Lakewood OH


Magnificat teacher masters recycling through county program

By Sue Botos Rocky River When it comes to recycling, it’s as much about “paying it forward” as it is about repurposing items. Passing along information about how to decrease waste was just one of the tools science teacher Heidi Paul brought back to Magnificat High School after graduating with the first class of the [...]

Town center portion of draft master plan draws strong interest

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Residents and officials look at creating a town center for North Olmsted as one the most interesting parts of the draft master plan update being presented to the Municipal Planning Commission Jan. 28. North Olmsted Planning and Development Director Kim Wenger said that part of the proposal drew strong interest [...]

Roll, ‘green’ tide: City to launch new stormwater demo at Rocky River Park

By Sue Botos Rocky River The city will continue to explore ways to stem the flow of stormwater runoff with a second green infrastructure demonstration project slated for Rocky River Park in the spring. “This represents another addition to the city’s portfolio of leading-edge projects,” commented Tom Evans of URS Corp. during a meeting outlining [...]

Westlake author pens children’s travel book

Rosie Rabbit, a fury travel guid,e is the creation of Westlake author Diane Herak, who for many years wrote feature articles for the Westlake Times newspaper. The mother of eight and grandmother of 17, Herak has incorporated memories of her own travels in what will be series of books.