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2021 Westlake In Bloom Community Beautification Competition

Now that Spring has arrived, it is a great time to enter your garden or landscape for the Westlake in Bloom Community Beautification Competition. This is the City’s opportunity to recognize Westlake’s avid gardeners who beautify their homes, businesses and institutions.  Entry is free and everyone who enters will receive an invitation to the Westlake in Bloom Reception and Awards ... Read More »

City of Bay Village Police Chief Announces Retirement

City of Bay Village Police Chief Kathy Leasure has announced her retirement after 25 years as a law enforcement officer with the Bay Village Police Department. Chief Leasure began her career as a Police Officer in 1996. She was promoted to Sergeant in 2008, and was assigned as the Detective Bureau Sergeant in 2016. June 2, 2020 she was sworn ... Read More »

Kyle Dake, Son of ‘80 WHS Grad Doug Dake, is an Olympian

Congratulations to the family of 1980 Westlake High grad Doug Dake. Son Kyle Dake has qualified for this summer’s Tokyo Olympics as a member of the United States wrestling team. Kyle earned the spot last weekend at the US Olympic Team Trials at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.  “Kyle Dake pulled off an impressive win in perhaps the most ... Read More »

Westlake Schools Green & White Revue is Back!

Come one and all to watch Westlake’s Green and White Revue! The Green and White Revue is Westlake PTSA’s biggest fundraiser. Last year, this typically sold-out show was cancelled due to the pandemic. “We were determined that this year the show must go on,” says Nicole Sauer, who shares event co-chair duties with Lisa Scaggs. This year, a virtual show ... Read More »

A New Vision for University Hospitals St. John Medical Center

Jonathan Sague’s calling as a health care professional came early in life. Sague was 13 and an Explorer Scout when he got his first real taste of public service with a trip to a fire station. He realized that he was not only the type of person who wanted to run to the fire, he wanted to run to the ... Read More »

Westlake Plans for Parades, Fireworks, Senior Center Opening

Things are gearing up for a post-pandemic Westlake! The City of Westlake reports that Mayor Clough’s 2021 State of the City address is scheduled for Tuesday, May 11, 11:30 a.m., at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, 25054 Sperry Dr. The event is being sponsored by the Westshore Chamber of Commerce and will be recorded and made available on the Westlake Community Access ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Public Library to Distribute COVID Home Tests

Beginning Thursday, March 18 Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL) will begin distributing BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card Home Tests through its drive-up window. Those unable to pick up a test during regular library hours may contact the library to arrange for a test kit to be left in an after-hours locker. WPPL also has RTA passes to hand out to anyone ... Read More »

Cleveland State Mass Vaccination Clinic Information

REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND LINK TO CLEVELAND STATE MASS VACCINATION CLINIC March 19, 20 and 21 Those 50 and older may get the vaccine. To search for the CSU clinic, use 44114 as the zip code. Log into: https://gettheshot.coronavirus.ohio.gov/?fbclid=IwAR3hOcX_fg95RHk_zom6cku9ZLWOCjCfjQAsfzHJ2A0NV6_V7UiSa6SB8oU Cleveland State University is proud to host the first state-federal Mass Vaccination Clinic in Ohio at the Wolstein Center, which was announced by Gov. Mike DeWine. ... Read More »

T-Bone at Taco Bell

Something new on the menu at Westlake Taco Bell the morning of March 6 – T-Bone! “At 07:47AM this morning officers responded to the report of a 1 car crash on Columbia Rd in the area of the Taco Bell in Westlake,” report Police. “The vehicle ended up resting against the Taco Bell sign on the side of the road. ... Read More »

Bay Hears Long-Term Plans for Lakefront Improvements

It’s a great time to dream! After a year of quarantine, pandemic struggles and a tough winter, why not look forward to sunnier times? A 15-20 year plan to bring exciting changes to Bay Village’s lakefront was presented to City Council on Feb. 1 by the SmithGroup, an international planning, engineering and architectural firm. The ambitious report brings a variety ... Read More »