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August 29, 2007
right at you
Whitney leads the North Olmsted High School Marching Band down
Lorain Road Sunday afternoon. See the printed edition of West
Life for more photos of the parade and other North Olmsted Homecoming
activities. (West Life photo by Larry Bennet)
spar over proposed I-90 interchange
WESTSHORE A public forum about the proposed
I-90 interchange in Avon became heated with public comments, heavy
with an east (Cuyahoga County) vs. west (Lorain County) mentality.
Westlake, in particular, is concerned that growth in Westlake may
come at its expense.
school marks Fairview renaissance
PARK Gilles-Sweet Elementary School, one of the two crowning
jewels of the Gemini Project, opened to students in kindergarten through
grade six Monday. The day before hundred of students, their parents
and community leaders dedicated and toured the building.
ambulance will benefit city in long run, officials say
ROCKY RIVER The Fire Department purchased a
third ambulance for $133,000. Safety Service Director James Linden
says the new vehicle will reduce wear and tear on the other two and
give the city's paramedics more redundancy.
in a bottle for Pirates
It took two days because of a severe thunderstorm that
suspended the game, but Rocky RIver defeated Highland 42-20 in its
officer's book examines notorious Cleveland mobster
Porrello, a local veteran police officer and author, will present
a history of organized crime in Cleveland Thursday evening at the
Fairview Park Library Branch.
His book about the notorious Irish-American mobster Danny Greene,
"To Kill the Irishman," has been optioned as a movie.