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Invest in River campaign to ‘talk, tell and educate residents on need for income tax hike

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Mayor Pam Bobst called her staff together at the beginning of the 2008 recession, they knew that millions would need to be cut from the general fund over the coming years. They also agreed that this would be done in such a way that residents would notice little change [...]

Cronin resigns as director of Rocky River Public Library

Rocky River By Sue Botos The Board of Trustees of the Rocky River Public Library announced today, that library director Nick Cronin has resigned.  Cronin has served in the director’s post since 2010. A brief statement released by the board did not elaborate on the circumstances, stating Cronin left to “persue other opportunities”. Audra Bednarski, [...]

When it comes to FirstEnergy tree trimming, residents want to nip it in the bud

By Sue Botos Rocky River Wagar Road in Rocky River is known almost as much for its towering old trees as it is for being a major thoroughfare. But plans by FirstEnergy to do extensive trimming in the area has residents believing that the power company is barking up the wrong tree. “Late in June, [...]

Taste of success: 2014 Taste/Buy River biggest ever

By Sue Botos Rocky River Uncertain weather may have driven away the annual Memory Lane Car Show last weekend, but it was full speed ahead for the 10th Taste of River/Buy River, which saw a record crowd sampling offerings from 16 businesses. Based on ticket sales the event, sponsored by Giant Eagle and the Presidential [...]