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Veterans council asks for community input on Memorial Day plans

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Lakewood-Rocky River Joint Veterans Council is looking to residents for ideas to help plan a more meaningful Memorial Day observance in 2015, which might include the reinstatement of the traditional city parade. In a letter to Mayor Pam Bobst, Memorial Day program Chairman Richard Healy stated, “This year we [...]

County funds could raze the roof on Executive Club, other blighted properties

By Sue Botos Rocky River A building boom along Center Ridge Road has seen long-dormant areas come to life. Over the past few years, the Brighton Chase apartments have replaced an abandoned Rockport Shopping Center, and several business have popped up nearby. Head west, and the old Executive Club building, with its torn awnings, overgrown [...]

District seeking volunteers for retool of strategic plan in 2015

By Sue Botos Rocky River Passage of a $42.9 million capital improvements bond issue in 2010 allowed the Rocky River City Schools to meet many of the goals set in the current strategic plan, such as major renovations to all buildings, especially the high school, in the areas of infrastructure, security and energy efficiency. As [...]

Rocky River schools refund bonds, save $1.7 million

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River school district will save taxpayers almost $1.7 million through the refunding of bonds issued in 2010. At the last board of education session of the year, district treasurer Greg Markus reported that $28 million of Build America Bonds, issued in September of 2010, have been refunded with [...]