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Lakewood voters to consider charter make over on Nov. 7 ballot

    By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD – Voters will decide Nov. 7 whether to update the charter, the legal document that outlines the powers and duties of the city government. A nine-member charter review commission, which reviewed the document over several months, proposed 13 changes, plus eliminating 20 pages and updating archaic language. Titled the […]

Rocky River Fall Arts Festival set for Saturday

  The first Rocky River Fall Arts Festival took place in 2009 when Mayor Pam Bobst wanted to celebrate the talents of residents and highlight the merchants of the Old Detroit Shopping Area. This year, the event is set for Saturday, Sept. 16 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and will feature the work of […]

Lakewood entrepreneur designs homes, friendships

  By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD- As president of the Downtown Lakewood Business Alliance and Grand Marshal of this year’s July 4th parade, David Stein knows the importance of building long-term relationships. When the owner of Plantation Home opened Cotton four years ago, his second store on Detroit Avenue, a call from a former colleague brought […]

RR teacher Sara Ziemnik named Ohio History Teacher of the Year

By SUE BOTOS ROCKY RIVER – Rocky River High School teacher Sara Ziemnik has been named Ohio History Teacher of the Year in recognition of her achievements in American history education. Ziemnik’s application was chosen by a panel of teachers and administrators from across the state, through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. She […]



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