Big weekend ahead with Farm Tour and Harvest Fest

In just a few days it will be time to celebrate this year’s harvest of fruits and vegetables in North Royalton. It’s an event that has been taking place in North Royalton ever since there was a North Royalton. The celebration will be spread out over two days Saturday. September 23, and Sunday, September 24. North Royalton Mayor Bob Stefanik said residents are being encouraged to check out and support the farmers markets and farms that are located within the city limits on Saturday. The Mayor refers to the six locations as the “hidden gems” of the city. The six farms open for the tou ....

Sep 22, 2017

Boys soccer starts season strong

The North Royalton Boys Varsity Soccer began the 2017 season looking at a big task ahead of it. Their job, keep the tradition of North Royalton Boys Soccer alive. Through the first six games of the season, North Royalton is undefeated on the season with a record of 4-0-2. Last year, North Royalton had a record of 12-4-3 and reached the Parma District Finals before losing to eventual state champion St. Ignatius 1-0. From the 2016 team, North Royalton graduated 14 seniors. Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Jason Rutkowski says that loss to St. Ignatius still stings just a bit. “Even though we lost, ....

Sep 18, 2017

Hurricane relief efforts in full-force throughout community

As parts of Texas continue to recover and rebound from Hurricane Harvey, local residents, schools, businesses and churches here have stepped up to lend a helping hand. “It’s up to us as individuals, families and business owners to do what we can to help,” said Richard Hughes, owner of Richard’s Automotive Repair LLC. Hughes has opened up his York Alpha Drive shop to donations of necessities like bottled water, undergarments, clothing, cleaning supplies, hygiene items, infant supplies and animal food, which he and his wife will personally load onto pallets and drive to Houston for dis ....

Sep 18, 2017

City adds No Vaping to No Smoking laws

City Council unanimously approved legislation at its September 5 meeting that bans all use of electronic smoking devices, such as vape pens and e-cigarettes on city-owned property, including indoor and outdoor properties. “Electronic smoking devices, often called e-cigarettes, heat and vaporize a solution that typically contains nicotine, and are often designed to mimic the look and feel of a real cigarette, while others resemble pens or other innocuous objects,” according to the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation. “The devices are metal or plastic tubes that contain a cartridge f ....

Sep 18, 2017

What’s on the Ballot November 7

The November election is fast approaching. The absentee ballots will be mailed out on September 23 and polls are open on election day, Tuesday, November 7 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. On October 10, Voter Registration Closes and on October 11, Opening of vote by mail will begin. November 4 is the Absentee Ballot application deadline; November 6. All overseas Vote by Mail ballots must be submitted to be received by November 7. Also all absentee ballots returned in person must be received at the Board of Elections by 7:30 p.m. Ward 1 - John T. Nickell Ward 2 - Gary Petrusky Ward 3 - Daniel R. ....

Sep 18, 2017