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Spreading the Holiday Cheer! Guide to Local Tree Lightings and Holiday Festivals

Light Up Bay Village The Bay Village Historical Society and the Bay Village Kiwanis are asking Bay Village residents and children of all ages to join them in celebrating an old-fashioned community Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 1, noon to 3 p.m. The event will include the reading of holiday stories, caroling and crafts for kids in the Bay Village Community ... Read More »

Westlake Senior Center Honors Vets

The City of Westlake is proud of all veterans who live or work in Westlake! The community gathered for a Veteran’s Day brunch at the Westlake Senior Center the morning of Mon., Nov. 11 to honor all who served. Mayor Dennis Clough was there to welcome vets and express the appreciation of the entire community to them for their service. ... Read More »

Labor of Love at Bay’s Lakeside Cemetery

Lakeside Cemetery in Bay Village is the resting place for many of the area’s founding fathers. Platted in 1814, headstones there carry names familiar to most who drive through the area: Cahoon, Wolf, Osborn, Foote and others. Each Memorial Day, the annual community parade from Cahoon Park finds its destination there, and city fathers gather with citizens to honor those ... Read More »

Cleveland Metroparks: Plan Your Next Emerald Necklace Visit With ‘Ten To Explore’

Now that the beautiful fall colors have arrived it is the perfect ‘Time to Explore’ your Cleveland Metroparks. Each month, Cleveland Metroparks Ten to Explore guides can help you plan your next way to explore the Emerald Necklace. If you’re looking for a unique spot for your next family photo or a serene vista to take in fall’s beauty, check out our Ten ... Read More »

Lakefront Access Plan Will Connect Bay Village to East Side

Plans Unveiled for Cuyahoga County Lakefront Public Access Plan The Vision Will Create a Walking/Bike Path Along the Entire Lakefront Today Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced a plan to create a Lakefront Public Access Plan. This plan, which will be rolled out in multiple phases, will create seamless, connected path, trails and boardwalks across the entire lakefront. The Executive ... Read More »

Westlake Homecoming 2019

Westlake Homecoming 2019 enjoyed a beautiful autumn weekend as the traditional parade stepped off from the Dover Schools campus at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 and made its way to the high school on Hilliard.   Along the way, spectators crowded the streetsides of Dover Center and Hilliard Blvds as the cavalcade of all things Westlake passed by! Kids excitedly ... Read More »

National Wrestling Hall of Fame Welcomes West Shore Greats

The National Wrestling Hall of Fame Ohio Chapter welcomed a class of seven at its annual induction ceremonies at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, Ohio the afternoon of Sun., Oct. 6. The 2019 class was headlined by four well-known names in West Shore wrestling: former Bay High head coach Joe Scaletta, former Fairview High head coach Clay Burkhard, three-time Bay ... Read More »

Westlake’s Tommy Bowles is OSU Homecoming King

Congratulations to Westlake High graduate Tommy Bowles – crowned as The Ohio State University Homecoming King 2019 at Saturday’s game against Michigan State in the Horseshoe. Queen is Raina Rotondo of Bath, Ohio. Tommy is a 2016 Westlake High grad. He was also a Westlake High Homecoming King! “This is it. This is the icing on the cake of my ... Read More »

Superheroes Save Avon!

Thanks to 28 very special SUPERKIDS, the City of Avon can rest safely once again! These ‘Superkids’ – children overcoming serious illness or adversity – were invited to Avon’s Aquatic Center Park for a day of battling bad guys and saving Mayor Bryan Jensen from the grips of evil-doers! “September 14th was THEIR day to be honored as REAL HEROES!” ... Read More »

Westlake Celebrates New Elementary School Opening

The Westlake community turned out in fine fashion on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 21, to celebrate the formal dedication and ribbon cutting of the new Westlake Elementary School. The new school, which serves students PreK through 4th grades, was welcomed by a turnout of hundreds of residents who took part in the celebration and tours of the new facility. The school ... Read More »