May 9, 2013

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Comedian

The “Pitbull of Comedy” returned to Cleveland! Bobby Slayton stopped by our studios to harass David a bit…click on our video clip!

See Bobby at Hilarities tonight through Sunday.

www.pickwickandfrolic.com

 

The Charmed Kitchen

We’ve got the perfect touch to your Spring and Summer recipes! Judi Strauss from The Charmed Kitchen explained the steps behind her Lilac Chicken Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lavender Shortbread for dessert!

Click here for the recipes!

www.thecharmedkitchen.com

 

One Tank Trip

Neil is exploring castles in Ohio and taking you with him. Our next stop? Landoll’s Mochian Castle!

Located in Columbus, Ohio, you can stay overnight in the luxurious castle fit for the kings and queens in all of us.

www.landollsmohicancastle.com

 

Hypertension

It affects millions of people…adults and children. We are talking about Hypertension. But what exactly is it? How can it be treated? We welcomed Dr. George Thomas from The Cleveland Clinic to shed some light on the topic.

www.my.clevelandclinic.org

 

Moss at the Movies

David got exclusive interviews with Leonardo DiCaprio, Isla Fisher, and Joel Edgerton of the new film, “The Great Gatsby.”

The Great Gatsby follows Fitzgerald-like, would-be writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz and bootleg kings. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy.

The film is in theaters May 10, this Friday!

www.thegreatgatsby.warnerbros.com

 

Blitz BBQ

Barbecue season is upon us! Our Real Deal of the week is Blitz BBQ on Waterloo Road in Cleveland. Bill Madansky brought us an amazing array of BBQ and sides.

Since it is the Real Deal of the Week, starting at 9 a.m. tomorrow morning, you can purchase a half price gift certificate on our website – http://www.fox8.com.

www.facebook.com/BlitzBBQ

 

Planning for College

The school year is winding down, but there’s no break for high school students! It’s time to think about college! Here with a checklist of what you should be doing now, was Dr. Michele Scott Taylor from College Now Greater Cleveland.

Michele’s Checklist:

  1.  Visit Colleges:  Determine which college is the “Best Fit”—academically, financially, Socially, and culturally.  Two great resources:
    1. College Board, www.collegeboard.org
    2. College Navigator, www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator
  2. Prep for standardized tests like the ACT or SAT:  College Now is offering boot camps throughout the summer and some schools to help students increase their test scores, which could lead to more money!
    1. Visit www.actstudent.org or www.collegeboard.org for assistance
    2. Utilize online prep sources such as www.learningexpresslibrary.com
  3. Know your deadlines:  Deadlines for applications and scholarships vary greatly.  Starting mapping out the deadlines for schools you are interested in and scholarships you think you may eligible to apply for.
  4. Begin mapping out a four-year financial plan:  Getting to and through college requires planning beyond the freshman year.  Think through paying for college through at least the first four years–Creativity is good!
  5. Apply to colleges : October and November is truly the application season if you are looking securing institutional aid
  6. Know the financial aid timeline:
    1. Get your FAFSA pin in December
    2. Look for scholarships and submit applications
    3. Start the FAFSA application in January
    4. Complete your taxes as soon as possible
    5. Compare different financial aid reward letters from schools
  7. Start Early!
  8. It’s never too late.  Current seniors can still work towards enrolling in some schools this fall.
  9. Visit College Now in our Resource Center in Tower City or in one of the 80 schools where we have College advisors ready to assist you in the college-going process.

www.collegenowgc.org

 

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