He used to take his kids to Indians games, point up at the “Indians” script above the big scoreboard at Jacobs Field and tell them how their dad put that up there.
BAINBRIDGE — Not long after the board of trustees gave the green light to begin fundraising for the replacement of playground equipment at River Road Park back in February, it seemed as though the world was against them.
BAINBRIDGE — Township officials talked of a potential “timeout” for their Haskins Road recycling center after the bins were left both overflowing and with non-recyclables.
Fitness centers across the Chagrin Valley are starting to reopen this month after the statewide shutdown of most businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic.
One year ago today, Kenston educator Abra Schweickert expanded her mission to help special needs individuals. After buying the 60-year-old business, Maggie’s Donuts in Hiram, she turned it into what is now called Maggie’s & MORE, employing special needs students from area schools.
After human error at the United States Post Office in Chagrin Falls resulted in 26 Geauga County ballots left unaccounted for, Bainbridge Township Trustees have decided to reach out to the Geauga County Board of Elections about addressing the issue with U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce, R-Bainbridge. as…
BAINBRIDGE — After some back and forth discussion, the township trustees voted to cancel the annual fireworks display for Independence Day due to the COVID-19 health crisis.
Celebrations for Memorial Day will look different across the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County this season as community leaders are forced to adjust their plans in the wake of the COVID-19 health crisis.
The Kenston Board of Education approved a $20,240 contract with Transfinder for transportation services for the 2020-21 school year. Transfinder is a software company that offers a variety of school bus tracking and routing solutions for schools. The contract is renewable at a cost of $4,250…
BAINBRIDGE –– Township trustees tabled an agreement with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy at a meeting last week concerning fencing approval of the two dog parks at Centerville Mills.
BAINBRIDGE — A popular Mexican fast food eatery originally planned for the former Ruby Tuesday site at the Marketplace at Four Corners is now being proposed for an adjacent property along Aurora Road.
BAINBRIDGE — Though a court appeal to the township’s denial of zoning variances is pending, trustees continue to take steps toward cultivating the Geauga Lake property through talks with developers and negotiations with the City of Aurora for utility services.
The Bainbridge Senior Center will benefit as a result of a local group representing the Chagrin Falls area choosing to challenge their knowledge on a variety of topics. Six participants representing the Chagrin Falls area are taking part in “Mind Challenge.” The local team came in fourth out…
Despite ongoing appeals to city officials for more time regarding the Lynch home demolition, the life of the historic house on Bainbridge Road in Solon seems to be reaching an end.
BAINBRIDGE — Kelly Clark, owner of Kelly’s Working Well Farm, said that her establishment remains in “limbo” when it comes to making the required repairs to safety and fire violations. With the public hearing that was originally slated for tonight (Thursday) now postponed to March, the clock…
There is a gem in Bainbridge Township’s town center, and many who pass by every day are not aware it exists. It is the historic Bissell-Tucek House, and it is occupied by a museum created by the Bainbridge Historical Society.
BAINBRIDGE — River Road Park is one step closer to getting new playground equipment as the township trustees gave the OK Monday night to move forward with fundraising toward a quote from Snider Recreation, Inc.
BAINBRIDGE — Kelly’s Working Well Farm appealed numerous health and safety citations to the Ohio Board of Building Appeals from the Bainbridge Fire Department, but was met with a denial during the Jan. 16 public hearing in Ashland. The farm will have six months to resolve the citations befor…
BAINBRIDGE — A Solon company is beginning to draft plans for housing, retail and other development on the former Geauga Lake amusement park site. But first, the developer needs to resolve zoning issues.
Visitors will soon have a much easier time finding the Bainbridge Historical Society with the proposal of a new sign to match its neighboring township buildings.
Kenston appeared to be the lone boys hoops team capable of giving defending Western Reserve Conference champion Brush (10-4, 7-0) a run for its money this season.
Kenston 138-pound junior Maison Benz and 145-pound senior Nick Nastasi rolled with some of Ohio’s best and brought home a pair of thirds during the 33rd Bill Dies Tournament Friday and Saturday at Akron Firestone.
BAINBRIDGE — Township trustees last week approved the establishment of two new tax incremental finance districts along the East Washington Street corridor in the township as well as the establishment of a township public improvement tax increment equivalent fund. The goal of the tax incremen…
It was standing room only at the Bainbridge Board of Zoning Appeals public hearing last week. On the Dec. 19 agenda was Chagrin Valley School at Kelly’s Working Well Farm, whose owners stated that Zoning Inspector Karen Endres had erred in revoking the organization’s conditional-use permit f…
The Hubs Square Dancing Club started in the late 1980s in Bainbridge, and they have been dancing ever since. And those who dance say square dancing is not only good exercise, but also challenges the mind.
Residents would likely recommend the Kenston Local School District to a friend. That was one of the results of a community survey presented to the board of education Monday by the Kenston Citizens Advisory Committee.
Bainbridge Township Trustees Monday took a step toward developing a tax increment financing district for the East Washington Street corridor. It would also include an area on Chillicothe Road (Route 306) to the South Russell border.
Bainbridge Township Trustees Monday approved promoting three lieutenant positions to full time on the fire department. James Riley, Phil Anders and Chuck Bolt, who are lieutenants, will take on the full-time positions. The salary for the positions is $72,347.22 They are full-time firefighter…
A group of children out shopping last Saturday arrived in style in cruisers with lights flashing and sirens blaring. They were greeted at the front door of Walmart in Bainbridge by staff members and Santa Claus.
BAINBRIDGE — Residents last week presented township trustees with a wish list for the River Road Park playground and discussed getting additional construction quotes for the project.
Bainbridge Civic Club member Chuck Hesse greeted those arriving last Saturday in the dark at Heritage Park next to Bainbridge Town Hall and the fire station to witness the holiday tree ceremony. In his lighted hat, he directed visitors to the park pavilion where Bainbridge Civic Club Preside…
A weekly meeting to water and weed resulted in a bounty of produce and community giving for a group at Kenston High School involved in a leadership and service learning project for students in Lake and Geauga counties.
Thieves looking for quick cash and possibly drug money are taking off with vehicle catalytic converters, especially school buses, according to area police. One of the latest targets was the Kenston Local School District bus garage.
BAINBRIDGE — In the wake of township officials closing the Chagrin Valley School at Kelly’s Working Well Farm due to health and fire safety violations, some parents are speaking out in support of the school.
Despite the cold weather, earth is being moved at the construction site of the new $12 million Bainbridge Branch of the Geauga County Public Library.
As Bainbridge continues to update its zoning code, officials are reviewing one amendment that involves the definition of prohibited uses. Those proposed prohibited uses include public shooting ranges, tattoo parlors as well as storage of hazardous or infectious waste.
BAINBRIDGE — The police and fire departments will be competing Friday to see who can collect the most items to benefit those in the military and their families through the United Service Organizations of Northern Ohio.
BAINBRIDGE — Dogs will not be able to play this winter at the township Centerville Mills Park canine park. Muddy ground forced officials to close the dog park on Nov. 1. It was closed earlier in the year when the grass was worn away from the heavy use.