Lakewood OH


Cat caught by tail in school bus

On Nov. 12, bus driver Denise Wering was in the middle of her morning route when another driver, Marge Laskowski, radioed Wering to check the back of her bus. When the two drivers pulled over on Dover Center Road, they found a tail and a paw sticking out of the engine in the back of the bus. When the drivers tugged on the foot, it moved. Under the hood they saw that the cat’s right front leg and the back of its neck were stuck were wedged in the serpentine belt.

An encounter with Lee Harvey Oswald – part 2

Joe Reardon said he has intentionally avoided reading much about the JFK assassination to avoid tainting his personal memories of Oswald. But he believes Oswald’s anger with John Connelly, who as Texas governor was seated directly in front of Kennedy during the fatal motorcade, played a part in the assassination.

Welsh Home administrator brings experience, enthusiasm to job

By Sue Botos Rocky River New Welsh Home administrator Sarah Koch has always valued teamwork. The Berea High School graduate says when she was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009, she was the only person, that she was aware of, who had received 12 varsity letters; four each in soccer, swimming [...]

Navy SEALs forerunners chronicled in Westlake native’s book

Formed to emulate an Italian underwater combat team that had blown up several British ships in the harbor of Alexandria, Eqypt, in December 1941, the Maritime Unit (MU) developed innovative tactics and equipment. Patrick O’Donnell traces how primitive versions of scuba equipment were gradually improved so MU members could spend extended periods of time under water.