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The Fox 8 meteorologist team predicts 64 to 76 inches of snowfall this winter with alternating “arctic visits and milder melting breaks”. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) calls for a colder, snowier than normal season. And, the faithful Farmer’s Almanac expects warmer months ahead for Northeast Ohio. So, who are you to believe? For this year’s Northeast Ohio winter, expect the unexpected. (Isn't that every winter in this part of the country?) Predictions aside, winter brings snow to Avon and the surrounding areas. Unfortunately, a search of the App store fails to reveal an app for removing snow. You get two choices: Shovel it yourself or hire to get the job done. While tackling it yourself or asking the neighborhood youths to take on the task eases the wallet, clearing driveways and walkways calls for other considerations. Health, safety, and your schedule play into it as well. Check it out: Your Health and Snow Removal Snow shoveling is a good heart-pumping and muscle-building workout, right? And, with the sedentary activities inspired by colder temperatures, you work out where you can. While the thought is enticing (and true if you proceed with caution), the statistics paint a different picture. Approximately 11,000 people visit the hospital yearly due to snow shoveling accidents. Falls, overexertion (leading to muscle sprains, back injuries, and heart attacks) and being struck by a shovel top the list o
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