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Magnificat High School welcomes home new president Jenifer Hebda Halliday

By Sue Botos Rocky River As an alumna and former teacher at Magnificat High School, it could be said that Jenifer Hebda Halliday came full circle when she began her tenure as school president on July 1. “It felt very natural. It felt like a homecoming,” said the 1995 graduate during a recent interview. Halliday, […]

Rain or shine, it was a fine time at River Days

By Sue Botos Rocky River The rain Sunday may have driven away the Memory Lane Car show, and caused the “Pie in the Park” concert with Beatles tribute band Revolution Pie to be moved indoors, but skies were blue and temperatures warm on Saturday for the annual River Days celebration at City Hall Park. But […]

State to help offset user fees for MARCS emergency radios

By Sue Botos Rocky River Thanks to a provision in the recently approved state budget, communities using MARCS (Multi-Agency Radio Communications System) will see user fees drop by half. “There has been some concern over user fees, and now the state will provide some funding to help pay down debt,” Mayor Pam Bobst told City […]

Student Citizen Police Academy offers teens a different type of ‘summer camp’

By Sue Botos Rocky River Since its beginning in 2011, Rocky River’s Citizen Police Academy has given residents an up-close look at police work. Now, a new version, the Student Citizen Police Academy (SCPA), lets high school students experience the daily operation of the station. Mayor Pam Bobst said that the idea for the student […]