Monthly Archives: December 2013


Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s January, 2014 Calendar of Wednesday, January 1 New Year’s Day – Library Closed   Thursday, January 2 and Friday, January 3 (2-4p.m.) Movies @ Your Library—Join us for a kids’ movie series. Titles may change without notice due to availability. In accordance with library policy, children under age 9 must be accompanied by an ... Read More »

Center for Mind, Body, Spirit January Programs

These programs are free of charge and open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones at The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit at Mercy Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Services are available regardless of where patients receive treatment. Mercy Cancer Center is now affiliated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. The Center for Body, Mind ... Read More »

Bay Wrestlers Make Mark at Lorain Classic

Congratulations to the Bay High wrestling team. The Rockets put on a terrific performance at the Lorain Nationwide Holiday Wrestling Tournament last weekend by taking second in the team totals against a field of 19 teams. The Rockets were led by a pair of individual titlists. Sophomore Vince Zitello took first at 126 pounds with a first period pin in ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Blotter: Do Not Drink and Drive

On 12/28/2013, at 0211 hrs, a BVPD officer stopped a vehicle on Osborn near Bassett for a traffic violation. After speaking with the driver and the occupants, the officer suspected some, or all of the underage occupants had been drinking. Field sobriety tests were administered, and as a result, a 19 yoa female, 2-19 yoa males, and an 18 yoa ... Read More »

Traffic Woes Tie Up Christmas Eve in Westlake

Christmas Eve was certainly a wild and wooly affair as far as traffic was concerned. Between 9:45AM and 1:45PM, WPD checked on 13 crashes and 5 spinouts, mostly on I-90.   A 90-year-old Bradley Rd. woman was found to be a Domestic Violence victim on Dec. 23 at 6:54PM after being taken to St. John Medical Center by out of ... Read More »

EMH Healthcare will become part of University Hospitals effective Jan. 1, 2014

Joining with the UH system will provide opportunities to better serve communities in western Cuyahoga County and Lorain County  CLEVELAND – University Hospitals (UH) has received final approval from state and federal government regulators this week for the integration of EMH Healthcare and Parma Community General Hospital into the UH health system.  Each hospital conducted a thorough and rigorous process ... Read More »

Bradley Bay Health Center Christmas Giving

by Donna D’Amico Giving back to the communities we serve is a time honored tradition at Bradley Bay Health Center.  Each year the employees celebrate the season of giving through the creation of our Adopt a Family program.  The staff donates items and creates baskets, wreaths and trees  that are then raffled off.  We work with the local communities to ... Read More »

Bay Village Police: Man Scammed for 6 Grand

On 12/21/2013, at 1230 hrs, a resident in the 24000 block of Wolf Rd. reported he had been the victim of a scam.  A male with a Jamaican accent had called the victim telling him he had won the Publishers Clearing House Prize, but needed to pay the taxes before he could collect his winnings.  The victim proceeded to purchase ... Read More »

Away with the Manger: Jesus Stolen in Westlake

Some  people just don’t know that it is better to give than to receive at Christmas time. Westlake Police report that an infant Jesus and his manger were stolen from a Queen Anne’s Gate yard on Dec. 20 sometime 7-11 p.m. Since then, the real Baby Jesus has been discovered alive and well at many of the Christmas services hosted ... Read More »

Story of the Year: St. John Medical Center Team Brings Hope to Displaced Syrians

A homeless  family seeks shelter. A baby sleeps in a stable. As the Christmas story was celebrated worldwide last month, the plight of  Syrian refugees brought real meaning to the birth of Jesus for missionaries from St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Dr. Eiad Sayed, Kristin Hoops, RN, and Nicki Vacco, RN, have been leading a medical relief team to ... Read More »