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Honor Society Chapter at Tri-C Westshore Campus Earns National Honors

Awards Presented at Phi Theta Kappa Annual Convention The Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter at the Westshore Campus of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) was recognized with multiple awards at the 2015 PTK annual convention. Westshore’s Beta Upsilon Beta chapter won two prestigious Hallmark Awards while being named a Top 100 Chapter in the nation. The convention — known as ... Read More »

Drones to be Featured at The Normandy Senior Living Retirement Community

Want to learn more about the latest craze in technology: Drones? Drones are those unmanned aircraft and helicopter devices that are seen everywhere on TV these days. A special program on Drones will be presented at The Normandy Senior Living Retirement Community, 22701 Lake Road, Rocky River on May 13 at 7 p.m. It will feature live demonstrations. Drones (or ... Read More »

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. www.ChicksAgainstHunger.com. 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 »