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Manoloff will not seek re-election to Rocky River school board

  By SUE BOTOS ROCKY RIVER – Rocky River school board member Rick Manoloff has announced that he will not seek re-election in November. In May of 2015, Manoloff was appointed to fill the vacancy created by the departure of Jay Milano. He ran for the remainder of Milano’s term in November of that year, […]

Local business owner hopes to receive the blessing of city officials to repurpose historic church

  By SUE BOTOS ROCKY RIVER – A local business owner hopes to receive the blessing of city officials to repurpose a historic church. Attorney Mike Harvey, representing Tom Goecke, owner of Rocky River-based ShieldMark, brought a proposal before the city Planning Commission at its July 11 meeting which would convert the former Lighthouse Alliance […]

Welsh Home hopes to recover memories as iconic pond is renovated

  By SUE BOTOS ROCKY RIVER – Back in 1921, when the farm that was to become the Welsh Home was purchased by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Welsh Society of Cleveland, the house was described as having nine bedrooms, two living rooms and five bathrooms. The property also included six cows, calves, a bull, […]

Project SOAR to take flight against opioid epidemic

  By SUE BOTOS LAKEWOOD- As an inner-ring Cleveland suburb, Lakewood has been greatly impacted by the opioid crisis. Last year, 141 individuals overdosed, 31 of those fatally. In 2015, those numbers stood at 46 and 9, respectively. The Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Emergency Department saw 158 drug overdose cases between January 2016 and March 2017 […]



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