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Four to vie for school board seats

Rocky River voters will have the choice, on the November 3 ballot, of three candidates, plus incumbent Scott Swartz to fill two school board seats. Vying for complete four year terms will be community activist and CPA, Diana Leitch, IT specialist and youth rugby coach John Zuercher, and Addie Olander, who has been active in […]

Teenager survives after jump from bridge

A Rocky River teenager survived an apparent suicide attempt Tuesday after he jumped off of the Clifton Road Bridge and into the Rocky River. Rocky River and Lakewood police were called to the bridge at about 9:45 a.m. on August 11. According to Rocky River police spokesman Lt. George Lichman, the boy landed in the […]

Students, staff will keep their cool with AC upgrades

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials are hoping that by the time classes begin Aug. 25, temperatures and tempers inside district buildings will not be rising. During a special meeting on July 22, the school board acted upon a resolution dispensing with competitive bidding for air conditioning work at Rocky River High, Kensington Intermediate […]

Close to Home: Rocky River resident is a ‘sole model’ for at-risk girls

You could say that Liz Ferro runs for her life – literally – and is sharing her journey with girls who have traveled the same road. “I actually work from my dining room table and then bring programming to the girls where they are,” wrote the founder of Girls With Sole, a program for at-risk […]