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‘Superhero’ pair to ‘Pedal to the Point’ in tandem

By Sue Botos Rocky River Keith and Emily Bryant may not be twins, but they have always been close. So when Keith was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in December 2012, his sister, younger by three years, immediately went to work researching the disease to find out what the family could do to help. Now the [...]

Invest in River campaign to ‘talk, tell and educate residents on need for income tax hike

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Mayor Pam Bobst called her staff together at the beginning of the 2008 recession, they knew that millions would need to be cut from the general fund over the coming years. They also agreed that this would be done in such a way that residents would notice little change [...]

Cronin resigns as director of Rocky River Public Library

Rocky River By Sue Botos The Board of Trustees of the Rocky River Public Library announced today, that library director Nick Cronin has resigned.  Cronin has served in the director’s post since 2010. A brief statement released by the board did not elaborate on the circumstances, stating Cronin left to “persue other opportunities”. Audra Bednarski, [...]

When it comes to FirstEnergy tree trimming, residents want to nip it in the bud

By Sue Botos Rocky River Wagar Road in Rocky River is known almost as much for its towering old trees as it is for being a major thoroughfare. But plans by FirstEnergy to do extensive trimming in the area has residents believing that the power company is barking up the wrong tree. “Late in June, [...]