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Various paths lead young Irish women to Rose of Tralee program

This year’s Ohio Rose will join 68 other young women of Irish ancestry in Tralee, Ireland, this August for the Rose of Tralee International Festival. The final selection show, which features 32 finalists, is televised live across Ireland and has come to be considered a national happening by Emerald Isle residents.

Area fire departments partner with University Hospitals on safe sleep for babies

Westshore By Sue Botos Several Northeast Ohio fire-rescue departments are hoping to help children, as well as their parents, rest easier by raising awareness of safe infant sleep practices through a partnership with University Hospitals and the DOSE program. Developed in Florida by fire Lt. James Carroll and Jennifer Combs of Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies […]

Welcome House client advocate honored with national award

By Sue Botos Westshore When a client of Welcome House’s Alex Koncan appealed to the direct care provider for help, Koncan knew what she had to do, canceling vacation plans to be at the woman’s side. It was this advocacy that helped propel Koncan to being named Ohio Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the Year […]

Actor, film producer to be new host of Ohio Rose selection program

After five years, sportscaster Dan Coughlin is stepping aside as the emcee of the Ohio Rose of Tralee selection program. But when the the 2016 Ohio Rose is selected Feb. 13 at the West Side Irish American Club in Olmsted Township, another fine Irishman will be at the mic.