Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office is looking for these men and women.
The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office supplies Patch with a list of wanted fugitives each week. View the photos to learn more about each individual. The information in the captions was provided by the county sheriff's office. If you have any information regarding the fugitives above, call the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Tip Line at (216) 443-6085.
Fill out this easy form and Patch will build an interactive map of garage sales, yard sales and estate sales in Solon. And be sure to share details of what you have for sale in the form!
After you fill out and submit this form, the details of your sale will appear on our interactive map. Here's the link to the map of this week's garage sales so far. Want to stay up on community news? Sign up for the free newsletter. If you're looking at this on your mobile device, switch to desktop view.
Here are some of the weirdest and most clicked-on police reports and incidents from departments across the region.
Here are this week's most bizarre and most talked about police reports. All information was provided by police reports from departments in Patch communities. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. • WESTLAKE: Drunk Man Tries to Bail out Woman for Drunken Driving, Promptly Arrested A 34-year-old North Olmsted man could have used better judgment May 11 when he went to bail out a friend who had been arrested for operating under the influence earlier that morning. The man arrived at the police station just after 4 a.m. Westlake police found him to be under the influence and he was arrested for drunk driving as well. Police subsequently determined that he had been drinking with the woman before her arrest. He…
Solon Patch brings you the news recap for this week.
Another busy week has come and gone in the news world of Solon. Solon Patch brings you the news recap for this week. Just click the links to read the stories:
From the Appalachian coal mine communities to Uganda, Ohioans are going the extra mile to help their neighbors near and far. Sponsored by Grape Nuts.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The home's floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the wooded lot.
This four-bedroom four-and-a-halfbathroom home at 37174 Tidewater Dr. has 3,885 square feet and is priced at $720,000. For more details, including how to schedule a private showing, check out the listing on our real estate partner Zillow. Or check out more Solon real estate listings.
Our Patch bloggers wrote posts based on current events this week. See what topics they touched on in this roundup.
There were lots of hot topics in the news this week, and three of our bloggers chose to tackle them with their own opinions of the situations. Here's what they had to say about these current events: 1. Blogger Laura Madsen explains how a trip to McDonald's forever changed the lives of several people. Do you think the discovery of Michelle, Gina and Amanda was divine intervention? 2. Mom blogger Melissa Winger explains why she will no longer shop at Abercrombie & Fitch and how appalled she was at the CEO's message to girls and women. 3. Another mom blogger, Devone, writes that it's getting harder to teach girls that they are more than just a pretty face, especially with how skimpy girls clothing is becoming. Her rant was also inspired by …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Check Patch Saturday to find out the exact location of the checkpoint.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the checkpoint it announced earlier this week was will be in Portage County Saturday evening. The exact location of the drunken driving checkpoint will be known Saturday morning. The checkpoint is funded by federal grant funds and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers, according to a press release from the Ravenna post. "Based on provisional data, there were 452 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 494 people were killed last year in Ohio," Lt. Christopher Heverly, commander of the Ravenna Post, said in a prepared statement. "State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired …
To provide a safe alcohol- and drug-free environment for students, the Solon High PTA will stage a great After Prom at Solon High.
Editor's Note: The following information was provided by Solon Schools With prom and graduation just days away, the thoughts of area teens are turning to parties and celebrations. But at the same time, the Solon Schools are urging students to celebrate responsibly and parents and local businesses that are hosting underage student parties to ensure these gatherings are drug and alcohol free. Ohio’s keg law carries stiff penalties for adults who enable underage drinking that occurs on property under their control. The law covers underage drinking in private homes as well as at hotels, motels, campgrounds and other public places like restaurants. Ohio law also contains harsh penalties including six months in jail and fines up to $1,000 for …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Here's the story of Marlene Konkoly, who found creative ways to spend less and save more so she can retire at 50. This story is the first in our series about Extreme Savers.
Americans may be living longer, but our retirement plans aren’t keeping up. That means people are living longer with smaller bank accounts. But Marlene Konkoly will retire at age 50. How did she do it? She contributes a whopping 45 percent of the gross annual income she earns as a procurement officer for an automotive finance company to her retirement—all while owning a home and remaining debt-free. Konkoly is actually well ahead of the retirement savings curve compared to many of her fellow Americans. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, fewer than half of Americans even know how much money they would need to retire. And nearly a third of employees who had access to a defined contribution plan such as a 401(k) did not participate in…