Patrolman indicted after charges are challenged

On March 8, a veteran police officer in the North Royalton Police Department was indicted on perjury, tampering with evidence and falsification. He was previously investigated after a judge’s ruling last fall that challenged his charges of an OVI. In April, 2018, a man was pulled over for a tinted window violation and a non-operating license plate light. The man was ultimately charged for those two misdemeanors, as well as OVI, Failure to Comply with Order or Signal of Police Officer and Resisting Arrest. The police initiating the traffic stop reported that the vehicle did not stop immed ....

Mar 18, 2019

Valley Vista Elementary holds “Out of This World” art show

Valley Vista Elementary showcased students’ artistic talents at their art show on February 21. The theme for the show followed the reading theme in the classroom, which was “Out of this World.” Each grade level was responsible for creating a project that dealt with space. Kindergartners learned hand coloring and intricate cutting skills when making astronauts. First graders used neon paint and paper for their neon Alien UFOs. The second graders used Modge Podge, tissue paper, gems and metallic markers when creating warm colored suns and cool colored moons. Third grade students painted ....

Mar 18, 2019

BlueLine Classics’ unique business takes you down memory lane

A true sense of nostalgia parks itself at 12492 York Road in North Royalton. That’s the site of BlueLine Classics, a business specializing in the buying and selling of classic cars. Even the most novice of car aficionados is easily awed by the classic sets of wheels lining BlueLine’s retro space. Their current inventory includes the likes of a 1966 Shelby Cobra, a 1969 Chevy Camaro, a 1965 Pontiac GTO and a 1967 Chevy Chevelle SS. Muscle cars – fast with big engines and a lot of horsepower – rank supreme. And even cooler than the cars? The rusted red Sanford And Son Salvage truck t ....

Mar 18, 2019

‘Great’ change coming to neighboring parochial school

Those on the journey with Saint Albert the Great and Church of the Assumption in Broadview Heights were treated to sight-seeing and some much-anticipated highlights during a recent Town Hall style gathering, the first public meeting held since the North Royalton parish announced it will manage the Broadview Heights parochial school next school year due to declining enrollment and the threat of closure. Staff and members from both parishes sat at attention in the Church of the Assumption pews March 5 to hear a progress report, roadmap and vision from Saint Albert the Great School Principal Ed ....

Mar 18, 2019

New produce market to serve seniors and those meeting low income criteria

Assisting those in need already tops the priority lists of several agencies and institutions scattered throughout the city, but that generosity is about to expand again. A produce market aptly named, “Unity In The Community,” will debut April 9 at the York Road Recreation Field Pavilion specifically serving low-income qualifying older adults living in the community. Though marketed to local senior citizens, the “Unity In The Community” North Royalton Produce Market will be available to anyone who meets the income criteria determined by the federal government poverty guidelines, said ....

Mar 18, 2019