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RR Businesses Contribute to WVIZ/PBS Auction

The 49th annual WVIZ/PBS Live Televised Auction airs Thursday, April 28 to Sunday, May 1 (3 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Thursday and Friday, and noon until 1 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday).

Thanks to the generosity of area merchants, goods and services with a Rocky River flair and focus will be featured in special Destination segments on Saturday, April 30 at noon, and Sunday, May 1 at 6 p.m. on the televised auction. Presenting the Rocky River Destination Boards on the air will be Bill Brink, General Manager, Beachcliff Market Square, and Liz Manning, Director, Rocky River Chamber of Commerce.

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Volume 3, Issue 11, Posted 3:00 PM, 04.27.2016

Ambulance Chase: Celebrating 15 Years of Fun & Fitness

Go team!!!

The start of spring is a welcome reminder that it’s time once again to gather our teams for the annual “Ambulance Chase 5K/1 Mile” event. This year’s race will take place on Sunday, May 1, at Lakewood Park and celebrates 15 years of running, walking, wellness and community spirit.

The Ambulance Chase is always met with enthusiasm by our family and friends. In fact, last year “Team Pfahl” had over 60 runners/walkers that registered for the race.

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Volume 3, Issue 11, Posted 4:20 PM, 04.14.2016

Regional Premiere of "Shining City" at Beck Center

Beck Center for the Arts proudly presents the regional premiere of "Shining City" from April 1 through May 1 in the intimate Studio Theater. Show times are 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays.

Written by the Tony® nominated and Olivier® winning playwright Conor McPherson, this haunting play begins when a guilt-ridden man reaches out to his therapist after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. Wrestling with his own demons, the therapist can only do so much to help. Their sessions soon become a gripping struggle to survive through parallel journeys of self-discovery.  

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:28 PM, 04.05.2016

The Dancing Soul

In the past three months, I met some amazing people while I was traveling to different countries. When I recall those memories, I noticed the one thing that was common in all of us was that our souls are always dancing to do more things in life.

Learn How to Create Your Own Reality with the Basic ThetaHealing® Class on April 29, 30 and May 1. Visit for more information and to register.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:23 PM, 04.05.2016

LWV Presents Land and Water Forum

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland will present a free forum on stormwater management on Monday, May 2 at 7 p.m., at Westlake Porter Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. in Westlake.  Ms. Kyle Dreyfuss-Wells, Deputy Director of Watershed Programs, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NORSD), will speak on "Land and Water: Fixing Combined Sewers and Managing Stormwater for Clean and Abundant Fresh Water."

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Volume 3, Issue 11, Posted 3:36 PM, 04.25.2016

World’s Largest One-day Leadership Conference

Leadercast, the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, will be broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 6.  This year marks the 16th year of the annual leadership conference and the 4th year that Lutheran West High School in Rocky River will be hosting the event.

The theme of this year’s conference is Architects of Tomorrow, focusing on visionary leaders who imagine and build a future that is rich in innovation, collaboration and full of hope. A future where problems are solved, questions are answered, and confusion gives way to clarity.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:17 PM, 04.05.2016

Pianist Myer Returns to RR

Pianist Spencer Myer and baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco performing at a recent concert in California.

The Rocky River Chamber Music Society is pleased to usher in spring with an evening of art song and piano with baritone Mario Diaz-Moresco and pianist Spencer Myer on Monday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m. at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 Hilliard Blvd. in Rocky River. 

The program will feature art songs by Schubert, Poulenc, and Schumann, as well as solo piano works by Ravel and Schumann. 

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:25 PM, 04.05.2016

Neck Pain & Spinal Misalignments

Neck pain can wreak havoc on your life.  Given the age of computers and cell phones, neck pain has become a serious problem for many people.  For most who come to my office with neck pain, I am usually their last resort. They have tried many other forms of treatment with minimal results or just temporary relief. 

If you suffer with any type of neck pain, I would like you to join me at Panera Bread in Rocky River on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:15 p.m.  I will discuss the missing link in neck pain and how you can defeat the pain naturally.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:06 PM, 04.06.2016

The Hooley on Kamm's Corners™

Join in the fun!

Tagged West Park’s Homecoming Celebration, the 7th annual The Hooley on Kamm’s Corners™ kicks off at noon on Saturday, May 14, and runs until 8 p.m. on Lorain Avenue in the City of Cleveland neighborhood of Kamm’s Corners. Lorain Avenue will be closed to traffic from West 165 Street to Rocky River Drive.

“Hooley” is Irish slang for party or celebration. This one started out as a celebration of the new streetscape installed seven years ago. Today, The Hooley™ remains an annual day of live music, festival food, entertainment, and activities for all ages, presented by Kamm’s Corners Development Corporation.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:56 PM, 04.06.2016

It's Never Too Late to Learn

"Poppies" by Marilyn Sherako.

Life-long learners from the Rocky River Senior Center oil painting class under my direction have spent the past year learning the basic skills of oil painting. All started as novice oil painters last March. They culminated their year-long lessons by studying and painting works of art by "Master Artists" of the past.

We took a field trip to the Cleveland Museum of Art's show "Painting the Secret Garden: Monet to Matisse" to find inspiration.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:58 PM, 04.06.2016

Collector, Not Hoarder

Americans are the number-one consumers in the world. For most of us that live relatively "normal" lives, our procurement and retention of goods would not be considered hoarding or collecting.  In the definitions of these words, there’s no mention of anything negative or even passionate about hoarding or collecting, respectively.

Even though we are big time consumers, do you know a collector? As the new generation of adults comes along, the interest in collecting seems to be weakening. I would hope, however, that being a collector would never be viewed as hoarding.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:29 PM, 04.07.2016

Recycle Plastic Plant Containers at Lowe’s

Spring has begun to stir in Northeast Ohio! That means gardening season is just around the corner. Whether you are sprucing up your garden beds or redoing your landscaping, you will likely amass your fair share of plastic plant pots and trays. How do you dispose of these items?

Well, we are in luck! Many people don't know that in 2011, Lowe’s expanded its recycling program at all 1,700-plus American stores to accept plastic plant containers.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:09 PM, 04.06.2016

What You Need to Know About Zika Virus

As awareness of the Zika virus increases across the U.S., public concern is growing about this
vector-borne illness. While we are not experts in the virus itself, we are experts in effective mosquito
control and support efforts to educate the public on both Zika virus and how to reduce mosquito
activity. Tthe following is some basic information about Zika, how to best protect yourself from contact with mosquitoes, and resources for up-to-date information on the virus.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 4:01 PM, 04.06.2016

All Styles Considered

We have been doing interiors and providing our friends with unique and comfortable home furnishings for over 30 years. Classic Style always remains fresh, sophisticated and new, if you have the talent to blend it wisely.  So get those creative juices flowing. Here are some tips to soothe the decorating angst of the most frustrated home owner.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:24 PM, 04.07.2016

Designing Ideas

Design is a buzz word that permeates the business and entrepreneurial press. Publications such as the "Harvard Business Review, Inc." and "Fast Times' have devoted entire issues to the topic.

The design concept is connected to innovation and creativity, but design means something more. It is a process that depends on innovation and creativity to implement that process.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:20 PM, 04.07.2016

West Shore Council of Governments Meeting of March 9

County Office of Sustainability Director Mike Foley spoke.  His department, formed 13 months ago, was created to encourage use of greener energy.  He spoke about the Clean Energy Finance Hub, which will help businesses, institutions, local governments, and homeowners reduce their energy costs and access affordable clean energy retrofits and renewable power supplies.  This bundling would take advantage of a 30% tax credit for solar power installations. His department will also help cities by performing energy audits.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:26 PM, 04.07.2016

It's Been an Honor to Serve

State Representative Nan Baker

Thank you to my loyal supporters and my campaign team over the past several years.  As the election results for the March 15 Primary did not support my candidacy for State Senator, I am very proud of our strong, positive grassroots campaign.

It has been an honor to serve at the Ohio House representing the 16th Ohio House District. 

We have prevailed to win four terms as State Representative and as I am term-limited, my service at the Ohio House will end December 31, 2016.  We have accomplished a great deal.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:27 PM, 04.07.2016

Rotary Honors Contest Winners

Winners of the Rotary club's Four-Way Test Speech Contest were (from left) Steven Webber, third place; Kerrigan Hall, first place; Breanna Redden, fourth place; and Elizabeth Pearlman, second place.

Winners of Rotary’s annual Speech, Music, and Visual Arts Contest were honored at an awards ceremony in March at the Beck Center for the Arts. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River, the competition showcases the incredible talents of students attending one of five high schools – Lakewood, Lutheran West, Magnificat, Rocky River, and St. Edward.

Speech contest semi-finals and finals were held in March. Speeches were of original content and based on “The Four-Way Test of Rotary,” which asks, “Is it the truth, Is it fair to all concerned, Will it build goodwill and better friendships, and Will it be beneficial to all concerned?”

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:22 PM, 04.07.2016

Rotary Foundation to Award Scholarships

The Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Foundation is offering grants for study in any accredited post-high school educational institution. Four grants of $2,500 will be awarded toward the cost of one year’s tuition.

Applications must be received by 3 p.m. on Monday, April 11. The awards will be presented on June 13.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 4:25 PM, 03.02.2016

Rotary Honors 14 West Shore Career-Tech Students

Rotary honors top performers in Career-Technical programs.

West Shore Career-Technical District Outstanding Student Award recipients were honored by the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River at its luncheon on March 14 at the Don Umerley Civic Center.

The 14 students, top performers in their Career-Technical programs, were chosen for their exemplary accomplishments in the classroom, school activities, clubs, athletics and service in the community. Each student exemplifies traits of leadership, dedication, responsibility, caring, community involvement, and initiative.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:23 PM, 04.07.2016

Politics and the Worst in People

Why does it seem the politics bring out the worst in people? I am getting ready to “unfollow” some people on Facebook.  I like these people and care about them, but I don’t care for the choices they are making right now.  I don’t believe social media should be used to express personal opinions - rudely.  Many people are passionate about what is going on in our country.  However, no one has the right to assume that everyone shares his or her views and dissatisfactions. 

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:31 PM, 04.07.2016

Camp Runamok

When my 11-year-old son went to his first overnight camp in Akron, the counselors encouraged my wife and I to write a reassuring letter that he could read on his first night.

For reasons I now find inexplicable, I decided to write a “humorous” letter from 10 years in the future. In it, I described his little brother’s college experience and his little sister’s new driver’s license.  I also told him we had moved to a new house in Westlake. I thought he’d find my creativity amusing.

By his own account, he cried for three nights.

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Volume 3, Issue 10, Posted 3:37 PM, 04.07.2016

Connecting for Kids Honors RR Resident

Stacy Miner and her sons.

Connecting for Kids honored Rocky River resident Stacy Miner as its Parent of the Year at its Annual Fundraiser in late February. Connecting for Kids offers education and support for families with questions or concerns about their child, with a focus on children birth through age 12.

 “Last year was the first time we presented a parent award and now we are making it an annual tradition to honor a parent who has made a difference in the lives of area families and their children with special needs,” said Sarah Rintamaki, Executive Director of Connecting for Kids.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:52 PM, 03.04.2016

Dan Coughlin Honored at Ohio Rose Selection

Dan Coughlin received third Westlake World Partners Founders Award.

Local celebrity and longtime Rocky River resident Dan Coughlin was honored in February as the third recipient of the Westlake World Partners Founders Award.  The award recognizes individuals who have distinguished themselves through their support of the Ohio Rose Centre.

Dan was recruited as event emcee for WWP’s inaugural Rose selection in 2011. Northeast Ohio’s legendary sportswriter, sportscaster and author was not only instrumental in helping to get the event off the ground through his celebrity draw, but he also is well regarded for his care in working with Rose hopefuls.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 11:26 AM, 03.04.2016

A Unique Offering: Drive-Thru Ashes

One Rocky River church brought itself to the curb to serve Ash Wednesday commuters with the mark of the cross, signifying the beginning of Lent, the Christian season of repentance.

Ignoring the bone-chilling cold and icy footing, Rocky River United Methodist Church's Rev. Dan Bogre and Pastor Paul Bennett went car to car during the morning and evening rush hours on Ash Wednesday (February 10) to serve individuals heading to work, parents taking kids to school, and anyone else who happened to drive by.

Volunteers stood along the street with signs announcing the offer of ashes, a personal prayer, and a Lenten blessing.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:50 PM, 03.04.2016

A Better Fish Fry

The Seafood Department at Whole Foods Market.

When you walk up to the seafood counter at the Whole Foods Market in Rocky River, you’ll find a team swimming in knowledge.  Led by Geoff Crump, the team of four is sourcing some of the freshest fish in Northeast Ohio.  In fact, not only can the team often trace the seafood to the boat it was caught on – occasionally they can tell you the name of the fisherman who caught it!

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 11:21 AM, 03.04.2016

Lakewood High Class of 1971 Reunion

The Lakewood High Class of 1971 is having their 45th Reunion on June 10 and 11. Friday night at 6 p.m. there will be a gathering at VOSH in Lakewood with a cash bar. This event is free. On Saturday, there will be a picnic at 4:00 p.m. All food will be  provided for a cost of only $15.00 per person.

RSVP with you check for $15.00 to LHS Class of 1971, 1311 Marlowe Avenue, Lakewood, Ohio 44107 by May 15.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 11:38 AM, 03.01.2016

NCH Earns National Recognition for Care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has recognized North Coast Health as a NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home, Level 3, for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term relationships. By enhancing patient engagement and improving outcomes, North Coast Health earned the highest level of recognition.

The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of primary care that combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care, and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians. 

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 11:23 AM, 03.04.2016

The RR Home Furnishings Loop

Cleveland is filled with hot spots, from University Circle with museums and Severance Hall to the near West Side with top-rated restaurants in Ohio City and Tremont. Some of these hot spots focus on food, others on theater or shopping. If one thing has not brought attention to a neighborhood, the mere existence of the whole has made it a hot spot. Unique areas like Chagrin Falls or Little Italy are great examples.

Believe it or not, Rocky River has also developed into a hot spot. Many may say the great restaurants that attract River residents and East siders alike are the draw. But there is another draw too: The “Loop” with its many options to help you feather your nest. Yes, Rocky River is a growing district for home furnishings.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:54 PM, 03.04.2016

Is Tipping Becoming Obsolete?

Recently some restaurants and other service businesses have started to ask customers not to tip their staff. Moreover, the Food Channel predicted a no-tipping future on its list of 2016 Top Ten Trends.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:47 PM, 03.04.2016

RR Municipal Income Tax

The City’s process to convert to RITA from CCA for municipal income tax administration continues. The CCA transaction volume is winding down, while the RITA activity is ramping up.  As of February 16, access to the RITA electronic filing services was not yet available, but it is expected to come online as other steps in the conversion process are completed. 

All transactions should be made to RITA.  Estimated payments for 2015 and 2016 may be made to RITA.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 4:27 PM, 03.02.2016

West Shore Council of Governments Meeting of February 10

This report is not an official statement of the League of Women Voters.  Mayor Bobst's office prepares official minutes.

Topics discussed were proposed RTA service cuts and fare increases although ridership is up.  A meeting is planned for February 23 to discuss consolidating fire services in WCOG.  It was noted that ambulances now in use provide many more services and capabilities than in the past.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 11:31 AM, 03.04.2016

Airplane Protocol: Put Friendly Back into Travel

If you have had the opportunity to fly lately, you may have noticed that there is very little “friendly” in the sky.  In fact, flying has become rather chaotic and abrasive at times.  Passengers are shuffled from line to line and expected to maintain a calm disposition when told that a flight has been canceled or delayed for some ambiguous reason. 

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:48 PM, 03.04.2016

Reel Relief

March is when the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) sweeps in like a movie star hero and saves us from our own Hi-Def hibernation. Call it “Winter Washout”, “Slush Syndrome,” or anything you want, but it’s a fact that even the most ardent film fan is vulnerable to some sort of couch–based collapse that leaves one craving nothing more than  a remote control and a family-size bag of Ruffles for the winter homestretch.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:46 PM, 03.04.2016

A Tale of Irish Ingenuity

I never knew my grandparents, never even saw a picture of them. I was a child of immigrants, raised in an enclave of the newly arrived Irish. I didn’t have a relationship with my grandparent because they lived some 3,000 miles away.

But there was one story in my family history that I think had a long-reaching effect on all the descendants of my family. It is the story of my great grandfather's visit to Cleveland.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:49 PM, 03.04.2016

Fairview Park Branch Library Programs

March 3 at 7:00 p.m.   Hip to That - a four-piece jazz band - will swing the socks off the library!  Playing jazz standards, crossover charts and even a few pop tunes, Hip to That is a diverse group that works their own flavor into each song they perform.  Registration required.   

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:56 PM, 03.04.2016

Upcoming Programs and Events at RR Public Library

March 1 at 1:00 p.m.   Join us for an inspirational book discussion ofI Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban” by Malala Yousafzai. The youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Malala, a young Pakistani student, is an advocate for women's rights and education who survived an assassination attempt. Come share your thoughts of this amazing young woman's life.

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Volume 3, Issue 9, Posted 2:55 PM, 03.04.2016

Forward Fairview Park

Have you noticed that businesses on Lorain Road in Fairview Park have a high turnover rate?  If you have, you’re not the only one.  After seeing multiple business closings, a group of concerned citizens have banded together with the goal of revitalizing the Fairview Park Lorain Road corridor.  Lorain Road runs directly through the heart of Fairview Park and has high potential to become a proper main street, flush with people, activity and small businesses. The group, Forward Fairview Park, was formed this past summer to help make that vision happen. 

Monthly meetings are held at the Fairview Park Town Hall on the last Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The next meeting is February 23.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:36 PM, 02.01.2016

Martinez E-B Exhibit at Beck Center

"By His Stripes" by Martinez E-B.

Beck Center for the Arts is pleased to present Martinez E-B’s solo exhibition "So, Let Them Have Color"in the Jean Bulicek Galleria from February 5 to March 6. An Artist’s Reception will take place Friday, February 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  This exhibition will coincide with Beck Center’s production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s "In the Heights", the Tony Award® winning musical.

Martinez E-B’s exhibition at the Beck is a series of paintings and collages. This collection of work re-contextualizes signs, flags, mementos, color, and the notion of social belonging.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:38 PM, 02.01.2016

Fun to be Had at FP Senior Center

Lent is just around the corner and you know what that means – Fish Fry!  The Center will offer a fish fry every Friday during Lent, with the exception of Good Friday. Be sure you mark your calendar to give ours a try!  You may dine in or carry out.  We will be offering a choice of four adult dinners with all the trimmings: beer battered cod, lake perch, butterfly shrimp, or pierogi dinner with grilled onions. Adult dinners are $8.00.  A kid’s meal of macaroni & cheese and applesauce will cost $4.00.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:53 PM, 02.03.2016

Harriet Beekman: A Passionate Patriot

Harriet leads the Pledge of Allegiance at the Fairview Warriors Stadium.

I received a call last week from Harriet Beekman, a Fairview Park resident, asking me if The Rockport Observer could publish a letter she received from a member of the military in Afghanistan. I am not typically a writer, but when I went to Harriet’s home to meet her, I knew that those in the Rockport community who did not know her would want to.

Harriet is the chairperson and founder of the We Do Care Committee in Fairview Park. She called because she wanted to share the letter with the students of St. Angela’s, Messiah Lutheran, and Mayer Middle School.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:48 PM, 02.03.2016

If You Would Like to Donate...

The We Do Care Committee is in need of the following items for packages being sent overseas to our military:

  • Powder Drink Mix (Gatorade, Kool-Aid, Crystal Light)
  • Hot Chocolate Packets (Swiss Miss, Nestle, etc.)
  • Tuna & Chicken Salad (In Foil Pouches, or Ready-To-Eat Kits) – No Cans
  • Beef Jerky / Slim Jims
  • Sunflower Seeds & Pumpkin Seeds
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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:49 PM, 02.03.2016

Letter from an American Soldier

The following is excerpted from a letter sent to Mrs. Beekman and addressed to her,  the We Do Care team, and the students of Fairview Park schools.

I hope this letter finds you all safe and well. The care package with the letters from Kelly DeGross, Sean Conlan, Claire Horansky, Tiffany Delamater, Amanda Slotta, Elizabeth Coulter, and Daniel DeVenny made it to a strategic FOB in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, about 37km from Pakistan. It was awesome to receive things from home that we don't get very often, but the letters were the real high point.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:46 PM, 02.03.2016

FP Chamber Honors First Federal of Lakewood

First Federal of Lakewood was honored as Fairview Park Chamber's Business of the Year.  Branch Manager, Kathy Murphy, accepted the plaque on behalf of the company along with Vice President, Jeff Bechtel.  Kathy has served on the chamber's board as Treasurer for four years and has been an active member for many years.  First Federal of Lakewood has been a strong supporter of the chamber, as well as an original Power of More sponsor, since it came to Fairview in 1985.

In photo are First Federal of Lakewood staff Jeff Bechtel, Marie Marrali, Bethany Germano, Kathy Murphy, Bonny Carroll, and David Worcester.


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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:50 PM, 02.03.2016

Entrepreneurship and Depression

Studies of entrepreneurs recently have reported high levels of stress, isolation, fatigue and fear of failure. These are also symptoms associated with people suffering from clinical depression. The connection may not be a coincidence.

In the U.S. more than 30 million individuals age 12 or older have been diagnosed as clinically depressed. Antidepressants are the most prescribed medication for adults under the age of 45. Unfortunately, reports show a 50% failure rate for antidepressants. Half of the people taking them stop, with only 10% of them following up with doctors.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:54 PM, 02.03.2016

Police Officers Are People Too

A police officer is someone who voluntarily makes sacrifices to protect others. In some cases, they make the ultimate sacrifice and lose their lives. They enforce laws to protect society and respond to calls for service.  Officers make split- second decisions that citizens, the media, lawyers, judges, and politicians sometimes spend years debating. A split- second decision may be the last one an officer ever makes. If everything a police officer does is scrutinized, why would anyone want to be one? A police officer chooses to accept the risks and sacrifices.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 3:52 PM, 02.03.2016

Goldfish Swim School Opens in Fairview Park

Goldfish Swim School, Cleveland’s leading water safety and swim lesson school offering infant and child swim lessons, is pleased to announce that its new 8,900-square-foot location in Fairview Park opened in January. The newest addition to the Goldfish Swim School family joins a thriving East Side location (open since 2012) and dozens of other successful Goldfish locations throughout the United States.

Goldfish Swim School provides year-round swim instruction to children ages 4 months to 12 years in a unique setting with highly trained instructors, small class sizes (max 4:1 student-to-teacher ratio), warm 90-degree pools, and a state-of-the-art water purification system.

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Volume 3, Issue 8, Posted 4:33 PM, 02.06.2016