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Teachers, parents sound off on fitness waiver at school board meeting

By Sue Botos Rocky River It was standing room only at the Feb. 16 board of education meeting where parents, teachers and concerned residents debated, at times emotionally, the pros and cons of requiring students with jam-packed schedules to take fitness classes. After the public dialogue, school board members verbally wrestled with the idea of […]

Historical Society hopes to bring the past to the present with permanent home

By Sue Botos Rocky River If the walls of the Rocky River Historical Society’s archive rooms in Beach School could talk, there would be quite a few tales to tell. The stories would not just be about the students and teachers who once populated the district’s oldest building, but about the pieces of city history […]

Options being considered for fire ladder truck replacement

By Sue Botos Rocky River City officials had planned on considering replacement of the fire department’s ladder truck in the near future. Now that the need for a new truck is urgent, firefighters are asking the process proceed carefully. “This is the one piece you buy that’s supposed to last a (firefighter’s) career,” fire Capt. […]

Rocky River native Ken Woodward explores religion from nuns to ‘nones’

By Sue Botos Rocky River Growing up in Rocky River during the late 1940s and 1950s is one of the biographical threads noted journalist and author Kenneth Woodward weaves through his book “Getting Religion: Faith, Culture and Politics from the Age of Eisenhower to the Era of Obama.” “I think of the book as a […]