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All-day kindergarten receives midterm A+ for first year

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River School District’s first all-day kindergarten class is making the grade with administrators, staff, students and parents. Assistant Superintendent Elizabeth Anderson reported at the school board’s December committee session the new program is proving to be a “large tale of success,” living up to all expectations. She said […]

Laughter is the only cause for tears in Gordon Korman’s tales

Sue Botos Rocky River Take a look at a list of classic, award-winning children’s books and you will find a common thread in many: the dog dies. In fact, the website Good Reads ( lists 211 titles where a beloved canine (or another animal) meets an often untimely end. Children’s author Gordon Korman feels when […]

Rocky River to try again for Wooster/Shoreland park grant

By Sue Botos Rocky River After being turned down earlier this year, city officials will again try to secure a county grant for turning vacant land at the corner of Wooster Road and Shoreland Drive into a neighborhood park. At City Council’s committee of the whole meeting Dec. 5, Councilman at Large Chris Klym said […]

Capital projects, equipment upgrades, park improvements on tap for 2017

By Sue Botos Rocky River City officials promise a continued aggressive capital improvements schedule for next year. But other areas such as equipment and park maintenance will also receive attention after being placed on the back burner as the city recovered from an economic downturn beginning in 2008. “Our equipment is important and it’s time […]