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Yuri’s Night Celebrates Cleveland’s Great Lakes Science Center

Yuri’s Night at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland Saturday evening was like no party on earth April 11. A thousand guests dressed in all manner of science fact and fiction garb, commemorating the flight of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin, the first man in space. “This is a great way to combine fun with science,” said GLSC President ... Read More »

The Belvedere Boyz ‘Fight for Their Right to Party’

Belvedere Residents Create Parody of Beastie Boys Hit Music Video Featuring Residents of The Belvedere of Westlake at 1.9 Million ‘YouTube’ Views and Counting A lighthearted music video featuring 90-something-year-olds doing a parody of  the iconic Beastie Boys hit song, “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party),” has been viewed nearly 2 million times since it was posted to YouTube ... Read More »

Drinks 4 Do-Gooders: Go Out, Have a Drink and Do Some Good

The mission statement of one of the west side’s newer philanthropic groups, Drinks 4 Do-Gooders, is simple: “To do good within the local community, have fun, network, and most importantly provide financial and advertising assistance to smaller, local nonprofits and charitable organizations. Doing good in the community doesn’t have to be hard, it can be as easy as going to ... Read More »

Caring for Young Animals This Spring: Advice from the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

It’s that time of year when bunnies are just venturing out into the grass. Small birds are learning how to leave the nest. And newborn deer are stretching those long legs. It’s also a time of year when the phone at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center rings almost constantly. Most often in the wild, these animals are born and ... Read More »

University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Expands Pediatric Services at St. John Medical Center

Westside families now have close-to-home access to University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow) at St. John Medical Center in Westlake. Open April 1, Rainbow pediatric services at St. John Medical Center feature a child and family-friendly inpatient unit, diagnostic procedures for babies and children, and 24/7 pediatric emergency services. “We are excited to bring the advanced, family-centered ... Read More »

Perfect Power Wash: The Perfect Choice for Your Home’s Pressure Washing Needs

Spring is here. It’s time to get outside and spruce up the yard and lawn. But who will help you take care of your most valuable possession – namely, your home? Dingy siding, black-streaked roofs, and clogged gutters all shorten your home’s lifespan. “Dirt, debris and other harmful contaminants are literally attacking your home and the areas around it all ... Read More »

Taxpayer Demands Lawsuit to Save Lakewood Hospital

Legal counsel Christopher M. DeVito along with client, Lakewood resident and taxpayer Edward Graham, announced that a letter has been sent to City of Lakewood Law Director Kevin Butler calling on him to file a lawsuit on or before May 1,2015 to “…preserve and ensure the continued operation of Lakewood Hospital for the benefit of the Lakewood community.” DeVito said ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Missing Juvenile FOUND!

Domenic Dover was located in Toledo by Toledo Police on April 13 at about 6 p.m. Westlake Police picked him up, took him to MetroHealth in Cleveland due to his admitted recent drug and alcohol use, and finally to the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Home. The male was reported to have run away from his father’s residence on the evening of April ... Read More »

Hot Ashes Ignite Bay Service Yard Fire

Hot Ashes Ignite Bay Service Yard Fire A Walmar Road resident called 911 on April 12 just before midnight to report a City owned fence was on fire on the access road that leads to the City Service Department.  Bay Village Fire responded and extinguished the flames.  After investigating the fire, it was determined a resident had put hot ashes ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Missing Juvenile

A Westlake juvenile male ran away from his father’s residence on the evening of April 1, possibly under the influence of OTC drugs and/or hallucinogens, report Westlake Police. There have been a few unverified social media references to him being in Colorado. He also may have accessed the wifi system of an unknown branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Library within ... Read More »