Lakewood OH


Ohio Connections Academy provides good educational opportunity, official says

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Officials at the Ohio Connections Academy combine traditional educational techniques with the company’s online expertise to provide a 21st-century education for its online students, a school official said recently. Angela Dobbins, the school outreach manager, gave a presentation about the kindergarten to 12th grade online school, at the Radisson Hotel […]

Strickland’s message blends traditional Democratic themes with progressive ideas

Ted Strickland touched on most of the themes traditionally championed by the Democratic Party during a talk to the West Shore Democrats July 21. Working families, public schools and labor interests were among the causes he promised to fight for if elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016.

Bay bleacher project cost estimates going up

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Superintendent Clint Keener said Friday Bay Village school officials are over their initial sticker shock at the $1.3 million estimate for putting in new bleachers for the district high school athletic field. While discussing the bleacher project during the July 20 school board meeting, Keener said district administration officials had noted […]

City to lighten energy load with unique cost savings program

By Sue Botos Rocky River City officials hope to cut energy costs at municipal buildings through a unique agreement with Gardiner Energy Services, which will require no upfront funding. At Monday’s last meeting before the August recess, City Council discussed a contract with Gardiner that will upgrade lighting, HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) and other […]