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Bad Grandpa: What Was He Thinking?

Halloween is still a month away, but one guy let the spirit get the best of him in Westlake on Tuesday, Sept. 26 “At approx. 7 p.m., Westlake Police received a call from a frantic female reporting that a man in a “Jason Mask” approached her vehicle and threated her with a knife,” report Police. ” The suspect said something ... Read More »

Kids Empire to Open Second Ohio Location at Great Northern Mall

Families are invited to explore and enjoy active play at the exciting addition of Kids Empire at Great Northern Mall. Opening Spring 2024, this spacious, 14,800-square-foot children’s entertainment center features mazes, exhilarating slides, creative building games, play structures, drop-in ball pits, a dedicated dance room, and more. The dynamic venue offers a “screen-less” environment with activities for kids of all ages, plus ... Read More »

Avon High School Boasts 5 National Merit Semifinalists

Avon High School is pleased to announce that five seniors have been named 2024 National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (names and bios below). There are approximately 16,000 Semifinalists, out of 1.3 million juniors from across 21,000 high schools nationwide, in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity ... Read More »

Bay Village Schools Receives 5-Star Overall Rating on State Report Card

On September 14, 2023, the Ohio Department of Education released the 2022-23 State Report Card results for the more than 607 districts in the state. Bay Village City School District received an overall five-star rating on the report card. Five stars is the highest possible rating a district can achieve. (Editor’s Note: A complete ranking of Ohio’s public school districts ... Read More »

Avon Lake High School Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to Avon Lake High School seniors Mary Bigenho, Jack Fink and Dylan Missal, named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists from the National Merit Scholarship Program (bios below and photo attached, students left to right in photo, Jack Fink, Mary Bigenho and Dylan Missal). The National Merit Scholarship Program is a not-for-profit organization that awards scholarships to high school seniors annually. This year, program officials selected 16,000 ... Read More »

Rocky River City Schools Continue to Rank Among Top Districts in Ohio

The Rocky River City School District (RRCSD) continues to perform among the top school districts in academic achievement in the state of Ohio, according to the results of the 2023 Ohio Department of Education report cards that were released today. This year’s Performance Index (PI) score of 110.2, a calculation that measures how well students perform on the Ohio State ... Read More »

Bay Village Historical Society Presents Women’s Fashions: 1860s-1920s

In anticipation of our upcoming fashion show being held this September (details below), we at the Bay Village Historical Society would like to share some pictures of interesting women’s fashions from the 1860s-1920s, that we have found in our collections. You may see quite a few fashionable dresses and accessories any Sunday at the Rose Hill Museum from 2:00-4:30 p.m., ... Read More »

Kensington Intermediate School Named National Blue Ribbon School

Kensington Intermediate School (KIS) was one of 353 schools nationwide to earn the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools award that were announced this afternoon. KIS, which is one of just 19 schools in Ohio to earn the award this year, was recognized as an Exemplary High Performing School as one of the state’s highest performing schools measured by state assessments ... Read More »

A Concierge Health Clinic Specializing in Women’s Health Opens in Westlake

Dr. Alexa Fiffick is joining Ms.Medicine, to open Concierge Medicine of Westlake with expertise in Family Medicine and Women’s Health Members Receive Access 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days A Week Concierge Medicine of Westlake will open on September 5, 2023, across from St. John Medical Center as part of the Ms.Medicine network. This the primary care concierge practice will ... Read More »

Healthy Smile: Protect Your Smile

by Hiralben Patel, DDS of The Healthy Smile Recently, I had seen a 16 year old boy who “chipped” his front tooth while playing basketball. When he came in for the emergency visit, I noticed more than half of his front tooth was broken and part of the nerve was exposed. He was in a lot of pain, and more ... Read More »