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Although Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District received an overview A on the most recent state report card and was the third highest rated district in the state, local officials said last week that there is still some room for improvement.

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Four years ago, Sharon Broz and Kathryn Garvey voiced to a standing-room only audience the reasons they were running for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools Board of Education. On Sept. 24 in the atrium at Hamlet, Mrs. Broz read the list of accomplishments at the district that the pai…

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Teachers at the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District have begun incorporating video recordings of their lessons as a way to support their students outside of the classroom.

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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…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — The 1921 Chagrin Falls Savings and Loan building, once a fixture on North Main Street, has been donated to the village and will be moved from its present location – behind a private Hall Street home – to Evergreen Hill Cemetery where it will serve as a family meeting place an…

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With the kick-off of the new school year, drivers might have noticed the return of guards clad in neon and armed with “STOP” paddles, guiding the village’s children to school in the wake of passing traffic.

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CHAGRIN FALLS ­— It has been in the sights of federal sharpshooters, nearly pushed over the falls by a runaway truck and weathered economic hard times more than once, but the Popcorn Shop has survived and is now celebrating its 70th year in business.

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Chagrin Falls Mayor William Tomko will run unopposed for a second four-year term in the Nov. 5 general election. There will, however, be a race among eight candidates for seven two-year positions on Village Council, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

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“On behalf of our board of education, let me be the first to welcome you home,” Superintendent Robert Hunt told the Chagrin Falls community and Intermediate School students last Saturday. “This is a monumental day. It will become part of the history of our school district and add to the hist…

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CHAGRIN FALLS — Community members named leadership and teamwork as priority skills they believe students should learn in classrooms. That was one takeaway from a recent survey in the first phase of a partnership project between the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District and the Impac…

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Chagrin Falls boys soccer had one of those once-in-a-decade classes, at least for a public school, during the Tigers’ 15-3-1 campaign last season that garnered a No. 2 ranking in the state.

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The Chagrin Falls Board of Education last week approved more than $68,000 worth of change orders to Gilbane Building Co. of Cleveland for additional work needed to complete the two year Intermediate School renovation and construction project.

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Laughter rippled through the sanctuary as Lisa Damour, a Cleveland psychologist, described the feelings of discomfort when first bringing a baby home. When a person adapts to uncomfortable situations, she said their capacity and durability expands.

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CHAGRIN FALLS — Controversial zoning changes that seemed to come out of nowhere without notification of those most affected by them were set right this week with the deletion of changes some or reversal of others.

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“All these plays are about forgiveness,” Lue Douthit, executive director of the Play On! Shakespeare translation project, said of Shakespeare’s work. “That after all the shenanigans you still can bestow forgiveness in a truthful way, I think that that’s a really fine lesson to be learned ove…

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The Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic’s culminating event on July 14 carries its name proudly: the $50,000 Lindsay Maxwell Charitable Fund Cleveland Grand Prix. To shorten the name would do a disservice to its top sponsor who began supporting the prestigious heritage horse show in 2018.