Lakewood OH

Larger staff means more community contact for Bay police

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Having a full complement of police officers for the first time since 2011 and two full-time police dispatchers is giving the department added flexibility, police Chief Mark Spaetzel said. City Council held a ceremony earlier in October swearing in new officers Scott Chase and Nicholas Yodice as well as dispatchers […]

Shades of grey: School district counsel outlines levy campaign procedure

Rocky River By Sue Botos With the Rocky River City Schools in the market to place a levy on the ballot in 2017, administrators called on their legal counsel to lay out the specific “do’s and don’ts” of the process. During its October committee of the whole session, attorney Dan McIntyre presented the school board with […]

Redevelopment of vacant Brookpark buildings dependent on zoning vote

The developers say the 100 new apartment units are expected to draw about 150 new residents, whose income tax revenue will benefit the city. Fairview Park will also benefit from new bed taxes and sales taxes generated by the hotel and restaurant, they say.

City memorials offer history and a chance to reflect

Rocky River By Sue Botos When addressing the gathering to commemorate the Blue Star Memorial near the city’s landmark clock tower, Mayor Bobst noted it had been a popular spot during the summer. “Many people may think of this as a Pokémon stop,” she said, referring to the popular video game, but this is an […]