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Lee’s decision to not seek re-election leaves Bay without a contested race

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Incumbent Councilman at Large Steve Lee’s decision to not seek re-election leaves the city of Bay Village without a contested race in this year’s municipal elections. Although he was on the candidate’s list released by the Cuyahoga County Board of elections after the June 10 filing deadline for any potential […]

Four experienced council members vie for three-at-large seats

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted’s three incumbent council at large members will see a familiar face challenging them in the November election in their bid to retain their seats. Incumbents Kevin Kearney, Duane Limpert and Angela Williamson will try to keep former Councilman at Large Tim Smith from getting his seat back. Smith […]

Bay preparing to hire full time police dispatchers

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials are moving toward hiring full-time dispatchers for the police department this year as a result of a financial compromise to not hire a 23rd police officer in 2015. City Council Monday introduced legislation approving pay ranges for hiring full- and part-time dispatchers for the city police department. […]

Beck up for Ohio FOP Officer of the Year

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Matt Beck continues to travel the road to recognition for his work as a North Olmsted Police Department patrol officer, and is a finalist for the Fraternal Order of Police Ohio Foundation Officer of the Year. Beck is one of eight finalists and represents the Eighth District in the state, […]