Here's what happened in Strongsville in the last few days
Here's a rundown of news in Strongsville over the holiday week: New business opens -- The first Nestle Toll House Cafe in Ohio opens in Strongsville. Pearl Road property sold -- The former Quality Catering site at the Pearl-Whitney corner is purchased at a sheriff's auction. New Year's Eve celebrations -- If you're looking for something to do Monday night, here's a list of events in the area. Top stories of 2012 -- A rundown of the most popular stories on Strongsville Patch this year.
Two parcels go for $445,000 at sheriff's sale
The long-vacant Quality Catering property at Pearl and Whitney roads has been sold at sheriff's auction to a local company. North Pearl LLC purchased two parcels -- the former Quality Catering site and an adjacent vacant lot at the southwest corner of Whitney and Pearl -- for $445,000. The two foreclosed parcels at 9192 Pearl Rd. were valued at $424,000 for the sale. Minimum bid was $282,667. Attorney Nick Catanzarite, who represents North Pearl, said the property will eventually be developed. "Once the sale is finalized, the building will be demolished and the site will be marketed for re-development," Catanzarite said. Developers have made two serious bids for the property in recent years, but neither plan got off the ground. Sheetz …