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Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Says state analysis of city finances means Macedonia must 'catch up'

I'm writing in response to the article referencing State Auditor Dave Yost's analysis of our financial health, (Feb. 15, "'Critical,' 'cautionary' outlooks in fiscal study of city.'") There is much to be learned from this report as we consider the upcoming income tax issue.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

'Another Kent State' post was 'spawning of hatred'

Dan Adamini, the Michigan Republican Party official whose social media posts calling for "another Kent State" spurred a firestorm, was right about one thing: "It was stupid, it was poorly done," he said of his posts on Twitter and Facebook.

Feb 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Feels superintendent's contract shouldn't be renewed

Let's look at some facts. When the Ohio Elections Commission found Superintendent Clark guilty of violating state election law in 2013, he equated it to running a red light in the middle of nowhere. Is he saying it's OK to break the law if no one is watching?

Something Else: Cull of the wild deer herd: Does anyone care?
Feb 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Something Else: Cull of the wild deer herd: Does anyone care?

There are some things that will always be news, and there are others that, well, it depends.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
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Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Better safe than sorry, dealing with colonoscopy preparation

A few weeks ago I successfully made it through my second colonoscopy. I know what you are all doing right now. You're looking at my column picture and wondering how out of date is it. Well, it's not from last week, but I still look pretty much the same.

By Andrew Adam Hudson Hub-times Editor
Everett Covered Bridge a photogenic relic of horse-and-buggy days
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Everett Covered Bridge a photogenic relic of horse-and-buggy days

Photography is popular amongst visitors to national parks, and many parks become known by their photographic icons. In Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Everett Covered Bridge is one of the often-photographed destinations.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

Outlining some of the school district's ongoing initiatives

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, which means six more weeks of winter. Fortunately, there is a lot going on in the schools to keep our minds off the gross weather.

By Joe Clark Superintendent Of Schools
What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?
Feb 8, 2017 12:00 AM

What are you doing to beat cabin fever or the winter blues?

We have family game night with my grown children.

Sue Harris, Fifth-grade Teacher
Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Has questions about proposed leaf fee

After reading the article last week (Jan. 25 "Macedonia Council considering fee for leaf pick") about the consideration of a $3 monthly fee for leaf pick-up I have a couple of questions. 1.

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Cellphones need sound of silence button in workplace, public venues

I want to start this column off with a question for our readers. Do you know of a cell phone ring tone etiquette class? I know. That's a mouthful to say. If you know of one, please let me know.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Says proposed city leaf program fee 'stinks'

At the Jan. 12 Macedonia City Council meeting, a first reading of Ord. 9-2017 was made. Under it, the city would impose a permanent charge of $3 per month, per residential unit for the leaf removal program. I have lived here 44 years and never raked my leaves to the street.

Feb 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Wants answers regarding fire station vandalism

As many are aware, the Northfield Center Fire Station was vandalized shortly after a 6-mill levy did not pass, with 1,072 voting against and only 223 voting for back in August of 2016. I was proud to be a part of that victory and supported the vote "against" at the polls that day.

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Says Sen. Portman, GOP replacing 'care with chaos'

Last week Sen. Rob Portman tried to allay the concerns of Ohioans who are "worried" about the Republicans' plan to repeal the ACA, telling Ohio Public Radio that the Medicaid expansion will be transitioned into something new.

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

How do you beat the post-holiday blues?

January can be depressing. Many people get the post-holiday blues. You have this big long build-up to Christmas that begins in November (which includes Thanksgiving). There's the music, cards, gifts, parties, and food. It's festive and fun.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Says city has not addressed drainage concerns

Over three years years ago at a public hearing I mentioned (and showed photos) that tons of dirt were being drained into The Preserves at Valley View's lake from Faith Fellowship Church's property. Mayor Kuchta was unaware of it prior to the hearing but said it is a serious problem.

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Guest Column: Here are some tips toavoid identity theft

2017 is here! Are you ready to stay safe? Many times we make New Year's resolutions focusing on our health and family, but does that include keeping yourself and your identity safe? Now is the time to keep scammers away and protect your family.

By Sherri Bevan Walsh Summit County Prosecutor
Jan 25, 2017 12:00 AM

Capital News: PUCO nominees, school standards and taxes

COLUMBUS -- Eight of 24 people who submitted applications for consideration for two seats on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be interviewed for the posts.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Smoke Signals: An open birthday letter to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Happy Birthday Dr. King. You didn't know me. I was just 5 years old on April 4, 1968 when you were assassinated standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. But sir, you've influenced my life, and made me a better person.

By Tim Troglen | Reporter
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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanks for support, fellowship of Christmas visitors

Over the last several years I have created a large Christmas lighting display and 2016 turned out to be quite a memorable one regarding my lights in a number of different ways. For the second year in a row I entered the Cleveland.

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Something Else: Chamber speaker makes case for importance of employee wellness

The Nordonia Hills Chamber of Commerce's monthly luncheon is always a relaxed gathering of friendly people, many of whom are in business for themselves, living the American Dream.

By Eric Marotta | Editor