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‘Gilded Age’ author puts in a good word for Cleveland in debut novel

Rocky River By Sue Botos Author Claire McMillan describes herself as a “recovering attorney,” but she could also add “Cleveland Ambassador” to her resume. The native of Pasadena, Calif., who now calls her husband’s family farm near Cleveland home, told an audience at the Rocky River Public Library that she saw the city as the [...]

Schools and staff sign three-year agreement

By Sue Botos Rocky River During an early morning special meeting on April 3, the school board approved an agreement with nonteaching employees of Chapter 381 of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE). The contract will be effective July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2017. The move came after a final closed-door session [...]

Center Ridge transformation the highlight of state of the city address

By Sue Botos Rocky River Over the past few years, the city’s economic development seems to have centered on the north side of town, while residents near Center Ridge Road have watched as the once booming Rockport Shopping Center emptied and was partially demolished. Other nearby businesses followed suit as “For Lease” signs sprouted. But [...]

ODOT demands cities get an early start on salting away supplies for next year

By Sue Botos Westshore Although this winter seems to keep hanging on, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is looking to the 2014-2015 season to avoid a repeat of this year’s salt supply meltdown. At last week’s legislative session, City Council introduced an ordinance calling for the purchase of 4,000 tons of salt under ODOT’s [...]