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(Video) Residents asked to 'Pick up Poop' in Northfield Village
Apr 20, 2017 9:19 AM

(Video) Residents asked to 'Pick up Poop' in Northfield Village

Northfield Village — At village Council's April 12 meeting, Service Director Jason Walters reported on a meeting he had with Summit County officials regarding the regional sewer district program to reduce the amount of contamination in area streams from dog feces.

From Staff Reports
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Spring cleanup is May in village

May is Spring Cleanup 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 or tires will be taken.

(Video) Issue 3 set for May 2 vote
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

(Video) Issue 3 set for May 2 vote

MACEDONIA -- The city is returning to voters for more money, only this time, it would be non-residents who work in the city paying the increase. If approved, Issue 3 on the May 2 ballot would bring the city an estimated $2 million per year, according to city estimates. The measure is a 0.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Northfield Village trash pickup switching from 1 to 2 days
Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Northfield Village trash pickup switching from 1 to 2 days

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- Beginning May 1 residents on the east side of the village will need to put their trash cans out on Mondays and west side residents' trash will be picked up on Tuesdays.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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Apr 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Fundraiser aims to help families, those fighting addiction

NORTHFIELD VILLAGE -- Dawn Scherma is raising funds to help opiate addicts get the help they need.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing is dead
Apr 18, 2017 12:10 PM

Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing is dead

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook has shot and killed himself after a brief pursuit.

Accused Facebook murderer Steven Stephens has killed himself after a brief pursuit in Erie, Pa.
Apr 18, 2017 11:44 AM

Accused Facebook murderer Steven Stephens has killed himself after a brief pursuit in Erie, Pa.

TWINSBURG -- The ex-girlfriend of accused Facebook murderer Steven Stephens lists a Ridge Meadow Court address as her home, according to Twinsburg police, and Stephens may have been at the home recently.

By Andrew Schunk | Twinsburg Bulletin Editor
Former Northfield Center man sentenced to life in prison for third time
Apr 13, 2017 3:58 PM

Former Northfield Center man sentenced to life in prison for third time

AKRON — For the third time, former Northfield resident Willard McCarley has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 20 years in the 1992 murder of Twinsburg Township resident Charlene Puffenbarger.

By Andrew Schunk | Twinsburg Bulletin Editor
Debate video: Macedonia Issue 3
Apr 13, 2017 3:19 PM

Debate video: Macedonia Issue 3

Macedonia Mayor Joe Migliorini and Councilor Sylvia Hanneken agreed to talk about Issue 3 with News Leader editor Eric Marotta April 13 at Record Publishing Co.'s office in Kent.

Former Northfield Center man found guilty in third murder trial
Apr 12, 2017 5:12 PM

Former Northfield Center man found guilty in third murder trial

A Summit County jury found former Northfield Center resident Willard McCarley guilty for the third time in the 1992 murder of Charlene Puffenbarger, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced today.

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Northfield Center explores potential road project for 2018
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Northfield Center explores potential road project for 2018

NORTHFIELD CENTER Township Trustees are considering a paving project on Beachwood Drive and Cherry Lane in 2018. Trustees voted April 3 to request the Summit County Engineer's services for the project, according to Trustee John Romanik.

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Easter Baskets, other donations delivered to Emergency Assistance Center
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Easter Baskets, other donations delivered to Emergency Assistance Center

NORTHFIELD CENTER Nordonia High School junior Kendra Lippincott helped make Easter happen for some local families by donating more than 100 Easter baskets to The Emergency Assistance Center.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Community unites to support Tessa and her family
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Community unites to support Tessa and her family

A community is coming together in a time of need for a local family. Tessa Puma, 6, recently contracted a bacterial infection that resulted in the loss of her left leg from the knee down.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

BRIEFLY

Road closure East Highland Road closed April 7 at the railroad crossing at the Macedonia border with Twinsburg for railroad maintenance. The closure is expected to last through April 21. A detour is posted.

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Spring cleanup set for 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.

Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

County considering new storm water program

SUMMIT COUNTY Northern Summit County communities who have fought the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District stormwater management plan for years may find a way out of the district.

By Eric Marotta And Briana Barker Editor And Reporter
Tiny dancer suffers setback
Apr 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Tiny dancer suffers setback

NORTHFIELD CENTER -- Six-year-old Tessa Puma loves to dance, but a rare infection has caused the Northfield Center kindergartner to lose the lower half of her left leg.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Nordonia Hills School Board picks new member
Apr 11, 2017 11:25 AM

Nordonia Hills School Board picks new member

NORDONIA HILLS – Following an executive session Monday night, the Nordonia Hills School Board voted 4-0 in favor of appointing attorney Judith Matlin to the vacant seat. The seat was left vacant following the March 20 resignation of Jim Szabo.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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East Highland Road closed at railroad
Apr 7, 2017 12:09 PM

East Highland Road closed at railroad

TWINSBURG – East Highland Road is closed at the railroad crossing on the border of Macedonia beginning today for railroad maintenance. The closure is expected to last through April 21. A detour is posted.

(Videos) Windy, wet on Friday, sunny Saturday in forecast
Apr 7, 2017 9:15 AM

(Videos) Windy, wet on Friday, sunny Saturday in forecast

The National Weather Service's Cleveland Office has issued a winter weather advisory for Summit County, Cuyahoga County and other parts of the area in effect until 10 a.m., with snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches later today through 4 p.m.