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Music is ‘All in the Family’ for Archie and the Bunkers

By Sue Botos Rocky River Emmett and Cullen O’Connor may be teenagers, but there’s nothing “boy band” about their duo Archie and the Bunkers. “We’re pretty loud and the organ is the only melodic instrument. It’s got that fast, heavy, raw edge to it,” explained drummer Emmett, 17, describing the band’s “Hi-Fi organ punk” sound […]

Rocky River man put heart and sole into Ironman competition

By Sue Botos Rocky River Despite a still healing broken ankle, not finishing the Lake Tahoe Ironman Triathlon on Sept. 20 was not an option for Rocky River resident Billy Weston. “Too many people came out to see me,” said the 33-year-old Key Bank employee who completed a grueling 2.4-mile swim, 110-mile bike ride and […]

Papal visit is ‘once in a lifetime’ experience for Magnificat students, staff

By Sue Botos Rocky River From the screaming crowd to the motorcade, flashing lights and sea of camera phones, it seemed like the arrival of the latest boy band was being captured on video by Magnificat junior Vivian Moussa. But the rock star was none other than Pope Francis, riding through Philadelphia in his “Popemobile” […]

Locked doors were the key to a new career for local author

By Sue Botos Rocky River It could be said that author D.M. Pulley knows what life is like at the top. As an engineer working for a company that addresses structural failure in vintage buildings, Pulley had some unique views of Cleveland as she literally climbed around various landmarks. In fact, the netting swathing the […]