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Angela Gartner

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Angela Gartner is the editor at Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. She previously served as editor for family and general interest magazines in the region. As a journalist, her features and columns have appeared in newspapers and other publications including The News-Herald, Sun Newspapers as well as the Chicago Tribune. She grew up in Northeast Ohio and is a mom of two boys. The whole family is busy each weekend with sports and finding new happenings around the region. She loves reading books, being a board member at the Cleveland Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and talking the family dog, a Scottish Terrier named Jagger, on his walks.

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Meet the Mascots: Lovable Characters from Northeast Ohio Sports Teams

2018 Editions Featured July 2018 Magazine
Northeast Ohio is home to family-friendly sports teams that rival even the biggest regions when it comes to the players, the coaches, the fans, the foods — and most importantly, the mascots. They’re the ones who get a smile from the littlest of fans to the oldest, with team spirit and the ability to energize the crowds. We found out a little more about each of these lovable mascots. ...
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2018 Cover Kids Contest Winners

2018 Editions Featured July 2018 Magazine
The third annual Northeast Ohio Parent magazine Cover Kids contest received close to 350 entries. The children who were submitted ranged between ages 0-16 and were from across the region, and the panel of judges had some tough choices to make. Find out which kids were selected as winners and runners-up. ...
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Opens Asian Highlands Habitat

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Editor Angela Gartner shares a sneak peak inside the zoo's new Asian Highlands destination, which is home to Amur and snow leopards, red panda and a new species to the zoo, takin. Also, get details about the Asian Lantern Festival, which will light up the zoo for five weeks this summer. ...
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Northeast Ohio Summer Reading Programs & Book Recommendations for Kids

2018 Editions Ages & Stages Featured June 2018 Magazine Things to do

Ready for your local summer reading program? Keep your kids engaged with books and learning all season long. Here are some picks to help you get started. read more

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The Road to 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Megan Knight and her sons, twins Gavin and Tyler, 6, and Casey, 2, frequent the Highland branch of the Medina County District Library. This year, the system joined other libraries

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‘Sea’ the New Changes at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium

2018 Editions Magazine May 2018 Things to do

Changes are underway at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, which is housed in the historic FirstEnergy Powerhouse on the West Bank of the Flats in downtown Cleveland. read more

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Seeking Safe Havens: How the Opioid Epidemic has Affected the Foster Care System

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2018 Editions Magazine May 2018 Parenting
There is an increase in the number of kids going into foster care due to the opioid epidemic. Child welfare agencies across Northeast Ohio are seeing firsthand the impact it has on the family unit when a parent is a substance abuser. Children are likely to be removed from that environment until mom, dad or both recover, or they could be placed permanently. Agencies are hoping new foster parents answer the call to help kids in need. ...
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10th Annual Stop the Hate Contest Winners Named

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Ten high school juniors and seniors competed for the title of grand prize winner at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s 10th Annual "Stop the Hate Youth Speak Out" essay writing contest. The top 10 essays were read as students vied for a chance to win the grand prize of a $40,000 scholarship.  ...
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