Christmas is a time of giving and joy, but those less fortunate may be left out of the holiday fun. Toys for Tots strives to give back to families who can’t afford to get Christmas presents for their kids. In Brunswick, various locations such as Starbucks and Stages DayCare on Rt. 303 have d…

Fundraising News

Each year, eighth grade students from Brunswick get to go on a trip to Washington DC. As most trips are, it is expensive. To help raise funds, Edwards Middle School has a fall fundraiser.

Recently, Dennis and Kay Peffer held their annual train show in Independence, Ohio. Now in its third year of existence, the train show was created to provide Northeast Ohio with something that didn’t exist previously.

Maverick is a Native American Indian dog who lives in Brunswick with his owner, Erica Reihl. Native American Indian dogs are very intelligent, have a lot personality and are loyal companions. They can be part wolf, and some people even think that Maverick is a wolf. 

For people who love animals, the annual Pet Palooza at the Brunswick Library is a great event to attend. The free event will take place on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Worldwide, 300,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. And in the U.S., more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease. Two-thirds of children treated for childhood cancer will suffer long-term effects from treatment including loss of hearing and sight, heart disease,…

Students in the Brunswick community may have heard of VOFT but not know what it is. VOFT, which stands for Volunteer Opportunities for Teens, provides a variety of volunteer activities for current Brunswick High School (BHS) students looking to gain volunteer hours and become active student …

Type 1 Diabetes is an autoimmune disorder causing the glandular organ in the back of the pancreas to stop producing insulin. It is estimated that 1.25 million Americans have been diagnosed with this autoimmune disorder. T1D, short for Type 1 Diabetes, is not a disorder due to your eating hab…

At Huntington Elementary School (HES), there is a club for sharing important events and announcements that happen throughout the school and district. The HES Video Club is currently run by Alexandra Anderson, Huntington Kindergarten teacher. Anderson said she enjoys being the leader of Video…

Every year on the second week in February, events halls, churches, and volunteers prepare for the annual ‘Night to Shine’ Prom, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. ‘Night to Shine’ is a prom dedicated to making adults with special needs, ages 14 and older, feel like kings and queens.

LoveKids is a school supplies drive and backpack fundraiser sponsored by Polaris Christian Church in Brunswick. Jennifer Kerr and Tamara Swanson, LoveKids program coordinators, decided that their individual elementary schools, Applewood and Memorial, were in need of some change. “I was surro…

 “I’m just a girl who has a huge passion for music. I hope that this will be the year my sound gets heard across the world,” said Brunswick teenage rapper Georgiana Hasrouni, also known as “Little G Fresh”.

With this past holiday season that came with the hustle and bustle of baking cookies, buying presents, and throwing parties, it was easy to forget what the holiday season was truly about. However, Rachel’s Challenge at Brunswick High School did their part to remind you that the holidays are …

The Optimist Club of Brunswick is a service organization that has been in Brunswick since 1986. It is part of an international organization that has over 4,000 members in 115 countries. They shine a light on bringing out the best in people and communities, whilst keeping your head up high an…

The Leadership Club at Applewood Elementary School is designed to show elementary students the different roles of leadership throughout our community, along with the essential characteristics it takes to become a great leader.

Sara Schwarzwalder, age 24, is a fourth-grade teacher at Applewood Elementary. Originally, Schwarzwalder went to college at Kentucky University in Lexington, Kentucky to become a volleyball player. When she arrived at the campus, however, she decided to focus on becoming an elementary school…

Mary Jo Dempsey is a 6th grade girls’ volleyball A Team coach for the Saint Ambrose’s CYO Volleyball program. Dempsey uses her pride to show the team good performance, respect, integrity, determination and effort. It is rewarding when she watches all of the girls’ hard work in practice come …

What do high school students love more than coffee and bowling with frozen turkeys? The answer is doing both in one night, which local teens had the opportunity to do on Friday, November 9 at Hope Church in Brunswick.

Pumpkins have always been a staple part of the fall season and at Crocker Family Farms, life is “gourd.” The farm started as a dairy farm and became a crop farm in 2000. “I personally have been selling pumpkins since I was 8 years old,” said Dan Crocker, who is one the fifth generation of Cr…

The 4th Annual Brunswick Pumpkin Run was on Saturday, October 6, 2018. It took place next to Panera and across from the Cleveland Clinic Family Health Care Center. The Brunswick Pumpkin Run is a family-friendly Halloween themed race.

The Brunswick Library Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a group of members who suggest programs, activities, and books, that they feel teens would enjoy doing or reading. They discuss current issues the teen community may be having, and how the library might be able to help with it. Miss Mel plan…

Safety Patrol is a group of kids who direct everyone away from the buses and parents’ cars. All of the members of Safety Patrol teach traffic safety to all of the kids at Hickory Ridge Elementary. Also, they are role models for all the younger students that go to the school. Some kids in Saf…

In early February, the Brunswick Bots (also known as the BB8s) competed at the state level  F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League (FLL) competition at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio near Wright-Patterson Air Force base. Coach Bonnie Rom…

Picture a screaming crowd sitting on bleachers in a gym. It is so loud that you don’t even want to step inside the room. There are many rows of chairs on either side of the room with two tables in front of them. Four people are sitting at each table, and they each have papers in front of the…

Huntington’s EXCEL program is for third through fifth-graders who excel in certain subjects. Students start the program in the third-grade, and they work with the same classmates and teachers as they continue through the program. This helps them become closer, and the teachers know them well…

The first exclusive virtual reality game center in Ohio is located right here in Brunswick.  Dimitri’s Place VR is an independently owned business located at 3487 Center Rd., Suite 3C, in the German American Business Center. 

Professionals of Tomorrow is a program for Brunswick High School juniors and seniors who are looking for a chance to explore a work field that interests them. Early in the school year, each student was paired with a community-based mentor who will help them experience their workplace and car…

Everyone has that special hobby that they love to pursue. For some, it is playing a musical instrument; for others, it is playing a sport; for some, it is spending time outdoors; for others, it is creating art. But for Emily Mielke, a freshman at Buckeye Senior High, her hobby involves worki…