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Democrats must focus on issues, organization, new chairman says

The Ohio Democratic Party can recover from its disastrous showing in statewide elections this past fall, and it new chairman, David Pepper, said he has a plan to do so. Pepper shared his plan with the Westlake Democratic Club at its Jan. 20 meeting at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 25.

Murder suspect found dead at Red Rood Inn

The tragic chain of events apparently began shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday when police received a call of possible gunshots on Eldred Avenue in Lakewood. Responding officers found the victim, 49-year-old Charles W. Junke, of Fairview Park, in the driver’s seat of a minivan. He had been shot twice in the shoulder and face.

State of the schools report set for Jan. 27

Superintendent Geoff Palmer will present a state of the school report at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the auditorium of Parkside School, 24525 Hilliard Blvd. Now home to the district’s Project LINK programs, Parkside operated as an intermediate school before the former Lee Burneson Middle School was renovated and rechristened this fall as Dover Intermediate School.

Council to review rec plan draft Tuesday

The report calls for the city to open two new neighborhood parks in the northeast-central and souteast sections of the suburb, which the report said are underserved in terms of park space. In all, the draft report suggests improvements that will cost around $30 million.