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t i r i p S y t i n u m om C FEEDING

By the City of North Royalton

What makes a community great?

Coretta Scott King put it best, “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” North Royalton is home because of the compassion of its people. This community spirit is vital more than ever as families find themselves in need of help in the wake of COVID. But in true North Royalton fashion, neighbors are helping neighbors. The North Royalton Food Pantry Partnership, a collaborative between Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church and the City of North Royalton, is providing more food boxes than ever before through added distributions in June, August and October to ensure families are fed. Roughly 252 households were fed in June and 317 in August. “Saint Paul Greek Orthodox Church and the Lions have really stepped up with assisting

our partnership by financially assisting or providing physical assistance. It is a real pleasure to work with all the different groups to help the members in our community,” said Judy McLaughlin, director of the North Royalton Office on Aging. Summertime means leaner pantry cupboards, but the North Royalton Fire Department came to the rescue in July, the North Royalton Community Garden provides a portion of its harvest and the North Royalton and Royalton Hills Lions Clubs pitch in to serve. “We have always had a good working relationship with the City and other churches in North Royalton,” said Denise Bobulsky, service and volunteer coordinator at Saint Albert the Great. “Since the pandemic, it certainly has been strengthened.” The City, Royal Redeemer and Abundant Life Community Church, led by Saint Albert, also collaborate on the North Royalton Produce Market to provide free, fresh produce to low-income families once a month outdoors at the York Road baseball complex April through September and indoors at Abundant Life from October through March. More than produce, the Cleveland Foodbank supplies boxes of dairy products for the Market. To date January through August, the Market has served 1,255 persons, which equates to 11,295 meals. The monthly Community Meal - hosted at St. Albert with participation from Abundant Life, Royal Redeemer and St. Paul - is another team effort. Each meal feeds 200, however,

July saw a record 251 served. In addition to the meal, guests receive a bag of groceries. Supplying Success takes this same concept and applies it to school supplies for North Royalton students, ensuring they have the tools for academic success. Community members provide much of these supplies through donations. Mayor Larry Antoskiewicz is grateful for all this community does, but is never surprised by it. “This is what we do in North Royalton. We take care of each other,” he said, “and that’s what true community spirit is all about.” For updates, like our Facebook page at @cityofnorthroyaltonoh and sign up for our E-Newsletter on our City website at northroyalton.org.





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Welcome to the City of North

Royalton, a unique suburb offering a picturesque setting where rural farmland meets bustling city life. This quaint yet vibrant community is sought after for its excellent school system, variety of housing options, growing recreational spaces, thriving business opportunities and numerous community-service organizations. Despite extensive growth, the city has captured and preserved the country feel North Royalton was founded on. Embracing these roots, a great deal of greenspace has been conserved for both active and passive recreational amenities. At Aukerman Park, located at York Road and Valley Parkway, residents and pets can take in the beauty of nature. The Cleveland Metroparks’

next venture, in partnership with the City, will be the redevelopment of Elek Springs. This property, located off Bennett Road, will be transformed into another park looped by a natural path. And, the completed AII-PurposeTrail now provides 32 miles of uninterrupted connectivity in our area. For those who prefer the comfort of the indoors, the North Royalton Family YMCA has all the resources needed to achieve an active, healthy lifestyle. North Royalton is on the road to a brighter tomorrow. The widening of state Route 82, expected to finish this fall, not only provides a smoother commute, it paves the way for broadened potential for businesses, the backbone of our city. Our Community Development Department is here to assist prospective and existing businesses with resources to grow

their trades.

This magazine, a yearly tradition published in partnership with Image Builders Marketing, along with our city website, www.northroyalton.org, is full of helpful tools to familiarize you with all North Royalton has to offer. Our Facebook page and City e-newsletter are great ways to stay in the loop too! Should you have any questions about our great community, the staff at city hall is always eager to help. Sincerely, Larry Antoskiewicz Mayor of the City of North Royalton www.northroyalton.org


City Overview

North Royalton ... City Amenities with a Rural Atmosphere By Ken McEntee

you rather have a little bit of acreage,” Antoskiewicz says.

With its rolling hills, abundant park land and some of the last holdovers of Cuyahoga County’s rich agricultural tradition - combined with modern amenities and neighborly housing developments - North Royalton offers the best of both worlds, insists first-year mayor Larry Antoskiewicz.

But the best thing about North Royalton, Antoskiewicz insists, is its people. “Generosity and community involvement always have been attributes of our residents,” the mayor says. “The community’s response to the pandemic reinforced those traits. Residents and businesses have responded in a big way to help people who are in need.” An example, the mayor noted, is the North Royalton Food Pantry Partnership food distribution and produce market coordinated by the local food bank in conjunction with St. Albert the Great Catholic Church, Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church and the Cleveland Food Bank. The

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The city’s strategic location makes it convenient for residents to do their shopping, visit the country or access interstate highways all within minutes of home. “We’re a unique city that has both rural and urban living where you can choose whether you want to live in a nice development or would

Left to Right: The Memorial Day Ceremony, held on May 25, 2020 in our cemetery was hosted by Strongsville VFW Post 3345. Community Garden Plots.


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program offers non-perishable food items and toiletries to residents of North Royalton and surrounding communities, along with fresh produce from Royal Redeemer’s Serenity Garden and other gardens within the community. “Our businesses and restaurants, without any fanfare, have contributed and helped out whenever with whatever they could,” Antoskiewicz said. North Royalton, founded in 1818, was initially named Royalton in honor of Royalton, Vermont, the previous home of early settler Knight Sprague. During the late 19th century, the name of the township was changed to North Royalton because another town in Ohio, south of Columbus, had already been named Royalton. Ironically, Vermont also has similarly named towns called Royalton and South Royalton.

North Royalton of the final six miles of the Metroparks’ allpurpose trail has made it possible to bicycle across the trail from the mouth of the Rocky River to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, in Brecksville. “The green spaces are a big reason why people move here,” Antoskiewicz says. Additional recreational opportunities are available at the YMCA Community Recreation Center, a 50,800 square-footfacility that includes an aquatic center with an eight-lane, 25-yard competitive swimming pool, a whirlpool, sauna, locker rooms, an elevated indoor track, a fitness center and a weight room.  Continued on page 6

North Royalton Township officially became a village in 1927, when its first mayor, E. C. McCombs, was elected. By 1950, North Royalton had almost 4,000 residents, and was incorporated as a city in 1961 - five years after the Ohio Turnpike was opened through the middle of town. The city now has a population of about 30,000 residents on 21 square miles of land - portions of which mark the highest territory in Cuyahoga County, at 1,238 feet above sea level and 375 feet above Lake Erie. The hilly portion of the town is primarily in the southern half, which retains a tranquil rural feel that contrasts the more developed northern areas. The area boasts the county’s last operating cider press as well as an organic farm and a seasonal farmer’s market. Nine percent of North Royalton’s area consists of parkland, which includes portions of the Cleveland Metroparks Mill Stream Run reservation, along with nine baseball fields, four soccer fields, two basketball courts, a skate park and six tennis courts in city-owned parks. The 2018 completion in

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Adjacent to the YMCA, a new children’s garden has been established outside the North Royalton Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. The garden, which was funded by Friends of the North Royalton Library and planted by the North Royalton Garden Club, features around 80 different plants. The older population in North Royalton is served by several senior living communities, such as the recently opened Traditions at Royalton Place, on York Roads north of Route 82. Another senior living project,Vitalia, being developed by Omni Senior Living at Sprague and York Roads, is under construction Antoskiewicz says. “Our city’s Master Plan recommends that we have additional senior housing,” says Thomas Jordan, community development director. “We like to retain our residents when it’s time for them to downsize, and seniors tend to want to relocate within a five-mile radius of their current home.” Among other commercial development, the mayor says, is

a new Chase Bank branch being constructed at the corner of Route 82 and State Road. “We’re also starting to see some progress at the Timber Ridge Plaza (at Sprague and York roads), where the old Rego supermarket was taken down,” he said. “That shopping center is getting a facelift and we expect to see some new businesses going in there.” Roadwork projects continue in the city, the mayor says. “Sprague Road is being widened from W. 130th Street down to York Road,” he says. “That project will include enclosing the ditches and installing storm sewers and sidewalks.” Meanwhile, the Route 82 widening project across the city is tentatively scheduled to be completed by late Fall 2020. Jordan said the Route 82 project is a catalyst for economic development. “The widening of the city’s main access road provides for a safe and reliable access to I-71 for the commercial portion of the city,” he says. “Currently it is a two-lane road and it is congested.” Conservative budgeting and strategic planning in recent years, the mayor says, has helped North Royalton to weather the financial obstacles created by the Covid-19 pandemic. “We’ve budgeted very well going back at least to when I was first appointed to City Council 14 years ago,” he said. “So, we were able to adjust quickly when the pandemic started. We’ve had to make some cuts like other cities, but we’ve been able to keep everybody working and maintain our city services. We’ve even redone some roads and we’re still doing some storm water projects and working to maintain our infrastructure. I think we’ve handled most of the curve balls that we’ve been thrown pretty well. I think that’s a credit to the way we’ve approached our finances.” Antoskiewicz, who took office in January succeeding 12-year mayor Robert Stefanik, said he plans to continue with the same financial strategy. “We haven’t changed much,”

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Second annual Service Club Open House, hosted March 7, where residents learned more about all the service clubs and organizations of the City, all under one roof.


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he says. “We eliminated the safety director position and I took that role on without any additional salary. We moved the Stormwater Department from the Service Department to

under the umbrella of the Wastewater Department. I think that is a better, more efficient fit.” Prior to his election as mayor in November 2019, Antoskiewicz served on City Council since 2006, when he was appointed to fill a vacancy. He served the previous eight years as Council President. “As mayor, I just felt that I wanted to pursue and be able to continue a lot of the progress that we’ve made in recent years,” he says. “There are always more things to do. Stormwater management, for instance, is always going to be an issue just because of the lay of the land here. I’m trying to take a lot of the knowledge that I’ve acquired over the past years and continue to try to help the situation. Upgrading our infrastructure is going to be a top priority.”

The North Royalton Fire Department’s Food Drive, which was then donated to Royal Redeemer’s Food Pantry.

Distribution of Municipal Expenditures 2019 20%


Security of Persons & Property $14,242,116.00


Public Health & Welfare $404,912.00


Recreation $716,298.00



Community Development $985,568.00 Basic Utility Services $1,507,990.00 Transportation $5,216,754.00 General Government $3,102,731.00 Total $26,176,370.00


Property Tax Breakdown 2019 Tax Rates (Effective 2020 Bills)  Public Schools

Millage Percentage 41.85 58%

 County

Library 3% Cleveland Metroparks 3% Cuyahoga Comm. College 6% City 9% County 18%

Expenditure Categories Security of Persons & Property: Includes the Police and Fire Departments, EMS Services, Animal Control, Dispatch and Traffic Lighting Public Health & Welfare: Includes the Office on Aging Offices and Cemetery Department Recreation: Includes Park & Recreation Departments Community Development: Includes the Building Division, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals and Community Economic Development Basic Utility Services: Includes expenditures for rubbish pick up and recycling Transportation: Includes the Service Department, snow removal and road projects General Government: The general functions of the city including, but not limited to the Mayor’s Office, City Council Offices, Law Department, Finance Department, Engineering Department, etc.

Vocational School 3% Public Schools 58%

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Cuyahoga Comm. College

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Cleveland Metroparks

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“Helping Member businesses during these challenging times” The year 2020 is one that will not soon be forgotten. There are not many businesses or individuals worldwide that have not been affected in some way. The COVID19 pandemic has created many challenges for businesses that will take time to resolve. Since its inception in 1918, the North Royalton Chamber of Commerce’s purpose has been to advance and develop the commercial, industrial, civic, cultural and general interest of the city and its trade area. As a member of the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC), the North Royalton Chamber offers its members many tangible benefits to save them money. Some benefits include discounts on health care insurance, credit card processing, office supplies, energy savings on gas and electric bills, to name just a few. While dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, NOACC has also been providing a wealth of information to assist businesses with programs that are available to help them get back on their feet and resume operations. The North Royalton Chamber is looking forward to soon resuming monthly luncheons with speakers, and a coffee and conversation networking. The Chamber organizes and sponsors the annual community festival, an annual golf

The annual community festival parade showcasing our police and fire departments.

outing, awards several scholarships to deserving high school seniors, hosts the State-of-the-City Address, and helps city officials work toward bringing new business to our city. The Chamber’s publication, the Royalton Recorder newspaper, affectionately referred to as the Heart of Our Hometown, has been providing residents with all their local news since 1941.

Left to right: 2019’s North Royalton Home Days Celebration.



Education North Royalton City School District

“We Inspire and Empower Learners” North Royalton City Schools is ranked as one of the finest school districts in the State of Ohio. The community takes pride in knowing the District is doing its best to prepare children for their future and to be outstanding contributing citizens to our society. The District serves more than 4,000 students from the cities of North Royalton and Broadview Heights. There are three elementary schools — Albion (Grades K to 4), Royal View (Grades Preschool to 4), and Valley Vista (Grades K to 4), as well as North Royalton Middle School (Grades 5 to 8) and North Royalton High School (Grades 9 to 12). North Royalton City Schools offers education of the highest quality while at the same time maintaining fiscal

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Students at Valley Vista Elementary, as well as all the elementary schools, had the opportunity to sign one of the beams placed in the new elementary school.

responsibility to its taxpayers. The District continues to ensure that while operating with one of the lowest per pupil expenditures in the county, students receive the same quality education that the communities of North Royalton and Broadview Heights have come to expect. The District consistently receives the Auditor of State Award with Distinction for a “clean” financial audit report. This year marks the 27th time the District received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association. With the passage of a bond issue and a maintenance fund earmarked to maintain its buildings in May 2017, construction is progressing to build one new centralized  Continued on page 12

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“We Inspire and Empower Learners” Facebook: North-Royalton-City-Schools Twitter: @RoyaltonSchools Main Information Line: 440-237-8800 Superintendent Greg Gurka: greg.gurka@northroyaltonsd.org Archived Communications: www.northroyaltonsd.org/PublicInformation.aspx Sign up for emails: http://bit.ly/NR_StayConnected For Kindergarden & New Student Registration information go to:

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Congratulations to the North Royalton High School Marching Band who performed in the Disney Parade at Walt Disney World on December 31.



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elementary school located on the 23 acres on the southwest corner of State Road and Valley Parkway. Funds also have been used to renovate the middle school with updated HVAC units and the construction of a new secure entrance way located at the main entrance on the south side of the building. At the high school, renovation of the 1970s and 1980s sections to house humanities classrooms (English, social studies and foreign language) is in progress and a new 100,000-squarefoot STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) wing onto the front of the high school that opened in August 2020. Renovations to the cafeteria, media center, music and arts rooms also continue to take place. Construction is scheduled to be completed in December 2021. With a solid academic base developed at the elementary and middle school levels, students are well prepared to select either a challenging college preparatory and/or a comprehensive career preparatory program when they enter the high school. North Royalton High School offers 198 courses, including 15 Advanced Placement courses and 19 Honors classes. The District provides outstanding special education and related services for students with disabilities, as well as career-based education through the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. For the 2020-21 school year, kindergarten is a full day program. Elementary schools provide students many opportunities to expand their knowledge through special

interest clubs and leadership programs. Middle school and high school students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of intramural and interscholastic athletics, as well as a large spectrum of clubs, leadership opportunities, and scholastic achievement organizations. Parents are encouraged to become actively involved in our schools. There is a PTA at each building. Parents and residents also serve in an advisory capacity through committees such as the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Committee; Business Advisory Council; Senior Citizen Advisory Council; Financial Advisory and Audit Committee; and the Community Facilities Advisory Committee. Our Band Boosters, Choir Boosters, and Athletic Boosters have raised thousands of dollars to support the athletic and music programs, as well as supporting our students every time they march out onto the field or appear on a stage. North Royalton City Schools is dedicated to providing the education students need today to prepare them for the world of tomorrow. With the help and support of our community, we look forward to creating new levels of greatness. For more information on the North Royalton City School District visit our website: www.northroyaltonsd.org Find us on Facebook and Twitter

Greg Gurka, Superintendent, North Royalton City Schools

Tri-C Boasts Innovative Response to Online Learning No organization can be

completely prepared for a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. But Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) acted as quickly as possible when the pandemic arrived in March, and the College’s actions have kept thousands of students on the path to graduation. Tri-C’s efforts have included doubling the number of online classes in a matter of weeks, investing in IT infrastructure, and partnering with nonprofits such as RET3 Job Corp. and PCs for People to provide


underserved students with access to home computers. The Cuyahoga Community College Foundation also stepped up, working with numerous donors to expand the Student Emergency Fund, which provides short-term relief to students facing financial hardship in their personal lives.

We distributed 1,000 PCs. With additional funding, we also helped offset other insecurities that students faced, including food, housing and transportation concerns, as well as offering emotional support.”

“We already had a culture of giving and supporting individuals in need,” Tri-C President Alex Johnson said. “Emergency dollars were used to help students get the technology they needed for remote learning.

Tri-C’s Western Campus in Parma and Brunswick University Center have the resources students need to succeed in these times. Visit www.tri-c.edu for more information.

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Larry Antoskiewicz, Mayor, City of North Royalton

Dr. Adam Hechko, Owner, North Royalton Animal Hospital

Greg Gurka, Superintendent, North Royalton City Schools

Donna Casey, Director of Marketing, Altenheim Senior Living

North Royalton Fred Loschiavo, Owner, Tony Maloney’s/Antonio’s

Business & Community Leaders

Grace Song, MD, Southwest General Medical Group, Inc. North Royalton Family Practice

Debbie Lubinski, Vice-President and Jim Nowak, President/Owner, Family First Caregivers

Maria Magnelli, North Royalton Chamber of Commerce

Jason Dorcik, President, Friend-Lee Automotive

Tom Jordan, Community Development Director, City of North Royalton

Gary & Harley Gross, Partners, Traditions @ Royalton Place

Radiah Blanton, Director, Tri-C’s Brunswick University Center

Sam McCartney, Administrator, Diplomat Healthcare

Pastor John Zahrte, Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church

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Fostering the Bond Between Families and Pets When choosing an animal hospital, you’ll notice that North Royalton Animal Hospital is different from what you may have experienced in the past. Family-owned since 1957, North Royalton Animal Hospital takes great pride in creating a warm and friendly environment where all your pet’s needs are served. They provide on-site laboratory services, digital x-rays, advanced vaccination protocols, pain and comfort care programs, and surgeries. They are also handicapped accessible and have a child friendly atmosphere. If your pet requires hospitalization, they have a separate “Comfort Room” to provide a quiet and peaceful environment for you and your family when visiting your pet. Dr. Adam Hechko serves as the Vice President for the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Through the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the hospital is certified a Cat Friendly Practice® Gold which is designed to elevate care for cats by reducing the stress for the cat, caregiver, and also the veterinary team. Their doctors and team also incorporate low stress handling techniques for the pets. The relationships between doctors, their patients and families are very important to Dr. Hechko and his team. They spend time discussing your pet’s health, whether for preventative care or a time of illness. While waiting, you can enjoy refreshments and homemade cookies, sit by the fireplace or watch the fish tank with independent waiting areas for dogs and cats.

There is an intensive care unit with an expansive treatment room where patients are monitored throughout the day by the highly skilled and qualified team. Revolutionary laser therapy offers a holistic approach for many common pet illnesses. For frolic and fun, the Paws at Play Resort & Daycare has over 4,000 sq. ft. of rubberized floors and outdoor turf. Canine play dates, vacations, and rejuvenation days can be scheduled in their sunny, deluxe, spa-like resort environment with pampering by their groomers. Feline pets have an independent boarding facility with scenic views of the outdoors! A private Memorial Garden with bricks to commemorate your beloved friends is located between the hospital and the resort. The bricks can be engraved with a pet’s name and a special sentiment. North Royalton Animal Hospital is an AWARD WINNING ACCREDITED PRACTICE for the United States and Canada! They were selected for outstanding achievement in Quality of Care, Teamwork, Client Service, Practice Management, Leadership, and especially for their unending Service to the Community! Pets are their passion, and keeping them healthy is their #1 priority.

Hours: M, T, TH 8am-7pm; W & F 8am-6pm; Sat 8am-3pm. North Royalton Animal Hospital is located at 9027 Ridge Rd. 440-237-7691 • www.northroyaltonanimalhospital.com

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Altenheim Therapy Rehab Center

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With a newly expanded presence in Strongsville, Altenheim Senior Living is home to a variety of spectrums of the aging process.

“With our new memory assisted living community and therapy rehab center, we are the only senior community in the area designed to the Planetree principals of person-centered care,” announces Paul Psota, CEO of Altenheim, a not-for-profit life plan community. Several years ago, when Altenheim decided to address the area’s shortage of memory assisted living and rehabilitation services, C.C. Hodgson Architectural Group came immediately to mind. “C.C. is one of the few architects who specializes in the Planetree concept,” Paul explains. “Planetree removes the barriers between residents and caregivers, focusing on the needs of residents and their families.” “Designed to emphasize nature and calmness,” states Director of Marketing Donna Casey, “the two-story Shurmer Place Memory Assisted Living community offers 38 private one- and twobedroom suites with living rooms, dinettes, four season rooms and roll-in showers to accommodate residents with memory loss.” The Altenheim Therapy Rehab Center serves patients recovering from orthopedic, cardiac and neurological conditions that require therapy. Along with 32 private rooms, a spa and a Biergarten, the center also includes an outpatient unit for occupational, speech and physical therapy. “I’m proud to say we have built the most beautiful memory assisted living community in the area,” Paul says. Consistent with the Planetree philosophy, the community emphasizes natural light and openness, explains Resident Director for the memory assisted living community Beth Seese. “The community was designed with nature in mind, with color schemes that were specifically chosen for residents with dementia,” Beth says. “Studies show that certain

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colors create feelings of calmness, which is especially important to the emotional and psychological well-being of memory care residents.” The apartments are arranged in neighborhoods of six or seven, which open into a common area to create a feeling of community. A neighborhood can feature a fireplace, oversized windows, and lead to a central kitchen where residents can gather and participate in meal preparation. “We want the residents to participate and remain involved,” Beth says. Activities in the memory assisted care community range from performing everyday tasks such as meal preparation, enjoying arts and crafts and entertainment. The new 4,000 square foot therapy rehab center, Paul says, allows Altenheim to meet the demands of ever-changing post-acute care by providing all aspects of physical, occupational and other therapy. The community features a training kitchen, bath, and bedroom, where patients can prepare for the routine daily tasks they’ll need when they return home. Outside, an area has been set aside for residents to practice getting in and out of their own vehicles. All inpatient therapy rooms are private, spacious and have roll-in showers. “Keeping with the hospitality concept, we offer room service,” Donna says. Along with inpatient therapy, the new community also offers outpatient therapy services by Hands on Physical Therapy Specialists.

For therapy rehab center information call 440-238-3361 Memory assisted living information 440-268-1048 Altenheim.com • 15653 Pearl Rd., in Strongsville Donna Casey, Director of Marketing www.northroyalton.org




im Nowak, founder of Family First Caregivers, believes in family and community. Jim’s mother told him shortly before her passing to “make a difference in someone’s life and make yourself happy doing it.” Jim’s desire to make a real impact led him to leave corporate America and create a locally owned and operated family business. Keeping our loved ones safe and happy can be challenging but Family First Caregivers promises to take care of your loved one’s needs and make them feel special. Their dedicated and attentive caregivers bridge the gap that families need to keep their senior loved ones Debbie Lubinski, Vice-President and supported and they love their Jim Nowak, President/Owner work. Their staff goes the extra mile to match families with the best caregiver for them. Jim and his wife, Tammy, and family all reside Family First in North Royalton and Jim and Tammy are Caregivers graduates of Holy Name High School.

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hen Tony LoSchiavo started Antonio’s Pizza 50 years ago, he could not have imagined it becoming one of Cleveland’s favorite pizza shops.

After 50 years of enormous success and becoming a tradition of quality pizza in Cleveland, son Fred and grandsons Vincent and Anthony formed the LoSchiavo Restaurant Group, which today has grown to 14 Antonio’s Pizza shops, Tony Maloney’s restaurant and more on the horizon. Vincent, passionate about his customers dining experience, hires talented people who understand his vision. Expect to be “wowed” as you visit their newly remodeled restaurant and beautiful patio. Vincent is a proud resident of North Royalton, supports the schools and says that it’s a wonderful place to raise a family.

Vincent, Fred and Anthony LoSchiavo, Owners

Family First Caregivers l 10850 Pearl Rd., D-7, Strongsville 440-268-8333 l www.FamilyFirstCares.com

Tony Maloney’s is located on the corner of York and Sprague. Visit their website at www.tonymaloneys.com or call 440-886-1177 For a list of Antonio’s Pizza locations, visit www.antoniospizza.net

Southwest General Medical Group, Inc. North Royalton Family Practice PUT BETTER HEALTH AT THE TOP OF YOUR PRIORITY LIST




r. Grace Song is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who cares for patients, from infants to seniors. In her practice, she provides a wide range of services to promote health and wellness such as screenings, immunizations and other preventive care. Additionally, she provides care for illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions. Dr. Song’s special interests include diabetes, healthy lifestyle changes and women’s health. Welcoming new patients, an appointment can Dr. Grace Song be scheduled with Dr. Song by calling 440-816-2878.

hile witnessing the effects of an unprecedented global pandemic there is a truth you can hold onto: “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). No matter what you may be facing, Royal Redeemer is confident that God is still fully in control and will continue to graciously watch over you, especially now. At Royal Redeemer, you can find needed encouragement and discover God’s plan for you. You can regularly discover truths that will change you as an individual, as well as enrich your life with the power of God’s Word. Whether you’re looking for a reassuring message or great programs and resources for everyone in the family, Royal Redeemer is here for you. They are a church that is all about building relationships, raising strong families, and staying connected to the community through the love God offers all people in Jesus Christ. Pastor John Zahrte Check out Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church online at www.royred.org. You will be glad you did!

Southwest General Medical Group - North Royalton Family Practice 7171 Royalton Road, Suite 201 • North Royalton, OH 44133 • swmedgroup.com

11680 Royalton Road, North Royalton 440-237-7958 • www.royred.org


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Experience service the only way... THE FRIEND-LEE AUTOMOTIVE WAY!


riend-Lee Automotive continues to offer the integrity, dependability & honesty that the company was built on. They have a dedication to exceptional work and

unparalleled customer service! They believe in doing it right the first time and always standing behind their work. When it comes to cars, there is little Friend-Lee doesn’t do! As a complete repair shop, they can handle every level of maintenance. Whether it’s your business fleet, personal daily driver, older model vintage, or your special “never drive it in the rain” car, each is handled with the same level of care and respect. Come in & experience

Jason Dorcik, President


Caring for our Community DIPLOMAT HEALTHCARE

nderstanding that maintaining the highest level of independence possible is key to healthy self-esteem and quality of life, Diplomat Healthcare cares for the residents of North Royalton and surrounding communities by making a difference in their lives. Providing quality skilled therapy and nursing services to transition people safely back into the community is their goal, and making this happen every day is what makes them a vital part of the community’s healthcare services. Diplomat Healthcare provides therapy services that are top notch, as well as specialized nursing services to meet the needs of the area’s aging population, with a specialty in memory care. As a long-term care facility, they have embraced the challenge of working with individuals who have been diagnosed Sam McCartney, with Alzheimer’s disease and other Administrator, Diplomat Healthcare dementia-related illnesses. Caring and compassion guide Diplomat Healthcare’s staff to do the work that they do.

Diplomat Healthcare

the family way, the only way…. the Friend-Lee way! Friend-Lee Automotive 7437 Royalton Road, North Royalton 440-582-7190 www.friendleeauto.com

Diplomat Healthcare is located at 9001 West 130th St. 440-237-3104 • www.saberhealth.com

Over 100 Years of Building Excellence GROSS RESIDENTIAL



amily-owned Gross Residential celebrated 100 years of building excellence in 2016 as a company standing for a tradition of inspired design and unbeatable value.

In 1916, Isadore Gross began building homes in Ohio. Today, brothers Gary and Harley carry on the tradition passed on to them by their father Morton Gross. Gary’s daughter, Sarah, and Harley’s son, Aaron, are also an integral part of the business, representing the fourth generation of the family to build homes and multi-family communities. Operating as one of the region’s top apartment builders, Gross Residential manages thousands of apartments in Ohio, Tennessee, South Carolina, and Alabama. This fourth-generation residential builder and multi-family manager has been unlocking the future for thousands of families for over 100 years and looks forward to many more years to come.

Partners Gary and Harley Gross

For a list of our communities please visit www.grossresidential.com Gross Residential, 14300 Ridge Rd., in North Royalton • 440-237-1681


adiah Blanton is working to make Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®)’s Brunswick University Center an integral and valued part of the community it serves. As director of the center, Blanton works to find synergies between the local labor market and BUC programming, while directing initiatives that serve students as well as the community as a whole. Blanton currently serves on the United Way of Cleveland Greater Cleveland Basic Needs Committee and is a Medina County Economic Development Corporation board member. Blanton (nee Douglas) served on the selection committees for the Medina County Women’s Journal Women of Our County and ATHENA Awards. She also was a member of the Bring on Brunswick Radiah Blanton, Director planning committee, an annual Brunswick Brunswick University Center Chamber of Commerce event. Blanton is a lifelong resident of Northeast Ohio and enjoys volunteering, camping and spending time with family and friends. For more information visit www.tri-c.edu. For more information on Cuyahoga Community College, call 216-987-6000 or visit www.tri-c.edu www.northroyalton.org


Health & Wellness

Can Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Help You? Did you know that, according to the National Institutes of Health, nearly one-third of all women in the U.S. will suffer from pelvic floor disorder at some point in their lifetime? “Pelvic floor disorder occurs when the muscles and/or connective tissue in the pelvis are weakened or injured, causing them to not function properly. Common causes of pelvic floor disorder are childbirth, surgery, trauma and even aging,” says Dr. Costas Apostolis, Southwest General Medical Group (SGMG) Women’s Health – Urogynecology. Because the pelvic floor muscles support the pelvic organs and help with continence, common symptoms of pelvic floor disorder may include, but are not limited to: • Urinary incontinence (leaking)/frequency • Bowel incontinence/constipation

We’re here for you, in your home or ours.

Hospice Services of Southwest General provides patients and their families comprehensive, holistic care in the comfort of their own home or at our residential hospice in Strongsville. Either way, our mission is to help provide dignity and meaning in the last days of life. Southwest General also provides extensive bereavement counseling to help families cope with and then adjust to life without their loved one. To explore all your hospice options, call 440-816-5040.

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• Pelvic or abdominal pain • Discomfort with elimination • Pain during intercourse Pelvic floor physical therapy (pelvic floor PT) offers specialized treatment to help patients suffering from pelvic floor disorders and may include: • Therapeutic stretching and strengthening exercises • Manual therapy (massage techniques) • Bladder retraining • Breathing and relaxation techniques • Education on bowel and bladder habits • Biofeedback treatment and more

Common Misconceptions About Pelvic Floor PT

Pelvic floor disorder affects only women – FALSE Men also suffer from pelvic floor disorder. Symptoms in men often include urinary urgency/frequency and incomplete bladder emptying. Many men experience symptoms after prostate surgery or removal and may benefit from pelvic floor PT prior to or following surgery to help improve symptoms. Pelvic floor PT is just kegels – FALSE “While kegels are an important isolation exercise to help with pelvic floor strengthening, pelvic floor PT is more than just kegels. It also incorporates functional activities, hip and core strengthening, and bowel and bladder education,” notes Michelle Anselmo, PT, DPT, physical therapist, Southwest General’s North Royalton Physical Therapy. Individuals experiencing incontinence need to do kegels – FALSE The pelvic floor muscles can be too tight or can have low tone. In either case, a person may experience leaking, so it is important to differentiate between the two so that the most effective treatment can be prescribed.

Help is Available

SGMG’s Dr. Apostolis and North Royalton Physical Therapy work closely together to provide the services you need. If you need a physician referral, call Health Connection at 440-8165050. If you are in need of physical therapy services, you can visit us in North Royalton, Strongsville or at the LifeWorks facility in Middleburg Heights. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 440-230-1133 or 833-SW-REHAB (833-797-3422). We look forward to meeting you!



Health & Wellness

Committed to Your Health and Care University Hospitals Parma Medical Center

is adding new services and expanding core services to meet the needs of the community it cares for so compassionately and well.

Family First Caregivers, Inc. · Personal Care (bathroom help) and dressing assistance · Morning and Bedtime care · Light Housekeeping/Laundry · Meals prepared and served · Medication reminder assistance Let our professionally trained and certified caregivers help your loved ones stay independent and happy — while in their own homes. Serving 5 local counties: Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Summit Our caregiving services provide companionship and support for seniors and those with disabilities. We pride ourselves on ensuring the safety of your loved ones. Here at Family First Caregivers, we do things just a bit differently. Our company is locally owned and family operated - we are not a franchise. As a local business, my family and I live in the areas we serve. You are both our clients and our neighbors. Let our family help take care of your family. Let’s connect! Sincerely,

Jim Nowak

Family First Caregivers

10850 Pearl Rd., D-7, Strongsville l 440-268-8333

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In summer 2020, UH Parma opened the first phase of the largest construction project in the main hospital in more than 30 years. The expansion of the Surgery Department, with a modern new addition to the front of the hospital, includes five new operating rooms, three endoscopy suites and 30 pre-and post-operative bays. Surgery also features a spacious new waiting room with workspace for those who need connectivity. Work is underway on the project’s second phase, which involves the complete renovation of the existing ORs. UH Parma also welcomes to its campus several new programs. The Sleep Center offers sleep studies in a comfortable setting. The Wound Center has added hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treatment of chronic, non-healing wounds. And the UH Eye Institute offers both optometrists for eye screenings and provision of glasses/contacts and ophthalmologists who can perform surgical procedures on campus. Patients have the benefit of choosing from doctors in more than 30 specialties. Several new physicians have been recruited to care for our patients, including cardiac surgeons, breast surgeons, urologists, ENT and gastroenterologists. Surgeons also have access to the latest technology, including robotic surgery. “We are committed to being a hospital that provides highquality care, a hospital where doctors want to practice, patients want to come and employees want to work,” says Brian Monter, President of UH Parma Medical Center.



Senior Living

Relax and Unwind for Better Living

. t i d e n r a E e You’v

At Traditions at Royalton Place, we offer independent

senior apartment homes designed for those who are 55 and better and want to remain active and engaged in life, yet are ready to relax and enjoy maintenance free living. Traditions at Royalton Place enhances the lives of our residents with our 24/7 emergency maintenance, onsite management, and valet trash removal service right outside your door. It’s time to discover easy and carefree living. Our clubhouse is a lively and welcoming facility with features such as a business center, fitness room, billiards table and a resident social area. In the warm summer months

9001 W. 130th Street • North Royalton, Ohio 44133

24-hour Admissions: 440.724.4261

• 5-Star Rated in Quality Measures • Skilled Rehabilitation & Therapy • Specializing in Memory Care

Sitting Room at the Community Center at Traditions at Royalton Place.

you can take some time and relax by the sparkling salt water pool or invite family and friends over to have a cookout in our outdoor picnic area equipped with gas grills and an outdoor fireplace. Our clubhouse also provides you with the opportunity for friendly interactions and to meet new people to socialize with during our organized resident events. Centrally located elevators in each building offer easy access to the social gathering areas on the second floor where you can enjoy a game of cards or catch up on the day’s events with neighbors. It’s the perfect spot to stay connected without ever leaving the comfort of your home. All of our suites are spacious and include a laundry room with a fullsize, side by side, washer and dryer, a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and kitchen pantry, your own private patio or balcony, and each suite offers ample storage space with walk-in closets. Every one of our 2-bedroom suites features two full baths. Traditions at Royalton Place offers a variety of unique floor plans including the option of a den or sunroom and available attached or detached garages. You will find new friends; you will make new memories, and most importantly you will be left wondering why you hadn’t made the decision to come home to Traditions at Royalton Place sooner. For more information, call 440-848-3010, email royaltonplace@grossresidential.com or visit www.traditionsatroyaltonplace.com.


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Homes & Real Estate

This Market is HOT! “Where are the Listings?” This

is a repeat question…one that many people are asking! Houses are selling BEFORE they hit the market, before the sign is in the yard, and before the ink is dry on the listing paperwork (and sometimes, even before the paperwork is started!). Why? Because, with the shortage of homes on the market, buyers are just waiting for the right home to come along and are acting quickly to make sure their offer is the one accepted. Consider the graph below showing the housing trend over the past year. The current inventory of homes on the market is down over 52% from the previous year (less for sale). The number of homes going under contract (pending) is up over 90% from the previous year…hence, a shortage of homes on the market.

With the extreme competitiveness in the market due to the lack of inventory, we are seeing a large number of multiple offer situations and sellers are able to be firmer on their prices. With strategic marketing, from a full-time REALTOR, across multiple types of media, a seller can take advantage of the market and sell for considerably more money than ever imagined! There has never been a better time for buyers to work with

Kellackey Family of North Royalton at Memorial Park Playground.


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a full-time REALTOR with a reputable Broker so they don’t miss out on their dream home. If you’re thinking about SELLING or BUYING, position yourself perfectly! Use a full-time REALTOR to take advantage of this extremely competitive market. For more information call 440-971-5600 or visit www.howardhanna.com.

Interest in learning about a Career in Real Estate? Contact Stacy Nickles at 440-971-5601

HowardHanna.com the link to your dream home 440-971-5600

North Royalton Howard Hanna 9485 W. Sprague Road

Barbara Bittner 216-712-3100

Stacy Nickles, Manager 440-554-1018

Ron Casella 216-390-0436

Laura Chahulski 440-570-4904

Berny Tabanji 440-429-2758

Sarah Dipetta 440-785-8296

Sharon Ditata 440-409-5144

Amelia Duganiero 440-570-3028

Valarie Fendrick 216-789-5400

Becki Flood 440-668-4628

Becky Frehmeyer 440-670-8229

Pam Glowski 216-402-5269

Carollyn Jenny 440-525-1142

Joseph Keller 440-567-9283

Bob Kienast 440-941-2621

Winnie KongDutkiewicz 440-263-0942

Curt Kubek 440-221-6457

Sandra Kuder 216-287-4522

Bianca Lough 440-503-9530

Marx Team 440-915-5417

Pam Mazanec 440-821-4959

Maureen Miner 440-382-3187

Ben Murphy 440-865-0255

Viola Nagy 440-376-3273

Bonnie Palumbo 440-476-5435

Tabatha Oliver 440-342-7562

Chandra Powell 216-971-7843

Jessi Robinson 234-380-3438

Katie Rothman 440-864-3782

Ed Russin 216-269-0755

Betty Salko 440-570-3214

Santina Saporito 440-521-7800

Natalia Shlapak 440-539-0613

Faith Stepic 440-554-4257

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Community Information

Phone Numbers t n a t r o p Im IN AN EMERGENCY DIAL 911 North Royalton City Hall 14600 State Rd. North Royalton, OH 44133 440-237-5686 www.northroyalton.org Larry Antoskiewicz, Mayor 440-237-4300 mayorantoskiewicz@northroyalton.org

Council Members Dana A. Schroeder, Dir. of Legislative Services 440-237-4260 dschroeder@northroyalton.org Paul Marnecheck, Council President 440-539-4636 councilpres@northroyalton.org

Joanne Krejci 440-241-8233 ward3@northroyalton.org Jeremy Dietrich, Ward 4 440-812-8700 ward4@northroyalton.org Vincent Weimer, Ward 5 216-372-8690 ward5@northroyalton.org

Mike Wos, Ward 6 440-915-1697 ward6@northroyalton.org

Building Division Dan Kulchytsky, Building Commissioner Bonni Becka, Office Mgr. 440-582-3000 bbecka@northroyalton.org

Engineering Department 440-582-3001 Mark Schmitzer, City Engineer mschmitzer@northroyalton.org Daniel Collins, Assist. City Engineer dcollins@northroyalton.org

Community Development Thomas Jordan, Community Development Director 440-582-3000 tjordan@northroyalton.org

Finance Department Eric Dean, Director of Finance 440-582-6234 edean@northroyalton.org

City Departments Service Center 11545 Royalton Rd. North Royalton, OH 44133

Aging & Human Services 440-582-6333 Jessica Fenos, Ward 1 Judith Stavole-McLaughlin, Director 440-785-6066 jmclaughlin@northroyalton.org ward1@northroyalton.org Linda Barath, Ward 2 Animal Shelter George Stuart, Sr. Animal Control 440-237-0460 Officer ward2@northroyalton.org 440-237-0665 gstuart@northroyalton.org “Girls just want to have fun� at the Memorial Park Playground.


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Fire Department Robert Chegan, Jr., Fire Chief 440-237-4315 firedepartment@northroyalton.org Law Department Thomas A. Kelly, Director of Law 440-237-5686, ext.1128 tkelly@northroyalton.org Mayor’s Court Held at Police Station 14000 Bennett Rd. 440-582-6224 Parks & Recreation Department Jason Swim, Director of Recreation 440-237-5646 recreation@northroyalton.org Police Department Kenneth Bilinovich, Police Chief 440-582-6216 police@northroyalton.org Public Safety Larry Antoskiewicz, Director of Public Safety 440-237-5686 mayorantoskiewicz@northroyalton.org

Public Service Department 440-582-3002 Nick Cinquepalmi, Dir. of Public Service ncinquepalmi@northroyalton.org John Fielding, Street Superintendent jfielding@northroyalton.org Pete Ragone, Storm Water Superintendent pragone@northroyalton.org Wastewater Department 440-237-5010 Mark Smith, Wastewater Superintendent msmith@northroyalton.org

Community Services Library 440-237-3800 License Bureau 440-582-0410 Post Office 800-275-8777 North Royalton Chamber of Commerce 440-237-6180

Schools Administration Offices/Board of Education 440-237-8800 www.northroyaltonsd.org

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center 440-526-5200 Padua Franciscan High School 440-845-2444 Polaris Career Center 440-891-7600

School Transportation 440-582-9051 Albion Elementary School 440-582-9060 Royal View Elementary School 440-582-9080 Valley Vista Elementary School 440-582-9101 North Royalton Middle School 440-582-9120 North Royalton High School 440-582-7801 Brecksville-Broadview Heights City Schools 440-526-4370

Colleges, Private Schools & Career Centers Cuyahoga Community College 216-987-6000

Royal Redeemer Lutheran 440-237-7988 St Albert the Great 440-237-1032

Utilities ATT-customer service 844-855-4647 Cleveland Water Department 216-664-3060 Columbia Gas 800-344-4077 Dominion Energy 877-542-2630 First Energy 888-544-4877  Continued on page 28

The Cat’s MEOW

One local organization’s milestone

is the cat’s meow. Staff and volunteers of Stay-A-While Cat Shelter, joined by Mayor Larry Antoskiewicz and furry resident Josiah the cat, broke ground on July 22, 2020 for a new facility slated to open in a year or so. The future 2,800-square-feet cat shelter, being constructed at 12662 York Delta Drive in the Industrial Parkway, will serve as a dedicated cat shelter, replacing the aging residential structure at 8800 South Akins the group currently calls home. Stay-A-While was founded 37 years

ago as Bide-A-Wee, Scottish for “stay-a-while”, and was renamed in 2003. There are currently 75 cats housed at Stay-A-While, which is operated by 25 volunteers and seven employees. The new facility is being funded by donations. To adopt a cat or to donate to the shelter, visit their Facebook page. To see renderings of the new building, visit the shelter’s website at www.stayawhilecatshelter.org

Above:Furry resident, Josiah the Cat, attended the ground-breaking ceremony. Right: Stay-A-While Cat Shelter ground-breaking ceremony for their new facility.



Community Information  Continued from previous page

Public Utilities Commission of Ohio 800-686-7826

Ohio Edison (electric) 800-633-4766

R.I.T.A. - Tax Collection Agency 440-526-0900

Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council 855-667-3201

Spectrum 877-707-7328 Wide Open West (WOW) Cable 866-496-9669

Ohio BMV Driver’s License Update As of October 1, 2021, you will need either a

Passport or a Ohio Compliant License in order to fly. Due to Covid 19, the deadline has been extended to change your license from a Standard ID to a TSA Compliant Id. The new date is October 1, 2021.

What is the difference?

As of October 1, 2021, Standard Drivers Licenses will no longer be accepted as Identification when flying within the United States. Without the new Compliant Card, you will need a Passport in order to travel within the United States. If you have a Passport, a Compliant Drivers License is a convenience but not a necessity, but TSA will no longer accept a Standard License without a Passport, in order to fly.

To receive your Compliant License, you will need: • Original Birth Certificate or Valid US Passport/Passport Card or U.S. Naturalization Document • Social Security Card or most recent W-2 or 1099 • Two Proofs of Ohio Address with applicant name • Current Ohio Driver’s License. • Current Vehicle Registration. • Current utility bills, credit card/ bank statement • Proof of marriage license, divorce decree, or name change may be needed.

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St. Albert the Great Catholic Church 6667 Wallings Rd. 440-237-6760 St. Matthew the Evangelist Orthodox Church Antiochian Archdiocese 10383 Albion Rd. 440-582-5673 St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church 4548 Wallings Rd. 440-237-8998

Places of Worship Abiding Savior Lutheran Church 4000 Wallings Rd. 440-237-6454

Journey Church 13390 York Road 440-331-7700

Abundant Life Community Church 10143 Royalton Rd. 440-877-1202

North Royalton Baptist Church 6616 Royalton Rd. 440-237-6522

Evangelical Christian Church 13601 Ridge Rd. 216-543-7874

North Royalton Christian Church Disciples of Christ 5100 Royalton Rd. 440-237-4531

State Road Community Church of the Nazarene 8600 State Rd. 440-237-2344 Southern Hills Community Church 13511 W. 130th Street 440-877-1479

Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church 11680 Royalton Rd. 440-237-7958 royred.org

Southwest Unitarian Universalist Church 6320 Royalton Rd. 440-877-1686

Holy Trinity Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Center 9672 State Rd. 440-237-0101

St. Francis of Assisi Pet Blessing at St. Albert the Great Parish for the North Royalton Community.

Medicare: New or Review. It’s Time to Call

John W. Kyle

(440) 230-1223 John@JohnKyleInsurance.com www.JohnKyleInsurance.com Healthcare

Visit our website for onsite and online worship viewing options: ROYRED.ORG Royal Redeemer Lutheran School is a nationally-accredited school where children, from age 3 through grade 8, learn to thrive in and outside of the classroom with a Christ-centered education.

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Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church is a wonderful place to meet new friends, find needed encouragement, and discover God’s unique plan for you. We offer ministries and support for all ages through all walks of life.



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Firehouse Sports Bar & Grille 8617 Ridge Rd. 440-230-9229

Inn Between Bar & Grill 8684 Ridge Rd. 440-582-3352 www.facebook.com/ innbetweenbargrill

Dining Guide

Burgers at Tony Maloney’s

Jaipur Junction 9249 W. Sprague Rd. 440-842-3555

Antonio’s Pizzeria LoSchiavo 9369 Sprague Rd. 440-885-5970 www.antoniospizza.net

Augie’s Pizza 14084 State Rd. 440-237-2080 Butch’s Saloon 10009 W.130th St. 440-628-8121

Cleats Club Seat Grille 5255 Wallings Rd. 440-237-2665 Crystal Keg Bar & Grill 7936 York Rd. 440-842-8056

D Agnese’s Restaurant & Cantine Bar & Bottle Shop 1100 W. Royalton Rd. 440-237-7378 www.dagneses.com www.cantinebottleshop.com Divot’s Sports Bar 13393 York Rd. 440-237-3342

Sip N’ Post 5581 Wallings Rd. 449-237-0888 The 3 Spot 13855 Royalton Rd. 440-877-1818

Kavana Social Kitchen 13570 Ridge Rd. 440-628-8889

RESTAURANTS Amici Italian Restaurant/ Dino’s Bar & Grill 13000 Royalton Rd. 440-628-9715 www.amici-dinos.com

Sand Trap Grill & Bar 6824 Bunker Rd. 440-628-8350 www.facebook/the sand trap grill & bar

Loder’s Shake Shoppe 6983 Royalton Rd. 440-237-6020 www.facebook.com/pages/lodersshake-shoppe Mom’s Deli 13900 York Rd. 440-582-7100 Mr. Divots Queen 13393 York Rd. 440-237-5599

Tony Maloney’s New American Pub & Pizza 9385 W. Sprague Rd. 440-885-5970 www.tonymaloneys.com

Towne Tavern 11300 State Rd. 440-582-0990

PARTY CENTERS Brennan’s Catering at St. Paul Hellenic Center 4548 Wallings Rd. 216-251-2131

My Pizzetta 14290 State Rd. 440-237-1770 Royal Pho Vietnamese Cuisine 5755 Royalton Rd. 440-237-1688 Nikos Bar & Gyros 12766 Royalton Rd. 440-237-6456 Park Tavern 2897 Royalton Rd. 440-230-7275 Pizzeria Angie’s 6020 Royalton Rd. 237-2440 Royal Lunch 6165 Royalton Rd. 440-582-4588

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Insurance John Kyle Insurance.................................................... p 29 www.johnkyleinsurance.com State Farm Insurance............................... Inside back cover www.agenttirah.com

North Royalton License Bureau................................... p 8

North Royalton Physical Therapy............................... p 18 www.swgeneral.com/therapy services


Traditions at Royalton Place................................. p 17, 22 www.grossresidential.com

Antonio’s Pizzeria LoSchiavo.................................. p 1, 16 www.antoniospizza.net

Auto Repair & Service


Friend-Lee Automotive.......................................... p 5, 17 www.friendleeauto.com

Howard Hanna...................................................... p 24, 25 www.howardhanna.com

CBD Health Store

Recycling - Metal

Royalton CBD................................................................ p 8 www.royaltoncbd.com

American Metal Recycling Inc................. Inside back cover www.americanmetalrecycling.com

Chamber of Commerce

Regenerative Medicine

North Royalton Chamber of Commerce...................... p 9 www.nroyaltonchamber.com

Regenerative Medicine of Ohio................................... p 8

Timber Ridge Back & Neck Pain Clinic......................... p 8 www.chiropracticnorthroyalton.com

Restaurants D’Agneses Restaurant & Cantine............................... p 32 www.dagneses.com


The Inn Between Bar & Grill......................................... p 8 www.facebook.com/InnBetweenBarGrill

Royal Redeemer Lutheran Church....................... p 16, 29 www.royred.org

The Sand Trap Grill & Bar.............................................. p 8 www.facebook.com/InnBetweenBarGrill

City Government

Tony Maloney’s....................................................... p 1, 16 www.tonymaloneys.com

City of North Royalton.............................Inside front cover www.northroyalton.org

Restaurants/Ice Cream

Colleges & Universities

Loder’s Shake Shoppe................................................... p 8

Cuyahoga Community College...................... p 11, 12, 17 www.tri-c.edu


Furniture Store Furniture Nook........................................................... p 28 www.facebook.com/thenook7

Grocery & Deli Romano’s Farmer’s Market & Deli...........Inside back cover www.romanosfreshmarket.com

Royal Redeemer Lutheran School.............................. p 29 www.rrls.org

Schools/Public North Royalton City Schools................................. p 10, 12 www.northroyaltonsd.org

Senior Services


Altenheim Senior Living............................................. p 15 www.altenheim.com

Haberek Plumbing Heating AC.............. Inside back cover www.haberek.com

Danbury Senior Living................................................ p 23 www.DanburySeniorLiving.com

Sal’s Heating & Cooling.............................................. p 28 www.salsheatandcool.com

Diplomat Healthcare............................................ p 17, 22 www.saberhealth.com

Hospice Services Hospice Services of Southwest General..................... p 18 www.swgeneral.com

Hospitals/Medical Facilities

Get a Quote Tirah Thompson, Agent 440-628-8488 Tirah@AgentTirah.com 12235 York Rd. N Royalton

Physical Therapy

Apartments-Senior Living



Vitalia Active Adult Community................................... p 6 www.vitaliaseniorliving.com

Senior Services/Home Care Family First Caregivers, Inc. ................................. p 16, 20 www.familyfirstcares.com

Southwest General Health Center................. p 16, 18, 19 www.swgeneral.org www.swmedgroup.com


UH Parma Medical Center.....................................p 20, 21 www.uhhospitals.org/parma

North Royalton Animal Hospital................................ p 14 www.northroyaltonanimalhospital.com


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