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Westlake Candy Bonanza

What does 8,000 pounds of candy get you? A lot of happy kids! The Westlake Town Criers 2022 Easter Egg Hunt and Candy Scramble was one of the best ever at the Westlake Recreation Center last Saturday as Westlake Giant Eagle donated 8,000 pounds of sweet treats to the event. Kids participated in two candy scrambles for children 4-6 and ... Read More »

Honoring Those Who Serve: Bay Village Schools Recognized as Purple Star District

Each of the District’s Four Schools Named Purple Star Schools On Monday, April 11, 2022,  the Ohio Department of Education announced its Class of 2022 Purple Star Schools, which included all four of Bay Village City School District’s schools: Normandy Elementary School (grades K-2); Westerly Elementary School (grades 3-4); Bay Middle School (grades 5-8); and Bay High School (grades 9-12). ... Read More »

Bay Village Board of Education Names Scot T. Prebles as Superintendent

The Bay Village Board of Education has named Scot T. Prebles the new Superintendent of Bay Village City School District. The Board unanimously approved the appointment during a Special Board Meeting on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Prebles, who currently serves as Superintendent of Forest Hills School District in the Cincinnati area, will start with Bay Village Schools on August 1, ... Read More »

Saint Malachi Parish to Bless New Homeless Jesus Sculpture

The Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, will preside at a special 10:00 am Mass on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at Saint Malachi Catholic Church, 2459 Washington Street, Cleveland, beginning with a blessing of the Homeless Jesus statue which was donated by the Community West Foundation. This particular statue is one of six ... Read More »

Green & White Revue Returns to Westlake

The annual Westlake Parent, Teacher, Student Association’s (PTSA) biggest event of the year, the Green & White Revue, returned to the stage at the Westlake Performing Arts Center March 11 & 12. The Green and White Revue is the Westlake High PTSA’S biggest fundraiser, providing resources for various initiatives including scholarships to graduating seniors. This year’s show, the 36th in ... Read More »

We Stand with Ukraine: How You Can Help

A Stand with Ukraine peaceful rally was held on Saturday, March 5 on the corner of Rt. 83 and Detroit Rd. Rally goers brought flags and signs and wore blue and yellow in support of Ukraine. As the attack on Ukraine from Russia is entering its third week, you can still donate to help the humanitarian crisis. To aid Ohioans ... Read More »

UPDATE: 3’s a Charm! Third Egg in the Nest in Avon Lake

SECOND UPDATE: We have a third egg in the nest at Redwood Elementary School in Avon Lake. Confirming egg #3 at 7:10 p.m. tonight Sunday, March 6. UPDATE: We have another egg in the nest at Redwood Elementary School in Avon Lake. Confirming egg #2 arrived at 6:57 p.m. Thursday evening, March 3. This eagle pair have been together longer than some marriages! Congrats Stars ... Read More »

Westlake Girl Scout Says ‘Thank You’ to Healthcare Workers

For over two years, healthcare workers have been challenged to give their best during the Covid pandemic. Long hours, high patient loads and personal time taken from their families – it has been a long haul. How do we say ‘thank you?’ A local student has come up with a new and fantastic idea! Avery Junkins is a Westlake High ... Read More »

Bay Library Nears Opening Date, New ‘Village Green’ Planned

Bay Village Mayor Paul Koomar reported to City Council last month that he was informed by the Cuyahoga County Library Board that construction of the new Bay Village Library is ahead of schedule with completion scheduled for the end of March or early April.  The date of Saturday, April 30, 2022 is tentatively scheduled for a ribbon cutting ceremony for ... Read More »

National Guard Makes a Difference in Battle Against Covid

University Hospitals St. John Medical Center in Westlake, like many hospitals nationally, was stretched thin by the surge of Covid 19 and Omicron variant patients that hit hard last month. Charging in to help, just like the cavalry of old, was the Ohio National Guard. 30 troops worked three shifts each day (10 troops per shift) from Dec. 30 through ... Read More »