Lakewood OH


World Changers spread joy one project at a time

By Sue Botos Rocky River While many teenagers spend their summer break from school working at fast food restaurants or on their tans, more than 12,000 students throughout the country have paid about $250 each to work for free. For the past week, 510 of these students, representing church groups from Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, [...]

‘Superhero’ pair to ‘Pedal to the Point’ in tandem

By Sue Botos Rocky River Keith and Emily Bryant may not be twins, but they have always been close. So when Keith was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in December 2012, his sister, younger by three years, immediately went to work researching the disease to find out what the family could do to help. Now the [...]

Instruments emerge from cases at summer band camp

Music teacher Scott Rovniak’s two summer programs – a concert band program for fifth- and sixth-graders and a jazz ensemble class for those in grades six through eight – concluded July 2 with a concert in the middle school gymnasium.

Former Rocky River resident encourages others to take genealogy journey

By Sue Botos Westshore Families usually have stories that are passed down from generation to generation, but few actually take the time to record these tales. Former Rocky River resident Kathy Walsh was so inspired by her grandmother’s life that she not only wrote a book, but is helping others to research their roots. “Many [...]