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Former pro hockey player shares expertise, love of the game through Ohio Hockey Project

      Westshore by Sue Botos   The life of a pro athlete, especially at the minor league level isn’t easy. But for former hockey player Russ Sinkewich, the decision to retire at the beginning of the season was still difficult. “I loved it. I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Sinkewich said in a [...]

New drone is the latest buzz among Magnificat science students

By Sue Botos Rocky River Look! Up in the air! It’s a bird, it’s a plane! It’s Magnificat High School’s latest teaching tool – a camera-equipped drone. “Drone up, heads down,” honors physics teacher Carolyn Wanzer advised her class. “There’s no telling what it’s going to do.” Wanzer piloted the circular drone, powered by four [...]

Seasoned city shakes off last year’s salt shortages

By Sue Botos Rocky River The North Coast has, thankfully, said farewell to the coldest February on record, surpassing even the so-called polar vortex of last year. But most communities, including Rocky River, have not been faced with the road salt shortages that made the winter of 2014 a slippery slope. Mayor Pam Bobst recently [...]

‘Lucky’ Holocaust survivor shares his story with Magnificat students

By Sue Botos Rocky River Holocaust survivor Joseph Klein is often asked why he willingly relives the atrocities of his past by giving presentations to young people. “I don’t want to,” said Klein before a recent talk at Magnificat High School, “but my late rabbi at the Warrensville Center Synagogue told me over 30 years [...]