Lakewood OH

Group seeking capital funding for cities expects to have legislation by November

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore A group of municipal officials asking their state counterparts to set up a capital improvements fund for cities hit hard by funding cuts in recent years plans to have legislation ready by November, one of the group leaders said Friday. Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland, who is co-chairing the municipal group’s […]

Athletics department seeks to make alcohol consequences more fluid

By Sue Botos Rocky River In an effort to make the district athletic code of conduct more relevant, Rocky River school district officials are considering a move calling for review of the code every two years. The proposed update will also include less stringent consequences for students caught at underage drinking parties, but who have […]

Fight suspect had juvenile record

DeAndrew Smith was charged with felonious assault in connection with the injuries inflicted on a 17-year-old junior April 12. According to court documents, Smith grabbed the victim around his torso and slammed him “head first into the concrete floor of the high school bathroom.” The resulting injuries, the documents said, included “a fractured skill and bleeding of the brain.”

Bay man charged in second weapons incident in two years

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village A Bay Village man convicted of firing a weapon that caused a bullet to go into the bedroom wall of a young neighbor girl in 2014 is facing five additional charges for allegedly firing a shot in midafternoon April 13 that went into the garage of another Russell Road neighbor. […]