Mario’s North Royalton returns to its Italian roots

Before Mario Dabramo opened his namesake restaurant in 2017, he spent 30 years working in the construction business. He had always dreamed of opening a restaurant, but the timing had never felt right, until it did. Like a true entrepreneur full of determination and oblivious to risk, Dabramo walked into the building that was to become his restaurant and asked the owner if she was interested in selling. She agreed, a deal was drawn up and three months later, Mario’s opened at 6031 Royalton Road. The spot has a storied history; it has housed a handful of now-closed restaurants like Caribbean ....

Mar 5, 2019

Spring clean by using the three “R’s,” Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

With spring just around the corner, turn your attention to spring cleaning. The city has made that task a bit easier with its introduction last year of simple recycling, which will collect your soft recyclable materials, such as clothes and small household items. All residents need to do is to place the items in the orange bags that have been provided and take it to the curb on the normal rubbish days. The items will be picked up and more orange bags provided. What could be more simple! “Soft Recyclable means items of an individual weight less than fifty (50) pounds and can be carried b ....

Mar 5, 2019

Number of white tailed deer is slowly declining

The numbers are in for the latest deer hunting season. The Ohio Deer Hunting Season for 2018-19, for archery started on September 29, 2018 and concluded on February 3, 2019, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. With this season’s end, North Royalton Chief of Police, Ken Bilinovich reported the 2018-19 season’s update to the Council Safety Committee at their meeting on February 19. The number of white tailed deer have been slowly, but steadily declining with the passage of ordinances for the hunting of white tailed deer several years ago, which allowed the bow hunting ....

Mar 5, 2019

Markie Michalke represents NRHS at OMEA All-State Ensembles

One of the many highlights that focus on student performance are the OMEA All-State Ensembles for band, choir, jazz band and orchestra. More than 1,000 high school students from all across Ohio submitted applications and recorded auditions in May of 2018 in hopes of being selected to perform with these prestigious ensembles. North Royalton High School was represented by one high school band member - senior Markie Michalke (trumpet). The band was under the baton of Professor Emerita at The University of Texas, Paula Crider. They performed on February 1, in front of a packed house in the Grand B ....

Mar 5, 2019

School Board News

The North Royalton Board of Education’s monthly School Board meeting took place on Monday, February 11. The meeting began with the singing of the National Anthem by Valley Vista fourth grade students, who will also be performing at an upcoming Lake Erie Monsters game. The following building presentations were made: Albion Elementary/Royal View Elementary/Valley Vista Elementary: Over the past year and a half, staff members from these three elementary schools have been providing input on the design for the new elementary building. When it came time to have a discussion about the desi ....

Feb 19, 2019