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Children’s author seeks to turn the page on bullying

By Sue Botos Rocky River Not many adults would invite a child to insult them. But that’s exactly what children’s author and advocate Trudy Ludwig did during visits to Kensington Intermediate and Goldwood Primary schools last week. This was not just a random request. Ludwig used the role play exercise to illustrate “Trudy’s Empower Tool [...]

City recognized for decrease in injury-causing traffic accidents

By Sue Botos Rocky River An annual study run by the Ohio Department of Public Safety has revealed that Rocky River has seen a 32-percent reduction in fatal and injury-causing traffic accidents between 2012 and 2013. The findings put the city in first place for municipalities with populations between 15,000 and 25,000. “Law enforcement, public [...]

Young business owners help customers feel the ‘Vibe’ of a healthy lifestyle

By Sue Botos Rocky River Childhood friends Sam Rego, Austin Snyder and James Ryan may have joked about going into business together when they met in grade school at Lakewood Catholic Academy. But it was the gift of a juice maker one Christmas that really stirred the idea for FruitVibe cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices. [...]

School district among honorees at chamber of commerce awards luncheon

By Sue Botos Rocky River After the passage of a capital improvements bond issue in 2010, the Rocky River school district took on a three-year project of major renovations to the Goldwood Primary, Kensington Intermediate and especially Rocky River High schools. Aside from new music and science wings at the high school and secure visitor [...]