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Local farmers markets offer a fresh crop of produce and fun

  By Sue Botos Westshore – Summer makes its way to the Westshore, it’s time for foodies to grab their shopping bags (reusable, of course) and head out to the neighborhood farmers markets sprouting throughout the area. Although market managers note that grocery stores have tried to take a bite out of farmers market business […]

Council approves pay bump for mayor, law director

  By Sue Botos Rocky River – For the first time in eight years, City Council has raised the mayor and law director’s salaries in what Council President Jim Moran referred to as housekeeping measures during a recent City Council session. Beginning January 1, 2018, the compensation for the mayor’s position will rise from $81,500 […]

Be alert for credit card scams

Rocky River – Area residents and businesses have recently reported to Rocky River police about attempted telephone scams involving the purchase of gift cards for the payment as for nonexistent debts. The victim usually receives a phone call indicating they owe money, often to the IRS or a utility or that funds are needed to get […]

‘Heroin to Hope’ spotlights experiences, questions and answers on opioid epidemic

By Sue Botos Lakewood – It could be said Sue Bonamino and Bethany Edmunds represent two sides of a coin. Two of Bonamino’s children became addicted to heroin, one succumbing to what experts define as a disease. Edmunds became dependent on the drug, which cost her the custody of her children. The women were featured […]



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