A wrap-up of top Strongsville Patch headlines this week:
Earth Fare in jeopardy? -- The healthy grocery store announced it had signed a lease, but has made no move to renovate the former Borders store.
Old Carolina delayed -- The barbecue restaurant missed the Dec. 1 opening it had hoped for.
Police warn of pickpockets -- So far, one incident has been reported, but certain people will be vulnerable this holiday season.
School bond issue passes -- It's still subject to a recount next week, but with all the ballots tallied, Issue 116 has been approved by a narrow margin.
Mike Dovilla re-elected -- It's also subject to a recount, but the new vote count shows the incumbent 7th District state rep has retained his seat.