Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bay Village Police: Beware – Big Checks are Signs of Scam

Bay Village Police report that they received two separate calls this week from residents who were attempting to sell items over the internet. Each had received checks which were significantly in excess of the agreed upon sale price. Fortunately, each of these people checked with their banks and were advised this is a type of scam so they did NOT ... Read More »

Quick Change Artists Bamboozle Marc’s for $1100

Quick change artists struck at Marc’s in Westlake, bamboozling a clerk out of $1100 after requesting confusing amounts of change in a $7.33 purchase. The action took place on Feb. 25 at 8:45 p.m.. The couple depicted in CCTV stills are seen to make a $7.33 purchase with a $100 bill at the Marc’s on Detroit Rd. They then confuse the ... Read More »

Community West Foundation….Straight from the Heart Red-Tie Gala Supports Cardiovascular Services

The joint was jumping at LaCentre in Westlake the night of Feb. 11 as Avon, Fairview and Lutheran Hospitals celebrated their 13th annual Straight from the Heart Red-Tie Gala in support of west side cardiovascular services. Hosted by Community West Foundation, about 500 guests jammed the Westlake event center for an evening of fun, food and a chance at $100,000 ... Read More »

The Lake Shore Electric Returns to Avon Lake

Everybody loves a train! It is that love of railroading plus a sense of local history that has motivated Avon Lake shopping center owner Tom Patton to display a historic Lake Shore Electric Car prominently at the front of his Lake Road Artstown Shopping Center. The long-term plan is to eventually develop a railway museum at the site of the ... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Fun at Huntington Woods

The residents at Huntington Woods Rehabilitation and Care Center in Westlake had a wonderful time celebrating Valentine’s Day. Mark Shane Phillips had the place humming with musical entertainment followed by cake and ice cream as a Valentine’s Day treat. Huntington Woods is an 82-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in beautiful Westlake – a place where residents and their ... Read More »

Avon Wrestlers Crown Two at SWC Championships

Avon High crowned two champs at the annual Southwestern Conference Wrestling Championships held at Avon Lake High School last Saturday. Winning titles for the Eagles were 132-pounder Tommy Sear and Max Borque at 138 pounds. The team title went to Olmsted Falls as the Bulldogs capped a 9-0 dual meet season by placing 9 wrestlers in Saturday’s finals and claiming ... Read More »

Bay Wrestlers are GLC Co-Champs

Bay Village Varsity Wrestling Team placed 2nd at the GLC conference tournament at Elyria Catholic High. Since Bay won all its regular season dual matches, the Rockets become co-champions with Parma Senior High for the season. Bay winners of the conference include; Stephen Tepper at 106, Connor McCarty at 113, Kelsi Mici at 170, Josh Barr at 182, Matthew Cover ... Read More »

Westlake Father/Daughter Team Make a Difference at Holly Lane School

Community Champions…. First-grade teacher Mrs.Lisa Forshey and the entire staff at Holly Lane Elementary School have a unique opportunity to welcome a new student who just moved to Westlake from Germany and who speaks no English. Observing the difficulty the new student had in understanding English and the challenges this presented his efforts to learn,  Mrs. Forshey was compelled to ... Read More »

Bubbly Bust for Westlake Champagne Thief

A Westlake shoplifter who decided to shove champagne into his pants is this week’s candidate for ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous.” The Giant Eagle state liquor agency at 30664 Detroit Rd. has had 4 bottles of champagne worth $240 stolen on Dec. 27 by the male shown in the still photo, report Police. He shoved them into his pants ... Read More »

Avon Encourages Heroin Awareness Through Art and Social Media

All across our state, many people are doing what they can to combat the heroin epidemic. In Avon, city officials and community health leaders have teamed up with an Ohio artist who is using his creative talents to join the fight for recovery in a different way. Ohio artist Ryan Poignon will display his traveling sculpture at 36744 Detroit Road ... Read More »