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Makerspace provides modern meeting place for creative students

By Sue Botos Rocky River There are those who think technology is isolating, robbing individuals of the ability to connect on a personal level. But don’t tell that to Rocky River students who recently used the high school’s new Makerspace, which not only provides cutting-edge equipment, but the chance for everyone to learn and collaborate [...]

Who do the Clagues think they are?

Friday is Arbor Day, the day on which people around the world celebrate the benefit of trees. But on Saturday, members of the Westlake Historical Society and the Westlake Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will celebrate a different sort of tree – the family tree.

New book lets fans ‘time travel’ through the movies

By Sue Botos Westshore “The movies are like a machine that generates empathy.” – Roger Ebert Lakewood-based film reviewer Byron Brubaker agrees with this quote from the late Chicago Sun-Times movie critic, but he likes to add his own twist. “The movies are like a time machine,” Brubaker recently told West Life. The North Canton [...]

One final run for Emily

The final Emily’s Rainbow Run takes place Sunday morning at the athletic track at Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd. The four-mile race begins at 8 a.m., with the two-mile run/walk beginning five minutes later. A kids’ fun run is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. The registration fee is $20 for adults, $15 for those 18 and younger, and $10 for kids fun-run participants.