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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 [...]

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 [...]

District sets Sept. 28 open house at North Olmsted Middle School

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials are opening the doors to the 84-year-old middle school Sept. 28 in an effort to let the community see why the district wants to replace it. A community open house has been set for 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the school on Butternut Ridge Road. Residents [...]

For second time in three years, dispatcher aids person in major distress

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore For North Olmsted police dispatcher Tammy Farris, a short run outside the police department Wednesday evening may have been a lifesaver for a man in distress. Farris, an 18-year dispatcher at the department, used an EpiPen (which injects medicine into the recipient’s system) to help the man, whom paramedics later said [...]