Ask the Expert: What to do about Skunks and Raccoons

If you follow the local social media pages, it should come as no surprise that deer, coyotes, and geese, have served as spirited topics of discussion over the past several years. The city also receives a number of inquiries related to skunks, raccoons, and other nuisance animals…and how to manage them.
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Cleveland ranked fifth in nation for most dog attacks on mail carriers

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cleveland ranked fifth in the nation during 2020 for most dog attacks on mail carriers, the United States Postal Service said Wednesday. The city totaled 46 dog attacks, with the nation experiencing more than 5,800 total last year. Gary Gardner, a mail carrier at the Puritas post office, was bitten by a Doberman at a residence just west of Rocky River Drive on July 9.
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Tropical Butterfly Walk

Enjoy the beauty of butterflies for free! The Butterfly House at Miller Nature Preserve is located on Center Road in Avon.
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The Lake Erie College introduces horse-powered tutoring to boost reading ability

CLEVELAND, OH — The Lake Erie College (LEC) School of Education and School of Equine Studies and Painesville City Local Schools (PCLS) developed a program called Horse Powered Tutoring. This program is intended to help improve the reading ability of local elementary school students, with the help of LEC students, staff, as well horses from the LEC School of Equine Studies.
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Along the Way: Bee study? Your life may depend on it!

Consider, please, the bees and other pollinating insects of the earth. Should they die off and disappear, we humans would likely starve to death within a few short years. On the other hand, should we humans die off and disappear, the bees and other pollinating insects would happily continue, the loss of humans amounting to good riddance.
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Watch: Groundhog steals workout gear from Cleveland porch

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A portly porch pirate grabbed a Lululemon delivery and dragged it to its den, prompting the homeowner to call for reinforcements. Homeowner Kelly Svoboda, of Cleveland, looked forward to her delivery of athletic wear. But a groundhog intercepted the package, trundled down the porch stairs, and tumbled into a head-over-paws face plant.
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Meet the koala bears at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo!

CLEVELAND — This morning, we got to meet the cute koalas that call the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo home. Their names are McKenzie and Maya! McKenzie, also known as mom, gave birth to Maya at the zoo before the pandemic began. Both are happy and healthy -- and they both love the camera!
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North Ridgeville Kiwanis Club holding cutest dog contest

NORTH RIDGEVILLE — A cutest dog contest is underway to help the North Ridgeville Kiwanis Club raise money for initiatives benefiting area youths. Anyone can enter or vote in the “2021 Cutest Pooch Photo Contest” online at More than $550 of the club’s $5,000 goal had been raised as...

White Dog Bed and Breakfast optimistic after pandemic

CLEVELAND — It's no secret that the pandemic put a stop to many plans and halted many dreams. However, one couple's dream of renovating and running a bed and breakfast is now in full swing. “The whole first floor is basically the same layout as we bought it,” said Patty...