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Local drug court graduates work to provide sober-living options

By Nicole Hennessy Westshore/Lorain County A delivery of donated baked goods comes in through the side door of the Julie Adams house, a nonprofit sober-living facility. A few residents stand around the lobby. One is trying to find a job, having just returned with no luck. Residential Director Allison Pagrabs encourages her, then begins to [...]

Heroin still taboo among teens, but is marijuana a stepping stone for risk takers?

By Sue Botos Westshore According to those who knew him, Robby Brandt was a typical teenager with an infectious smile and an appetite for taking risks. Like many teens, Robby experimented with marijuana. But after having his wisdom teeth removed during his sophomore year at Olmsted Falls High School, he became addicted to painkillers. He [...]

Clough contacted when FitzGerald record couldn’t be found

Mayor Dennis Clough said he was contacted by a political friend who had apparently been made aware of the October 2012 episode. The individual was frustrated that the police department had repeatedly claimed they had no record of the police call, the mayor said.

Cuyahoga library system reducing loan period

Officials at the county library system say budget cuts have forced reductions in the number of materials they can purchase.

 

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