Bay Village

Snowy Owl Rescued by Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

BAY VILLAGE, OH – A snowy owl was rescued from the basement of a commercial building in Lorain the morning of Thursday, January 16th. A citizen discovered the bird when they were exploring water leaks in the basement. The area has old access points and chutes that would have allowed the bird to enter, but not necessarily exit, the building. ... Read More »

Bay High Athletic Hall of Fame Seeks Nominations

  Nominations for the Bay High School Athletic Hall of Fame for the class to be inducted in September 2014 are now being accepted.  Go to the Hall of Fame’s web site to nominate an individual athlete, coach or team.  The web site has the criteria for selection and the form for making nominations.  The deadline to submit nominations for ... Read More »

Doris Gorgas is Bay Village Citizen of the Year

Doris Gorgas has been named 2014 Bay Village citizen of the year, and the Village Bicycle Cooperative has been named 2014 project of the year by the Bay Village Community Council. Gorgas, who is a retired University Hospitals operating room nurse (she still helps teach CPR there), was honored for her 40 years of service to a wide variety of ... Read More »

Bay BOE Names Officers

The Bay Village Board of Education appointed new officers for 2014 at its Monday, January 13 meeting. Bill Selong was elected President and Dr. Robert Piccirilli was elected Vice President. Board members Mike Caputo, Amy Huntley and Gayatry Jacob-Mosier were sworn in for new, four-year terms after winning in an unopposed election this past November. More information about the Bay ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Blotter: Junkyard on Wheels

 A Bay Village Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle on Lake Rd. near Vineland for a traffic offense just after midnight on Jan. 11..  The driver refused to stop immediately, and did not pull over until he reached Wolf Rd. near Columbia Rd.  The vehicle did not have a rear bumper or license plate.  After officers spoke with the ... Read More »

Debbie Putnam, Treasurer for Bay Village Schools announces retirement

Deborah Putnam, treasurer for the Bay Village City School District, has notified the Bay Village Board of Education that she intends to retire at the end of this academic year. Board members reluctantly accepted her notice of resignation at their Monday, January 13 meeting.   “It has been a truly rewarding experience,” said Putnam, who is completing 25 years of ... Read More »

FEMA Preparedness Advice from Mayor Sutherland

  Bay Village Mayor Debbie Sutherland passes along the following information from Darryl Madden, Director of the FEMA Ready Campaign: For many, the New Year is a time for setting goals and making new resolutions for the year to come. If you are anything like me, each year you find yourself resolving to achieve a healthier lifestyle – eating right, ... Read More »

Nirvana Pizza in Bay: Great Pizza & Happy Thoughts

Friendly faces, lively music and scrumptious aromas meet you as soon as you walk through the door at Bay Village’s new Nirvana Pizza. “I want our customers to know that I appreciate that they chose Nirvana. I only go to places where they make me feel that way, so I want our customers to feel that way, too,” says proprietor ... Read More »

Bay Schools: Please Take the Pledge

  Bay Village parents have announced a signatory pledge drive directed towards increased parental engagement to help reduce substance abuse among the community’s youth. The pledge form is on the Bay Village School District website at: Due to the unfortunate presence of alcohol and drug use among the youth in Bay Village and surrounding communities, the Bay Village PTA ... Read More »

Celebrating Democracy: The American Way

New Year is a time to celebrate democracy at its best. Locally, civic leaders were administered their Oaths of Office in Bay Village, Westlake and other communities as the New Year began. In Bay Village, civic inauguration is a New Year’s Day tradition. Incumbent Mayor Debbie Sutherland, as well as most of City Council, took their solemn oaths administered by ... Read More »