Lakewood OH


Mayor: Bloom participants help beautify community

First-, second- and third-place prizes were awarded in 15 categories this year. First-place winners each received a $25 gift certificate to one of four area garden centers – Cahoon Nursery, Dean’s Greenhouse, Gale’s Westlake Garden Center or Plant Crafters.

Variety, color highlight award-winning Donna Drive garden

The yard includes 14 varieties of hostas alone, and 40 to 50 varieties of other plants, including lilies and Veronicas. Because much of his yard is shaded, the Woyandskys plant many species that don’t require a lot of sunlight, such as hellebores, ferns, ligulardias (leopard plants) and Jacob’s ladder.

Downspout disconnection law designed to help stop flooding

By Jeff Gallatin Bay Village Bay Village officials are considering legislation that clarifies how people can have downspouts disconnected on their property to aid residents trying to prevent flooding on their property. City Council discussed the proposal during its Aug. 3 committee of the whole session, before a special council meeting. Prior to the meetings, […]

Final farewell drawing near for North Olmsted middle school

By Jeff Gallatin North Olmsted As North Olmsted school officials transition to a new sixth- through 12th-grade school in the next three years, they also are preparing a final farewell for the 85-year-old middle school. Officials have set the final farewell tour for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 29 at the middle school […]