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Council declines to open the tap on mayor’s proposal

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Mayor Kevin Kennedy has proposed giving the safety-service director the ability to authorize serving beer at special events held on city property. City Council members nixed that during their May 19 caucus session, indicating they want to talk about that first. Council members placed the matter in the hands of […]

District redoes treasurer’s contract, brings back associate superintendent

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted school officials approved redoing the contract of one longtime district administrator and approved rehiring another after a three-year absence. Board of education members approved redoing district Treasurer Robert Matson’s contract, praising his overall work during his 19 years with the district and in particular his role in implementing […]

School board agrees to re-do Zalar’s pact with raise, five-year deal

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted school officials thanked Superintendent Mike Zalar for all the home runs his team has been hitting for the district in his nearly two years at the helm of the system. The North Olmsted School Board voted 3-1 at it’s May 20 meeting to tear up Zalar’s existing contract […]

North Olmsted officials believe new folding signs offer help during emergencies

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City of North Olmsted Service Department workers believe a recent addition to key city intersections can help put a stop to problems during power outages, weather-related problems or other potential emergencies. Workers recently installed 36 folding, or flexible, stop signs that can be utilized during a power outage, inclement weather […]