Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sweet 16! Westlake Girls Claim District Crown

What a year it has been for the Westlake High girls basketball team! With a 39-21 win over Avon last Friday night, the Lady Demons captured a District championship, improved to 22-2 on the year and advanced to this week’s Regional at Norwalk as part of the OHSAA’s Sweet 16! Westlake will meet Toledo Whitmer Tuesday, March 1, at 7 ... Read More »

Bay Village Police: Wanted Man Nabbed

On 02/10/2016, at 0247 hrs, a BVPD officer was checking on a male sitting in an idling car parked on Knickerbocker at Upland.  While the officer was in his cruiser checking the individual’s identity, the male took off running.  The officer discovered the male had several warrants from various agencies in Lorain County.  Additional officers from Westlake responded to the ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Bro-man Stopped in Traffic Violation

Bro. Bro-Man. Bro-Meister. Teddy Broosevelt. Whatever he calls himself, a 35-year-old Olmsted Falls bro-man pretended to be his real bro on Feb. 12 and was stopped by Westlake Police. The bro-man was stopped for a traffic violation and identified himself as being his own brother. The bro-man has done this so often that there is a fraud warning attached to ... Read More »

Westlake Girls Claim District Basketball Title

Westlake High’s girls basketball team surged to a Div. I District Basketball Title at Elyria Catholic High last night with 39-21 win over Southwestern Conference rival Avon. The joyous Lady Demons had plenty to celebrate as they cut the nets after the hard-fought championship. It was the third time this season that Westlake has defeated Avon. Coach Chip Weiss had ... Read More »

Bay Village Revisited: Civil War Neighbors

by George Serb  The most memorable people I ever know were Fred Tuttle and his wife “Grannie.” Our family lived on the east side of north Parkside Drive, and the Tuttles lived in the first house on the north side of Lake Road, east of Parkside, so our back yards joined. We followed a well-beaten path in between – winter ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Bad Behavior Week

If you like stories about People Behaving Badly, this week’s Westlake Police Blotter is for you. Here we go…. No Class While Buying Gas A female clerk at a Clemens Rd. gas station was treated to the sight of a disgruntled reefer-using male revealing his shortcomings on Feb. 21. The weenie-wagger was rebuffed when he sought a discount on sunglasses ... Read More »

Two WHS Students Recognized in Career-Technical Programs

Two Westlake High School seniors will receive the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Outstanding Student Award for exceptional accomplishments in their West Shore Career-Technical District programs. Liam Carroll will receive the award for Service Occupations Training, and Patrick McGuinness for Networking-Cisco. The award recognizes students who are the top performers in their career-technical programs. These students will be acknowledged at the Lakewood/Rocky ... Read More »

March Events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s March, 2016 calendar of events: Tuesday, March 1 (10 a.m.-Noon) Career Transition Center: Setting Up a LinkedIn Profile—Not on LinkedIn yet? Learn techniques, in the computer lab, to set up a great profile. Bring a resume for review and a flash drive with your resume in Word to cut and paste from. Reservation required ... Read More »

Avon High School Defeats Olmsted Falls on Scholastic Games Radio Quiz

On this week’s broadcast of the Scholastic Games of Lorain County, the radio quiz program (on WEOL, AM 930) featuring academic teams from Lorain County high schools, Avon High School scored a decisive 420 to 120 point win over Olmsted Falls High School. So far, it is the highest winning score of the season for the program. The program is ... Read More »

Tri-C’s Mandel Humanities Center Selects Christopher Kovacic of Westlake for Inaugural Class

Christopher Kovacic of Westlake is in the first class of future leaders attending the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). Kovacic is among the 24 students selected for the inaugural class at the Mandel Humanities Center, which opened this semester at Tri-C’s Eastern Campus in Highland Hills. The College launched the center to offer ... Read More »