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Democratic candidates rail against shortened early vote, state administration

By Sue Botos Rocky River The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to delay the start of early voting in Ohio became a rallying point for Cuyahoga County Democrats during a candidates night on Sept. 30 at the Don Umerley Civic Center in Rocky River. Sponsored by the combined western Cuyahoga County Democratic Clubs, the event was [...]

‘Motown: The Musical’ overwhelms the senses at Broadway Series

PlayhouseSquare’s Broadway Series continues with “Motown: The Musical” at the State Theatre. The show is by Berry Gordy, who led the legendary Motown record label. In it, you’ll hear about sixty of the selections from “the Motown catalog,” along with some original music in the style of Motown. There’s a minimum of dialogue, and the [...]

Artist, poet, author Richard Flaherty was known for historic prints

By Sue Botos Rocky River Richard Flaherty was well-known for his artwork and poetry, once assisting the Rocky River Historical Society fundraising drive with a donation of original prints depicting the city’s iconic clock tower. The Rocky River native, 81, passed away on Sept. 30 at Georgia Regents Medical Center in Augusta, Ga. The fourth [...]

Tri-C seeks levy renewal, tax increase

In the Nov. 4 general election, Cuyahoga Community College is asking voters to renew a 1.2-mill tax and pass a tax increase of 0.9 mills. The funding request appears as Issue 6 on voters’ ballots.