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Center Ridge, Hilliard among focus areas for 2017 master plan

By Sue Botos Rocky River Residents had their first chance to take a peek at the progress being made on an update of the city master plan during a public meeting April 19. A project team, consisting of city and county officials and a working group of business owners, school district representatives and residents, has […]

Music education program strikes a chord with national organization

Rocky River By Sue Botos The Rocky River City School District’s music program has been recognized as being in the top 4 percent nationwide by the NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization supported by the National Association of Music Merchants. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts […]

Quick transformation scheduled for Beach School

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials and contractors have mapped out an ambitious plan for the makeover of Beach School’s first floor to house preschool classes beginning in the fall. “This will be fast and furious,” commented Superintendent Michael Shoaf during the school board’s April session. He added that since financing has been secured […]

Latest Safe Routes to School fund request rolled out by council

By Sue Botos Rocky River For over two years, the Rocky River School District and the city have been working in tandem to secure funding from the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for the Safe Routes to School initiative. During its legislative session on April 10, council approved a measure seeking a grant for a […]