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Rocky River schools to give students an edge with Capstone program

By Sue Botos Rocky River If all goes as hoped, the Rocky River School District will soon be offering students another tool to gain an edge in the competition for acceptance into prestigious colleges and universities. At the Board of Education’s October legislative session, science teacher Daryl Knauss and guidance counselor Erin Pontikos outlined plans [...]

Rocky River income tax issue, charter amendments win in a big way

By Sue Botos Rocky River The work of Invest in River, a grassroots committee of local residents, may have come to an end with passage of a 0.5-percent tax increase. But the job has just begun for city officials, who must decide where the initial $2.3 million expected to be generated annually can be put [...]

Jamie Mason named Rocky River library director

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River Public Library Board of Trustees has announced that Jamie Mason has been appointed library director, effective Nov. 5. “We have great confidence in Jamie’s leadership skills, his vision for the library and his concern for our staff,” commented board President Audra Bednarski. Mason has been the library’s [...]

Norfolk Southern on track to add more trains

By Sue Botos Rocky River Resident train watchers may soon notice a few additional freights rumbling through the city. At City Council’s last committee of the whole session, Mayor Pam Bobst said that she had recently met with Bill Harris, assistant vice president for government relations at Norfolk Southern Corp. She said he indicated that [...]