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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 »

Westlake Rec Center Hosts Free Community Safety and Wellness Fair May 18

Health Screenings, Touch-a-Truck, Free Bike Helmets, 70+ Exhibitors, Live Demos The City of Westlake and University Hospitals St. John Medical Center (UH SJMC) hosts its annual Community Safety and Wellness Fair on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Boulevard. The event is free and open to the public. The ... Read More »

Community West Foundation: 3rd Annual Spring for Hope Autism Awareness Fundraiser

The 3rd Annual Spring for Hope event will be on Thursday, May 2nd at the Don Umerley Civic Center, 21016 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River, at 6:00 pm. This fundraiser provides awareness and assistance for children with autism. It’s great news that we have an Autism center on the west side that provides services, support, and encouragement to make life better for ... Read More »

Community West Foundation Annual Report: ‘Work is Love Made Visible’

Community West Foundation announces the release of their 2018 Annual Report. The theme chosen is from the words of poet Kahlil Gibran, “Work is Love Made Visible” and captures the sheer joy and privilege the Board and staff feel about the work they engage in at Community West Foundation. These words are certainly alive, active and abundant in the Foundation’s ... Read More »

Bay Village Board of Education accepts Huntley Resignation, Seeks Applicants

The Bay Village Board of Education seeks applicants to fill the unexpired term of board member Amy Huntley, who will resign effective Tuesday, April 16. The board is accepting applications through Tuesday, April 30, 2019, for the open board seat. Applicants must be residents of Bay Village and registered voters. Candidate interviews with the board will take place beginning on ... Read More »

City of Westlake Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Scramble is Saturday, April 13

The Westlake Town Criers announce the 2019 Westlake City Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Scramble will again be held at the Westlake Recreation Center, 28955 Hilliard Blvd., on Saturday, April 13. There will be two candy scrambles: the first at 1 p.m. for those ages 4 through 6, and the second at 1:30 p.m. for those ages 7 through 10. ... Read More »

WHS Junior Jack Williams Scores Perfect 36 on ACT

Westlake High School junior Jack Williams scored a perfect 36 on the ACT exam. Jack took the ACT last fall with no preparation, then studied the areas he needed to work on and met with a tutor on Sundays. He intends to study biochemistry in college. Jack is a member of National Honor Society, National French Honor Society, Leadership Challenge, ... Read More »