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Westlake Aquatic Center Opens with a Splash!

Westlake Mayor Dennis Clough has celebrated many ribbon-cuttings throughout the years, but none quite like the one at the opening of the new Westlake Aquatic Center last Saturday morning. Donning swim suit and tank top, Mayor Clough climbed the stairs to the top of the 30-foot speed slide and slipped down the chute to break the ceremonial ribbon as he ... Read More »

Long-time Bay Middle School Principal Sean McAndrews Retires

Bay Middle School principal Sean McAndrews has announced his retirement as effective July 1. McAndrews has been with the Bay Village City School district since 2001, when he was named assistant principal at Bay High School. He became principal at Bay Middle School in 2005 after serving as a house principal at Lakewood High School and as a middle-school teacher ... Read More »

Westlake Aquatic Center Opens

The new Westlake Aquatic Center opened the morning of Saturday, June 15 as Mayor Dennis Clough, members of City Council and civic as well as community leaders braved drizzly weather to the inaugural splash. “We all came here to get wet, didn’t we?!” exclaimed Mayor Dennis Clough enthusiastically as he cut the ribbon to the new pool complex by taking ... Read More »

Westlake Aquatic Center Grand Opening is Saturday June 15

Ribbon Cutting and Celebration Set for Saturday, June 15 The highly-anticipated Westlake Aquatic Center (WAC) with the new Peterson Pool is scheduled for its grand opening and ribbon cutting for the public on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Mayor Dennis M. Clough kicks off the day of celebration with a ribbon cutting at 9:45 a.m. Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, Westlake ... Read More »

Brave the Shave at Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity School of Avon hosted its 4th annual St. Baldrick’s event on Friday, May 31. 83 shavees and 10 Wigs for Kids participants took part in the annual fundraiser to support research for pediatric cancer. “Together they have raised $24,562 thus far and there are still donations coming in,” reports spokesperson Noreen Woidke. In the past four years, the ... Read More »

Marie Patten Blatter Named as New Executive Director of Westlake Meals on Wheels

The Board of Directors of Westlake Meals on Wheels (WMOW) is excited to announce Marie Patten Blatter as the new Executive Director. As a longtime volunteer, Ms. Patten Blatter continues the tradition of making a positive impact in the community. “Marie has more energy than the Energizer Bunny and shares our passion for serving our clients,” said George Scherma, Chairman ... Read More »

Hot Diggity Dog! Wienermobile Comes to the West Shore!

Frankly speaking, the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile visit to the West Shore was one of the season’s most relished events! Head hot dog Connor O’Neil, C-dog on the hot dog highways, gave the Villager a heads up that the iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was coming to the area last week. It was first seen broiling in the sun outside the Westlake ... Read More »

Spirit of Generosity Highlights Avon Meijer Superstore Opening

Meijer opened three supercenters in Northeast Ohio yesterday, bringing Avon, Mentor and Stow a state-of-the-art retail experience that combines fresh groceries, general merchandise and low prices with a customer-focus that puts neighbors and community first. “We’re proud to open our doors on this first historic day in Northeast Ohio,” said Executive Chairman Hank Meijer. “These new stores reinforce our ongoing ... Read More »

‘Spring for Hope’ Lifts Support for Autism Care

The Center for Autism located within Rocky River’s Umerley Center is a signature resource for the treatment of autism that serves the entire west side. Last Thursday, co-chairs Neil Smith, D.O., President, Fairview Hospital, and Rocky River Mayor Pamela Bobst hosted the third annual ‘Spring for Hope’ Autism Center fundraising event. Community West Foundation was a proud sponsor of the ... Read More »

A ‘Heart’-felt Thank You to the Medical Team that Saved Her Life!

A special moment of gratitude took place at University Hospitals St. John Medical Center Monday afternoon when cardiac patient Eileen Horning visited the hospital to say thank you for saving her life in January. Eileen’s visit was sparked by a letter she sent recently asking hospital officials how she could best acknowledge the care she received. “I wanted to speak ... Read More »