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Fox back on job after arbitrator rules firing was excessive

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore A 23-year veteran of the North Olmsted police department is back on the job after an arbitrator ruled that the city’s firing of him in late 2013 for alleged sick leave abuse was excessive. Christopher Fox rejoined the department last week after city officials received arbitrator James Mancini’s ruling. The area [...]

Business proposals before council could fill several Lorain Road sites

By jeff gallatin North Olmsted City and business officials are looking to fill in some empty locations on Lorain Road. City Council’s Building, Zoning and Development Committee recommended at its Sept. 30 meeting approving placing a Mattress Firm furniture store in the old Buybacks building at 26324 Lorain Road. In addition, the BZD Committee was [...]

Bay council hopes to be on the air soon with new microphone system

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City Council is working on going on the air soon. Paul Vincent, chairman of City Council’s Service, Utilities and Equipment Committee, said council officials are looking at getting a microphone system installed in the council chambers soon that would allow council to be broadcast on the Internet. “I would hope [...]

NOPEC makes pitch to Bay to help lower natural gas bills

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Administration officials hope strength in numbers will translate into cheaper natural gas bills for Bay Village customers. City Council was scheduled to hear a presentation from the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) on how the organization can save money on gas bills. “We’re all for saving our residents money [...]