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Rocky River schools consider saying ‘OHYES’ to student health and safety survey

By Sue Botos Rocky River When it comes to risky behaviors like drinking and drug use, it’s often tough to get accurate information from teens. School officials hope that participation in OHYES! (Ohio Healthy Youth Environments Survey) may help paint an accurate picture to better gauge needed services. During the school board’s August committee of […]

Bay parking lot work could extend into spring

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Work on making the City Hall and municipal tennis courts parking lot into a more “green” facility could extend into the spring after City Council reversed an earlier decision and approved awarding the contract at a special meeting Aug. 17. “We are moving forward with the project,” Mayor Debbie Sutherland […]

Whole Foods grand opening set for Sept. 23

By Sue Botos Rocky River Seeds planted by a grassroots campaign in 2009 to open a Whole Foods in Rocky River will attain full bloom when the much-anticipated healthy foods market opens its doors on Sept. 23 in the River Square Shopping Plaza on Detroit Road. “That Facebook page helped,” the store’s team leader, John […]

New St. Raphael church to be blessing for generations, pastor says

During the dedication Mass, Bishop Richard Lennon prayed over and blessed several parts of the new church, including the lectern, the organ, the baptismal font and the presider’s chair. Later, the bishop anointed and blessed the altar in a side chapel, to be called the Franciscan Chapel. Lennon also anointed the walls of the church with holy oil at four locations.