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November 4, 2016 by Suzanne Stadler Tetonis (Register to contact)

Luke Johnson, MHS graduate class of 1987, opened family pottery business in renovated historic building. Luke is doing most of the renovations himself. He is an art teacher at Barnesville High School and was their head football & wrestling coach.

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'Villains for Hire' on stage at Mentor High School  News-Herald.com

For the final time this summer, Wildwood Theatre Camp for the City of Mentor is ready to share its production of “Villains for Hire.”



Mentor High School, library preparing for HUB opening  News-Herald.com

When the school year begins, the denizens of Mentor High School will find a new face in a familiar place.



Police investigation of two students leads to extra security at Mentor High School  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio -- An email was sent to parents of Mentor High School students Monday evening concerning a police investigation of two students. Mentor High ...



Harlem Globetrotters Legends to play game in Mentor  News-Herald.com

The Harlem Globetrotters Legends are coming to Mentor High School on Oct. 20 for a 7 p.m. game.



Mentor community mourns sudden loss of volleyball coach  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio — Members of the Mentor High School varsity volleyball team were notified Monday of the passing of coach Stephen Scherlacher.



Mentor High School students not participating in national school walkout  fox8.com

MENTOR, Ohio- Some local high school students aren't exactly protesting the nationwide movement. "We're in Ohio, we're not in Parkland, but we realize this is ...



High school football: Mentor, Kirtland remain highest-ranked area teams in AP poll  News-Herald.com

The Mentor Cardinals continue to be considered the second-best Division I football team in Ohio.



'The Music Man' is Mentor High's spring musical | Young Thespians  News-Herald.com

After weeks of complaint, it would seem appropriate to acknowledge that spring has finally arrived.



Shaker Heights vs. Mentor football: Cardinals coast behind Brian Trobel's four touchdowns  News-Herald.com

Mentor led by just a score in the second quarter when the Cardinals' starting quarterback, sophomore Ian Kipp, departed the game with an injury. If Shaker ...



Sixth annual Think Manufacturing Career Expo held at Mentor High School  News-Herald.com

Mentor High School's gymnasium was filled with teenagers and buzzing with activity for a three-hour stretch on Oct. 4, but it had nothing to do with sports or ...



Community mourns death of Mentor volleyball coach Stephen Scherlacher  News-Herald.com

Stephen Scherlacher's sudden death Oct. 8 shocked the Northeast Ohio volleyball community. Scherlacher, 40, impacted thousands of lives through his ...



First-ever Trivia Night being held at The Hub at Mentor High School  News-Herald.com

Families and friends can compete during the first-ever Trivia Night at 5 p.m., Nov. 19, at The Hub in Mentor High School.



Mentor cross country: Cardinals' girls team wins team title at Cloverleaf  News-Herald.com

The strength of Mentor's girls cross country team is the Cardinals' No. 1 runner seems to change on a weekly basis. Whether Anna Evans, Maddie Hull or Diona ...



Corey Kluber baseball camp set for June 21 at Mentor High School  News-Herald.com

Corey Kluber is making a stop in Mentor. The Indians' two-time American League Cy Young Award winner announced March 7 he's created a baseball youth ...



Mentor vs. Solon football game preview for Oct. 12  News-Herald.com

What: Greater Cleveland Conference game. Where: Jerome T. Osborne Stadium. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 12. Records: Mentor 7-0 (4-0 GCC), Solon 6-1 (3-1 GCC).



Mentor vs. Shaker Heights football game preview for Oct. 5  News-Herald.com

What: Greater Cleveland Conference game. Where: Jerome T. Osborne Stadium. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 5. Records: Mentor 6-0 (3-0 GCC), Shaker Heights 5-1 (3-0 ...



Hundreds gather to say goodbye to Garfield Elementary School in Mentor  News-Herald.com

It was a bittersweet night as hundreds gathered to bid farewell to Garfield Elementary School in Mentor. Staff members and students, both past and present, ...



High school musicians flourish under the Wednesday-night lights at annual Lake County marching band festival  News-Herald.com

For the 11 high school marching bands that performed Sept. 26 at the Lake County Music Educators Association's 2018 Marching Band Festival, it was all about ...



Rugged GCC football race gets ramped up starting this week  News-Herald.com

Hold on tight — the Greater Cleveland Conference race is about to begin. Six weeks of high school football are in the books, but the rugged road of the GCC is ...



Mentor eighth-grade trip to Washington abruptly canceled  News-Herald.com

Mentor parents and school officials are still searching for answers after an educational trip for eighth-grade students to Washington, D.C., was abruptly canceled.



Four-star DE Noah Potter still committed to Ohio State despite brother's transfer  USA TODAY High School Sports

Noah Potter, a 4-star DE from Mentor (Ohio), is an Ohio State commit despite the departure of his brother from the OSU basketball team.



Aromatherapy topic of program taking place at The Hub in Mentor  News-Herald.com

People can learn about aromatherapy and breathing techniques to help them keep their cool during a program at 6 p.m., Nov. 14, at The Hub in Mentor High ...



Mentor High School unveils Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2017  News-Herald.com

A dozen individuals and two teams will be inducted into the Mentor High School Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 19 at Mentor's Paradigm Center.



Mentor High School Band director sees challenges and commitment in band  News-Herald.com

Steve Poremba, director of the Mentor High School Band Marching Band — the Fighting Cardinals — has roots that run deep in the Mentor music community.



Mentor offensive lineman Nick Samac verbally commits to Michigan State  News-Herald.com

A year ago, Nick Samac was about to become a junior offensive lineman at Mentor High School.



UNZIPPED | Exploring the coolest things about Mentor: Unzipping the 44060 zip code  WKYC.com

MENTOR, Ohio -- Take a quick drive through Mentor and you'll soon discover what this lakeside community is all about. A home to more than 47,000 people, ...



Mentor Schools: Porter to continue as superintendent  News-Herald.com

The Mentor School Board plans to retain William Porter as superintendent of the district through at least the next three school years, according to a news release ...



Mentor, Willoughby and Eastlake students stage walkout to protest school shootings  News-Herald.com

Students at Mentor, Willoughby South and Eastlake North high schools took part in a planned school walkout on Feb. 21.



Mentor students march to Rep. Joyce's office to advocate for gun control  News-Herald.com

Not one more, not one more,” a group of about 20 high school students chanted as they marched down Center Street in Mentor April 20.



Mentor casts spell on Cleveland St Ignatius | Football  Richland Source

Mentor wasted no time, pushing in front and finishing in the same fashion during this 23-21 victory over Cleveland St Ignatius in Ohio high school football on ...



Mentor Public Library holding ACT, SAT prep sessions  News-Herald.com

Mentor Public Library is offering a couple of ways for students to prepare for their ACT and SATs. First, the library will host a pair of prep sessions beginning at 4 ...



Opioid epidemic: Mentor Schools to host town hall  News-Herald.com

Mentor Schools Superintendent Bill Porter has said he sees schools as an extension of the community.



‘Destined to be a cop:’ Community says goodbye to fallen Mentor police officer  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio -- The community paid its respects to fallen Mentor Officer Mathew Mazany on Monday. Mazany, 41, was helping with a traffic stop on Route 2 on ...



White Sox prospect Kade McClure, Mentor gym offering training, pitching lessons  News-Herald.com

The further along Kade McClure is in rehab from knee surgery, the quicker the White Sox pitching prospect wants back on the mound.



Soccer roundup for Oct. 13: Beachwood girls, Chagrin Falls girls, Gilmour girls, Mentor boys and penalty kicks  News-Herald.com

Some leftover tidbits from area sides as the regular season wound down:



Mentor Civic Amphitheater to welcome Mark Wood of Trans-Siberian Orchestra to perform with students  News-Herald.com

Emmy Award-winning composer and electric violinist Mark Wood and the Mark Wood Experience will take the stage June 16 at Mentor Civic Amphitheater.



Host family from Lake County, Chilean exchange student remain close  News-Herald.com

When teenager Beatrice “Taty” deMoras of Chile applied through the American Field *Service* to stay with a host family in the United States in 1960, the process ...



Mentor man indicted by Lake County Grand Jury on murder charges  News-Herald.com

A Mentor man accused of killing his girlfriend was recently indicted by the Lake County grand jury.



Mentor staggers Canton McKinley with punishing performance | Football  Richland Source

Yes, Mentor looked superb in beating Canton McKinley, but no autographs please after their 36-6 victory in an Ohio high school football matchup.



Mentor School Board to consider bid to buy former Brentmoor Elementary building  News-Herald.com

The Mentor School Board, at its November meeting, is expected to consider a bid that was submitted at an October auction for the purchase of the former ...



Mentor CityFest 2018 schedule released  News-Herald.com

The city of Mentor is readying to host the ultimate “block party” again. The sixth annual, two-day Mentor CityFest kicks off at 4 p.m., Aug. 24. A concerted effort is ...



Mentor High School students travel to compete in National Science Olympiad  News-Herald.com

Students from Mentor High School will travel to Dayton to compete in the National Science Olympiad after winning the state competition in April.



Grammy Award Winner To Play Mentor Amphitheater  Patch.com

Grammy Award Winner To Play Mentor Amphitheater - Mentor, OH - Mark Wood and the Mark Wood Experience will take the stage at the Mentor Civic ...



Mentor High School Marching Band holds shaving cream showdown  News-Herald.com

Mentor High School's 260-member marching band wrapped up Band Week by battling it out in a shaving cream showdown.



Lake County schools keep busy during summer with building renovation and construction projects  News-Herald.com

While most students have been enjoying time away from school during summer vacation, it doesn't mean that no work is going on inside area buildings.



Riverside cross country: Haffa wins second straight race at Andrews Osborne Invitational  News-Herald.com

A week after Riverside senior AJ Haffa broke 16 minutes and set a personal record on the district course at Madison, he continued to build momentum toward ...



New women's recovery home open in Mentor | Opioid epidemic  News-Herald.com

Michelle Walker couldn't help but notice how radiant Rosemary looked.



Mentor students share Valentine's Day with senior citizens  News-Herald.com

Mentor Schools students headed out into the community to spread some Valentine's Day cheer.



'Sound of Ideas' coming to Mentor Schools' Paradigm Center for conversation on opioid epidemic  News-Herald.com

WCPN's “Sound of Ideas” is kicking off its 2018 Community Conversation Tour with a discussion of the opioid epidemic at Mentor High School's Paradigm ...



Mentor High School recognizes military-bound students  News-Herald.com

Mentor High School recognized 18 graduating seniors during the fifth annual Koman Spreng Zonneville Military Commitment Ceremony on April 25.



Mentor to close two elementary schools as part of comprehensive changes in 2018-19  WKYC-TV

Brentmoor and Garfield Elementary Schools are set to close, while Ridge Middle School will be converted to an elementary school.



Mentor High School seniors to present year-end community-service projects  News-Herald.com

Seniors at Mentor High School have been learning and exploring ways to give back to the community both locally and beyond through the 20 Time Project.



Historic Mentor Christian Church attracts new occupant  News-Herald.com

The redemption story continues for a historic local church.



Ohio high school football AP poll for Sept. 17  News-Herald.com

AP State Football Poll. How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the weekly Associated Press poll of 2018.



Class reunion: Mentor High School Class of 1967 | Lifestyle  News-Herald.com

Mentor High School Class of 1967 will host a 50th reunion, Aug. 4-5. The weekend starts at 6 p.m. with a mixer at Whiskey A Go Go at 8907 Mentor.



Lake County Sheriff's Office says 'vague school threat' not credible  News-Herald.com

The Lake County Sheriff's Office said it determined that "a vague school threat" which circulated through the area on the morning of Oct. 10 was not credible.



Mentor appoints Joseph Szeman new law director | Lake County  News-Herald.com

The city of Mentor has a new legal advisor. City Council on Oct. 2 appointed Joseph P. Szeman to fill the void being left by retiring Law Director Richard A.



Mentor Ice Breakers pro hockey team to play at Mentor Ice Arena  News-Herald.com

Mentor is getting a professional hockey team. The Mentor Ice Breakers will begin play in October as an expansion team in the Federal Hockey League. They will ...



Students at Westlake High School walk out in protest of gun violence  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WESTLAKE, Ohio-- Walkouts are planned at several schools across the area in the wake of the shooting at a Florida high school that claimed the lives of 17 ...



Mentor Public Library plans Halloween events in October  News-Herald.com

Mentor Public Library announced it is hosting several Halloween events this October at all of its branches.



Mentor football had humble, odd beginning in 1920s  News-Herald.com

The notion that Mentor had a humble origin on the gridiron seems far-fetched. Today is an era, after all, in which the Cardinals represent one of the largest ...



Mentor falls to Pickerington Central in state championship game  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

UPDATE: Mentor fell to Pickerington Central, 56-28. Congratulations on a great season! MENTOR, Ohio -- It's a big night for the Mentor community. The Mentor ...



Children make cards for Mentor Police Department, Officer Mazany’s family  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MENTOR, Ohio -- Signs of support for the Mentor Police Department and fallen Officer Mathew Mazany have been going up throughout the city. Patrolman ...



Mentor High graduate who conquered addictions helping others  News-Herald.com

After graduating from Mentor High School in 1973, Clyde Chafer was lost.



Community mourns loss of Mentor High School student who had rare cancer  News-Herald.com

Jacob Rago was on the Mentor High School football team as a freshman in the fall. He died Jan. 27 after battling a rare form of cancer. Courtesy of the Rago ...



Mentor offensive lineman Ryan Jacoby gets offer from Ohio State  News-Herald.com

Ryan Jacoby woke up twice on the morning of Jan. 12, and the news got better each time he did so.



Mentor High School transforms outdated library into The Hub  News-Herald.com

Mentor High School 11th-graders Andrea Wardeiner, Page Cimino and Emma Wagner all agree, The Hub is now a place they will use often to get work done ...



Football Top of the Crop for Oct. 1 | Football  News-Herald.com

Watch list: Brush 3-3, Geneva 3-3, Beachwood 4-2. Crop comments: The entire Top 10 won this week, which means there were no head-to-head matchups.



Mentor football: 1940 Cardinals threw a shutout for entire season  News-Herald.com

Keeping a zero on the scoreboard is a worthwhile talking point. Doing it for a few straight weeks is a statement. Going the whole season with that zero in place is ...



Cavs surprise Mentor students whose trip to Washington, D.C. was canceled at last minute  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers are surprising Mentor 8th-graders with something wonderful after the students' trip to Washington, D.C. was canceled ...



Mentor School District opens Paradigm center  News-Herald.com

Mentor School District students excitedly entered the Paradigm center at its grand opening on Aug. 3, taking 'selfies' to document their first time setting foot in the ...



Lake Catholic vs. Akron Hoban football game preview for Oct. 5  News-Herald.com

What: NCL Blue Division game. Where: Dowed Field. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 5. Records: Lake Catholic 4-2 (0-1 NCL) Akron Hoban 6-0 (1-0 NCL). Last week: Lake ...



Mentor High School athletic department to host NFL Draft/Mitch Trubisky party at Noah's Event Center  News-Herald.com

At Mentor High School, the excitement surrounding which team will select Mitchell Trubisky in the upcoming NFL Draft is at an all-time high. In an effort to bring ...



Mentor School Board race sees 7 candidates for 3 seats  News-Herald.com

Seven candidates are vying for the three seats available on the Mentor School Board.



Mayfield Schools names new assistant superintendent, human resources director  News-Herald.com

Mayfield Schools will begin the 2018-19 academic year with two new members on its administrative staff, this week announcing the appointment of Steven ...



Mentor's Black Brook Golf Course attracts hundreds for annual winter fundraiser  News-Herald.com

The 2018 Lake County Chili Open at Black Brook Golf Course in Mentor enjoyed a sold-out crowd, despite the absence one of the event's signature features.



Mentor Schools superintendent continues to address concerns over school closings  News-Herald.com

Mentor Schools is progressing through a series of five community informational meetings regarding the district's recent announcement to close Ridge, Brentmoor ...



Mentor football's quarterback pipeline: A look at the last 16 years  cleveland.com

Mentor High School has become known for its quarterbacks. Mitch Trubisky, a Mentor alum, was drafted No. 2 overall in April's NFL Draft. Here's a look at all the ...



Perry football: Pirates run regular-season home winning streak to 19  News-Herald.com

If you think the Perry football team has gotten over a 49-43 overtime loss to Chardon in Week 2, you'd be wrong.



Mentor football team ready to go after elusive Division I state championship  News-Herald.com

There was a hush over the west end of the stadium at Arlin Field in Mansfield on Nov. 24, which was amazing considering the Mentor football team had just ...



Euclid vs. Brunswick football game preview for Oct. 12  News-Herald.com

What: Greater Cleveland Conference game. Where: Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 12. Records: Euclid 6-1 (4-0 GCC), Brunswick 1-6 (1-3 ...



Former Mentor High teammates Steve Trivisonno, Greg Debeljak have huge opportunities this week | Opinion  News-Herald.com

Greg Debeljak remembers growing up in Mentor looking up to his older brother C.J. and his friends. Included in that group was Steve Trivisonno. “I just tagged ...



Fox 8 Jukebox: Mentor High School Cardinal Marching Band  fox8.com

MENTOR, Oh -- The Mentor High School Marching Band took to the field in the early morning hours to welcome Fox 8's Kenny Crumpton to their stadium.



Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce picks permanent president  News-Herald.com

Christine Weber-Bresky is officially the new president and chief executive officer of Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce.



Class reunion: Mentor High School Class of 1972 | Lifestyle  News-Herald.com

The Mentor High School Class of 1972 will host a golf outing starting at 10 a.m. at Blackbrook Country Club and an informal gathering beginning at 6 p.m. at ...



Kirtland vs. Mayfield girls soccer: Wildcats record signature 2-1 win over mighty Hornets  News-Herald.com

Emmie Rotsky and Francesca Longano delivered bookend strikes in each half as Mayfield delivered its best result of the fall, a 2-1 come-from-behind victory ...



Harlem Legends player conducts clinic for kids prior to benefit game in Mentor  News-Herald.com

Harlem Legends player and former Harlem Globetrotter Larry "Gator" Rivers, right, gives youngsters some basketball pointers prior to conducting a free 3-on-3 ...



Mentor officials identify driver, victim in fatal Walmart crash  News-Herald.com

Mentor officials have released the names of the driver and the victim of the July 16 fatal crash at the city's Walmart.



Mentor Schools nutrition manager earns top statewide award  News-Herald.com

Ginni Vaccaro, Mentor Schools nutrition manager, has been named by the Ohio School Nutrition Association as the state Manager of the Year.



Boys soccer Top of the Crop for Sept. 18  News-Herald.com

Boys soccer. (1) Chagrin Falls 8-1-1; (2) Kirtland 6-0-2; (3) Lake Catholic 2-3-2; (8) Mayfield 5-2-2; (4) University 4-4-1; (5) NDCL 4-2-2; (7) Wickliffe 5-1-1 ...



Mentor High School grad achieves success as YouTube beauty guru  News-Herald.com

How many subscribers does it take to become a YouTube sensation? With more than 140000 people tuned in to her channel, Carla Stevenne may be well on ...



Wickliffe football: Blue Devils still undefeated with small roster  News-Herald.com

The Wickliffe Blue Devils head into a crucial Week 7 game against Cuyahoga Heights with the program's first 6-0 record since 1992.



UPDATE: Services set for Ohio officer fatally struck on freeway  The News Center

Authorities say a police officer stopped to assist with a traffic stop in Ohio and a driver fatally struck him and fled the scene.



Mentor graduate, 'The Ultimate Fighter' executive producer excited for new season, working with Stipe Miocic  News-Herald.com

Gary DeFranco had it mapped out when he graduated from Mentor High School in 1997.



Mentor hockey coaches, players reflect on sport, Olympics and lack of NHL players  News-Herald.com

Hockey fans across the country tuning in to the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games will see a stark difference this year — no NHL representation, as the ...



Chardon vs. Mayfield football: Hiltoppers pull away from Wildcats  News-Herald.com

Nobody is ever going to confuse the Chardon offense with an air raid style scheme.



Gymnastics 2018 state meet preview | Sports  News-Herald.com

Madison's Gabby Blackford competes on the vault Feb. 24 at the West Geauga District. Blackford will be defending her state title in the vault on March 2 at ...



Lake Health Foundation receives record $2.5 million gift | Lake County  News-Herald.com

The Lake Health Foundation has announced it is the beneficiary of a $2.5 million gift, courtesy of the Brunner, Sanden and Deitrick families.



Mentor Police Department award winners applauded | Bouquets and Brickbats  News-Herald.com

BOUQUETS >> To the winners of two annual Mentor Police Department awards: Patrolman James Collier, on being voted Officer of the Year by his peers, and ...



Lakeland inducts 7 new members into its alumni hall of fame  News-Herald.com

The Lakeland Community College Alumni and Friends Network recently inducted seven new members into the 2018 Lakeland Alumni Hall of Fame at a ...



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