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North Olmsted hosts cyberbullying info session

By Nicole Hennessy Westshore Online, the illusion of anonymity can skew judgment, allowing people to say things they would never say in person. The online comment section of any random news article shows this. Whether the piece is about melting ice caps or community improvement initiatives, sites that draw a lot of commentators also draw [...]

Local author releases second book in series, gives talk in Lakewood

By Nicole Hennessy Westshore Just after the first of the year, Shaker Heights author Sam Thomas released the second book, “The Harlot’s Tale,” part of a four-novel series called “The Midwife’s Mystery.” After stumbling upon the will of a 17th-century midwife in York, England, Thomas began imagining what her life must have been like, fictionalizing [...]

Westlake Historical Society talks Sears homes

Nicole Hennessy Westshore “In every home in America, in the late 1800s, you had your Bible and you had your Sears catalog,” said Will Krause, Westlake’s assistant director of planning and economic development at a Feb. 27 Westlake Historical Society meeting. With photos of Sears Roebuck and Co. homes – once ordered piece by piece through the [...]

Olmsted Falls prepares to join regional dispatch center

By Nicole Hennessy Olmsted Falls Almost a decade after most Westshore cities regionalized their emergency dispatch center into Westcom, which operates out of St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Olmsted Falls and Olmsted Township are finalizing their collaboration with Strongsville, which is also in talks with North Royalton. Olmsted Falls Mayor Ann Marie Donegan, picking [...]