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On Tuesday, members of the Save Grove Hill Committee and the Western Reserve Land Conservancy will receive an Ohio Preservation Public Education and Awareness Award during an outdoor ceremony at the conservancy’s headquarters in Moreland Hills.

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MORELAND HILLS — Three candidates are running for three seats on Moreland Hills Village Council. Newcomers Bill Janke and Tom Fish are stepping up to the plate and Councilman David Emerman is running for re-election. Councilman Paul Stanard and Councilwoman Monica Sturgis are not seeking re-…

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MORELAND HILLS — The Village Parks Commission is gearing up for the Second Annual Head for the Hills event on Oct. 9 with a fundraising goal of $10,000 for the various parks in Moreland Hills. This is five times the goal from last year, which was $2,000.

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MORELAND HILLS — The Natural Classroom’s fall session was cut short at Forest Ridge Preserve after the group, a for-profit company, advertised for the fall camp without permission from the Village of Moreland Hills.

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MORELAND HILLS — The Front Yard Players once again put on a dazzling summer show last weekend in honor of educators, who stepped up to the plate during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite a virtual format in 2020 due to safety guidelines on gatherings, the show must go on, organizer and local …

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Moreland Hills resident Robert Schleper, Jr., is vying for a seat on the Chagrin Falls Board of Education this fall. Three seats are up for grabs during the Nov. 2 general election. The current terms of board President Phil Rankin and members Mary Kay O’Toole and Lori Bendall will expire by …

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MORELAND HILLS — Village officials are considering the use of Flock Safety cameras, according to Police Chief Kevin Wyant. The cameras would be used to identify vehicles and investigate crimes.

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MORELAND HILLS — Treasurer Prashant Shah and Village Engineer Jeff Filarski are looking to review the annual sanitary sewer assessments that residents pay to the capital and maintenance fund. The assessments may remain the same, Mr. Filarski said on Monday, but they could change depending on…

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MORELAND HILLS — The second annual Head for the Hills run and fundraiser is set for Oct. 9 at Forest Ridge Preserve in Moreland Hills. Members of the village Parks Commission held the first run in a virtual format in 2020 to raise funds to maintain the various parks in the village, including…

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MORELAND HILLS — Village officials plan to purchase body cameras for officers in the Police Department and are seeking grant funding to help cover the costs. Chief Kevin Wyant updated the Roads and Safety Committee on his plans at a meeting last month.

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MORELAND HILLS — Members of the village Parks Commission decided on a pavilion to replace the house on the hill at Forest Ridge Preserve and expect construction to be complete this fall. The house on the hill, behind Potts Pier on Chagrin River Road, was torn down in July to make space for t…

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Almost one year ago, Cleveland Clinic Hillcrest Hospital implemented its new COVID-19 restrictions as Jen Guyuron walked in the door to have her first baby. The onset of the coronavirus pandemic immediately changed the course for this Moreland Hills mother leading her to write a book about h…

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MORELAND HILLS — Wildlife Officers Scott Denamen and Matt Madgar of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources spoke to a group of 50 residents last week to advise them on coyote sightings. Mayor Dan Fritz of Moreland Hills received calls about coyotes from a number of residents, leading him t…

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MORELAND HILLS — Treasurer Prashant Shah said that the village is in a “comfortable zone” financially during his annual presentation to council members prior to their vote on the 2021 appropriations, which total $10.07 million. Village Council was expected to vote on the appropriations at a …

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MORELAND HILLS — After above-ground pools popped up at houses throughout the village last summer, Mayor Dan Fritz said that council members need to revisit the ordinances that regulate swimming pools in the village.

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MORELAND HILLS — Members of the Green Commission are studying how to bring a local composting service to village residents.

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MORELAND HILLS — The expansion of Cru Uncorked could begin as early as this month now that Village Council has approved a use variance and a conditional use certificate for the restaurant.

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MORELAND HILLS — As part of the village’s commitment to recycling and sustainability, the Moreland Hills Green Commission is looking into how it can offer composting services to its residents. Daniel Brown of the Rust Belt Riders gave a presentation to the commission on Nov. 4 about the comp…

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MORELAND HILLS — Councilwoman Monica Sturgis brought an idea to the table to ensure that Moreland Hills continues to be a welcoming community for years to come. An inclusion commission, she said, could help promote diversity and inclusion in a variety of capacities, including village events,…

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Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, will retain his seat in the Ohio Senate after winning the District 24 race against Solon Democrat Tom Jackson in Tuesday’s general election.

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After months of following guidance from the Cuyahoga County Board of Health for reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Orange City School District is considering veering away from the county’s recommendation.

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The Orange City School District plans to implement its hybrid model on Oct. 19 after spending weeks devising a schedule for each building, ordering plenty of personal protective equipment and fielding hundreds of questions from parents.

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With the goal to “sustain Chagrin,” Superintendent Robert Hunt and Treasurer Ashley Brudno nailed down the importance of passing the 3.85-mill school levy on the Nov. 3 ballot in a virtual town hall with district residents. The biggest message was that approval of Issue 20 will not raise taxes.

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MORELAND HILLS — Mayor Dan Fritz said that he has received a series of complaints from residents about late-night lawn mowing. A revised noise ordinance was on the first of three readings last week at the Village Council meeting on Sept. 9 to resolve further disputes.

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MORELAND HILLS — The Board of Zoning Appeals unanimously denied an area variance for a proposed new residential subdivision on Miles Road during their meeting Monday night. The variance would have permitted developer Jason Friedman to bypass a provision in the code for a residential open spa…

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PEPPER PIKE — The Orange Board of Education passed a resolution to allow four students living on North Pointe Drive at The Pointe subdivision to remain in the Orange schools, even though they live in the Beachwood City School District, Orange school board President Beth Wilson-Fish said on S…

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PEPPER PIKE — The Orange Board of Education members brought the discussion of a new front entrance at Orange High School back to the table at their Monday meeting. Discussion should begin early, they said, to ensure safety for the children at the school and to stay on track for prime constru…

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MORELAND HILLS — In the age of COVID-19, members of the Moreland Hills Parks Commission are getting creative to raise funds. Before the pandemic hit this spring, they toyed with the idea of a run through the village’s parks as a fundraiser. The coronavirus has not slowed them down in plannin…

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Director of 21st Century Curriculum Karen Moore said that this fall, Orange City School District students will have a new and improved version of virtual learning.

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After calling off sports practices at the end of July, Superintendent Lynn Campbell announced last week that sports were to resume on Monday for the Orange City School District.