Lakewood OH


Aloft deal to provide economic benefits to North Olmsted, officials say

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials believe a $14.4 million Aloft hotel and restaurant project and related 10-year tax abatement agreement can spur additional economic benefits in the city. City Council unanimously approved at its Nov. 17 meeting the 50-percent tax abatement for development of the Aloft Hotel and as yet undetermined restaurant […]

Prescription drugs a frequent route to addiction, judge says

The careful use of prescribed opiate drugs to control pain is an important step in stemming the heroin epidemic that has struck Cuyahoga County and many other parts of the country, Judge Michael Astrab said.

Bay animal group wants door left open for possible new kennel

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A volunteer group of residents reminded city officials at the Nov. 16 City Council meeting that the group still wants to be best friends to animals in need in Bay Village, and build a new kennel in the city. Noting council had an item on its agenda to remove consideration […]

Most murders committed within small geographic area, county prosecutor says

Timothy McGinty said that although the murder rate in the county is rising, the majority of killings are taking place in a confined geographical area. Two-thirds of the murders are committed within an region that amounts to 4 percent in area of the county, he said.