Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The following information was provided by the Twinsburg Police Department. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A 64-year-old Twinsburg man was stopped on his motorcycle by Twinsburg police on May 17 after an officer saw a young child riding on the gas tank in front of the driver without a helmet at the 8900 block of Hadden Road. After speaking with the driver, the man admitted to drinking. He was charged with child endangerment, drunken driving, expired plates and driving under suspension.
After a five-month sabbatical (sort of), I'm back in Twinsburg!
On Dec. 3, 2012, I was transitioned into a new position with Patch and left the friendly confines of Twinsburg. Fast forward five months and things have changed again. As of Monday, May 20 I am officially back as the local editor of Twinsburg Patch. There's been some shifting around of personnel and I've been reassigned to the wonderful community that I started my career in. Not only that, but I will also be the local editor for Solon Patch. But don't worry, I still love the 'Burg! As for Chris Mazzolini, he has been transitioned to cover the cities of Shaker Heights and Cleveland Heights. Thanks for taking good care of him while I was gone. Well, I guess that's enough chit-chat from me. Time to get back in the thick of it and bring you …
Monday, May 20, 2013
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The Sands could have just donated bread to Haiti. Instead, they’re donating a bakery. Sponsored by Grape-Nuts.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. In the spirit of the proverb, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime,” Rick and Debbi Sands want to build a bakery in Ouanaminthe, Haiti, and teach the residents there how to make nutritious wheat bread. The Sands, owners of the Great Harvest Bread Co., in Stow, enlisted some help from suppliers, friends, customers, even the Great Harvest franchise company, to raise $150,000 in equipment and supplies. Ouanaminthe, a city just east of the Haitian …
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Demetrice Cannon.
Demetrice Cannon, 28, is wanted by the U.S. Marshals and the Cleveland Police for aggravated murder. It is alleged that Cannon shot and killed a man after an argument during a dice game, according to a press release. The incident took place earlier this month on May 2. Cannon is a black male standing approximately 5’05” and weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. Cannon is suspected to be hiding out somewhere in the Cleveland area. He also had a previous address near the 1200 block of E. 80th St. in Cleveland. If you have any information in reference to Demetrice Cannon, please contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or Text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain …
The information in this report is from the Twinsburg Police. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
A 34-year-old Twinsburg man was charged with aggravated menacing after he threatened movers with a gun, according to Twinsburg Police. The man's ex-wife was moving out of the house and at about 10 a.m. on May 15 the man threatened the movers with a gun, according to a police report. Officers went to the Alling Drive home and spoke to the people involved and the ex-husband was eventually arrested and charged with aggravated menacing. He was taken to the Solon Jail.
Twinsburg's morning program will now be at Bissell for all students and the afternoon session with be at Dodge for all students.
Twinsburg Superintendent Kathi Powers announced Wednesday changes to the district's Latchkey program. Rates will remain the same next school year, but to keep rates down, the school district with significantly restructure the program. Now, all morning Latchkey students will go to Bissell Elementary and all afternoon students will attend Latchkey at Dodge Intermediate. In the morning, parents will drop their kids off at Bissell and then the district's school buses will transport students from Bissell to their own school. In the afternoon, students will hop on buses at their school and be taken to Dodge, where they parents will pick them up. Powers said they plan to send home notices to parent's currently enrolled in the program. "We are …
Check out a selection of the blogger contributions from community members, including businesses, hospitals and people just like you.
All members of the community are invited to "share what they know" and become a Local Voice, aka blogger, on Twinsburg Patch. Click through the links below to learn about what people in your community have to say about current events, businesses, family and living. • Do you let your children or pets drink from the hose on those hot and sunny days? Mom blogger Elana West questioned the safety of it and shared her research with us. • Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS) writes about a new four-year program of highway, public transportation, and bike and pedestrian projects. Find out what they are here. • A local member of World Exchange is looking for families to host French students this summer. Blogger Jill Quinn, whose …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Thieves have targeted certain areas in 13 northeast Ohio cities, including Twinsburg, according to our partners at NewsNet5.com.
Our partners at NewsChannel5 have uncovered reports of thefts from apartment complex rent drop boxes in 13 Northeast Ohio towns, including Twinsburg. The towns and cities that have targeted by rent drop box thieves include Broadview Heights, Brunswick, Brimfield Township, Coventry Township, Cuyahoga Falls, Jackson Township, Medina, Montville, North Royalton, Perry Township, Strongsville, Stow and Twinsburg. Surveillance cameras at Wyoga Lake Commons in Cuyahoga Falls captured a theft on May 2. In the video, you see the thief insert a wire with a sticky substance on it into the complex's rent drop box. After fishing around for a few minutes, he walks away with a bag full of money orders, checks and cash. The thief then drove away in a …
Fill out this easy form and Patch will build an interactive map of garage sales, yard sales and estate sales in Twinsburg. Be sure to share the details of what you'll have for sale in the form.
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