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Rocky River K9s suit up with body armor

by Sue Botos Rocky River Thanks to a charitable donation from a nonprofit organization, Rocky River police K9s Apollo and Diego will be protected with body armor just like their human partners. According to public information officer George Lichman, the dogs recently received bullet- and stab-proof protective vests from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., a […]

Group aims to inform residents of school facilities ballot issue

At a Aug. 4 meeting at City Hall, more than a dozen members of the Friends group shared ideas on how to best inform residents of the ballot issue. They made plans to speak about the facility proposal at school events attended by parents, such as music concerts, this fall.

Sutherland leaving to run consulting business

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Saying “it’s time,” Debbie Sutherland, the longest-serving mayor in Bay Village history and a leader in many regional and state governmental activities for years, is retiring from public office effective Oct. 1. Sutherland was appointed to the post by City Council Oct. 2, 2000, replacing Tom Jelepis, who left office […]

City begins feasibility study for updated police station

By Sue Botos Rocky River Back in the mid-1950s, when the Rocky River City Hall complex was built, it was a different world. The technology used routinely today was the stuff of science fiction, and security measures consisted of locking a door at night. Times have changed, however, and police Chief Kelly Stillman feels it’s […]