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Assisted living wing, face-lift for apartments planned at The Normandy

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Normandy of Rocky River is well-known for providing seniors with independent apartment living as well as nursing care on a lushly landscaped campus, set back from Lake Road. Administrators now plan on adding assisted living to the facility’s menu. During its August meeting, the city planning commission gave preliminary […]

Faith and fate factored into Hudon man’s 9/11 survival

By Sue Botos Westshore If it weren’t for his company’s move from the 106th to the 91st floor of the World Trade Center’s north tower, George Sleigh might not be telling his story of surviving Sept. 11, 2001. “I was to find out later that no one above the 91st floor survived,” the British-born naval […]

Lakewood officials ask public to prescribe use for hospital land

By Sue Botos Westshore For about 100 years, Lakewood Hospital has stood at the heart of downtown Lakewood. Now city planners want to transplant new development to the property, and they are looking to the community for ideas. At the first in a series of “visioning workshops” on Aug. 19, planning and development Director Dru […]

City hopes to derail train noise concerns

By Sue Botos Rocky River To some, the sound of a train horn at night can be comforting. To others, it’s a nuisance that interrupts their slumber. With an increase in the number of trains rumbling through the city, Mayor Pam Bobst recently met with neighboring mayors as well as congressional representatives and Norfolk Southern […]