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Big Westshore weekend: Fairview Summerfest, St. Bernadette Festival and Crocker Park Liberty Fest

This weekend is a big one across the Westshore, with Fairview Park Summerfest, the annual St. Bernadette Festival and Liberty Fest at Crocker Park, with a Cleveland Pops concert and fireworks, all taking place.

Author Janet Evanovich to sign books tonight at Crocker Park

Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg will sign copies of their new novel, “The Heist,” at 6 p.m. June 18 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at Crocker Park. The novel is intended to be the first in a series featuring the characters.

Navigating the Westshore: How do we get around?

Editor’s note: Former Rocky River High School student Claire Stemen spent two weeks working with West Life on a senior project, published here. By Claire Stemen Westshore Without a car or the needed motivation to decode the RTA, it is difficult to get to Cleveland. This transportation issue is perplexing when the general sentiments of [...]

Crossing cultures: Do Westshore cultures clash?

Editor’s note: Former Rocky River High School senior Saida Gjinatori spent two weeks with West Life completing a senior project in journalism. By Saida Gjinatori Westshore Three hundred and ninety thousand foreign-born citizens and 130,000 Muslims live in the state of Ohio, many of the latter group situated in West Cleveland due to the Islamic [...]