Bainbridge resident Fabiola Vazquez, 13, a ninth-grader at Hathaway Brown School, was named Miss Ohio Teen 2019 Princess of America in competition held recently in Dayton, Ohio. She will now be going on to national competition to compete for the title of Miss Teen USA Princess of America.
When the Chagrin Falls High School class of 1969 was enjoying the experiences that come with senior year, classmate Donald Hrovat was running security on gunboats on the Mekong River as a Navy Seabee in Vietnam.
Terry and Jerry Wagner had a brothers’ weekend at LaureLive among the thousands of people who attended the fourth annual music and arts event in Russell and Chester townships.
GATES MILLS — Gilmour Academy student Teeba Furat Marlowe has faced more challenges at the age of 17 than many people will in a lifetime. Her brother Yousef was killed by an improvised explosive device during a taxi ride in Baghdad with Teeba, who was then 2, and their father.
A piece of history has returned to Bentleyville Village Hall with the installation of a school bell believed to be part of the original one-room school house that once stood near the Village Hall location.
Friends and fans of Molly Gebler say she has more ideas per minute than most people have in a year, and this week she proved them right with the May 1 release of her latest brainstorm, a children’s book based on the beloved Blossom Time hot air balloon races.
It’s not very often that someone graduates from college with a bachelor’s degree before graduating from high school, but Chardon High School senior Adrianna Lakatos will accomplish the feat this month.
Some of David Patterson’s earliest memories involve trudging through mud in the woods gathering maple sap from buckets on his family farm. His wife Pam has helped produce maple syrup for more than 20 years since before they were married. Being part of producing sweet maple syrup is a part of…
Friends, families and teammates call 14-year-old Luke Fazekas “Luke the Warrior.” It’s a fitting moniker that describes his success as a nationally-ranked taekwondo athlete, but Luke earned the nickname while fighting and beating cancer as a young child.
Geauga County government records take up about 6,000 feet of space with the majority stored in boxes lined up in rows up to 11-feet high, according to county Archivist Clair Wilson.
Regionalism is what the Chagrin/Southeast Hazmat Response Team is all about. Everyone benefits from a small investment that offers great capabilities, said Mark Vedder, director of the team and a Chagrin Falls firefighter. The hazmat team serves 33 communities in the Chagrin Valley and beyond.
Moreland Hills Historical Society President Maureen Geck sees the small replica cabin at James A. Garfield’s boyhood home as more than a place where about 150 people visit each year.
Searching for more calmness and centeredness in her life, Solon resident Mary Ann Tinus tried the art of mediation through a program offered at the Solon Senior Center – and is quickly seeing the benefit.
Imagine a broken elevator scene that brings together an almost endless assortment of stereotypes. Stuck between floors are a frantic pregnant woman, angry young biker, goth kid/poet, hippie, clown and ever-so zealous cheerleaders. A playwriting instructor among them is convinced they are all…
When the New England Patriots face off in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Los Angeles Rams, a former Solon resident will not only be on the sidelines, but will have played an integral role in the event.
Members of the Rotary Club of Solon last week expanded their food pantry to federal employees who were not being paid during the recent partial government shutdown.
While a student at Solon High School in the early 1990s, Pete Tellep was behind the camera, learning the ins and outs of video production and fostering a love of technology that would ultimately span his entire career.
Protect Geauga Parks hosted Judy Semroc, conservation specialist with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, recently to talk about habitat fragmentation.
When the alarm sounds, firefighters don gear and, without hesitation, head off to structure fires, vehicle accidents and other dangerous situations.
Views of empty beer bottles and cans covering the coffee table and a counter of a vacant apartment living room sets the opening scene of “The Morning After.” Seconds before a cut to the title screen revealing the film’s name, the camera pans across the littered table and focuses on an untouc…
When programs, speakers and renovations come to a local library branch, there’s a good chance that branch’s Friends of the Library group had something to do with it.
With 895 votes cast, the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce named Burntwood Tavern and the Chagrin Valley Little Theatre as the business and nonprofit organization of the year during a March 14 “Oscar style” awards ceremony at the Chagrin Cinemas in Bainbridge.
Always assume a disaster, whether natural or manmade, will occur at some point in your lifetime, advised Don Zimmerman, coordinator of emergency preparedness at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center.
PEPPER PIKE — When Shauna Hajek moved to Pepper Pike last summer from Minneapolis, Minnesota, she was looking for activities she could get involved with in the community and was interested in expanding her artistic skills.
The firefighter’s job is to rescue people, pets and property, but on Friday, members of the Chagrin Falls department will be on the job to save their own fire station as they work for tips as celebrity bartenders at M Italian and Burntwood Tavern.
Artists from Chile and right here in Northeast Ohio have collaborated to create “Mother Earth,” an exhibit opening March 23 at the Valley Art Center’s Margaret “Peg” Bowen Gallery.
History will be made at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Cleveland and area students get to be a part of it.
Edmond Wolff wasn’t feeling his best at Herb Hammer’s Oct. 13, 1996 karaoke party. He had recently ended a long-term relationship, was trying to figure out who he was and had just cut off his long, brown curls.
For senior Cayla Roberts, Solon High School’s new elective course on African American history offers opportunities to broaden her knowledge and connect with other black students.
Those were not Pacific breezes blowing across Lake Erie and through the Chagrin Valley last week, but the chill in the air did not matter to the 170 guests who gathered inside the tropical confines of Lowe’s Greenhouse in Bainbridge Township for a luau themed kick-off for the Chagrin Valley …
The word you’ll hear most often from workers at the Metzenbaum Center kitchen in Chester is “team.” The team of five individuals with disabilities works each week to bottle and package Valens kombucha tea that is distributed all across Northeast Ohio.
CHAGRIN FALLS — When Spillway’s historic mill buildings came tumbling down last week, critics blamed the village administration for not doing enough to stop it from happening or doing too much to see that it did.
When it comes to the beauty of creating music, Solon Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor Joshua Konow blends many loves.
Although mud and hay covered the ground instead of snow, and the only ice came from Jeff Meyer’s sculptures, the Frozen Fest and sunny mild weather drew a packed crowd to the West Woods Nature Center in Russell on Sunday. The free family event sponsored by the Geauga Park District, featured …
RUSSELL - Two firefighters were injured in a blaze last week that destroyed a large garage and its contents at 8641 Music St., east of Chillicothe Road (Route 306). Damage was estimated at $175,000.
Robert Keleman of Middlefield currently owns his own business as an excavator and landscaper, but at one point in his life he was living out of his car.
Joey Grano, 12, and Jackson Day, 2, both of Chardon take to the sledding hill covered in winter white last Saturday afternoon at the Chalet in Chardon. He managed to get in some runs just before a warming trend the next day. Temperatures rose throughout this week. Though rain is predicted th…