HUNTING VALLEY — Council President Bruce Mavec pulled a petition to run for mayor last week with a goal of consistent progress in the village.
HUNTING VALLEY — Village officials are considering a $25,000 donation to the newly created Chagrin Falls Firefighters Charitable Foundation. The question is whether the money should come from the village or its foundation, if at all. No decision was made.
HUNTING VALLEY — Since homeowner Sylvia Korey sued the village in May of 2018 for blocking her condominium conversion for the historic Roundwood Manor, Village Council has spent $194,000 in legal fees on court cases.
Area residents will see two major road projects begin in June on Cedar and County Line roads and can expect road closures for several months. The projects span Hunting Valley and Gates Mills villages in addition to Russell Township.
Showing glimpses of 2017, the University School tennis team cleaned up in both singles and doubles during the three-day Division I sectional tournament last week at Solon Community Park and the Chagrin Valley Athletic Club in Bainbridge.
“Last year was an exciting year for the village as businesses started opening at Pinecrest,” Orange Village Mayor Kathy Mulcahy said during the Muffins with the Mayors meeting last week with other leaders of valley communities.
University School lacrosse may have gotten off easy during a season opener against Solon on Saturday afternoon, when the Preppers appeared to mean business during a 17-6 rout at Scovil Field in Hunting Valley.
High winds with gusts of more than 60 mph pulled down trees, power lines and even an apartment building roof on Sunday throughout the Chagrin Valley and Geauga County. Crews this week continued to clear debris and large trees that blocked a number of roads, including Chillicothe (Route 306) …
HUNTING VALLEY— Sylvia Korey, owner of the historic 55,000-square-foot mansion known as Roundwood Manor in the Daisy Hill neighborhood, is continuing to push forward in her effort to save her home. Even though the house was named to the National Register of Historic Places in December, it is…
PEPPER PIKE — Instead of having Chromebook charging stations in each classroom in Brady Middle School, Orange City School District Superintendent Lynn Campbell proposed using that money to update the science rooms.
WOODMERE — With development sprouting all around the eastern suburbs, Mayor Ben Holbert recently expressed concerns over attempts to poach businesses from the village.
PEPPER PIKE — Third-graders at Moreland Hills Elementary School are learning about kindness rocks by working with a business headquartered in Pepper Pike. GoRock, a worldwide network of painted rocks, works to spread happiness across the world, one painted rock at a time.
Beth Wilson-Fish and Deborah Kamat on Monday were named the new president and vice president of the Orange Board of Education, respectively. The elections, however, brought a contentious discussion among board members regarding the candidates and the transparency of the board.
HUNTING VALLEY - In April, Sylvia Korey, owner of Roundwood Manor in Daisy Hill, presented before the Planning Commission for a special-use permit to convert her 55,000-square foot mansion into six condominiums. Her plan was denied, and commission members said that they did not support the v…
PEPPER PIKE — Governor-elect and current Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine met with an Orange High School government class on Monday at the school to talk about issues facing the state of Ohio.
Enid Rosenberg of Pepper Pike and Marc Byrnes of Hunting Valley recently received awards during the 64th Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner, sponsored by the Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio.
HUNTING VALLEY — Roundwood Manor, located in the Daisy Hill neighborhood, was named last week to the National Register of Historic Places making it the first residence in the village to gain this designation.
The guaranteed maximum price for the third and final phase of the Brady Middle School renovation is $3.9 million, Andy Hudak of Albert M. Higley Co. told the Orange Board of Education on Monday.
Dr. Jihad Kaouk, a Cleveland Clinic urologist, and his team are making strides in the medical field by becoming the first in the U.S. to perform prostate surgeries using a Single Port SP Robot. This new robot, which Dr. Kaouk helped develop, utilizes new technology to make surgeries more pre…
Two Orange High School varsity baseball players stepped up to the plate Monday speaking out about the need for shelters at district athletic fields before the school board voted unanimously to approve the $67,900 project.
Two major projects in the works for Cedar and County Line roads and totaling about $4.4 million are set to begin next year to improve roadways in Hunting Valley, Gates Mills and Russell Township.
The Orange Board of Education recently showed support for a $15,500 reading and writing project from Columbia University to assist in professional development of the local staff.
Democrat Phil Robinson won the District 6 state representative seat by a margin of 1,300 votes over Republican Jim Trakas in a tight race during the general election on Tuesday. This was Mr. Robinson’s first bid for a political office.
The Federal Communications Commission’s recent ruling on small cell regulations has left local villages unsure of how their ordinances will apply to the approaching 5G rollout. Hunting Valley council members last week discussed the FCC’s preemptive action.
School funding, local government funds, jobs and gun safety are among the issues raised by Democrat Phil Robinson and Republican Jim Trakas in the race for the District 6 state representative seat up for grabs in the Nov. 6 general election.
HUNTING VALLEY — After an eight month search, University School has officially named Patrick Gallagher as its 10th head of school, effective immediately, on Sept. 22.
Attorney Brian Darling and Cuyahoga Assistant Prosecutor Emily Hagan are vying for a seat on the bench in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.
Two candidates are facing off in the Nov. 6 election for the position of Geauga County Auditor. Charles "Chuck" Walder of Russell Township is running in the Republican slot while Garrett Westhoven of Chester Township is the Democrat. Mr. Walder has lived in Russell for 30 years while Mr. Wes…
Republican Lorraine Coyne faces Democrat William McGinty for the seat on the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas to be vacated by Judge Michael E. Jackson.
HUNTING VALLEY — It may be a small amount, but council is doing its part to ensure that recycling continues in the village and surrounding communities.
A long-planned-for project to improve County Line Road in Russell Township and Hunting Valley Village is moving forward. The design plan for the 3-mile roadway is in the works, according to Geauga County Engineer Joe Cattell.
Some local municipalities are welcoming new legislation that allows telecommunications companies to place small cell wireless facilities in the rights of way, possibly eliminating the many dead zones across the Chagrin Valley. Others are putting ordinances in place to limit where the structu…
HUNTING VALLEY — Village Council was informed by its investment firm Alliance Bernstein last week not to be alarmed by the loss of more than $520,000 in value of its investment portfolio year to date.
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