Lakewood OH

Police find no evidence of threat after note prompts evacuation of Great Northern Mall

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Police and Great Northern Mall officials found no evidence that there was any threat to the retail complex after a “non-specific” note threatening public safety was found Sunday morning, prompting an evacuation of the mall, officials said. A mall worker found the note in a bathroom shortly after 10 a.m., [...]

Rocky River district gets plans rolling for safe biking/walking routes

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials want to know what it will take, besides above-freezing temperatures, to get students to walk and bike to school on a regular basis. So before submitting a grant request to the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for participation in the Safe Routes to School Program, administrators surveyed parents [...]

Indians grant helps city add fence to ball diamond

City officials said a new outfield fence will help the rec department expand youth baseball programming at Bohlken Park, as well as serve as an asset to the schools and community travel leagues that use the park for tournaments and other programs.

Autobiography details life from WWII Europe to Westlake

Nine-year-old Charlotte spoke no German, only Polish, when Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939. In the months leading up to that historic date, some of her Polish friends began treating her and her family differently, she recalled. Some boys called her “You Hitler.”