Although Solon’s annual holiday tree lighting was set to go on this year, city officials on Thursday (Nov. 12) canceled the event due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases locally and statewide.
Solon’s annual holiday tree lighting will go on this year, but with some modifications and exciting additions, Tracy Sullivan, director of community and cultural enrichment, said last week.
A social gathering place offering hundreds of programs and services to the public, the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library had embraced an unbelievably challenging year, branch manager Julie Liedtke said last week.
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.
With Cuyahoga County moving to red status, as well as local rises in numbers of positive COVID-19 cases, the Solon Senior Center remains closed, Director Jill Frankel said this week.
It is important when looking at connectivity to focus on underserved areas of the city that have no sidewalks or trails, including along major roads.
A former Solon school teacher who has been indicted by a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury on 19 counts of gross sexual imposition remains out on a $50,000 bond this week and is scheduled for a pretrial hearing on Oct. 28.
Solon’s first mosque, construction of which has been underway this year, is like a “spiritual rebirth for the community,” Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week.
Solon city officials approved moving forward on a final design for the Harper Road reconstruction project. This design is consistent with previous large-scale road projects on Pettibone and Bainbridge roads.
Solon Councilman Eugene Macke Bentley said at the Monday City Council meeting that he was disturbed by a recent call made to the Solon Police Department and wants continued dialogue on the matter.
Recommendations associated with connectivity in Solon is the next phase of a Solon Connects plan, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week of the community improvement project that would provide walkability and connectivity.
While not robust, a recovery is expected for 2021 following the approximate $5 million in revenue loss linked to the coronavirus pandemic, Solon Finance Director Matthew Rubino said last week.