Archive for October 5th, 2016

‘Ordinary Grace’ can move us past the despicable

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Life is filled with extraordinary challenges. Some are so fraught with pain and strong negative emotions they “gut punch” even the strongest among us. What comes to mind for me are those who learn their child faces a deadly disease and those who learn someone they love has been seriously injured or died.  How could anyone not be staggered by such news?

What gets us through? How …Read More

Sheffield Village VA clinic earns kudos; registers 191 new vets in 90 days

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

Just 90 days after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) opened an outpatient clinic in Sheffield Village, 191 veterans have registered for services for the first time. Jim Machert is one of those vets. “I drove by a few times and noticed the sign,” he says. Then one day he felt prompted to stop in. He and his wife met with …Read More

City starting to look at how it would handle legal pot business

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

Like so many other cities, North Ridgeville is exploring placing a moratorium on any business related to the medical marijuana industry.

Many cities are doing the same after Ohio lawmakers legalized the use of medical marijuana in the state but did not set up a “mechanism” to oversee it, said North Ridgeville City Council President Kevin Corcoran.

North Ridgeville’s proposed ordinance was introduced and …Read More