Westlake BOE President Speaks on Issue 88

Editor: Many people have been working extremely hard to get the word out relative to a very important issue for the Westlake Schools. I would ask that you investigate and learn the real facts surrounding Issue 88. First, Issue 88 is an operating levy for the schools. As most of you are aware, the last time the schools received any ... Read More »

Westlake City School District Receives Auditor of State Award with Distinction

  A recent financial audit of the Westlake City School District (Cuyahoga County) by Auditor of State Dave Yost’s office has returned a clean audit report. The Westlake City School District’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award with Distinction. “Good finance is important to everything government does. We can’t expect sound budgetary decisions by the ... Read More »

Jeanne Gallagher for Clerk of Courts

Dear Fellow Westshore Residents; In less than 2 weeks on November 5, 2013, voters in the communities of Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Rocky River and Westlake will cast their vote for the Rocky River Municipal Clerk of Court.  It has been a pleasure meeting many of you while campaigning the past 10 months.  I have met so many ... Read More »

Westlake BOE President Calls Out Anonymous Issue 88 Opponents

“ I personally give no credence to mailers or postings where the author is afraid to sign his or her name to it. I believe that the author must know that he/she is not being truthful and therefore does not want to be called out on the misstatements. “   Editor: Many people have been working extremely hard to get ... Read More »

Happy 50th! Tri-C Westshore Welcomes Dignitaries to Westlake

Cuyahoga Community College Westshore Campus was host to school and community dignitaries Wed., Oct. 23 as Tri-C welcomed community leaders for a special event. The event welcomed new Cuyahoga Community College President Dr. Alex Johnson to the Westlake Campus at 31001 Clemens Road in Westlake in observation of Tri-C’s 50th anniversary celebration. “We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the ... Read More »


The Westlake City Schools Health & Safety Committee was recognized for its bicycle and teen safety programs at its schools The Greater Cleveland Safe Kids/Safe Communities Coalition awarded the Health & Safety Committee a Certificate of Achievement Award for Outstanding Partner with Safe Kids/Safe Communities for its Ride Your bike to School and Walk to School days. The awards were ... Read More »

Westlake Police: Tree Poisoned by Neighbor

With apologies to Longfellow and his ode, “The Village Blacksmith.”, Westlake Police report on Oct. 20 at  5:37 p.m. “Under a spreading (unknown species) tree, two Bradley Rd. neighbors stand. These neighbors do not get along; the tree is a source of contention prolonged.   “The neighbor applied poison to the overhanging branches; it affects the whole tree, whose owner ... Read More »


(Westlake) Following is Westlake Porter Public Library’s November, 2013 Calendar of Events. Friday, November 1 (10-11 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Connecting for Kids “Teach Me to Play”—Experts from the Cuyahoga Board of Developmental Disabilities will lead this playgroup for children 3-6 years (siblings welcome). Its focus is teaching parents how to help their children engage in play and interact ... Read More »

Traffic Alert: Changes for Westlake’s Crocker/Clemens Area

A number of changes will be coming to the Westlake  Crocker-Clemens Roads  intersection area in the next two weeks. New streets with new signals: Hospice Way (runs west from Crocker to Clemens); Koyo Dr. (runs east from Crocker to Bassett Rd.). Left turns from eastbound and westbound Clemens Rd. onto Crocker Rd. will be prohibited, as will left turns from ... Read More »


Paranormal research experts from ORBS (Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits) will discuss paranormal activity in Ohio during “Ohio Haunts” at Westlake Porter Public Library on Wednesday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. The ORBS researchers will talk about their real “ghost hunting” experiences at sites in Ohio, including some cases involving historical landmarks, as well as about known/researched cases of haunting. ... Read More »