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Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

LWV asks for support with redistricting measure

League of Women Voters has again taken a lead in promoting fair districts for fair elections. We are working actively to put on the ballot a redistricting initiative for congressional seats. This is part 2 of what has already been passed for the state legislature.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

Questions Phase II of redevelopment

Many years ago, I was involved in the design of the Downtown Phase I redevelopment project, now the area called First & Main.

Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

'Insane' still in but commission may be out

COLUMBUS -- There was a point during what could have been the final Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission meeting where there was a motion, a call for a vote, questions about a quorum and voiced confusion about the process.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
City manager discusses possible land purchase for new offices
Jun 14, 2017 12:00 AM

City manager discusses possible land purchase for new offices

The City is considering purchasing the PASCO property at 1140 Terex Road to use as new City administration offices. Here's why. For several years, the City has been looking for a suitable location to house its administrative offices.

By Jane Howington Hudson City Manager
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'Treasure' unearthed through 'Questing' in CVNP
Jun 11, 2017 12:00 AM

'Treasure' unearthed through 'Questing' in CVNP

Do you like solving puzzles? Discovering the natural and historical gems of Northeast Ohio? If so, Canalway Questing might be for you. Quests are treasure hunts with rhyming clues that lead step-by- step to a hidden box.

By Jennie Vasarhelyi
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Thanksto HCTV

As I sit here at my kitchen table streaming the 2017 Hudson Memorial Day Parade on my iPad on Hudson Community Television (HCTV), I want to thank Ed Sogan and Liz Murphy for continuing their excellent work in bringing this to our community.

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Senators turn attention to immigrant amendment

COLUMBUS -- You can generally count on a few hot-button issues surfacing during every general assembly. Abortion-, right-to-work and gun-related legislation come immediately to mind.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau
Jun 7, 2017 12:00 AM

Budding journalists give reporter hope for the future

Three things have recently happened to give me hope in a future for those interested in telling stories of our communities with paper, pen and keyboard. Last fall a friend and her grandson came into the office to have lunch with me.

By Tim Troglen Reporter
Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Thank you Hudson for another great Memorial Day Parade

The American Legion Family would like to thank everyone who made the 2017 Memorial Day Parade a success. It turned out to be a beautiful morning for the parade. As always the City of Hudson employees are very efficient in all that they do to make the parade a successful and safe event.

Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Note to graduates: Time is on your side

The end of this school year marks the beginning of a new phase in your life. You've made it this far, but you've still got a long way to go. You may or may not have been one of the top achievers -- those with the gold and silver flair on their caps and gowns at graduation.

By Eric Marotta News Leader Editor
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Jun 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Mayor encourages all to shop local

Hudson's downtown merchants are a valuable, integral part of our community that make Hudson such a great place to live, work and play. They contribute to Hudson in countless ways and depend on our support in return. We hope you will always shop Hudson first.

One reporter remembers another on Memorial Day
May 31, 2017 12:00 AM

One reporter remembers another on Memorial Day

On my office desk is a row of books, most either journalism texts or reference books. But two are collections of writings by a man who, while not exactly a fighting member of the military, though technically a Navy enlisted man, deserves to be remembered on Memorial Day.

By Jeff Saunders Reporter
May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Have fun on Memorial Day, but don't forget its purpose

Memorial Day is more than just a three-day weekend. Although it did not become an official federal holiday until 1971, Americans have been honoring military veterans who died in wars since after the Civil War.

May 28, 2017 12:00 AM

Open the shades on charter spending

No function of state government is more important than its constitutional obligation to "secure a thorough and efficient system of common schools throughout the state." Education is the bedrock of democracy.

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM

Best of luck to young students at Destination Imagination championship

We wish the best of luck to the Balsa Salsas engineering team, which is heading to Tennessee this week for the Destination Imagination world championships.

May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Agrees with HB 163 on Prevailing Wage

State Rep. Kristina Roegner has sponsored a bill (HB163) that would make using prevailing wage on public works construction jobs optional for local governments. For this, Matthew Szollosi, executive director of Affiliated Construction Trades (ACT) Ohio, is in disagreement. Who is right?

Continuous learning culture key to success
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Continuous learning culture key to success

You and I may not be ready, but by the year 2021, it's predicted we will be sharing the roads with a variety of driverless vehicles. Soon, drones will deliver packages to our doorsteps.

By Ryan D. Burgess
May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Support Hudson's downtown merchants

Our downtown merchants and restaurants are in need of your support. There are more barrels and construction vehicles on Main Street than paying customers.

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Next Exit History - Hudson! for May 17
May 17, 2017 12:02 AM

Next Exit History - Hudson! for May 17

Since the 1930s, the large building at 36 E. Streetsboro St. has been known as Turner's Mill, and the lettering remains on the front.

By Liz Murphy Destination Hudson
Capital News: Going on a Trip to Hawaii? Why not Cleveland?
May 17, 2017 12:01 AM

Capital News: Going on a Trip to Hawaii? Why not Cleveland?

COLUMBUS -- Remember that time the governor urged people to consider Ohio for their vacation destinations, rather than heading to exotic places outside of the state's borders? "We are stressing stay-cations in Ohio this year," he told a crowd. No, not that governor.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau