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City considers solar panels as power source
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

City considers solar panels as power source

HUDSON -- Hudson already has solar panels on city-owned property at Barlow Community Center, thanks to Leadership Hudson class of 2014, but could have a much larger solar presence in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Hope Homes in Stow focusing on housing

While Hope Homes in Stow has ceased providing operational services, its executive director stresses that it will continue its business presence at its Call Road site, focusing on providing the physical homes and facilities for those with developmental disabilities.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Peg's Gallery exhibit features artists from Akron Art Prize 2016

HUDSON -- A variety of art is on display at Peg's Gallery, 10 W. Streetsboro St., featuring the artists from Akron Art Prize 2016, which is sponsored by the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation. The art exhibit, Alternate Approaches, was curated by Courtney Cable and runs through Aug. 21.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
In May the Board approved a new three year contractt for Sines which will run until 2020. However,
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

In May the Board approved a new three year contractt for Sines which will run until 2020. However,

HUDSON -- Kathryn Sines, the school district's treasurer and financial officer, has been with the district since 2012. And thanks to recent legislation supported unanimously by the Board, it looks like Sines will be around for at least the next three years.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
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Students pass Hudson EMS training
Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Students pass Hudson EMS training

Hudson -- Thirteen students graduated from Hudson's emergency medical technician training class on May 9. They are now ready to take the emergency technician certification exam to become certified EMTs.

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Marijuana legislation to come before council, planning commission

HUDSON -- Council members will propose legislation June 20 to prevent the cultivation, processing and sale of marijuana in Hudson.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson League for Service awards grants to benefit community

HUDSON -- The Hudson League for Service (HLFS) awarded more than $6,000 in community grants at its annual awards reception, held at Case-Barlow Farm in Hudson in May. In addition, HLFS presented Hudson High School senior Isabelle Mawby with a $1,000 scholarship.

Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

District shows expenditures down and revenues up

HUDSON -- The latest five-year forecast update showed that while state funding is still unsure, the local district can stay within its budget and be successful. By law, the forecast must be filed by the end of October each year and updated by the end of May.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Happy Trails party welcomes the new season
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Happy Trails party welcomes the new season

RAVENNA -- Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary is preparing to ring in summertime with a Summer Solstice kick off party June 21. Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes criminally abused, neglected and abandoned farm animals.

By Briana Barker Reporter
Children enjoyed craft-themed event at First Main
Jun 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Children enjoyed craft-themed event at First Main

HUDSON -- Children and parents attended the Fun at First & Main event June 7 in spite of threatening storm clouds.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
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Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival
Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Summer's here -- and so is Stow Pride Festival

It's like having summer fun all wrapped up in just under two weeks. Ice cream ... pancakes ... golf ... a race ... and last but not least -- A Fourth of July Parade. It's that time of year again for the kick-off of Stow Pride Festival 2017.

By Marsha Mckenna Senior Editor
Visitors enjoy tour of homes, gardens during Festival Days
Jun 16, 2017 12:00 AM

Visitors enjoy tour of homes, gardens during Festival Days

HUDSON -- Festival Days kicked off June 15 with overcast skies, but a strong turnout at homes and gardens. The visitors came from Hudson and far away. For many it was the first time touring the homes and gardens while others were long-time veterans.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Hudson concerts continue!
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson concerts continue!

At 6 p.m. on Sunday evening, June 11, the Hudson temperature reached 89 degrees and as the green began to fill with folks ready to listen the sounds of the Western Reserve Big Band, shade was the place to be.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

City considers options for marijuana facilities

HUDSON -- City Council was scheduled to review its moratorium on marijuana facilities at its June 13 Council workshop meeting at Town Hall.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson fire department staff is sound, but building needs improvements

HUDSON -- Hudson City Council June 6 met with the city's safety forces to review projects in 2017 and prepare for the 2018 budget by learning what the fire department's needs will be next year and in the future.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Hudson Crossing Open House is June 22
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Hudson Crossing Open House is June 22

Hudson Crossing Toastmasters (HCTM) will hold an Open House June 22, featuring prepared speeches from a new and experienced members, impromptu speaking, leadership in action, and much more. The Open House from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Historic home features toys, antiques
Jun 12, 2017 6:24 PM

Historic home features toys, antiques

20 N. Oviatt Street Pat Schron, and her husband Courtney, saw the potential in the house at 20 N. Oviatt Street before anyone else. "I remember my sister saying, 'what are you doing,'" Schron says when they were buying the house.

Story & Photos By Stephanie Fellenstein
Visitors to 144 Hudson Street will find wide open spaces in downsized home
Jun 12, 2017 5:49 PM

Visitors to 144 Hudson Street will find wide open spaces in downsized home

HUDSON -- Bigger is not always better -- just ask the folks who own the one-story cottage at 144 Hudson Street. The home is one of the featured stops on the 2017 Home and Garden Tour which has been sponsored for 70 years by the Garden Club.

By Tim Troglen
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Home to celebrate 100th birthday with a facelift
Jun 12, 2017 5:49 PM

Home to celebrate 100th birthday with a facelift

81 E. Streetsboro Street Regular travelers through downtown Hudson have seen the transformation of 81 East Streetsboro Street on the outside. Now visitors to the 70th annual Hudson Home and Garden Tour will have a chance to see what has been going on inside house.

Story And Photos By Stephanie Fellenstein
Division Street home with worldly decor
Jun 12, 2017 5:47 PM

Division Street home with worldly decor

Visitors will enjoy a historical home on Division Street decorated with art from around the world. The home at 83 Division Street has a Hudson Heritage marker with the name Lydia L.

Story And Photos By Laura Freeman