Monthly Archives: December 2015

Westlake Police: New Year’s Eve Mayhem Blotter

Holiday activity was at a high through December for Westlake Police. Here’s how things went this month on the Westlake Police Blotter: “…more rapid than eagles, his coursers they came” A 30-year-old Westlake man’s 116+mph Xmas Eve drive landed him on the naughty list for OVI, Willful Wanton Disregard for Safety, Speed, Marked Lanes, and Signal Before Lane Change after ... Read More »

Gina Gavlak Named as President & CEO North Coast Health

After serving North Coast Health since its inception – first as volunteer, then Head Nurse and eventually Executive Director for the past twenty years, Lee Elmore has retired from her post.  Under Lee’s guidance, North Coast Health has transformed the access and provision of care to thousands of individuals and families in western greater Cleveland, and has been recognized as ... Read More »

Don’t Wreck the Holiday: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

Avon Lake Police remind us that lots of celebrations are kicking off this weekend,  so please remember to keep yourself and everyone around you safe by driving sober or designating a sober driver. Don’t wreck the holidays – buzzed driving is drunk driving. Happy Holidays! Read More »

Westlake Student Travels to Sweden for Nobel Week

Westlake High scholar Aswin Bikkani recently traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to experience Nobel Week. Aswin was one of 24 members of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) selected for this special study trip from December 7th through 10th. This trip gave students the opportunity to witness first-hand the legacy of NSHSS Co-founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member ... Read More »

Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck at Crocker Park Garage

32-year-old Jaclyn WINTERBORNE of Medina was struck by a 1997 Jeep Wrangler on December 27, 2015 at 2:03 PM while she was on foot on the first floor of the Union garage (55 Vine St.). She suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to St. John Medical Center by Westlake Fire Department. WINTERBORNE was subsequently airlifted to Metrohealth where she later died. The ... Read More »

Bay Police Investigate Gunshot Reports

On 12/24/2015, at 0500 hrs, numerous residents in the 24000 block of Russell reported hearing several gunshots or loud explosions in the area.  Officers checked the area, but were unable to locate the source. Scammers Reported On 12/22/2015, several Bay Village residents received scam phone calls in which the caller attempted to get the homeowners personal or financial information.  The ... Read More »

Westlake Police Christmas Blotter: Scrooge News

Even though it was Christmas Eve, some folks don’t share in the Christmas spirit. Among the Scrooge News items from Westlake Police: -A Westlake woman’s wallet was lifted while she dined at a Main St. restaurant on the afternoon of Dec. 18. Her credit card was used to make a $1200 purchase at a store nearby and for cash withdrawals ... Read More »

Christmas at O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village

The holidays are being celebrated during the whole month of December at O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village. From the beautifully decorated Christmas trees throughout the community, to the children, families and friends coming in to spread Christmas cheer, there is no mistaking that it’s a most wonderful time of the year. Santa was in town for the annual resident and family open house, posing for pics ... Read More »

Rain Barrels N’MORE Opens at The Rock Pile

The Rock Pile in Avon is new home to Rain Barrels N’More, your one-stop shop for distinctive rain barrels, diverter kits, SHAKLEE and YL Essential Oils. After five years on the corner of Center Ridge and Bradley Roads in Westlake, owner Ann Gedeon celebrated her grand re-opening at The Rock Pile last weekend. After five successful years in business, the ... Read More »

How to Keep ‘Happy’ in the ‘Holidays’

How can you be sure ‘happy’ stays in your ‘holidays’ this Christmas season? There are some simple approaches you can take to dealing with holiday stress. Stress-busting techniques were the subject of St. John Medical Center’s ‘All About You’ program for women on Dec. 3 at LaCentre in Westlake. Keynote speaker Susan Fee shared her insights as a Cleveland-based counsellor, ... Read More »