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Westlake Girls Win SWC Cross Country Championship

Westlake, led by three freshmen, won the Southwestern Conference girls cross country conference championship, registering 41 points and placing all five of its scoring runners (4, 5, 6, 7, 21) in the top 25 at Lorain County Community College in Elyria last weekend. Sarah Peer from Westlake paced the Demons with her fourth place finish in 19:42.9.  Ellie Irwin (19:48.1), ... Read More »

Bay Village Schools ‘Respond to COVID-19’ in Virtual Town Hall Event

By Karen Uthe Semancik About 130 Bay Village residents attended a virtual town hall — “Responding to COVID-19” — Thurs., October 15, to learn how Bay Village Schools is responding to the virus since implementing its Safe Reopening Plan. The webinar event was hosted by Bay Village City School District, with expert panelists from Cuyahoga County Board of Health (CCBH), ... Read More »

Midnight Munchies Lead Man to Unlocked McDonald’s

Area law enforcement has been on a mission to remind folks to lock their cars and doors each night to thwart thefts of personal property. But the midnight munchies revealed a reported unlocked door at the Westbay Plaza McDonalds on Detroit Road in Westlake on Oct. 12 at 1:30 a.m.. Westlake police  were dispatched to a business alarm at the ... Read More »

Halloween “2020-Style” at Westlake Community Services Center

Westlake families are invited to celebrate Halloween “2020-style” on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 10:30 a.m. (weather permitting) at the Westlake Community Services Center. The facility will open its parking lot to local Trick-or-Treaters (adults-only!) who will be able to gather treats from the safety of their vehicles. This “Halloween Parade of Cars” is just the latest in what has become ... Read More »

Westlake 2020 Ballot Issues

Among the issues Westlake voters will be asked to vote on in November 2020 are 11 proposed amendments to the Westlake City Charter, including a 0.9 mill Police and Fire Levy (detailed below). Mayor Dennis M. Clough and City Council have distributed informational materials to voters about changes proposed by each of these issues, including ballot language and explanations of ... Read More »

Avon Lake City Schools – ISSUE #14

Avon Lake City School District – Renewal of Permanent Improvement Levy Avon Lake City School District will have Issue #14 on the ballot on November 3, 2020.  This renewal of our Permanent Improvement Levy is not an increase in taxes.  Please find more information below regarding the renewal of our Permanent Improvement Levy. Information Guide-Renewal of Permanent Improvement Levy From ... Read More »

Rocky River Charter – Ballot Issue Explanation

ROCKY RIVER CHARTER – BALLOT ISSUES ISSUE 35 – Shall Article III, Section 7 of the Charter of the City of Rocky River be amended to extend the time for the remaining members of Council to fill a vacancy on Council from thirty (30) to sixty (60) days? INTENT: If the remaining members of Council are in a position to ... Read More »

North Olmsted Charter Amendments on November Ballot

For the upcoming general election, North Olmsted voters will be asked to consider four changes to the city’s Charter. A Charter is the constitution of a city. It is enacted by a vote of the people to establish local self- government. It sets forth the framework for government, establishes its responsibilities and defines its authority. Learn more about these proposed ... Read More »

St. Paul Westlake: “We Love Our Pastors” Celebration Oct. 17-18

Churches across the nation have chosen October to set aside time to honor the Pastors of the local congregation.  “We Love Our Pastors” is the theme chosen for this year’s celebration at St. Paul Westlake located at  27993  Detroit Road. Board of Elders Chair, Cal Thomay declared, “We want to express our gratitude and thankfulness for our pastors for the ... Read More »

Community West Foundation: Homeless Jesus Now Displayed at Bay’s St. Barnabas

Community West Foundation’s Homeless Jesus sculpture is now on display at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Bay Village until Dec. 1. Homeless Jesus reflects the core principle of the work and mission at Community West Foundation to care for the least of our brothers and sisters in need. It reminds us to show love, care and compassion to our less fortunate ... Read More »