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Westshore reps Baker, Greenspan to face challengers at LWV forum

The League of Women Voters candidates forum will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Westlake Porter Public Library.

Winning vegetable garden is family effort

A mainstay of the garden are the tomatoe plants, which number more than 80. Among the varieties are Supersonic, a crach-resistant version, and Sir Speedy, a fast-growing plant.

Fairview church’s European festival is Saturday

The event celebrates European culture, particularly that of eastern European nations such as Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia, from where many Byzantine Catholics in America trace their ancestry. The festival, which runs from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., also serves as a fundraiser and way for the parish to reach out to the broader community, organizers say.

Shuttle astronaut’s Westlake roots memorialized with marker

Westlake native Robert Overmeyer not only flew on two space shuttle missions but took part in other important assignments during his career with the U.S. military and NASA, speakers said during a Aug. 23 ceremony honoring his achievements.