Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Importance of Vaccinating Your Pets

In case you missed it, there has been a recent measles outbreak in the U.S. Some parents feel that getting their children vaccinated is more harmful than helpful, so they decided against vaccination. That same trend is starting to pop up in the pet world—which could be the cause of the return of illnesses and diseases that were once a ... Read More »

Winter Weather Advisory for Pets: From the American Veterinary Medical Association

Jack Frost is definitely hanging around this winter with more biting winds and drifting snow.  This non-stop cold is not only a nuisance and danger to us, but also to our furry friends.  So, what to do to keep our pets safe and warm? The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has provided some tips to keep pets healthy when the ... Read More »

Westlake High Seniors are Presidential Scholar Candidates

Three Westlake High School seniors have named U.S. Presidential Scholar candidates. Aswin Bikkani, Nicholas Craven and Kartik Dhinakaran are among 98 students from Ohio named candidates for this prestigious award. Each year, up to 141 students nationwide are named Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students. Application for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program is by ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Library March 2015 Events

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s March, 2015 calendar of events: Sunday, March 1 (2-4 p.m.) Down the Rabbit Hole Family Fun Day—Travel with us through the looking glass for an afternoon of family activities, crafts, and games based around the kooky world of Alice in Wonderland. For all ages – no registration required! Monday, March 2 (11-11:30 a.m.) Happy ... Read More »

The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit March Support Calendar

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 »

Westlake Senior Citizen Mugged in Home Garage

A Westlake senior citizen was mugged in her home garage by a man who allegedly followed her from a shopping trip. Police report that at 9:10 p.m. the evening of Feb. 24, the 73-year-old Westlake woman was robbed of her purse after she parked her car in the garage of her Hilliard Blvd. home. She became short of breath while ... Read More »

Westlake Town Criers Donate $700 to Community Center

The Westlake Town Criers made a $700 donation to the Westlake Community Center on Jan 26.  to help with with cost associated with community service activities. Pictured are (l-r) Tim White, Chris White, Lydia Gadd and Rick Grane. Westlake Town Criers is an organization dedicated to aid and assist worthy causes within the City of Westlake, Ohio. As a non-profit ... Read More »

Horror Film Talks at Porter Library

    Attention horror film fans! If you want to talk horror, sci-fi and suspense then join other film buffs at Westlake Porter Public Library on Wednesday, March 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for the kickoff of the library’s Horror Film Club. We’ll explore some of the classic films of the Horror, Science Fiction and Suspense genre. The first film will ... Read More »

Too Cold for Criminals: Stupid Winter Crimes

It must be too cold for criminals this week. Just look at what police are putting up with: Drunk Demands to be Arrested An officer on patrol at W. 215 and Lorain in Fairview Park was approached by a male on foot who had his arms raised above his head on Feb. 21. The male was stumbling and appeared intoxicated. ... Read More »

Hope for Quinn: Brio Rolls Out the Red Carpet for 5-Year Old Cancer Patient

Thanks to Brio Tuscan Grille in Westlake, five year old Quinn Demko got one of his wishes granted Saturday afternoon, Feb. 21. Little Quinn is battling an aggressive, rare brain tumor called sPNET. Quinn’s party of 12, which included his family, was given the red carpet treatment (literally) at Brio Tuscan Grille at Crocker Park. Brio added many special touches ... Read More »