Lakewood OH


Ex Bay JV coach labeled a sex offender, being evaluated for treatment program

By Jeff Gallatin Westshore A former Bay High JV basketball coach must register for life as a sex offender and is being sent to a court psychiatric clinic for evaluation for treatment, Kevin Fillinger, 27, of Fairview Park was sentenced Nov. 19 in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court for sexual assault charges stemming from incidents [...]

Clothing recycling now in fashion for Rocky River

By Sue Botos Rocky River All of those ugly bridesmaid dresses and college sweatshirts lurking in the back of residents’ closets can now add up to cash for the city through a new clothing recycling program. Amware Recycling has set up collection boxes on the City Hall campus and at the service department waste transfer [...]

Three Bay teenagers get community service, probation in phony ice bucket challenge case sentencing

By Jeff Gallatin BAY VILLAGE Three Bay Village teenagers who admitted to dumping a vile concoction containing urine, tobacco spit and water on a friend in a now infamous phony ice bucket challenge were sentenced Monday to community service and journal requirements for their role in the incident. All three – two Bay High School [...]

Funeral home sign brightens people’s days in all the wrong ways

Mayor Eileen Patton counseled the owners of a new funeral home and nearby residents to “talk it out” and resolve a dispute about a brightly lit sign. The mayor acknowledged that, as a member of the planning commission, she voted for the sign variance, not realizing the impact it would have on residents across the freeway.