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Thomas adds administration of safety forces to responsibilities

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials believe Scott Thomas has hit all the right notes as service director and, as a result, he now be will be administering the Bay Village Police and Fire departments as well. City Council Monday unanimously approved making Thomas safety-service director by adding administration of the city’s police [...]

Area firefighters better prepared for Lake Erie rescue work after course

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village city officials are convinced there will be a positive ripple effect from the fire department recently having three members complete an advanced rescue swimmer course. Bay Village firefighters Brandon Dimacchia, Tom Garuccio and Corey Gregg and Lakewood firefighters Gordie Polando and Jim Chaky spent most of last week [...]

Scrambler Marie’s owners think North Olmsted has recipe for success

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City Council has approved an area businessman cooking up a new $500,000 breakfast/lunch/brunch restaurant expected to go into the Great Northern shopping strip this fall. Owner Tony D’Agostino said he is shooting for a mid-September opening for a Scrambler Marie’s which will go into the far west end of the [...]

Ohio EPA awards grant to Bay Village for City Hall parking lot upgrade

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials were notified last week that they can begin planning to make the City Hall blacktop and parking lot area a little greener next year. Service Director Scott Thomas said the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency notified the city that it will be receiving a $120,000 grant, which will help [...]