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City officials say finding solution to deer problem will take time

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials don’t expect to find a fast solution to deer issues as discussion continues on Mayor Kevin Kennedy’s proposal to use bowhunting to cull deer within the city. City Council unanimously approved keeping the matter in the committee of the whole after the second meeting on the mayor’s [...]

Low turnout for senior center tax meeting not necessarily a negative

By Sue Botos Rocky River Judging from the packed parking lot at the Rocky River Senior Center last week, Mayor Pam Bobst thought she might have had a good-sized turnout for her presentation about the proposed 0.5-percent income tax increase. However, only a handful of people awaited in the auditorium. “I should know better than [...]

Fire department to replace aging ladder truck

Westlake City Council voted unanimously Thursday to spend $895,000 on a new ladder truck and related equipment for the fire department. The new vehicle will replace a similar unit that has been in service for 24 years. The city also owns a second ladder truck, a 2002 unit that will remain in service. With the purchase, the Westlake fire department will continue to possess two ladder trucks.

Juveniles have Nov. 6 court date after being charged in phony ice bucket challenge

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Five Bay Village juveniles charged with dumping urine and tobacco spit on an autistic friend in a phony Ice Bucket Challenge incident in August will appear in juvenile court Nov. 6 after they were formally charged last week. The five juveniles, whose ages range from 14 to 16, are scheduled [...]