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City secures contractor: Executive Club demolition is a go

Rocky River By Sue Botos Similar to this year’s presidential campaign, it seemed like the former Executive Club would not go away. After wading through a quagmire of legal red tape and questionable ownership, city officials ran into a wall of asbestos abatement, hiking up the price tag of razing the deteriorating Center Ridge Road […]

Standoff ends with vehicle stuck at dead end

An early Monday morning police chase ended with an hourslong standoff and peaceful resolution in a Rocky River cul-de-sac after the fleeing vehicle became stuck in a yard.

‘All is in order’ for Morewood Court subdivision

By Sue Botos Rocky River An ordinance that had become a staple on City Council’s agenda has been approved short of its one-year anniversary. By a unanimous vote at its legislative session Oct. 24, Council gave the nod to a measure allowing an access driveway and connection to a city sewer on property owned by […]

Community policing, social media shine spotlight on crime

Sue Botos Rocky River Despite a recent perceived increase, police report the city crime rate has remained low over the past five years. The difference is the increasing role of community policing and social media which can assist law enforcement, but also reflect a distorted picture of incidents. “Social media can be a great friend […]