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St. John Medical Center Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon

The Auxiliary of UH St. John Medical Center held a holiday luncheon at Avon Oaks Country Club on Tuesday, December 14. Auxiliary members, their guests and administrative representatives of the hospital enjoyed the event which was organized by members Michele Mastantuono and Sig Senko. New lifetime Auxiliary members Jack Hall, Kathy Hall, Bill Radak and Marlene Witouski were honored as ... Read More »

Thank You, Jim Wang

Westlake Animal Control Officer Jim Wang serves the community in a unique capacity. The veteran public servant is a regular on the news scene with his oftentimes unusual encounters with wildlife. Whether it’s rescuing a hawk from a soccer net or baby ducks from a sewer catch basin, Officer Wang is always on the scene. We’re sure he could write ... Read More »

Congratulations Avon City Officials

Congratulations to Avon Mayor Bryan Jensen and the city’s four Avon City Ward Council Members who were sworn in last week: Jennifer Demaline, Ward 1; Dennis McBride, Ward 2; Anthony Moore, Ward 3 and Scott Radcliffe, Ward 4. They took their Oaths of Office at the Jan. 3 Organizational Meeting of Council. Special thanks to The Honorable Judge Walther for ... Read More »

Operation Thank You!

The Community Outreach Department at UH St. John Medical Center in Westlake is launching “Operation Thank You.” It is an initiative to write a letter or drop a note of support to those health care workers, police and firefighter/paramedics who are putting themselves on the line for the rest of us  during this challenging time. “It is a very tough ... Read More »

10th Term for Mayor Clough

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough took the Oath of Office at City Hall on New Year’s Day. Cuyahoga County Judge Shannon Gallagher administered the oath, signaling the beginning of Mayor Clough’s 10th consecutive term since taking office in 1986. Before becoming Mayor, he served on the Westlake City Council and the Westlake Board of Education. Mayor Clough has guided the ... Read More »

Westlake Honors Retiring Council Members

The City of Westlake held a sendoff for its three retiring members of Westlake City Council on Dec. 16 during the last Council Meeting of 2021. Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented Proclamations to the outgoing representatives as family, friends and colleagues looked on. Michael F. Killeen steps down having served on City Council since 1978 and as Council President since ... Read More »

Westlake Police Patrolman John Jereb Retires

Westlake Police Patrolman John Jereb retired after 28 years of service to the people of Westlake. He received a Proclamation from Mayor Dennis M. Clough during a send-off on Thursday, Jan. 6, attended by colleagues and family. Police Chief Kevin Bielozer recounted Ptl. Jereb’s multiple accomplishments over his career, including being named the Westlake Police Officer of the Year in ... Read More »

Westlake Holiday Rewind

Many of the enriching programs offered by Westlake Community Services are made possible by the generous donations of local businesses, organizations and individuals! The Westlake Teachers Association recently made one such donation just in time for the holiday season! Thank you to the Westlake Teachers Association who “adopted” Westlake senior programs and activities this year. They generously purchased items from ... Read More »

Holiday Rewind at The Normandy

The holidays were, as always, a special time at The Normandy Senior Living. From day-to-day activities to special events, The Normandy welcomed this special time of the year with joy and laughter. Two of the feature events included a holiday concert by the Tough Old ProS (TOPS), presenting big band music for seniors in a wonderful holiday concert at Lakeside ... Read More »

Healthy Smile: I Turned Down A Job Because of My Front Teeth

by Jeffrey Gross, DDS, FAGD of The Healthy Smile As you can imagine, when I heard the lack of work due to front teeth, my interest piqued. I needed to find out what problem forced the decline of employment. I knew that my patient enjoyed working, and refusing a job was not consistent with his personality. All of us who work ... Read More »