A wrap-up of Strongsville news this week:
Teachers threaten to strike -- Unhappy with progress in contract negotiations, more than 200 teachers protest at a Strongsville School Board meeting with signs and chants.
5-way race for City Council -- Three incumbents and two challengers will seek three at-large Strongsville seats this year.
Homes in foreclosure -- 15 properties are going to sheriff's sale in February.
Fire on Hollo Oval -- A blaze that started near the fireplace .
Pearl Road beautification -- A business owner likes the idea so much, he participates before legislation is passed.
Marks Road to reopen sooner than expected -- A culvert will be replaced within the next three months, allowing the closed road to open by June 1.
Police investigate "beating" tip -- A phone operator at a cable TV show said a Strongsville woman was being beaten by her husband for ordering too much from QVC.