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Two Bay High students face disciplinary hearings, possible police action for allegedly discussing bringing gun to school

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Two Bay High School students face disciplinary hearings before school district officials after an Oct. 29 incident in which officials allege the duo was talking about bringing guns to school and shooting them. City police are considering whether they should face delinquency charges as well. Citing their status as juveniles [...]

North Olmsted schools bond levy apparently wins easy victory

By  Jeff Gallatin Unofficial results Tuesday showed the 5.45 mill North Olmsted School bond levy which would allow the district to build a new combined 6-12 school as well as a new athletic complex and performing arts auditorium winning easily. Checks of the unofficial results posted at precincts showed the district proposal winning in every precinct. [...]

Thomas wants to sweep away leaf collection problems

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Safety-service Director Scott Thomas wants to avoid potential cleanup and flooding problems from leaf collection and needs residents’ help to do it. Crews began the annual fall leaf collection program earlier this month, and Thomas said Friday city service department crews are consistently finding some residents have been sweeping their [...]

City, fire union agree to three-year contract

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City administration and fire union officials have agreed on a three-year contract that gives firefighters 2-percent raises each of the three years but also increases their contributions to their insurance premiums. Officials said the new contract will cover the years 2015, 2016 and 2017. The individual firefighter’s contribution toward their [...]