COVID-19 Surge Slows In Northeast Ohio + Strongsville Pets

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Happy Friday, neighbors! You made it to the end of the week and I'm proud of you. Here's everything you need to know today in Strongsville.

First, today's weather:

Quite cold; a morning flurry. High: 21 Low: 1.

Here are the top stories today in Strongsville:

  1. COVID-19 cases continue to surge statewide but there are promising signs that northeast Ohio's spike is slowing, health officials said Thursday morning. But we're not out of the woods just yet. (Strongsville Patch)

  2. If you're hoping to add a four-legged ball of love and affection to your household, look no further than these shelters in and around Strongsville for a pet up for adoption. (Strongsville Patch)

  3. Elton John says he's bidding us all adieu after one more tour. Luckily, he's planning a final concert in Cleveland. (Cleveland Patch)

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Today in Strongsville:

  • Spring Awakening the Musical (8:00 PM)

From my notebook:

  • Strongsville Police Department: "Lock your car doors. Don't become an easy victim." (Facebook)

  • Cleveland Clinic: "Mom always said to wear a hat when it’s cold because you lose half of your body heat through your head. Was she right? Check out our story or tap the link in bio." (Instagram)

  • Strongsville High School PTA: "Whitney Elementary is having a Shoe Drive Fundraiser and is having their community drive by night this Friday, January 21 from 5:30-7pm. Please see the flyer attached for more information! Grab 10 pairs of shoes (or more!) in a bag and d..." (Facebook)

  • Nextdoor Neighbor, Waterford Crossing: "Coyotes on Colleen Ct. in Waterford - Tonight, about 9:00pm my wife was taking our dogs out and had to suddenly rush them back inside. A coyote was taking an evening stroll down the sidewalk in front of our house. Lucky for our dogs the ..." (Nextdoor)

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Now you're in the loop and ready to head out the door on this Friday. I'll catch up with you bright and early tomorrow morning with a new update!

Chris Mosby

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This article originally appeared on the Strongsville Patch

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