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Rocky River-Nepal connection: Cleveland Clinic doctor goes home to help with Nepal earthquake relief

By Sue Botos Rocky River Cleveland Clinic physician Rajesh Pandey, M.D., was in San Diego for a conference when his brother and a cousin, also living in the U.S., called on April 25 with news of a devastating earthquake that had struck their home country of Nepal. Although busy in the neonatology fellowship program of […]

‘Fort Lee Burneson’ marks 25 years of time travel

The annual May event, along with a field trip to Gettysburg National Military Park, the site of the famous battle, is the culmination of the eighth-graders’ study of the U.S. Civil War. Students don period costumes to take on the roles of Civil War soldiers and proper ladies of the era, as the school gymnasium becomes “Fort Lee Burneson” for a night.

Rotarians provide help ‘outside of the box’ for Nepal earthquake victims

By Sue Botos Rocky River Kanchan Adhikary does not hesitate when asked the date of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated his home country of Nepal. “April 25,” responded the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Club member. Although his two sisters live in the U.S., he immediately thought of his extended family in Nepal, including nieces, nephews, cousins […]

On the road again: Coast to coast trekker retraces steps to Rocky River

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Joe Hurley visited Rocky River in May 2004, he didn’t stay long, stopping only briefly to chat with fishermen at Bradstreet’s Landing before he continued down Lake Road. He was on a tight schedule, hoping to reach the Rocky Mountains before the snow flew. Not a problem – unless […]