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Olmsted Falls resident raising funds for local homeless population

By Nicole Hennessy Olmsted Falls Like over 1 million others, Olmsted Falls resident Mel Leeb came across a short video made by a couple in Tacoma, Wash., this past January. The two had been supplying their local homeless population with backpacks full of supplies in an effort to make living on the streets a little easier. [...]

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 [...]

Bay Village resident tells story of Appalachia through photos

  By Nicole Hennessy Bay Village “Echoes in the Walls” by Chad Cochran   Describing a trip to Appalachian West Virginia earlier this year, Chad Cochran hesitated to call it life-changing, avoiding the cliche. Instead, he said, “It changed me as a person.” Photographing scenes he found upsetting, but at the same time comforting, having [...]

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 [...]