tinman, strive to make their community a healthier place.​ “We have all seen poor health take a toll on loved ones,” says Heather. “And we all want to set a good example of a healthy lifestyle for our kids. At Tinman, we work to…

Banana Treats to Bark About!

A well-balanced diet is important to health. That is true whether you walk on two legs or four. Many times, store-bought snacks have multiple ingredients and preservatives listed on the label. If you cannot even pronounce some of those ingredients, how can you be sure they are good for you, let alone for your four-legged best friend?