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No apparent links in two North Olmsted threats, police say

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted City police haven’t found any evidence to link two late-February threats in two adjacent business areas. In the most recent threat, workers at the Marc’s in the west end of the Great Northern Shopping Plaza told police at 1:40 p.m. Feb. 25 they had received a bomb threat via the [...]

Staff, students not too tested by new PARCC in North Olmsted schools

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School officials said preparation paid off as North Olmsted students this month began taking for the first time the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career) computer testing. During the Feb. 18 regular school board meeting, Superintendent Mike Zalar and the district’s director of curriculum, instruction and [...]

Police find no evidence of threat after note prompts evacuation of Great Northern Mall

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted Police and Great Northern Mall officials found no evidence that there was any threat to the retail complex after a “non-specific” note threatening public safety was found Sunday morning, prompting an evacuation of the mall, officials said. A mall worker found the note in a bathroom shortly after 10 a.m., [...]

More scammers looking to make a buck, police say

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore Scam artists appear to be throwing an even bigger phishing net than usual this year in an effort to catch a few victims who will part with their hard-earned money because of the crooks’ scare tactics, government officials said. Calls from citizens about scam operations such as phony computer and tax [...]