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Run onto cross country team prompts Bay to hire additional coach

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A run of students onto the Bay Middle School cross country team has prompted the district to hire an additional coach for the coming school year. At the Aug. 11 Bay Village Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Clint Keener said that the district had 87 students participating in the middle [...]

Bay education official asked to testify on Common Core issue

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village As state legislators are again taking a look at the Common Core State Standards, the Bay Village school board mulled having one district official testify about the issue. Char Shryock, director of curriculum for the district, told the board at its Aug. 11 meeting that she had been asked to [...]

North Olmsted Council stops Crocker-Stearns speed hike

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore North Olmsted City Council has put up a stop sign for a proposal from Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough – which is supported by North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy – to raise the speed limit on a small stretch of Crocker-Stearns Road, which runs between the two cities, from 35 to 45 [...]

City expected to add new recreation, court positions

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Expansion of the North Olmsted Recreation Center and six-figure collections in the mayor’s court has led to the city preparing to create three new full-time positions in the parks and recreation department and the mayor’s court. City Council was scheduled at its regular meeting last night to consider legislation creating [...]