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For Lutheran West team, special day is history

By Sue Botos Rocky River For the second time in as many years, Lutheran West will send a team to the State History Day competition in Columbus. Last year was the Longhorns’ debut in the contest during which high school and middle school students from throughout the state demonstrate their expertise in history with a [...]

Rocky River Muni Court again balances budget, reduces expenditures

By Sue Botos Rocky River For the 18th consecutive year, the Rocky River Municipal Court has remained deficit-free, according to the 2014 annual report. The document also shows that criminal and traffic case filings decreased by 2,797 from the previous year’s numbers, while civil cases rose by 203. “We try to be as frugal as [...]

Rocky River newcomer Greene, enters open race for Ohio House seat

    Westshore By Sue Botos         A second Rocky River Democrat announces District 16 candidacy Rocky River is traditionally thought of as a Republican stronghold, however, a second Democratic resident has entered a wide-open contest for the Ohio House District 16 seat. Tommy Greene, a third generation Northeast Ohioan, released a [...]

Bike patrol will offer police multi-use tool, bonding with community

By Sue Botos Rocky River With the recent negative publicity about law enforcement, police departments are looking for ways to connect with their communities. Rocky River’s newly minted bicycle patrol will not only provide this opportunity, but will give officers a versatile crime-fighting tool. “Community policing has significant benefits. If we have a relationship with [...]