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City begins feasibility study for updated police station

By Sue Botos Rocky River Back in the mid-1950s, when the Rocky River City Hall complex was built, it was a different world. The technology used routinely today was the stuff of science fiction, and security measures consisted of locking a door at night. Times have changed, however, and police Chief Kelly Stillman feels it’s […]

Old friends honored with Eriewood Memorial Garden

Eriewood Drive could probably be a poster neighborhood for Rocky River. Neighbors, ranging from young families to seniors, wave while walking down the street. Some meet for a book club. A Halloween block party is held each year. Moms gather at the bus stop to see their children off in the morning.

Rocky River residents bask in the national glow of the RNC

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention may not have had the best seats in the house at Quicken Loans Arena, but a number of Rocky River residents were able to get an up-close view of the proceedings which left the party with Donald Trump as its contender for the November election.

Here’s the church; where’s the steeple? Water from above not a blessing for St. Thomas

Rocky River By Sue Botos Since 1959, the steeple of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Rocky River had pointed to the heavens. But recently the city landmark was brought to earth. Responding to a question about the steeple’s demise, Pastor Eric Van Scyoc said via e-mail, “It has been a good steeple and structurally sound. […]