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City, schools working to upgrade Butternut area

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City and school district officials continue to take steps to improve the condition of the Butternut Ridge Road area. North Olmsted City Council passed on suspension at its Sept. 20 meeting applying for a state grant and no-interest loan from the Ohio Public Works Commission to help pay for major […]

North Olmsted not surprised by change in report card score

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted School District officials are taking note of the district’s lower scores in the recently released state report cards, but believe constant change in the testing process makes them hard to use as an accurate measure of student learning, Superintendent Mike Zalar said. During the North Olmsted School Board’s […]

Bay schools pleased overall with report card score

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village School District officials were pleased overall with the district’s scores, while it will always continue to look for ways to improve, Bay Superintendent Clint Keener said. Keener said school districts were warned by state officials scores would likely drop this year. He noted the 2016 report card test […]

Bay puts jail time, bigger fines into updated animal laws

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village City Council Monday approved the first of what is likely to be several moves strengthening their animal control laws in the wake of an Aug. 20 attack by two pit bulls which left one small dog dead and its owner injured. Council unanimously approved, 6-0, changes which institute […]