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Messiah Lutheran continues pre-Lent celebration

At the Lorain Road church, the Fat Tuesday celebration is called ShroveFest. The event is named after the day in England when people were “shriven,” or absolved from their sins after confession.

Elections board to hear protests against four municipal candidates

The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections will hold a special meeting at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 to hear formal protests that have been made against four candidates in the 2017 municipal elections.

Proposal to allow dogs in parks introduced by council

After periodic discussions, council members were about to remove the issue from its committee agenda in the fall of 2016 without repealing the ban. But some residents against the ban again spoke up.
At a council meeting in October, more than a dozen residents attended a City Council meeting asking members to repeal the dog ban.

Fairview Schools to join AP Capstone program in 2017-2018 school year

AP Capstone was developed by College Board, which also runs the SAT college admissions test and offers advanced placement courses for which students can also receive college credit. According to the College Board website, the program encourages students to evaluate multiple points of view on a complex issues and develop person perspectives through inquiry and investigation.