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State of the City, New Business Coming to Brecksville and Bicentennial Co-Chairs Honored: Week in Review
Catch up on this week’s news.
There was a lot of news in Brecksville this week. Check out the summaries below to catch up quickly:
Thursday, February 23, 2012
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So, there’s still no definitive answer as to what’s going to replace Giant Eagle when it closes later this year. But Mayor Jerry N. Hruby did say after the State of the City Wednesday night that the city is talking with some companies now. And he said that Trader Joe’s is not in on those conversations. (I know that was a big hope among readers when I asked last month.) While we wait for more news on what will fill that spot in Brecksville Town Center, why not tell me what you’d like to see in that space?
The winners were honored before Wednesday’s State of the City address.
This year’s Business and Citizens of the Year had one major thing in common: they were important supporters of the city’s bicentennial celebration. The Brecksville Chamber of Commerce honored The House of LaRose as its Business of the Year. The House of LaRose brought the Budweiser Clydesdales to the city for its bicentennial parade during Home Days. And the chamber named Frank DeWolf and Don Faulhaber, the co-chairs of the Bicentennial Committee, as its Citizens of the Year.
“We are a town of small businesses,” Mayor Jerry N. Hruby said in his annual speech.
Brecksville has a few tough—but productive—years ahead, Mayor Jerry N. Hruby said in his State of the City speech Wednesday night at the Human Services Center. The city has stuck to its master plan throughout the years, forgoing big-box businesses for small retail, and Hruby said the plan will stay the same as the city looks to fill vacancies that will be left by the VA Medical Center and Giant Eagle. “We are a town of small businesses,” he said, encouraging business owners to approach the city government if they need help. Much of Hruby’s speech focused on economic and city development. Here are a few of the priorities he highlighted: Hruby also discussed a number of businesses with planned renovations, like the Shell gas station and St. …
Monday, February 20, 2012
It’s going to be a busy week in Brecksville.
Today is Presidents Day, and there are a number of offices closed. Here’s a quick look at some of them. Mayor Jerry N. Hruby will spend some time this week talking about the future of Brecksville. The casual “Conversation with the Mayor” event will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Human Services Center. The event is designed to give residents a way to hear the news directly from the mayor and get their questions answered. And the formal State of the City address will take place Wednesday evening at the Human Services Center. More details are available on the Chamber of Commerce's website. City Council will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall. According to the agenda, council members will appoint a new police patrolman and a new …