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Bay High grad’s cat tale shows how beloved feline held a family together

By Jeff Gallatin BAY VILLAGE A beloved pet is often a key part of  keeping a family close and a Bay High School graduate has penned a book detailing how one cat helped pull their household together despite ongoing health issues for the entire family – both two and four-legged members. Lissa Warren, a 1990 [...]

Mayor wants $1 million for retention projects

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy intends to approach City Council in the 2015 budget process for authorization to issue $1 million in bonds for stormwater retention projects. Kennedy revealed his plans to council and audience members Nov. 25 at the third public forum on flooding issues since the massive rainstorms May 12, [...]

Three Bay teenagers get community service, probation in phony Ice Bucket Challenge case sentencing

By Jeff Gallatin BAY VILLAGE Three Bay Village teenagers who admitted to dumping a vile concoction containing urine, tobacco spit and water on a friend in a now infamous phony Ice Bucket Challenge were sentenced Nov. 24 to community service and journal requirements for their role in the incident. All three – two Bay High [...]

City seeking federal grant for new fire truck

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted city officials are looking for federal assistance in replacing a nearly 20-year-old fire truck that has required major repairs in recent years to stay in service. City Council at its Nov. 18 meeting approved applying for a federal assistance to firefighters grant from the Department of Homeland Security [...]