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When it comes to FirstEnergy tree trimming, residents want to nip it in the bud

By Sue Botos Rocky River Wagar Road in Rocky River is known almost as much for its towering old trees as it is for being a major thoroughfare. But plans by FirstEnergy to do extensive trimming in the area has residents believing that the power company is barking up the wrong tree. “Late in June, [...]

Instruments emerge from cases at summer band camp

Music teacher Scott Rovniak’s two summer programs – a concert band program for fifth- and sixth-graders and a jazz ensemble class for those in grades six through eight – concluded July 2 with a concert in the middle school gymnasium.

Palmer still under contract as ‘consultant’ in West Geauga

In April, the West Geauga Board of Education voted 4-1 to removed Geoffrey Palmer as superintendent effective June 13 and give him the title of “special assistant for transition.”

School board authorizes treasurer to seek figures for 2 different ballot issue

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials will consider proposals for two plans seeking more than $80 million in district facility improvements – including a new sixth- through 12th-grade school – as the Aug. 6 deadline for getting any proposal on the November ballot gets closer. One proposal seeks bonds for building the new school, [...]