Lakewood OH

City sets third follow-up meeting for Nov. 25 on flood, storm issues

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy has set a third storm and flood followup meeting for 8 p.m. Nov. 25 in City Council chambers in City Hall on Dover Center Road. Kennedy’s administration already had one meeting this summer in the Springvale Country Club on storm and flooding issues in the city. After [...]

Fire department makes first hire in seven years

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials didn’t have to go far when they hired North Olmsted’s first new firefighter in seven years. Keith Rush is a North Olmsted High School graduate and has an associate degree from Cuyahoga Community College. He also worked as a firefighter in Morrow, Ga. Rush was sworn in as a [...]

Council puts plans in motion for Hampton-Westway sewer work

By Sue Botos Rocky River City Council has taken the initial step of securing funds for storm and sanitary sewer work on Hampton Road south of Interstate 90. During its last legislative session, council gave the go-ahead to legislation calling for the city to participate in the Ohio Public Works Commission’s state capital improvements program, [...]

Dashcam video shows Dover Gardens crash

By Kevin Kelley Westlake Dashcam video released by Avon police Monday shows a pickup truck crashing into the Dover Gardens Tavern Thursday night. The pickup truck, which police say was stolen by 26-year-old Brandon Pawlak, can be seen on the dashcam video running red lights and driving erratically while being chased by police. Pawlak, of [...]