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Historic Cowan Pottery marker to be solid sign of the past

By Sue Botos Rocky River Commuters on their way to and from work or the coffee shop may not notice the old yellow farmhouse at 19621 Lake Road on the very eastern end of Rocky River. If anyone is curious about this remnant of Rocky River’s agricultural past, they must pull into the neighboring parking […]

Student’s short movie to be shown at film festival

Westlake High School freshman Katie Cirincione’s animated short film, “Checkers the Cat,” was accepted in this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival, which runs March 30-April 10 at Tower City Cinemas.

River Sprouts cultivates city’s agricultural roots to fight hunger

By Sue Botos Rocky River Years ago, much of Rocky River was blanketed in greenhouses and small “truck farms.” Now developed into residential neighborhoods such as Christensen Estates and West River Estates, the land once yielded food for the growing region. Fifth-grader Samantha Manoloff hopes to reach back to those roots to tackle the present […]

Geography is the buzz for Ohio National Geographic State Bee semifinalist

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Nathan Budge is old enough to drive, chances are he won’t have to ask for directions very often. The sixth-grader recently used his vast knowledge of places and spaces to qualify as a semifinalist in the 2016 Ohio National Geographic State Bee, to be held at Grandview Heights High […]