Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Organization officials consider opening wellness center somewhere on the East End of Lakewood.
Officials from the YMCA of Greater Cleveland are considering a proposal to open a second location in Lakewood. That’s in addition to the main location at 16915 Detroit Avenue. Gary Rick, the Lakewood branch manager, said that opening a “storefront” location on the city’s east end — possibly on Madison Avenue near W. 117th Street — would “serve the organization’s mission.” At an ideal 9,000 square feet, the second location would be slightly smaller and offer different programs. Rick pointed out that the idea is still in the infancy stages. “At this point, it’s just a discussion,” he said. “The demand of the (Detroit Avenue) location, shows that we need additional space. Obviously, we would want it to be the same level of quality.” He said …
Monday, January 21, 2013
We thought we’d give you the breakdown of local stuff to do — and not to do — on the national holiday.
Editor's note: This edited post was originally published on Jan. 16, 2012. Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and while many have the day off, some spots are still open. In fact, some spots are the places to be. Let's get started: The US Post Office will be closed, and there will not be any mail delivery. Lakewood City Hall will be closed in honor of the holiday. Waste and recycling pickup is also postponed for those with pickup on Monday. There’s no classes at the Lakewood City Schools today, however the high school is still hosting the Lakewood Invitational JV wrestling tournament, starting at 7:30 a.m. The Lakewood YMCA is expected to keep regular hours. And it’s business-as-usual at the Lakewood Public Library. However, the event “…
Monday, October 1, 2012
Research shows good nutrition and exercise can help prevent breast cancer
You might be able to find help fighting breast cancer and other types of cancers at your local grocery store and fitness centers, according to the research findings of Dr. Marian Neuhouser, Ph.D, RD. Dr. Neuhouser is a nutritional epidemiologist with a background in nutritional sciences. She is an investigator at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Her research is focused on lifestyle factors such as nutrition and physical activity. Some factors may prevent breast and prostate cancer and improve survivorship in those diagnosed with cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, more than 200,000 American women are diagnosed with breast cancer and more than 40,000 American women will die …
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Halloween comes early as children of all ages dress up in costume and enjoy games, refreshments and activities for Halloween HullaBaBoo Party.
The YMCA played host to some ghoulish games and freaky fun and lots of costumed kids on Friday night. The Halloween HullaBaBoo Party also featured light refreshments, trick-or-treat and a costume contest.