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Avon Defeats Keystone in Quarterfinals of High School Scholastic Games Quiz Show

The academic team from Avon High School, left to right, Sam Gerak, Alex Stamatis and Bree Collins.

The Scholastic Games high school quiz, heard weekly on WEOL (AM 930), broadcast its second quarterfinal on Tuesday, April 18th, a stunning 470 to 100 victory for Avon High School over LaGrange’s Keystone High. Keystone’s academic team took an early lead but was left behind when Avon piled on the points in the latter rounds. Avon is the quiz show’s ... Read More »

Westlake Seven Year Old WINS Mid Atlantic Soccer Shoot


Abigail Garcia, a seven-year-old from Westlake, OH won the U8 Mid Atlantic Elks Soccer Shoot on Saturday, March 4, 2017 in Frederick, Maryland. Abby earned a high score of 42, beating out girls from New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, Kentucky, and the combined Maryland-Delaware-District of Columbia. Miss Garcia earned the right to represent the state of Ohio by ... Read More »

Easter Question: Will You Go to Heaven?


Will you go to heaven? If you are like most people, the answer is probably, ‘Yes.’ Why not? You are a good person. You have led a good life. You believe in God. So, if you were to die today, why worry? For ultra-successful Westlake businessman Fred Koury, President & CEO of Smart Business Network, he once felt the same ... Read More »

UPDATE! Avon Lake Baby Eagle Number 2 Has Arrived!

Baby Eaglet-Avon Lake Schools

‘Stars’ and ‘Stripes’ have welcomed a second eaglet! The famed Avon Lake eagles who nest at Redwood School welcomed the second baby late on Sunday. You can go back up to two hours on the Eagle Cam to see the activity in the nest as the proud parents await the arrival of baby number 3! Stars and Stripes produces three ... Read More »

Westlake Town Criers Easter Egg Hunt is a Hit!


Thank you to the Westlake Town Criers for hosting the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Scramble at the Westlake Recreation Center Saturday afternoon. The Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Scramble continued a tradition of community service begun in the mid-50’s by the Town Criers, including events like the annual Tree Lighting and Mr. & Mrs. Westlake tradition. No kid ... Read More »

West Shore Chamber Celebrates ‘Power of More’


It been a big month for the West Shore Chamber of Commerce and the Power of More. From Mayoral ‘State of the City’ addresses to ribbon-cuttings to terrific slam-bang business after hour events at Ohio Brewing in North Olmsted and GK Polishing in Avon, it’s been a busy month of networking. No wonder Chamber boss John Sobolewski and teammates Tammy ... Read More »

‘Each According to Their Gifts:’ Giving Back at the Rocky River Adult Activities Center


Their Sock Runneth Over…. All gifts – whether they be of your time, talent or treasure – are all the same. They are gifts of the self. Nowhere is the phrase, “Each according to their gifts” more true than at the Cuyahoga County Board of Disabilities SOUP (Stir One Up Program) in Rocky River, where employees answered the call to ... Read More »

Westlake Surgeon is First in Northeast Ohio to Treat Peripheral Arterial Disease with New Stent Graft

Smith, Christopher-SJMC Vascular 1961-FEAT

West Side Hospital Surgeon Leads in Cardiovascular Care Innovation with use of Balloon-Expandable Stent Graft Designed to Keep Heavily Clogged Iliac Arteries Open The University Hospitals Harrington Heart and Vascular Institute at UH St. John Medical Center and its vascular physicians are the first in the region and among the first in the nation to restore blood flow to patients’ ... Read More »

Westlake Mayor Dennis M. Clough Presents 2017 ‘State of the City’


Mayor highlights how the City continues to meet high demands of the community Westlake  Mayor Dennis M. Clough presented his 2017 State of the City address to the West Shore Chamber of Commerce at Carrabba’s Italian Grill today with more than 80 people in attendance. One of the keys to the City’s continued success Mayor Clough identified was the financial ... Read More »

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