Lakewood OH


Baker to succeed Greenspan on County Council

Meeting at Rocky River’s Don Umerley Civic Center, Republican Party Central Committee members from District 1 voted for Baker over Brad Lamb, 34 to 13, to fill Dave Greenspan’s unexpired term.

City revises inspection fees, building permits

Rocky River By Sue Botos With some changes to inspection and permit fees, city officials hope to create a solid foundation for residents and businesses hoping to improve their properties. During its last legislative session of 2016, City Council put the finishing touches on an update of permit, inspection and license fees which will put […]

City and firefighters agree on three-year contract

Rocky River By Sue Botos The administration and Rocky River Fire Fighters Association Local #659 have reached a three-year agreement which, according to city officials, corrects the issue of rank differential pay in the department. In addition, the contract calls for fire lieutenants to be paid on par with their police counterparts. Approved by City […]

Family escapes Elm Street fire

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted There was nothing suspicious about an early morning fire last Thursday which caused an Elm Street family to leave their home, North Olmsted safety officials said. “We’re still looking into the exact cause, but there was nothing suspicious about it,” said Lt. Carl Schanz of the North Olmsted Fire Department. […]