Lakewood OH

City seeks information on proposed deer culling ordinance

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City Council officials are seeking additional information in consideration of a deer culling ordinance proposed by Mayor Kevin Kennedy’s administration. After council held its first committee of the whole session on the bowhunting proposal Sept. 9, council held the matter in committee while further information is gathered. The committee heard [...]

Baker, LeVeck disagree on fracking, minimum wage

One area the two candidates agreed on was the need better train Ohio workers for the jobs of tomorrow. Nan Baker said a major focus of her next term would be workforce and training initiatives. “We do not have the skills in the state to fill the jobs that are there,” she said. Todd LeVeck said Ohio needs to prove to employers that qualified workers are ready to fill open jobs. The state needs to invest more in education to do this, he added.

Law director looking to protect educational, civic and social groups with law change

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City law Director Gary Ebert is knocking on City Council’s door to alter the solicitors, peddlers and canvassers law and protect educational, civic and social organizations. Council discussed during its Sept. 8 committee meeting an amendment proposed by Ebert to the solicitors, peddlers and canvassers law, also called the “Do [...]

County Council candidates square off on wide ranging topics

By Sue Botos Westshore District 1 Cuyahoga County Council candidates, incumbent Dave Greenspan and Mark Szabo, fielded a variety of questions dealing with topics such as mental health services funding, county government corruption and health benefits for same-sex couples at a Monday candidates night. The event, held at the Westlake Porter Public Library, was sponsored [...]