Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bay Village Police: Scam Alerts

On 06/27/2014, at 0957 hrs, BVPD received a call from a female resident on Bradley Rd. She had sold an item on Craig’s List. She received a check for an amount which exceeded the agreed upon price. Sender told her to deposit the check and send back the difference. She received a call from the Moneygram fraud department and was ... Read More »

“Cable” Guy Disconnected in Westlake

A suspicious male entered a Detroit Rd. restaurant on June 20 at 1:30PM claiming that the cable system there needed a new part, report Westlake Police. He was not in uniform and could not produce any paperwork. He also could not find the part that needed replacing. Management followed up with the cable provider, who also could not verify that ... Read More »

Mercy Receives National Recognition for Patient Safety and Value

Mercy Regional Medical Center has been recognized by Premier, Inc. for reducing preventable hospital-acquired conditions (HACs), as part of the federal Partnership for Patients initiative.  Mercy Allen Hospital was also recognized by Premier, Inc. with a QUEST® Award for High-value Healthcare Citation of Merit for delivering high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Mercy Regional Medical Center is one of the 35 hospitals in ... Read More »

Westlake Schools Seek ‘Interim’ Supt.

As stated at the start of the superintendent search process, the Board of Education is committed to finding the right person to fill this very important role for the Westlake City Schools. When the Board began this process, it indicated a desire to first attempt to name a new superintendent by June, but it was important that if the right ... Read More »

Bay Police Assist in Westlake Turmoil

Four intoxicated wedding guests threw room furnishings and beer cans/bottles out the fourth floor window of their Detroit Rd. hotel room on June 15 at 3:52AM, report Westlake Police.. Bay Village PD sent 2 officers to assist with the arrests of a 24-year-old Lakewood man, 25-year-old Vermillion man, 24-year-old Millersburg man, and a 24-year-old Dennison man, all for DCI and ... Read More »

Westlake Schools Supt. Choice Withdraws

The Westlake City Schools’ top candidate for the superintendent position – Dr. Jeffrey Graham, superintendent of Parma City Schools – withdrew his name from consideration after he and the Westlake Board of Education were unable to agree to contract terms. The Board offered the superintendent position to Dr. Graham on June 19 following a focused search process and presentations to ... Read More »

Summer Alert from Bay Police

Summertime is a peak time for car break-ins. With the following tips and a little common sense, we can keep Bay Village residents safe from thieves. 1)  Lock your doors. The vast majority of our break-ins are from unlocked vehicles. We have few car windows broken because it would draw too much attention to the criminal activity. 2)  Hide your ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Report 06/23/2014

Burglaries Reported Throughout City: Lock Your Cars & Homes On 06/16/2014, at 1735 hrs, a Crestview resident contacted BVPD to report someone had stolen a blank personal check from her house, made the check out for $200, and cashed it.  Police have a suspect and are investigating. During the early morning hours of 06/18/2014, several unlocked cars were entered in ... Read More »

Greenspan Welcomes Jon Husted to Re-Election Launch

Dave Greenspan, District One Cuyahoga County Councilman, kicked off his 2014 re-election bid in fine style last week, welcoming Secretary of State Jon Husted to his annual Spring Dinner at the Rocky River Civic Center June 4. Other dignitaries included Cuyahoga County Executive Jack Schron, Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough, Rocky River Mayor Pamela Bobst and others. Greenspan focused on his ... Read More »

St. Raphael Stained Glass Windows: Legacy & Vision

This story about the stained glass windows at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Bay Village is compiled from a parish newsletter entitled ‘Dream Forward.” Introduction Stained Glass Stories, St Raphael Church, Bay Village, Ohio, Nelson J Callahan, Pastor: These windows are from the former St Joseph Franciscan Church (located at E. 23rd and Woodland in Cleveland), which was originally dedicated in ... Read More »