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North Olmsted police obtain new digital radios, firefighters seeking new breathing gear

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore North Olmsted officials are working on using federal grants to upgrade communications and safety equipment in its police and fire departments. City Council approved at its March 1 meeting accepting Cuyahoga County’s offer of 20 MARCS multiagency digital radios for the police department. The county obtained the radios via a federal [...]

‘Jones Gang’ in the money thanks to dad’s quiz show prowess

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Some younger members of the North Olmsted “Jones Gang” are in the money thanks to their father Scott E. Jones. About 60 family and friends gathered together last Thursday to watch Jones, a 1996 North Olmsted High School graduate, compete on the ABC TV quiz show “Let’s Ask America” in [...]

Bay sewer rates going up, pump station to be improved

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City residents and businesses will be paying more as Bay Village officials continue to take steps to upgrade the city’s sewer system and related infrastructure. City Council Monday gave final approval by a 5-0 vote (council members Karen Lieske and Dave Tadych were absent) to a $75 annual increase in [...]

Bay seasoning its preparations for 2014-2015 winter with early salt order

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials expect moves made this spring and summer to pay off next winter. Administration and City Council officials are taking steps to avoid any potential salt shortfalls similar to ones experienced by many cities during this past severe winter. Bay’s supplies became tight, but the city never ran out [...]