Cedar Point and new roller coaster Steel Vengeance open May 5

Steel Vengeance, Cedar Point’s newest thriller with steel tracks set atop a wood frame, has been two years in the making. It was worth the wait, said riders who came out for the Sandusky-based amusement park’s media preview for the ride. Cedar Point bills it as a “hyper-hybrid,” a new moniker for the world’s first steel-on-wood roller coaster to top 200 feet. Cedar Point’s Steel Vengeance … Continue reading Cedar Point and new roller coaster Steel Vengeance open May 5

Common Ground nurtures mind, body with active recreation

Common Ground, a retreat center located in rural Oberlin, has a mission to encourage conscious living. Sometimes that includes swinging through the treetops. Its full name is Common Ground: The Cindy Nord Center for Renewal. The nonprofit center has a number of programs based on the ground at its 30-acre campus at 14240 Baird Road, Henrietta Township. There, the east branch of the Vermilion River … Continue reading Common Ground nurtures mind, body with active recreation