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Rape suspect had history of violence

Rocky River by Sue Botos The Rocky River man indicted by a Cuyahoga County grand jury on multiple counts of rape, kidnappping and gross sexual imposition has a criminal record going back at least 18 years according to police and court records. Reports show that Keith Papalko, 57, has been convicted of disorderly conduct, domestic [...]

Anne Frank exhibit makes stop at Rocky River Middle School

By Sue Botos Rocky River Most people are familiar with Anne Frank, the young diarist who is probably one of the most well-known victims of the Nazi Holocaust. Now, students as well as the public will have the opportunity to see World War II and its accompanying events through the teenager’s eyes when Rocky River [...]

St. Demetrios to host local and national cultural celebration

By Sue Botos Westshore When immigrants from the mountainous Nafpaktia region of Sterea Hellas or central Greece ventured to the United States eager to improve their lives, they left family, friends and occupations behind. But they did not want to abandon their rich culture. This culture will be celebrated on Saturday when St. Demetrios Greek [...]

Rocky River tax increase passes by wide margin

Rocky River By Sue Botos It was a slam dunk for Rocky River as voters  approved the 0.5 percent income tax increase and 5 amendments to the city charter. In the unofficial final tally, the tax increase passed by a healthy 4,522 to 2,901 margin. A grassroots, citizen led campaign “Invest in River” helped stir [...]