A wrap-up of news in Strongsville this week:
Teachers' strike -- The Strongsville Education Association votes to strike at 12:01 a.m. March 4 after contract talks break down. Teachers man picket lines, with reports of chaotic conditions inside Strongsville High School.
Teachers' strike part 2 -- Some teachers cross the picket line. Tempers flare in parking lots, with two picketers reporting they were hit by cars and another arrested for blocking a vehicle from entering. Fliers saying "Do you know a scab lives in your neighborhood?" were distributed near the Parma home of a teacher who crossed the picket line.
Teachers' strike part 3 -- Key players from the two sides meet Wednesday night to talk about how to proceed, but come away saying there's no point in scheduling another negotiating sesson yet. Meanwhile, the strike could help erase a budget deficit for the school district.
Verdict in Crown Point Parkway case -- A Berea Municipal Court magistrate issued a ruling in a resident's case against his neighbor, who orchestrates a street-long lighting display at Christmas and kicks it off with a fireworks show on Thanksgiving night.
Homes in foreclosure -- Thirteen Strongsville houses are set for sheriff's sale this month.