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Nonunion employees receive first raise in four years; police, service wage openers OK’d

By Sue Botos Rocky River After playing the Grinch for four years, City Council has given nonbargaining city employees a happier holiday by including a 1.5-percent raise in the 2015 budget. In addition, at its last legislative session of the year on Monday, council approved measures boosting the pay of police patrolmen, sergeants and lieutenants [...]

New state regulations thaw fears of calamity ‘make-up’ days

By Sue Botos Rocky River Despite last year’s arctic blasts, Rocky River students only had to make up one day at the end of the year after melting through the five calamity days then allowed by the state. But because of new regulations, which calculate school time by the hour instead of the day, “make-up” [...]

Fairview Park pair pursues cold gold at national figure skating championships

Westshore By Sue Botos It’s easy to spot Jessica Sassano and Ethan Hall on the practice ice at the Winterhurst Ice Rink in Lakewood. As other skaters consult with their coaches on solo spins and leaps, the young pair works side by side, polishing the program they will present at January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships [...]

New fire chief brings experience, commitment to post

By Sue Botos Rocky River Newly named Rocky River Fire Chief, Lt. Aaron Lenart seemed destined for a career battling blazes. “I come from a long line of public service,” Lenart said during a recent interview, noting that his grandfather, father and two uncles were firefighters, and that his mother was a nurse. “My brother [...]