Featured Stories

Westlake Fall Fest Celebrates the Season

It was wonderful to see so many happy faces at this year’s Fall Festival and Pumpkin Hunt on Saturday at the Westlake Recreation Center! Hundreds gathered under warm autumn skies for loads of fun like a pumpkin hunt, hayride, Euclid Beach Rocket ride, bounce houses and more. The City has some great photos to remember the event posted here and ... Read More »

Westlake Police Department National Night Out 2021

Information and photos courtesy of the City of Westlake, www.cityofwestlake.org. The Westlake Police Department and Crocker Park teamed up to host a National Night Out event like none other in the City of Westlake! All were welcomed to come to Market Square and meet neighbors, as well as members of our Westlake safety services and other City departments on Tuesday, ... Read More »

Life-Saver: Thank You, Officer Jasinsky!

Congrats to Westlake Ptl. Ryan Jasinsky! Christine Sabel and her partner Ken stopped by the police station the last week to meet with Ptl. Jasinsky and thank him for saving Christine’s life. On June 6, Ptl. Jasinsky, while on duty and enroute to another assignment in Cleveland, was frantically flagged down by people at the I-90/I-71 split. There was a ... Read More »

Bay’s Westerly School Wins “Blue Ribbon” Honors

This is the second time in five years the grades 3-4 building has received this national honor. Westerly Elementary School, a grades three and four building in the Bay Village City School District in Bay Village, Ohio has again been named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for 2021. Westerly is one of only 325 ... Read More »

Westlake Celebrates Homecoming 2021

Congratulations to the Westlake High 2021 Homecoming Court and King Julian Coleman and Queen Corrine Wilson. Homecoming was celebrated in Westlake in grand style last weekend. After a year of pandemic cancellations, Westlake let nothing stand in the way of a great homecoming 2021. The homecoming parade was renewed with gusto, stepping off from Burneson Middle School and following a ... Read More »

Villager Newspaper: Remembering and Honoring

September is a time to remember and honor. In Avon, officials joined with community members at the city’s Veterans Memorial for solemn 9/11 observances (far left). In Westlake, police and firemen rallied to honor resident Emory Crowder on his 98th birthday. Emory  is a World War II Silver Star recipient and has been known for hosting a gala Fourth of ... Read More »

Avon Lake Schools Remember 9/11

Avon Lake High School Key Club members continue the tradition of placing approximately 3,000 flags on the north lawn of the high school building at 175 Avon Belden Road to remember the lives lost on 9/11. The students began placing the flags Thursday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. “Please take time this weekend to drive by Avon Lake High School. Members of the Key Club ... Read More »

Avon East Courtyard Garden Grows on Community Spirit

It takes a lot of water and sunlight to grow a garden. In the case of the new Courtyard Garden installed this summer at Avon East Elementary School, it also took the power of community to make the difference! The garden concept sprouted from the interests of a quiet 7-year student at the school, Will Powell. His mom, Neely Powell, ... Read More »

Never Forget

The 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on our nation is right around the corner. All will be reminded of the loss of life and sacrifices made that day and in the days following as our world was filled with turmoil. For Avon resident Kerry Barvincak, forgetting is not an option. Kerry is commander of Avon/Avon Lake VFW Post ... Read More »

New Community West Foundation Sculptures Lift Social Justice Dialogue

Five Additional Sculptures by Creator of Homeless Jesus to Debut Throughout the Community in Coming Months Community West Foundation is pleased to announce it has worked to expand important conversations around issues of social justice, privilege, compassion and empathy with the acquisition of five artworks created by Canadian artist, Timothy Schmalz. One of these permanent sculpture installations is the famed ... Read More »