Lakewood OH

Appliance parts store continues on after 36 years

Located on Lorain Road in a building longtime Northeast Ohio residents will remember for formerly housing Lawson convenience stores, Rapco sells replacement parts to do-it-yourselfers wanting to fix washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves refrigerators and furnaces.

Teachers, parents sound off on fitness waiver at school board meeting

By Sue Botos Rocky River It was standing room only at the Feb. 16 board of education meeting where parents, teachers and concerned residents debated, at times emotionally, the pros and cons of requiring students with jam-packed schedules to take fitness classes. After the public dialogue, school board members verbally wrestled with the idea of […]

Loyola University student named Ohio Rose of Tralee

By Kevin Kelley Westlake Although she’s the 2016 International Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney likely won’t be partying too hard on St. Patrick’s Day. She’ll be running in a half marathon March 18 in Ireland to raise money for charity. Athletics has always been a big part of the her life, McEldowney said. The Chicago […]

Bay officials trying to keep tight rein on dogs running loose in parks

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials are taking steps to make sure dog owners keep a leash on potential problems with dogs running loose in Bay Village parks. Police Chief Mark Spaetzel and Mayor Paul Koomar cited the increased measure after city resident Gary Stone told City Council at its Feb. 13 meeting he’d […]