While he is not shutting the door completely on the possibility of Solon becoming its own internet provider, an endeavor that can cost upwards of $15 million, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week it is not something the city will pursue at this time.
Solon put six state-ranked wrestlers on the mats during the 12th annual Maumee Bay Classic on Friday and Saturday at Oregon Clay High School, just outside of Toledo.
The City of Solon’s Winterfest, the first of four signature events marking the city’s bicentennial this year, was deemed a huge success, Community Center Manager Rich Parker said last week. Preliminary cost estimates for the evening are about $30,000 at this point, he said.
Lively conversation filled the foyer at TownPlace Suites by Marriott in Solon last week, where more than 50 women in business gathered for networking, friendship and a sharing of knowledge.
Despite balmy temps hovering in the 60s last Saturday, the city of Solon kicked off its bicentennial with a Winterfest, drawing close to 1,500 people to the Community Center.
Despite a signed lease agreement and its approval by the Solon City Council Safety and Public Properties Committee last week, the future of the historical Lynch house continues to be debated by city officials.
Solon police are investigating multiple break-ins that occurred to locked cars in the parking lot of the Uptown Solon Shopping Center on Kruse Drive last week.
Due to significant utility relocation associated with the upcoming $5.6 million Aurora Road reconstruction, the project has been pushed back from 2021 to 2022, City Engineer John J. Busch said this week.
Although its presence in the city of Solon is small right now, with just one group home on Solon Road, Welcome House is poised to play a significant role in a planned development for individuals with special needs.
The city of Solon will kick off its bicentennial celebration this weekend with a winter extravaganza that will transform the Solon Community Center.
Before Solon City Council’s Safety and Public Properties Committee Wednesday night was a negotiated lease agreement, thus saving the Lynch home from demolition.
For the handful of Jewish residents at Solon Pointe at Emerald Ridge in Solon, weekly Shabbat celebrations are made possible – and even more meaningful – thanks to a group of loving hands and hearts.
A former Solon business owner, who was arrested as part of the undercover operation Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force this past summer, was sentenced last week to 18 months in jail and must register for the next 25 years as a sex offender.
With the widest smile, Alex Price, who has cerebral palsy, gets set for his weekly boxing class at the Solon Community Center. The Solon resident, and the only class member in a wheelchair, has limited use of his right hand.
The Hubs Square Dancing Club started in the late 1980s in Bainbridge, and they have been dancing ever since. And those who dance say square dancing is not only good exercise, but also challenges the mind.
Giant Eagle announced last week that the grocery chain plans to eliminate all single-use plastic from its operations by 2025 in an effort to improve the environment. Starting Jan. 1, the chain plans to stop using plastic bags at its Cuyahoga County stores, supportive of the county ban. The s…
Community bans on single-use plastic bags may become obsolete after the Ohio House of Representatives last week passed a bill taking away local control of that issue. With a plastic bag ban already in effect in Orange Village and a Cuyahoga County ban set to begin Jan. 1, local leaders are c…
It was 1991 when Rabbi Zushe Greenberg first placed a giant menorah outside the Solon Chabad’s rental space on Aurora Road, erecting it himself in the freezing cold, bringing light to the dark sky for all to see.
While every gathering of the Solon Italian Club is rooted in food and friendship, last week’s annual Holiday Party held special meaning for many of the members.
The Solon city administration is pondering the pursuit of grants for remediation of the former Liberty Ford site on Aurora Road to increase development possibilities after the pending sale of that land fell through earlier this month.
After complaints by Solon residents about work stoppage and other delays, the long-lamented Arbordale Avenue reconstruction project should be substantially completed by the end of this week with landscaping to be finished in the spring.
Ten years ago, when two Solon United Methodist Church parishioners began a Treasure Trunk to collect clothes for the needy, a bit of blind faith played a part.
Solon’s public works director shared with city officials last week recommendations and implementation strategies resulting from an Engineering and Construction Department Operational Audit conducted earlier this year.
Solon maintains 23 pump stations throughout the city, with regular maintenance, monitoring and replacement under the purview of the Water Reclamation Plant. One pump needs to be replaced and city officials approved the $28,805 price tag last week.
Solon City Council approved Monday the mayor’s selection for a new member to the city Planning Commission as well as other council appointments.
Solon Civic Club will host its 45th annual Lunch with Santa, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Solon Middle School and Parkside Elementary School, 6835 SOM Center Road (Route 91).
Liberty Ford officials confirmed Monday that the pending sale of their Aurora Road site in Solon is off the table, just one month after voters approved new mixed use zoning for that area.
Transportation concerns for Northeast Ohio communities were discussed during a roundtable last week when U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce met with leaders from across the region at Solon City Hall.
The approval earlier this month by Solon voters of Issue 65, a rezoning of the former Liberty Ford site and surrounding area, is the first step in a very long process, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said last week.
By Solon City Council’s first meeting in December, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said he will recommend a new member to the Planning Commission replacing Chairman Eugene Macke Bentley who was elected to the Ward 1 council seat during the general election.