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Fall into autumn with annual arts festival, Junk in the Trunk

By Sue Botos Rocky River Collectors of treasures old and new will have a busy day Saturday when the Fall Arts Festival returns to Downtown River from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and the Rocky River Senior Center hosts its popular Junk in the Trunk sale from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The arts festival, [...]

Teens paint a picture of communications past, present and future with library mural

By Sue Botos Rocky River As the school year gets into full swing, a popular topic of lunchroom conversation is, no doubt, what everyone did over summer break. While the usual tales of vacations and camps will be popular, there are about a dozen students with something quite different to share: creating an original work [...]

Restructuring of bonds to save city over $1 million over 10 years

By Sue Botos Rocky River Prior to its August recess, City Council began the process of restructuring debt for several road projects and for the Don Umerley Civic Center. It was hoped that the procedure would add about $826,000 to the city budget over 10 years. When council reconvened on Sept. 2, Mayor Pam Bobst [...]

Cravings Cafe expands menu; planning commission considers building addition

By Sue Botos Rocky River Cravings Cafe has grown a lot since its beginnings in an old greenhouse on Lake Road. For 20 years, the cafe, now located at 19701 Lake Road, has been a popular spot for coffee, tea, pastries and sandwiches. A recent branching out into Thai cuisine has proved so popular that [...]