Monthly Archives: August 2015

University Hospitals to be Sole Owner of St. John Medical Center

Will Be Accountable to the Diocese of Cleveland The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) have signed an agreement to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center to UH. The legacy of Catholic health care at St. John Medical Center will be continued through a commitment by UH to be accountable to the Bishop of ... Read More »

Reps. Baker, Manning Introduce Bill Regarding License Suspensions for OVI-Related Aggravated Vehicular Homicide

COLUMBUS—State Representatives Nan Baker (R-Westlake) and Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville) have introduced legislation in the Ohio House that would strengthen the penalties on drivers who are convicted of OVI-related aggravated vehicular homicide. In Ohio, this crime is either a first or second degree felony, as well as a required term in prison. In such cases, the court is also required ... Read More »

Save the Date: It’s Good 2 B Good

It’s Good to Be Good. A unique opportunity to hear nationally acclaimed author Dr. Stephen Post who is the keynote speaker at Community West Foundation’s annual meeting on Sept. 9 at the West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church at 20401 Hilliard. Blvd. in Rocky River at 3 p.m. A transformative speaker, Stephen has inspired thousands in healthcare, business, schools, philanthropy, volunteer ... Read More »

Cleveland Metroparks to Close Bay’s Huntington Playhouse

Huntington Playhouse to Close Cleveland Metroparks and Huntington Playhouse announce the closing of the Huntington Playhouse on December 31, 2015. “There are a variety of reasons they will be closing at this time. I am not going to comment on the reasons at this time because I don’t have the information to provide to you at this time,” said Sanaa Julien, ... Read More »

Let My Personal Trainer Help You Achieve a Healthy Tomorrow

By Mike Noland, Westlake Manager My Personal Trainer has been serving the Westlake community since March 2014, not to mention the countless people we have helped achieve their weight loss and fitness goals. Changing lives with the approach of a healthy lifestyle, is what My Personal Trainer takes very serious, as we are not a revolving door. A few days ... Read More »

Man Dares Police to Shoot at Crocker Park Cinema in Westlake

A 43-year-old Westlake man was reliving his youth during an Aug. 23 evening showing of “Straight Outta Compton” at the Regal theater in Crocker Park, report Westlake Police. His intoxicated dancing and bellowing impaired other moviegoers from enjoying the film. It got to the point where he was asked to leave. He and his date protested, claiming that he was, in ... Read More »

Avon Lake High School Earns High Newsweek Ranking

AVON LAKE, Ohio –  The rankings are in and Avon Lake High School scored a spot in the top half of the national rankings on Newsweek’s America’s Top High Schools list for 2015. The school is listed as No. 170. The placement is a jump from the No. 402 ranking in 2014. According to Newsweek, the rankings are intended to ... Read More »

Celebrate Westlake 25th Anniversary – September 5, 2015

Celebrate Westlake: The Beginning Back in 1990 when Celebrate Westlake was still an idea, founder Bud Hagy had no idea he would someday be organizing the Silver Anniversary of this premier community event. What are Bud’s thoughts on Celebrate Westlake all these years later? “The first thing that comes to mind is the longevity of the race,” Hagy. “Plus the ... Read More »

Pumped! Men in Heels Invade Crocker Park for Stiletto Sprint

It’s all in fun as the 5th annual Stiletto Sprint & Soiree came to Crocker Park Saturday to raise funds for the good works of The Junior League of Cleveland. For the 5th year, Q104’s Average Joe slipped on his not-so-average pumps for a lap around the green at Crocker Park. he was joined (finally. for the first time this ... Read More »

SJMC Golf Outing Supports Hope Fund

St. John Medical Center is known for its compassionate care of community. But did you know that SJMC also takes care of its own? The Hope Fund is a hospital resource put in place by employees to assist other hospital employees financially when they have emergency needs. Organized by Ron Streng and Gary Styles, both maintenance workers at SJMC, this ... Read More »