Tuesday, April 30, 2013
In case you missed it, here's a quick recap of the stories readers clicked on most during the month of April.
Our top storyline in April 2013 was obviously the Strongsville teachers strike saga which had constant news and updates daily. Strongsville had some interesting news to share and you can read what readers viewed the most in the last month. To stay up to date with news in town, "like" Strongsville Patch on Facebook.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Here are some eco-friendly ways to celebrate Earth Day any day!
Even though Earth Day passed us by this year, Patch wants to share some ways we can help the environment year-round. Founded in 1970 in the U.S. as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday. More than one billion people in 192 countries will observe the 43rd anniversary of Earth Day, according to the Earth Day Network. Although Earth Day is a great reminder to be environmentally conscious, there are plenty of simple ways you can celebrate the earth all year long. Here are just 10 ways you can be eco-friendly long after Earth Day is over: 1. Plant a tree. Planting a tree is perhaps the most common Earth Day activity, but you can plant a tree any day of the year. Trees produce oxygen and …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Rotary Foundation is awarding $19,000 in college scholarships.
The Strongsville Rotary Foundation will award $19,000 worth of college scholarships to high school seniors who live in Strongsville this year. Applications are available in the Strongsville High School guidance office or on the Strongsville Rotary website, at www.strongsvillerotary.org. Applications must be received by Rotary by Tuesday, May 7 to be considered. Mailing instructions are on the applications. The including those who attend parochial schools and Polaris Joint Vocational School. Additional scholarships will be awarded to students on the Strongsville High School Connections Program.
Monday, April 8, 2013
Check out the Top 10 rated restaurants based on the Yelp! reviews.
Websites like Yelp! have empowered the everyday eater to become their local neighborhood's food critic, praising and condemning behind the anonymity of a computer screen. Ever wondered if a restaurant is good or bad? Yelp! can be a good indicator of whether that restaurant is worth your time or money. Based on Yelp!'s highest-rated star ranking, here are the top 10 restaurants in Strongsville. Do you agree or disagree with the Yelp! top 10 list? Comment here, and be sure to review your favorite restaurants on the Strongsville Patch directory page.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have any information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The "Welcome to Ohio" bill bypasses certain tests for new residents.
State Representative Mike Dovilla recently announced signing of his “Welcome to Ohio” legislation, part of the state’s 2014-2015 Transportation Budget, according to a press release. The bill removes the written examination requirement for an individual exchanging a valid, out-of-state driver’s license for an Ohio driver’s license. Ohio currently requires any new or returning resident who has a valid driver’s license from another state – including those who were born, raised, and learned to drive in Ohio – to pass vision screening and a written examination in order to receive an Ohio driver’s license. “’Welcome to Ohio’ is common sense legislation,” Dovilla said in a press release. “Many young adults who graduate from our distinguished …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Strongsville Express Care location will be open later to meet patient demands.
The Cleveland Clinic has decided to keep its care centers open longer, including the one in Strongsville. The Strongsville Express Care Center at 16761 South Park Center will be open: The hours have been extended to provide more convenient access to healthcare services for patients and the community, according to a press release. No appointments are necessary and walk-ins are welcome. For more information or to find another Cleveland Clinic Express Care Center location, please visit www.clevelandclinic.org/expresscare.
Friday, March 16, 2012
Nominate Strongsville by submitting a story explaining why it's the nation's most interesting community
One of the nation's most widely read magazines is asking readers to submit their towns for a contest naming the most interesting locale in America. Reader's Digest is asking residents in communities across the country to nominate their town for the magazine's "America's Most Interesting Town" contest. It works like this: to nominate Strongsville, a resident would write a story — or a letter to-the-editor style piece — explaining why they think Strongsville is the most interesting town in America. Then, you submit your letter to Reader's Digest's phase two of it's "We Hear You America" campaign. The winner will get their town on the cover of an upcoming Reader's Digest issue and $1,000. Winners are based on votes on the magazine's contest …
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
11 Republican hopefuls vie for City Council seats
The spotlight shone on 11 candidates running for City Council during the Strongsville Republican Club’s Candidates Night on Monday evening. The candidates, all of whom are Republican, are hoping to secure a spot on the ballot this November by being one of the top two vote-getters May 3. Timing was good for the Candidates Night event, according to members of the Strongsville Republican Club, because vote-by-mail ballots for the May primary were available beginning Tuesday. Candidates in Wards 2, 3 and 4 answered a number of questions from more than 100 voters who attended the event at the Ehrnfelt Event Center — from opinions on Senate Bill 5 to discussing the strengths, weaknesses and opportunities of the city. The candidates also shared…
Friday, March 18, 2011
Strongsville school officials discourage alarm, voice preparedness until more is known this summer.
Tensions steadily rose at Thursday's Board of Education meeting in Strongsville as parents voiced concerns and frustrations over the looming impact of proposed state cuts that could reduce the district’s funding by as much as 20 percent for the 2011-12 school year. Parents wanted to know which educational programs were going to be cut or eliminated, if the proposed 9.9 mill school levy would help to save expensive gifted student programs in 2011-12 and whether the district would slash employee wages in order to help balance the budget. The board’s collective response: we don’t know, no and probably not, respectively. Board president Jennifer Sinisgalli urged the public to not be alarmed but stressed preparedness, given that the state’s and…