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Former NFL player trades in his cleats for firefighting gear; is inducted into Kent Hall of Fame

By Sue Botos Rocky River Rocky River firefighter Bob Hallen may now be battling fires rather than NFL defensive linemen, but teamwork is still the key component. “There are similarities. Football is a team sport where you count on the other guys. The fire service also works as a team, where you have to work [...]

District to address academic skills of transfer students

Of the 142 sophomores who took the Ohio Graduations Test last year, only 101 had been in the district since the end of their eighth-grade year. For the math test, 88.12 of those sophomores around since the eighth-grade passed, compared to 70.73 percent of sophomores who later transferred in.

Keener lauds students, staff for Bay’s strong report card showing

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Superintendent Clint Keener credited hard work by Bay students and staff in continuing Bay Village’s tradition of a strong showing in the annual state report card rankings released Sept. 12. “We are pleased with the continued improvement in growth displayed by our students as a result of their hard work [...]

Environmental science students examine Coe Creek

The high school students assisted employees of the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District in analyzing the health of Coe Creek. With Jared Bartley, the agency’s Rocky River Watershed Coordinator, the collected water samples in a search for macroinvertebrates, or creature without backbones that can be seen without a microscope. They found leeches, indicating the creek is healthy enough to sustain life.

 

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