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Rocky River student serves as his brother’s inspiration

By Sue Botos Rocky River When Max Barrow saw his brother Sam getting bullied at school, it made him angry. “When I’m angry, I let it be known,” the 2012 Rocky River High School graduate said during an interview. Even though Max often felt slighted throughout Sam’s battle with brain cancer, he knew this was [...]

Senior center operational after flood repair; stage still creating drama

By Sue Botos Rocky River After about three months of repair work following an early January sprinkler system pipe break, the Rocky River Senior Center is up and running. But questions remain surrounding work on the auditorium stage. At the April 7 City Council committee session, safety service Director Mary Kay Costello announced that programs [...]

Local students make history at National History Day

By Sue Botos Rocky River History projects have definitely evolved beyond pictures taped to poster board. Students from Rocky River Middle School and Lutheran West High School made history themselves, recently, using websites and multimedia presentations to win recognition at the National History Day Contest on March 15 at the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS). [...]

Cartoonist draws a crowd to share his ‘Pearls’ of wisdom

By  Sue Botos Rocky River Cartoonist Stephan Pastis is the first to admit that one of the best parts of his job is getting complaints from those who are offended by his edgy, often politically incorrect comic strip, “Pearls Before Swine.” But his fans outnumber his critics, judging from the standing-room-only crowd of over 400 [...]