BAINBRIDGE — A group of residents have formed “Support and Save River Road Park” with the goal of gathering donations to rebuild the playground recently torn down due to deteriorating conditions.
They came in droves Sunday to the annual South Russell Fall Festival. Residents were eager to take part in the events at the annual festival. Lolly the Trolley provided valet service from Gurney Elementary School, where parking was provided, to the South Russell Village Park on Bell Road.
Meredith Bond is running a unique campaign to capture a seat on the Orange Board of Education. Dr. Bond, a resident of Hunting Valley, is hosting a private fundraiser next week with the invitation listing contribution levels of $500, $1,000 and $2,500.
PEPPER PIKE — After an inspector noticed that only one of the two Orange preschools was rated for Step Up to Quality, the Ohio Department of Education required the Orange Early Childhood preschool to be rated for the first time. Superintendent Lynn Campbell said that the preschool was grante…
After years of planning and discussion, construction is set to start on Oct. 11 for the new $12 million Bainbridge Library. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 18 at the library site at the northwest corner of Washington Street and Snyder Road, according to Ed Worso, direc…
A majority of Chardon City Council voiced their support last week for Chardon Local Schools’ plans to remake the district after hearing school Superintendent Michael Hanlon present his case.
PEPPER PIKE — Questions about entertainment, fast-food restaurants and building sizes surfaced last week when the Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed details of a proposed addition to the city zoning code.
PEPPER PIKE — Collaborative learning space is an increasing trend in educational institutions, and Ursuline College recently added some of its own. The Ralph M. Besse Library was renovated to include common areas for students to work together.
Allowing for the full range of restaurant uses and bringing uniformity among the city’s commercial zoning districts is the goal behind an amendment to the zoning code that could be before Solon voters in March of 2020.
City planners last week set for a public hearing a new multi-family special needs zoning classification targeted to be before the electorate on the March primary ballot in 2020.
Solon City Hall has received complaints – and more than a dozen vehicle claims - in regard to damage sustained as a result of roadwork currently under way on SOM Center Road, from Route 422 to the railroad bridge.
Butterfly enthusiasts gathered last Sunday at Frohring Meadows in Bainbridge to tag monarchs before they embark on their 2,000-mile journey to Mexico.
In 2015, Spencer Hendricks moved from Chagrin Falls to Los Angeles with former bandmates Jack Ellis and Gavin Sterkel of the local band Pipe Dream. Band members moved to pursue their musical career after performing a farewell concert at the Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights. Kai Hall, an artist…
A Ward 5 candidate for Solon City Council during this Nov. 5 general election spoke out at Monday’s council meeting on what he termed “voter intimidation” at the polls during last week’s primary election.
State Sen. Matthew Dolan’s visit to address Solon City Council has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Mayor Edward H. Kraus requested the change because he was out of town and not present at the City Council meeting on Monday. The address of Sen. Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, had been set for Monday.
City jail service contracts continue to provide a steady revenue stream in Solon and offset costs, with the city entering into two extensions for service last week.
Geauga County Commissioners took a stand Tuesday against what officials are calling a “money grab” by the state of what could be a multi-million-dollar settlement with pharmaceutical companies over the distribution of opioids in the country.
PEPPER PIKE — More than 35 people showed up last week to hear the city Planning and Zoning Commission members review the proposed mixed-use district that would lay out zoning regulations of a town center on the Beech Brook property.
A Geauga County Sheriff Deputy, whose heroic actions saved a life, and a social worker with Geauga’s Jobs and Family Services, who works to protect some of the county’s most vulnerable, were recognized Tuesday by Geauga County Commissioners.
HUNTING VALLEY — An 8-mill levy appearing on the Nov. 5 ballot for road repairs is necessary to decrease the village’s annual deficit and keep their investment pool at its current level of $54 million, according to village officials. Significant road improvements are becoming a major expense…
BAINBRIDGE — Costs, priorities and funding sources made up the discussion last Saturday between township trustees and residents who want the River Road Park playground replaced.
The Geauga Park District Board of Commissioners on Tuesday rejected the donation of Munson Township property spanning about a half-acre from owners Phillip and Joyce Ungar, citing poor quality and potential costs for their reasoning.
The 13th annual Solon Band Bash will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Field. Ten marching bands from Northeast Ohio will regale the audience with a variety of energizing music, colorful uniforms, dances, marches and rotations. As the host and largest ensemble, the 340-member Solon Hi…
How far-reaching the causes of the Solon Rotary are was made clear during a fundraising event that combined exercise and entertainment last Saturday.
MORELAND HILLS — Representatives from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health appeared before council recently to address lingering questions about the sanitary sewer tie-in mandate. Overall, county Sanitarian Program Manager Nate McConoughey said that the mandate came from the county board of h…
Two incidents at the Great Geauga County Fair over Labor Day weekend illustrated the county’s first responders’ dedication to their motto to “serve and protect.”
Geauga County Commissioners asked for more information last week before giving their blessing to a proposed merger of Geauga Community Action and Lake County Lifeline.
Geauga County Commissioners are questioning the ethics of a new contract for the executive director of the Geauga County Mental Health and Rehabilitation Services.