Bainbridge families are invited to hunt for brightly-colored eggs on the grounds of Heritage Park on Easter Sunday, rain or shine. If it rains, the fire department will open up the bays and the egg hunt will take place inside of the station.
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.
No occupation is more weather dependent than farming, and this year’s seemingly non-stop rain is taking its toll on farmers throughout Geauga County.
Due to the $6 million SOM Center/Aurora roads intersection improvement project that is currently under way, this year’s Memorial Day celebration will be moved to a different location.
Russell Township has historically celebrated Memorial Day the week ahead of the official day. The event will take place 3 p.m. May 19 at Briar Hill Cemetery on Fairmount Road. One of Russell’s own residents, Capt. Anthony Paskevich, will be the featured speaker this year. Capt. Paskevich, a …
Dan Gutowitz sees the artistic value of old license plates. He searches for old and newer plates discarded for one reason or another and crafts them into art. One notable wall hanging is shaped like the state of Ohio.
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…
Despite receiving just one bid for their annual July 4 fireworks display, the city of Solon will move forward with their annual event again this summer.
Last Friday, Ronan Feldman boarded his school bus with green hair. Sprayed with temporary color, his green locks served as a reminder to his Kenston Middle School classmates of the Sunday event to come. On Monday, he boarded bald, void of the green that went with the weekend.
Parents excitedly helped adjust costumes for their young children about to take the stage this past Sunday during a celebration of the Chinese New Year at Solon High School. Fittingly, a banner above them read “Cultural Diversity.”
Sub-zero temperatures failed to deter a crowd from attending an event Monday honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Kenston Local School District’s Gardiner Center where five people shared their encounters with racism and how the civil rights leader changed their lives.
Nurture or nature? I’m betting on nature, but there is something to be said for nurture too. Let’s investigate the question a little closer, shall we?
There’s nothing better than a handmade Christmas gift, a fact that was made clear by a group of Solon seniors gathered together last week for a Home Décor class rooted in creativity.
Christmastime isn’t always sitting around a fire with a beautifully illuminated tree, surrounded by family and friends, the Rev. Richard K. Burchell, pastor of St. Rita Church in Solon, said. For many, it’s a time of extreme loneliness.
Walter Miraglia enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 17. Larry Teichman was in ROTC at the Ohio State University during the height of the Vietnam War. They both served their country and started successful businesses in Northeast Ohio. They both wanted to do more.
Volunteers are standing outside local stores right now ringing bells for the Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle fundraiser and you might just see a familiar face braving the snow, cold and rain.
Who had more fun, the kids or the cops? That was the lingering question after police officers from Bainbridge Township and South Russell Village escorted children on the annual Shop with a Cop adventure this past Saturday.
Thanksgiving week was the start of the winter holiday season across the region. Communities from Burton to Chagrin Falls to Solon set their holiday trees aglow celebrating with songs, hot chocolate and visits with Santa. The festivities will continue as Chardon lights up the town square this…
The day after Thanksgiving is a treasured day of tradition for many families – a day where loved ones spend quality time together and create new memories. On this day, many families cut down their Christmas trees, marking the beginning of the holiday season. This occasion brings together fam…
An abbreviated version of Deck the Falls – a Chagrin Falls holiday tradition – draws to a close this weekend at Chagrin Falls Township Hall, 83 N. Main St.
Numerous teen and tween volunteers will serve as “Santa’s elves” at Solon Civic Club’s 44th annual Lunch with Santa, Dec. 8. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Solon Middle School and Parkside Elementary School, 6835 SOM Center Road (Route 91).
More than 200 people were on hand last Saturday to witness the inaugural holiday lighting ceremony at Heritage Park in Bainbridge.
Memories of street-front windows filled with magical Christmas figures and winter wonderland scenes at the former Higbee’s department store in downtown Cleveland have inspired the holiday spirit at the Pinecrest shopping district in Orange.
Spots of rain failed to dampen attendance at the city’s first autumn festival where more than 1,000 people enjoyed activities at the Solon Community Park last Saturday.
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 …
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…
Honey the dog takers her human Nancy Rubin of Pepper Pike on a hike through the snow-blanketed trails in the Cleveland Metroparks' South Chagrin Reservation on Tuesday when the temperatures were in the 30s. Temperatures were expected to rise throughout the week, with today and Friday hitting…
Snow blanketed the terrain Tuesday at the Geauga Park District’s Headwaters Park in Claridon and Huntsburg townships when temperatures were in the 20s. Forecasts predicted a rise in temperatures earlier in the week, with a steep drop to the teens on Saturday, when snow showers are anticipate…
A thick layer of snow blankets the trails and river around Jackson Field in the Cleveland Metroparks’ South Chagrin Reservation on Tuesday when temperatures were in the 30s. Temperatures were expected to rise throughout the week, with today and Friday hitting the mid-50s. Temperatures are ex…
Single-digit temperatures mean more and more space heaters being used in some houses, and the Solon Fire Department is offering words of caution.
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