A rundown of the top headlines in Strongsville this week:
Still waiting on school bond issue -- Local officials learn the Board of Elections won't announce the final vote tally on Issue 116 until Nov. 27.
Black Friday -- SouthPark Mall will , and other stores will open Thanksgiving night or early Friday morning.
Crime is up -- The FBI has released its Uniform Crime Reports, which show some offienses increased in Strongsville in 2011.
Property transfers -- Use our searchable database to see what local homes sold for.
Pawn shops pose problems -- Police say a proliferation of pawn shops and cash-for-gold businesses have made it much more difficult to track down stolen items.