Solon Councilman Marc R. Kotora will run against newcomer Michael Kan, the top two vote getters in Tuesday’s Ward 4 council primary, during the Nov. 2 general election.
While a young student at St. Rita School in Solon, former city resident James T. Janson recalled a childhood rooted in adventure – playing tag with friends, flying kites and exploring the outdoors.
The Geauga Park District board voted Monday to appeal the Geauga County Budget Commission’s decision to withhold a portion of revenue from the district’s 1-mill property tax levy.
Upon the discovery of an additional victim, another indictment was made against former Solon High School band director Edward L. Kline, according to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office.
Issues affecting the state of Ohio and the world were among the topics addressed during an update on Washington D.C. given by U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce during a special luncheon last week.
There is no current threat to the Solon area, police said, following a stolen vehicle pursuit, crash and attempted carjacking involving a 13-year-old male last week that had some businesses sheltering in place.
The value of partnerships was made clear Tuesday, when under sunny skies about 80 people gathered for the official ribbon cutting ceremony marking the opening of Swagelok’s $45 million Global Headquarters and Innovation Center.
Solon is on more solid footing heading into developing a capital plan for 2022, officials said last week, with preliminary requests ranging anywhere between $4 million and $6 million.
There is a formal list of candidates and issues in Cuyahoga County for the Nov. 2 election. The filing deadline for candidates was Aug. 4. There are contested elections for council members in Gates Mills, Orange Village and Pepper Pike. There are also contested school board elections for Cha…
In reflecting on last month’s Home Days celebration, Recreation Director Rich Parker said overall feedback was positive, with an estimated 5,000 people attending the three-day event.
To further enhance outdoor events and offerings at the Solon Senior Center and Community Center, a new pavilion is set to be constructed beginning this month.
Solon firefighter Samuel Presti has been “rock solid through his whole career,” fire Chief Mark Vedder said, and is known to stay calm in any situation.
A group of about 25 people stood along a busy SOM Center Road Monday, waving blue line flags and holding signs in support of police, while cars beeped and passers-by shouted out their windows.
Solon City School District began the new academic year on Wednesday for grades one through 12, with additional orientation programs and activities in place to help ease the transition, officials said, as well as an updated mask policy.
Following a recent lengthy debate, Solon officials gave the green light to a $1.04 million Enterprise Resource Planning systems project that would streamline city processes.
For Fran Springborn, Aug. 26 will be no different from any other day, she said with a laugh. But for those around the Solon resident, it will be a milestone.
The same week an Ohio group announced its plans to start the formal process to put marijuana legalization in front of the General Assembly, two lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize its recreational use.
The “Hope Grows Here” gardening program at the Beech Brook campus is giving foster children an opportunity for hope and healing. A partnership between Fostering Hope and Beech Brook led to the restoration of the therapeutic garden this spring, where children can learn how to be mindful and n…
University Hospitals of Cleveland this week announced the development of a comprehensive service called UH COVID-19 Recovery Clinic for patients affected by the post-acute residual symptoms of the virus. The clinic will promote pathways to healing for patients of all ages.
City officials recently approved two grants to improve properties through the Growth, Revitalization and Incentive Program. Officials continued to craft language adjustments for job creation grants in light of an increase in remote work due to the pandemic.
Solon’s administration is continuing discussions with the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library to house the city’s first innovation center, a project that would most likely begin next year, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said.
Solon schools are expected to make a decision on a mask policy in the coming days, meanwhile parents spoke out at Monday’s board of education meeting both for and against the issue.
It’s Shakespeare, and it’s live for the first time since in-person performances were put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chagrin Arts Executive Director Karen Prasser said with great enthusiasm last week.
Parents once again packed the Solon Board of Education meeting room on Monday, as they did last month, continuing an ongoing debate on the district’s diversity, equity and inclusion program.
A definite sign of summer, Home Days opened last weekend to sunny skies and thousands of people who embraced the community festival theme.
Solon received $1.93 million last week, representing its first installment of American Rescue Plan Act funding through the federal government, an amount not as “transformational” as city officials had hoped, Finance Director Matthew Rubino said on Monday.
Residents are returning to the Orange Senior Center for a variety of in-person events, including a popular chair yoga class. The Brain, Body, Balance yoga class offers participants an opportunity to improve their balance, flexibility, mobility and strength.
The Solon Historical Society announced last week that the majority of contents of a 50-year-old time capsule, planned to be unveiled during last year’s bicentennial, was destroyed by water damage.