Regional Roundup: May 22 to May 29, 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 22 to May 29, 2014.


AURORA

Aurora's new fire pumper to be on display May 31 at open house
The city's new fire engine will be on display to the community at an open house May 31 from noon to 3 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2 at 1049 N. Aurora Road, next to the Aurora VFW.

CUYAHOGA FALLS

Cuyahoga Falls postal employee pleads guilty to theft
Postal employee Scott D. Leslein pleaded guilty to theft, a first-degree misdemeanor, on May 15, after an investigation determined he was spending time at home during his assigned work shift, according to a Summit County Prosecutor's Office official.

HUDSON

Company faces $139,000 in fines by OSHA for citations
Kobelco Stewart Bolling Inc., a Terex Road company, faces $139,000 in fines from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for a variety of alleged safety hazards.
 

STOW

Stow Council approves rules governing roadside solicitations
Stow has not abolished soliciting for money, but it has laid out how it expects people who do so to behave.
By a vote of 6-1, City Council approved an ordinance providing rules under which such solicitations can take place.

TALLMADGE
Sammie's Bar and Grill customer finds 21 pearls in fried oyster at Tallmadge restaurant
A man who was eating fried oysters at Sammie's Bar & Grill on South Avenue May 18 found 21 small pearls in one of the oysters, according to restaurant owner David DeLapa.

NORDONIA HILLS

Resident challenges Nordonia Hills Schools’ Dunham Road land sale agreement
Sagamore Hills — A resident has filed a civil complaint in the Summit County Court of Common Pleas against the Nordonia Hills City School District alleging its agreement to sell 93 acres off Dunham Road for $1.6 million is invalid. School officials say proceeds from the sale, which they expect to close around July 1, are to be used to complete renovation of athletic facilities at Nordonia High School.

STREETSBORO

Streetsboro boys track team places second at district; girls finish fourth
The Streetsboro boys track and field team placed second with 104 points at the Cortland Division II district meet, which concluded May 24 at Lakeview High School.

TWINSBURG

Twinsburg resident and soccer coach indicted on eight counts of rape
Gregory S. Kudla, 37, of Gettysburg Drive and head coach and Trustee of the Sagamore Hills F.C. (football club), has been indicted by a Summit County grand jury on multiple counts of rape, sexual battery and gross sexual imposition.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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