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Spring break equals volunteering for local college students

To many college students, spring break means a trip south to a warm climate with cold beers. For others, it means a trip back to home to the parents and a week off from classes.

Rocky River student serves as his brother’s inspiration

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Max Barrow saw his brother Sam getting bullied at school, it made him angry. “When I’m angry, I let it be known,” the 2012 Rocky River High School graduate said during an interview. Even though Max often felt slighted throughout Sam’s battle with brain cancer, he knew this was [...]

Cartoonist draws a crowd to share his ‘Pearls’ of wisdom

By  Sue Botos Rocky River Cartoonist Stephan Pastis is the first to admit that one of the best parts of his job is getting complaints from those who are offended by his edgy, often politically incorrect comic strip, “Pearls Before Swine.” But his fans outnumber his critics, judging from the standing-room-only crowd of over 400 [...]

‘Gilded Age’ author puts in a good word for Cleveland in debut novel

Rocky River By Sue Botos Author Claire McMillan describes herself as a “recovering attorney,” but she could also add “Cleveland Ambassador” to her resume. The native of Pasadena, Calif., who now calls her husband’s family farm near Cleveland home, told an audience at the Rocky River Public Library that she saw the city as the [...]

 

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