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Numbers don’t add up when it comes to Rocky River safety statistics

By Sue Botos Rocky River City officials and residents anxiously anticipated the annual Cleveland Magazine “Rating the Suburbs” issue this month, which showcased Rocky River as the featured community in a special supplement. What they weren’t planning on was the city’s rating of 63rd out of 77 for safety. Now, Mayor Pam Bobst and police [...]

Growing band program calls for more challenging orchestration of schedules

By Sue Botos Rocky River It might be said that the district music program has struck a chord with Rocky River students. “I see us as a cog in the wheel of a successful school system,” middle school band director Ryan Hudec told the school board at its June committee of the whole meeting. He [...]

What’s in a name? For the Beach Cliff Biddies it’s more than meets the eye

By Sue Botos Rocky River It’s cool to be a Biddie. That’s the message Pat Patterson, president of the Women’s Association of Beach Cliff No. 1, affectionately known as the Biddies, would like to convey. “We want to try to let new residents know about all of our cool new businesses,” said Patterson at her [...]

School Board to consider participation in ‘Safe Routes to School’ program

By Sue Botos Rocky River During the annual Bike to School Challenge, the number of students riding their bicycles to class soars. Now, officials hope to make cycling, as well as walking to school, a year-round habit through the Safe Routes to School program. At the June school board committee of the whole session, Samuel [...]