Lakewood OH


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.

Young business owners help customers feel the ‘Vibe’ of a healthy lifestyle

By Sue Botos Rocky River Childhood friends Sam Rego, Austin Snyder and James Ryan may have joked about going into business together when they met in grade school at Lakewood Catholic Academy. But it was the gift of a juice maker one Christmas that really stirred the idea for FruitVibe cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices. [...]

Rose candidates pursue Irish heritage

If the contestants to become the next Ohio Rose of Tralee are any indication, Irish-Americans are doing a good job passing on their heritage from generation to generation.