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Westlake Nanny Hopeful Hoodwinked in Internet Fraud

A 23-year-old Detroit Rd. woman was hoodwinked via an Internet nanny job offer into depositing a bum check on April 8, report Westlake Police. The $2950 check was to be used to buy a $2300 wheelchair for the child she would be watching beginning in May 2015. Then the deal changed; she was to wire $400 and $1900 to a ... Read More »

Westlake’s Holly Lane School Named to Hall of Fame

The Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators announced that Holly Lane Elementary in Westlake City School District has been selected as a 2015 Hall of Fame School.  Principal Mimi Verdone and her staff will be presented with the award, including $1,000 to be used at the principal’s discretion.  OAESA will recognize ten winners of the Hall of Fame Award during ... Read More »

Bay’s Brandon Morriss is Basketball All-Academic

Brandon Morriss,  a senior on this year’s Bay High basketball team, has been named to the Academic All-Ohio Team. Brandon represents Northeast Ohio and beyond, being the only local player named and one of only 40 players in the state of Ohio to earn this recognition for all 4 Divisions of Boys High School Basketball. He helped lead the Rockets ... Read More »

Westlake High Senior is Eminent Scholar

Westlake High School senior Kartik Dhinakaran is admitted into the Eminence Fellows Program at The Ohio State University Honors & Scholars Center and received the Eminence Scholarship – the most prestigious scholarship offered to undergraduates at OSU. Eminence Fellows enjoy a unique educational experience, engaging in regular conversational salons with local luminaries and pursuing a rigorous curriculum that values original ... Read More »

Tri-C’s Tom Keaney Honored by OCCAC

Student-Athlete from Westlake Earns Pitcher of the Week Award Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) baseball player Tom Keaney has been named Pitcher of the Week by the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference for his performance April 6-12. Keaney pitched Tri-C to a 1-0 victory over Owens Community College on Saturday, April 11. He held Owens to just one hit over six ... Read More »

Bay Village Out & About

Lots to do in Bay Village this Month ————— BE FIT IN BAY – Starts Sat., April 18 Health Fair – Saturday, April 18 8 a.m. – 12 noon Rocky River Rec. Center,   21016 Hilliard Blvd.   A Health Walk and Talk each Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.from April 21 – June 9 A health fair will kick off the challenge on Saturday, April 18th. ... Read More »

Meet the Nine: You Know About the Amish and the Mennonites, but Have You Heard About the Hutterites?

Meet The Nine, Ex-Hutterites. The Nine are currently on a book tour across Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. They are scheduled to appear at three Barnes & Noble book events in the surrounding area: Westlake, OH, 198 Crocker Park Boulevard • Thursday, April 30th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Mentor, OH, Great Lakes Mall, 7900 Mentor Avenue • Saturday, May 2nd, 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Akron, ... Read More »

Our Zoo to You

“Our Zoo to You” brought Exotic Animals to Huntington Woods, a rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Westlake with hands on experience for residents on Sat., April 4. “I have known and worked with Terri and Bryan Wise for over 10 years and cannot tell you the joy and unique experience they offer our residents and staff,” said activities ... Read More »

Guard That Healthy Smile…

by Dr. Louis Malcmacher of The Healthy Smile It’s that beautiful time of the year again and it is called spring in all of its glory. Trees and flowers and just about everything is blooming. This is my favorite time of the year to drive down Wolf Road with all of the those trees hanging over and really starting to ... Read More »

Come to “Balloonacy” at TrueNorth!

Kids, set free your silly side … have a rollicking romp with a magical balloon! …. Come to “Balloonacy” at TrueNorth! A one-man show reminiscent of The Red Balloon. “Balloonacy” is the winner of the American Association of Theatre in Education Distinguished Play Award, and now TrueNorth theatre goers have a chance to see it for themselves. Actor Brian McNally ... Read More »