Daily Wire

SJMC Offers Baseline Concussion Testing for Youth Athlete Safety

St. John Medical Center is offering a new low-cost baseline balance and neurocognitive assessment for young athletes who participate in a sport with potential for head impact. Offered through Rehabilitation Services, the program collects objective baseline data regarding balance and cognition for the individual. In the event of injury, the athlete will return for post injury testing and complete the ... Read More »


Seven Westlake High School students were named 2013 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Program. Finalists Ishaan Bakhle, Elizabeth Goldberg, Elizabeth Kobe, Wan Kwok, Nora Lee, Aakash Shah and Samuel Yun will move on to compete for about 8,300 National Merit Scholarships and 1,300 Special Scholarships worth more than $34 million. Scholarship awards will be announced in April and ... Read More »

Hearts & Paws for Valentine’s Day!

Q: Why do some dogs get married? A: They like being kept on a short leash! Dogs said, “I do” at the 5th annual Valentine’s Social at Paws by the Lake in Avon Lake on Sat., Feb. 3. “Do you promise to love, honor, cherish and disregard each other’s personal history?” asked K-9 Minister Diane DeChant as the happy couples ... Read More »

Mercy Opens State-of-the Art Rehab Center

Patients receive expert care, enhanced services The Mercy Health and Recreation Center, a 50,000 square foot facility, located on the Amherst Metro Parks Hollstein Reservation, is now the new home of Mercy’s outpatient rehabilitation services, including occupational, speech and physical therapies, with a full spectrum of specialty services. Mercy President and CEO Edwin Oley said the facility offers unique community ... Read More »

SJMC Spring Health Calendar

FREE CEU Programs Dementia Care:  Connecting the Pieces OK  50 * By Lori Pressor, Hospice of the Western Reserve At the end of this programthe participant will be able to: ·         discuss the causes of Dementia and the prevelance of this disease. ·        Explain how person-centered care techniques can help manage difficult behaviors fir patientswith dementia and ·        Illustrate the ... Read More »

The Steven G AYA Cancer Research Fund

Take A Bite Out of AYA Cancer Fundraiser By Angie Giallourakis On Saturday, January 26th, 2013 the Take a BITE Out of AYA (adolescent and young adult) Cancer Fundraiser took place at St. Demetrios Cultural Center in Rocky River, Ohio. Four hundred (young and old) people were in attendance to support the awareness and fundraising efforts of the Steven G ... Read More »

Bay Village Police Blotter Feb. 4, 2013

On 02/01/2013, at 0027 hrs, BVPD received a complaint of an occupied vehicle that had been parked in the Green Island parked for a lengthy period of time.  Officers checked on the vehicle, and discovered the sleeping occupant was just taking a break from driving.  He was advised and sent on his way. BVPD took a report on February 1, ... Read More »

Kucinich Receives Lifetime of Service Recognition from AFL-CIO on Behalf of Working Men and Women

Columbus, Ohio  (February 1, 2013) – The Executive Director of the Ohio AFL-CIO, Tim Burga, today presented an award to Congressman Dennis Kucinich for his lifetime of service to the working people of Ohio and the nation. Before a gathering of labor leaders from across the state of Ohio, Executive Director Burga awarded recognition to Congressman Kucinich in a special ... Read More »


After more than a year of discussions and careful deliberations, the Westlake Board of Education voted unanimously at its Feb. 4 meeting to place a 5.9-mill additional operating levy on the May 2013 ballot. The community last passed an operating issue in 2006, which was projected to last four years. The Board of Education expressed it is important to achieve ... Read More »

Westlake Police Blotter 2-4-2013

  Date:  2-4-13                              Media Release                Fr: Capt. Guy Turner                                                                                         Weekly Blotter Tools were taken from a truck belonging to a Canterbury Rd. business after the lock was cut off the cargo area. The theft was discovered on Jan. 28 at 8:17AM. No suspects. A Wyndgate Ct. woman ordered clothing valued at $230 over the Internet ... Read More »