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Downtown Phase II moving along with buses, salt moving
Mar 22, 2017 12:12 AM

Downtown Phase II moving along with buses, salt moving

HUDSON -- The Downtown Phase II plans for developing a 20.5-acre of property on Morse Road includes moving out the salt dome, school buses and Hudson Public Power.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
State's delay in ESSA education plan renews optimism
Mar 22, 2017 12:08 AM

State's delay in ESSA education plan renews optimism

Ohio Schools Superintendent Paolo DeMaria announced March 13 that the state will delay until September its submission of its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan to allow time to create "greater unity and a clearer sense of direction.

By Tim Troglen And Marsha Mckenna
Taste of Hudson elects new officers to board of directors
Mar 22, 2017 12:05 AM

Taste of Hudson elects new officers to board of directors

A Taste of Hudson, Inc. board of directors voted to install a new slate of officers to its board of directors for 2017. Elected as officers for new terms are Bob Liskiewicz as president, Ed Sogan as vice president, Bob Carter as Treasurer.

Learning about America's 17 Hudsons -- Indiana
Mar 22, 2017 12:01 AM

Learning about America's 17 Hudsons -- Indiana

In the quest to visit all 17 U.S. communities named Hudson, 178 miles to the west of our hometown is the closest namesake in southeast Michigan. Sixty miles further to the west another Hudson can be found in northeast Indiana.

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Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Ribbon-cutting planned celebrating reopening of Lake Rockwell bridge

After about six months, the reopening of the Route 14 bridge over Lake Rockwell in Streetsboro is imminent. The Ohio Department of Transportation has set a ribbon-cutting ceremony for 1 p.m.

By Bob Gaetjens Reporter
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Finance department initiatives include going paperless in future

HUDSON -- The Finance Department met City Manager Jane Howington and city Council to discuss the future budget of the department at the March 14 Council meeting. The Finance Department headed by Finance Director Jeff Knoblauch has six full-time employees.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Council meets with Information Services for future budget talks

Department heads began meeting with Council March 14 during a workshop at Town Hall to prepare for budget talks in the fall. City Manager Jane Howington scheduled the Information Services managers to meet with Council members and review their needs and goals for the coming year.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Architect firm offers options to save historic section of Hudson Middle School
Mar 19, 2017 12:14 AM

Architect firm offers options to save historic section of Hudson Middle School

In spite of winds and snow, about 60 residents gathered March 14 at the Hudson library to learn about a possible option to renovate, rehab or reuse the historic section of the Hudson Middle School.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
3,000-plus sweaters donated in ever-growing project
Mar 19, 2017 12:08 AM

3,000-plus sweaters donated in ever-growing project

HUDSON -- Thanks to an effort which started as a small mitten making project for some needy folks out west, thousands of people across Portage and Summit county shelters are now a bit warmer against winter's continuing bite.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Author Jeff Miller presenting nerdy heroes to students for Right to Read Week
Mar 19, 2017 12:03 AM

Author Jeff Miller presenting nerdy heroes to students for Right to Read Week

HUDSON -- Not just one nerd, but a dozen will be visiting a couple of district schools and even paying a visit to the Learned Owl Book Shop. Author Jeff Miller, originally from Kent and currently living in Chicago will be one of the featured guests during Right to Read Week.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Hudson man gives guilty plea in motorcycle chase
Mar 19, 2017 12:02 AM

Hudson man gives guilty plea in motorcycle chase

A Hudson man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge for leading Streetsboro police on a high-speed motorcycle chase in August 2016 that resulted in injuries to both him and his passenger. David E. Feathers, 56, of Edgeview Drive, pleaded guilty Feb.

By Dave O'brien Reporter
Mar 17, 2017 12:50 PM

Program on Parkinson's at Stow Glen Retirement Village March 23

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF), a division of the Parkinson’s Foundation, invites patients, families and caregivers living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to the free educational program, Cognitive Changes in Parkinson’s Disease, presented by Philip Fastenau, PhD.

Hudson High School sophomore scores perfect 36 on recent ACT
Mar 16, 2017 1:20 PM

Hudson High School sophomore scores perfect 36 on recent ACT

HUDSON -- Hudson students are known to set a high academic bar. Kyle Gluntz, a sophomore at Hudson High School, put the bar as high as it can go, scoring a perfect 36 on his ACT. "A perfect ACT score is very rare . . .

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Minnie Wagner, last living member of Merino, family passes away
Mar 15, 2017 12:15 AM

Minnie Wagner, last living member of Merino, family passes away

HUDSON -- Hudsonites love history. On March 7 Hudson lost a beloved figure who was ingrained in the city's history for nearly 100 years. Minnie A. Wagner, 97, the last living member of the original Merino family, died March 7 surrounded by the family she watched grow over the years.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Screen siren Katharine Hepburn featured in talk
Mar 15, 2017 12:08 AM

Screen siren Katharine Hepburn featured in talk

Like the Kennedy children, the parents of Katharine Hepburn influenced her personality and life choices. Susan Cannavino continued a series of lectures with "Screen Sirens of the 20th Century" March 8 at Case-Barlow Farm.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Lighting Committee already preparing for the holidays
Mar 15, 2017 12:02 AM

Lighting Committee already preparing for the holidays

The Lighting Committee of Hudson Community Service Association (HCSA) is already meeting monthly, despite the fact that Hudson's holiday lighting season is nine months away. This group of intrepid volunteers works with Hudson Public Power to decorate our downtown area.

Sign up now for Memorial Day Parade
Mar 15, 2017 12:02 AM

Sign up now for Memorial Day Parade

It is time to register for the annual American Legion Family Memorial Day Parade. The Parade will be May 29 and will start at 10 a.m.

Proposed upgrades at Walsh Jesuit receive green light
Mar 15, 2017 12:01 AM

Proposed upgrades at Walsh Jesuit receive green light

CUYAHOGA FALLS -- The Planning Commission approved on March 7 Walsh Jesuit High School's proposed improvements to its Conway Memorial Stadium.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson City Council legislative lowdown for March 7

Hudson City Council members Beth Bigham, President Hal DeSaussure, Dennis Hanink, Alex Kelemen, Casey Weinstein, Dan Williams and William Wooldredge approved the following legislation at the March 7 regular Council meeting.

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Countryside Conservancy names Emrick as new executive director

Countryside Conservancy in Peninsula announces the appointment of Tracy Emrick as its new executive director.