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No more open door policy for trash pickup

By Sue Botos Rocky River In a continuing effort to make refuse collection more efficient and safe, city service workers will no longer enter structures to retrieve rubbish. Safety-service Director Mary Kay Costello has announced that letters are on their way to residents, stating that as of Feb. 2, trash must be placed outside of [...]

Magnificat teacher masters recycling through county program

By Sue Botos Rocky River When it comes to recycling, it’s as much about “paying it forward” as it is about repurposing items. Passing along information about how to decrease waste was just one of the tools science teacher Heidi Paul brought back to Magnificat High School after graduating with the first class of the [...]

Roll, ‘green’ tide: City to launch new stormwater demo at Rocky River Park

By Sue Botos Rocky River The city will continue to explore ways to stem the flow of stormwater runoff with a second green infrastructure demonstration project slated for Rocky River Park in the spring. “This represents another addition to the city’s portfolio of leading-edge projects,” commented Tom Evans of URS Corp. during a meeting outlining [...]

Welcome House expands services to include UCP clients

By Sue Botos Westshore Welcome House, a Westlake-based organization that has been serving individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the Greater Cleveland area for over 40 years, recently expanded to include those formerly served by United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Cleveland. According to Welcome House Director Tony Thomas, in early December, 51 of 53 eligible individuals [...]