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RRHS teacher experiences ‘joyful’ African adventure

By Sue Botos Rocky River Asked to describe the people she met during her July journey to the African country of Mozambique, Rocky River High School biology teacher Ann Brokaw sums it up in one word: “joyful.” “For as little as they have, and the fact that they’re hauling water every day, and they’re cooking […]

Porter offers access to abundance of databases

West Life asked Porter Director Andrew Mangels and Adult Services Manager Debbie Loiacono to highlight a few useful databases that might interest area residents.

Rocky River student/teacher duo give a voice to WWII ‘Silent Hero”

By Sue Botos Rocky River About 10,000 soldiers rest in the American Cemetery next to the beach in Normandy, France. World War II and time may have silenced their voices, but thanks to the work of 15 student-teacher teams from around the country, each year more of their stories are being told. Rocky River High […]

Persimmon Drive home to shady gardeners

The towering trees of the Cleveland Metroparks’ Bradley Wood Reservation have been good to the shade gardens of Persimmon Drive. At least according to the judges of the annual Westlake in Bloom gardening contest.