Author Archives: Bob Tuneberg

The Magic of Gardening

The Magic of Gardening has really taken hold in Avon with the growth of the Avon East Courtyard Garden started last year with the seed of an idea from 2nd grader Will Powell. The community has rallied around this garden with volunteers, students and families all enjoying the satisfaction of gardening. The magic has now expanded to the Avon Early ... Read More »

Miss Wheelchair Ohio Visits Westlake’s New Accessible Playground

Thank you to Ms. Wheelchair Ohio 2022 – Krista Allison for visiting the City of Westlake’s new accessible playground at Clague Park and shining a light on our community’s ongoing efforts to provide robust and inclusive recreational facilities for all! “Got the opportunity this afternoon to meet with Paula Horner (Director of Recreation) and Bill Beech (Facilities and Grounds Manager) ... Read More »

LCCC and University Hospitals Deliver New LPN Earn and Learn Program

by Kim Carrasquillo When University Hospitals noticed an unmet need for licensed practical nurses (LPN), they turned to Lorain County Community College to help develop a creative solution. The result is a new UH/LCCC LPN Earn and Learn program that allows current UH employees working as patient care nursing assistants (PCNA) to earn the LPN credential. Students in the program ... Read More »

Golden Treasures Car Wash

Bay Village Police were among those to attend the annual charity car wash at Bethesda Child Care Center. The efforts raised money for the Golden Treasures Rescue. These hard workers did a great job for a great cause. Please follow and like us: Read More »

TravelCenters of America Celebrates 50 Years

The City of Westlake would like to congratulate TravelCenters of America on 50 years in business! The company commemorated its 50th Anniversary with a party at its headquarters on Center Ridge Road last week. Mayor Dennis M. Clough, Police Chief Kevin Bielozer and Acting Fire Chief Mike Freeman were pleased to attend and present CEO Jon Pertchik with a Proclamation. ... Read More »

Bay Welcomes Supt. Scot T. Prebles

Thank you Bay Village PTA Council for giving Supt. Scot Prebles a warm welcome! Supt. Prebles formerly served as Superintendent of Forest Hills School District in the Cincinnati area. He started with Bay Village Schools on August 1, 2022. “I am humbled by this decision and excited to get started,” said Prebles. “This will be a team effort and we ... Read More »

Welcome Officer Posante

The Westlake Police Department was thrilled to officially welcome Andrew Posante to its ranks last month! Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough administered the oath of office in front of Officer Posante’s family and new coworkers in the Michael F. Killeen Council Chambers at City Hall. Posante comes to Westlake from the Cleveland Police Department where he served as an officer ... Read More »

Welcome to Westlake Schools

Westlake Schools are proud to announce staff changes for the upcoming school year. Please follow and like us: Read More »

Welcome to Westlake

Mayor Dennis M. Clough and members of the West Shore Chamber of Commerce attended a ribbon-cutting for Kerwell Products’ new store in The Promenade at Crocker Park last week! It is Kerwell’s first store in Ohio, selling its line of premium, 100% Hemp, CBD products. Owner Vanessa Wilhelm is a Westlake native who expressed overwhelming enthusiasm to open a store ... Read More »

Hello, There!

Introducing, Marcy the Marsupial! Marcy arrived at the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center in Bay Village malnourished and desensitized to humans after being raised by an individual at a young age. While well-intentioned, these actions led the young opossum to be unreleasable. Marcy now serves as an animal ambassador in Center programming. Join in for a Wonders of Wildlife ... Read More »