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Historic Beach School will have modern flair as new preschool

By Sue Botos Rocky River The original portion of Beach School may be the district’s oldest building, but it will house its youngest students in a modern preschool environment come fall. During its first regular meeting of the year on Jan. 19, the school board approved financing for renovation of the building’s first floor to create […]

Rocky River ladder truck out of service indefinitely

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River Fire Department ladder truck involved in an accident last week remains out of service awaiting an insurance investigation. “It could have been much worse,” said fire Chief Aaron Lenart as he showed visitors the heavily damaged vehicle in the station garage. Largest of the city fleet, the […]

Hair of the head or ‘hair of the dog’, the Irish Barber is on the cutting edge

By Sue Botos Rocky River Walk into Sean Gormley’s barber shop and it feels like stepping into an Emerald Isle pub. Vintage-looking wooden floors and pews from a 100-year-old church highlight the waiting area where customers leaf through The Irish American News and watch American football or soccer on TV. There are no appointments here. […]

Kensington students had out-of-this-world NASA experience

By Sue Botos Rocky River Seven Kensington Intermediate School students didn’t need to travel to a galaxy far, far away to meet some challenges aerospace-style during Young Astronaut Day at the NASA Glenn Research Center. The fifth-graders, plus teachers Meredith Muccio and Linda Rocco, told the school board during a recent meeting, about their November […]