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Honoring Our American Flag – Memorial Day Etiquette

By Thomas F. Hill Memorial Day weekend is upon us and the Fourth of July is just around the corner. Citizens everywhere will be asked to honor our Flag. Do you know the protocols? When The American Flag is displayed with a Color Guard during a parade or other formal type ceremony, those observing this function should: 1.) Stand at ... Read More »

NASA Glenn Open House Draws Thousands

Nothing captures the American imagination more than the allure of space exploration. So, when Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field opened its doors to a two-day public open house last week, thousands of visitors were able to tour one of northeast Ohio’s greatest assets. “The public’s response to the first day of the NASA Glenn open house in Cleveland was ... Read More »

WHS Senior Earns John & Annie Glenn Scholarship

Westlake High School senior Tommy Bowles was awarded the John and Annie Glenn Undergraduate Scholarship for demonstrating a commitment to public service. Tommy will receive $55,300 over four years to attend The Ohio State University, where he will major in Public Affairs. Tommy was selected from among seven finalists based on his academic credentials and the content of his application ... Read More »

Open the Gates! NASA Glenn Invites the Public for a Weekend Visit

Have you ever wondered what lies beyond the gate of the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland? Well, here is your chance to see the facilities where NASA Glenn has contributed to some of the nation’s greatest innovations over the last 75 years. Join in on May 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lewis Field ... Read More »

Avon to Honor Vets Who Gave All

The City of Avon will honor and pay tribute to three local military veterans who were killed while on active military duty. The Memorial Ceremony Tribute will be held on Wednesday, May 18, from 1:30 pm to 2:15 pm at Avon High School located at 37545 Detroit Road. Honored will be Marine Corporal David F. Schneider, who was killed in ... Read More »

Cleveland Water: ‘Know It, Love It’

A Tour of the Westlake Crown Water Treatment Plant Cleveland Water celebrated National Drinking Water Week at the Crown Water Treatment Plant in Westlake last Saturday as about a thousand guests toured the facility at a public open house. This year’s theme, Know It, Love It,  encouraged visitors to learn – and appreciate –  what it takes to provide safe, ... Read More »

Avon Lake Eaglets Named ‘Liberty’ & ‘Justice’

The Eaglets hatched this spring in a nest at Redwood School in Avon Lake now have names! Students at the school held a naming contest for the two eaglets born last month. The contest ran from April 8 through April 29, when students had the opportunity to submit potential eaglet names. Students were asked to submit a name and explain ... Read More »

Westlake Schools to Teachers: “We Have to Balance the Needs of Our Schools with the Reality of Our Budget”

The Westlake Board of Education has released the following statement on teacher negotiations. The statement was released after tonight’s BOE meeting: “The Westlake Board of Education has been in contract negotiations with the Westlake Teacher’s Association (WTA) for one year. Due to recent statements by the WTA, we decided that an update to the community is necessary.  While labor laws ... Read More »

Bay Schools Approve New Contracts

The Bay Village Board of Education approved new, three-year contracts with the district’s teachers and support staff members at its Monday, May 9 regular board meeting. Both the Bay Teachers Association and the district’s OAPSE employees (including custodians, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, maintenance staff and school secretaries) agreed to salary increases of 2% for the first year of their new ... Read More »

Kelly Zurawski Named to Avon Board of Education

Kelly Zurawski was sworn in as the newest member of the Avon Local Schools Board of Education (BOE) during a special meeting May 6. She replaces former School Board President, Scott Radcliffe, who was sworn in as the new Ward 4 Avon City Councilman last month. The BOE had 30 days to fill the vacant position. The BOE received 11 ... Read More »