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Makerspace provides modern meeting place for creative students

By Sue Botos Rocky River There are those who think technology is isolating, robbing individuals of the ability to connect on a personal level. But don’t tell that to Rocky River students who recently used the high school’s new Makerspace, which not only provides cutting-edge equipment, but the chance for everyone to learn and collaborate [...]

New book lets fans ‘time travel’ through the movies

By Sue Botos Westshore “The movies are like a machine that generates empathy.” – Roger Ebert Lakewood-based film reviewer Byron Brubaker agrees with this quote from the late Chicago Sun-Times movie critic, but he likes to add his own twist. “The movies are like a time machine,” Brubaker recently told West Life. The North Canton [...]

City Council gives the go-ahead to snow parking ban

By Sue Botos Rocky River Residents used to parking their vehicles on city streets will have to make other arrangements once the snow starts to fly this winter. During its last legislative session, City Council gave the nod to legislation banning parking on city streets after snow reaches a depth of two inches during a [...]

City receives county funding for Executive Club teardown

By Sue Botos Rocky River After years of searching for owners through tangles of legal red tape, the abandoned Executive Club and neighboring Center Ridge Road office building may finally be headed for a date with the wrecking ball. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced at a news conference last week that more than 600 [...]