New Option for Westside Parents Needing Help with Car Seat Installation

For parents who need help with car seat installation or have questions about the safest way to transport their children in motor vehicles, getting expert advice and assistance just got a little easier. University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s along with UH St. John and Parma medical centers, will open car seat checking stations at the following fire departments: Bay ... Read More »

Arden Courts: Conversations with Dr. Tam Cummings

A Monthly Education Series for the Dementia Caregiver FREE DEMENTIA VIRTUAL SEMINAR – Thursday, January 6, 2022 • 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mom Seems Different, Should I Be Concerned? During the holidays, did you notice something different about your parent which concerned you? Maybe their always spotless house seemed untidy. Perhaps the refrigerator was full of expired, inedible food or ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Public Library’s Late December Calendar of Events

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late December 2021 calendar of events. All programs are subject to change. Please check westlakelibrary.org or follow the library on Facebook and Twitter (@WestlakePorter) for the latest updates. Monday, December 20 (9 a.m.-9 p.m.) Holiday Fun! Craft Pick-Up – Tis the season for crafts! Stop by the library for a bag of holiday-themed crafts. ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Public Library Receives Five Stars in Library Journal’s Annual Index

Westlake Porter Public Library has been named a 5-Star Library by Library Journal magazine in its annual Star Libraries index, up from its 4-Stars in 2020. Libraries are eligible for up to five stars. The index used 2019 statistics on physical circulation, circulation of electronic materials, library visits, program attendance, public computer use and WiFi sessions. Successful retrievals of electronic ... Read More »

UH St. John Medical Center Giving Tree

Hospital staff at UH St. John Medical Center have worked to the max ever since the start of the pandemic. Long hours of patient care, extra shifts and the stress of intense work. All that does not exempt health care workers from personal challenges in daily living. They face crises just like everyone else. To alleviate the burden some of ... Read More »

Westlake Strings Highlight Tree Lighting

A highlight of the community Tree Lighting at Westlake City Hall last Sunday was the performance of the Westlake Chamber Orchestra, made up of string players from Westlake High School. As guests sipped hot chocolate and enjoyed holiday cookies, the air was filled with seasonal music, all expertly performed by these talented musicians. Their performance preceded the announcement of Mike ... Read More »

Prince of Peace ‘Comfort Quilters’ Benefit Homeless

“Many thanks to the incredible Comfort Quilters of Prince of Peace Westlake for the 25 handmade quilts they made for the homeless,” reports Community West Foundation, the Westlake-based charitable organization that supports Cleveland-area organizations that provide for the basic needs of the homeless and most vulnerable in our community.             “Year after year, they give ... Read More »

Happy Retirement, Chuck Petrik

The Westlake Police Department held a retirement ceremony last week for Karoly “Chuck” Petrik, who has served as the WPD’s Vehicle and Building Maintenance Technician for the last 21 years. Chuck held one of the most demanding jobs in the City, as he was tasked with the upkeep of the Police Station, as well as the department’s fleet of police ... Read More »

Cops & Kids Returns

Cops & Kids (formerly Shop with a Cop) made its return to the west side last Saturday. Westlake Police were joined by multiple other agencies to share in this special event to bring joy to several Westlake families. If you heard sirens and saw a bunch of police cars that day, rest assured, it was for a great cause. Westlake ... Read More »

Mike and Susan Pandoli Named Mr. & Mrs. Westlake

The City of Westlake would like to congratulate Mike and Susan Pandoli on being named Mr. & Mrs. Westlake 2022 during the City’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Sunday evening at City Hall. The Westlake Town Criers selected the Pandolis in recognition of their hard work and selfless dedication to serving the interests of the youth and others throughout the community. ... Read More »