Monthly Archives: November 2016

Play in Bay Celebrates Groundbreaking Ceremony

Bay Village’s venerable ‘Play in Bay’ playground for children celebrated a Groundbreaking Ceremony this morning, kicking off improvements to the Bay Village landmark located behind City Hall along Dover Center Road. The Bay Village Foundation and the City of Bay Village noted that the groundbreaking event caps a year-long community fundraising effort to raise $100,000. The funds will be used to upgrade the ... Read More »

UH Elyria Medical Center President Charlotte Wray Named to Prestigious List of Women Leaders

Charlotte Wray, MSN, RN, MBA, President of University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know for 2016. The list features highly accomplished C-suite level women leaders from across the U.S. Selected by the Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team, included leaders have demonstrated outstanding leadership and ... Read More »

Westlake High School Junior Posts World Class ACT Score

Westlake High School junior Ryan Karpuszka earned one of only 11 perfect scores in the world on the AP Calculus BC exam.  Ryan tested out of AP Calculus AB and went into AP Calculus BC. Only .009 percent of students who took the exam earned a perfect score. He says math has always been a strength of his and he ... Read More »

Center for Body, Mind & Spirit December Calendar

These programs are free of charge and open to individuals diagnosed with cancer, their families and loved ones at The Center for Body, Mind & Spirit at Mercy Cancer Center, 41201 Schaden Road, Elyria. Services are available regardless of where patients receive treatment. Mercy Cancer Center is now affiliated with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. The Center for Body, Mind ... Read More »

Cuyahoga’s Child: Growing Up in the Valley of the Crooked River By Jeffrey J. Knowles

“Un-Murdering Memories” Well over a century before Dr. Sam Sheppard—and “The Fugitive” TV series his case inspired—there was a man in Northfield, Ohio, who spent much of his adult life combing the corners of the young republic in a long, desperate attempt to clear his name of a murder charge. But Dorsey Viers was looking, not for a murderer, but ... Read More »

Community West Foundation…The ‘Caring Continues’ Assists Cancer Patients During Treatment

One of the challenges faced by those fighting cancer is that their household bills still come in, even when patients are unable to earn an income. Supporting those patients and their families in their time of financial need is the mission of The Caring Continues, a fund that the oncology social workers at the Cancer Center Fairview Hospital, Moll Pavilion ... Read More »

Westlake Car Prowler Strikes Again

A Melibee Dr. household’s CCTV system recorded a family car being rifled by a male suspect at 2:35AM on Nov. 26.  That was one of 12 unlocked cars gone through that morning on Framingham Dr., Surrey Cr., Meadow Ln.  as well as Melibee. Items such as credit cards, an IPod and charger, an automotive battery jumper box, and loose change ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Feast at Avon Early Learning Center

Kindergarten students at the Avon Early Learning Center, 3075 Stoney Ridge Road, took part in a Thanksgiving Feast on Nov. 22 at the AELC, the last day before Thanksgiving break. The students have been studying about Thanksgiving, the pilgrims, Mayflower, among other Thanksgiving-related topics. Several classrooms took part in the Thanksgiving Feast. The students were asked to bring in items reminiscent of the first Thanksgiving feast, ... Read More »

Westview Students Honor Those Who Serve

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and showing appreciation and “thanks,” Westview Elementary School, 155 Moore Road, Avon Lake, hosted a Service Breakfast to “thank” those who serve our community for all they do. Dozens of Avon Lake police, fire and EMS personnel were invited to attend the breakfast on Nov. 22 at the school. The mayor, superintendent and a council representative ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Thanksgiving Leftovers

What to keep that thankful feeling alive even though Thanksgiving? Then be happy you don’t know any of the turkeys in this version of of the Westlake Police Thanksgiving Leftovers blotter! Domestic Violence Domestic violence took its holiday upswing last week with several tales of family violence. – A 40 yoa Cleveland man reported that the 28 yoa mother of ... Read More »