Bob Rice plays the fiddle while son Gary strums the banjo Sunday
at the Cedar Valley Settlers Celebration and Music Festival
at Frostville Museum in North Olmsted. Read more about the festival
on page 12B in the published edition of West Life.
(Photo by Larry Bennet)
River High earns national distinction
ROCKY RIVER Rocky River High School was recently
selected among 20 schools nationwide to receive the 2005 Schools
of Distinction Award from Intel and Scholastic. The school, the
only in Ohio to receive such an award, earned the honor for its
achievement in mathematics.
get hair clipped for a cause
ROCKY RIVER Last Sunday was a rather harried
day at the Dante Lucci salon in Rocky River. It was crowded and
chaotic, but it was all with a cause as the salon, in cooperation
with several local businesses, held a cut-a-thon to raise money
for the victims of hurricane Katrina.
noise barriers preferred
by Crocker-Stearns residents
NORTH OLMSTD Although the mayor has recently
explored using natural dirt mounts as noise barriers, one resident
says that idea was looked at earlier and dismissed because it won't
to discuss bioterrorism, writing process
Preston, the author best known for his books about viruses, biological
weapons, and bioterrorism, will speak Saturday at the Westlake Schools
Performing Arts Center. His talk, for which tickets must be purchased,
kicks off a fall author series sponsored by the Friends of the Westlake
Porter Public Library.
captures TV nun's spirit
story of Mother Angelica, the cloistered nun who founded a Catholic
TV network 25 years ago in the heart of the Southern Bible Belt,
is one of inspiration and willingness to take risks, says her biographer,
EWTN news director Raymond Arroyo.