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City sets third follow-up meeting for Nov. 25 on flood, storm issues

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy has set a third storm and flood followup meeting for 8 p.m. Nov. 25 in City Council chambers in City Hall on Dover Center Road. Kennedy’s administration already had one meeting this summer in the Springvale Country Club on storm and flooding issues in the city. After [...]

Fire department makes first hire in seven years

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City officials didn’t have to go far when they hired North Olmsted’s first new firefighter in seven years. Keith Rush is a North Olmsted High School graduate and has an associate degree from Cuyahoga Community College. He also worked as a firefighter in Morrow, Ga. Rush was sworn in as a [...]

Bicentennial to bring a boom back to North Olmsted in 2015

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City and business officials are bringing a big boom to North Olmsted’s bicentennial celebration in 2015 by scheduling the first major fireworks display in the city since the late 1970s. During a bicentennial kickoff party at Fat Headss Brewery & Saloon Thursday, Mayor Kevin Kennedy announced to the crowd that [...]

City officials say finding solution to deer problem will take time

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials don’t expect to find a fast solution to deer issues as discussion continues on Mayor Kevin Kennedy’s proposal to use bowhunting to cull deer within the city. City Council unanimously approved keeping the matter in the committee of the whole after the second meeting on the mayor’s [...]