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Democratic candidates rail against shortened early vote, state administration

By Sue Botos Rocky River The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to delay the start of early voting in Ohio became a rallying point for Cuyahoga County Democrats during a candidates night on Sept. 30 at the Don Umerley Civic Center in Rocky River. Sponsored by the combined western Cuyahoga County Democratic Clubs, the event was [...]

Artist, poet, author Richard Flaherty was known for historic prints

By Sue Botos Rocky River Richard Flaherty was well-known for his artwork and poetry, once assisting the Rocky River Historical Society fundraising drive with a donation of original prints depicting the city’s iconic clock tower. The Rocky River native, 81, passed away on Sept. 30 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga. The fourth [...]

Burgers, fries and ‘mellow’ pies on tap for Rocky River food scene

By Sue Botos Rocky River Foodies – particularly burger, french fry and shake aficionados – will soon have more on their plate in Rocky River. According to city building Commissioner Kevin Beirne, there is a “99 percent certainty” that Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes will be opening its first Ohio location on Center Ridge Road [...]

First woman City Council member ‘addresses’ suffragist tea

By Sue Botos Fairview Park Take away the cellphones, laptop computer and other technology, and it was easy for a visitor to be transported back to a more elegant time during an Oct. 3 luncheon at the Gemini Center. The event marked the 100th anniversary of the 1914 women’s suffrage march in downtown Cleveland and [...]