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Blue Star Memorial latest addition to clock tower ‘time capsule’

Rocky River By Sue Botos The iconic Rocky River Clock Tower at the intersection of Avalon Drive and Lake Road is a time capsule of city history. Designed in 1912 in a Tudor style reflecting nearby street names, it was badly damaged by a windstorm in 1956. Thanks to the support of a fundraising committee, […]

Law enforcement to present community forum on local crime

By Sue Botos Rocky River In the wake of recent high profile crimes committed in the area over the past few weeks, representatives from local and county law enforcement agencies will present a crime prevention and solutions community meeting on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Rocky River Civic Center. The event is sponsored […]

Orange barrels offer sweet inspiration for Rocky River baker

By Sue Botos Rocky River Everyone has heard the old adage “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” But when life gave Scott Totten, owner of Great Scott’s Bakery, orange traffic barrels, he made cupcakes. With a humorous nod to the water line replacement work that has turned Wooster Road into a northbound-only obstacle course, […]

Friends old and new bid Emil Rosol adieu; Memorial Hall renamed in his honor

Rocky River By Sue Botos As Emil Rosol looked at a packed Rocky River Memorial Hall on Sept. 29, he seemed amazed dozens of family members, friends and co-workers past and present, turned out to wish him well in his retirement after 30 years of overseeing the City Hall campus. “This is so emotional.  It […]