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Chicks Against Hunger Goes Hollywood!

Join Us for this RED CARPET event/food drive on Tuesday May 12, 2015 from 6-9 pm at Smittys Place, 368 Bridge Street, Elyria. Price of Admission is a donation of a non-perishable food item. Please follow and like us: Read More »

NASA Glenn Flywheel Technology To Go Out For A Spin

NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio has signed an exclusive pre-patent license agreement with Power Tree Corp of Miami, Florida, to design, produce and operate a variety of electrical power management systems that could have widespread applications in the electric power industry. The agreement allows Power Tree to use and commercialize Glenn’s patent pending G6 flywheel design. Glenn researchers ... Read More »

Poster Contest Celebrates Arbor Day in Westlake

The Westlake Tree Commission held its third Arbor Day poster contest, awarding six Dover Intermediate School fifth-grade students with ribbons for their posters and essays about “Why trees are important to the City of Westlake.” The six winning entries came from Olivia Kneisly, Sophia Needham, Kendall Reis, Brooke Burich, Mia Iditoiu and M.E. Hargett. These students received rosette ribbons from ... Read More »

Dave Schindler Named Dover School Principal

Westlake High School Assistant Principal David J. Schindler was appointed as the new principal at Dover Intermediate School by the Board of Education at the April 27 meeting. Schindler was hired as a high school assistant principal in 2013 after spending 18 years with Positive Education Program (PEP), a specialized school in Cleveland for students with special needs. At PEP, ... Read More »

Westlake’s Madeline Lee Earns Top Art Awards

Westlake High School AP art senior Madeline Lee’s work, “Imagination,” was accepted into the Governor’s Exhibition. Lee’s artwork was one of 300 pieces chosen out of 12,000 entries. An awards ceremony took place April 12 at the Columbus Atheneum. Madeline’s “Crossing Westlake” piece also earned a National Silver Key Medal in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards after earning a ... Read More »

Cheech & Chong Ride Again in Westlake: Pot Head Puffs While Pulling Past Police

A Westlake patrolman was stopped westbound on Hilliard Blvd. at Columbia Road at a red light on May 4 at 10:08 a.m. when a 1998 Honda Civic carrying an unobservant pot smoker pulled alongside the officer on his left, report Westlake Police. The front seat passenger had his window down and blew marijuana smoke out of it as he puffed ... Read More »

Bay Village Salutes Chief Fred Drenkhan

Law enforcement officials, community leaders and family members all paid tribute to the late Bay Village Police Chief Fred Drenkhan Saturday morning as a long funeral procession that started at St. Raphael Church on Dover Center Road moved through the community. The procession followed a route past the Drenkhan family home and also under a large American Flag posted atop ... Read More »

Avon Safety Fair is a Hit

The 2nd annual Avon Safety Fair was a hit for the community under perfect spring skies on Sunday, May 3, at Avon High School. The Fair brought together many elements of  both city and county-wide safety, health and wellness resources. Kids enjoyed a chance to climb on fire trucks, sit in police cars and even see a Police K9 dog ... Read More »

Bay Police: Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Arrest

Bay Police: Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Arrest A resident in the 23000 block of Lake Rd. called Bay Village Police on May 3 at 2032 hours to report a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of a vacant house.  As the caller was on the phone, the vehicle exited the driveway and drove north on Clague from Lake.  Officers located ... Read More »

Avon Track Teams Sweep Reynolds Relays Titles

Avon Track Teams Sweep Reynolds Relays Titles With namesake Jim Reynolds looking on Saturday afternoon, both the girls and boys track teams captured team titles at the 38th Reynolds Relays held on the Avon Schools track. Avon’s boys rolled up 111 points to easily outdistance runner-up Rocky River’s 64 point total. The Eagle girls also rang up 111 points to ... Read More »