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Fairview Hospital, Magnificat partner in program for students pondering medical careers

Rocky River By Sue Botos Sometimes, students may shy away from a career in medicine due to a fear of required math and science classes. But according to Neil Smith, D.O., president of Fairview Hospital, the field is more about creative problem-solving than facts and figures. He is now sharing this idea with high school students […]

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 […]



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