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Early next week: Police expect action on phony ice bucket challenge

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City police said they hope to take to the Cuyahoga County prosecutor early next week the results of their investigation into five Bay Village teenagers allegedly dumping urine, feces, spit and cigarette butts on an autistic teenager in a phony ice bucket challenge. A video of the vile concoction being [...]

Bay adds two new police officers, preparing to hire another

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay’s hiring of two additional police officers brings the department closer to a goal of getting more patrol officers back on the street and a third officer back in the detective bureau. New patrol officers Greg Engel and Ian Moore were sworn in Aug. 18 and Monday started an 18-week [...]

Officials: Middle School ‘Band-Aid’ is no cure for North Olmsted City Schools

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Placing an “expensive Band-Aid” on the middle school roof has allowed the North Olmsted schools to again use some classrooms that had been closed, but officials said there is still a need for a new building. After the $44,500 contract was approved in late July by the school board, repairs [...]

Services set for Jane Leaver

      Services has been set for Jane Leaver, the former mayor of  Medina and assistant to North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy. Leaver passed away Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Visiting hours are from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Waite & Son Funeral Home at 765 [...]