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Welsh Home administrator brings experience, enthusiasm to job

By Sue Botos Rocky River New Welsh Home administrator Sarah Koch has always valued teamwork. The Berea High School graduate says when she was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009, she was the only person, that she was aware of, who had received 12 varsity letters; four each in soccer, swimming [...]

Navy SEALs forerunners chronicled in Westlake native’s book

Formed to emulate an Italian underwater combat team that had blown up several British ships in the harbor of Alexandria, Eqypt, in December 1941, the Maritime Unit (MU) developed innovative tactics and equipment. Patrick O’Donnell traces how primitive versions of scuba equipment were gradually improved so MU members could spend extended periods of time under water.

Ring out the old by repurposing, recycling

By Sue Botos Westshore ‘Twas the day after Christmas and all down the street was paper, cardboard and plastic, piled up several feet. … This is one holiday tale to which the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District and local officials hope to give another ending, through the repurposing of commonly discarded items. Doreen Schreiber, [...]

Hometown journalist Mike McIntyre happy to keep the local beat

By Sue Botos Rocky River During her introduction of the November luncheon speaker, local journalist Mike McIntyre, Rocky River Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Manning noted that McIntyre was selected as backup to May speaker Martin Savidge in the event that Savidge was called to report on a breaking news event for CNN. “That’s [...]