Lakewood OH


Master plan draft focusing on creating town center, land use

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Attendees at Thursday’s open house and ideas for the draft of North Olmsted’s Master Plan update are apparently trying to center the town. About 50 people attended the event, the third held at John Knox Presbyterian Church by the GO North Olmsted group as it works on updating the Master [...]

Academics, college readiness factor into new state testing

By Sue Botos Rocky River As promised, Assistant Superintendent Liz Anderson brought back an update of the new state-mandated graduation requirements from the Ohio School Boards Association’s Capital Conference and Trade Show, held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center Nov. 9-12. Rocky River board members and administrators were among approximately 10,000 educators from throughout the [...]

‘Lockdown’ has a whole new meaning

ALICE is an acronym that stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate. Those tactics are not intended to be implemented in that order, but rather dynamically, based on changing circumstances.

Bay detective leads investigation that cracked major identity theft ring

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A veteran Bay Village police detective who led a several-year investigation into an identity theft ring has seen the recent conviction of its ringleader. The identity theft ring caused losses of over $1 million in fraudulent lines of credit and theft from people’s bank accounts. Brian Lumbus Jr., of Maple [...]