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Bark in the Park is a Howling Good Time

Bark in the Park, a joint FUN-raiser for BAYarts and New Bay Village Dog Kennel, was a hit on the BAYarts campus last Sunday, Aug. 20. The event was a joint fundraiser to support BAYarts free community programs and the construction of a much-needed kennel in Bay Village. Hundreds of pets and owners turned out for a Pooch Parade, rescues ... Read More »

2024 MAC Baseball Tournament Returns to Crushers Ballpark

The Mid-American Conference and City of Avon have announced that the MAC Baseball Championship will return to Mercy Health Stadium from 2024-26. The 2024 MAC Baseball Championship is set to take place on May 21-26, with the 2025 MAC Championship scheduled for May 20-25 and 2026 MAC Championship slated for May 19-May 24. MAC Baseball returns to a familiar site ... Read More »

Alzheimer’s Walk Set for LCCC Sept. 9

The Alzheimer’s Association ® is inviting Northeast Ohio residents to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will take place on Saturday morning, September 9 at Lorain County Community College in Elyria. Entry begins at 9:00 am and the Walk will begin promptly at 10:15 am. Participants will complete ... Read More »

National Senior Citizens Day at The Normandy

Aloha from the Island of Breakwater Apartments near the shores of Lake Erie! We all felt the island vibe yesterday while drinking Blue Hawaiian’s, eating teriyaki chicken and shrimp and finishing it off with pineapple upside cake. Hula dance team; Dahmia and Co. evoked many fond vacation memories for our residents. A Hui Hou, Mahalo! Please follow and like us: Read More »

Getting Groovy at O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village

O’Neill Healthcare Bay Village got groovy last week to celebrate the anniversary of Woodstock! “We started with a cookout lunch for all and a DIY Tie Dye table. The fun continued with a hula hoop contest and musical entertainment! We had a totally far-out time!” Please follow and like us: Read More »

Westlake in Bloom 2023

Let’s take time to smell the roses. Westlake in Bloom 2023 has come to a conclusion and the green thumbs of the community have been celebrated for bringing contribution to the beautification of Westlake in many special ways. Here’s a look at the winning gardens in all of 17 categories honored recently at ceremonies at the Westlake Community Center. Thank ... Read More »

Moondance Benefit will Showcase Diamond Jubilee Creation

BAYarts’ Annual Moondance Benefit slated for Sept. 9 is extra special this year as BAYarts celebrates 75 years as a treasured home for arts and culture with a dazzling future ahead. Funds raised at Moondance help support BAYarts’ year-round continued expansion, education programming, free community events and more, for generations to come. “We hope you will consider supporting the “Party ... Read More »

Avon Rolls to Opening Win

A 49-7 win over visiting Brunswick set the tone for the Avon High football team as the Eagles kicked off the 2023 season Friday night. Junior quarterback Nolan Good started the season with a bang as he threw for 3 touchdowns and 204 yards. He ran for one more in the victory. Running back Jakorian Coffey ran for 121 yards ... Read More »

Westlake Gridders Open with Win

The Westlake High football team opened the season with a bang last Friday night, posting a 42-28 win over visiting Midview. The Westlake offense rolled up 340 yards and scored three times off turnovers, including an interception return from Cooper Rummel. A new era of Midview football kicked off with mixed results Friday at Westlake. Westlake was paced by senior ... Read More »

Why Your Basement Should Never Flood

Summer 2023 has brought some heavy rains. Along with those rains comes, unfortunately, wet and flooded basements. What can be done about it? In response to wet weather over the years, the Westlake Engineering Dept. updates their excellent Flood Mitigation Brochure. Basement flooding, of course, is unacceptable. If proper mitigation techniques are utilized, your basement should be dry. The key ... Read More »