Lakewood OH


Westlake native honors grandfather’s larger than life accomplishments with big screen project

A member of a family which has helped thousands of  people through the years with their family business and assistance to those in need could use a little deserved help from the public for a special project. Katie Leimkuehler, who grew up in Westlake and interned a few years ago for West Life while she […]

Mayor: GSA needs to market NASA property quickly

By Eileen Patton Guest columnist The leadership at the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center has determined that two large office buildings, known as Buildings 500 and 501, will be completely vacated by July 1. This office complex was built in the early 1960s and totals approximately 165,000 square feet. This once prosperous area, located […]

Egg hunt shows parents’ scrambled priorities

I never realized it before, but my husband and I were bad parents. We were there for all of our daughter’s skating competitions (my fingernails are just beginning to grow back), scraped knees, “boy drama,” friend drama, school plays and dance photo ops. But there were times we let her make her own decisions and […]

It’s a battle for impressions in Rocky River levy loss

When Rocky River school board Finance Committee Chairman Scott Swartz said recently that “the deficit might not be so bad at the end of 2013,” the single clap of thunder was that of operating levy opponents smacking their hands together. That sound you just heard was the sound of a point being made. The district […]