Lakewood OH

Officials: Bay fireworks pact won’t fizzle with rain date

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village has approved the Bay Days firework contract with a rain date without putting a damper on the overall festival, city officials said. After engaging in a lengthy discussion several weeks ago about whether or not a rain date was necessary for the annual festival celebrating the Independence Day holiday in […]

Bay mayor taking search for animal control officer to fellow chief execs

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Bay Village officials have resorted to a new type of executive search in their quest to find a full-time animal control officer for their city and their nearby West Shore neighbor, North Olmsted. Mayor Paul Koomar said he is letting other mayors in the Cuyahoga County Mayors and Managers Association know […]

Final approval near for North Olmsted’s Lorain Road rezoning

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials were pleased with the March 12 public hearing and North Olmsted City Council building, zoning and development committee meeting which recommended a proposal to rezone Lorain Road into four different categories. Designers of the zoning upgrade explained how it came about and answered audience members’ questions, which largely […]

Quick transformation scheduled for Beach School

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials and contractors have mapped out an ambitious plan for the makeover of Beach School’s first floor to house preschool classes beginning in the fall. “This will be fast and furious,” commented Superintendent Michael Shoaf during the school board’s April session. He added that since financing has been secured […]