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Luncheon to celebrate 100th anniversary of suffragist march

On Oct. 3, 1914, Josephine Saxer Irwin, who later would become the first female on Fairview Park City Council, helped lead a parade of 7,000 women suffragists down Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue. Gloria Cipri-Kemer, owner of the Emerald Necklace Inn, has organized a luncheon for Oct. 3 at Fairview Park’s Gemini Center to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the march and Irwin’s life.

Progressive Insurance lets customers play on their field of dreams

The Mayfield Heights-based company offered a group of customers, including three Westshore residents, the chance to take part in a mini fantasy camp Sept. 18 at Progressive Field, the home of the Cleveland Indians.

Baker, LeVeck disagree on fracking, minimum wage

One area the two candidates agreed on was the need better train Ohio workers for the jobs of tomorrow. Nan Baker said a major focus of her next term would be workforce and training initiatives. “We do not have the skills in the state to fill the jobs that are there,” she said. Todd LeVeck said Ohio needs to prove to employers that qualified workers are ready to fill open jobs. The state needs to invest more in education to do this, he added.

Art show proves painting, illustration alive across the Westshore

Patt Long, president of the Westlake-Westshore Arts Council, explained at the recent artists reception that the Community of Fine Arts exhibition’s purpose is to showcase local talent.

 

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