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Olmsted Falls school board moves ahead with new initiatives

By Nicole Hennessy Olmsted Falls Gov. John Kasich’s state of the state address last month focused heavily on education: outside-the-box thinking, individual plans to help students at risk of dropping out before graduation and reaching out to the 1 million Ohio adults who did drop out of high school by providing them access to two-year [...]

Primary, community planning forum prompt city council to shift two meetings

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted officials have shifted two May council meetings to avoid time conflicts with a primary election and community planning meeting for residents and officials who may want to attend both. City Council has moved its May 6 regular meeting to the following night, May 7, to avoid a conflict [...]

Builder not baffled by vague protest

By Sue Botos Rocky River The first phase of Brighton Chase, the upscale apartment community rising from the rubble of the Rockport Shopping Center, is planned to be unveiled in May. However, the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters has chosen this time to wage a low-key protest of the project’s employment of nonunion workers. Six [...]

Injured North Olmsted police officer out of hospital’s ICU unit – Justice improves

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Veteran North Olmsted police officer Jack Justice has been moved out of the intensive care unit of Cleveland’s MetroHealth Medical Center. “He’s showing improvement,” North Olmsted police Capt. Ron Cox said, “and he’s doing much better. It’s good that he’s out of the ICU unit.” Cox said Justice is now [...]