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Terry Kovach

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50 Years Ago: A Burning River Ignites the Environmental Movement

Posted by Terry Kovach on Jul 2, 2019 10:49:53 AM

The modern environmental movement started taking shape early in the 1960’s. But it came to national attention about 50 years ago, on June 22, 1969, when the Cuyahoga River burned for the last time. 

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Topics: Active Lifestyle, Travel

America's Treasured Places: Our National Parks

Posted by Terry Kovach on May 23, 2019 12:47:44 PM

What comes to mind when you think about our national parks? Do you envision the amazing vistas of the Grand Canyon, or perhaps wild and wonderful Yellowstone? America’s national parks are a travel destination for millions of us year-to-year. Let’s check out some numbers:

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Travel

iPhone Tips and Tricks

Posted by Terry Kovach on Sep 30, 2016 2:50:40 PM

Do you have a smartphone? Maybe you’re even reading this blog on one. According to the Pew Research Center, 68% of Americans have smartphones, and 45% have tablet computers. The percentage of adults that use them seems to get smaller as age increases, but the rate of use among older adults continues to rise dramatically faster than younger age groups. They become more commonplace every day.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

Cleveland Shines as it Rises to the Occasion for the RNC

Posted by Terry Kovach on Aug 8, 2016 11:19:17 AM

Politics and the upcoming 2016 election are most definitely “center stage” if you watch, read or listen to the news these days. A few weeks ago, those of us who live in northeast Ohio were able to watch the political process unfold close to home, when Cleveland hosted the Republican National Convention.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

Safety Tips for Summer Bicycling

Posted by Terry Kovach on Aug 2, 2016 7:20:06 AM

It’s summer, and it’s a great time to be outside. What better time is there to get out and ride a bicycle? More and more communities offer trails for cycling in their parks, or bike lanes on the roadways to encourage people to cycle for enjoyment, exercise, environmentally-conscious commuting – or all of the above. But like most things, it’s smart to consider safety before you hop on your bicycle and head for the road.

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Topics: Active Lifestyle

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