The Chagrin Falls Fire Department is looking to recruit young people to its Explorer Program, an opportunity for students to get a first-hand look at the life of a firefighter and emergency medical technician.
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.
The Chagrin Falls Fire Department constantly trains to offer high quality services to the residents they protect. In a practice burn on June 27, firefighters engaged in practice drills of searching for a victim, handling hose lines and working together as a team.
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.
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.
“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…
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.
Chagrin Falls Village Council will meet at 6 p.m. on July 8 to discuss the revised zoning map and code changes protested by some as restrictive, unnecessary and damaging to property values.
The encouragement to “follow your dreams” is usually nothing more than a pithy cliché, but Michael Kasey took the advice literally and is now organizing the first annual TEDx Chagrin Falls conference July 20 at the Chagrin Valley Little Theatre.
All was silent in the sanctuary at the Federated Church in Chagrin last week as former prisoner Nancy Smith paused, mopping her wet eyes with a tissue. “She [the judge] sentenced me 30 to 90 years,” Smith said, telling the story of how a hysteric mother wrongfully accused her, a bus driver, …
Chagrin Falls Village Council, poised to pass a sweeping set of zoning changes, instead tabled the action on Monday until members can address concerns raised by residents during a public hearing.
CHAGRIN FALLS — For the first time in more than 50 years, a fireworks display will be staged in the village, but not on July 4. This colorful display will take place on Oct. 1.
When the Chagrin Falls High School class of 1969 was enjoying the experiences that come with senior year, classmate Donald Hrovat was running security on gunboats on the Mekong River as a Navy Seabee in Vietnam.
CHAGRIN FALLS — Village Council on Monday unanimously passed a resolution “strongly urging” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and state lawmakers to stop the repeated ongoing diversion of Local Government Fund revenue sharing resource and restore it to its pre-2009 levels.
Yours Truly in Chagrin Falls held a fundraiser, Boots on the Bar, to benefit the Chagrin Falls Suburban Volunteer Firemen’s Association’s newly established 501(c)(3) Chagrin Falls Firefighter's Charitable Foundation. The May 22 fundraiser resulted in the $15,000 donation to the foundation.
Dressed in Greek helmets, tie-dye, togas and other forms of team gear, seventh-graders paraded from the Chagrin Falls Middle School to the Chagrin Valley Recreation Center last week.
Chagrin Arts will host its 13th season of its summer Chautauqua-in-Chagrin lecture series beginning June 11 at the Federated Church, 76 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls. The program will take a look at significant issues that American culture faces with the goal of creating an open dialogue on how …
The Chagrin Falls Board of Education approved contract extensions and the hiring of a new teacher and discussed a new proposal for graduation requirements at its Monday meeting.
With graduation in the rear view mirror, administrators updated the Chagrin Falls Board of Education on the district’s achievement of goals in the 2018-19 academic year.
The Chagrin Falls Board of Education continued to discuss its plans for a new transportation and facilities building on the Gurney Elementary School campus at its Monday meeting.
CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga County residents will soon say goodbye to plastic bags as the county council banned single-use sacks at retail stores in an 8-3 vote last week.
CHAGRIN FALLS — With the exception of one fight in Riverside Park, multiple open container violations and underage consumption of alcohol, this year’s Blossom Time Festival was trouble free, according to Chagrin Falls police Chief Amber Dacek.
Chagrin Falls Township Trustee Brian Paul is resigning his seat and moving to Colorado Springs, according to township officials. The board of trustees is accepting letters from people interested in being appointed to the vacant seat.
As runners crossed the finish line of the Blossom Time Run this past Sunday morning, they beat more than personal records. For every participant of the 5.25-mile run who came in before Dr. William Wiley, a donation of $1 was pledged by the ophthalmologist to the Chagrin Valley Jaycees.
The Chagrin Valley Rotary Club presented the 2019 Today’s Teacher Award to four nominees from Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools and Kenston Local Schools. Beginning in 2005, principals of each district nominate two teachers for the award. The award rotates honoring teachers from grades …
The Chagrin Falls Board of Education is considering the construction of a new maintenance and transportation building to be located on the Gurney Elementary School campus.
Students, staff, bus drivers, parents and visitors to the Chagrin Falls High School/Middle School campus will find a new traffic pattern when the new school year begins in the fall.
The Chagrin Falls Suburban Volunteer Fireman’s Association, Inc. announced that the Chagrin Falls Firefighters Charitable Foundation received formal approval from the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) foundation.
Rob Durham is no stranger to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Having served as a board member with Alzheimer’s Association for about 15 years in various roles and committees – from marketing to fundraising and recruitment, the president and CEO of the family-owned HKM Direct Market Com…
Valley Arts Center’s annual Art by the Falls is a mainstay event in the Village of Chagrin Falls with the 36th event set for the weekend of June 8-9. Here’s a look at two of the many artists whose works will be featured at this year’s event at Riverside Park.
Chagrin Valley police departments are joining the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in promoting the use of seat belts in cars during the annual Click It or Ticket campaign from May 20 to June 2.
With the return of warmer weather and the lush foliage of spring, nationally renowned and local artists alike will again gather at Riverside Park in Chagrin Falls next month. New and veteran artists will set up their stations and showcase their handmade wares to those seeking a pop of color,…
CHAGRIN FALLS — After 30 years without a change in salary, the positions of mayor and Village Council could see a salary increase effective next year, following this year’s election of all eight positions.
CHAGRIN FALLS — When China decided to drastically reduce the amount of recycled material it accepted, it was a shot heard around the world in major cities and in dots on the map.
Members of the Bainbridge Historical Society took a step back in time recently while viewing a 1930s movie about life in the Village of Chagrin Falls including scenes of the soap box derby down Grove Hill.
First responders including paramedics and police officers are carrying Narcan to treat individuals who have overdosed on drugs. It is a great tool to have and is saving lives, according to local police.