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(Video) Northcoast Behavioral building demolition to leave green space
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

(Video) Northcoast Behavioral building demolition to leave green space

SAGAMORE HILLS -- With completion of the $68 million expansion and consolidation of Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare in Sagamore Hills last year, the state is clearing the 71-acre campus off Sagamore Road of obsolescent buildings. Demolition is expected to be finished by mid-May.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Szabo claims 'disrespect'
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Szabo claims 'disrespect'

During a June 2016 meeting, two School Board members called for fellow board member Jim Szabo's resignation -- and during the Board's March 20 meeting, he did just that. Szabo resigned from his seat on the Board -- after a vote was called for on whether or not to extend Superintendent Dr.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Hope over Heroin seeks help for summer event

MACEDONIA A ministry led organization is seeking to help defeat the opiate epidemic and is asking local residents to pitch in.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

City officials discuss Ohio Checkbook, hires firefighters

MACEDONIA -- The city's financial information is not yet on the state's OhioCheckbook.com website, but Finance Director Rhonda Hall says she will be working with the treasurer's office to get it there soon.

By Briana Barker Reporter
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Grant allows fingerprinting to go high-tech in Sagamore Hills
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Grant allows fingerprinting to go high-tech in Sagamore Hills

SAGAMORE HILLS The Sagamore Hills Police Department is purchasing a new electronic fingerprint machine thanks to a $11,330 grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant, also known as the JAG program. Det.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Northfield Village upgrades presidential paving plan
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Northfield Village upgrades presidential paving plan

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- During a work session March 22 Council members discussed the merits of broadening the scope of the presidential road project, with members agreeing to adjust the budget to add $300,000 to the $640,000 project. The final vote is expected at an upcoming Council meeting.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Sagamore Hills Township buys 2.5-acre property for 'future use'
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Sagamore Hills Township buys 2.5-acre property for 'future use'

SAGAMORE HILLS Sagamore Hills Township Trustees have finalized the purchase of a Valley View Road property for an undetermined future use. Trustees Dave DePasquale, Paul Schweikert and John Zaccardelli unanimously approved the purchase Dec. 27. The approximately 2.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

City survey ends this week

The city of Macedonia is sponsoring a community-wide phone and online survey of randomly selected registered voters to gauge residents' feedback on areas such as government communication, roads, parks and recreation, senior services and more.

Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

Spring cleanup is May in village

May is Spring Clean-up month in Northfield Village. There will be two dumpsters each at the service department buildings, 199 Ledge Road and 68 Houghton Road, as well as one at the end of Chestnut Street. No hazardous materials are to be placed into either dumpster. No paint will be taken.

U.S. Rep. Joyce: Proposed health care law 'not a better solution'
Mar 28, 2017 12:00 AM

U.S. Rep. Joyce: Proposed health care law 'not a better solution'

TWINSBURG — U.S. Congressman David Joyce (R, Ohio-14) says that while the country needs a better health care plan, he didn't feel that the GOP-led Affordable Health Care Act fit the bill.

By April Helms | Reporter
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Nightly road closure in Macedonia
Mar 27, 2017 12:56 PM

Nightly road closure in Macedonia

MACEDONIA — North Bedford Road will be closed overnight beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. by the Ohio Department of Transporation for work on the I-480 bridge overhead.

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found
Mar 27, 2017 10:12 AM

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow found

The Ohio State Highway Patrol said it has recovered a military Humvee stolen last week from the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow. The patrol said in a March 25 release that at the time of the theft there were no witnesses or information available.

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Father-daughter duo return to Disney with a purpose
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Father-daughter duo return to Disney with a purpose

A local running duo made national headlines last year trailblazing a path for runners to push wheelchairs in the Disney Glass Slipper Challenge. Now the father-daughter team is back at it again this year raising funds for a more local cause.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Canyon View paving on hold; McNeil on summer work list
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Canyon View paving on hold; McNeil on summer work list

SAGAMORE HILLS While the Canyon View Road project is delayed a year, Trustees will be focused on rebuilding McNeil Drive this summer. Trustees Paul Schweikert and John Zaccardelli voted during the March 13 to seek bids, to be opened April 7, for the rebuild.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

State's delay in education plan renews optimism

The decision by the Ohio Department of Education to delay submitting the state's education plan to federal regulators is raising local educators' hopes that their voices may be heard.

By Marsha Mckenna Stow Sentry Senior Editor
Former fire chief drops overtime request to $7,500
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Former fire chief drops overtime request to $7,500

Although he had been asking the townships for $60,000 in back overtime pay, former Northfield Center-Sagamore Hills Fire District Chief Frank Risko is offering to settle for $7,500.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Village sets 2017 budget, plans road work

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- Council unanimously passed a $9.3 million budget for 2017, which includes road projects and saving as much as $750,000 for the future. Mayor Jesse Nehez said March 15 the village is saving for the future despite large expenditures.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Ribbon-cutting planned to celebrate reopening of Lake Rockwell bridge
Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Ribbon-cutting planned to celebrate reopening of Lake Rockwell bridge

After about six months, the reopening of the Route 14 bridge over Lake Rockwell in Streetsboro is imminent. The Ohio Department of Transportation has set a ribbon-cutting ceremony for 1 p.m.

By Bob Gaetjens | Reporter
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School Board member resigns mid-meeting Monday night
Mar 20, 2017 10:45 PM

School Board member resigns mid-meeting Monday night

During a June 2016 meeting, two School Board members called for fellow board member Jim Szabo's resignation -- and during Monday night's meeting he did just that. Szabo resigned from his seat on the Board -- after a vote was called for on whether or not to extend Superintendent Dr.

By Briana Barker Reporter
City Council confirms new engineer appointment
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

City Council confirms new engineer appointment

MACEDONIA -- While all members of Macedonia City Council said Cuyahoga Valley Engineer's Joe Gilgliotti has been doing a good job for the city, the March 9 vote making confirming his appointment as engineer only passed by a 3-2 vote -- with councilors Dave Engle and Sylvia Hanneken voting against the appointment.

By Briana Barker Reporter