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School board authorizes treasurer to seek figures for 2 different ballot issue

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials will consider proposals for two plans seeking more than $80 million in district facility improvements – including a new sixth- through 12th-grade school – as the Aug. 6 deadline for getting any proposal on the November ballot gets closer. One proposal seeks bonds for building the new school, [...]

Officer runs into busy 480 traffic to save distraught man

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A traffic stop first for veteran North Olmsted patrolman Matt Beck last Thursday resulted in his going on foot into daytime traffic on Interstate 480 and pulling to safety a distraught 54-year-old Lakewood man who had run onto the busy roadway in an apparent attempt to “commit self-harm.” North Olmsted [...]

Bay hopes to have new transfer station ready by fall

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village With the awarding of a contract to construct a new transfer station for the service department, city officials hope to have the new facility open and running by the fall. In its last meeting before the summer recess, City Council June 30 approved awarding the construction contract to Industrial Contracting [...]

Annual North Olmsted firefighters car show next week

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A consistent, quality format has helped the North Olmsted firefighters annual Cruise-In for muscular dystrophy ride the road to success for 26 years, so organizer Carl Schanz isn’t tinkering with the format for this year’s show. “There’s not a whole lot that is different about it,” Schanz said in reference [...]