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

Parma Symphony Orchestra's Holiday Concert takes place Sunday at the Valley Forge High School Auditorium in Parma Heights. (John Benson/

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

Valley Forge High School Intervention Specialist and Special Education Department Co-Chair Libbi Chilia with her daughter, Sami. (Photo courtesy of the Parma ...

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 ...

Fairview Park Fairview triumphs in strong showing over Parma Heights Valley Forge  Richland Source

The power was OK for Fairview Park Fairview, but they shut it off for Parma Heights Valley Forge during Thursday's 44-14 thumping on November 28 in Ohio ...

Try Hockey for Free Day draws interested youth Brooklyn rink: Sun Postings

Nearly three dozen youngsters participated in the Try Hockey for Free Day Nov. 10 at the John M. Coyne Recreation Center in Brooklyn. The ice rink was a busy ...

Sunny, mild weather swells crowd for annual Parma Christmas Parade

Sunny weather and mild temperatures helped draw a big crowd for the annual Parma Christmas Parade on Dec. 2.

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 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 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.

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

The Valley Forge High School Marching Band is one of five groups scheduled to perform at the 2018 Parma City Schools Band Spectacular. (Photo courtesy of ...

VIDEO: VP Biden in town to rally Ohio Democrats  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland -

Former Vice President Joe Biden will stump for Ohio Democrats on Saturday at Valley Forge High School in Parma Heights for a Get Out The Vote rally.

Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigns with Democrats in Parma Heights  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio - Former Vice President Joe Biden participated in an Ohio Democratic Party get-out-the-vote rally at Valley Forge High School in Parma ...

Cleveland Arts listings for Nov. 30-Dec. 6: North Coast Men's Chorus at Playhouse Square & More

The North Coast Men's Chorus, seen here in a 2009 concert, presents its holiday concert "Snowbound" at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Valley Forge High School cheerleaders bring spirit to Friday's game against Holy Name  The Plain Dealer -

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Valley Forge High School cheerleaders brought enthusiasm and school spirit to Friday's game against Holy Name High School.

Valley Forge visual communications class brings out the artist in students

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio - The Valley Forge High School visual communications program is lucky to have Kim Weber as its instructor. A Normandy graduate ...

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.

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 ...

Valley Forge automotive repair program prepares students to get right out into the workplace

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio - The Automotive Repair program at Valley Forge High School is the oldest vocation program in the Parma City School District.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Browns sign restricted free agent and Northeast Ohio native Jamie Meder

BEREA, Ohio -- The Pierogi Prince of Parma is sticking around a little bit longer. Defensive lineman Jamie Meder, a restricted free agent, signed his tender, the ...

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 ...

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's push for commercial success bolsters artistic success: Chuck Yarborough

The recent inductions of the Class of 2018 for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame had a decidedly commercial aspect to them, and the museum itself is doing more to ...

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 ...

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

Meder received plenty of support in his journey to the NFL.

Republicans push in last days before midterm election to keep Senate; Democrats eye taking the House

Swamped by a tidal wave of Democratic cash, Republicans entered the final 72 hours of the midterm campaign scrambling to preserve their slim Senate.

Parma Senior High School's auto collision program brings out the artist in students

Students learn the basics of auto body work in the Parma City School District's auto collision technology program.

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.

Who applied for the Parma school board spot filled by Michael Johns

Parma school board chose small-business owner Michael Johns to fill the spot left vacant by Kathleen Petro. Here's who else they could have chosen.

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

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Jamie Vanek has stepped down after six seasons as the football coach at Valley Forge High School in order to pursue an ...

'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 ...

Normandy High School students have Invader Joe's Coffee Bar: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio - The next time you're in the mood for coffee or hot chocolate and you're in the area of Normandy High School, stop by Invader Joe's Coffee Bar in ...

Heart's Ann Wilson says she will induct The Moody Blues into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Ann Wilson of Heart attends the Second Annual LOVE ROCKS NYC! A Benefit Concert for God's Love We Deliver at Beacon Theatre on March 15, 2018 in New ...

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 ...

Who applied for the Parma school board spot filled by Michael Lewis?

PARMA, Ohio -- Eleven people applied for the Parma school board spot left open by the resignation of Lynn Halloran in October; five were new applicants.

New superintendent named for Bishop Hoffman schools  Fremont News Messenger

Bishop Hoffman finds new head of school after lengthy search.

Parma Symphony Orchestra hits all the right notes  Sun Star Courier

For some musicians, a weekend before Christmas can be “affrettando.” That is musical Italian for pressing on, which describes how musicians finish one concert ...

Morning Headlines: Diebold Announces Job Cuts; Judges Order Ohio to Let Purged Voters Back In  WKSU News

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, Nov. 1: Diebold announces global job cuts, third-quarter losses; Federal judges order Ohio to allow purged.

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.

Prom 2018: All the trends we expect to see on the big night

It's never too early to start planning for the big night. From timeless to trendy, we look at this year's biggest prom looks.

Dad fulfills promise to dying daughter – graduates high school and college  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - It was a young girl's dying wish to see her father finish high school. "Always with me, always playing around, she was the light of my life.

Browns waive Carl Nassib, Jamie Meder, three others to make room for waiver claims

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Browns waived defensive linemen Carl Nassib and Jamie Meder on Sunday as part of the group of players let go to make room for ...

Suspect in multiple killings due in Parma Municipal Court today  Chronicle Telegram

A former Medina man accused of killing five people in two counties is facing murder charges in Cuyahoga and Stark counties. George C. Brinkman Jr., 45, was ...

Rock Hall 2018: A quiet moment at Benjamin Orr's remote grave, a day before his induction (video, photos)

The day before The Cars singer and bass player Benjamin Orr was to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, there was nothing but the sound of birds ...

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

Meder, a Parma Heights native and graduate of Valley Forge High School, made, perhaps, the biggest play of the afternoon in the Browns' first win.

Browns sign defensive lineman Jamie Meder

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The "Pierogi Prince of Parma" is sticking around in Berea for a little while longer. The Browns signed defensive lineman Jamie Meder, who ...

"A Celtic Christmas" brings Ireland home to Medina Dec. 15

The magic of an old-fashioned Irish Christmas returns to the Medina Performing Arts Center Dec. 15 as Tomaseen Foley presents "A Celtic Christmas."

Normandy High School Networking & Advanced Computers students have a bright future

PARMA, Ohio - In this world of Internet connectivity and networking, the need for computer programmers and repair personnel has never been greater and will ...

Growing up a "Patriot"?  Huffington Post

Before I even was eligible to became a US citizen I was a “Patriot.” On the football team I wore the emblem on my helmet. The “Star Spangled Banner” served as ...

Parma man elected OSU student body president for 2016-2017: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio - Gerard Basalla has always earned the respect of his peers. From his days at St. Mary Byzantine School in Old Brooklyn to his senior year at St.

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 ...

High school class reunions in Greater Cleveland: Aug. 2-Nov. 30  Plain Dealer

CLASS REUNIONS. Fairview Park High School Class of 1983: 30th Reunion Weekend, Aug. 2-4, Firelands High School ...

Padua Franciscan High School breaks school record for 'Coin Wars' fundraiser: Sun Postings

Science teacher Seth Jennrich passes a bucket to the freshman class during "Coin Wars." (Courtesy of Padua Franciscan High School/special to

Fall classical music and dance preview 2018: A wide array of opera, chamber music, and the Baroque

This listing of the region's vocal, chamber, and orchestral music during the 2018-19 season is a tangible testament to the enormous cultural vitality of Northeast ...

Oldest Body Shops in America: Sirl's Automotive  Autobody News

Regular collision repair industry insight from writers with years of experience reporting on auto body repair and refinishing. Regular columns include Shop ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ducks will be quacking at Rotary's annual Duck Race and Kids Fest: Strong Points

Duck and Slider pose with children at the Strongsville Rotary's annual Duck Race and Kids Fest.The Rotary Club of Strongsville. STRONGSVILLE, Ohio -- The ...

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 ...

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018: With Bon Jovi, Cars, Moodies, Simone and Tharpe, voters got it right: Chuck Yarborough

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 is a great cross-section of what the genre is and should be. The homage to commercial juggernaut Bon Jovi, ...

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 ...

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

Since the early 1980s, the Parma City School District has organized an annual marching band concert for young musicians in and out of the district. It's a chance ...

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.

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.

Mike DeWine Greets Browns Fans In Final Push Before Tuesday's Election  WKSU News

The Republican candidate for governor was in Cleveland yesterday, meeting voters the way he has many times before, at a Browns game. Mike DeWine was.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Halloween is fun and spooky at the Post & Beam: Sun Postings

PARMA, Ohio - Larry and Sue Moran love Halloween. The couple have owned and operated the Post & Beam Bar & Grille at the intersection of Chevrolet ...

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

Graduation Day at Normandy High School is always a special time, says Principal Chris Jayjack. The finality of a senior high school student's year also means ...

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 ...

Parma's St. Josaphat church gets $550,000 new domes; Jimmy Dimora's house has a buyer: Best of the Beat

PARMA, Ohio - In about a month, a $550,000 project to refurbish five domes on top of St. Josaphat Cathedral will be complete, making the Ukrainian Catholic ...

2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction guide: What you need to know

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Saturday. Here are 13 stories about the inductees and the hall, from concerts played here, little-known ...

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, ...

Area boys compete in GCBCA All-Star Basketball Games  Plain Dealer

BRECKSVILLE It was hardly the excitement displayed by the girls the night before as far as the final scores, but the stars still shined brightly in the 28th Annual ...

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.

Dr. Saridakis is named 'Family Physician of the Year' by state osteopathic family physicians: Parma Postings  The Plain Dealer

PARMA, Ohio – Dr. Manuel P. Saridakis, a longtime member of the University Hospitals Parma Medical Center staff, has been named “Family Physician of the ...

Parma Heights twins attempt to run across Ohio again  Plain Dealer

Parma Heights twin sister Sandi and Rachel Nypaver are trying to run from Cincinnati to Cleveland in five days to raise money for the United Way of Lake ...

Lakewood High School girls begin postseason basketball action  Plain Dealer

The tournament run begins for the Lakewood High School basketball team.

Parma Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new teachers to Parma schools  Plain Dealer

The Parma Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new teachers to the Parma City School District during a breakfast at Cuyahoga Community College ...

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.

Suzanne Taylor, Kylie & Taylor Pifer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

An Ohio mother and her two daughters were found dead in a home in North Royalton on Sunday in an apparent triple homicide, police say. Suzanne Taylor, 45 ...

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

Listings of class reunion events as reported to Sun News.

Matching beer, wine and drinks for the 2018 Rock Hall inductees

CLEVELAND, Ohio - We can't all be at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday, April 14, but we can hoist a beverage to honor our favorites ...

Leggings, yoga pants in schools sparks nationwide debate about propriety

The appropriateness of leggings and yoga pants isn't just a debate in Parma schools, but nationwide. Here's a recap of the debate elsewhere.

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