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Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95
Dec 8, 2016 4:50 PM

Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died Thursday. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95.

By Seth Borenstein Ap Science Writer
Lake effect snow forecast for Thursday night, Friday into Saturday
Dec 8, 2016 4:14 PM

Lake effect snow forecast for Thursday night, Friday into Saturday

The Na­tional Weather Ser­vice’s Cleve­land Of­fice is pre­dict­ing lake ef­fect snow will be­gin fall­ing tonight through Fri­day.

Dec 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Village Council actions

Here is a summary of Northfield Village City Council actions at its Nov. 30 meeting:APPROVED An emergency resolution authorizing the purchase of 300 tons of road salt at $51.

Dec 7, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia Winter Arts Festival

Winter Arts Festival schedule Breakfast with Santa, 8 to 11:30 a.m. in the high school cafeteria. Photos with Santa are available. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, fruit cups, bagels and doughnuts.

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Nordonia Winter Arts Festival features art, bands, choirs
Dec 6, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia Winter Arts Festival features art, bands, choirs

"It was awesome," Superintendent Joe Clark said. "It's a great day for the school district and for the community."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Macedonia Council to brainstorm solutions to financial crunch
Dec 6, 2016 12:00 AM

Macedonia Council to brainstorm solutions to financial crunch

"Put your ideas together," Councilor Jan Tulley, finance committee chairperson, told fellow Council members. "I will compile them with no names attached. We'll check our egos at the door and talk about what we can do for the residents."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Northfield Spitzer Chevrolet offers to donate vehicle for Nordonia High School security
Dec 6, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield Spitzer Chevrolet offers to donate vehicle for Nordonia High School security

Macedonia -- Nordonia High School's security team should soon have a new vehicle to take them on their rounds around campus, after Spitzer Chevrolet of Northfield donated a 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to the district.

By Eric Marotta | Editor
Group aims to raise money for Nordonia Hills City School buildings, educate community
Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Group aims to raise money for Nordonia Hills City School buildings, educate community

Karen Byers, a Nordonia Hills schools mother, president of the NHS PTSA and a certified public accountant, created the new organization after the school district's five-year permanent improvement levy was not approved on the November 2015 general election ballot.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Two suspects caught after Macedonia gas station robbery

Macedonia -- Two men were charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, after police said they robbed a BP gas station in Macedonia in the early hours of Nov. 26.John A. Range Jr.

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Nordonia High School junior paints large U.S. maps on school playgrounds for Eagle Scout project
Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia High School junior paints large U.S. maps on school playgrounds for Eagle Scout project

"I wanted to share my interest in geography in a fun way," NHS junior Matt Falkowski said.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
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Nov 30, 2016 12:00 AM

Contaminant at Northfield Center fire substation was not urine, investigators determine

"We submitted the evidence to the lab, and we determined it was not human urine," said Bill Holland, an inspector with the Summit County Sheriff's Department.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Macedonia Planning Commission gives green light to 83-unit subdivision off Valley View Road
Nov 29, 2016 12:00 AM

Macedonia Planning Commission gives green light to 83-unit subdivision off Valley View Road

"The plan is sufficient," Macedonia City Planner Brian Frantz said. "There are some issues we can work through."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Unofficial results released by Summit County Board of Elections

The Summit County Board of Elections released its unofficial election results Nov. 8, 2016, with 256,083 ballots cast out of 361,104 registered voters and a 70.92 percent voter turnout for Summit County.

By Laura Freeman | Reporter
CVCC renewal operating levy approved
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

CVCC renewal operating levy approved

"We work very hard to keep our expenses down," CVCC Executive Director Dave Mangas said.

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(Videos) Contentious Council meeting follows Macedonia's tax levy defeats
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

(Videos) Contentious Council meeting follows Macedonia's tax levy defeats

Some on Council questioned a pamphlet that Councilor Sylvia Hanneken and others distributed to residents about the two levies. Hanneken said all the items in the pamphlet she helped produce are "factual."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
Nordonia High School grad reveals hurdles, disappointments of becoming an addict
Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM

Nordonia High School grad reveals hurdles, disappointments of becoming an addict

"I'm finally at peace with myself," Tim Maxam said. "This [staying sober] is the best thing I've ever done for myself. I've done it for myself and for my 2-year-old boy. He's my world. It's good to be a dad. It's good to be accountable."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
(Video) Addicts fall for 'quick fix,' expert says at drug awareness night at Nordonia High School
Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM

(Video) Addicts fall for 'quick fix,' expert says at drug awareness night at Nordonia High School

"As you continue to take heroin, you no longer feel good. Then you start feeling bad, and you take it just so you don't feel bad. Then you take it because anything has got to be better than the way you're feeling right now," said Darryl Brake of the Summit County Community Partnership.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
With two levy defeats, it's 'back to the drawing board,' Macedonia Council says
Nov 15, 2016 12:00 AM

With two levy defeats, it's 'back to the drawing board,' Macedonia Council says

Council President Nick Molnar said he was "shocked" that the two tax levies lost.

By Mike Lesko | Reporter
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Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park to recognize veterans
Nov 10, 2016 11:18 AM

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park to recognize veterans

The community is invited to attend a ceremony honoring our nation's veterans on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park.

Northfield VFW commander recalls service in Vietnam War
Nov 9, 2016 12:00 AM

Northfield VFW commander recalls service in Vietnam War

VFW Post 6768 Commander Rick Milligan, talking about Veterans Day, said, "It's a day to remember your comrades. Some are here, some are not. We're among the lucky ones."

By Mike Lesko | Reporter