Youth Challenge Announces Leadership Transition

The Youth Challenge (YC) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher J. Garr as CEO, effective February 4, 2019. Garr replaces Founder and Executive Director, Mary Sue Tanis, who is transitioning into a new role as Director of Planned Giving for the Westlake non-profit. The announcement follows an 18-month search conducted by the Youth Challenge Board ... Read More »

Saint Bernadette School Annual Open House is Sunday, January 27

Saint Bernadette School in Westlake will be hosting their annual Open House for new families interested in enrollment (Preschool through Grade Eight) for the 2019-2020 school year on Sunday, January 27 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Families will have an opportunity to meet the administration, faculty, staff and students and learn about our faith based mission and academically rigorous ... Read More »

WHS Junior Places in Local Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Westlake High School junior Nicholas Gauntner took third place in the local Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy audio essay contest. Bay Village VFW Post 9693 Commander Fred Green awarded Nicholas $50 and a certificate for his essay on the topic “Why My Vote Matters.” Nicholas had to submit a recording of his essay for review by a panel ... Read More »

The Great Big Home & Garden Show 2019: “22nd Annual Student Model Home Design Contest”

Cuyahoga Valley Career Center will be the site for the judging and awards presentation portion of The Great Big Home & Garden Show 22nd Annual Student Model Home Design Contest. The judging will take place on Friday evening (1-18-19) at approximately 5:30 p.m. in the commons. This year’s student contest theme is “The Great Multi-Unit Townhouse.” The awards presentation will ... Read More »

Westlake Finance Company Defers Payments for Shut Down Government Workers

Westlake Company Says “Call Us and We’ll Work With You” United Consumer Financial Services wants to tell its customers who have been furloughed and otherwise impacted by the shutdown of parts of the federal government that the company will defer their monthly payment for 30 days and will work with customers who contact them. “It’s the right thing to do,” ... Read More »

Connecting for Kids to Honor Five Local Residents

Including Two Kind Kids at Carnival-Themed Fundraiser Connecting for Kids will honor five individuals at its carnival-themed Annual Fundraiser on Saturday, February 9, 2019, from 6-11 p.m. at Ahern Catering & Banquet Center, 726 Avon Belden Rd. in Avon Lake. In addition to a grand raffle featuring Indians Club Seats, a silent auction and other raffles, the event will feature ... Read More »

Westlake Academic Challenge Teams Finish Undefeated

Westlake’s high school and middle school Academic Challenge teams finished undefeated at the recent Great Lakes Regional Tournament at John Carroll University. The high school and middle school Level 1 teams both finished with perfect 7-0 records to take home first place banners at the tournament. The high school Level 2 team finished 5-2, and the middle school Level 2 ... Read More »

Tri-C Hosts 42nd Annual Dr. King Celebration on Jan. 20

Remembrance is Longest-Running MLK Event in Cleveland Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) will host its 42nd annual birthday observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, at the KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square. The remembrance will feature a performance by 11-time Grammy winner Shirley Caesar, known as the First Lady of Gospel Music, as well ... Read More »

WDAB to Host Spaghetti Dinner on February 1

Westlake Families and Community Invited to Attend The Westlake Demons Athletic Boosters (WDAB) will host an evening of Demon Tradition with the Annual Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, February 1st. The event will be held in the Westlake High School Rotunda from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner tickets are just $8.00 and include pasta, sauce, salad, bread, soft drink, and dessert. Tickets ... Read More »

Tri-C: Where Triceratops Roam

College Unveils Logo Featuring the Three-Horned Dinosaur as its New Mascot Sixty-eight million years after last walking the Earth, the Triceratops has reappeared and taken on new life as the mascot of Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). The College today unveiled a logo featuring the stout and imposing three-horned dinosaur. Colored in the school’s trademark teal, the Tri-C Triceratops stands as ... Read More »