Regional Roundup: May 15 to May 21, 2014

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In Regional Roundup, we've gathered the top stories from each of our eight weekly newspapers each week. Here are the regional stories you don't want to miss from May 15 to May 21, 2014.

AURORA
Longtime elementary school principal Patty Minrovic will retire at the end of the 2014-15 school year, and the Board of Education on May 19 hired an administrator to take her place.

CUYAHOGA FALLS
The city was hit hard by storms that rolled through the area the night of May 12. Weather reports indicated 4 inches of rain fell within a two-hour period.

HUDSON
The second-seeded Explorers won the Hudson Division I district title championship after earning an 8-3 victory over Walsh Jesuit in eight innings May 20 at The Ballpark at Hudson.

STOW
Holy Family Parish School still planned on reopening May 19, even as the parish was still cleaning up from major storm damage.

TALLMADGE
A community gathering that revolves around food trucks -- one of the latest culinary trends -- is coming to the Tallmadge Recreation Center June 1.

NORDONIA HILLS
No injuries were reported after a charter bus carrying about 60 students from the Jackson Local School District in North Canton caught fire on Route 8 north, just north of Route 303.

STREETSBORO
On her way to a Portage Trail Conference County Division high jump championship, clearing a height of 5-4 1/2, Marra Woods also broke the Streetsboro High School school record at Ravenna.

TWINSBURG
Biologists say prospects are grim for the bat population in Liberty Park, following years of infection by a pervasive white mold that experts say has dramatically reduced the flying mammals' numbers.
 

 

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