Lakewood OH


With no interim superintendent in place, residents simmer in frustration

The Board of Education met in executive session for several hours Monday night. Citing legal issues, board President Joe Shucofsky said he could not say if that meeting, or other executive session meetings held July 21 and 22, included interviews with potential interim superintendents.

Ex-coach could get 20 years in jail for charges

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore A former Bay High School JV boys basketball coach could get more than 20 years in prison after being indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury on sexual assault charges stemming from what officials term “inappropriate relationships” with two teenage girls. Kevin Fillinger, 26, of Fairview Park, is scheduled to be [...]

Invest in River campaign to ‘talk, tell and educate residents on need for income tax hike

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Mayor Pam Bobst called her staff together at the beginning of the 2008 recession, they knew that millions would need to be cut from the general fund over the coming years. They also agreed that this would be done in such a way that residents would notice little change [...]

No foul play suspected in North Olmsted woman’s death in metroparks

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted No foul play is suspected in the death of a 57-year-old North Olmsted woman whose body was found in water behind the Rocky RiverNature Center in the Cleveland Metroparks early Sunday afternoon, officials said. Metroparks officials said the body has been sent to the Cuyahoga County medical examiner’s office to [...]