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Versatile Branscum ends record-setting detective career

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Record-setting North Olmsted Detective Bud Branscum has retired after using his versatility to aid the city police and other area law enforcement agencies for 27 years. Branscum moved to Georgia earlier this month after 27 years on the North Olmsted Police Department, serving the last 22 as a member of […]

Generator to help spark Bay’s disaster plan update

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials say getting a $50,000 grant to obtain a generator for placement in the Dwyer Senior Center will put additional spark into Bay Village’s updating its disaster plans this year. Mayor Paul Koomar said Friday Cuyahoga County officials are in the process of finalizing the formal details for giving […]

Kennedy to seek record-tying third term as mayor

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy is expected to formally announce plans tonight to seek a record-tying third term as chief executive of his hometown. A North Olmsted native, Kennedy has a fundraiser from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight in the Community Cabin in North Olmsted Park. If he wins re-election, he would […]

Wooster firm to plug gas well on new football field’s site

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted School officials Thursday gave the go-ahead for plugging an open gas well found where the district’s new football field is expected to be located. During Thursday’s board of education work session, board officials gave unanimous approval of awarding a $62,545 contract to Hagen Well Service of Wooster. Officials […]