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Former NFL player trades in his cleats for firefighting gear; is inducted into Kent Hall of Fame

By Sue Botos Rocky River Rocky River firefighter Bob Hallen may now be battling fires rather than NFL defensive linemen, but teamwork is still the key component. “There are similarities. Football is a team sport where you count on the other guys. The fire service also works as a team, where you have to work [...]

District to address academic skills of transfer students

Of the 142 sophomores who took the Ohio Graduations Test last year, only 101 had been in the district since the end of their eighth-grade year. For the math test, 88.12 of those sophomores around since the eighth-grade passed, compared to 70.73 percent of sophomores who later transferred in.

Keener lauds students, staff for Bay’s strong report card showing

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Superintendent Clint Keener credited hard work by Bay students and staff in continuing Bay Village’s tradition of a strong showing in the annual state report card rankings released Sept. 12. “We are pleased with the continued improvement in growth displayed by our students as a result of their hard work [...]

‘Collision Low Crossers’ unscrambles some mystery behind football’s X’s and O’s

By Sue Botos Rocky River Taking the podium at the Rocky River Public Library, Nicholas Dawidoff seemed more like a philosophy professor addressing his class than the author of a book about football. “I’m not a football person. It’s not my job or business. I’m not a sports writer, so I have no obligations,” the [...]

 

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