Lakewood OH


Instruments emerge from cases at summer band camp

Music teacher Scott Rovniak’s two summer programs – a concert band program for fifth- and sixth-graders and a jazz ensemble class for those in grades six through eight – concluded July 2 with a concert in the middle school gymnasium.

Former Rocky River resident encourages others to take genealogy journey

By Sue Botos Westshore Families usually have stories that are passed down from generation to generation, but few actually take the time to record these tales. Former Rocky River resident Kathy Walsh was so inspired by her grandmother’s life that she not only wrote a book, but is helping others to research their roots. “Many [...]

Rocky River Senior Center director to bid farewell after a decade

By Sue Botos Rocky River Rocky River Senior Center Director Carol Calladine laughs when asked if bingo is one of the facility’s options. “We don’t play bingo,” Calladine said of what many consider a stereotypical pastime for seniors. But, as she is quick to point out, the center does offer a variety of activities, ranging [...]

Kailee Shaver, 13, making a name with her voice

Many in the Westshore have come to recognize Kailee Shaver as the young girl with the big voice who can belt out the national anthem with ease.