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Updated: 2017-12-11T21:42:38Z

 



Ridgewood Garden Club decks out Stearns Homestead for the holidays: Parma Postings

2017-12-11T21:42:38Z

Visitors to the Stearns Homestead on Ridge Road might have noticed some attractive seasonal displays decorating the buildings. The displays can be found at both the Briggs House and Stearns House, 6975 Ridge Road. Visitors to the Stearns Homestead on Ridge Road might have noticed some attractive seasonal displays decorating the buildings. The displays can be found at both the Briggs House and Stearns House, 6975 Ridge Road.



Leaders hope new MetroHealth Line buses boost neighborhood (photos)

2017-12-06T15:23:17Z

New buses will roll Thursday on the MetroHealth Line, linking downtown Cleveland, several suburbs and five MetroHealth facilities. New buses will roll Thursday on the MetroHealth Line, linking downtown Cleveland, several suburbs and five MetroHealth facilities.



Brooklyn school tax defeated by 2 votes, recount shows

2017-12-05T23:16:55Z

A recount confirmed that voters in the Brooklyn City School District rejected a levy for permanent improvements by just two votes in the November election. Fifty-five voters in the district cast ballots but didn't vote on the school issue. A recount confirmed that voters in the Brooklyn City School District rejected a levy for permanent improvements by just two votes in the November election. Fifty-five voters in the district cast ballots but didn't vote on the school issue.



Independence sisters following in mom's career footsteps: Parma Postings

2017-12-04T09:47:45Z

Sisters Anna and Grace Macerelli, both graduates of Independence High School, are pursuing careers as dental hygienists through the Cuyahoga Community College Dental Hygiene program. Sisters Anna and Grace Macerelli, both graduates of Independence High School, are pursuing careers as dental hygienists through the Cuyahoga Community College Dental Hygiene program.



The Browns should hire Bernie Kosar: Letter to the Editor

2017-12-02T19:02:15Z

All I want for Christmas is for the powers that be in Berea to realize the can't get the job done as they are now. Meanwhile, a brilliant football mind is not being utilized. Even after the two minute warning... All I want for Christmas is for the powers that be in Berea to realize the can't get the job done as they are now. Meanwhile, a brilliant football mind is not being utilized. Even after the two minute warning...



Local communities, residents will suffer if GOP tax plan wipes out state and local tax deductions: Earl M. Leiken (Opinion)

2017-11-30T21:57:18Z

State and local tax deductions have been part of the federal tax code since it was adopted in 1913. Their elimination will be costly in Northeast Ohio both for residents and communities, writes Shaker Mayor Earl M. Leiken on behalf of 18 other local mayors. State and local tax deductions have been part of the federal tax code since it was adopted in 1913. Their elimination will be costly in Northeast Ohio both for residents and communities, writes Shaker Mayor Earl M. Leiken on behalf of 18 other local mayors.



Head to Parma's Stearns Homestead for Christmas on the Farm Dec. 2-3: Parma Postings

2017-11-26T06:56:52Z

Santa Claus is coming to town - to Parma's Stearns Homestead, 6975 Ridge Road. He'll be there from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 2-3 ready to visit with children and hear their Christmas wish lists. They also can pose for photos with him. Santa Claus is coming to town - to Parma's Stearns Homestead, 6975 Ridge Road. He'll be there from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 2-3 ready to visit with children and hear their Christmas wish lists. They also can pose for photos with him.



Consider patronizing local merchants on Small Business Saturday: Parma Postings

2017-11-19T22:08:42Z

Small Business Saturday, Nov, 25, is a good time to visit and patronize local merchants. Small Business Saturday, Nov, 25, is a good time to visit and patronize local merchants.



Man found killed in Brooklyn home, police say

2017-11-18T20:27:20Z

Jordan Taylor was found shortly after midnight in a home on Elizabeth Lane near Saybrook Driver, according to a news release from Brooklyn police. Jordan Taylor was found shortly after midnight in a home on Elizabeth Lane near Saybrook Driver, according to a news release from Brooklyn police.



Mother-Son Dance planned in Parma Heights: Parma Postings

2017-11-13T07:36:56Z

Fathers and daughters danced the night away in Parma Heights on Nov. 11 at the first Father-Daughter Dance. On Nov. 18, mothers and sons will have their chance for a special evening at the city's first Mother-Son Dance. Fathers and daughters danced the night away in Parma Heights on Nov. 11 at the first Father-Daughter Dance. On Nov. 18, mothers and sons will have their chance for a special evening at the city's first Mother-Son Dance.



Richmond Heights approves school tax increase: See Cuyahoga County final tax issues

2017-11-08T12:05:14Z

A majority of the tax increases across Cuyahoga County passed. Check to see the vote in your community. A majority of the tax increases across Cuyahoga County passed. Check to see the vote in your community.



Brooklyn, Richmond Heights schools issues failing, after early votes

2017-11-08T02:04:07Z

Three of the four tax increases on Cuyahoga County ballots are passing in early election night 2017. See what the votes are, according to early totals. Three of the four tax increases on Cuyahoga County ballots are passing in early election night 2017. See what the votes are, according to early totals.



Veterans Day will be observed on Nov. 10: Parma Postings

2017-11-06T05:50:22Z

Area communities will pay tribute to those who served in the armed forces on Veterans Day. Area communities will pay tribute to those who served in the armed forces on Veterans Day.



Tuskegee Airman will share story for Veterans Day: Parma Postings

2017-10-31T01:09:08Z

Harold Brown was among a group of fighter pilots who made history during World War II: the Tuskegee Airmen. The 93-year-old former fighter pilot will share some of his stories during a Veterans Day program beginning at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma. Harold Brown was among a group of fighter pilots who made history during World War II: the Tuskegee Airmen. The 93-year-old former fighter pilot will share some of his stories during a Veterans Day program beginning at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma.



Trick-or-treat time is just around the corner: Parma Postings

2017-10-23T23:43:51Z

Halloween will be here in just a few days. A quick check shows that trick-or-treat times are 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in Brooklyn, Independence, Parma, Parma Heights and Seven Hills. Halloween will be here in just a few days. A quick check shows that trick-or-treat times are 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 in Brooklyn, Independence, Parma, Parma Heights and Seven Hills.



Brooklyn man charged in Parma woman's fentanyl overdose death

2017-10-20T20:17:25Z

Charles Nelson, 41, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fentanyl overdose death of a 34-year-old Parma woman. Charles Nelson, 41, is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fentanyl overdose death of a 34-year-old Parma woman.



Brooklyn police searching for man who robbed woman at gunpoint, stole and ditched her car

2017-10-18T21:15:44Z

The robbery happened about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Huntington Bank ATM on Ridge Road near Memphis Avenue, according to a news release from Brooklyn police. The robbery happened about 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Huntington Bank ATM on Ridge Road near Memphis Avenue, according to a news release from Brooklyn police.



Padua High School welcomes Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez: Parma Postings

2017-10-17T04:27:37Z

Bishop Nelson Perez, the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, spent part of the day on Oct. 4 visiting with faculty, staff, students, board members, parents, grandparents and alumni of Padua Franciscan High School in Parma. Bishop Nelson Perez, the new bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, spent part of the day on Oct. 4 visiting with faculty, staff, students, board members, parents, grandparents and alumni of Padua Franciscan High School in Parma.



Independence to sell 33-acre site to Industrial Realty Group for development

2017-10-13T21:14:18Z

The city of Independence will sell a 33-acre site it owns at the corner of Rockside Road and Oak Tree Boulevard to the development firm IRG. IRG plans to build offices, retail and a hotel at the site. The city is selling the property for $2.5 million. The city of Independence will sell a 33-acre site it owns at the corner of Rockside Road and Oak Tree Boulevard to the development firm IRG. IRG plans to build offices, retail and a hotel at the site. The city is selling the property for $2.5 million.



Autumn Blaze race, fun walk set for Oct. 15 at Tri-C Western Campus: Parma Postings

2017-10-09T23:59:30Z

The 5K Autumn Blaze race and the new 1-mile fun walk will take place at 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma. The flat course winds through the spacious campus. The 5K Autumn Blaze race and the new 1-mile fun walk will take place at 9 a.m. Oct. 15 at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus, 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma. The flat course winds through the spacious campus.