Author Archives: Bob Tuneberg

Advice for Staying Fire Safe During Extreme Temperatures

Bay Village Fire Chief Christopher Lyons offers the following advice for staying Fire Safe during extreme temperatures: As the temperatures across Ohio continue to dip to extreme lows, please make sure your homes are fire safe and that you are prepared for emergencies: ● If you need to use them, please make sure space heaters are working properly and that ... Read More »

Holiday Dip! Polar Plungers Brave the Cold to Feed the Hungry

It wouldn’t be a New Year’s celebration without a little Holiday Dip! Several hundred partiers did it the hard way at the annual “Polar Bear Plunge” to help feed the homeless. The event took place at the Huntington Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks in Bay Village New Year’s Day. The air temperature was just 29 degrees and the water temperature ... Read More »

St. Raphael Rising

Blue skies and warm December weather made for a great stretch of construction time for raising the structural outline of the new St. Raphael Church on Dover Center Road in Bay Village. The shape of the new church began to take form as steel beams were erected the week before Christmas. Construction is currently on track for consecration of the ... Read More »

Bay’s Abuzz About Burns

Longtime Auto Center Now for Sale. $399,995 Takes It Hottest topic on the popular facebook site ‘Secret Bay Village’ this week is the Craigslist listing for Burns Auto on the corner of Dover Center and Wolf Roads. The Craigslist ad has the place offered for $399,995, eliciting numerous comments from readers who have ideas for the spot. “This would make ... Read More »

Inauguration Day 2015

Inauguration Day meant Oaths of Office for public officials representing our region. State Representative Nan Baker (R-Westlake) was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 131st General Assembly. She represents the 16th Ohio House District, which includes Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Rocky River, and Westlake. “It is an honor to be serving ... Read More »

Sen. Brown Names U.S. Service Academy Appointments

  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced his nomination of 12 students from Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Stark, Summit, and Trumbull Counties to attend U.S. Military Service Academies. “Ohio schools are training young men and women who will be the next generation of military leaders. I am honored to nominate these outstanding students for our prestigious U.S. Military ... Read More »

Ohio Employers to Receive Millions in Tax Credits

More than $200 million in tax credits will be awarded to thousands of Ohio employers, as a result of Congress’ recent reauthorization of the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. WOTC is a federal tax incentive program for employers that hire individuals with significant barriers to employment. Tax credits range from $2,400 to $9,000, depending on the barrier and ... Read More »

North Olmsted Police Nab Bank Robbery Suspect

The North Olmsted Police Department, in conjunction with the North Ridgeville Police Department, Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, Cleveland FBI, and help from the public, has announced the apprehension of alleged bank robbery suspect Jordan L. Dongarra. On Tuesday, 12/30/14,  at approximately 1410 hours the Fifth/Third Bank located at  28880 Lorain Rd was robbed at gunpoint.  An arrest warrant was issued ... Read More »

Bay Schools Buy Home Near Westerly

The Bay Village Board of Education has purchased the home and lot for sale at 30406 Maple Drive in Bay Village for $149,000, plus $800 in fees. The assessed value of the home was $170,000. The lot borders the south side of Westerly Elementary School property.  Superintendent Clint Keener said that the district will evaluate whether the home should be ... Read More »