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Next Exit History -- Hudson!
Mar 22, 2017 12:02 AM

Next Exit History -- Hudson!

Perhaps you have wondered about the tall stone wall with a keyhole entrance by the home at the intersection of Hudson and Aurora streets. The wall, and the Gatehouse to which it is attached, are all that remain of the once elaborate Evamere Estate built by James W.

By Liz Murphy Destination Hudson
Capital News: Lawmakers facing uncertainty as they work on the budget
Mar 22, 2017 12:01 AM

Capital News: Lawmakers facing uncertainty as they work on the budget

COLUMBUS -- In the next few weeks, the Ohio House will amend Gov. John Kasich's executive budget proposal, stripping out that severance tax increase and other stuff members don't like and adding stuff they do.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Wildflowers over three seasons in Cuyahoga Valley
Mar 19, 2017 12:01 AM

Wildflowers over three seasons in Cuyahoga Valley

March begins the wildflower year in Cuyahoga Valley National Park -- a year that extends well into late fall. Watching the progression of wildflowers can deepen your awareness of nature through the changing seasons.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Doesn't like idea of taxing community for Cavs' 'playground'

Warren Buffet famously changed his mind and gifted each of his children $50 million. Why you might ask, because he had a realization that he is not able to take his vast wealth with him when he passes. Why not see the positive impact of his riches in the real world and in present day?

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Mar 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Encouraging a yes vote on renewal levy

We are writing to encourage Hudson voters to vote "yes" on May 2 to renew the Permanent Improvement Fund Levy. It is not a new tax, therefore does not increase your taxes. It is not used for salaries or benefits, but used to maintain school buildings.

Capital News: It's like a dream you keep having over and over again
Mar 15, 2017 12:02 AM

Capital News: It's like a dream you keep having over and over again

COLUMBUS -- I could say something about Yogi Berra and "deja vu all over again," but that would be too easy, so I won't mention it.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: We must take care of the maintenance of our schools

Just as we take care of the maintenance of our homes, we must also take care of the maintenance of our schools. We want our students to be educated in a safe and secure environment. This is done through a PIF Levy which must be renewed every 5 years and involves no new taxes.

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: People need to hold current administration accountable

The courageous Republican senator from Arizona, John McCain, stated (in a speech at the Munich Security Conference posted on his website) that for the first time in recent years, the survival of the "West" as we know it is in question.

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM

Vote 'yes' on PIF renewal levy

On May 2, all citizens in the Hudson City School District will have the opportunity to vote for the renewal of the PIF Levy for no new taxes. The renewal of this levy is important to maintain our buildings and grounds, purchase the necessary technology, and other capital expenditures.

Guest Column: Be on the lookout for IRS phone scam
Mar 12, 2017 12:02 AM

Guest Column: Be on the lookout for IRS phone scam

Criminals work hard to try and get your money. They're always thinking of new ways to convince you to give them personal information. Not even our office is immune. Summit County Prosecutor's Office employees have received calls from scammers.

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

Letter: Asks where Congressman was during meetings

On Monday, Feb. 27, I listened to the telephone "townhall" held by Congressman David Joyce, 14th Congressional District. The telephone call lasted about 30 minutes. All audience questions were pre-screened. Only six were asked publicly.

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 AM

Letter: Confident school board will use PIF funds well

On May 2, 2017, Hudson City Schools will have a 1.5 mil, 5-year limited renewal levy for Permanent Improvement Funds (PIF) on the ballot. In Ohio PIF funds are used for capital projects that will last five years or longer.

Next Exit History - Hudson for March 8
Mar 8, 2017 12:02 AM

Next Exit History - Hudson for March 8

As spring break and other travel opportunities approach, remember the Next Exit History app and the 17 Hudsons Challenge! The smartphone app works anywhere in the country, so if you are eager for a little history about the place you are visiting, you might find it on the app.

By Liz Murphy | Destination Hudson
Capital News: Should we teach or curse cursive handwriting?
Mar 8, 2017 12:01 AM

Capital News: Should we teach or curse cursive handwriting?

COLUMBUS -- When I was a kid, back before the Internet and computers and smart phones and driverless cars (which, really, wasn't that long ago), students at my elementary school focused part of their days on the Palmer Method.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Many great places seen in decade of travel adventures
Mar 5, 2017 12:00 AM

Many great places seen in decade of travel adventures

In addition to reaching my 30th anniversary as editor of the Aurora Advocate in January, I hit the 10-year milestone of taking and writing about road trips to many places in Ohio, West Virginia and western Pennsylvania.

Sidelines: Problem with using words in an ugly manner
Mar 1, 2017 12:01 AM

Sidelines: Problem with using words in an ugly manner

I love words. I love how you can combine a few letters of the alphabet to describe a beautiful day, a child's wonder, a painful remembrance. I have always loved to read and to write. When I was younger, I did creative writing, making up stories, poems and plays.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Doesn't agree with Our View voter registration suggestion

Responding to the Our View on a piece on proposed legislation for extending voter registration that ran in the Hudson Hub-Times on Feb.

Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Son brings out storytelling skills in father

I am not a storyteller. I can write and report and tell stories in the paper, but when it comes to verbally telling a tale, true or made-up, I have a little trouble. Often after I tell a story, I think later, "I could have told that better.

By Steve Wiandt Reporter
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Feb 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Feels there is a doctor patient disconnect

Doctor-patient relationships have been deteriorating for the past decade. There are numerous reasons for this state of affairs. Most physicians are now employed by large hospitals and are on salary from 8 to 5. They are employees of the hospital and no longer entrepreneurs.

Next Exit History - Hudson! for Feb. 22
Feb 22, 2017 12:01 AM

Next Exit History - Hudson! for Feb. 22

We have started populating the Next Exit History (NEH) app with Hudson's exciting historic sites and plaques! Those who have downloaded the NEH app may have suddenly seen more places, but what we have uploaded is very much a work in progress.

By Liz Murphy Destination Hudson