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Lakewood resident Frances Inak juggles/kicks a soccer ball as her main exercise following a bout with cancer. She loves finding different locales and recently was pictured at Huntington Beach in Bay Village at sunrise.

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After months of being closed, the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center in Bay Village has begun offering guided tours through its many animal exhibits. Visitors will get a chance to see how the organization cares for the animals, including bald eagles, turtles and snakes. Up to six people w…

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The setup in Sam Winterberger’s front yard is relatively simple, but the execution has become highly detailed.

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North Olmsted City Schools will begin the school year entirely online, a response to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health’s July 29 recommendation amid a Level 3 COVID-19 status.

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Work on a new $170,500 pavilion in Rocky River Park on Beach Cliff Boulevard is expected to wrap up by the end of the month. Construction crews are installing the last decorative elements and landscaping crews are re-seeding the grass, Recreation Director Bob Holub said last week.

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City Council has approved spending $164,000 on an engineering study for a proposed new roundabout at the three-way intersection of Mills Road, Stoney Ridge Road and Avalon Drive.

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Rocky River school district officials still have a lot to figure out as they debate whether to have online or in-person learning for the fall semester, which begins Aug. 31. The debate includes fall sports.

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Student athletes took to the streets of Bay Village last week, protesting the cancellation of sports within the district in response to COVID-19 concerns. Their activism resulted in a rethinking of the ruling.

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The Avon Lake Police Department is investigating Joceyln Wright, a former Lorain County caregiver, after disturbing photographs and videos of elderly patients were discovered on her phone.

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With the calm sound of water washing over rocks in Porter Creek and the wind rustling the lush canopy, it can be easy to hit sensory overload in Bay Village’s Huntington Reservation.

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The city of North Olmsted received just more than $760,000 in CARES Act funding in June and has until the end of December to spend it or return it to Cuyahoga County.

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Westlake city schools plan to follow the recommendation of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and on Aug. 2 announced plans to move to all remote classes for at least the first semester of the 2020-21 school year.

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When students arrive for opening day Sept. 8 in Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools, there will be two new principals to greet them. Emily Adkins, who has served the past two years as Brookside Middle School principal, will become principal at the high school as well. Jennifer Martinez wil…

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Rocky River is the 13th-safest city in the United States and fifth-safest in Ohio, based on information gathered by SafeWise, an independent research firm that specializes in safety research. Mayor Pamela Bobst made the announcement during City Council’s meeting on July 27.

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Calling area artists — especially veterans and young artists. The North Olmsted Arts Commission is inviting Northeast Ohio veterans to share artistically their experiences in the military in the 2020 Veterans Art Gallery. The commission is also sponsoring a competition for North Olmsted resi…

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At the beginning of summer Rocky River resident Emily Hausman noticed a new family had moved in behind her house on Hilliard Boulevard. Only this family was a small herd of deer with a newborn fawn.

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The Ohio High School Athletic Association has given the OK for all fall sports in the state to begin practicing and three to begin play. Many schools opened their practices Saturday.

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North Ridgeville City Schools recently announced its 2020-21 policy for free and reduced-price meals under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs.

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Westlake City School officials extended the deadline to Friday for parents to sign up for all-remote learning for their children. The new deadline was set during the July 27 school board meeting following the recommendation of district Superintendent Scott Goggin.

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Sheffield Village is asking its 300 businesses how they are faring during the pandemic and what help they need staying open and growing. The online survey will close Monday.

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At the beginning of summer Rocky River resident Emily Hausman noticed a new family had moved in behind her house on Hilliard Boulevard. Only this family was a small herd of deer with a newborn fawn.

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How to bait a hook. How to cast a line into the water. How to know when you’re getting a bite and how to reel your line back to shore. These are just a few of the fishing basics learned by youngsters under 15, courtesy of the city recreation department’s Fishing with Friends.

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After months of being closed, the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center in Bay Village has begun offering guided tours through its many animal exhibits. Visitors will get a chance to see how the organization cares for the animals, including bald eagles, turtles and snakes. Up to six people w…

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Sheffield Village Council has approved hiring an engineering firm to begin planning for upgrades and repaving of Harris and Lake Breeze Roads as early as next year.

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Westshore seniors weren’t just feeling like a million bucks, they were feeling like a pot of gold! The Rocky River Senior Center hosted an Irish celebration Friday to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day after the pandemic postponed it in March. About 100 senior citizens listened to music by The New …

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Curbside service has become a popular offering among restaurants because of the pandemic. Now seniors on the Westshore have one specifically for them with the help of O’Neill Healthcare’s “Curbside Lunch and Learn” event.

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It’s been almost a year since kayakers noticed blue paint oozing down the cliffside of the Rocky River. Recently, contractor Oscar Serratos-Lozano, 42, pleaded no contest and was found guilty of illegally dumping blue paint into Lake Erie while refinishing a pool on Frazier Drive. He was fin…

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When Bay Village senior Emma Spirollari was in middle school, one of her classmates asked if her parents, Albanian immigrants, were terrorists. It’s moments like this that she and Bay Village school district officials are working to stamp out through community awareness campaigns.

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Gus Godinez sounded happy and enthusiastic even though he had just completed his shift as a respiratory therapist at University Hospitals and spent nearly an hour driving home.

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These days, Stop 65 of the Lake Shore Electric Railway at the intersection of Electric Boulevard and Lake Road probably is best known as the location of a bright orange passenger car once used by the long-defunct railway system.

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The striking bright neon graffiti mural honoring Bay High School’s Class of 2020 has become a new attraction in Bay Village. With popular video game characters like Mario and Donkey Kong and a row of five black lights illuminating the painting at night, it’s not hard to see why.

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The striking bright neon graffiti mural honoring Bay High School’s Class of 2020 has become a new attraction in Bay Village. With popular video game characters like Mario and Donkey Kong and a row of five black lights illuminating the painting at night, it’s not hard to see why.

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Next month marks the 100th anniversary celebrating the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. While the event holds national significance, Lakewood officials plan on celebrating it by honoring a local hero who played a big role in its success.

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Becoming principal at Gilles-Sweet Elementary School is a natural progression for Matt Krivak.

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A Strongsville man described as jealous is accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend at the woman’s Bay Village home, police said.

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Avon resident William Allport has been coming to see his uncle at The Harbor Court in Rocky River twice a week for five years. Since the pandemic, he’s continued to visit, talking to him from the front porch of the building. While their visits haven’t changed, how they communicate has.

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One year, not five years, is all the notice Westlake would need to give to Cleveland Water should local officials ever decide to separate from that department.

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“Orange cone season” is expected to last into the fall this year, as city officials prepare for street and sidewalk repairs. On Monday, July 27, council was expected to approve two contracts totaling $773,591 for work including the 2020 street paving program and a sidewalk repair project. Wo…

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The Senior and Community Services Department is bringing back its Curbside Food Pickup program beginning Thursday and continuing on the last Thursday of every month at least through September.

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Organizers of the North Ridgeville Corn Festival are offering a sweet deal to help make up for canceling this year’s festival because of COVID-19.