Monthly Archives: January 2013

LENSC & BAYarts Team Up

West Shore Favorites Introduce New Preschool Academy Nonprofit neighbors BAYarts and Lake Erie Nature & Science Center share the Cleveland Metroparks’ Huntington Reservation and decades of experience providing nature- and art-based programs for students of all ages. After months of creative collaboration, the two organizations will unveil a brand new joint program in early childhood education, the Mini Arts & ... Read More »

Mercy Teams Honored for Community Service

Mercy’s Parish Nursing and Resource Mothers Honored Programs receive recognition for innovations, services to the community Mercy strives to improve the health and lives of our community every day. Two teams in particular excel at taking the Mercy mission beyond the walls of our facilities and into the Lorain County community: the Parish Nursing and Resources Mothers programs. And, they’re ... Read More »

Ohio Wrestlers Lead NCAA Standings

A pair of northern Ohio wrestling talents lead the way in the NCAA’s standings for the 2013 NCAA Most Dominant Wrestler Award and most falls and tech falls in Divisions I.. In the Most Dominant Wrestler category, Ohio State’s Logan Stieber (Monroeville High) leads the standings for the second consecutive week in Division I with an average of 5.5714 points. ... Read More »

Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

-Fr. Timothy O’Connor, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Avon Lake This month, we celebrate our Catholic schools. And I am pleased and grateful that we have a Catholic day school as part of our parish life — our beloved St. Joseph Parish School. What are some of the strengths of Catholic education? 1. Catholic schools develop positive Catholic identity. There is ... Read More »

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Announces Record Year for Ridership

Peninsula, OH – Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) is pleased to announce 2012 as a record year in ridership for the organization. 210,347 passengers climbed aboard the rails, traveling through Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) throughout the year. This number is up from 160,009 passengers in 2011–the year the railroad was closed due to necessary track repairs and 195,662 passengers ... Read More »

Westlake Police Blotter Jan. 30, 2013

A 20-year-old Avon man tried to break into his parents’ Devonshire Ov. home through a laundry room door on Jan. 20 at 9:37PM. He had threatened his sister by phone when she refused to give him a ride earlier that day. The suspect was gone upon police arrival. He was later found at a home in Avon and arrested for ... Read More »

St. Bernadette Students Treat Police to Lunch

  As part of Catholic Schools week, St. Bernadette students brought pizza and salad to the Westlake Police Dept. on Jan. 28. The treat was met with gratitude and appreciation by the WPD. Here is Capt. Guy Turner’s letter of thanks to the school:.   Mr. John Stipek, Principal     1-28-13 St. Bernadette School 2300 Clague Rd. Westlake, OH ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Blotter 01/27/2013

Bay Village Press Release 01/27/2013 On 01/27/2013, at 0142 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Lake Rd. near Lake Park for a traffic violation.  After speaking to the driver, the officer suspected the driver had been drinking.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, the 17 yoa male was arrested for OVI.  He will face charges ... Read More »

Governor Kasich on Ohio’s Renaissance

Governor Kasich on Ohio’s Renaissance Ohio Gov. John Kasich joins WSJ’s Matt Murray in Davos and discusses the state’s renaissance and the dysfunction of Washington January 22, 2013 The US can’t be complacent on job creation By: John Kasich John Kasich, Governor of Ohio, on the steps his state has taken to create jobs and fuel economic growth. Countries in ... Read More »

Ohio Home Sales Continue Rise

Ohio Home Sales Continue Rise The Ohio Association of REALTORS reports that the number of single-family homes and condominiums put under agreement in December rose for the 20th consecutive month compared to the results from the prior year. ”December was another solid month for the Ohio housing market, as the number of homes put into contract reached the highest level ... Read More »