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District considers possible drug testing policy

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials are considering a random drug testing program for students participating in athletics, extracurricular activities or those seeking parking permits. Proponents would like to have the process approved for the 2015-2016 school year. North Olmsted school board and district administration officials at the April 9 board work session heard [...]

Bay loading up on salt in case snow peppers city again

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village After a second consecutive rough winter, Bay Village safety-service Director Scott Thomas is preparing for salt prices to rise as cities try to cope with falling snow. Bay Village City Council approved at its March 30 meeting having the city participate in the Ohio Department of Transportation’s salt contract for [...]

Police go to prosecutor on teenage duo’s alleged criminal activity

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village city police filed a report with the Cuyahoga County prosecutor’s office Friday seeking charges against two male teenagers for five recent incidents in which homes and vehicles were damaged. Police Chief Mark Spaetzel said if the prosecutor’s office files charges, they would be handled in Cuyahoga County Juvenile [...]

Civil War re-enactors from 105th OVI invading Cahoon in June

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Organizers of this year’s Cahoon in June activity believe a new activity will pass muster with people attending the wide range of events. Members of the 105th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War re-enactment group, will have a Civil War camp set up in Cahoon Park during the Cahoon in [...]