The Belvedere of Westlake/Josh Faiola Story has propelled the intergenerational living movement to the national stage by inspiring a suburban Washington D.C. retirement community to house two Washington Spirit soccer players.Continue reading -->
It has often been stated that these are unpredictable times and that the only thing that is constant is change itself. While that may be true in many aspects of our lives today, when it comes to the provision of healthcare, we often find ourselves seeking stability.Continue reading -->
As a student in the Olmsted Falls school district, Dara Hosta was known as a caring, gifted athlete and vocal musician always ready to give to others. Her singing graced St. Mary of Falls Church Masses, and her running ability was such that, as her dad Bruce recalls, she once took an intentional second so that another girl could win a race.Continue reading -->
After 26 years as the head of city planning, Bob Parry helped navigate Westlake through its most ambitious stages of growth. Through careful planning and development, Westlake has grown from a semi-rural community in 1986 to the regional hub that it is today.Continue reading -->
Community West Foundation was presenting sponsor for Best of the West - a celebration of Cleveland's leading west side businesses, restaurants and shops, last week at LaCentre in Westlake.....Continue reading -->
St. John Medical Center formally opened its new south and west additions with a blessing and open house on Monday, April 15. Highlight of the project is a spectacular two-story "front door" created to improve way-finding and enhance the hospital's image. The Lobby also includes several new works of art which hold religious overtones......Continue reading -->
On February 21, Tyesha Gonzalez woke up excited to welcome another beautiful new addition to her family. As planned, she checked into the Mercy Birthing Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center for a scheduled Cesarean section early in the morning. She, along with her mother and family, had been anticipating this day for months......Continue reading -->
Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, President Cuyahoga Community College, hosted a Town Hall meeting at the Westlake Westshore Campus Tues., March 26, where she was surprised with the establishment of a Scholarship Trust Fund in her honor.....Continue reading -->
Ohio State University red-shirt sophomore Logan Stieber claimed his second straight NCAA Div. I title at the national championships held at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa March 21-23.
Stieber defeated Iowa's Tony Ramos, 7-4, to make it two titles in a row at 133 pounds for the Buckeye.....Continue reading -->
"We are stewards of a great tradition. We cannot and will not be deterred in our quest to build a new model of health care delivery for our patients, our country and the globe," said Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove, MD, in his annual State of the Clinic address delivered Wed., Feb. 27 at Cleveland's Intercontinental Hotel. "I have never been more optimistic about this organization. This is our time.".....Continue reading -->
The 9th annual Straight from the Heart Red Tie Gala was a hit at LaCentre in Westlake as more than 500 festive guests celebrated heart health and community fellowship Sat., Feb. 16, 2013.
Sponsored by Community West Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic Western Region's Fairview, Lakewood and Lutheran Hospitals, this annual fundraiser provides unparalleled support for the regional heart centers of these hospitals.......Continue reading -->
COLUMBUS - Lieutenant Governor and Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced the Ohio Department of Insurance saved or recovered a record $24.4 million for Ohio consumers in 2012 while assisting more than 190,000 Ohioans mainly through its toll-free hotlines, community outreach and counseling. The total includes $18.9 million and $5.5 million saved or recovered, respectively, by the agency's Office of Consumer Affairs and its Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP)......Continue reading -->
Lakewood, Ohio, February 12, 2013-North Coast Health Ministry has achieved recognition as a National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011, level 3, becoming the first free clinic in Ohio to attain this distinction. The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011 standards emphasize the use of systematic, patient-centered, coordinated care that supports access, communication and patient involvement.....Continue reading -->
A treasure of Cleveland's spiritual past was home to a celebration of faith and community as St. Colman Church at W. 65th and Lorain Road in Cleveland hosted its annual Polka Mass Feb. 10. Celebrated by Fr. Joachim Pastirik, OSB, Mass was followed by a Valentine's Dinner and Dance in the church's lower level....Continue reading -->
Volunteers make a difference! At St. John Medical Center, dozens of adult volunteers provide an instrumental service to the patients, staff and visitors.Continue reading -->
The joyous voices of Greater Cleveland gospel groups "One Voice" and "The Tralalas" rang from the rafters on Sunday, April 21, at a brunch at Vosh Lakewood to benefit North Coast Health Ministry, the Lakewood-based charitable health center serving the low-income uninsured..Continue reading -->
Congratulations to the family of 1980 Westlake High grad Doug Dake and his wife, Jodi!
Their son, Kyle Dake of Cornell University, became the first-ever NCAA Div. I wrestling champion to win four titles in four different weight classes.....Continue reading -->
CLEVELAND - Dr. Patricia Rowell, who has led Cuyahoga Community College's largest campus for seven years, has announced that she will retire, effective June 30, 2013. Cuyahoga Community College, currently marking a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary, was Ohio's first community college. Of the college's four campuses, the Western Campus' sprawling facility at 11000 Pleasant Valley Road, Parma, currently enrolls more than 12,000 students.......Continue reading -->
Senior Dustin Kilgore (Berea High) went out with a bang, while freshman Mack McGuire(Upper St. Clair, Pa.) gave Kent State fans a glimpse of what's to come Sunday at the M.A.C. Center. The Golden Flashes won a respectable three matches against No. 1 Oklahoma State, before pummeling No. 18 Wisconsin 33-10 in the third place dual of the NWCA Cliff Keen Regional........Continue reading -->
A pair of northern Ohio wrestling talents lead the way in the NCAA's standings for the 2013 NCAA Most Dominant Wrestler Award and most falls and tech falls in Divisions I......Continue reading -->
Members of the Lake Erie Monsters made a holiday visit to St. Mary of the Woods last week and a hockey game broke out between the pros and residents of this premier senior living facility in Avon. The St. Mary of Woods Battling Beagles humbled the Monsters in their annual game of Noodle Hockey, played with a beach ball and swimming pool 'noodles.' It was the fifth straight win for the Beagles....Continue reading -->