Lakewood OH


Area Muslims share holiday greetings at Porter Library Saturday

In the lobby, the Muslims greeted library visitors with a smile, cheerful wish to have a happy holiday, and a candy cane.

Noted Ohio State Fair band director takes final bow after 42 years

By Sue Botos Rocky River Don Santa-Emma laughs when he says that he has retired about five times. But as the director of the All-Ohio State Fair Band told West Life in 2011, “The older I get, the heavier the baton gets.” After the band’s last performance at the 2015 Ohio State Fair, Santa-Emma, 75, […]

WWII war dog to receive Australian animal award

Smoky, a Yorkshire terrier who served with U.S. Army Air Corp personnel in the Pacific Theater of World War II, will be honored Friday with Australia’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ most prestigious animal bravery award.

2012 Westlake High grad named Rhodes Scholar

Tom Carroll is one of 32 Americans recently awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, which provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England.