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Westlake author releases novel

By Nicole Hennessy Westlake David M. Simon stays quietly busy. A Westlake family man and advertising professional, he waits patiently with a muffin while the rain beats down outside the coffee shop, his newly-published book in front of him. Unassuming as he is, his stories spin new worlds for kids and sometimes get darker for [...]

New nonprofit helps others keep promises

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood At the end of a plaza on Detroit Avenue, a sign above a storefront reads, “because I Said I Would.” The sign on the door says the place is closed, but inside, employees work at their computers. The nonprofit’s founder, Alex Sheen, rushes in one minute before he’s due, his dog [...]

Rabbi visits Lakewood Public Library with two upcoming workshops

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood Rabbi Enid C. Lader’s workshop series at Lakewood Public Library will continue tomorrow at 7 p.m. in the Main Auditorum. Meant to serve as a reflection on life and individual values, despite her role as a rabbi, Lader’s workshops do not focus on religion. “The roads upon which you’ve traveled are [...]

Free Cleveland Orchestra performances to take place throughout Lakewood

By Nicole Hennessy Lakewood Throughout the month of May the Cleveland Orchestra will be performing at diverse venues throughout Lakewood. Since February, the orchestra has been hosting workshops for all ages, including preschoolers and high schoolers in chorus, band and orchestra, as part of its At Home outreach series, which began during the 2012-2013 season [...]