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Hockey locker room project to break ground this week

By Sue Botos Rocky River After about 18 months of planning, work is scheduled to begin this week on the new hockey locker room addition to the Hamilton Ice Arena. “This embodied a true partnership,” Councilman at Large Brian Sindelar stated at last week’s City Council legislative session, referring to the cooperation between the city, [...]

City Council clerk Kurokawa to retire in September

By Sue Botos Rocky River A familiar face will be missing from City Council meetings by the end of September when council clerk Misao Kurokawa retires. “This is a great job. I’ll be sorry to go, but it’s time,” Kurokawa stated before a recent council meeting. She has held the council clerk’s position for 15 [...]

Rocky River Bright Spot garden rooted in family tradition

By Sue Botos Rocky River Driving along Lake Road in Rocky River, it’s hard to miss Thomas Savoca’s front yard. A virtual kaleidoscope of colors spills from large urns, flowing into a border of more flowers circling a manicured lawn. This was the vision that earned Savoca a place on this year’s list of Bright [...]

Council approves Avalon water line work before summer recess

By Sue Botos Rocky River City Council has put the wheels in motion to begin water main rehabilitation work on Avalon Drive. At its last session before the August break, council approved legislation entering into a contract with Utilicon Corp. for the job, which is expected to cost $489,081. Utilicon’s bid was $9,860 less than [...]