Archive for March 9th, 2017

Forest Lawn students experience cultural adventure during ’round-the-world trip’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Sheffield Village

By Michele Murphy

They carried their construction paper passports and luggage and lined up at the doorway waiting a bit impatiently to have those passports stamped. Then they walked through the doorway festooned with blue and white crepe paper streamers.

“Yassou!” (Hello!)

Welcome to Greece. Second-grade students at Forest Lawn School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District were in day five of their whirlwind “round-the-world” trip …Read More

Knollwood students celebrate reading

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Kindergarten and first-grade students at Knollwood Elementary School in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District participated in a weeklong series of activities intended to encourage their love of books and reading as part of Read Across America.

‘Oh, the places you’ll go’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

This was a big week for for very young children in the Sheffield-Sheffield Lake School District. Kindergarten and first-grade students celebrated reading in connection with Read Across America while second-grade students traveled the world during Culture Days. Both activities are featured elsewhere in today’s edition. As much fun as the week’s activities were — and they were because I was there two days — I …Read More

Police not requesting funding for body cams in 2017 budget

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

North Ridgeville

By Michael Fitzpatrick

The North Ridgeville City Council’s finance committee held three days of meetings/hearings with various department heads as it planned out its 2017 budget.

Over three days, the heads of the different departments, such as fire, police, parks and recreation, appear in front of the committee and go over the money they are asking for and explain how it will be used.

Typically, police and …Read More