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To the letter: City to explore grant opportunities for Detroit Road improvements

By Sue Botos Rocky River Safety-service Director Mary Kay Costello will be stirring up an alphabet soup of funding sources in an effort to find feasible solutions to improving traffic, pedestrian and bicycle flow on Detroit Road, one of which may involve the removal of the Marion Ramps. “In the future we will be seeing […]

Cleveland Clinic to invest thousands for Fairview Hospital Wellness Center facelift

By Sue Botos Rocky River After opening its Children’s Center for Autism at the Rocky River Civic Center in May, the Cleveland Clinic will further strengthen its lifeline to the city with $240,000 worth of upgrades to the Fairview Hospital Wellness Center at 3035 Wooster Road. During the Rocky River School Board’s June legislative session, […]

Residents continue to dispute proposed Lake Road development

After an initial appearance before City Council during its May 9 session, residents of Breezevale Cove turned out in greater numbers last week to protest a proposed Lake Road condominium project which they see as detrimental to the area. They also told council that they felt developer Andrew Brickman has not been up front with them about his plans.

School board sidelines fitness waiver

Rocky River By Sue Botos For about four years, the school board has played with the idea of waiving physical education requirements for students participating in sports, cheerleading and marching band. After fitness teachers came forward stating that their curriculum is not just about “gym class,” but teaches lasting skills, the school board agreed to […]