Monthly Archives: January 2016

Westlake Police: Woman OD’s Twice in One Day

A Westlake woman OD’d twice in a 24 hour period, saved by the heroin antidote Narcan both both times, report Westlake Police. Police state that the 24-year-old woman ODed in twice in 17 hours at her Columbia Rd. home. The first time was at 10:46 p.m. on Jan. 22. Westlake Fire Dept. revived her with Narcan and took her to St. ... Read More »

University Hospitals Opens Avon Rehabilitation Hospital

University Hospitals and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services celebrated the completion of their latest collaborative venture, the University Hospitals Rehabilitation Hospital in Avon on Tuesday, January 26 with a public open house. The two-story, 58,000-square-foot inpatient facility is located in Avon  at 37900 Chester Road. The hospital features 50 private rooms and specialty centers dedicated to neurological and stroke recovery that ... Read More »

Football Reading Buddies

Your favorite Avon High School football stars were at Lorain Public Library System’s Avon Branch Jan. 25 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone had a good time playing football-related literacy games and activities. The Avon Branch is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon.   Read More »

Bendix R&D Leader Finds Inspiration in Student Inventors’ Competition

Westlake City Schools Invention Convention Showcases Problem-Solving and Creativity For a second straight year, Richard Beyer found himself impressed and inspired by the work of students in the Westlake City Schools Invention Convention. Beyer, vice president – engineering and research & development at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix), returned to serve as one of the contest’s judges this year ... Read More »

Westlake Selects Top Inventors to Compete at Regional Invention Convention

Three Westlake fourth-grade students will move on to the regional Invention Convention contest after winning the top three spots in the Westlake Schools Invention Convention Fair. The following students from Westlake City School District were selected to participate in the Northeast Ohio Regional Invention Convention: 1st Place: Andrew Arkwright, grade 4, Hilliard Elementary School: The Root Seeker 2nd Place: T.J. Rintamaki, grade ... Read More »

Managing Peer Relationships

Pediatric Psychologist, Dr. Meghan Barlow, will be presenting at the Avon PTA meeting Feb. 3 immediately following the meeting at 7 p.m. at the Avon Early Learning Center, 3075 Stoney Ridge Road. She will be presenting to parents how they can assist children in managing peer relationships. Discussion will include, but not limited to, using words and being friends with more than one child ... Read More »

The Importance of Staying Healthy, Even in a Mild Winter

Take Precautions to Stay Healthy Even in a Mild Winter by Candy Sanson, Administrator, O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village With the relatively warm weather we haven’t seen much flu this year, but it is important to remember that there is a lot of winter left and it is still not too late to take precautions.  Flu is a serious contagious disease ... Read More »

University Hospitals Opens Avon Rehabilitation Hospital

University Hospitals and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services celebrated the completion of their latest collaborative venture, the University Hospitals Rehabilitation Hospital in Avon on Tuesday, January 26 with a public open house. The two-story, 58,000-square-foot inpatient facility is located in Avon  at 37900 Chester Road. The hospital features 50 private rooms and specialty centers dedicated to neurological and stroke recovery that ... Read More »

Westlake High Senior Team Takes First in 19th Annual Student Model Home Design Contest

The Great Big Home and Garden Show, February 5-14 at the I-X Center, will showcase the top ten area high school model home designs from the 19th annual Student Model Home Design Contest, held January 23, 2016 at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center in Brecksville. The Westlake High School senior team of Elise Kennedy, Anna Renkel, & Sean Freeman took first place and the overall ... Read More »

February Events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s February, 2016 calendar of events: Tuesday, February 2 (10 a.m.-Noon) Career Transition Center: Applications That Get Noticed – Learn how to tackle questions on an application to be sure yours will be read by both human and computer scanners. Tuesday, February 2 (7-7:30 p.m.) Bedtime Stories – Put on your pajamas and join Mrs. ... Read More »