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Archive

June 11th, 2012

Construction begins next week on Highway 1

SOLON– The summer of construction for Solon residents begins next week.
The city’s two major infrastructure improvement projects for 2012– Highway 1’s intersection with 5th Street, and a facelift for Main Street– have been awarded to contractors.
Construction on the Highway 1 intersection is slated to begin June 20 with substantial completion by mid-August, while no schedule has been set for the Main Street streetscape project.
For Solon residents, both will present difficulties over a good part of the summer, with the Main Street overhaul stretching into the fall.

Legion baseball breakfast June 24

SOLON– The Solon American Legion will host a breakfast on Sunday, June 24, from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The menu will be the usual all-you-can eat at a reasonable price. Proceeds will be used to support the Johnson County American Legion Baseball Program. Come in and bring your friends and family for a great breakfast, and help support the American Legion Baseball Program.

SUMC blood drive on June 19

SOLON– The Solon community will host a community blood drive from 2:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 19, at the Family Life Center located at 133 N. West St., Solon. The blood drive is sponsored by Solon United Methodist Church.
To donate, please contact Rick Havel at 319-530-1596 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.

June book club

The next meeting of the Solon Area Book Club will be Tuesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Members will be reading mysteries of their choice and sharing their impressions with the group. Check out a book by your favorite mystery writer and come and share it with fellow readers.
All interested adult readers are welcome to attend. For questions about the book club, please contact Joyce at jebarta@southslope.net.

Audio book additions

Movie Clips

Our DVD collection now has over 900 titles! Latest additions include:

“This Means War” (2012, PG-13, Romantic Comedy) Two top CIA operatives (Chris Pine, Tom Hardy) wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman (Reese Witherspoon).
“John Carter” (2012, PG-13, Action/Adventure/Fantasy) Transplanted to Mars, a Civil War vet discovers a lush planet inhabited by 12-foot tall barbarians. Finding himself a prisoner of these creatures, he escapes, only to encounter a princess who is in desperate need of a savior.

City of Solon announces board openings

SOLON– The City of Solon is now accepting applications for membership on the Park & Recreation Commission and the Board of Adjustments. The Park & Recreation Commission meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The Board of Adjustments meets on an as needed basis. If you are interested in becoming a member of one of these boards you may submit an application to the city office at 223 S Iowa St., Solon. The application can be found on the city’s website at www.solon-iowa.com.

School board meetings

The regular meeting of the Solon Board of Education is set for Monday, June 11, in the central office conference room beginning at 6 p.m

School calendar

Continue to check the school’s online calendar during the summer months for many events and changes as they occur. Also the one page 2012-13 school year calendar is available on the web site under ‘Calendars.’ The first day of school will be Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. Have an enjoyable summer.

PowerSchool e-registration

For the 2012-13 school year, the Solon Community School District (SCSD) will be once again be using an e-registration process accessible through PowerSchool.

Girls sweep Mustangs

SOLON- In the bottom of the fifth inning, Mel Breza cracked a three-run homer to bring an early finish to the first half of the Spartans’ softball doubleheader versus Mount Vernon on June 4.
Pink was the color of the night in an annual match to Strike-out Cancer. Lady Spartans paid tribute to classmate Brett Smith while many of the Mount Vernon team played in honor of long-time Mustang Coach Gary Stamp who died in November last year from lung cancer.
Pink chalk lines marked the field, players wore bright pink socks and uniforms, even the umpire carried pink ball pouches.