Many Westshore communities and schools held ceremonies to honor
America’s veterans last week. Above: The North Olmsted High
School Marching Band plays at a ceremony Friday outside Old
Town Hall. Left: Lakewood resident Vernon Bogner, 93, a World
War II veteran who promoted war bonds with his father during
the First World War, attends a Veterans Day ceremony Saturday
at Lakewood Park. (Photos by Larry Bennet)
levy attempt may follow first cuts
NORTH OLMSTED The school district will begin
implementing non-personnel cuts Jan. 1. School Superintendent Kurt
Stanic said hewants to put an operating levy, which voters have rejects
five straight times, before voters again in February.
train horns can be expensive
ROCKY RIVER Council is discussing possible
afety measures which can be implemented so that a passing train
does not have to blow its horn. But the best solutions are also
the most costly.
in the halls honor top principal
ROCKY RIVER The Ohio Association of Elementary
School Administrators named has named Rocky RIver Middle School
Principal David Root the 2006 Ohio Middle School Distinguished Principal.
Students recognized him in ways both serious and humerous.
flies, but Bulldogs fall to Nordonia Olmsted
Falls found itself down 17-0 with 4:17 left in the first half. But
senior quarterback Tyler Sparks, who passed for 215 yards, nearly
led his team back with his never-say-die attitude.
for tough native trees to dot the landscape There
are tons of leaves covering the tree lawns all around. Raking them
is an onerous job, gardening columnist Thea Steinmetz concedes.
She examines which trees are high maintenance and which are easier
to care for.