Archive for April 12th, 2017

Walking in someone else’s shoes

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

“Heads down! Eyes down!” came the command, not from a drill sergeant at boot camp, but from a freed slave warning us how to behave in front of less-than-benevolent masters and slave traders on the harrowing “Road to Freedom.”

A group of 20 adults and children assumed the roles of runaway slaves in pre-Civil War Ohio, traversing the woods at Lorain County Metro Parks French Creek …Read More

VA’s Bernard deeply invested in her work with area veterans

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Jennifer Bernard’s journey to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) began when her brother-in-law served in Iraq. It heightened her awareness of the needs of returning combat veterans. So when she saw a job posting for a position at the VA, she decided to leave the private sector and did her own version of “signing up to serve.”

Public gets scoop on team-teaching concept to be used in new 3-8 building

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The public got a crash course on team teaching during a recent board of education meeting and learned the basics of the way education will be delivered to students next year in the North Ridgeville Academic Center (NRAC).

The NRAC is the official name of the new grades 3-8 building set to open in the fall of 2018. Students in
that building will be …Read More