Jack and Jane Zilly have been generously helping Northeast Ohioans in need for more than three decades. For the last two years, the couple have been offering up the driveway of their South Russell home to collect donations for a local food pantry.
South Russell Village Council members on Monday discussed the new television series on the Oxygen network called “911 Crisis Center.” Chagrin Valley Dispatchers recently filmed a 16-episode arc for the new series, which premiered on Nov. 6.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Officials gathered at The Sleepy Rooster restaurant on Monday to honor military veterans and those in active service. There were 37 servicemen and women in attendance.
SOUTH RUSSELL — At a joint meeting between the Human Resources and Streets committees, village officials discussed whether overtime should be considered any amount that goes over eight hours per day or any amount that goes over 40 hours per week.
Residents of South Russell have spoken after Tuesday’s general election where six candidates were running for four Village Council seats.
SOUTH RUSSELL — A resident on Monday asked council members if the blue line flag could be flown on the village police station to honor veterans and first responders.
Six people put their names in the ring for four spots on the South Russell Village Council in the upcoming Nov. 2 general election with stormwater overflows and fiscal responsibility as the top issues .
Three candidates are vying for two seats on the Russell Township Board of Trustees during the Nov. 2 general election. Trustee Jim Mueller is on the ballot and Trustee Gary G. Gabram not seeking re-election.
The hearing for South Russell’s 2022 budget that began Monday was suspended for one week after the Geauga County Budget Commission questioned an excess of $4 million in the bank.
Get ready to make some noise and show your support this Sunday for your local police, fire and other frontline workers during First Responders Appreciation Day. First responders, however, aren’t the only ones deserving of recognition this year.
SOUTH RUSSELL — The village is anticipating $360,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds by May 11, officials said during a Monday meeting. In preparation, Village Council established a fund for the coronavirus pandemic relief dollars from the federal government.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village Engineer Eric Haibach met with South Russell Village Council Monday to discuss the Chagrin Lake dam that has fallen into a state of disrepair due to the overflow of heavy rain.
Kenneth Clarke, new executive director of Rescue Village, sees the animal shelter in Russell Township as doing “incredible work for the community and animals and their people.”
In a special meeting Monday morning, the Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Board of Education unanimously appointed Lori Bendall to fill the vacant seat left by Greg Kanzinger, who resigned earlier last month.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village Council Monday discussed two ordinances authorizing the Geauga County Auditor to certify the total amount of money generated if council were to renew levies coming due next year.
Woofstock, an annual fundraiser for Rescue Village, will return to the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field on Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Metroparks officials recently gave their approval to hold the event in person at the Moreland Hills site, which has drawn crowds of up to 4,000 people in …
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village Council on Monday discussed the correction of ordinances authorizing the mayor to enter into agreements with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. linked to the Manor Brook Headwater Stream restoration project.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village Council members thanked the Whitetail Run Community Association for considering a request to use its property to improve the village by moving forward with the Manor Brook Headwater Stream Restoration Project during a special meeting on Monday.
Less than a week after former South Russell Village Administrative Assistant Nancy Grattino resigned from her position, Mayor William Koons announced that the building department has three interviews scheduled for new assistants.
With the goal to “sustain Chagrin,” Superintendent Robert Hunt and Treasurer Ashley Brudno nailed down the importance of passing the 3.85-mill school levy on the Nov. 3 ballot in a virtual town hall with district residents. The biggest message was that approval of Issue 20 will not raise taxes.
SOUTH RUSSELL — After initially proposing to hire the Chagrin Valley Fire Department to perform fire marshal services for the village, Mayor William Koons instead recommended contracting with Bainbridge resident Sean Davis for $23 an hour.
SOUTH RUSSELL — The Lake Louise development is set to get a new bridge on Cascades Drive by the spring of 2021, when village Engineer Eric Haibach said he anticipates work to be completed on the project.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village employees will be able to carry over two weeks of vacation time at the end of the year thanks to the Human Resources Committee members, who last week voted to double the amount of vacation carryover in 2021 because of the pandemic.
Village employees are set to reopen the South Russell playground on Bell Road as soon as council takes final action. Council was scheduled to vote on the matter during an 8 a.m. special meeting on Wednesday.
South Russell — The Village Properties Committee plans to recommend an inventory list to keep track of high-value items in each of the village departments following the misplacement of a Microsoft Surface computer from the Building Department in early July.
SOUTH RUSSELL — Village Council heard the latest update of an amendment to the job description of one of its building department employees at a Zoom meeting for the first time since last month, when the idea for the amendments was introduced with some controversy.
SOUTH RUSSELL — The village Human Resources, Building and Finance committees held a joint meeting last week to discuss the creation of a new position in the building department that Mayor William Koons suggested at a previous meeting.
SOUTH RUSSELL — A discussion about job descriptions and pay scales surfaced at a special council meeting last week after the first reading of an ordinance to create a new position in the building department.