Author Archives: Bob Tuneberg

Healthy Smile: Hey Doc, I’m A Gagger

by Jeffrey Gross, DDS, FAGD of The Healthy Smile Many people have a high gag reflex. Being a gagger means that anything in the back of your mouth will cause you to gag. It is an upsetting problem that can make the patient feel very anxious about going to the dentist and causes many negative experiences. Many people avoid dental care ... Read More »

Avon East Garden Club: Here Comes Mother’s Day!

Students in the Avon East Garden Club had a busy week getting ready for Mother’s Day! Even cold spring weather couldn’t stop this intrepid crew as they prepared tomato plants for the coming season. “Amazing day- amazing humans,” said coordinator Neely Powell on the Avon East Garden Club Facebook page. “Mother’s Day planting day one in the books.  Words are ... Read More »

“Tails from Heaven:” Westlake Author Explains How Our Pets Never Really Leave Us

Losing a dog can be a devastatingly emotional experience for people young and old. Ashley Pease-Mitchell is a Westlake resident and seventh grade teacher in Avon Lake whose family faced the grief that comes with saying goodbye to a beloved pet over a year ago. Ashley responded to her loss by writing a book, “Tails from Heaven.” Her work “helps ... Read More »

Bay Library Opening Draws 3000

Bay Village welcomed a jewel to the community the afternoon of May 7 with the ribbon-cutting of the new Bay Village Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. A packed-out welcoming from the community saw 2,995 residents attend the ribbon-cutting. Mayor Paul Koomar joined with CCPL Director Tracy Strobel in manning the scissors. Folks then poured into the new library, ... Read More »

Bay Village Historical Potluck Program Highlights “Preserving the Character of our City”

“Preserving the Character of our City,” is the theme for the May 19 Bay Village Historical Society potluck program. Guest speaker Carol Starre-Kmiecik will present a one-woman show about Dorothy Fuldheim, the well-known Cleveland newscaster and journalist. The event, held at the Bay Lodge on Bradley Rd. in Bay Village, begins with a social at 6 p.m., followed by dinner ... Read More »

Thomas F. Hill Memorial Planned

Tom Hill was beloved as band and choir director for Westlake Schools from 1954 until his retirement in 1987. He touched countless lives with his dedication and commitment to education and excellence through music. He is fondly remembered for his contributions to Westlake music programs, from arranging the school alma mater and fight song to the creation of Music a ... Read More »

Bucky Kopf is Avon Lake Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to well-known Avon Lake developer Herman ‘Bucky’ Kopf for being named as Citizen of the Year by Avon Lake Community Council. Also honored as Project of the Year is Music on a Mission D.R.E.W. The Community Council announcement reports that Kopf’s unanimous selection is based on his long-standing generosity and philanthropy in the community. As the driving force behind ... Read More »

Avon Early Childhood PTA Summer Fun and Booze Raffle

Are you ready to win a splash pool filled with summer beverages? The Avon Early Childhood PTA will be holding a raffle for this exciting prize! To join the raffle simply purchase as many $5 entries as you would like and take the chance at winning this prize that includes fun summer toys and a splash pool for the kiddos ... Read More »

Westlake Boys Track Wins Bell Invitational

On a rainy night in Rocky River the Westlake Boys Track & Field team took home the 1st place trophy at the Bell invitational May 7. Facing tough competition from other top teams, Aurora, Rocky River, and Avon Lake Westlake pulled away a win after finishing first in a tight 4x400m race with Aurora. In the last leg of the ... Read More »

Bay Spring Jazz Concert Feature Alum

The Bay High Jazz Ensemble performs its Spring Jazz Concert on Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at Bay High School, 29230 Wolf Road, Bay Village. Special guest performer is Alumna Bettyjeane (Wischmeier) Quimby ‘01, playing the Artie Shaw Clarinet Concerto. She is a woodwind specialist who performs locally with a variety of professional concert bands, orchestras, rock bands and ... Read More »