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Let there be light: City planners conditionally power up church rooftop solar project

By Sue Botos Rocky River West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church members may soon be supplementing their power source with sunlight − but there will be some strings attached. The Rocky River Planning Commission has given conditional approval to a pared-down proposal to install solar panels on the church at 20401 Hilliard Blvd., calling for either […]

Teachers, school board chalk up a two-year contract extension

By Sue Botos Rocky River The Rocky River Teachers’ Association (RRTA) and the board of education have reached an agreement on a two-year extension of a contract approved in March 2014. The update calls for a 2-percent base pay hike, effective July 2017, for certificated and nonbargaining employees as well as an increase in employee […]

Six communities teaming up on Relay For Life

By Kevin Kelley Westshore Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society fundraiser, returns to Westlake High School April 30 with even more communities participating. Cancer fighters from Fairview Park and Rocky River will join those from Westlake, Bay Village, Avon and Avon Lake later this month for the Relay For Life of the Westshore. After […]

Celebrate native roots this Earth Day, say gardening gurus

By Sue Botos Rocky River What’s one of the best ways to celebrate Earth Day on Friday? Local master gardeners advise: “Go native.” “Native plants occur naturally and may have been around for 250 years without human interference,” master gardener Susan Hildebrandt told an audience during a recent presentation at the Rocky River Public Library. […]