Westlake Police: Winter Scorecard

The first wintery blast of the season had Westlake Police busy at the end of last week. Totals for the first snowfall of the season, Nov. 13 PM rush hour through Nov. 14 AM rush hour: 9 accidents, 8 spinouts or disabled vehicles. WWI (Walking While Intoxicated) An intoxicated 38-year-old man staggered along the Hilliard Blvd. sidewalk on Nov. 6 ... Read More »

Westlake Center Stage Players Presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Westlake Center Stage Players proudly presents Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat on November 21-23, 2014 at the Westlake High School Performing Arts Center, 27830 Hilliard Blvd in Westlake.  Show times:  Friday: 7:00 pm, Saturday:  7:00 pm and Sunday: 2:00 pm.  The performances will showcase not only high school students but over 50 elementary students our children’s chorus.  It’s ... Read More »

Westlake Students Take Spanish Honors

Fifty-six students from Cheryl Bendik’s Spanish 3  honors classes at Westlake High School participated in the spring  2014 OSU Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). The tests show a student’s projected placement into language courses at The Ohio State University. It compares  A total of 2,886 Level 3 students from 67 high schools throughout Ohio participated in the CAAP testing, ... Read More »

Orchards of Westlake Hosts Breast Cancer Fundraiser

The Orchards of Westlake hosted a Breast Cancer Fundraiser on Tuesday, October 28th from 4:30 – 7 p.m. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. The Orchards of Westlake matched all money raised. $500 was raised and $500 was matched for a total of $1,000 given to the American Cancer Society. “We would like to thank all the ... Read More »

Land That I Love…… Honoring Our Veterans!

Holly Lane Elementary School in Westlake paid tribute to Veteran’s Day Tuesday afternoon with an inspirational assembly for all who have served our country. This was the school’s 26th annual Veteran’s Day assembly. Students welcomed veterans at the school entrance and escorted them to the gym where a number of patriotic events took place. Principal Mimi Verdone led guests in ... Read More »

Westlake Students Support Veterans

by Mary Letzvow Dover Intermediate School participated in a number of veteran-related service projects in recognition of Veterans Day. Social Studies teacher John Gast’s sixth graders collected more than 500 personal grooming items for displaced Cleveland-area veterans in partnership with the Homeless Outreach Program at the Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs. This was the school’s third annual Veteran’s Day Toiletries ... Read More »

Westlake Middle Schoolers Say No to Bullying

  Lee Burneson Middle School eighth graders participated in a Unity Day Against Bullying on Oct. 30. Language Arts teacher Deb Schrembeck’s students read the novel “Bullyville” by Francine Prose, the story of an eighth-grade boy who was bullied and the consequences for all involved. They also watched the non-fiction documentary “Bully.” Out of the students’ anger and disappointment in ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Craigslist Scam Spotted

A Detroit Rd. business offered a $300 set of 4 wheels for sale on craigslist, report Westlake Police. A male from TX expressed an interest in buying them and sent an $1850 check (the check was drawn on an IL man’s account). This all looked phony to the seller, and he did not ship the merchandise; the check turned out ... Read More »

Craft Fair at the Gardens

Shop the handcrafted wares from over 30 local crafters on Saturday, November 15 from 10 am until 3 pm at the Gardens at Westlake.  A variety of items such as jewelry, quilts, ceramics, textiles, purses and holiday décor will ensure there is something for everyone.  There will be door prizes, food and beverages.  Admission is free and open to the ... Read More »

Westlake Porter Library Gets 5 Stars

Westlake Porter Public Library has been named a Five-Star Library in Library Journal’s annual Index of Public Library Service. The index compares public libraries across the nation with their budget-category peers. Five is the highest number of stars a library can achieve, placing WPPL among the top-rated in the nation. Previously WPPL has received three stars in the index. To ... Read More »