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Forecast: Windy, wet on Friday, with sunny weather on Saturday
Apr 6, 2017 10:29 AM

Forecast: Windy, wet on Friday, with sunny weather on Saturday

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.

Could Macedonia see a downtown area one day?
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Could Macedonia see a downtown area one day? 2

MACEDONIA -- After nearly 18 months of planning the city's Redevelopment and Future Growth Committee has turned its recommendations over to city officials for review. Among the biggest change is a proposed downtown area.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

LaRose has office hours April 15

COLUMBUS -- State Senator Frank LaRose (R-Hudson) welcomes the citizens he represents to attend his district office hours in Northeast Ohio on April 15.

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

City budget hiked 4 percent over 2016

MACEDONIA -- The city's general fund budget is up 4 percent this year, down from prior years, but officials say the city won't be able to repair any roads.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
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Superintendent gets pay increase
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Superintendent gets pay increase

NORDONIA HILLS -- A five-year extension of Nordonia Hills schools Superintendent Dr. Joe Clark's contract included a pay increase, among other changes. Clark's current salary of $138,000 will increase to $140,716 beginning Aug.

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(Video) Humane Society gets new vehicle, adoptions go mobile
Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM

(Video) Humane Society gets new vehicle, adoptions go mobile

TWINSBURG -- Potential adopters will soon have a new option to adopt an animal instead of visiting the Twinsburg shelter. The Humane Society of Summit County took ownership March 21 of a donated vehicle to serve as a mobile adoption center.

By Briana Barker | Reporter
Kasich wants to counter opiate epidemic in Ohio
Apr 4, 2017 11:49 PM

Kasich wants to counter opiate epidemic in Ohio

SANDUSKY -- Gov. John Kasich has directed a state panel to pump up to $20 million into efforts counter the state's ongoing opiate epidemic.

By Marc Kovaccapital Bureau Chief
Sagamore Trustees to open bids on McNeil Drive project Friday
Apr 4, 2017 5:02 PM

Sagamore Trustees to open bids on McNeil Drive project Friday

Sagamore Hills Trustees have scheduled a special meeting for April 7 at noon at the Sagamore Hills Township Safety Center, 11551 Valley View Road. The purpose of the meeting is to open bids for the McNeil Drive Full Depth Reclamation Project.

Speed limit reduced in Summit County sections of Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Apr 4, 2017 4:18 PM

Speed limit reduced in Summit County sections of Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker has announced that effective April 4 the maximum speed limit for all county highways within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park is 35 mph.

Shearer named Record-Courier editor, general manager
Mar 31, 2017 10:58 AM

Shearer named Record-Courier editor, general manager

Michael Shearer has been named editor of the Record-Courier and Regional Editor of GateHouse Media, Northeast Ohio.

By Matthew Merchant | Staff Writer
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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
City officials discuss Ohio Checkbook, hires firefighters
Mar 29, 2017 12:00 AM

City officials discuss Ohio Checkbook, hires firefighters 1

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
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.

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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