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City arborist branches out; plants new forestry master plan and web column

By Sue Botos Rocky River There’s much more to planting a tree than just digging a hole and plopping in a random sapling. Many factors such as species, soil condition and full height should be considered for a successful forestry project. Arborist Rich Snyder has been rooting out these and other variables while compiling a […]

It’s official! Elle’s finger painting grasps world record

By Sue Botos Rocky River The anticipation was high as Guinness Book of World Records official Kelli Ferrick, made her way around the enormous finger painting which covered most of the field at the Force Fitness facility on Saturday. She studied the seven 100-foot by 42-foot canvases, which have collected probably thousands of finger prints […]

Girls’ basketball coach’s dismissal has some calling foul

By Sue Botos Rocky River Parents, players and associates packed the room at the May 11 board of education meeting, many in support of recently dismissed Rocky River varsity girls’ basketball coach Dave Murphy. But the issue at hand was less about Murphy’s coaching abilities and more about a perceived breach of protocol, which left […]

History leaves its mark(er) at former Cowan showroom

By Sue Botos Rocky River It was easy to spot R. Guy Cowan’s grandson Bill in the crowd assembled for the unveiling of a new historic marker in front of the former Cowan Pottery showroom on Lake Road Friday. A comparison of the iconic clay ware founder’s portrait, displayed inside the house, and the man […]