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Council considers fee hike for recreation center

By Sue Botos Rocky River In response to rising operating costs, the increase in minimum wage and other money matters, City Council has introduced legislation to raise membership and user fees at the city recreational facility in the Don Umerley Civic Center. The measure calls for hiking the adult resident annual membership from $240 to […]

State, city workers and volunteers log many hours during beach cleanup

By Sue Botos Rocky River The storm that swept in off of Lake Erie on May 31 wasn’t exactly Hurricane Sandy, but it left behind a high tide of debris at the city’s lakeside parks, which, according to city officials, has taken literally a village to remove. Service department workers reported they had never seen […]

Blank slate: No challengers for Rocky River incumbents

By Sue Botos Rocky River The seven incumbent Rocky River City Council members, plus Mayor Pam Bobst and Law director Andy Bemer will face no opposition, so far, on the November ballot. As of the June 10 filing deadline, no one had registered with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections for the city’s biannual election. […]

Private school officials disappointed in state senate rejection of tuition aid extention

By Sue Botos Rocky River Representatives of the city’s two private high schools have expressed their disappointment in the Ohio State Senate’s recent decision to reject expansion of the Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Program. The proposal, which was approved as part of the state budget by the Ohio House of Representatives in April, would have […]