Lakewood OH

Indoor track and field given green light by school board

By Sue Botos Rocky River Elite track and field athletes can now represent Rocky River High School at winter meets after the school board approved a proposal for indoor track and field. During its Feb. 8 committee of the whole session, the board heard from high school Principal Rob Winton and Athletic Director Mark Wagner […]

Dailey Jones new president of regional city council group

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted North Olmsted City Council President Nicole Dailey Jones plans to expand contacts and work with other groups and people as the new president of the Northeast Ohio City Council Association. Dailey Jones was elected to the two-year term at NOCCA’s annual meeting Thursday. She has previously served on the executive […]

Homeboy Industries gives former gang members hope for the future

By Sue Botos Rocky River With his white beard and jovial manner, Fr. Greg Boyle resembles Santa Claus. The similarity is even stronger when former gang members talk about the gift the Jesuit priest and his organization Homeboy Industries have given them: respect and opportunity. Boyle, along with two participants, or “Homies” from his Los […]

New friendships among benefits for Ohio Rose participants

The Ohio Rose of Tralee selection ceremony returns to Westlake Saturday evening after taking place the past two years at the West Side Irish American Club in Olmsted Falls. The selection program will be one of the first major events to take place in Crocker Park’s new Market Square pavilion.