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Police: Warmer weather helps distraction burglaries grow

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Residents who think they may be getting a bargain when alleged contractors and utility workers arrive unannounced can find the deal to be costly if they’re not careful, Bay Village police Chief Mark Spaetzel said. With the weather finally warming up, Spaetzel issued a reminder to residents last week to [...]

North Olmsted pushing school start times back next year

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials are moving back start times for district schools next year after reviewing the controversial early start that was utilized this year. “This is more in line with research that supports later start times for teens,” district Superintendent Mike Zalar said. The school board unanimously approved the move at [...]

Primary, community planning forum prompt city council to shift two meetings

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials have shifted two May council meetings to avoid time conflicts with a primary election and community planning meeting for residents and officials who may want to attend both. City Council has moved its May 6 regular meeting to the following night, May 7, to avoid a conflict [...]

Injured North Olmsted police officer out of hospital’s ICU unit – Justice improves

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Veteran North Olmsted police officer Jack Justice has been moved out of the intensive care unit of Cleveland’s MetroHealth Medical Center. “He’s showing improvement,” North Olmsted police Capt. Ron Cox said, “and he’s doing much better. It’s good that he’s out of the ICU unit.” Cox said Justice is now [...]