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Study guide

Packing their lunch with healthy choices is the easy part. Packing their brains with confidence? That’s where it gets a little more challenging. Here, area psychologists, counselors and dietitians give their tips for preparing your child for the school year.

Edible energy

Eco-friendly packaging and crunchy, vibrantly-colored goodies make pre-packaged, processed food lunches a thing of the past. Local dietitians share their best tips on what to pack for a healthy school year.

Up the mountain

Rev. Everett Mills turned a vision into a mission 28 years ago with the founding of the not-for-profit organization Mountain Mentors. Since its start, it has helped countless at-risk teens conquer difficulties and "hike" toward the highlands of good choices, empowerment, and self-esteem with the help of "one-on-one, lasting relationships between adult volunteer mentors and

Let's play ball

Don’t pack away those baseball mitts just yet. The Miracle League of Northwest Ohio (MLNWO) is forming its fall league, due to begin September 9. The purpose of the league is to give every child with disabilities the opportunity to play baseball. “Sports played a big role in my life growing up," said MLNWO founder

The door’s always open

Celebrating two years in operation last September, Elizabeth’s House is, as founder Beth Collins describes, a gathering place for women who want to rethink, renew, and reinvent their lives.  “Many times women feel there is something missing in their lives and it’s always the same thing – they’re missing a connection to themselves,” says Collins.