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Author Archives: Kevin Kelley

Radio host has interviewed more than 500 WWII veterans

Tom Swope began interviewing World War II veterans as a volunteer with the Veterans History Project. The recordings he makes for the oral history project are also heard in edited form on his radio show.

Restored icons to be installed for St. Mary Magdalene’s 50th anniversary

The current pastor, the Right Reverend Mitred Archpriest John Kachuba, who goes by “Father John,” is marking the parish’s 50th anniversary with a sanctuary restoration project. The church’s side walls have been painted yellow (they had been white) to provide a warmer feel.

Passage of Issue 112 overcomes past controversies

District officials had said 12 months of planning would precede the renovations and additions, which will take about three years to complete. Major work will likely begin in the spring of 2018.

District, city await appraisers’ reports following Issue 121 passage

The passage of Issue 121 broke a streak in which three straight school ballot measures had been rejected by Westlake voters.