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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

City reaching out to residents via North Olmsted VIP Text List

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials are gearing up to keep a lot of VIPs in the know about what is going on in the community. North Olmsted’s safety-service department has set up a VIP Text List, to which people can sign up to receive community updates and information on their mobile phones. The [...]

Sight impairment does not cloud singer’s vision

Westshore By Sue Botos Bryan McGucken has never let his sight impairment stand in the way of his dreams. “I look at it not as a disability, but as a minor annoyance,” the Lakewood resident, who has been nearly blind since birth, said in a recent interview. Despite his thick eyeglasses, it is easy to [...]

Army Air Corps veteran’s work had to be on target

By Jeff Gallatin Westlake Electrical engineering work requires precision to get work done right, and a longtime Westlake resident did it in that job as well as serving as a target flyer for the Army Air Corps during World War II. During the war, Marco “Mark” Vulpio was part of a two-man crew in fighter [...]

Council members receive salary hike beginning 2014 due to PERS changes

Rocky River By Sue Botos For the first time in 10 years, the biannual ordinances setting salary for City Council members will call for a raise; however, council President Jim Moran has stated that due to changes in PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) benefit requirements, the move was necessary. “Should it not be for the [...]

 

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