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Welcome House client advocate honored with national award

By Sue Botos Westshore When a client of Welcome House’s Alex Koncan appealed to the direct care provider for help, Koncan knew what she had to do, canceling vacation plans to be at the woman’s side. It was this advocacy that helped propel Koncan to being named Ohio Direct Support Professional (DSP) of the Year […]

Green Team suggests palatable amendments to city composting ordinance

By Sue Botos Rocky River Members of the city’s Green Team have given City Council food for thought on the subject of recycling kitchen waste. Representatives of the group approached council recently, suggesting modifications to the city ordinance governing composting. These proposed changes include the addition of fruit and vegetable discards to the current limitation […]

City receives county funding for Hampton/Lakeview project

By Sue Botos Rocky River Persistence has paid off for the city when it comes to the Hampton/Lakeview Road sewer project. Mayor Pam Bobst has announced that the Ohio Department of Public Works, through its DOPWIC (District One Public Works Integrating Committee) division, has awarded the city a $5.2 million, zero-interest loan for the work, […]

School board considers financial options for upgrades, preschool move to Beach

By Sue Botos Rocky River Now that all-day kindergarten will be a reality for the district, the next subject on the collective plate for the Rocky River school board and administrators is financing for permanent improvements. During the January meeting of the district Finance Committee, Chairman Rick Manoloff addressed what he referred to as the […]