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Meet the Creator: “Homeless Jesus” Sculptor Timothy Schmalz Comes to Town

On Tuesday, January 17th, Community West Foundation welcomed world-renowned artist and creator of the Matthew 25 Collection, Timothy Schmalz, to Cleveland. Over 80 people attended a program held at Cleveland Clinic Lutheran Hospital’s Castele Learning Center to hear him talk about his journey as an artist and his inspiration for the sculpture collection. The attendees were Community West board members, ... Read More »

Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Athletes: What Parents and Players Need to Know

Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It doesn’t happen often. But when it does, it is very serious and often fatal. When it happens to a finely conditioned athlete like Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, the world takes pause. How can an elite, 24-year-old athlete like Hamlin go down with such a serious medical condition? And what does it mean to the rest ... Read More »

Harry & Nancy Applegate are Mr. & Mrs. Westlake

Sunday was the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Westlake City Hall. It’s also when the Westlake Town Criers announce the new Mr. & Mrs. Westlake. Mayor Dennis Clough presided over this festive evening as musicians from Westlake High performed, welcoming in the holiday season. “It was a joy to see this honor go to Harry & Nancy Applegate,” reports Ward 2 ... Read More »


Sunflowers are a symbol of hope. A sunflower blooming in the snow at Maria’s Field of Hope in Avon sends a special message of faith this Thanksgiving!! “Prayers from Maria” Visits The Normandy Senior Living The Breakwater Apartments at The Normandy welcomed Prayers from Maria Foundation founder Megan McNamara for an appearance at the facility’s monthly speaker series last Thursday, ... Read More »

Westlake Demons Athletic Boosters Honors 27 Veterans With 27 Flags

Westlake Demons Athletic Boosters (WDAB) is thrilled to share its fourth annual Veterans Day Flag Display at Westlake High School. 25 Athletic teams from Westlake High School and Lee Burneson Middle School, along with WDAB and the Athletic Department, have each planted a flag in honor of American Veterans for a total of 27 flags. Working with WDAB, each team ... Read More »

Everybody Loves Patty

Patty Heaton Recalls Growing Up in Bay Patty Heaton, Emmy award winning star of TV hits ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ and ‘The Middle’ came to town last week as keynote speaker for Tri-C’s Presidential Scholarship Luncheon held at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel on Public Square. Her address was staged in interview fashion with local TV personality Christi Paul handling the questions. ... Read More »

Bay High Unveils Alumni Corridor

The Bay High Alumni Association proudly introduced and opened Bay High’s new Alumni Corridor last week as the district celebrated Homecoming. Located along the west wall of the auditorium, the Alumni Corridor is easily accessible from the Gym Hall entrance. A labor of love for all things Bay, the corridor is home to memorabilia, wall graphics and etched photos of ... Read More »

Here Come the Super Kids…

Super Heroes to Kids in Ohio is a registered non-profit organization that performs random acts of kindness for children facing adversity. Each year during their annual, signature event in Avon, dozens of children are honored as the REAL heroes they are. These ‘Super Kids’ are children overcoming illness and adversity in true SUPER HERO fashion. The event? The City of ... Read More »

Window and Bath Depot Present the Spectacular Sperry Home Improvement Show in Westlake

Window and Bath Depot have found a new home on Sperry Drive in Westlake and the beautiful renovation they have completed to the old Starz Ballroom is really starting to get some attention. The building’s new look has made it abundantly clear that the team at Window and Bath Depot have an eye for design and the ability to perform ... Read More »