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Indoor track and field given green light by school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River Elite track and field athletes can now represent Rocky River High School at winter meets after the school board approved a proposal for indoor track and field. During its Feb. 8 committee of the whole session, the board heard from high school Principal Rob Winton and Athletic Director Mark Wagner […]

Homeboy Industries gives former gang members hope for the future

By Sue Botos Rocky River With his white beard and jovial manner, Fr. Greg Boyle resembles Santa Claus. The similarity is even stronger when former gang members talk about the gift the Jesuit priest and his organization Homeboy Industries have given them: respect and opportunity. Boyle, along with two participants, or “Homies” from his Los […]

Lutheran West among those recognized by Rocky River Chamber

By Sue Botos Rocky River Lutheran West High School was honored with the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce 2017 Quality Business Award at the chamber’s annual recognition luncheon on Jan. 26 at the Emerald Event Center in Avon. “We chose Lutheran West because the school’s involvement in the business community is exceptional and provides real-life […]

Valley View sewer rates stay steady despite Lakewood increase

Rocky River By Sue Botos The city of Lakewood continues to raise its sewer rates, but the Valley View section of Rocky River, which sends its wastewater to the Lakewood treatment plant, will not feel the pinch. City Council has introduced legislation authorizing officials to make up the difference in cost between the Rocky River […]