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Olmsted Falls school board moves ahead with new initiatives

By Nicole Hennessy Olmsted Falls Gov. John Kasich’s state of the state address last month focused heavily on education: outside-the-box thinking, individual plans to help students at risk of dropping out before graduation and reaching out to the 1 million Ohio adults who did drop out of high school by providing them access to two-year [...]

Fairview Democratic Club hosts primary candidates

By Nicole Hennessy Westshore Members of the Fairview Park Democratic Club and residents from surrounding cities filled Fairview’s City Hall Thursday to hear Democratic candidates on the primary ticket speak. At 10 minutes after the official starting time, constituents still stood in small groups, some taking their seats as the candidates continued to arrive. Among [...]

Twenty-year sin tax extension up to voters

Editor’s note: The original piece that ran in print attributed several quotes to Councilman Dave Greenspan. The corrected version below has those quotes correctly attributed to Greater Cleveland Partnership’s president and CEO, Joe Roman. By Nicole Hennessy Westshore On the counters of liquor and convenience stores, pins free for the taking read “Vote no on [...]

Vibrant NEO’s final vision details plans for more sustainable region

By Nicole Hennessy Westshore As development continues to sprawl farther and farther out from Cleveland’s center, existing inner- and outer-ring suburbs also experience population decline and aging infrastructure, a consequence not often considered by those who feel inner-city issues do not affect them. But Angie Schmitt, a local blogger who studies and writes about area transportation [...]

 

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