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Westshore by Sue Botos The life of a pro athlete, especially at the minor league level isn’t easy. But for former hockey player Russ Sinkewich, the decision to retire at the beginning of the season was still difficult. “I loved it. I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Sinkewich said in a [...]
Olmsted Performing Arts failed to meet its stated goal of raising $99,000 by Feb. 15. However, executive director Chuck Ingrassia told West Life he is optimistic the organization will be able to stay in its Columbia Road facility.
Saturday’s selection program, emceed by sportscaster Dan Coughlin, followed a day of interviews and area appearances the previous Saturday. This year’s judges were Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough, 1981 Ohio Rose and Strongsville resident Maureen Hennessey, and radio newscaster Jim McIntyre.
Growing up in Ireland, Maria Walsh watched the Rose selection program every August. The nationwide broadcast was an annual sign that summer was coming to an end and the new school year would soon begin, she recalled.