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City Council nixes pay hike

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City Council turned away a 2-percent pay raise for several members at its regular meeting Monday. Even though the five members present voted 3-2 for the raise for the council president, four ward council positions and one at-large post, law Director Gary Ebert told them that for the proposal to […]

Ex-cop released on bond after arraignment

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A former North Olmsted police officer was released on $1,500 personal bond after being arraigned Friday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on charges stemming from a state investigation into his alleged misuse of computers and threatening a girlfriend’s landlords. Brian Bielozer, 41, appeared before Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court […]

Michael Brelo, brother face assault charge for alleged fight at Bay home

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Suspended Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo and his twin brother Mark are scheduled to be arraigned today on charges stemming from an alleged early May 27 fight between the two at a Bay Village home. Bay Village police charged both brothers with assault as well as charging Mark Brelo with […]

Proposed drug testing policy focusing on prevention, officials say

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A drug testing policy for students being put together by North Olmsted school district officials likely will focus “first on prevention,” district officials have indicated. District officials are expected to discuss the proposed policy at the North Olmsted Board of Education’s regular meeting June 17 at 7 p.m. in the […]