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Options being considered for fire ladder truck replacement

By Sue Botos Rocky River City officials had planned on considering replacement of the fire department’s ladder truck in the near future. Now that the need for a new truck is urgent, firefighters are asking the process proceed carefully. “This is the one piece you buy that’s supposed to last a (firefighter’s) career,” fire Capt. […]

No injuries as RRHS light tower catches fire

Rocky River A heavy plume of gray smoke hovered over the Rocky River High School stadium around 6 p.m. Monday night as a light tower caught fire and burned. Fire Chief Aaron Lenart said the cause for the fire, which was contained to the inside of the pole, is under investigation. “This is the first […]

Rocky River native Ken Woodward explores religion from nuns to ‘nones’

By Sue Botos Rocky River Growing up in Rocky River during the late 1940s and 1950s is one of the biographical threads noted journalist and author Kenneth Woodward weaves through his book “Getting Religion: Faith, Culture and Politics from the Age of Eisenhower to the Era of Obama.” “I think of the book as a […]

Fitness waiver back in play for school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River After batting around the idea of waiving physical education requirements for several years, the board of education sided with phys-ed teachers last year, who felt participation in school sports, cheerleading and marching band can’t replace the benefits of their classes. However, the idea was put in play again during the […]