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Governor’s business shutdown hurts local restaurants

Many restaurants are trying to find new ways to stay open. Crostatas on Bishop Road has now opened up a new patio area to allow customers to come in and dine.

Kevin Bluffestone, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

On March 15, Gov. Mike Dewine ordered that all restaurants close their doors for dine-in, and since then, businesses haven’t been the same. Many small restaurants have taken a hit during these unprecedented times. Alyssa Ladner, a manager at Smokin Q’s BBQ in Mayfield Village, said, “It’s gre...

Mayfield Village restaurant makes adjustments to stay open

Since mid-March, Pizzazz employees have been offering curbside pickup to limit traffic in the lobby of their restaurant.  Employee Katelyn Kasprisin said,

Makayla DePinto, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

While many businesses are closing because of lack of income and inability to follow governmental guidelines, restaurants like Pizzazz Pizzeria in Mayfield Village are making adjustments to remain open. Val Gaspar, owner and manager of Pizzazz, has set rules and regulations that all of her employees...

Lyndhurst business seeks to help clients affected by COVID-19

SCREEN SHARE: Wellspring uses software like Zoom and GoToMeeting to conduct video calls with their firm. The calls help them with their planning and client management.

Chris Capuozzo, Staff Writer/Photographer

April 24, 2020

As businesses are starting to shut down because of the inability to receive income from their sales, some businesses, like Wellspring Financial Advisors in Lyndhurst, are starting to step in and help. Michael Novak, the president and managing director of Wellspring, works with government programs...

Ohio seeks authorization of mask sterilization technology

Battelle employees build a Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination System™

Abhi Siri, Guest Writer

April 8, 2020

On March 29, 2020, Gov. Mike DeWine made a direct appeal to the FDA for full authorization of Columbus-based Battelle’s new mask sterilization technology. The governor said that the FDA had granted limited approval for the use of the decontamination system, but DeWine went on to say that limited...

Trump extends social distancing order

President Trump delivers the new social distance guidelines from the Rose Garden as he addresses the media.

Casey Imoto, Guest Writer

April 8, 2020

President Donald Trump has announced that the nationwide social distancing guidelines will remain through the end of April. Previously, Trump issued a two-week timeframe which was set to expire a day after the new, month-long extension was released. The command came after the president’s health...

Pizza Roto serves training program to its employees

The newest Pizza Roto location is on the corner of Wilson Mills Road and Miner Road.  It opens daily at 11am.

Rachel Wu, Guest Writer

January 29, 2020

Pizza Roto in Highland Heights has been hiring workers through online job websites and teaching them through a four-day training program. Tito Velez, the manager at Pizza Roto, finds it an easy task to find workers online but they aim to fill the morning shift first. Velez said, “With strong competition...

Investment firm stresses benefits of investing early

A large Edward Jones sign welcomes clients as they enter the Highland Heights firm.

Gianna Somrak, Guest Writer

May 28, 2019

A man sits in a plush, comfortable chair; his legs bouncing up and down with impatience and anxiousness. He peers down at the lightened screen of his phone and a smile spreads across his face at the picture of his eighteen year old daughter, who will soon be traveling across the country to attend university....

American Hungarian Friends of Scouting recruits new leader

Matthew Szigeti (standing in white) singing with the Cub Scouts at a scout outing on Saturday May 11, 2019.

Julianna Szigeti, Guest Writer

May 26, 2019

The American Hungarian Friends of Scouting (AHFS) Görgey Arthur Troop 14 recently appointed Matthew Szigeti as their new troop leader. AHFS is a non-profit organization that sponsors the Cleveland Hungarian scout troops. In order to be in the troop, a member has to be able to speak and understand...

Local business owners experience rocky path yet still succeed

Working from home for a few hours, Kathleen LaGore uploads pictures of inventory to the business’s eBay page, while Chip LaGore works to fix a broken printer, that will later be displayed on eBay.

Brianna LaGore, Guest Writer

May 25, 2018

Flexible hours and endless, nonstop working lifestyle is how Chip and Kathleen LaGore would describe themselves who are owners of a small and local electronics recycling business. Chip LaGore, who named the business Alltech Electronics Recycling, said his struggles helped his business grow. LaGore...

Alisha Bausone played at coffee shops for many years

Bausone during a performance.

Gavin Mitten, Guest Writer

March 14, 2018

Alisha Bausone, a chemist recruiter, used to play the guitar and piano at coffee shops for many years. Bausone admitted that she had butterflies on stage, but the casual and warm coffee shop environment made her feel confident.  She said, “It was great to be with like-minded people.” She ...

Michael Christopher Salon hires talented stylists

Michael Christopher Salon hires talented stylists

Sydney Nicolli, Guest Writer

January 19, 2018

Michael Christopher Salon buzzed with business as the holidays came and went in December. Christmas promo packages, new hot tools and fresh hair dyes were in the air and individuals everywhere were vouching for the newest haircuts and colors for the celebratory season. Because of the holiday h...

Produce Place expands with third location

The third Produce Place location opened this year in Lyndhurst.

Chuck Heil, Guest Writer

December 18, 2017

A striving local business has begun making its mark by starting from a small tent on the corner of SOM Center and Chardon Road to a three store, family run market. Produce Place Market, formerly known as Sun Plum Market, was originally a school project, for the two oldest sons of the Teriaca family...

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