Mayor John Hunter News

Mayors earn applause and laughs during annual updates

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Residents of Sheffield Lake and Sheffield Village were at the heart of presentations made by their mayors during the annual Mayors Lunch sponsored last week by the North Coast Chamber of Commerce.

‘Go for it!’ Sheffield Village small business owners encourage newcomers

Sunday, March 12th, 2017



Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Tim Moff remembers the first time he set eyes on the site where he eventually built Sugar Creek Restaurant in the middle of Sheffield Village. That was 24 years ago.

Across Abbe Road, Scott Nagy, DDS, and associates in his growing dental practice, are celebrating their first anniversary at their location. Around the corner, lifelong Sheffield Village resident Jimmy Miller and business partner, …Read More

Artful balance: Sheffield Village makes its storied history and progress work

Friday, March 10th, 2017


Sheffield Village

by Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter’s grandfather taught him valuable lessons as a youth in West Virginia. In those days, they pumped their water. For the pump to work properly, it needed to be primed before each use. Hunter recalls being told, “The first thing you do is prime the pump.” That meant a jar on a nearby shelf was filled with water …Read More

Press Profile: Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Editor’s note: This profile is the first of occasional Press profiles about area leaders or residents and the contributions they make on behalf of our communities.

Kindness – today and every day

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Bullying. Name-calling. Revenge. We see it anytime we turn on TV or read the most recent Twitter feed.

Our world can be very unkind.

However, I’d like to believe that acts of kindness outnumber acts of unkindness. I share the frustration of Sheffield Lake Councilwoman Rosa Gee, who told me, “(There are) so many acts of kindness that nobody hears about because nice stories don’t sell news.”

Well, …Read More