Bay Village Blues

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Senior Falls On 04/08/2014 at 1144 hours, officers were called to the 300 block of Glen Park.  The sister of the homeowner was at the house and could see her sister down on the 2nd floor inside the locked house.  Officers forced entry and a 76 year old female was taken to the hospital with a hip injury. ODI (Operating ... Read More »

Bay Village Addresses RITA Tax Problems

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Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland has released the following letter in response to problems with the Regional Income Tax Authority (RITA) website: Dear Fellow Residents: The City is aware that RITA is experiencing difficulties with on-line filing and access to forms. When your tax return in complete, you can mail it to Bay Village City Hall, 350 Dover Center Rd., ... Read More »

Ron Rutt Named as Bay High Football Coach


Before even the first practice session for the 2014 Bay High Varsity Rockets Football team, its new head coach, Ron Rutt, has a well-informed, strategic plan for exploiting the team’s strengths, shoring up its weaknesses, and putting it on a focused path for a successful season. The Board of Education hired Rutt for the position at its regular meeting on ... Read More »

‘A is for Arab’ Exhibit at Tri-C Westshore


The Westshore Campus of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) will host the traveling “A is for Arab: Stereotypes in U.S. Popular Culture” exhibition Mon., April 14 through Fri., April 18. This powerful and compelling exhibit reveals and critiques the stereotypical portrayals of Arabs and Muslims in U.S. popular culture. It provides historical context about these images, which range from film stills ... Read More »

Westlake Garden Club to Meet

The next meeting of the Westlake Garden Club is Wednesday, April 16th, 2014, at 11:00 a m.  Lunch will be served at noon.  The one o’clock program will be :  “Gardening Ten Feet Up”, presented by Master Gardner, Sandra White.  The location for the meeting is Porter Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.  Please join us for a good time and ... Read More »

Westlake Police Report IRS Scams

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IRS scammers have gained momentum as April 15 approaches. Westlake Police report a Settlers Reserve Way man received a check in the mail in March from a California bank for $8900 in March. It had his name on it and another male’s, who is unknown to the victim. It appears to be related to someone filing a fraudulent US income ... Read More »

Prepare for Health Care Costs in Retirement

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As you save and invest for retirement, what are your ultimate goals? Do you plan on traveling the world? Purchasing a vacation home? Pursuing your hobbies? People often think and plan for these costs. Yet, too often, many of us overlook what potentially could be a major expense during our retirement years: health care. By preparing for these costs, you ... Read More »

Westlake Shooter Suspect is Senior Citizen


    Westlake Police report that 74-year-old Robert Godwin of Cleveland has been identified as the suspect in the shooting incident which occurred April 5 at 30700 Center Ridge Rd. Godwin  had a past dispute with Elios Financial Group, located in that building. He was arrested on April 9 without incident. A .38 cal revolver was recovered during a consent ... Read More »



Westlake High School sophomore Karalyn Suter qualified in junior varsity beginner horsemanship, advancing to the Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) Zone 5, Region 4 western trials regional competition. Karalyn rides for Equine Differences in Oberlin. She competes with high school riders from Summit, Stark, Lorain, Medina, Mahoning and Tuscarawas counties on May 10 in Sullivan. IEA was organized to promote and ... Read More »

Westlake 8th Grader is Spelling Bee Champ


Lee Burneson Middle School eighth grader Kyle Yu, 13, defended his title at the state Geographic Bee on April 4 and will now represent Ohio again at the National Geographic Bee next month in Washington, D.C. Kyle beat out about 100 other fourth through eighth graders for the state title, which he also claimed in 2013. The national finals will ... Read More »