Lakewood OH

City reaches agreement with treatment plant employees

By Sue Botos Rocky River The city has reached an agreement with members of the Rocky River Wastewater Employee’s Association on a labor contract retroactively effective from January 2014, through 2016. Councilman John Shepherd explained the pact was agreed upon by the employee union and members of the treatment plant management team, which consists of [...]

Permanent improvement levy to be on May ballot

Money raised through permanent improvement levies can only be used for capital projects with an expected life of five years of greater. Examples are building repairs; technology infrastructure, such as computers and networks; and safety and security enhancements. Permanent improvement dollars may not be used to pay employees’ salaries and benefits.

Celebrate local cuisine during Zack Bruell Restaurant Week

Celebrate the cuisine of Cleveland chef and restaurateur Zack Bruell during Zack Bruell Restaurant Week, through Jan. 31. Diners have a chance to experience a three-course dinner for $33 at each of Bruell’s restaurants, including Parallax, Table 45, L’Albatros, Chinato and Cowell & Hubbard. Bruell has created a custom menu for each establishment, featuring new [...]

Democrats must focus on issues, organization, new chairman says

The Ohio Democratic Party can recover from its disastrous showing in statewide elections this past fall, and it new chairman, David Pepper, said he has a plan to do so. Pepper shared his plan with the Westlake Democratic Club at its Jan. 20 meeting at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 25.