Monthly Archives: August 2017

Westshore Entrepreneurs Graduate from Tri-C’s Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Business Owners in Rocky River and Westlake Join List of Successful Alumni Two Westshore business owners took a step toward greater success by completing the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). Nikola Dzodzo of Woolino in Westlake and Steve Lucek of Ver-A-Fast in Rocky River are two of 26 small-business operators in the program’s latest graduating class. They ... Read More »

Westlake Police Bust Credit Card Counterfeiters

Westlake Police have arrested two out-of-state men on an apparent counterfeit credit card spree. The story began when a Detroit Rd. store reported a credit card fraud on Aug. 11 which occurred the previous day. The company’s headquarters had issued a warning about 2 suspects. Staff realized that the duo had made a $2376 paint sprayer purchase. The men were ... Read More »

Rocky River High School Teacher Named Ohio History Teacher of the Year

Sara Ziemnik of Rocky River High School has been named Ohio History Teacher of the Year for her achievements in American history education. The award came from a panel of teachers, administrators and scholars from across the state that chose Ziemnik’s application through the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. She will receive a $1,000 cash award, a certificate of ... Read More »

New ‘Job’ Costs Westlake Man $22K

A 26 year old Weymouth Circle man was rooked out of $22,000 through a phony online job recently, report Westlake Police. He was directed to make a series of purchases of Apple gift cards on his personal credit card, give the numbers to his “boss” and be reimbursed. This process seemed to work OK until he was told to report ... Read More »

Academic Award: Emilee Skutt of Westlake Receives Tri-C Honors Program Fellowship

Program Provides Scholarships that Cover Tuition, Fees and Books Emilee Skutt of Westlake has been selected for a Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) Honors Program Fellowship, which offers high-achieving students scholarships to cover tuition, fees and books as they work toward an associate degree. Skutt signed a commitment letter with the College during an Aug. 2 ceremony at Tri-C’s Jerry Sue ... Read More »

Solar Eclipse Safety Information from the Bay Village Fire Department

Millions of Americans will watch the Aug. 21 solar eclipse and have already purchased (or will purchase) eclipse glasses or handheld solar viewers to do so. Some of these people may be at risk from counterfeit glasses and viewers sold by disreputable vendors trying to cash in on this rare event. Watching the eclipse with fake protective gear can cause permanent eye damage, making ... Read More »

September Events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s September 2017 calendar of events: Friday, September 1 and Saturday, September 16 (10:30-11:15 a.m.) and Monday, September 25 (6:30-7:15 p.m.) Adapted Storytime – Children with varying learning styles and abilities learn in a safe, supportive environment where respect and appreciation for differences are encouraged. This 30 minute storytime, followed by time for socialization, is ... Read More »

Senior Saved from ‘Grandma Scam’ in Bay

On 08/10/2017, at 1332 hrs, an employee from a local drug store called BVPD to report a possible fraud.  The store had an elderly customer who was attempting to purchase $250.00 worth of “Streaming” gift cards.  Police spoke with the customer who claimed she received a phone call from a male in New York telling her she had won a ... Read More »

Sherry’s Dry Cleaners Too: Under New Ownership!

Sherry’s Dry Cleaners Too in Rocky River is under new ownership. Formerly River Cleaners located at 20804 Center Ridge Rd., Westgate Mall, Rocky River, save on quality dry cleaning. See their ad below for coupon savings! 440-525-2452 Read More »

Westlake Family Dental Care: Dental Care for the Whole Family

Westlake Family Dental Care is welcoming new patients. Located at 2255 Columbia Rd. Westlake Family Dental features General & Cosmetic Dentistry, Family Dentistry, Dental Emergencies, Same Day Crowns, Stress Free & Comfortable Environment, Athletic Mouthguards and accepts most insurances. A FREE electric toothbrush with new patient exam and clean (with ad below) and custom sports mouthguards in schools colors for ... Read More »