Monthly Archives: September 2014

UH Avon Fitness Center Wins Awards

The Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center has been named the “Best of Lorain County” in the Fitness Center category for the 5th consecutive year.  Additionally, the center received first place in the Medical Fitness Association’s 2014 Program Innovation Awards. The “Best of Lorain County” awards, sponsored by puLse, Lorain County’s magazine, celebrate the people, places and organizations ... Read More »

North Coast Health Celebration of Caring Raises $145,000

More than 300 people turned out for North Coast Health’s annual Celebration of Caring gala on Thursday, August 28,  at LaCentre in Westlake.  Over $145,000 was raised through the event, which represents ten percent of the organization’s operating budget and will be used to continue the life-saving care that North Coast Health provides to the medically underserved. “We are touched ... Read More »

FYI: Opera spotlights Handel’s Alcina

The FYI: Opera program on Wednesday, October 8, features four talented voices from three countries, who will present an enticing menu of music created by George Frideric Handel almost three centuries ago. David Bamberger, Artistic Director of the Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater, will narrate the convoluted tale of love that Handel’s music relates and Music Director John Simmons ... Read More »

Fall Fun at Westlake Rec Center

Fall has arrived and the Westlake Recreation Department is ready to go.  Three special events are on the calendar so stop on in and register before the leaves fall and you are left holding the rake! First up is our 2nd annual Spooktacular Scarecrow Contest.  For $20 you will receive the wood frame and straw.  The rest is up to ... Read More »

Connecting for Kids at Porter Library

Helping Awkward Preteen Kids Make Friends Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Westlake Porter Public Library, Porter Room Jamie Hughes, MA, SLP, KIDnections Group, will share practical ideas for helping your preteen make friends.  This will be an interactive discussion targeted at parents of preteens ages 9 to 12.  Hughes will also be providing resources you can tap ... Read More »

Bay Police: “See Something? Say Something”

Bay Police report that alert residents can contribute to keeping the community safe by reporting suspicious activities. On Sept. 24  at 10:44 a.m., a male resident on Salem Drive reported two white males walking around the neighborhood. They appeared to be looking at houses in an unusual way. The resident gave a very good description of the two and said ... Read More »

Drunk Driver Mans Mobile Home

Whoever said it is safer to drink at home probably didn’t have mobile homes in mind. Rocky River Police responded to I-90 after Cleveland Police reported they were chasing a mobile home which was being operated by a driver believed to be intoxicated on Sept. 24 near midnight. Officers located the vehicle and attempted to stop it as they pursued ... Read More »

A Shoplifter’s Story: A Case of ‘Paying It Forward’ Gone Wrong!

A North Olmsted Shoplifter’s story offers a great message on how to ruin your life with one trip to Home Depot. You might call it a case of “‘Paying It Foward’ Gone Wrong! Here’s the storyline: On 09/15/14 at approximately 1612 hours, two North Olmsted Police Officers were dispatched to Home Depot, 26241 Brookpark Rd., in reference to a male ... Read More »

Pregnant Woman’s Car Rammed on I-480

Fairview Park Police received numerous calls of a vehicle flipped over on I-480 west bound near the 8 mile marker on Sept. 15 at 2304 hours. Upon arrival police found a 2007 Toyota flipped on its roof, having slid over 500 feet. The driver was a pregnant 34 year old N Ridgeville woman who suffered non-incapacitating injuries in the collision. ... Read More »

Westlake K-Kids Donate to Hunger Center

  Dover Intermediate School K-Kids assembled more than 200 bags filled with a variety of toiletries to donate to St. Patrick’s Hunger Center in Cleveland. About 2,000 sample-sized and hotel toiletries were collected by DIS K-Kids, Westlake Kiwanis and St. Ladislas parish in Westlake. Thirty-eight students met after school to assemble the bags with the help of the Westlake High ... Read More »