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Looking for a "Becky Runyon" Class of 68

September 11, 2016 by Joe Geiss (Register to contact)

Does anyone have any information on Becky? Thanks


October 20, 2015 by Wayne Fiening (Register to contact)

have obtained year book from Josie-mike zayak

looking for someone

October 7, 2015 by Wayne Fiening (Register to contact)

does anybody know the whereabouts of angie kretschmer class of 1977?


October 7, 2015 by Wayne Fiening (Register to contact)

looking for a 1973 yearbook from pleasant valley junior high will pay $50.00 for book.

Great News

August 20, 2014 by David La Rocco (Register to contact)

Some of you thought I would never amount to anything in life. And I understand for feeling.
But his is a flash for some. As of Aug. 20th 2013 I have been accepted in the Doctorial program of Education at the University of Phoenix. I have alway wanted to be called Doc. LaRock.
P.S...I am sorry for my sarcastic statement at the beginning of this News Flash...HONEST.

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Parma Heights' Kids in the Commons delivers free summer fun Aug. 10

The fourth annual free Kids in the Commons returns from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 10) at Greenbrier Commons in Parma Heights.

Parma City School District schedules Opening Kick-off event for Aug. 17 at Byers Field

For the third straight year, the Parma City Schools will be holding its Opening Kick-off. The all-day affair runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday (Aug. 17) at Byers ...

Valley Forge High School boasts 'unique' Class of 2019

Valley Forge High School Principal Janine Andrzejewski said the Class of 2019 will be remembered as an exceptional group of students.

Valley Forge High School to dedicate Vietnam Veterans Memorial on May 10

After nearly two years of fundraising and planning, the Valley Forge High School History Club is set to unveil its Vietnam Veterans Memorial at a special ...

Valley Forge High School Spanish teacher finds success using modern approach

The notion of 21st century learning started in the late '90s for Valley Forge High School Spanish teacher Sandra Fink, who early on found success using the ...

Valley Forge High School celebrates 2019 prom at Michaud's Catering & Event Center in Strongsville (photos)

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- Kathy Korfant, a teacher at Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights, has supervised the school's prom for five straight years. For her ...

Parma Symphony Orchestra schedules winter concert at Valley Forge High School

The Parma Symphony Orchestra returns to Parma Heights for its next concert scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday at the Valley Forge High School auditorium.

Valley Forge High School intervention specialist releases second limb-difference book

A decade ago Libbi Chilia published her debut book, "Imagine... Amazing Me!," which included photos of children from around the United States and Canada ...

Valley Forge High School Junior Cheer Clinic set for Jan. 17

Equal part fundraiser and spirit booster for the community, the annual Valley Forge High School Junior Cheer Clinic returns Jan. 17 at the Independence ...

Valley Forge High School students work for memorial to alumni killed during Vietnam war

A group of Valley Forge High School students and faculty members have worked for more than a year on a project to fund and design a school memorial to 15 ...

Parma Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Concert scheduled for Dec. 2 at Valley Forge High School

Parma Symphony Orchestra's 50th anniversary celebration continues with its Holiday Concert taking place at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Valley Forge High School ...

Valley Forge High School's Class of 2018 will be remembered for kindness

Valley Forge High School Principal Janine Andrzejewski said she'll remember the Class of 2018 for being very conscientious and kind.

Parma City School District seeking community input on consolidation

PARMA, Ohio -- It's time to talk consolidation in the Parma City School District. Exactly a year after the district received a new facilities assessment from Thomas ...

Parma City Schools talks consolidation at community master planning meetings

Since the beginning of the year, Parma City Schools Superintendent Charles Smialek has been visiting various buildings in the district with the simple idea of ...

Parma high school students participate in First Ring Student Leadership Academy

The Educational *Service* Center of Northeast Ohio's First Ring Student Leadership Academy this year included seven juniors from Normandy and Valley Forge ...

Officials investigate inappropriate photo at Valley Forge High School

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio- School officials are investigating after a student brought an inappropriate photo to Valley Forge High School. The photo, which was ...

Parma Heights resident teaching free yoga in the park at Greenbrier Commons

After practicing and teaching yoga for more than a decade around Northeast Ohio, Parma Heights resident Jill Pawloski decided the time was right to spread the ...

Video shows man get into fight with student he believes is bullying stepson

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio-- A local man is under investigation for allegedly assaulting a student at Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights. Police say video ...

Parma Heights' brand-new Parma Nutrition offering health-based options

Growing up in Parma, Willie Whittaker was always looking for the perfect location to enjoy a healthy option before and after playing football at Valley Forge High ...

Parma City Schools Band Spectacular scheduled for Oct. 6 at Byers Field

Once a year marching bands step out of their halftime entertainment role and take center stage at the Parma City Schools Band Spectacular, which takes place ...

Parma Heights police officer assists teen involved in hit-skip accident

Ron Felkonis knows what it's like to be a teenager driving their first car. For the Parma Heights patrolman, that was a 1976 Malibu.

Parma Schools' CBS Connects inviting parents and students to financial literacy event

When it comes to financial planning, it's never too early to start thinking about your future. For the Parma City Schools, that now includes inviting students in ...

Valley Forge High School students celebrate prom at Michaud's Catering & Event Center

On Friday night, seniors from Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights enjoyed prom at Michaud's Catering & Event Center in Strongsville.

Parma City School District spends $1 million on parking lot and roof repairs

Parma City Schools made the recent return of staff and students for the new school year that much smoother after spending more than $1 million on asphalt ...

Valley Forge High School DECA students connecting with Browns and Cavs

The school year isn't close to being half over, yet the Valley Forge High School DECA students have been quite busy working with both the Cleveland Browns ...

Former Vice President Joe Biden visits Parma Heights encouraging people to vote on Tuesday  Cleveland 19 News

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke in Parma Heights on Saturday at a Get Out and Vote rally.

Valley Forge High School students celebrate prom 2015 (photos)

The Valley Forge High School prom was held at 6:30 p.m. May 15 at the Donauschwaben German-American Cultural Center, located at 7370 Columbia Road.

Flooded Parma Heights residents and Brooklyn shoppers experience 500-year storm

Mayor Michael P. Byrne said roughly 150 homes in the southwestern part of Parma Heights suffered flooded basements due to more than 4 inches of rain falling ...

Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights celebrates golden anniversary  Sun Star Courier

PARMA HEIGHTS The blue sky and warm weather on Oct. 8 seemed specially ordered for alumni and pupils of Valley Forge High School. That was the day the ...

Parma City Schools shows off its young entrepreneurs at Normandy High School event

More than 40 third- through sixth-grade students showed off their creative business minds at the Parma City Schools' inaugural Young Entrepreneurs Day.

Valley Forge eighth-grader throws out 'Parma Night' first pitch at Cleveland Indians game

Parma resident and Valley Forge eighth-grader Miranda Dawson, 13, threw out the first pitch at the Cleveland Indians “Parma Night,” held July 16 at Progressive ...

Deborah Lynn Smith Obituary

ANDOVER, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Deborah Lynn “Princess” Smith, age 60, died at home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. She was born on November 28, 1958, ...

Resident victim of Craigslist rental property scam: Parma Heights Police Blotter

Mark Holan/special to Fraud, Kingsdale Boulevard: On Feb. 13, a Kingsdale Boulevard resident called police after realizing she had been ...

Parma Heights sailor helps keep country safe on the Fourth: Sun Postings

This week's Sun Postings column shares information on a Parma Heights sailor who's helping to protect the country, the annual Run-Walk for Pierogis and more ...

Parma school officials respond to 'D' report card as they pitch new levy  Cleveland 19 News

Last week, school districts across the state got their report cards. The Parma City School District got an overall grade of “D.”

Parma Symphony Orchestra celebrates 50th anniversary with Oct. 14 performance

Celebrations galore will be taking place at the Parma Symphony Orchestra's 2018-2019 season kickoff program at 3 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Valley Forge High ...

Valley Forge high school celebrates 2018 prom at Michaud's Catering & Event Center (photos)

Valley Forge students showed up in their finest dresses and suits to dance the evening away at prom Friday night.

Valley Forge Student Arrested, Brought Fake Gun to School  Cleveland News - Fox 8

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A student carrying a fake weapon at Valley Forge High School was taken into custody on Thursday afternoon, according to an official ...

Success followed Wolf from Valley Forge High to Penn  Sharonherald

Cameron Indoor Stadium ... Rupp Arena ... Pauley Pavilion. Wonderful, each in their own charming way. But if you're talking legendary college basketball ...

Gala benefits St. Michael School in Independence: Sun Postings

Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Blue Angel awards and recognition of a retiring principal highlight St. Michael School's annual Angel Gala Benefit Fundraiser.

Parma Heights receives $1 million NEORSD grant toward flooding relief

Relief is on its way to more than 400 homeowners who in recent years reported flooding incidents in the southwest corner of Parma.

Parma City Hall will host National Day of Prayer May 2: Sun Postings

The faith community and residents of Parma are invited to celebrate the local observance of the National Day of Prayer on May 2 at City Hall. Get more details on ...

Parma area athletes plan to join Tri-C Triceratops softball team: Sun Postings

Mottl Field at Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus in Parma is where the Tri-C Triceratops softball team will play, (Carol Kovach, special to ...

Tri-C Veterans Initiative reaches out to help Coast Guard families: Sun Postings

The Veterans Initiative at Tri-C's Western Campus is among the locations collecting items to assist U.S. Coast Guard families during the partial federal ...

Jamie Vanek steps down as Valley Forge football coach to pursue administrative position

Valley Forge coach Jamie Vanek has stepped down after six seasons in order to pursue an administrative position in the Parma school district.

Parma's John Muir Elementary School reaching out to kids needing Viking Connection

For the last three years, John Muir Elementary School's Viking Connection program has matched students in need of something extra in their academic and ...

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections announces new Parma Heights polling location

Beginning with the May 8 ballot, Parma Heights residents will be casting their votes out of the Parma Heights Baptist Church. Cuyahoga County Board of ...

Parma City School seniors awarded 115 scholarships totaling more than $96,000

The Parma City School District recently held its Winners Circle day at Normandy, Parma and Valley Forge high schools culminating with outgoing seniors ...

Prom dress giveaway program is a hit at Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights  Sun Star Courier

For many high school students, the cost of a new dress for prom is prohibitive. That's why for the past several years, Melody Zanotti and Bonnie Simonelli, social ...

Parma Heights Police Department schedules Halloween party fundraiser for Oct. 21

The Parma Heights Police Department's Police and Citizens Together (PACT) unit is holding a Halloween party fundraiser from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at St.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018: The Cars began their drive in Cleveland: Inductee profile

The induction of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 at Cleveland Public Hall is a local story, with Maple Heights and Valley Forge alums Ric Ocasek ...

Tri-C Western Campus celebrates 75th anniversary of D-Day landing with June 5 program

Tri-C marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a special free program of reflection and remembrance, taking place June 5 at its Western Campus' B-Atrium.

Valley Forge High School student steps into the ring and joins family of boxers  Plain Dealer

Dan Myers, of Valley Forge High School, will become the latest member of his family to lace up, step in the ring, and box.

Doug Mills' Most Iconic Photos of Presidents  POLITICO

He might be Donald Trump's favorite White House shooter these days, but Mills has captured memorable moments of presidents going back decades.

Valley Forge High School Athletic Director Christopher Medaglia has been a fan of boxing his entire life: Five questions  Plain Dealer

Valley Forge High School Athletic Director Christopher Medaglia writes "Education based athletics are a vehicle to reach and teach students about the value of ...

Valley Forge High School football: Patriots football program optimistic  Sun Star Courier

The good thing about having a starting roster full of seniors is the experience it brings to the team.

How did Parma City Schools end up $7 million in the red?

PARMA, Ohio - Parma City Schools are predicted to be $7 million in the red this school year -- and that's assuming voters renew a property tax in November.

Former mayor Bill Lamb passionate about all things Medina: Medina County Local Legends

MEDINA, Ohio -- Bill Lamb is a complex man: former Medina mayor, teacher, politician, City Council representative, executive director of the Medina Community ...

More Stark schools are EdChoice schools  Canton Repository

Some students in the Alliance, Fairless, North Canton, Northwest, Plain and Perry school districts are now eligible to receive state-funded vouchers that will help ...

Exclusive: High school kids caught allegedly selling prescription pills in school  Cleveland 19 News

PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland 19 News has obtained surveillance video of an alleged prescription pill drug transaction in the middle of a high ...

Valley Forge High School football team to host Garfield Heights following Lakewood loss  Plain Dealer

PARMA “We're 5-2 and that's a great start for us,” said Lakewood High School Coach Ron Lewis after his Rangers defeated Valley Forge, 17-0, in a Northeast ...

Jamie Meder has boxed, wrestled and studied his way to an opportunity with his hometown Browns

Jamie Meder. Jamie Meder's safety against Green Bay marked the first time he had ever scored in a football game. (John Kuntz, BEREA, Ohio ...

Prom 2018: See photos from schools throughout Northeast Ohio

Keep up with our continuous coverage of prom season with the help of this guide.

Cleveland Arts listings for May 3-9: Ed Asner in “The Soap Myth” at CWRU's Maltz Performing Arts Center & More

Cleveland arts calendar for Northeast Ohio for May 3-9.

Valley Forge High School swim team bounces back with solid outings  Sun Star Courier

By Ron Goodwin Correspondent The boys and girls swim teams from Valley Forge continued the 2010-11 season with a double-dual meet on against Parma ...

Parma Heights Police youth program schedules kickoff event Dec. 27

The Parma Heights Police Department's Police and Citizens Together (PACT) unit will be hosting a youth program kickoff event at 6 p.m. Dec. 27 at Cassidy ...

Middleburg Heights gains 4 skilled officers, dispatcher through new lateral transfer process

A new lateral transfer hiring process instituted in February for the Middleburg Heights Police Department has yielded four experienced patrol officers and a ...

Against the Ropes Boxing Gym presenting event at Villa Angela-St. Joseph

Against the Ropes Boxing Gym and Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School are teaming up to host an amateur boxing event, but to the Eastlake gym's owner, ...

Local fighters represented at WFC 99

MEDINA, Ohio -- Two local fighters will be showing what they can do Feb. 23 at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park at World Fighting Championships 99 ...

Parma Heights Police Department hosts Click It or Ticket initiative

The Cuyahoga County OVI Task Force kicked off its participation in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Click it or Ticket initiative May 17 in ...

Valley Forge High School boys basketball team hopes experience pays off  Sun Star Courier

Valley Forge boys basketball coach John Ugan sees several familiar faces when he looks up and down the practice floor this season.

Bartosova earns athletic, academic honors: Around The Town

Nikola Bartosova has earned honors from the NJCAA Cross Country Coaches Association and the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference for her ...

Jamie Meder, the 'Pierogi Prince of Parma,' helps save the day for the Browns

Jamie Meder. Browns defensive lineman Jamie Meder celebrates after blocking a field goal attempt in the fourth quarter of the Browns' win on Saturday. (Joshua ...

Rookie phenom Kareem Hunt and 43 other NFL players from Northeast Ohio

These 44 NFL players have ties to Northeast Ohio. They played high school or college football in Northeast Ohio or were born in the region.

Parma wrestling coach Pat Semary honored for 50 years of coaching  Plain Dealer

Parma wrestling coach Pat Semary had the opportunity to see a few of his old friends at a recent wrestling match.

Burning River Roller Derby skates into second season at North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex

A low roar can be heard every spring emanating from the North Olmsted Soccer Sportsplex. The Lorain Road venue is the west side home to the Burning River ...

Former YSU hoops star is track official | News, Sports, Jobs  Warren Tribune Chronicle

AUSTINTOWN — Ann Marie Martin proudly wears her white official's shirt with an Ohio High School Athletic Association logo. The former Youngstown State Uni.

Medina County students graduate from Ohio Wesleyan, Baldwin Wallace universities

MEDINA, Ohio -- A number of Medina County students have graduated from Ohio Wesleyan and Baldwin Wallace universities: Ohio Wesleyan University: Ohio ...

Ben Orr biographer Joe Milliken to speak at Cleveland book-launch party-concert

Author Joe Milliken, who has written a biography on Cars bassist Ben Orr, is scheduled to speak at a book-launch party that will feature a Cars tribute band.

'Strike it Big' bowling event in Independence aids Milestones Autism Resources: Parma Postings

Lace up your bowling shoes and get ready to strike it big at the sixth annual Strike it Big Bowling Extravaganza 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 11 at Spins Bowl, 5619 ...

Sgt. Aaron Bennett, a Valley Forge High School graduate and decorated soldier, dies in crash in Hawaii  Plain Dealer

Sgt. Aaron L. Bennett, who returned from fighting in Iraq in June, wrecked his motorcycle after sideswiping a car, according to news reports.

Holiday spirit ramps up in Parma with annual parade, Christmas at the Farm

Christmas spirit was everywhere on Dec. 3 as the annual Parma Christmas Parade marched south on Ridge Road from City Hall to the Stearns Homestead.

49 Cleveland-area celebrities you might have gone to high school with

Alex Darus, Northeast Ohio Celebrities. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Northeast Ohio has been a home to many celebrities throughout history. Several ...

Lakewood High Schools Girls Basketball In District Championship

LHS Girls Basketball In District Championship - Lakewood, OH - The team upset Magnificat in the last round of play and now advances to play Medina for the ...

Glen Infante Loves The Hype

Glen Infante bursts into ILTHY in one big whoosh. He pushes through the front door, quickly glides across 30 feet of linoleum to the rear of the store, and sinks ...

Parma: Retiring Normandy High School principal glad to help students grow  Sun News -

Kyle Lanzer/Sun NewsNormandy High School Principal Chris Jayjack said she'll miss all the fun activities after she retires. Graduation Day at Normandy High ...

Cleveland Browns DL Jamie Meder came up hard way, remembers Ashland roots -- Terry Pluto

Cleveland Browns lineman Jamie Meder stayed loyal Ashland University, remembering how the school stuck by him.

NFL players from Ashland University

Take a look at other players, besides Jamie Meder, who made it to the NFL.

Valley Forge High School swimming: Patriots perform well during week  Sun Star Courier

The Valley Forge Patriot boys and girls swim teams both opened Northeast Ohio Conference Lake Division play with convincing wins over division rival Brush.

Doerschuk: Josh McDaniels very interested in Browns job  Canton Repository

Browns Analysis: Josh McDaniels is eager to state his case for a second chance to be a head coach, and the Browns are squarely on his radar. He also is on ...

Parma school board approves sale of former Pearl Road Elementary School property  Plain Dealer

The Parma school board has approved the sale of the former Pearl Road Elementary School property to Constellation Schools, LLC. Pearl Road is the first of ...

Parma American Legion Auxiliary Post 703 gives back to veterans: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio - When veterans need a helping hand, they can always count on the American Legion to provide it. In the spirit of giving back to those who have ...

New superintendent named for Bishop Hoffman schools  Fremont News Messenger

Bishop Hoffman finds new head of school after lengthy search.

Lakewood High School is a Cool School!  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

All school year, we are celebrating some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. Each week there will be three nominees. Voting starts at 4 a.m. on Mondays ...

Class reunions in Greater Cleveland: July 26-Nov. 30  Plain Dealer

CLASS REUNIONS. Brush High School Class of 1983: 30th reunion, July 26 at Solon Freeway Lanes, cost $20, July 27 at Terry Macklin Event Center, Solon, ...

Ben Orr author says late Cars bassist 'never forgot' his NE Ohio roots

The author of a new biography on Cars bassist Ben Orr says the late musician never, ever forgot his Northeast Ohio roots.

Class reunions in Greater Cleveland: July 19-Nov. 30  Plain Dealer

Listings of class reunion events as reported to Sun News.

Hillside Middle School gets a media center mural: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio - Hillside Middle School Science and Social Studies teacher Kim Frey and her friend, Kim Colarik, collaborated on an idea for a mural to be ...

Parma Heights Lydia's Hungarian Strudel Shop is a fifth-generation family affair: Parma Postings  The Plain Dealer

PARMA, Ohio – Shane Rakosy never actually wanted to go into the family business, but when he started working with his grandmother at Lydia's Hungarian ...

Annual Marching Band Spectacular is a big night for Parma high school musicians  Sun News -

Kyle Lanzer/Sun NewsDrummers from the Valley Forge High School Marching Band kept the beat on Sept. 26.Since the early 1980s, the Parma City School ...

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