Lakewood OH


Local students make history at National History Day

By Sue Botos Rocky River History projects have definitely evolved beyond pictures taped to poster board. Students from Rocky River Middle School and Lutheran West High School made history themselves, recently, using websites and multimedia presentations to win recognition at the National History Day Contest on March 15 at the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS). [...]

North Olmsted police obtain new digital radios, firefighters seeking new breathing gear

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore North Olmsted officials are working on using federal grants to upgrade communications and safety equipment in its police and fire departments. City Council approved at its March 1 meeting accepting Cuyahoga County’s offer of 20 MARCS multiagency digital radios for the police department. The county obtained the radios via a federal [...]

‘Jones Gang’ in the money thanks to dad’s quiz show prowess

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Some younger members of the North Olmsted “Jones Gang” are in the money thanks to their father Scott E. Jones. About 60 family and friends gathered together last Thursday to watch Jones, a 1996 North Olmsted High School graduate, compete on the ABC TV quiz show “Let’s Ask America” in [...]

Residents’ input sought on trash collection method

Under Westlake’s current five-year contract with Rumpke Consolidated Companies Inc., automated collection of trash and recyclable materials is scheduled to begin in August. However, the company can elect to alter the contract and continue the current collection method.