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City, police unions reach tentative agreement on three-year pact

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City and police union officials have reached tentative agreement on a new three-year contract which gives 2-percent salary hikes for each year while the workers pick up a larger share of health care costs. Officials noted the contract mirrors the one reached with the city firefighters and formally given final [...]

Shop with a Cop set for lots of smiles and shopping Saturday

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Area police are preparing for their annual exercise in making children smile with the Cops and Kids Shop with a Cop program this Saturday. Members of the Westshore Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 25, will again serve as chaperones as they have breakfast and lunch with the children sandwiched around a [...]

District expects to hire architect by end of FebruaryJanuary for North Olmsted schools project

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials expect to hire an architect by the end of February and have approved hiring a project manager for the construction of the new district facilities approved by voters in November. During a North Olmsted Board of Education work session Thursday, Superintendent Mike Zalar said officials expect to have [...]

Bay officials looking to public to help solve ongoing sewer issues

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City administration officials are considering different ways of hooking up with Bay Village residents to help reduce the flow of stormwater into their sanitary sewer lines. During a Nov. 24 town hall meeting, safety-service Director Scott Thomas outlined a pilot program in the Russell Road, Douglas Drive and Bruce Road [...]