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Suburban law directors powerful, but private
Law directors are among the most powerful players in suburban governments, drafting legislation and giving direction to mayors and city councils.
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Westlake school board sets special meeting in superintendent search: West Shore Morning Links
Special meeting: The Westlake school board has scheduled a special meeting for Thursday at 1 p.m. in the district's administrative offices, 27200 Hilliard Blvd. The public session is to further discuss the search for a successor to Superintendent Dan Keenan, who is resigning at the end of July.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Michael G. Shoaf is superintendent of Rocky River City School District.
With violent events seemingly on the rise in schools across the country, district leaders must develop fluid and thorough safety plans .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Law directors in Middleburg, Brook Park and Berea have wide range of duties
Peter Hull has investigated several officials during his 31 years as Middleburg Heights' prosecutor and an overlapping 29 as law director.
Rocky River's Goldwood Primary School PTA Playground Renovation Committee held a Kids' Triathlon Friday
The Goldwood PTA Playground Renovation Committee, co-chaired by Beth McBride, Liz Harmath and Erin Konet, held a Kids' Triathlon 6 - 8 p.m. Friday, to raise money for the new playground being installed this summer at Goldwood Primary School, 21600 Center Ridge Road in Rocky River.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Do you know these guys? Law director's role in Bay Village, Rocky River or Westlake can go unnoticed
A mayor and city council may represent the face of municipal government, but law directors are at the heart of most decisions.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Spring is prime time to take a kid fishing around Northeast Ohio
Spring is a fine time to get out the fishing tackle, round up the kids and head to one of many great fishing holes to catch stocked trout or other feisty game fish.
Rocky River: Man pleads not guilty in Westlake shootingRocky River:...
Bond was set at $1 million for the man who fired multiple shots at a Westlake building on Saturday, prompting the closing of Center Ridge Road.
Rocky River High School students dominate speech awards: West Shore Morning Links
The Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood hosted this week's Celebration of Student Achievement, where Rocky River High School students captured three of the four top awards in the speech contest.
West Shore Sun
24th annual Cowan Pottery Symposium planned at Rocky River Public Library: West Shore Chatter
The popular pottery found a new home at Rocky River Public Library in 1978, when 800 pieces were purchased and housed in a museum at the library.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Rocky River Planning Commission approves controversial Rockcliff driveway for Joe's Deli
Joe's Deli and Restaurant, a popular eatery that packs in patrons, has won approval to build a second driveway off Rockcliff Drive.
Westlake considers shift to automated trash collection: West Shore Morning Links
Trash collection: Should Westlake switch to automated trash collection? City officials want to know what residents think and are gathering those opinions through a survey available on the city's website through April 20. City Council is slated to discuss the results during an April 23 meeting set for 7 p.m. at city hall.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Rocky River's Pirate Press staff wins high school media association awards
Morgan Russell, from left, Tudor Sandu, Gillean Eames, adviser Ashley Morris, Holly Krampitz, Sarah Capri, Meghan Donnelly and Andrea McGannon represent Rocky River High School's Pirate Press at the Ohio Scholastic Media Association's annual conference on Friday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Lakewood launches pilot sewer project in hopes of reducing expensive sewer upgrades
The city is launching a stormwater pilot study in hopes it will reduce sanitary sewer overflows that pollute the Rocky River and eventually Lake Erie.
Intoxicated man harasses police officer: Rocky River Police Blotter
Intoxication, Center Ridge Road: An officer was in Walgreens on April 2 around 11:30 p.m. when a man yelled, "What's up bro" and then began staring at the officer.
Prom fashion show in Rocky River about more than dressing up: West Shore Morning Links
Seniors Robby Olander and Madi Rizi were the top fundraisers in this yeara s Rocky River High School Prom Fashion Show.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Police continue to search for the person who fired shots at Westlake business
Police from Westlake and numerous other departments continue to search for the person who fired several shots from the woods toward businesses on Center Ridge Road.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Medina Gazette
Yoga studio owner looks to stretch out under the sun
Chelsea Piszczek, 23, of Lakewood, plans to host yoga classes at the picturesque farm Saturday and Sunday mornings starting in May and continuing into early fall.
West Shore Sun
Fitness Challenge promotes wellness in Rocky River: West Shore Chatter
The starting assessment is set for 8 a.m. to noon April 12 at the Rocky River Recreation Center .
Community to fete Grace Ivan's 102nd birthday: Lakewood Postings
A lot has happened in the past century and Grace Ivan was there to witness much of it.