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No injuries as RRHS light tower catches fire

Rocky River A heavy plume of gray smoke hovered over the Rocky River High School stadium around 6 p.m. Monday night as a light tower caught fire and burned. Fire Chief Aaron Lenart said the cause for the fire, which was contained to the inside of the pole, is under investigation. “This is the first […]

Rocky River native Ken Woodward explores religion from nuns to ‘nones’

By Sue Botos Rocky River Growing up in Rocky River during the late 1940s and 1950s is one of the biographical threads noted journalist and author Kenneth Woodward weaves through his book “Getting Religion: Faith, Culture and Politics from the Age of Eisenhower to the Era of Obama.” “I think of the book as a […]

Fitness waiver back in play for school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River After batting around the idea of waiving physical education requirements for several years, the board of education sided with phys-ed teachers last year, who felt participation in school sports, cheerleading and marching band can’t replace the benefits of their classes. However, the idea was put in play again during the […]

Indoor track and field given green light by school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River Elite track and field athletes can now represent Rocky River High School at winter meets after the school board approved a proposal for indoor track and field. During its Feb. 8 committee of the whole session, the board heard from high school Principal Rob Winton and Athletic Director Mark Wagner […]