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Locked doors were the key to a new career for local author

By Sue Botos Rocky River It could be said that author D.M. Pulley knows what life is like at the top. As an engineer working for a company that addresses structural failure in vintage buildings, Pulley had some unique views of Cleveland as she literally climbed around various landmarks. In fact, the netting swathing the […]

Take a walk on the wild side – veteran hiker says AT has something for everyone

By Sue Botos Rocky River The recently released film “A Walk in the Woods,” based on author Bill Bryson’s 875-mile Appalachian Trail journey, may inspire would-be hikers to lace up their boots. But according to hiker Gary Dittmar, anyone can enjoy the trail’s beauty and challenges, whether it’s the entire 2,180 miles from Springer Mountain, […]

School board candidates face off during League of Women Voters forum

By Sue Botos Rocky River Making a good school system even better was the theme as four candidates vying for two expiring Rocky River school board seats made their case at the League of Women Voters’ candidates forum on Sept. 24 at the Don Umerley Civic Center in Rocky River. Incumbent Scott Swartz will be […]

City Council narrowly approves county anti-poaching protocol

By Sue Botos Rocky River In a rare 4-3 vote, City Council has given the go-ahead to join other municipalities in signing the Cuyahoga County Business Retention and Attraction Protocol. The agreement is the renewal of a 2012 measure that bans communities from actively pursuing or encouraging relocation of a business from its current location […]