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Wednesday. June 14. 2000
Summer of fun
Boys, girls, Ice cream, bikes, swimming, and
goofing off, are all a big part of summer fun, es
pecially when you are a teenager. These teena- gers recently found some fun on a warm after- noon with some ice cream, and whipped cream.
Wanted: pooch owners |
to help residents heal
by VICKIE HAUFF
Amherst Minor Nursing
Home on North Lake Street
is asking for help in maintaining a pet therapy program.
Started several years ago,
the program helps many of
the residents with communication skills —ad gives them
something to look forward to.
Now, the nursing home is
asking for help from their
neighborhood pet owners.
"We see lots of people
walking their dogs around the
area, and if they could just
slop in and walk through, it
would mean a great deal to
our residents," activities director Diane Morrow said.
No appointment is necessary and there is no obligation, just a few extra minutes
on your walk to cut through
the nursing home and you
can help make someone's life
a little more pleasant The
nursing facility asks only that
pet owners first check in and
let them know they are there.
"If someone would like to
brighten someone's day, they
might get a smile out of
someone who normally
doesn't have much to smile
abouC Morrow adds.
For many years, the Animal
Protective League brought in
adaptable animals for the
program once a month for an
hour, but began to charge $25
a month for the service. Although the nursing home was
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Leonard Keene and AJethea Edwards share
petting time with Sarah, a dog brought to Am
herst Manor by owner Dartene Shimandle.
Alethea Edwards delights in spending a moment with Sarah, a white terrier.
Professional building to be anchored by bank
by PAUL MORTON
After a shaky beginning, the Pinnacle professional building is under
construction at the intersection of
Cleveland Avenue and RL 58.
Developer Bob Bove said the in-
tersec-on is one of the busiest in
Lorain County, and the Rt 58 corridor is the new "hot bed" of commercial development in the county.
"We wen fortunate enough to ac-
qnke what we consider the best lo-
cation in Amherst," Bove said. "Ihe
building will front on RL 58 and
Cleveland Avenue, so it will have
good visafrt'ny "
But the traffic that makes the site
so inviting for the professional
building also created difficulties in
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Aid, the prafc-tional building, and
Good Shop-enl Baptist Church had
to be re-engineered to satisfy church
representatives who said the turning
radius onto Cleveland Avenue was
"It wasn't really a major problem," Bove said. "We just went
through the process, and now I think
everyone is happy."
In the final plan, the margin-
road will enter Cleveland Avenue at
a traffic light to be placed at the
Auto Zone marginal road on the
until side of the street
Bove aid the 11,000 square foot
building will lave five suites, each
about 2,300 square feet Mump
One Banc has already signed on as
the fiat tenant, but the ftwiajnitfl
four suites are still available.
The building would be ideal for
financial services, Muf* or
offices, really any white-collar professional enterprise," Bove said.
He said, however, there wouM ba
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