Bicentennial Time Capsule to Be Buried October 27

North Royalton will officially turn 200 years old on Oct. 27. To mark the special occasion, residents are invited to attend the public burial of a bicentennial time capsule on the North Royalton Historical Society property located at 13759 Ridge Road. The time capsule burial marks the end of the City’s summer-long bicentennial celebration, which included a formal gala ball at Carrie Cerino’s Ristorante and Party Center, community picnic at Memorial Park and honorary mention at the Pet Carnival, annual Community Festival and other cherished civic events. If 2018 was a big year for North R ....

Oct 15, 2018

Gathering for a blessing of the animals

The congregation at Saint Albert the Great Church got a little more varied and noisier than usual October 7 with barks, whines, yips and meows. In honor of the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and ecology, the Wallings Road parish held a special ceremony for the blessing of pets. Hundreds of dogs in several breeds and sizes – and even a brave cat and pet rabbit – gathered on the lawn alongside their owners to receive a blessing from Pastor Edward Estok. The special ceremony also incorporated hymnal singing, prayer and intercessions. To help commemorate the eve ....

Oct 15, 2018

The Caring Closet provides a lending hand in a heartfelt way

Nestled inside the busy hallways of North Royalton High School is a small space that does very big things. The Caring Closet is a special storeroom that stocks clothing, shoes, food, toiletries, school supplies and other items for students in need. The response to the blink-and-you-might-miss-it space has been nothing short of enlightening. “I remember one student in particular asked me if I had any lotion, so we walked down to The Caring Closet, and once we got in there, he looked around at everything inside and said to me, ‘Can I have that pair of socks? It was wintertime and he sat ri ....

Oct 15, 2018

PHNR to function as a stand-alone organization with the NR YMCA

With full support of the North Royalton YMCA, the Partnership for a Healthy North Royalton (PHNR) will continue all of our prevention and education work in our community as a committee under the North Royalton YMCA board. “I’m so excited to continue the work I am passionate about for our community with the YMCA! As a member of the YMCA board for almost three years, I’ve seen and been a part of the wonderful ways the YMCA contributes to North Royalton and our community as a whole, and I know this is the right direction to take PHNR. I can’t wait to see what great things we can do togeth ....

Oct 15, 2018

Fun tradition and friendly rivalry between N Royalton and Broadview Hts. councilmen grows

What has become an annual tradition, North Royalton Ward 3 Councilman Dan Langshaw and Broadview Heights Ward 2 Councilman Brian Wolf will bet for charity on which team will win the Golden Shoe Game on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. when the Bears defend the Golden Shoe against the BBHHS Bees.   Typically, the loser of the bet wears the winning team’s T-shirt as part of his dress attire for a future city council meeting and then makes a donation to winner’s charity of choice. This year Councilman Langshaw is supporting the North Royalton Athletic Boosters and Councilman Wolf is supporting t ....

Oct 8, 2018