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Rezoning sought for American Greetings parking lot

The request for the rezoning was made April 7 by Elie Weiss, president of HL&L Property Co. The intent is to build a surface parking lot on the property for the employees of American Greetings. The new headquarters complex for the greeting card company is currently being built at Crocker Park, just to the northeast of the lot.

Gemini campaigners recognized for project that changed city

Kreps and Jim Starks were co-chairmen of the campaign to persuade voters to pass the two financial measures of the Gemini Project. Last month, the two attorneys were selected by the Fairview Park Community Council as the citizens of the year for 2015 based on their work a decade ago.

Baker seeks to expand her constituency with state Senate run

Westlake Republican Nan Baker, who is prevented by term limits from seeking re-election to her District 16 seat in the Ohio House, announced her candidacy before more than 100 supporters May 7 at the Behind the Woods banquet facility in Rocky River.

Juvenile diversion program under study by Fairview leaders

To qualify for the diversion program, a suspected youth must have been charged with a low-lever misdemeanor, such as underage drinking or petty theft, Corcoran said. The youth appears before a volunteer magistrate for a hearing. If the youth admits to the crime, he is required to perform some type of community service.