Soldier thanks community for sending love from home

By SHERI STAFFORD Contributing Writer

This Monday, Memorial Day, we will honor United States Armed Forces fallen soldiers. These men and women made the ultimate sacrifice protecting our freedom. Many of us will attend a parade, picnic, and participate in other activities that are possible because throughout our nation’s history, brave men and women have fought for these privileges.

Every day, we have the opportunity to thank our current military members and veterans, and they are very grateful when we do. Community support from patriotic citizens can mean a lot to a service ma ....

Oct 15, 2015

Promoters hope for good Relay for Life turnout

The American Cancer Society is inviting the community to the Relay for Life event being held at the North Royalton YMCA from noon on May 31 until 6 a.m. on June 1. This year’s event got off to a slow start and organizers are hoping things will pick up and there will be a good turnout for this good cause. The Relay for Life is dedicated to raising money and awareness for cancer. Teams individually come up with ideas to raise funds which are then used for cancer research.

Opening ceremonies begin at noon followed by a survivor’s victory lap. All cancer survivors are invited to wal ....

Oct 15, 2015

Come to the North Royalton Fire Department Safety Fair & Open House on Saturday, May 10

The North Royalton Fire Department is sponsoring its 18th Annual Safety Fair and Open House on Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Safety Fair will be held at the North Royalton Fire Station, 7000 Royalton Road, and will kick off EMS week and include several special exhibits pertaining to safety issues relating to children. Last year’s event attracted approximately 500+ children and adults. There will be a lot to do and see, including fun and learning activities for the whole family! Refreshments will be served. Some of the exhibits included in this year’s event are: • North ....

Oct 15, 2015

Give CERT 17 minutes on May 17th - Volunteers are needed for simulated inoculation exercise

The North Royalton Community Emergency Response Team (NRCERT) holds to the truth that when disaster strikes people and their needs should be placed above all else. Established in 2003, NRCERT was created to assist the North Royalton safety forces in the event of a disaster or emergency. NRCERT currently has approximately 110 members from the community who are committed to North Royalton and its citizens. While in “peacetime,” when there are no pending disasters or emergencies, members from the NRCERT dedicate their time to receive training and to build skills. The training and skills ar ....

Oct 15, 2015


By GLORIA PLEVA KACIK Contributing Writer

Now that Spring is here and the warmer weather is starting to arrive, many turn their attentions to the outdoors. Spring is a perfect season for hosting an outdoor party. For a change, how about a garden party on a warm weekend afternoon or early evening. They are usually a little more formal than the usual backyard get together, where you can dress up your table and serve something a bit more fancy. Garden parties go back to British and French weekend getaways of the upper classes, who would gather on the grounds of the estates that would be soft ....

Oct 15, 2015