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Rocky River businesses to be highlighted during WVIZ auction

By Sue Botos Rocky River Insomniacs and shopaholics, rejoice! It’s time, once again, for Northeast Ohio’s rite of spring: the annual WVIZ/PBS televised auction. This year it will air from April 24 to April 27 (3 p.m. to 1 a.m. tomorrow and Friday, and noon until 1 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday). For the second [...]

Green infrastructure project at City Hall to ‘go with the flow’

By Sue Botos Rocky River City Hall’s employee parking lot off of Hilliard Boulevard doubles as the overflow lot for the city pool during the summer months. But it’s also not unusual for geese to be swimming in the large puddles that gather after a heavy rain or snow melt. Now the city plans to [...]

Builder not baffled by vague protest

By Sue Botos Rocky River The first phase of Brighton Chase, the upscale apartment community rising from the rubble of the Rockport Shopping Center, is planned to be unveiled in May. However, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters has chosen this time to wage a low-key protest of the project’s employment of nonunion workers. Six [...]

Athletics department seeks to strengthen student code of conduct

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials will be considering the possibility of more stringent penalties for student-athletes caught violating the district code of conduct regarding alcohol and drug use. Athletics Director Mark Wagner told the school board at its April committee of the whole session that after incidents involving underage drinking last year, the [...]