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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 [...]

School board to consider tax for maintenance of new building

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School district officials are scheduled to discuss tomorrow whether or not the district should include 0.5 mill for maintenance on a possible November ballot issue for a new sixth- through 12th-grade school on the current middle and high school campuses. A special work session of the North Olmsted Board of [...]

Former Bay JV hoops coach charged with sexual battery

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village After several months’ investigation, a former Bay High School JV boys basketball coach has been formally charged with sexual battery for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with a 17-year-old female student. Officials said Kevin Fillinger, 26, of Fairview Park, who was arrested by city police July 2, appeared in Rocky [...]