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May 26, 2017 12:58 PM

Solon to conduct sobriety checkpoint tonight

SOLON -- The city of Solon and the Solon Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint to get impaired drivers off the road May 26. The checkpoint this evening will be on SOM Center Road (Route 91) in front of Marc's in Solon.

$25,000 grant sought for site clearance of Old School property
May 25, 2017 10:15 AM

$25,000 grant sought for site clearance of Old School property

TWINSBURG -- The city continues to seek money for site cleanup and tear down of the Old School structure on Darrow Road, this time applying for up to $25,000 from the Summit County Land Reutilization Corporation for "site clearance.

By April Helms Reporter
Solon man to safety forces: 'You are heroes to me'
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Solon man to safety forces: 'You are heroes to me'

TWINSBURG -- A Solon man involved in a serious motorcycle accident Aug. 31, 2015, offered his sincere thanks May 9 to several members of the Twinsburg police and fire departments for saving his life that summer night.

By April Helms Reporter
Twinsburg salutes those who gave all in defense of nation
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg salutes those who gave all in defense of nation

"We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields." -- Lt. Col.

By Andrew Schunk Editor
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City celebrates National Night Out
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

City celebrates National Night Out

TWINSBURG -- Neighborhoods throughout the community are asked to lock their doors, turn on their outdoor lights and spend and evening Aug. 1 at Twinsburg High School enjoying a cookout, music and camaraderie during the popular National Night Out.

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Students clean up with scholarships
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Students clean up with scholarships

Rick Mansfield and and Leah Fletcher were each awarded $300 scholarships from the Twinsburg Environmental Commission. They were honored during City Council's April 25 meeting. Twinsburg business Exie Right's Cleaning sponsored both scholarships.

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Worth Noting

Village hosts health fair The Reminderville Athletic Club will host a health and wellness fair Aug. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. that will include information tables, demonstrations, screenings and more.

Filmmaker crafts story 'of tolerance' from behind German lines
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Filmmaker crafts story 'of tolerance' from behind German lines

TWINSBURG -- As America's veterans are honored this Memorial Day, a rare and fascinating perspective from behind German lines in World War II -- crafted for the silver screen by a Twinsburg filmmaker -- is gaining traction.

By April Helms Reporter
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Applications sought for Helen Dix scholarship

The Portage Foundation, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Kent, is accepting applications for the Helen Dix scholarship for female students, age 25 or older, at Kent State University or Hiram College.

Hydrant flushing has begun throughout community
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Hydrant flushing has begun throughout community

TWINSBURG -- The Twinsburg Fire Department has begun hydrant flushing throughout the community, said Twinsburg Fire Chieff Tim Morgan at Council's May 9 meeting.

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May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Solon police set checkpoint

SOLON -- The Solon Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint May 26 in the city of Solon. The checkpoint is designed to detect impaired drivers before they can hurt themselves or someone else and to educate the public about the dangers of drunk driving, according to Solon police.

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Chambers host 'Signature' event
May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Chambers host 'Signature' event

SOLON -- The Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, hosted in conjunction with the Solon Chamber of Commerce, drew about 74 businesses and hundreds of visitors to Signature of Solon May 18.

Twinsburg rental property civil case settled
May 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Twinsburg rental property civil case settled

TWINSBURG -- A Maple Drive business owner of rental properties has dropped a civil complaint against the city, less than a month after Twinsburg Council rescinded legislation aimed at charging some rental property owners for a housing license.

By April Helms Reporter
10 family-friendly outings for summer
May 19, 2017 5:06 PM

10 family-friendly outings for summer

With summer right around the corner, it is time to put together a plan to squeeze every last second out of those warm, never-ending days.

By Stephanie Fellenstein
May 19, 2017 2:51 PM

Solon police ready for sobriety checkpoint May 26

Solon -- The Solon Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint May 26 in the city of Solon. The checkpoint is designed to detect impaired drivers before they can hurt themselves or someone else and to educate the public about the dangers of drunk driving, according to Solon police.

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See, hear creatures of night during walk in Center Valley Park
May 19, 2017 11:25 AM

See, hear creatures of night during walk in Center Valley Park

TWINSBURG -- Enjoy a walk along the bike path in Center Valley Park to see and hear different animals, May 19 from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. The group will meet in the rear parking area at Dodge Intermediate School, 10225 Ravenna Road in Twinsburg. Flashlights and cameras are recommended.

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Marine's wish granted; Hudson graduate to be buried in new uniform
May 18, 2017 10:49 AM

Marine's wish granted; Hudson graduate to be buried in new uniform

JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- Bill Johnson will don a Marine service uniform and head for Washington May 27, two days before Memorial Day. "There's no such thing as an ex-Marine, that's what he's always told me," said Emily Lengyel, hospice coordinator of volunteers at Harbor Light Hospice.

By Edd Pritchard Gatehouse Ohio Media
VIDEO: Solon man to Twinsburg safety forces: 'You are heroes to me'
May 18, 2017 10:18 AM

VIDEO: Solon man to Twinsburg safety forces: 'You are heroes to me'

TWINSBURG -- A Solon man involved in a serious motorcycle accident Aug. 31, 2015, offered his sincere thanks May 9 to several members of the Twinsburg police and fire departments for saving his life that summer night.

By April Helms Reporter
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R.B. Chamberlin teacher recognized as Teacher of Year by Rotary Club of Twinsburg
May 17, 2017 1:13 PM

R.B. Chamberlin teacher recognized as Teacher of Year by Rotary Club of Twinsburg

TWINSBURG -- Rotary Club of Twinsburg Teacher of the Year Anna Pavkov "makes a difference in the lives of so many students," says her boss, R.B. Chamberlin Middle School Principal Jim Ries.

By April Helms Reporter
Garage fire damages Post Road home
May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Garage fire damages Post Road home

TWINSBURG -- The cause of a May 9 fire at a Post Road home remains under investigation, though firefighters say the blaze was "unintentional" and began in the attached garage. No injuries were reported in the fire (A St.

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