Westlake Man Accused of Running Illegal Slaughterhouse, Multiple Other Charges

Westlake Man Indicted on Charges He Illegally Accepted Food Stamps at Cleveland-Area Gas Stations, Laundered the Profits, Illegally Had Firearms, Operated an Unregulated Slaughterhouse and Polluted a Stream by Dumping Animal Blood in it A Westlake man with a history of food stamp fraud was indicted on charges that he continued to illegally accept food stamps at seven Cleveland-area gas ... Read More »

Late January Events at Westlake Porter Public Library

Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s late January, 2019 calendar of events: Monday, January 21 (1-1:30 p.m.) Yoga Time! – This is a perfect way to introduce yoga and practice simple poses. Remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Ages 3 and up with a caregiver. No registration necessary. Namaste! Monday, January 21 (7-8:30 p.m.) ... Read More »

Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Offers Free Family History Research Help Session

Members of Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will offer free family history research assistance to the public, from 1-2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, February 6, in the computer room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd.If you have data recorded to pedigree and/or family group sheets, please bring these forms with you, to help volunteers help you. ... Read More »

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 »