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Wait ’til next year: Private schools won’t be immediately available for vouchers

By Sue Botos Rocky River Suburban private high schools scored a bittersweet victory when the state legislature recently approved their participation in the Cleveland tuition voucher program. Students living in Cleveland and attending Magnificat and Lutheran West high schools, as well as Trinity High School in Garfield Heights, will now be eligible to receive up […]

Welcome House goes ‘extra mile’ to celebrate ADA’s 25th anniversary

By Sue Botos Westshore It used to be nearly impossible for a person confined to a wheelchair to do things that most people take for granted, such as going shopping or riding a bus. However, almost 25 years ago, the Americans with DisabilitiesAct (ADA) was put in place to ensure equal opportunity for everyone. In […]

First phase of street paving program underway, won’t interfere with school traffic

By Sue Botos Rocky River Despite the start of an ambitious street paving plan, city officials assure parents that the work won’t interfere with the beginning of the school year. At its July 13 legislative session, City Council authorized a contract with Crossroads Asphalt Recycling Inc. for phase one of the 2015 city street paving […]

Magnificat High School welcomes home new president Jenifer Hebda Halliday

By Sue Botos Rocky River As an alumna and former teacher at Magnificat High School, it could be said that Jenifer Hebda Halliday came full circle when she began her tenure as school president on July 1. “It felt very natural. It felt like a homecoming,” said the 1995 graduate during a recent interview. Halliday, […]