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Council approves pay bump for mayor, law director

  By Sue Botos Rocky River – For the first time in eight years, City Council has raised the mayor and law director’s salaries in what Council President Jim Moran referred to as housekeeping measures during a recent City Council session. Beginning January 1, 2018, the compensation for the mayor’s position will rise from $81,500 […]

Virtual reality teaches students ‘real’ reality of impaired driving

By Sue Botos Rocky River – Ayron Austin, a facilitator with “UNITE’s Arrive Alive Tour,” used an analogy the teenagers could understand recently when addressing Lutheran West students before they took a virtual spin in an impaired driving simulator, set up in the school’s front parking lot. “This is kind of like Grand Theft Auto […]

Rocky River memorials offer reflection, call to action

By Sue Botos Rocky River – As people scurry through the doors of the Don Umerley Civic Center on their way to fitness classes, basketball games or any number of public and private events, they probably pay little attention to the large, weather-darkened plaque right outside, situated beneath trees and flanked by two benches. A […]

And the winners are … RRHS senior Brandon Schumacker, ‘Legally Blonde’

  By Sue Botos Rocky River High School Drama Club did a repeat performance at this year’s Dazzle Awards, winning the title of “Best Musical” for their spring production“Legally Blonde.” The theater department was awarded a $1,000 prize for the win.  Taking home the best actor trophy was senior Brandon Schumacker, for his portrayal of […]



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