Monthly Archives: January 2015

Healthcare at Your Doorstep

Nurse Practitioners are filling the healthcare services gap for older adults throughout Ohio. By Maureen Scally, RN, BSN, FNP-C One of my closest colleagues and friend in Columbus, Ohio, visited one of her health plan members at home for a routine medical evaluation. During the examination she found that the patient had an extremely irregular heartbeat and immediately called 911. ... Read More »

Thank You, Joan Kemper! Bay Council Clerk Honored for 50 Years of Service

Joan Kemper, Bay Village Clerk of City Council and Secretary to the City’s Boards and Commissions, was honored for an incredible 50 years of public service at the Jan. 26 meeting of City Council. Mayor Deborah Sutherland presented Joan with a special City Proclamation recognizing her many years of civic service, starting as a police dispatcher. Other commendations followed from ... Read More »

Elyria Wrestlers Win Regional Openers

The Elyria High wrestling team posted  71-10 win over Madison Comprehensive in the opening round and a 56-12 win over Ashland in the regional quarterfinals of the OHSAA Dual Meet tournament last night at Westwood School. The Pioneers now move to the regional semifinals on Feb. 4 against Lorain. It will be a great match featuring two Lorain County teams ... Read More »

Joel’s Place for Children Announces Children and Teen Grief Support Groups

Joel’s Place for Children will hold grief support groups for children and teens at locations in Strongsville and Bay Village.  The peer support groups are open to children and teens ages 5-18 who have experienced the death of someone special in their lives.  A support group for parents and/or caregivers of children who are grieving will meet concurrently.  Children and ... Read More »

Westlake Students Selected for Cleveland Clinic eXpressions Art Show

Eleven Westlake High School artists and writers were selected for special recognition through the Cleveland Clinic eXpressions art and writing programs. WHS senior Madeline Lee won Best of Show and a Blue Ribbon for her artwork. Junior Brittany Donna also won a Blue Ribbon. For art, senior Lucia Del Rincon Martinez, Jennifer Juhas and Veronica Pulling, and junior Sarah Meleragno, ... Read More »

Bay Key Club Celebrates Kiwanis’ 100th

Kiwanis turned 100 on January 21 and the Bay High Key Club hosted a celebration at Bay High School cafeteria for the Bay Village Kiwanis, Builders Club and Key Club. Pizza and birthday cake were on the menu as well as four service projects with the goal of doing 100 hours of service! The goal was reached as the group ... Read More »

Cleveland Clinic, North Ridgeville Join Forces in New Approach to Healthy Living

United Way of Greater Lorain County and the Lorain County General Health District have partnered with Cleveland Clinic and 30 other local organizations to create a community collaborative that will increase access to physical activity and healthy food options in order to reduce the risk of chronic disease in the Keystone and North Ridgeville communities. The group will align strategies ... Read More »

Ohio State Wrestlers Top Indiana in Norwalk

In front of a sellout crowd at Norwalk High School, the Ohio State wrestling team used three pins and five wins via bonus points to roll past Indiana, 31-13, on Friday evening. With the win, Ohio State is 8-3 overall (4-1 Big Ten) while Indiana falls to 2-6 (0-5 Big Ten). The evening offered head coach Tom Ryan the opportunity ... Read More »

Ohio Seniors Hit Hard By the Flu

Tips to Help You and Your Loved Ones Avoid the Flu This Season Even though it’s felt like winter for a while, the flu has yet to reach its seasonal peak. The seasonal flu, which can start taking effect in the fall and winter, hits its all-time high in the months of January and February. According to the CDC, more ... Read More »

Porter Library Surplus Sale

Westlake Porter Public Library will hold a used furniture and computer sale on Thursday, February 5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until all items are sold. Also being sold are miscellaneous other items. All items will be sold as-is and all sales will be final. Payment may be made by cash, check or credit card. Please call 440-871-2600 ... Read More »