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For Lutheran West team, special day is history

By Sue Botos Rocky River For the second time in as many years, Lutheran West will send a team to the State History Day competition in Columbus. Last year was the Longhorns’ debut in the contest during which high school and middle school students from throughout the state demonstrate their expertise in history with a [...]

Rocky River Muni Court again balances budget, reduces expenditures

By Sue Botos Rocky River For the 18th consecutive year, the Rocky River Municipal Court has remained deficit-free, according to the 2014 annual report. The document also shows that criminal and traffic case filings decreased by 2,797 from the previous year’s numbers, while civil cases rose by 203. “We try to be as frugal as [...]

Bike patrol will offer police multi-use tool, bonding with community

By Sue Botos Rocky River With the recent negative publicity about law enforcement, police departments are looking for ways to connect with their communities. Rocky River’s newly minted bicycle patrol will not only provide this opportunity, but will give officers a versatile crime-fighting tool. “Community policing has significant benefits. If we have a relationship with [...]

City saves dollars and sense with energy agreement

Rocky River By Sue Botos Thanks to an agreement with Gardiner Energy Services, the city has tallied a significant savings in energy costs at the Don Umerley Civic Center and the Hamilton Ice Rink. Councilman at Large Chris Klym announced at City Council’s last legislative session that a three-year contract, entered into with Gardiner in [...]