Lakewood OH

Teachers reject contract offer, but strike not imminent

The Westlake Teachers Association overwhelmingly rejected the Board of Education’s “last, best and final” contract offer by a 247 to 12 vote Friday.

Westlake Schools response to pledge request

Editor’s note: the following statement was issued by the Westlake City Schools on Friday afternoon, May 13: After one full year of negotiation with the teachers union, and multiple proposals and counter proposals, the Board of Education did make an excellent offer to the teachers union. We are now awaiting their response and sincerely hope […]

Firefighters provide tasty tour for helpful students

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted About 50 North Olmsted High School (NOHS) students and their teachers Friday got a tasty way to make dreams come true while also providing help for sick youngsters and their families. North Olmsted firefighters cooked up a firehouse breakfast for the students and gave them a tour of Fire Station […]

RNC mutual aid pact offers cloudy insurance picture say city officials

Rocky River By Sue Botos When Cleveland was announced as the site of the 2016 Republican National Convention, officials from surrounding suburbs knew that their law enforcement agencies would be expected to lend a hand. But as a mutual aid agreement is being examined by Rocky River City Council, the question of insurance coverage has […]