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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 [...]

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 [...]