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Detroit Road paving project delay puts the breaks on major street work

By Sue Botos Rocky River Plans by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to delay the paving of Detroit Road, possibly until 2018, have literally “kicked the can down the road” when it comes to major projects along the busy corridor, including the possible removal of the Marion Ramps. “Our plans are not to act […]

Rocky River man put heart and sole into Ironman competition

By Sue Botos Rocky River Despite a still healing broken ankle, not finishing the Lake Tahoe Ironman Triathlon on Sept. 20 was not an option for Rocky River resident Billy Weston. “Too many people came out to see me,” said the 33-year-old Key Bank employee who completed a grueling 2.4-mile swim, 110-mile bike ride and […]

Vacant land parcel brews up some heady history

By Sue Botos Rocky River Craft beer aficionados may know that portions of the Great Lakes Brewery, co-owned by Rocky River resident Pat Conway, are housed in the 1870s buildings which once served as horse stables, keg facilities and bottle storage for the Schlather Brewing Company from 1874 until it merged with the Cleveland and […]

Papal visit is ‘once in a lifetime’ experience for Magnificat students, staff

By Sue Botos Rocky River From the screaming crowd to the motorcade, flashing lights and sea of camera phones, it seemed like the arrival of the latest boy band was being captured on video by Magnificat junior Vivian Moussa. But the rock star was none other than Pope Francis, riding through Philadelphia in his “Popemobile” […]