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Learning about America's 17 Hudsons - Maine
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Learning about America's 17 Hudsons - Maine

Last week's Destination Hudson article addressed America's southernmost Hudson as located in Texas. This week we'll explore the farthest north and the most eastern of the 17 communities named Hudson. Maine's Hudson was first settled as Jackson Plantation in 1800.

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

City to host open house for Downtown Phase II

The city of Hudson will host a Public Open House for the Downtown Phase II Implementation Process on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. at Barlow Community Center.

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Council expected to vote on Land Development Code changes

Council members are expected to vote Feb. 21 on an ordinance to amend the Land Development Code after tabling the legislation in December 2016. Council members in December approved Charter amendments approved by voters in November 2015.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
HCER offers speaker series at Case-Barlow Farm
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

HCER offers speaker series at Case-Barlow Farm

The Hudson Community Education and Recreation in partnership with Case-Barlow Farm his hosting a new lecture program for adults at Case-Barlow Farm to offer an interactive experience on events, issues and people of the Western Reserve from past to present. The first on Feb.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Another business builds in Hudson Crossing this year

Mental Health Partner Hudson LLC will be moving into Hudson Crossing Business Park this year with the help of a Community Reinvestment Area Tax Incentive.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Kiwanis grants $14,090.68 for programs
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Kiwanis grants $14,090.68 for programs

HUDSON -- Thanks to a round of grants from the Hudson Kiwanis a variety of programs throughout the district will be able to purchase needed educational items. Hudson Kiwanis President Julie Pratt presented a check to District Treasurer Kathryn Sines last month for $14,090.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Boston Heights man issought on felony rape charge
Feb 22, 2017 12:00 AM

Boston Heights man issought on felony rape charge

The Summit County Sheriff's Office is looking for 42-year-old Raymond C. Gates, of Boston Heights. A warrant was issued for Gates Feb. 10 for first-degree felony rape. A press release from the sheriff's office states deputies responded to a Northfield Center residence Nov.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Update: Reward offered for information on Boston Heights rape suspect
Feb 21, 2017 2:59 PM

Update: Reward offered for information on Boston Heights rape suspect

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force announced Feb. 21 it is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Raymond C. Gates.

Dead tree removal along state Route 303 this week in Hudson
Feb 20, 2017 11:03 AM

Dead tree removal along state Route 303 this week in Hudson

Dead trees will be removed along State Route 303 at several addresses between Stow Road and West Case Drive starting Monday, February 20 through Friday, February 24.

Singer/ songwriter Jesse Ruben visits Hudson Feb. 23
Feb 19, 2017 12:10 AM

Singer/ songwriter Jesse Ruben visits Hudson Feb. 23

HUDSON -- Looking for a fun night of family musical fun Feb. 23 that will also benefit an elementary school library? If so stop by Seton Catholic School Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. for a special concert by inspirational singer/songwriter Jesse Ruben.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Council disagrees on main intersection appearance
Feb 19, 2017 12:08 AM

Council disagrees on main intersection appearance

The city could receive a $1.8 million grant from Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study for improvements but corners of green space could prevent plans from going forward. "We have AMATS funding and have to decide what we want to do," said City Manager Jane Howington.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Feb 19, 2017 12:07 AM

Marijuana found in system of man killed by police in December shooting

"BCI's Crime Scene Unit did not find any weapons on Mr. Alameri, but whether or not he otherwise used any type of force against the officer is still under investigation,

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Kathy Arnold inspired twiddle muff program
Feb 19, 2017 12:03 AM

Kathy Arnold inspired twiddle muff program

HUDSON -- The making of twiddle muffs -- colorful knitted and crocheted items designed for use by adults with Alzheimer's, dementia and severe arthritis along with autistic children -- skyrocketed at a recent event at Long Tail Knits in Macedonia where folks who like to knit and crochet attended.

By Mike Lesko Reporter
Dedication ceremony planned for KinderCare teacher Ms. Judy
Feb 19, 2017 12:01 AM

Dedication ceremony planned for KinderCare teacher Ms. Judy

How wonderful it is when a young child has a teacher who really cares and goes above and beyond to make their first learning experience a joyful one. For the 100s of children who attended KinderCare on Darrow Road, this was the case. Their teacher Judy Turk was much more than an educator.

Hudson grad sworn in as police officer
Feb 19, 2017 12:01 AM

Hudson grad sworn in as police officer

Vivian Feke, a 2012 graduate of Hudson High School, was sworn in as a police officer for the city of Wadsworth on Jan. 27. Feke is shown here being sworn in by Wadsworth Mayor Robin Laubaugh.

Feb 19, 2017 12:00 AM

Business manager gives explanation of levy usage

HUDSON -- Business Manager Derek Cluse explained at the Feb. 13 Board meeting just how the 1.5-mill Permanent Improvement Levy renewal, if passed, will be used and how it has been used in the past.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Boston Heights man wanted on first-degree felony rape charge
Feb 16, 2017 10:40 AM

Boston Heights man wanted on first-degree felony rape charge

The Summit County Sheriff's Office today announced a warrant has been issued for 42-year-old Raymond C. Gates, of Boston Heights. The charge is first-degree felony rape.

Sharks said 'no' but feedback excited local business owner
Feb 15, 2017 12:12 AM

Sharks said 'no' but feedback excited local business owner

Evan Delahanty, of Peninsula and owner of Peaceful Fruits, a snack startup which makes healthy fair trade snacks with ingredients from the Amazon Rainforest, appeared on the Feb. 10 episode of the show to see if any of the sharks would offer him an investment deal for a percentage of his company.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Local students among top finishers in 2017 Disney design contest
Feb 15, 2017 12:09 AM

Local students among top finishers in 2017 Disney design contest

A pair of 2014 Walsh Jesuit High School graduates were recently part of a team of collegians whose concept project finished third out of more than 300 entries in the 2017 Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition. Casey Liptak, of Hudson, attends Miami University.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Library board of trustees profiles 12 nominations for open positions
Feb 15, 2017 12:05 AM

Library board of trustees profiles 12 nominations for open positions

The Hudson Library Historical Society Board of Trustees' Nominating Committee has identified 12 Hudson residents who have been certified as qualified candidates for the four open trustee positions. Those four positions will be filled at the Annual Hudson Library Members' Meeting Feb. 19.