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School administrators present facts, not fear, on Ebola

By Sue Botos Rocky River School officials report that they have been working closely with the Cuyahoga County Board of Health in an effort to provide facts and ease fears parents or residents may have regarding the potential threat of Ebola. During the school board’s October committee session, Superintendent Michael Shoaf stated that he and [...]

One World Shop pays it forward as it gives back

By Sue Botos Rocky River Sales associate Holly Gigante is a whirlwind as she gives a visitor a tour of the One World Shop. She points out jewelry made of pop cans and picture frames and “dancing dragons” fashioned from bicycle chains. “Our mission is to provide goods made by fair trade workers so they [...]

Rocky River band marches to the beat of success

By Sue Botos Rocky River (Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part story about the Rocky River High School marching band.) Rocky River High School band director Kirk Taylor is a man in motion, especially during marching band season. He starts when he arrives at the school, usually before 7 a.m., with his [...]

First-ever Cleveland Down syndrome event set for Oct. 20

By Sue Botos Westshore The Up Side of Downs of Northeast Ohio (USOD) is partnering with the city of Cleveland to host the inaugural Cleveland Down Syndrome Day on Oct. 20 at Cleveland City Hall, 601 Lakeside Ave. E., from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will feature a salute to the work and progress [...]