Lakewood OH


Children’s author seeks to turn the page on bullying

By Sue Botos Rocky River Not many adults would invite a child to insult them. But that’s exactly what children’s author and advocate Trudy Ludwig did during visits to Kensington Intermediate and Goldwood Primary schools last week. This was not just a random request. Ludwig used the role play exercise to illustrate “Trudy’s Empower Tool [...]

Current Rose sets high standard for future Irish ambassadors

Growing up in Ireland, Maria Walsh watched the Rose selection program every August. The nationwide broadcast was an annual sign that summer was coming to an end and the new school year would soon begin, she recalled.

Avon-based nonprofit quietly helps foster kids

By Nicole Hennessy Avon Monique Daniels leans against the wall of her apartment, her legs outstretched over the cold tile floor. Adopted at the age of five, she was asked to leave her adopted family at the age of 14 with no explanation. Now, after about 20 foster homes and, most recently, a women’s homeless [...]

Opera coming to Performing Arts Center

“Don Pasquale” is a comedic opera with a message – don’t get married in old age. Performances take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 and 3 p.m. Feb. 22 at the 800-seat auditorium at Westlake High School.