A staple in Solon for 20 years and the only locally-owned health food store in the city featuring organic products, Mustard Seed will close its Solon location by month’s end.
The long-discussed and debated Liberty Ford site and surrounding area on Aurora Road is at the crux of Issue 65, a new zoning classification for mixed-use development before voters during the Nov. 5 general election.
The Solon City School District Board of Education approved a retire-rehire request, reassigned administrative tasks and approved English language learner mentors and home instruction teachers at their meeting Oct. 14.
Motorists will soon see an end in sight when it comes to the major roadwork associated with two projects taking place concurrently on SOM Center Road in the city’s commercial downtown area.
Solon Councilman Douglas A. Magill, who is running for re-election during the Nov. 5 general election, offered an explanation last week about some residents’ concerns associated with alleged inflammatory statements linked to his name.
Not only does the Solon Philharmonic Orchestra’s first concert of the season later this month have a unique twist, but it also has a new conductor.
Solon Mayor Edward H. Kraus has selected Lt. Richard A. Tonelli of the Solon Police Department as the city’s new police chief. City Council approved the mayor’s appointment Monday.
Solon Engineer John J. Busch said he expected the “shock” factor when telling members of City Council’s Public Works Committee the $471,500 cost of the design associated with a proposed $6 million reconstruction project on Harper Road.
City officials last week outlined $6.7 million in capital requests for 2020 as well as discussed expenditures over the next five years.
Behind the Solon VFW Post 1863 on Melbury Avenue is the staging for the $6 million intersection improvement project at SOM Center and Aurora roads, a situation that has been a damper on the post, Commander Jack Calvey said last week.
Weekly car cruises on Enterprise Parkway in Solon presented by the Rock ‘N’ Roll Capital Street Machines are more than just muscle cars and spectators. There is a charitable aspect to the club, as they have supported numerous causes since the group’s inception.
“It’s Solon’s time,” Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week to the more than 125 in attendance at a town hall meeting on Issue 65, a rezoning of the former Liberty Ford site and surrounding area on the Nov. 5 ballot. The town hall session was held at the former auto dealership on Aurora Road.
City planners opened a public hearing last week on a proposed new zoning classification to accommodate individuals with special needs.
It was following a stint as a part-time seasonal employee of the Solon Service Department over 20 years ago that Dennis Varga became best friends with the backside of a rubbish truck, he said.
The following Solon residents were named to the dean’s list for spring semester at Ohio University in Athens: Isabella V. Achim, Leia R. Bendersky, Katherine E. Borshov, Michael A. Borshov, Madelyn E. Braun, Rachel H. Braun, Alyssa R. Brodsky, Joshua M. Chernomorets, Nathan E. Chernomorets, …
Business After 5 mixers, presented by the Solon Chamber of Commerce each month, have become “wildly popular,” according to President and CEO Thomas Bennett.
The Solon Board of Education Monday lauded school officials for ending the fiscal year with a clean budget and starting the new school year with top academic ratings.
An approximate $2.5 million Solon Road reconstruction project slated for 2020 impacts an inactive railroad line, and the Solon city engineer last week sought input from officials on the matter.
Allowing for the full range of restaurant uses and bringing uniformity among the city’s commercial zoning districts is the goal behind an amendment to the zoning code that could be before Solon voters in March of 2020.
City planners last week set for a public hearing a new multi-family special needs zoning classification targeted to be before the electorate on the March primary ballot in 2020.
Solon City Hall has received complaints – and more than a dozen vehicle claims - in regard to damage sustained as a result of roadwork currently under way on SOM Center Road, from Route 422 to the railroad bridge.
A Ward 5 candidate for Solon City Council during this Nov. 5 general election spoke out at Monday’s council meeting on what he termed “voter intimidation” at the polls during last week’s primary election.
State Sen. Matthew Dolan’s visit to address Solon City Council has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7. Mayor Edward H. Kraus requested the change because he was out of town and not present at the City Council meeting on Monday. The address of Sen. Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, had been set for Monday.
City jail service contracts continue to provide a steady revenue stream in Solon and offset costs, with the city entering into two extensions for service last week.
The 13th annual Solon Band Bash will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at Stewart Field. Ten marching bands from Northeast Ohio will regale the audience with a variety of energizing music, colorful uniforms, dances, marches and rotations. As the host and largest ensemble, the 340-member Solon Hi…
How far-reaching the causes of the Solon Rotary are was made clear during a fundraising event that combined exercise and entertainment last Saturday.
An unoccupied police cruiser that caught on fire Monday morning resulted in Orchard Middle School students being temporarily relocated to the gymnasium. No suspicious activity is suspected, police said.
State Sen. Matt Dolan, R-Chagrin Falls, will address Solon City Council next week to update officials on issues being discussed by the General Assembly.
With 54 singer-dancers, 16 band members and 24 students on crew, Solon High School’s show choir Music in Motion has won numerous trophies for its outstanding performances as an ensemble. Cabaret Night, starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the auditorium, showcases the talent of the individual MIM …
Solon residents will have the opportunity to see the administration’s vision for the former Liberty Ford site and surrounding area during a town hall presentation Sept. 25. The session will be 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the site on Aurora near Solon Road.
Solon city officials are switching gears when it comes to plans for an Innovation Center, targeting a partnership with the local library instead of seeking an industrial district location.