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Officer runs into busy 480 traffic to save distraught man

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A traffic stop first for veteran North Olmsted patrolman Matt Beck last Thursday resulted in his going on foot into daytime traffic on Interstate 480 and pulling to safety a distraught 54-year-old Lakewood man who had run onto the busy roadway in an apparent attempt to “commit self-harm.” North Olmsted [...]

Westlake Recreation Swim Team finds success with change

By Ryan Kaczmarski The Westlake Recreation Swim Team has had an almost complete makeover of its assistant coaching staff under head coach Jessica Dye this season. “We’re sad to see Coach Emily Stephenson (now head coach at the Cleveland Yachting Club) and Coach Conor Riley (now a supervisor for the City of Westlake, at the [...]

Annual North Olmsted firefighters car show next week

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted A consistent, quality format has helped the North Olmsted firefighters annual Cruise-In for muscular dystrophy ride the road to success for 26 years, so organizer Carl Schanz isn’t tinkering with the format for this year’s show. “There’s not a whole lot that is different about it,” Schanz said in reference [...]

School board to consider tax for maintenance of new building

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted School district officials are scheduled to discuss tomorrow whether or not the district should include 0.5 mill for maintenance on a possible November ballot issue for a new sixth- through 12th-grade school on the current middle and high school campuses. A special work session of the North Olmsted Board of [...]