Youth Challenge Says ‘Thanks’ to Benefactors

Angi Terella and YC Trustee, Arnita Wilkes

Close to 400 generous guests helped raise almost $200,000 for Youth Challenge at their “Gallery Gala” Annual Benefit & Auction on Saturday, April 14 at the Cleveland Marriott Downtown at Key Center.  The money raised will fund adapted programs for children with physical disabilities. This support allows Youth Challenge to reach hundreds of children in the Greater Cleveland community, providing ... Read More »

Westlake Codified Ordinances Upgraded On-Line

The Walter H. Drane Company which maintains Westlake’s ordinance codification and online codes has recently upgraded their website. With the new system, you are able to select and assemble any set of sections together for viewing, printing, downloading or emailing.  This includes entire chapters, entire parts, any range of sections or selected sections from different chapters. You are able to ... Read More »

“Excellence in Health Care, Close to Home, for Every Need”

William A. Young, Jr.

A Message from St. John Medical Center President and CEO William A. Young, Jr…… That is the message St. John Medical Center (SJMC) President and CEO William A. Young, Jr., brings to the community just a year after the completion of a modernization phase that saw major renovations to the medical center that opened its doors to the community in ... Read More »

Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club Earns Awards

Garden Club President Mickie Marquis presenting Barbara Nahm her award.

  Avon-on-the-Lake Garden Club, competing at the 2014 Garden Club of Ohio (GCO) annual convention, received Certificates and Monetary Awards  for their work in the 2013 year.   The Club received seven first place designations in Civic Improvement;   -Tree Award for Large Club; -Historic Programs, Tours or Trails (Large Club) , -2013 Publicity Press Book ( Large Club); -Blue ... Read More »

Westlake’s Historic Fascinators


Westlake High School students creatively displayed their knowledge of Ohio history in a fascinator contest held in partnership with Westlake World Partners. Fascinators are headpieces designed to be attached to the hair in lieu of a hat. They are traditionally won by women and paired with formal wear, and can include feathers, silk and tulle. Beth Noren’s Honors American History ... Read More »

Invisible People: Deliberate Arson Afflicts Cleveland Homeless

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A recent Bay Village Police blotter item about a man in camo walking through town with an umbrella that was first thought to be a long gun has brought attention to the homeless. The Villager would like to share a story from Community West Foundation, the west side’s leading philanthropic organization, about a deeply saddening and outrageous recent affliction cast ... Read More »

Nick Nunnari Joins Nick Mayer Lincoln as Service Manager

Pat Jordan, Service Director at both Nick Mayer locations, and Service Manager Nick Nunnari.

Area car owners will be happy to learn that veteran Service Manager Nick Nunnari has joined Nick Mayer Lincoln and the newly acquired Nick Mayer’s Marshall Ford Lincoln as head of their service team. A native Westlaker and Westlake High grad, Nunnari says the Nick Mayer culture is perfect for his home-town service philosophy. “What I like is the small, ... Read More »

Westlake Man Arrested after Pointing Gun at Wife

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A 40-year-old Westlake man hit and kicked his 36-year-old wife after they argued about money on April 14 at 8:43 a.m., according to Westlake Police. The man was arrested for felony Domestic Violence. He has a 2011 conviction for Menacing against a family member. He was also found to have marijuana and pepper spray in his car and so faces ... Read More »

Westlake BOE Hires Supt. Search Team

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The Westlake Board of Education approved the hiring of the Ohio School Boards Association to facilitate the search for Westlake’s next superintendent. In response to a question from The Villager, BOE President Carol Winter emails that the costs associated with the search will be “$6900 + expenses (print, advertising, interview expenses).” The Board interviewed three firms for the process, including ... Read More »

Bay Gunfire Leads to Arrest

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Bay Police responded to a report of gunshots on April 14 at  1316 hours. A resident in the 28000 block of Osborn called to report he heard several gunshots coming from a neighbor’s house on Osborn.  Officers responded to area and located the house in question.  After an investigation, officers determined a 19 yoa resident had fired several blank rounds ... Read More »