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Planners ask for public input on Center Ridge makeover

By Sue Botos Rocky River/Fairview Park Before a public meeting May 17 at Goldwood Primary School in Rocky River concerning possible improvements to Center Ridge Road, attendees were asked to spot trouble areas; literally. Alex Pesta of City Architecture asked people to look over a large aerial map of the busy thoroughfare, covering the area […]

Neighbors stew over rooms with a view; Brickhaus to propose Lake Road project

By Sue Botos Rocky River Neighbors of a proposed lakeside condominium project are taking what they feel is a proactive approach to stop it from becoming a reality. However, rezoning and other variances promise a long trip through city commissions for what developer Andrew Brickman feels is a needed housing option for the city. “I […]

City arborist branches out; plants new forestry master plan and web column

By Sue Botos Rocky River There’s much more to planting a tree than just digging a hole and plopping in a random sapling. Many factors such as species, soil condition and full height should be considered for a successful forestry project. Arborist Rich Snyder has been rooting out these and other variables while compiling a […]

It’s official! Elle’s finger painting grasps world record

By Sue Botos Rocky River The anticipation was high as Guinness Book of World Records official Kelli Ferrick, made her way around the enormous finger painting which covered most of the field at the Force Fitness facility on Saturday. She studied the seven 100-foot by 42-foot canvases, which have collected probably thousands of finger prints […]