Solon City officials are continuing to take steps associated with the first phase of the $5.6 million Aurora Road reconstruction, a project slated to begin in 2022.
The Solon Board of Education named Fred Bolden as the interim superintendent in an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning after the death of Joseph Regano, the district’s superintendent of 33 years. Mr. Bolden has been the superintendent pro tempore of the Solon City Schools since November of 2019.
Longtime Solon City School District Superintendent Joseph V. Regano was a nurturer and an educator. A compassionate and humble leader, he influenced the lives of thousands of Solon school children over more than three decades.
Hunter Jenkins knew he didn’t want to gamble with his playing time in college lacrosse, as the 2016 Solon graduate went on to start all four years with the Division III Terriers at Hiram.
While city buildings slowly re-open as does the rest of the state, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week he is in no hurry to add the Solon Senior Center to that list.
The majority of parents responding to a recent Solon City School District survey indicated that their children did well with remote learning put into play after the state closed school buildings in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite the cancellation of most of the large-scale events to mark Solon’s bicentennial due to the coronavirus pandemic, one initiative centering on the city’s business community has gained momentum.
Solon firefighters are taking part in a volunteer First Responders Antibody Test study for the coronavirus, with about 5-to-10 percent of the department testing positive for the antibody, city officials said.
Laughter was heard coming from Arthur Road in Solon last week after the swimming pool opened to the public for the first time this season under sunny skies.
The Solon VFW Post 1863 is feeling the financial strain resulting from the coronavirus pandemic and is reaching out to the community for help. Their services to veterans are that vital, members say.
One by one, interfaith leaders held signs of slain black men and women, including young boys and girls, reciting “say their name” to the 300 who gathered under bright sunny skies near the Solon gazebo last week for a prayer vigil against racism.
The timeline of the creation of Solon’s first special needs housing development may be affected as the city weighs options in connection with the extension of Clearwater Court to Portz Parkway, officials were told last week.
The Solon Fire Department is ramping up its training, shifting from Zoom conference calling to live training in small groups, while also assisting city businesses with new state requirements.
As remaining items are completed in the SOM Center Road resurfacing project, claims amounting to more than $132,656 for vehicle damage are still outstanding.
When Solon resident Carole Churgovich was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 at the age of 59, she was also laid off from her full-time job of 12 years.
The Solon City Schools Board of Education approved two administrative moves Monday, appointing Mike Acomb to director of business personnel and Julia Howell as the new principal for Lewis Elementary School.
Solon Police Chief Richard A. Tonelli weighed in during Monday’s City Council meeting on the death of George Floyd, stating that the events in Minneapolis “tarnished the badge.
As the construction of a mosque progresses on Liberty Road, with the brick exterior complete, fundraising continues toward the Chagrin Valley Islamic Center’s $2.5 million goal.
As businesses re-open gradually this month, the Solon Chamber of Commerce continues to play a vital role, said Tom Bennett, president and chief executive officer.
While large recreational summer camps through the Solon Recreation Department have been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, smaller camps at the Solon Center for the Arts are moving forward.
Although the Solon Community Center plans to begin reopening in phases on June 8, officials confirmed that the outdoor pool will remain closed for the summer season.
A sport that lends itself more easily to social distancing, golf has been a big draw during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Grantwood Golf Course in Solon up and running with a greater number of golfers compared to last year.
The current round of reductions in the face of a $7.1 million revenue shortfall due to the coronavirus pandemic will not sacrifice staff or service levels to the community, Mayor Edward H. Kraus affirmed last week.
The public weighed in virtually, including representatives of the Cleveland Metroparks, during a public hearing last week on Hawthorne Golf Estates, a senior living development planned for about 32 acres of land adjacent to the Hawthorne Valley Country Club.
When city buildings open to the public, including the Solon Senior Center, Community Center and Solon Center for the Arts, what will that look like? That was a discussion among city officials last week.
Bedford Municipal Court, which serves 14 jurisdictions including the City of Solon, has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Supreme Court to address hearings and technical issues resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
When 50 animals needed to be moved into emergency foster care during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, members of a Solon-based family foundation stepped in by opening their wallet and their hearts.