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City mulling trapping problems with nuisance animals

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted City Council is looking at ways to take a bite out of problems with nuisance animals at vacant homes and properties that are disturbing their neighborhoods. Council’s Safety Committee was scheduled last night to discuss an ordinance that would allow the city to bill property owners for having […]

School, library hope new crosswalk will close ‘Librarygate’

By Sue Botos Rocky River After years of controversy, some heated debate and the weighing of several options, the Rocky River Public Library Board of Trustees, the school board and parents hope they are on the same side of the fence when it comes to alleviating traffic problems in the area of the library and […]

Trial-and-error method used to grow winning shade garden

Hungry deer and heavy rains have not been good for Martha Radca’s hosta plants this year, she told West Life. But Radca, who has about a dozen variations of hostas in her yard, said she doesn’t plan on replacing them because she loves the plant, which does well in the shade.

City, schools give top grade to school resource officer

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City and school officials believe school resource Officer Jim Carbone deserves an outstanding grade for all his work with North Olmsted City Schools students, their families and the community the last 14 years. Both the North Olmsted school board and City Council passed legislation last week authorizing funds to again […]