CHAGRIN FALLS — South Main Street residents stood in line after Monday’s Village Council meeting to offer their driveways as locations where police are welcome to park and watch for speeders.
After her older sister organized a playground protest at the Chagrin Falls Intermediate School, third-grade student Maia De La Cruz was inspired to take action and speak up about climate change.
Treasurer Ashley Brudno presented a five-year financial forecast for the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District to the school board recently, focusing on cash flow, improvement projects and the possible need for a levy within the next four years.
After hearing concerns from residents, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District school board recently committed to re-establish the tennis courts next summer.
Betty Weibel of Chagrin Falls began volunteering at Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center in the 1990s. Years later, she has written a book centered on a local woman’s inspirational story linked to the help of therapeutic riding.
CHAGRIN FALLS — In years past, the holiday season and all of its attractions has been sponsored by a single organization. This year, however, it is a collaborative of downtown merchants, arts organizations, civic groups and village government who will make things merry and bright.
Veteran musical theater director Pat Haynish is now staging her third inaugural theater production for a new or renovated venue in the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District.
CHAGRIN FALLS — Developer Robert Vitt was on Tuesday morning’s Architectural Review Board agenda with an application to move the house at 3 W. Summit St. to provide space for a new outbuilding. He left the meeting asking to demolish it instead.
Two business owners in the Chagrin Valley have teamed up to create a product aimed to convince customers to shop local. The collaboration combines each business’ focus to create what they’re calling the Bangle Clutch, which has garnered enthusiasm from customers already.
CHAGRIN FALLS — Village Council on Monday tabled an amended version of existing swimming pool legislation that members agreed does not go far enough to provide a safe environment.
Chagrin Falls Exempted Village School District board President Katherine Garvey and Superintendent Robert Hunt reported on the progress of fiscal and educational plans and highlighted continued student success last week.
Of the 20.4 million living veterans across the nation, several dozen gathered locally with family and friends Monday at Chagrin Falls Fire Station to celebrate Veterans Day. The event was supported by Chagrin Falls VFW Post 12067 and Chagrin Falls American Legion Post 383.
These firefighters would take the shirt off their back for a good cause, and they did just that recently when they went topless for a much-anticipated G-rated, 18-month calendar featuring members of the Chagrin Falls Suburban Volunteer Fireman’s Association .
The incarceration of Haitian immigrant Ansley Damus in the Geauga County jail prompted some Chagrin area residents to lend support to the man held for two years under a U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement Agency order.
CHAGRIN FALLS — Wood forms and orange barrels have taken over Triangle Park in the downtown shopping district with the second phase of the sidewalk replacement underway.
CHAGRIN FALLS — With eight people running for seven seats on village council, someone had to lose, and by Tuesday night that was Robert Williams, a former councilman who was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Karl Maersch who resigned earlier this year.
CHAGRIN FALLS — While pumpkin thefts are common this time of year here, police Chief Amber Dacek said recent thefts involving lawn equipment and bicycles are not a normal occurrence in the village.
When Saren Peetz and Ian Phillips moved from Leesburg, Maryland, to Chagrin Falls last summer, they brought the usual household stuff – furniture, kitchen equipment, tons of “miscellaneous” and three beehives with the honeybees in residence.
When planning their fifth annual Philanthropy Day, Assistant Principal Amanda Rassi said the Chagrin Falls High School seniors decided to give back to the community with a focus on education, which brought some of them close to home at Gurney Elementary School and Chagrin Falls Intermediate …
In his free time, one might find Dan Mitchell strolling through the parks in Stark County with his metal detector. Having always been a collector of record albums and books, Mr. Mitchell, a North Canton resident, said metal detecting was the next logical step in his desire for hunting for goodies.
CHAGRIN FALLS — Election day on Nov. 5 will find eight candidates running for seven, two-year council seats including six incumbents and two newcomers to local politics.
CHAGRIN FALLS — A $30,000 donation designated for purchase and training of a K-9 officer was discussed then recommended to Village Council by its Safety Committee on Monday.
The Chagrin Valley Exempted Village Schools Board of Education is making a concerted effort to study student achievement data at the district in order to make the best decisions for the future.
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.
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…
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.
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…