Medina County officials discuss keys to regional development plan

MEDINA, Ohio — A planning group working on regional development and soliciting feedback from residents plans to unveil in September recommendations for future development across Northeast Ohio. Jon Benedict of the Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium, which has been working on the Vibrant NEO 2040 planning process, said the group will not endorse any one […]

Holiday fairs offer crafts, jewelry, goodies from now till Christmas

View full sizeFind a gift or two to give or receive at one of the holiday bazaars scheduled for this fall.Plain Dealer file Here are our listings for local holiday fairs and bazaars through the end of the year.  SATURDAY, OCT. 26 St. Michael’s Woodside, 5025 E. Mill Road, Broadview Heights. Craft Fair. Arts, crafts, […]

Medina County receives $295,000 domestic violence grant

MEDINA, Ohio — A federal grant awarded to Medina County last week will allow the county court to keep a full-time victim advocate and specialized domestic relations magistrate through 2016. The $295,000 federal grant was awarded to the Medina County Domestic Relations Court, which deals with domestic violence cases. The grant is a three-year renewal […]

International Film Series to focus on global life: Around The Town

The 2015 film series, which will be Feb. 6-8 and Feb. 13-14 at BW’s Marting Hall, Room 114, 50 Seminary St. in Berea, premiered in the winter of 2005-2006 with a grant from the French Cultural Services and screened mainly French films that year. In 2014, the films were mainly of hispanic origin. This year’s […]

Gordon and Manziel deflate careers and credibility: Editorial cartoon

CLEVELAND, Ohio– The “Ghostbusters” movie franchise is being relaunched with an all new cast of female comedic actresses.   Meanwhile, Josh Gordon and Johnny Manziel have been acting like they’re auditioning for a recast “Dumb and Dumber III”.      Thursday Gordon released an open letter to Charles Barkley and other concerned  critics basically telling them […]

John Kasich’s new coordinated welfare approach to start with teens, young adults

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich will propose new approaches for Ohio’s welfare programs in the budget he unveils Monday, targeting teens and young adults as part of an effort to intervene at an early age to stop poverty. The changes would require individual counties, which administer the assistance programs across the state, to designate […]

Can Hillary Clinton and Ted Strickland help Ohio Democrats in Appalachia next year?

CLEVELAND, Ohio – There are two schools of thought on Ted Strickland. The first includes a fair number of Strickland’s fellow Democrats who view the former Ohio governor as yesterday’s news. Beneath the youthful glow and new fashion frames they see an aging and flawed candidate should he run for U.S. Senate. The other is […]

If you adopt some of these New Year’s resolutions, your financial life will be better: Money Matters

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Remember when Social Security numbers appeared on driver’s licenses and mortgage rates were 10 percent : Money Matters

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Many people get nostalgic around New Year’s. It’s a time to look back. This week, I’m looking back more than a year — I’m looking back over a couple of decades to see how much things have changed when it comes to our money and our financial information. Remember when: Social Security […]

PNC, other banks try to look like hip and cool by adding tablets to lobbies, doing away with teller lines

PNC’s remodeled branches have an open layout and don’t look like traditional branches. CLEVELAND, Ohio — When you walk into one of PNC’s new branches across Cleveland, it might seem more like an Apple store or cool coffee shop than a bank.  PNC’s remodeled offices, which it’s calling “the branch of the future,” doesn’t have […]