Monthly Archives: April 2015

Former Bay Police Chief Fred Drenkhan Was First Responder to Sheppard Murder

The passing of former Bay Village Police Chief Fred Drenkhan on April 15 meant the turning of another page in the saga of the Sam Sheppard murder mystery. Drenkhan, who died at age 88, was the first police officer to respond to the scene of the Sheppard murder on July 4, 1954. He wore badge Number One as Bay’s first ... Read More »

SJMC: A Community Hospital with Global Impact

Dr. Sayed: “We Find What is Right and That is How We Find Our Purpose in Life” St. John Medical Center’s Dr. Eiad Sayed may not be able to stop the war in Syria. But he is able to help children, one child at a time. With that mission in mind, Dr. Sayed goes back to the war ravaged nation ... Read More »

Cara’s ‘Step Into Spring’ Fashion Show Supports Mercy Center

Nothing says ‘spring’ like a colorful, trendy fashion show. Cara’s Boutique at The Promenade of Westlake hosted a wonderful display of colorful fashion Friday evening, April 24, for a great cause: The Mercy Center for Mind, Body and Spirit. Mercy Foundation President Scott Pember was on hand to acknowledge the generosity of the Cara’s team, joined by members of the ... Read More »

Thank You, St. John Medical Center Volunteers

St. John Medical Center honored its many volunteers at a festive Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon hosted at Avon Oaks Country Club on April 16. SJMC President William A. Young and Sr. Judith Ann Karam, Congregational Leader, Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, welcomed the volunteers with enthusiasm and gratitude. “Last year, you provided an incredible 49,000 hours of service to St. ... Read More »

NASA Glenn Research Center Honored for Orion Spacecraft Work

NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland was honored on Tuesday, April 14, for its work on the Orion Spacecraft Program. Orion Program Manager Mark Geyer of NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas visited NASA Glenn to showcase highlights from the Orion flight test and meet and thank the teams for their efforts. His visit was in recognition of the ... Read More »

Mary Poppins to Land On Stage at Olmsted Performing Arts Center

The Classic, Family-Friendly, Award Winning Super Musical Opens May 8 For two weekends, Olmsted Performing Arts (OPA) – – in Olmsted Falls will present an entire stage full of sugary sweetness to make you and your family smile. OPA will present the high-energy, delightful “Disney and Cameron MacKintosh’s Mary Poppins” May 8 – 10 and May 15 – 17. ... Read More »

O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village: There’s a Pony in Our House!

O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village, a senior living community, located on Bradley Road in Bay Village had surprise guests on April 24th –Cowboy Bill and his pony, Silver of Pony Tales Farm, a non-profit farm in North Ridgeville, which is home to many rescued and rehabilitated ponies.  As Silver walked around to greet the residents, Cowboy Bill sang campfire songs from ... Read More »

Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American

Maltz Museum Exhibition Looks at Baseball as Intersection of Sport, Identity & Ethnicity in America Through its legends and myths, its struggles and triumphs, baseball has been a reflection of American society for generations. Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American on view through September 7 at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, OH 44122; 216.593.0575; ... Read More »

MetroHealth to Expand Services in Westlake

The MetroHealth System is creating a healthier community by providing more services to people living and working in the western part of Cuyahoga County. The Westlake Health Center will be located in an office space in Crocker Park above Brio, located at 38 Main Street, Suite 300. MetroHealth’s established offices in Westlake, located at 24700 Center Ridge Road and 25200 ... Read More »

Math Madness at Westlake Schools

Westlake’s middle and high school math teams placed among the Top 100 schools in the inaugural Math Madness new online contest sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America. Math Madness featured live, team-based, online academic competition between almost 21,000 students from schools across the country. The contest included League Play with a round robin competition based on skill level, geography ... Read More »