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City reaches agreement with treatment plant employees

By Sue Botos Rocky River The city has reached an agreement with members of the Rocky River Wastewater Employee’s Association on a labor contract retroactively effective from January 2014, through 2016. Councilman John Shepherd explained the pact was agreed upon by the employee union and members of the treatment plant management team, which consists of [...]

Permanent improvement levy to be on May ballot

Money raised through permanent improvement levies can only be used for capital projects with an expected life of five years of greater. Examples are building repairs; technology infrastructure, such as computers and networks; and safety and security enhancements. Permanent improvement dollars may not be used to pay employees’ salaries and benefits.

Democrats must focus on issues, organization, new chairman says

The Ohio Democratic Party can recover from its disastrous showing in statewide elections this past fall, and it new chairman, David Pepper, said he has a plan to do so. Pepper shared his plan with the Westlake Democratic Club at its Jan. 20 meeting at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 25.

TV show reveals likely motive of 2007 murder suspect

The TNT program “Cold Justice” says Timothy Sheline lied to police about his whereabouts the day 67-year-old Gwen Bewley was murdered.