Westlake 3rd Grader Swims for MS!

“I love to swim and help people” replied Tyler Sugimoto a 3rd grader at Dover Elementary school.  So when it came time to do his community service project the Swim for MS opportunity was a natural fit.  Tyler swam 20 laps at the Westlake Rec Center on Sunday, February 24th and raised over $435.00 to support MS efforts.  Way to ... Read More »

Unlicensed Solicitor Drives Senior Citizen to Bank

Door to door solicitors play on older people’s respect for vets, police and firefighters, and love of little kids. On 2-26-13, a 72-year-old Westlake woman and her adult daughter reported an incident of an unlicensed solicitor approaching the older woman for a donation. The solicitor Anthony A. ASHBY (40 years old, last known address in Cleveland) initially approached the victim ... Read More »

Westlake March Madness 3 on 3 Youth Basketball Tournament

The Westlake Recreation Department will be hosting its annual 3 on 3 March Madness youth basketball tournament.  This tournament is open to any 3rd -8th grade boy or girl.  This is a double elimination tournament and will feature separate divisions of boys and girls.  Grade divisions will be 3/4, 5/6 & 7/8.  Rosters will be limited to 4 players per ... Read More »

BB Gun Robbery At Crocker Park

Pot Purchase Proceeds Poorly At 8:54PM on 2-25-13, a 19-year-old North Ridgeville man reported that he had been robbed an hour earlier in a public parking garage on Vine St. \\ Further investigation revealed that he had met an acquaintance there to buy marijuana; that acquaintance (19-year-old Joseph POLOMSKY of Westlake) produced a handgun (later found to be a BB ... Read More »

Westlake Police Blotter Feb 25, 2013

5 vehicles were entered on the night of Feb. 14 while parked at a Sperry Dr. motel. A dart set, CDs, GPS units, camera, battery chargers, tools, and checks were taken. None of the vehicles showed signs of forced entry and no suspects. An Alabama couple staying at a Sperry Dr. hotel heard crying in the next room on Feb. ... Read More »

Westlake City Council Report, Feb. 21, 2013

Below are the links to the agenda from the February 21 Council meeting with actions as well as the approved minutes from the February 7 Council meeting and the February 19 Planning/Zoning/Legislative committee meeting. Council meeting agenda with actions:  http://www.cityofwestlake.org/pdfs/CnlAgendas/CnlAgenda.pdf Approved Council meeting minutes:  http://www.cityofwestlake.org/pdfs/CouncilMinutes/2013/20130207CnlMin.pdf Planning/Zoning/Legislative committee:  http://www.cityofwestlake.org/pdfs/CnlAgendas/Committees/20130219PZL.pdf The above are also provided as attachments, but without functional internal links, ... Read More »

Sheldon Stuckart Wins USA Weightlifting Title

Westlake High grad and former SWC wrestling Champ and current Lindenwood University Olympic Weightlifting Student Assistant Coach and competitor,  Sheldon Stuckart, won the USA Weightlifting 85 kg Junior Nationals in San Francisco, California this past Sunday February 17, 2013. Sheldon has qualified for the USA Weightlifting World Team and will represent the United States at the Junior Worlds in Lima, ... Read More »

Ashland University to Host MBA Open House in Westlake

WESTLAKE, Ohio – Ashland University’s master of business administration degree program will host an open house on March 12 at its Westlake Center at Corporate College, 25425 Center Ridge Road. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. The open house will help area business professionals discover their goals and develop a learning ... Read More »

Westlake Police Blotter Feb. 18

An intoxicated 28-year-old Avon Lake man became obstreperous at a Detroit Rd. bar on Feb. 10 at 2:08AM, pushing another patron and challenging him to a fight. He refused to leave when asked; he was arrested for DCI. An intoxicated 35-year-old North Olmsted man at the same bar at the same time (but not involved in the previous incident) slurred ... Read More »


(Westlake) Doctors Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen, cardiac surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic, will speak about heart health at Westlake Porter Public Library on Tuesday, February 26 at 7 p.m. They will also sign copies of their book, Heart 411, which will be available for purchase courtesy of Barnes and Noble. Dr. Gillinov is a staff cardiac surgeon at the ... Read More »