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City officials say finding solution to deer problem will take time

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials don’t expect to find a fast solution to deer issues as discussion continues on Mayor Kevin Kennedy’s proposal to use bowhunting to cull deer within the city. City Council unanimously approved keeping the matter in the committee of the whole after the second meeting on the mayor’s [...]

Juveniles have Nov. 6 court date after being charged in phony ice bucket challenge

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Five Bay Village juveniles charged with dumping urine and tobacco spit on an autistic friend in a phony Ice Bucket Challenge incident in August will appear in juvenile court Nov. 6 after they were formally charged last week. The five juveniles, whose ages range from 14 to 16, are scheduled [...]

Former Bay JV basketball coach pleads guilty to sexual contact with 2 teens

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Sentencing is set for Nov. 19 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court for a former Bay High JV basketball coach who pleaded guilty Friday to five felony counts involving sexual contact with two teenage girls. Kevin Fillinger, 26, of Fairview Park, will be sentenced by Kathleen Ann Sutula. Fillinger had [...]

Walmar emergency sewer repair starting this week

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Emergency repairs on the sanitary sewer line on Walmar Drive between Bexley Drive and Walker Road are scheduled to begin this week after sand infiltrated the sewer system. City workers walked around the neighborhood Friday delivering notices to residents’ homes, alerting them to the upcoming work. City Council approved the [...]