Lakewood OH


For St. Christopher students, staff, bald is beautiful

By Sue Botos Rocky River “SHAVE THAT HEAD” was the chant on a not very scary Friday the 13th at St. Christopher School in Rocky River. About 50 students and staff, including principal Joyce Needham “braved the buzz” and had their heads shaved during the annual St. Baldrick’s event to raise money for the research [...]

‘Enchanted evening’ raises funds for all-inclusive playground

By Sue Botos Rocky River Glittering gowns and sharp tuxedos made it seem like prom night had arrived early at Rocky River High School on Thursday. But the seniors strutting their stuff in front of a packed audience in the school commons area were doing more than previewing what they hope will be a magical [...]

New CPR machines can’t be beat in an emergency

By Sue Botos Rocky River When a person experiences cardiac arrest, beginning CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) as soon as possible can save a life. But performing 100 chest compressions per minute, as suggested by the American Heart Association, can be exhausting, and even dangerous for emergency responders. The Lucas 2 device, recently put into service by [...]

Former pro hockey player shares expertise, love of the game through Ohio Hockey Project

      Westshore by Sue Botos   The life of a pro athlete, especially at the minor league level isn’t easy. But for former hockey player Russ Sinkewich, the decision to retire at the beginning of the season was still difficult. “I loved it. I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Sinkewich said in a [...]