Monthly Archives: April 2013

Another Record-Breaking Benefit for Youth Challenge

Close to 400 generous guests helped raise $210,000 for Youth Challenge at their “Gallery Gala” Annual Benefit & Auction on Saturday, April 13 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center. The Westlake nonprofit brings together children with physical disabilities and teen volunteers for adapted sports and recreational activities. Guests enjoyed a fun evening with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, silent and live auctions, ... Read More »

WHS STUDENTS PLACE IN TOP 10 IN NATIONAL FRENCH EXAM

Westlake High School French students participated in the 78th annual Grand Concours and came away with several Top 10 national finishes.  The Grand Concours is a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. Students were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills. More than 100,000 students in all 50 states competed n the 2010 ... Read More »

LEARN ABOUT ENERGY THERAPY AT WESTLAKE PORTER PUBLIC LIBRARY

(Westlake) Reiki Master Linda Street will speak about Energy Therapy and Chakra Cleansing on Wednesday, May 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Westlake Porter Public Library. Street, of Healing From the Heart, is a certified in reiki and other forms of energy healing. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.   Reiki is a Japanese therapy in ... Read More »

Burning River Baroque Offers Bay Village Concert

Bay Village — Burning River Baroque will present a concert featuring works of J.S. Bach at 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, at Bethesda-on-the-Bay Lutheran Church, 28607 Wolf Road.   The program, “J.S. Bach, Sacred, Sombre and Celebratory,” will feature guest artist Kathy Stewart, a founding member of Apollo’s Fire, on the traverso (Baroque flute). The program will celebrate the ... Read More »

Smart Legal for Small Business

by Stephen D. Bittinger, Attorney at Law How important is it for a small business to concern about legal formation, proper succession, service contracts, or employee contracts? Unfortunately, I have far too many small business clients who have come to me after the problems have arisen and company-killing litigation is imminent. There are three key areas of business that legal ... Read More »

LBMS TEAMS TAKE TOP AWARDS IN COUNTY ACADEMIC SUPER BOWL

  Two Lee Burneson Middle School eighth grade teams took home top awards in the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County’s first Academic Super Bowl competition.  Students participated in a series of Academic Challenge activities, with the top teams advancing to the Championship Round.  Team A from LBMS tied for the 1st place district trophy with a team from Rocky ... Read More »

Secretary of State Husted Receives Award from Association of the United States Army

Retired Army General Gordon Sullivan presents Secretary Husted with a certificate of appreciation from the Association of the United States Army. Independence – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted received an award from the Association of the United States Army on Friday, April 19, 2013, recognizing his outreach efforts in military voting. The award was presented to him at the ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Blotter

On 04/21/2013, at 0251 hours, a Bay Village PD officer stopped a vehicle on Kenilworth near Lake Rd. for a traffic violation.  After speaking to the female driver, the officer suspected the driver had been drinking.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, the 36 yoa female driver was arrested for OVI.  She will face charges at Rocky ... Read More »

8th Graders Donate Rocking Chair to Fairview Hospital

When the eighth grade class at St. Angela Merici School in Fairview Park won a school fundraising event, they chose to make their donation to Eleonore Rocks. Established in 2009 by David and Rochelle Friedrich of Strongsville, the foundation helps families of sick children in memory of their daughter Eleonore Grace. She was born with Shone’s Complex, a rare congenital ... Read More »

SUPERIOR PERFORMANCES BY MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICIANS AT REGIONAL CONTEST

Several Lee Burneson Middle School musicians came home with top awards at the Ohio Music Education Association Middle School Solo and Ensemble Contest at Cuyahoga Community College-West on April 20. Top Superior ratings were earned by eighth graders Eileen Guzik on flute, Alex Lathem on trombone, Kyle Yu on clarinet, Greg Phillips on violin, Mary DeFeo on violin and Abby ... Read More »