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Self-storage facility prepares for seasonal changes

Self-storage facility prepares for seasonal changes

Donnie Darko, Guest Writer

January 3, 2017


Filed under Local

In foresight of the holiday season every year, Lake County self-storage proprietor John Galgoczy adjusts his schedule to accommodate the rush. Christmas decorations play a major part in the storage business. “As is the nature of any holiday decorations, they’re only used once a year and take u...

Tree lighting unites local city

Tree lighting unites local city

Nick Chormanski, Guest Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Showcase

When a city faces economic, social, and political issues a city comes together and unites. On Sunday, Dec. 4, Mayor Georgine Welo of South Euclid and her team of planners, event coordinators, and a group of volunteers held a tree lighting service to brighten the holidays and for the city to come t...

New Ohio bill bans suspensions for truants

New Ohio bill bans suspensions for truants

Donnie Darko, Guest Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local

Under Ohio’s new bill, schools will no longer be able to suspend students or send them to court for skipping school. In recent years, attendance rates in Ohio public schools have fallen significantly. In order to combat this, the state legislature has proposed a new bill, which combats old-fashioned...

Basketball tournament connects local communities

Basketball tournament connects local communities

October 30, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

On Saturday, October 29th, numerous members of surrounding communities came together to participate in a basketball tournament. Countless participants were Mayfield students, faculty, and family members. The basketball tournament, which was the first installment, was organized by senior Jack Hollinsh...

Fall Fun Festival brings together community

Megan Agresta, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Student Life

On Thursday, October 13th Lander Elementary School had their annual Fall Fun Festival at Patterson’s Fruit Farm. The Fall Fun Festival consisted of various activities such as hayrides, face painting, prize raffles, and snacks. Many Lander students attend the event every year, as well as many Mayfi...

Tribe looks for first championship in 70 years

Tribe looks for first championship in 70 years

Jared Serre, Chief Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Sports

As the calendar changed to October, many people had one thing on the mind: playoff baseball. Viewed as perhaps the top part of each season, the playoffs are where the top teams come together and compete for one title—the title of World Series champion. This year, the hometown Cleveland Indian...

Mayfield Heights outlaws cell phone use while driving

Mayfield Heights outlaws cell phone use while driving

Megan Agresta, Guest Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

Texting and driving has risen 50% over the past year. Due to this increase, the city of Mayfield Heights has passed a new law to ban this dangerous hazard. City Council Member Don Manno is making it his responsibility to enforce this law as soon as possible. It all started when the police departmen...

Browns exploit Eagles with draft trade

Browns exploit Eagles with draft trade

Jared Serre, Assistant Editor

April 21, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Showcase

After a poor 2015 football season, the Cleveland Browns were slated to pick second overall in the upcoming 2016 NFL Draft. However, on April 20, the Browns hatched a trade with the Philadelphia Eagles with a total of seven picks changing teams. The Eagles, who went 7-9 last season, were expected...

Ohio firefighters unprotected from varied field illness

Ohio firefighters unprotected from varied field illness

Ally Drop, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Showcase

Ohio is one of the sixteen states to not have a law relating fighting fires with cancer. As if fighting the fires wasn't enough danger, the people who risk their lives to save others have a very high risk of developing certain types of cancers later on in life. The cancers firemen are at risk for...

OPINION: Tyronn Lue’s promotion a step forward for the Cavs

OPINION: Tyronn Lue’s promotion a step forward for the Cavs

Jared Serre, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Showcase, Sports

The day after his team beat the Los Angeles Clippers by 13 points, Cavaliers head coach David Blatt was fired. This move, initially causing speculation that the Cavs would be going after Golden State interim coach Luke Walton for the job, was jaw dropping. The team was first in the Eastern Conferenc...

Hue Gotta Believe: Browns make Jackson eighth head coach since 1999

Hue Gotta Believe: Browns make Jackson eighth head coach since 1999

Jared Serre, Assistant Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local, Showcase, Sports

There is no doubt that the person who leads a team is the most important. Sure, it helps to have talent throughout the roster. But as former New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said, “Remember when we lose, I lose, when we win, [the players] win.” That’s exactly what happened for the...

Parker Orthodontics continues to gain patients

Parker Orthodontics continues to gain patients

Kelvina Ng, Staff Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Beyond MHS, Local

Parker Orthodontics of Mayfield Village continues to thrive by gaining new patients with the help of an additional orthodontist and current or former patients. Dr. Stephan Parker has been performing quality orthodontic care for patients since 1988 and is aware that there is always competition in his...

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