Briefs from Fairview Park, Rocky River and Westlake
The North Ridgeville High School Spectrum of Sound Show Choir performs before North Ridgeville Mayor Kevin Corcoran’s first State of the City Address at the North Ridgeville Academic Center on Friday. The Spectrum of Sound is directed by Sarah Miller.
Last August, with the blessing of Avon Lake City Schools officials, Avon Lake City Council increased the fine for passing a stopped school bus from $500 to $750, also adding the possibility of up to a 30-day jail sentence for offenders. We applauded that action then and we applaud Avon Lake’…
Once a dog family, always a dog family. While I was growing up in Fairview Park, we always had dogs. I remember playing with our beagle mix, Bonnie, when I was really small, maybe about 5 years old. I remember hugging her and I vaguely recall cuddling on the couch with her. It was traumatic …
Take a pinch of “Alien,” a dash of “Creature From The Black Lagoon”, a page or two from “Cthulhu” and some vague references to humans destroying the environment, mix with an attractive cast and voila: “Underwater.”
With speed and full-court fury that grew from a productive week of practice and a desire to end a four-game losing streak, the Olmsted Falls Bulldogs rushed out to a big first-quarter lead on the way to beating visiting North Olmsted 88-54 Friday.
North Olmsted and Olmsted Falls were perfect Thursday night in North Ridgeville. Both the Eagles and the Bulldogs finished 2-0 in a Southwestern Conference wrestling quad meet, beating North Ridgeville and Westlake.
Dear Rusty: My question is about the "restricted application for spousal benefits only" I saw referenced in an article. I will turn 66 in February and have applied for my "full retirement benefit" and will continue to work full time. My husband turned 66 this month and has not yet applied fo…
On the back of a 19-point first-half from Tommy Ruma, the Rocky River Pirates trailed host Fairview by just eight points at halftime.
An 18-4 advantage in the third quarter Saturday paved the way for a 48-33 victory by Avon girls basketball team over visiting Southwestern Conference rival North Ridgeville.
Members of the Avon High School hockey team took some time Friday to read to first and second graders at Avon East Elementary School. Assistant coach Craig Umland and players Vince Heironymus, Cal Miller, Alex Tompkins, Matthew Folds and Jack Goetz read stories such as “The Real Story of the…
North Olmsted is seeking an artist or a team of artists to create public art for the Butternut Ridge Pocket Park, which is being planned for a quarter-acre, triangle-shaped property on Butternut Ridge Road by the Canterbury Road intersection with Interstate 480.
Work on the city’s $10 million police station project has stalled because two key parts of the project will have to be rebid, delaying the project by at least six months and adding extra costs.
Residents of Fairview Park and Rocky River turned the tables on city workers over the holidays. They took part in Meal Trains that fed members of their police, fire and service departments.
When Katie Murphy’s mother, Jen, needed back surgery in February 2006 during the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, neither knew her time recovering would lead to a shared love for curling. Nearly 14 years later, that love has turned into a passion for Katie. The 17-year-old Fairview High Scho…
Steve Polly loves Rocky River. From the bustling nightlife, the access to the Metroparks to the school district that his two daughters, Evelyn and Iris attend. He loves it so much that he formed the Public Service Committee to help maintain the city’s image.
Pat McGannon knew the kind of damage humans were inflicting on the earth from a young age. A lifelong Bay Village resident, he was shocked at the amount of litter and pollution he saw on his way to St. Ignatius High School every morning.
AVON LAKE - A tragic school bus rollover crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that killed six children in 2016 grew into a cause for Rudy Breglia.
After months of seeing posts on the Community of Fairview Park Facebook page about the deterioration of the city’s animal kennel, Kathleen McCafferty couldn’t sit idly by any longer.
AVON - When Marci Rich looks back on growing up on Elyria’s south side, she has fond memories of the city's once-bustling downtown and vibrant neighborhoods that have vastly changed.
Every night before bed, Shelly Hyland would read “Have You Filled a Bucket Today” to her son Garrett and daughter Veronica.
David Ford knew when he began struggling with elbow issues while pitching for the Baltimore Orioles in 1985 it was time to retire. Now, nearly 35 years later, the 62-year-old former major leaguer is leaving his job on his own terms.