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Rocky River Chamber of Commerce to host 13th annual Business Expo

By Sue Botos Rocky River “Expo” is the start of the word “exposure,” and that’s what local businesses will receive when the Don Umerley Civic Center, 21016 Hilliard Blvd., turns into an informal town square for the Rocky River Chamber of Commerce’s 13th annual Business Expo on Oct. 8, from 2 to 7 p.m. Featuring […]

Grand opening: Whole Foods comes to Rocky River today

By Sue Botos Rocky River The seeds of a grassroots campaign planted six years ago will blossom today when the much anticipated Whole Foods Rocky River opens its doors today with an 8:45 a.m. bread breaking ceremony. Residents Paul and Lia Fresty, who spearheaded the Facebook campaign, were among those invited to a preview tour […]

Planning commission pulls the plug on church solar panel project

By Sue Botos Rocky River About 25 residents and even a television cameraman who showed up for the city planning commission’s September meeting expected a public hearing on a proposed solar panel canopy over the parking lot of the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church. What they got was the commission’s tabling of the plan until […]

New art studio lets everyone uncork their inner artist

By Sue Botos Rocky River At a new Rocky River art studio, creativity isn’t the only spirit that’s flowing. Glancing at the group gathered at Wine and Design on a recent Sunday afternoon, it appeared as any art class. Avon artist Marie Goodwin was leading would-be Picassos and Warhols, seated in front of their easels, […]