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Rutt scores big, winning Browns’ Coach of the Year Award

By Jeff Gallatin FOOTBALL Bay High head football coach Ron Rutt was rewarded last week for a stellar rookie season when he was named the Cleveland Browns’ 2014 High School Coach of the Year. Rutt was recognized during halftime of the Dec. 14 game between the Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium. Rutt, [...]

2015 budget includes ambulance run, sewer rental fee hikes

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village City Council gave itself and the city a Christmas present Monday by unanimously approving the 2015 municipal budget before the start of the new year. In approving the budget earlier, the city utilized measures which include: an increase in the ambulance run fee, having the state attorney general’s [...]

New York gunman was convicted in Cuyahoga County for 2009 North Olmsted theft

  By Jeff Gallatin NORTH OLMSTED The gunman who ambushed and killed  two New York City Police officers in their cruiser several days ago even had issues with law enforcement in this area when he initially rejected a plea bargain for a theft from a North Olmsted business in 2009, Cuyahoga County court records indicated. [...]

Bay continues mulling switching to civilian dispatchers

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village City officials are getting nearer to putting civilian dispatchers on the air for the Bay Village Police Department. Police Chief Mark Spaetzel made a detailed presentation on his plan to City Council Dec. 8 to use civilian dispatchers, which would free up the officers currently used for dispatching for administrative [...]