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North Olmsted Community Cabin work to be timed for minimal disruptions

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials are devising plans for making repairs to the Community Cabin facilities within the next year. City Council was scheduled to consider at its meeting last night legislation authorizing advertising for bids for the work, which will include replacing the Community Cabin floor, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air […]

Springvale upgrade work set to start in spring

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials are looking forward to seeing work begin in 2017 on a nearly $10-million upgrade of the Springvale Country Club and Ballroom. North Olmsted City Council was scheduled last night to consider approval of advertising for bids for Phase 1 of the work, which is building a 7,020-square-foot maintenance […]

City workers fixing tombstones, police investigating vandalism in historic Butternut Ridge Cemetery

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted city workers are busy repairing tombstones recently damaged by vandals at historic Butternut Ridge Cemetery while police investigate potential culprits. Officials estimate four to six tombstones were damaged in the incident, after initial reports placed the number at 16. The cemetery contains graves dating back to the early- […]

Book on Depression-era baseball rich in Cleveland Indians history

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Historian Scott H. Longert’s latest baseball book on the Cleveland Indians may have No Money, No Beer and No Pennants in its title, but it does have many watershed moments in North Coast sports and community history. While detailing those historic moments, Longert’s “No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Story […]