Monthly Archives: October 2013

Westlake BOE President Speaks on Issue 88

Editor: Many people have been working extremely hard to get the word out relative to a very important issue for the Westlake Schools. I would ask that you investigate and learn the real facts surrounding Issue 88. First, Issue 88 is an operating levy for the schools. As most of you are aware, the last time the schools received any ... Read More »

Westlake City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

  A recent financial audit of the Westlake City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The Westlake City School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Good finance is important to everything government does. We can’t expect sound budgetary decisions by the ... Read More »

OHSAA Football Computer Ratings – Oct. 29, 2013

Division I   (top 16 from both regions qualify for the playoffs) Region 1 – 1. Lakewood St. Edward (7-1) 34.1201, 2. Hudson (8-1) 32.2667, 3. Mentor (8-1) 30.9667, 4. Austintown-Fitch (9-0) 28.9556, 5. Canton McKinley (9-0) 27.3562, 6. Westerville Central (8-1) 26.5505, 7. Stow-Munroe Falls (8-1) 24.8111, 8.Cleveland Heights (8-1) 22.8889, 9. Wadsworth (8-1) 22.1778, 10. Marysville (7-2) 18.9222, 11. ... Read More »

Jeanne Gallagher for Clerk of Courts

Dear Fellow Westshore Residents; In less than 2 weeks on November 5, 2013, voters in the communities of Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Rocky River and Westlake will cast their vote for the Rocky River Municipal Clerk of Court.  It has been a pleasure meeting many of you while campaigning the past 10 months.  I have met so many ... Read More »

A Beautiful Day! Cleveland Clinic Spa Day Honors Breast Cancer Awareness

Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Health Center in Avon hosted an intimate Spa Day in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Clinic’s breast health team is partnered with its aesthetics team and IS Clinical to turn the 3rd floor oncology department into a mini-spa. Selected patients were pampered with facials, make-up applications, mini-massages and paraffin ... Read More »

Westlake BOE President Calls Out Anonymous Issue 88 Opponents

“ I personally give no credence to mailers or postings where the author is afraid to sign his or her name to it. I believe that the author must know that he/she is not being truthful and therefore does not want to be called out on the misstatements. “   Editor: Many people have been working extremely hard to get ... Read More »

Happy 50th! Tri-C Westshore Welcomes Dignitaries to Westlake

Cuyahoga Community College Westshore Campus was host to school and community dignitaries Wed., Oct. 23 as Tri-C welcomed community leaders for a special event. The event welcomed new Cuyahoga Community College President Dr. Alex Johnson to the Westlake Campus at 31001 Clemens Road in Westlake in observation of Tri-C’s 50th anniversary celebration. “We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ... Read More »

Avon Early Childhood PTA Vendor Night Nov. 12

Avon, Ohio – Get a head start on your holiday shopping during the Avon Early Childhood PTA’s (AECPTA) annual Vendor Night sale Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Avon Heritage North Elementary School (35575 Detroit Road, Avon). This event is free and open to the public. The shopping night features several local businesses selling jewelry, home décor, accessories, skin care, ... Read More »

Bradley Bay Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday!

  Evelyn Balantine celebrated her 100th birthday one day early, on October 24, 2013 at Bradley Bay Assisted Living, where she is a resident. Evelyn is a native Clevelander, and she and her late husband moved to Bay Village in 1950.  She and Thomas were married for 63 years, during which in addition being a homemaker, she worked at the ... Read More »


The Westlake City Schools Health & Safety Committee was recognized for its bicycle and teen safety programs at its schools The Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition awarded the Health & Safety Committee a Certificate of Achievement Award for Outstanding Partner with Safe Kids/Safe Communities for its Ride Your bike to School and Walk to School days. The awards were ... Read More »