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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 [...]

Schools to meet with state on bond levy project management

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School district officials are taking the first steps toward building a new combined sixth- through 12th-grade school on the campus of the current middle and high schools. Since the passage of the $80 million bond levy to build the new school, new athletic facilities and performing arts auditorium, district officials [...]

Bay not rushing into any decision on deer issue

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials won’t make any immediate decisions when they consider how to deal with the issue of deer coming onto city residences and roadways. After hearing Geoff Westerfield, an assistant wildlife management supervisor for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, speak to administration and City Council at the Nov. 17 [...]