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Prayers From Maria continues to plant seeds of hope

By Sue Botos Rocky River In late summer, sunflowers blanket about 50 acres of land at the corner of Jaycox and Chester roads in Avon with vibrant yellow. The blooms turn to follow the sun, seeming to bow their heads in prayer at the end of the day – a fitting tribute to Maria McNamara […]

‘The Door’ swings open on a new location

By Sue Botos Rocky River When venerable local watering hole The Swinging Door shuttered in September, many of its regulars were left literally crying in their beer. But owner Kenny Kuhn knew he was on the threshold of something big when he moved several doors down Center Ridge Road, from Fairview Park to Rocky River, […]

Rockcliff Drive project on hold pending further talks with Metroparks

By Sue Botos Rocky River Deed restrictions, put in place by Cleveland Metroparks administrators over 90 years ago, have helped bring plans for a housing project on Rockcliff Drive to a temporary halt. Mayor Pam Bobst, law Director Andy Bemer and building commissioner Ray Reich met with Metroparks administrators in February in an attempt to […]

Shoaf outlines need for operating, permanent improvement levies

By Sue Botos Rocky River The school district has taken numerous measures to minimize the impact on residents’ wallets of a proposed 4.9-mill levy (Issue 13) slated for the May 2 ballot. Superintendent Michael Shoaf filled in an audience at the Rocky River Public Library about the details of these incentives and fielded questions during […]