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Parents to present petition for daylong kindergarten to school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River A group of Rocky River parents has started a petition to gauge community support for an all-day kindergarten program. They plan to present the document to the board of education at its Nov. 11 meeting. “We’re getting a lot of feedback. A lot of people have the same kind of […]

Leitch, Olander defeat incumbent Swartz in Rocky River school board race

    Rocky River By Sue Botos When the Rocky River Board of education convenes for its January organizational meeting, it will have a dramatically different look from the year before. Three of the five members will be entering their first elected terms as challengers Diana Leitch and Addie Olander defeated 12-year board veteran and […]

Q and A with Rocky River school board candidates

By Sue Botos Rocky River West Life recently posed the following questions to the four Rocky River Board of Education candidates running for full, four-year terms: Diana Leitch, Addie Olander, Scott Swartz and John Zuercher. Q: It’s been firmly established that Rocky River is a superior school system. What would you do to make further […]

City officials hope projects won’t be under the weather

By Sue Botos Rocky River Depending on the whims of Mother Nature, city officials expect the numerous street and infrastructure projects now underway to be completed by the end of November. Safety-service Director Mary Kay Costello has announced that part one of this year’s repaving program has been completed. The $1,285,936 project, bolstered by the […]