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Levy to be placed on ballot next year; amount and month undecided

By Sue Botos Rocky River Through careful budgeting and other money-saving measures, Rocky River school officials have extended the life of a 4.9-mill operating levy, passed in 2012; however, according to the latest version of the district’s five-year plan, the budget will flatline by 2020 without another cash infusion. “We’re starting to see the down […]

Parma/Parma Hts. residents in custody after kidnapping

Rocky River A Parma resident and two from Parma Heights are in custody after being arrested by Rocky River police within 10 minutes of a reported kidnapping attempt. Theodore F. Turay, 30, of Parma, and John W. Mann, 64, and Regina M. Capobianco, 48, of Parma Heights, were taken into custody at about 11 a.m. on […]

Shades of grey: School district counsel outlines levy campaign procedure

Rocky River By Sue Botos With the Rocky River City Schools in the market to place a levy on the ballot in 2017, administrators called on their legal counsel to lay out the specific “do’s and don’ts” of the process. During its October committee of the whole session, attorney Dan McIntyre presented the school board with […]

City memorials offer history and a chance to reflect

Rocky River By Sue Botos When addressing the gathering to commemorate the Blue Star Memorial near the city’s landmark clock tower, Mayor Bobst noted it had been a popular spot during the summer. “Many people may think of this as a Pokémon stop,” she said, referring to the popular video game, but this is an […]