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Connecting for Kids Honors Five Local Residents

Connecting for Kids will honor five individuals who have helped fulfill the organization’s mission to provide education and support to families with concerns about their child at its Annual Fundraiser on February 23, 2018. The event will be held at Ahern Catering & Banquet Center, 726 Avon Belden Rd. in Avon Lake. The festivities kick off at 6:30 p.m. The ... Read More »

Stop the Bleed: UH St. John Medical Center Launches Emergency Life Saving Educational Program

Would you know what to do if a terrorist attack, a shooting or even a car accident happened and help was needed? Stop the Bleed is a program initiated by a Federal Interagency Workgroup convened by the National Security Council staff, the White House. The purpose of the campaign is to build national resilience by better preparing the public to ... Read More »

“Fighting for Your Family” with Darryl Strawberry, Former NY Yankee Speaks at Westlake Church

Darryl Strawberry, former New York Yankees star, will be sharing his testimony at a City Wide Rally on Wed., Feb. 7 at Church on the Rise, 3550 Crocker Rd. in Westlake at 7 p.m. Darryl was successful in his career, but his personal life was plagued with addictions, abuse, divorces, cancer, jail-time and other issues. Darryl is going to talk ... Read More »

Westlake Says So Long to Historic Barn

Westlakers will be saying goodbye this week to one of the city’s most nostalgic features – the 19th century barn at 2871 Dover Center Road (about a half mile south of Center Ridge). Built circa 1890, the Barn sits alongside the old 1828 farmhouse that is registered as an authentic Westlake Century Home. The barn has been a well-known stop ... Read More »

CCPL Executive Director Sari Feldman Details Plans for New Bay Village Branch

Sari Feldman, Executive Director Cuyahoga County Public Library, appeared before Bay Village City Council Monday to detail plans for a new Bay Village Branch to be built on the site of Bay Way Cabin in Cahoon Park. Feldman was enthusiastic about the plans, saying the $7.5 million investment will improve and enrich the community. “We know that libraries create a ... Read More »

Rocky River High School Student Wins Amazon Developer Awards

A Rocky River High School senior is racking up awards and making a name for himself in the computer development field. Austin Wilson, 17, won three Amazon developer awards in the last year, earning him cash prizes, equipment and respect in the developer world. Last fall, Austin was searching how to implement AI into his Raspberry Pi (RPi). A contest ... Read More »

Holy Retirement, Batman! Superhero Send-off for Westlake’s Capt. Turner

After 33-plus years of public service, Westlake Police Capt. Guy Turner was given a superhero send-off at retirement ceremonies held at Westlake City Hall the afternoon of Jan. 5. Capt. Turner was greeted by an overflow crowd of friends, family, colleagues and well-wishers that spilled into the hallway outside City Council Chambers where the ceremony was held. On hand were ... Read More »

Bay Village Schools propose earlier start and end to school year to accommodate high school block schedule

Bay High School students will benefit from extra instructional days, and a first semester without interruption, before they take course finals and state end-of-course exams prior to their Winter break next school year, report Bay Schools in a press release today. The proposed calendar for the 2018-19 school year begins about one week earlier than the current year, with students’ ... Read More »

Bay Village Inauguration Day Honors Community Tradition

A long-standing tradition in the City of Bay Village calls for the inauguration of government officials to take place on New Year’s Day. Jan. 1, 2018 saw one of the biggest gatherings in city history come together at the Dwyer Memorial Senior Center to witness the oaths of office delivered by Mayor Paul Koomar, Council President Dwight Clark, Nancy Stainbook ... Read More »

Five Stars for Quality: UH St. John Medical Center Achieves Highest Rating in 2018 CMS Scores

WESTLAKE: UH St. John Medical Center earned the highest possible quality rating in the latest scores released on Dec. 20 by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that administers Medicare. CMS rates hospitals from one to five stars, based on their safety, efficiency and patient experience. UH St. John Medical Center achieved a rating of ... Read More »