Before the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the recommendations involving the elderly who are at greater risk, Solon senior citizen Roz Sobel was an active senior going out each day on errands, shopping and seeing her grandchildren.
The City of Solon continues to take precautions in light of the coronavirus pandemic, and employees are still coming to work despite the closure of most of the city buildings.
As clerk of Solon City Council, Carol McConoughey performs a wide range of duties, from coordinating business for City Council and the Planning Commission to maintaining official records and interpreting and adapting guidelines and policies.
Chagrin Valley Dispatch is the “first of the first responders,” said Solon resident Nick DiCicco, who serves as director. The regional emergency call center was on level-one lockdown this week to ensure the health of its employees during the COVID-19 state of emergency in Ohio.
Since last November, Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian have been recruiting volunteers and mapping a campaign to garner support for Issue 19, new zoning on the primary ballot that would allow housing for adults with special needs.
With some reservation, Solon City Council approved an ordinance Monday granting the mayor extraordinary authority to expend funds in the city for certain purchases during the ongoing crisis linked to the coronavirus pandemic.
Although small in number, the newly formed Solon Strivers, a support group for residents with chronic illnesses, is large in purpose.
The City of Solon continues to take the lead from health professionals when it comes to the ever-changing climate due to the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Edward H. Kraus said this week.
Delay of the March 17 primary election in Ohio has candidates and supporters of issues in Geauga and Cuyahoga counties wondering, what’s next?
Area religious institutions are adapting and changing practices in light of the coronavirus pandemic, with some modifying services or closing their doors temporarily. That includes Christian, Catholic, Muslim and Jewish congregations with some canceling in-person worship and others cutting b…
First responders with the Solon Fire Department are adapting to an ever-changing condition due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a challenge Fire Chief William J. Shaw outlined this week.
Business owners throughout the Chagrin Valley, Solon and Geauga County are scrambling to retain customers during the COVID-19 health crisis ongoing in Ohio and across the globe.
City officials approved the final change order associated with the $1.7 million Carter Street reconstruction project, which is expected to be completed by November.
This year will be the last Ramadan the Chagrin Valley Islamic Center and its members will celebrate outside its own mosque, as plans for the new worship space on Liberty Road in Solon are on target for the 2021 observance.
About a dozen protestors braved high winds and frigid temperatures last Saturday to gather for a rally in a last-ditch attempt to save the historical Lynch house, set to meet the wrecking ball today.
The Solon Fire Department was honored for its care for cardiac patients by the American Heart Association on Monday. This is the sixth consecutive year department first responders have been honored.
The city will pay close to $100,000 as part a Wetland Mitigation Purchase Agreement associated with the $1 million Community Center Senior Parking Lot Expansion Project.
Despite ongoing appeals to city officials for more time regarding the Lynch home demolition, the life of the historic house on Bainbridge Road in Solon seems to be reaching an end.
Funding applications are under way, and the city is taking steps toward the possibility of embarking on a $7.6 million interchange modification for Harper Road at the Route 422 highway access.
“Jeopardy,” step aside. Solon residents are making their mark when it comes to trivia.A total of 30 citizens, many retirees, comprised three teams that advanced last week in a regional Mind Challenge competition, which tests their skills in trivia in a variety of areas.
Family members dropping off and picking up children at the Solon City School District’s new preschool location on one of the busiest roads in the city apparently are creating a backup in traffic, city officials said.
At the age of 19, while working the ground crew for the Solon Recreation Department, Solon native Donald W. Holub felt that he found his dream job.
Top to bottom, Solon remains the best diving program in Ohio with seven flyers punching their tickets to states during the Division I Northeast District competition last Thursday at Cleveland State University’s Busbey Natatorium.
Motored by a sweep in diving and a trio of top-three finishes in the pool, the Solon girls captured the Division I sectional swim title on Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
Racing with a trio of individual champs and a relay victory, the Solon boys swimming and diving program had no issue defending its Division I sectional title during the 13-team meet on Saturday at the Spire Institute in Geneva.
With humor, poignancy and a nod to this year’s bicentennial, Mayor Edward H. Kraus donned a black top hat and cape in opening Tuesday’s annual State of the City address.
For Solon High School seniors Kush Addepalli and Derek Li, Science Olympiad has been a major extracurricular pursuit since fifth grade. Kush currently participates in several testing events in the biological sciences.Derek focuses on physics events, which have included the design and constru…
Before city voters on the March 17 primary ballot is Issue 18, an amendment to the zoning code expanding the permitted range of restaurant uses in the city.
The Solon Middle School was nominated for the Ohio Department of Education’s prestigious National Blue Ribbon School award, the Board of Education announced on Monday.
For the 40th year, the city of Solon has been designated a Tree City, a program of the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize those communities that promote an urban forest canopy.
It was four years ago that Solon residents Ara and Leslie Bagdasarian identified a vision that involved the creation of a sustainable, safe housing community for their two adult special needs children. On the primary ballot March 17 is special needs zoning – one major step toward bringing th…
The comedy “Check, Please,” by Jonathan Rand, will generate laughs aplenty when a series of blind dates gone wrong unfolds onstage. Sitting at separate tables, the main guy and girl meet up with a range of eccentrics, from a kleptomaniac to a hypochondriac and a mime.